Free Press Journal
  • What you did not know about Pakistani ‘Raees’ actress Mahira Khan!

    Pakistani beauty Mahira Khan is all set to shine on the silver screen with Rahul Dholakia’s ‘Raees’ opposite Shah Rukh Khan. Mahira rose to fame with a Pakistani television serial ‘Hamsafar’, enjoys a huge fan following both in Pakistan and India.  Besides Hamsafar, Mahira also got recognition ever since she signed her Bollywood debut film with Shah Rukh Khan. Mahira will be playing Shah Rukh’s love interest.

  • Free expression in varsities under threat, says former PM Manmohan Singh

    Kolkata: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said independent thinking and free expression at Indian universities were under “threat” in the wake of unrests at the University of Hyderabad (HCU) and Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

  • UP Polls: SP puts ball in Congress court for alliance

    Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party is likely to contest the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly election independently if the Congress Party does not announce the alliance today itself.

  • HC pulls up CBI for tardy progress in Pansare, Dabholkar cases

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today said it was “very unhappy” over the pace of progress in the Narendra Dabholkar and Govind Pansare murder cases even as the probe agency CBI informed the court that Scotland Yard has refused to help in the forensic probe on the ground that there was no legal bond between the UK and India for sharing data.

  • Obama posts emotional farewell letter on Facebook

    New York: As Donald Trump sets to take oath as the 45th President of the United States, outgoing President Barack Obama shared an emotional farewell letter on the social networking site Facebook.

  • Bengal Global Business Summit 2017: Complete update

    Mamata Banarjee is at the helm of things in Bengal and under her leadership the third edition of the Bengal Global Business Summit is held on the 20th and 21st of January 2017, and it aims to provide opportunities of growth and business in Bengal.

  • Kareena to walk ramp for Anita Dongre at Lakme Fashion Week 2017

    Kareena Kapoor Khan, both during her pregnancy and after the birth of her son, Taimur, Khan has made her presence felt at almost all the B-town events and parties. Kareena even walked the ramp for Sabyasachi during Lakme Fashion Week last year while she was pregnant.

  • Shivpal finds place in Akhilesh Yadav’s first list

    Lucknow: Shivpal Yadav, the warring uncle of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, along with controversial UP minister Azam Khan has made it to the first list of 191 Samajwadi Party candidates released today for the Assembly elections.

  • Normal life hit in Pondy in bandh in support of Jallikattu

    Puducherry: Normal life was hit today in Puducherry by the dawn to dusk bandh called by various Tamil outfits and students organisations in support of holding the banned Jallikattu, to which various political parties, including ruling Congress, have extended support.

  • Jallikattu Row: Stalin, Kanimozhi among DMK leaders held

    Chennai: Scores of DMK workers, including party’s working secretary M K Stalin were today detained for staging rail roko on Jallikattu issue, even as protesters stayed put at Marina beach here and elsewhere in Tamil Nadu notwithstanding the Chief Minister’s assurance that an ordinance for conduct of the sport will be issued soon.

  • Ford EcoSport platinum edition launched at Rs 10.39 lakh

    Ford has launched yet another special version for the EcoSport – the Platinum Edition. It is available with either the 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine or the 1.5-litre TDCi motor. The petrol version is priced at Rs 10.39 lakh and the one with the diesel engine gets a price tag of Rs 10.69 lakh (both prices, ex-showroom Delhi).

  • Historic Sandhurst road station to be demolished

    For commuters convenience Central railway has planned to build new 5 and 6 lines between CST and Kurla. For this railway authorities have to make many changes. It also means that historic Sandhurst Road Station on the Harbour Line will be demolished.

  • From Kamal Hassan to Rajnikanth Southern stars come in support for Jallikattu

    The issue of Jallikattu ban has become a raging topic in Tamil Nadu at the moment. Thousand of supporter of Jallikattu, a bull taming festival where the animals are forced to drink alcohol and chilli powder is rubbed into their eyes, have rallied in parts of southern India to demand the government to lift the ban on the traditional event.

  • New legislation to tighten H1B visas to foreign techies

    Washington, Two powerful US Senators have announced they will introduce a legislation which, if passed by the Congress, would give preference to foreigners studying in American universities, a move that will tighten the noose around the H-1B visa programme and could hurt Indian IT firms.