Free Press Journal
  • Mariah’s ‘pricey’ performance at wedding

    Singer Mariah Carey was paid “over seven figures” to perform at a Russian billionaire’s granddaughter’s wedding ceremony. According to a source close to the Grammy award-wining songstress, she dedicated her smash hit “We Belong Together” to 19-year-old bride Irene Kogan and her new husband, Daniel Kevey, reported Us magazine. Carey also performed hits such as “My All” and “It’s Like That.”

  • Jennifer Lawrence dons the spy hat

    Actress Jennifer Lawrence is back at work in Hungary filming her new spy thriller “Red Sparrow”. The actress left New York for Budapest as shooting started for the film, which is being helmed by her “Hunger Games” director Francis Lawrence, reports

  • Dippy’s PIKU changed DJ Caruso’s perception of B’wood

    DJ Caruso, director of Deepika Padukone’s debut Hollywood film “xXx: Return of Xander Cage,” says “Piku” starring the actress in lead role broke his misconceptions about Bollywood being “escapist”.

  • Congress to gherao RBI offices to protest demonetisation

    New Delhi: The Congress will gherao the Reserve Bank of India office in Delhi and 25 other RBI offices across the country from Wednesday as part of its protest against demonetisation and “destruction of RBI’s autonomy”.

  • Fans love this vamp

    Actress Adaa Khan, who plays a negative character in Naagin, says she doesn’t get any hate mails. In fact, the audience seems to be appreciating her character.

  • Karan Wahi is done with flirting!

    TV host Karan Wahi seems to be trying new tricks to keep his audiences engaged. Hosting a show is no small task, and Karan knows how monotonous it may get sometimes. “As an anchor creating good content is my sole responsibility.

  • Kiara Advani finds love again

    Earlier, she was dating her Fugly co-star, Mohit Marwah. And now, Kiara Advani has found love in director Mustan’s (from the famous Abbas-Mustan duo) son – Mustafa Burmawalla. The two are working together in Mustafa’s debut film Machine (being directed by Abbas-Mustan).

  • Mishti Chakraborty excited to work with Naseer, Vidya

    Mishti Chakraborty, who made her Bollywood debut with filmmaker Subhash Ghai’s Kaanchi: The Unbreakable, may not have done many Hindi movies but she has done quite a few films in South. The beautiful actress, who was last seen in Great Grand Masti, is now busy preparing for her next Hindi release Begum Jaan.

  • Shruti Haasan warms hearts in chilling Lucknow

    Shruti Haasan seems to be winning hearts of the crew of her latest film.  The ‘Behen Hogi Teri’  team has been shooting in the biting cold in Lucknow and is believed to be on the last leg of the shoot. Says a source, “Everyone’s really excited about this venture.

  • Yami-Hrithik are fresh, and hot!

    In a year that hasn’t really seen fresh jodis and pairings, January should be exciting for the simple reason that Hrithik Roshan and Yami Gautam are coming together on screen for the very first time in Kaabil ,  directed by Sanjay Gupta .

  • Drug may boost memory in patients recovering from depression

    London: A drug commonly used to treat excessive daytime sleepiness may enhance memory and cognitive skills such as concentration and attention in patients recovering from depression, says new research.

  • Shruti Haasan and A R Rahman re-create Ranjha Ranjha song

    The charming actress Shruti Haasan will be seen singing ‘Ranjha Ranjha’ on Royal Stag Barrel Select MTV Unplugged Season 6 from Mani Ratnam’s film Ravana with legendry singer and composer A R Rahman.

  • Teens losing sleep over social media

    London: One in five teens regularly wake up in the night to send or check messages on social media, which makes them three times more likely to feel constantly tired at school than their peers who do not log on at night, a new UK study has warned, reports PTI.

  • Coffee adds years to your life

    London: Why do coffee drinkers tend to have a longer life?  The finding that coffee drinkers tend to live longer than people who abstain has long puzzled scientists. US scientists believe they’ve found the answer – and it’s to do with caffeine. It helps to block chemicals in the blood that promote inflammation, they say. The study was published in Nature Medicine.

  • Humans arrived in North America 10,000 years earlier than thought

    Toronto: Humans may have stepped into North America about 10,000 years earlier than previously believed, a new study has found. The earliest settlement date of North America, until now estimated at 14,000 years Before Present (BP) is now estimated at 24,000 BP, at the height of the last ice age or Last Glacial Maximum.

  • Bee, wasp stings more fatal than snake and spider bites

    Sydney: An Australian research has discovered that venom from bees and wasps, rather than those from jellyfish, spiders or snakes, poses a biggest public health threat, a study has revealed.

  • Proper maternal vitamins, good nurturing may boost kids IQ

    Jakarta: Want your kids to be smarter with higher levels of intelligent quotient (IQ)? A study has suggested that women who take proper vitamin supplements during their pregnancy as well as provide a strong nurturing environment to their children may boost their memory and cognitive ability equivalent of up to one full year of schooling, according to IANS.

  • New NASA smartphone game lets you grow plants on ISS!

    Washington: NASA has launched a gaming app that allows you to virtually float around the International Space Station (ISS), meet the crew and even grow plants using your smartphone. In the game “Space Science Investigations: Plant Growth,” players have to first how to navigate in the ISS’s micro-gravity environment, or “zero-g” , says PTI.

  • Tigers to roam in Central Asia again

    New Delhi: Caspian tigers, some of the largest cats that ever lived – up to 10 feet long and weighing more than 300 pounds – met a grim end in the middle of the 20th century. Until the mid-1960s when they were designated as extinct, they ranged from modern-day Turkey through much of Central Asia, including Iran and Iraq, to north-western China.