Free Press Journal
  • 10 female centric films to look forward in 2017

    2016 was an ordinary year when it came to female centric films doing well commercially as well as critically. Neerja was on the top while Pink and Dear Zindagi followed, and these were the only three exceptions in addition to moderately successful Happy Bhag Jayegi. However, Kahaani 2, Sarbjit and Akira couldn’t do much while One Night Stand, Phobia and Parched didn’t find any audience whatsoever.

  • Jallikattu

    What is Jallikattu? All the history you need to know about this bull-taming sport!

    Thousands of protesters camped on the sands of Marina in Chennai to protest against the bull-taming sport Jallikattu. The sport is also known as Manju Virattu and is part of the Pongal harvest festival. It has been over 36 hours now, started with 50 people the crowd is increasing every minute. The peaceful protesters claim they will stay at the beach until the ban is lifted. In a meeting with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister

  • Man brings home male surrogate child without consulting wife

    Mumbai: A 43-year-old woman has filed a police complaint against her husband alleging that her husband had a surrogate male child by entering into an agreement with another woman without her consent, which she came to know later through an RTI query.

  • Obama makes final presidential call to PM Modi, thanks him for partnership

    New Delhi: Hours before he exits the White House, US President Barack Obama made a farewell call to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, thanking him for his partnership and to review bilateral cooperation in various fields, including defence and civil nuclear energy.

  • Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees granted UA certificate with 6 verbal cuts

    The soon to release Shah Rukh Khan starrer Raees that has been making headlines ever since its announcement has received its censor certificate from the Central Board of Film Certification. We hear that the film has been cleared with a ‘UA’ rating with 6 cuts.

  • Thai Airways to probe Rolls-Royce corruption

    Bangkok: Thailand’s flagship airline today said it had launched a probe into revelations that Rolls-Royce paid millions of dollars in bribes to win contracts, including to airline employees and government officials.

  • Priyanka Chopra wins 2nd People’s Choice Awards for ‘Quantico’

    Los Angeles: Indian actress Priyanka Chopra was overwhelmed to win the “Favourite Dramatic TV Actress” for her role in the American drama TV series “Quantico” at the People’s Choice Awards 2017, where popular chat show host Ellen DeGeneres broke the record for the most People’s Choice Awards in history.

  • America First strategy has potential to damage Indo-US ties

    Washington: Warning that Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ strategy has the potential to “damage” Indo-US ties, prominent Indian-American scholar Ashley Tellis, who is speculated to be the next envoy to India, has said the President-elect needs to strengthen bilateral relations to cope up with the challenges posed by China.

  • J&K assembly passes resolution for return of migrant Pandits

    Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution, seeking the return of hundreds and thousands of Kashmiri Hindus who migrated from the Valley at the beginning of a separatist war in the late 1980s.

  • IIT Bombay set to build ‘Research Park’ to support student start-ups

    Indian Institute of Bombay is set to build a ‘Research Park’ for start-ups, and set up R&D centres in the institute for promoting entrepreneurship. The development will help students get an industrial exposure into real-world applications of their chosen fields.

  • Constructive ties with Russia is in interest of US, world: Obama

    Washington: Outgoing US President Barack Obama today said having a “constructive” relationship with Russia is in the interest of America and the world and admitted that bilateral ties had reverted to an “adversarial spirit” during Vladimir Putin’s presidency.

  • 2017 KTM RC 390 and RC 200 launched at Rs 2.25 and 1.72 Lakh respectively

    Bajaj Auto today launched the 2017 models of the KTM RC twins in India. The bigger RC 390 has been priced at Rs 2,25,300 and the RC 200 gets a price tag of Rs 1,71,740 (both ex-showroom, Delhi). While there aren’t any major cosmetic updates on the bikes, both gets a revised colour scheme (new UV resistant paint) for a fresh look and both have been made Euro 4 compliant as well.