Free Press Journal
  • Wikipedia editors ban ‘unreliable’ Daily Mail as source

    London: Wikipedia editors have voted to ban the use of articles from British tabloid The Daily Mail and its globally popular website as sources, calling them “unreliable”, according to a statement.

  • Jama Masjid Imam urges Muslims to boycott SP in UP polls

    Lucknow: Jama Masjid Imam, Syed Ahmed Bukhari on Thursday urged the Muslim community of Uttar Pradesh to boycott the Samajwadi Party in the upcoming state assembly polls.

  • Decide representation against SP’s poll manifesto: High Court tells EC

    Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court today directed the Election Commission to expeditiously decide a representation charging the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh with making “false” claims of completion of a number of projects in its manifesto for assembly elections.

  • Wanted: A house for this cute couple!

    Rohit Pramar talks to Omkar Kapoor and Simran Kaur Mundi about their web-based feature film dealing with love life in a metro city

  • Salil Ankola is back, and how!

    TV actor Salil Ankola, who is currently seen in Siddarth Kumar Tewary’s Karamphaldata Shani, is enjoying his stint on TV. He says, “Karamphaldata Shani is my comeback serial to television after a gap of five years as I stayed away from work for personal reasons.”
    Ankola has been seen in many popular serials including Kora Kagaz, Kehta Hai Dil and Bigg Boss.

  • Veteran actress Amardeep Jha learns Haryanvi

    Veteran actress Amardeep Jha, who is currently seen as Santo in Meri Durga, had to attend a workshop for her new accent. Speaking on her character, Amardeep says, “The most interesting thing is that I am playing a Haryanvi woman for the first time. We had a special workshop for this language, and a tutor is also present on the sets to correct our lingo.

  • Eva, Gemma are Vita & Virginia

    Actress Eva Green and Gemma Arterton will star in the movie based one of the life tracks of celebrated writer Virginia Woolf. The duo is set to star in “Vita & Virginia” directed by Chanya Button. The movie discovers the course of friendship and love affair between Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West, which formed the inspiration for the author’s novel “Orlando”.

  • Paying homage to Prince, George Michael

    The Recording Academy has announced that the 59th annual Grammy Awards will pay homage to pop icons Prince and George Michael, who both passed away last year. “While the primary focus of the Grammy Awards is to celebrate and honour the year’s best in music, we consider it our responsibility to tell music’s broader story by honouring its legends lost—that’s what we strive to achieve with our annual tributes,” Grammys Executive Producer

  • Gaga, Perry, Metallica to sizzle the Grammys

    Pop singer Lady Gaga and legendary band Metallica are geared up to set the 2017 Grammy Awards stage on fire together. The 30-year-old songstress will collaborate with the metal gods for the prestigious music award. A fan site initially tweeted an unaired promo for the show, where one could see the duo playing together. This is a new development after Gaga’s announcing her world tour for Joanne, post her 2017 Super Bowl

  • Subhash Nagare’s back: Sarkar 3 gets April 7 release

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan starrer “Sarkar 3” is set to release on April 7 this year. The third installment in the ‘Sarkar’ franchise will also star Ronit Roy, Jackie Shroff, Manoj Bajpayee, Amit Sadh and Yami Gautam in the lead roles. Eros Now announced the release date of the movie on Twitter. “Get ready to hear Govinda chants once again! Our epic film #Sarkar3 is all set to release on 7 April 2017.

  • Tej Bahadur Yadav’s family moves to Delhi HC, files habeas corpus plea

    New Delhi: The wife of BSF constable Tej Bahadur Yadav, whose video complaining of poor quality of food being served to the jawans went viral, on Thursday filed a habeas corpus petition in the Delhi High Court as they have no information of his whereabouts.

  • First nuclear explosion helps test Moon’s formation theory

    Los Angeles: Scientists have used decades-old radioactive glass, found blanketing the ground after the first nuclear test bomb explosion, to examine theories about the Moon’s formation about 4.5 billion years ago.

  • Why some songs give you pleasure akin to sex, drugs

    Toronto: The brain-chemical system that is linked to pleasure while listening to one’s favourite song also draws pleasure from sex and recreational drugs as well as lip-smacking food, shows a recent study.

  • New NASA research casts doubt on Proxima b habitability

    Washington: A recently discovered Earth-sized planet, dubbed Proxima b, which orbits within the “habitable zone” of the red dwarf Proxima Centauri, may not actually harbour life, new NASA research suggests. The search for life beyond Earth starts in habitable zones, the regions around stars where conditions could potentially allow liquid water — which is essential for life as we know it – to pool on a planet’s surface.

  • Facebook Safety Check will now aid you in emergencies

    New York: Social media giant Facebook has announced an update to Safety Check, called Community Help, that lets people find and give help such as food, shelter and transportation after a crisis. In the areas of immediate danger, Safety Check allows people to notify their family and friends that they are safe. This feature of Facebook has been used during natural calamities and terrorists attacks across the world.

  • Tamil Nadu: O Panneerselvam briefs Governor Vidyasagar Rao

    Chennai: Caretaker Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today held a brief meeting with Governor C Vidyasagar Rao amid the political uncertainty in the state and said that “good things will happen” but did not elaborate.

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