Free Press Journal
  • Protests, FIR against Oppo official who tore Indian flag

    Noida: Amid high drama outside the office of Chinese mobile phone company Oppo here, an FIR was lodged on Tuesday against a company official who allegedly tore the national flag and threw it into a dustbin. Police registered a case for showing disrespect to the national flag, based on a complaint filed by the company employees against the Chinese national who is a production manager in the company.

  • Stand on cow slaughter in NE not connected to UP: BJP

    Shillong: The BJP today said its stand on cow slaughter in Meghalaya and other north-eastern states was not connected to its crackdown on illegal abattoirs in Uttar Pradesh. “This (cow slaughter ban) is an issue of a specific state, Uttar Pradesh, and is not even remotely connected to the party’s stand on the issue in Meghalaya in particular, or in any tribal-dominated state in the north-east,” state BJP chief Shibun Lyngdoh told

  • Collector’s office files FIR into illegal const at Versova

    Mumbai: The suburban collector’s office has registered an FIR against 53 unauthorised structures it had identified in the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) in suburban Versova, an official said today. Deependra Singh Kushwah, Mumbai suburban collector said that the district administration has called a joint meeting of the concerned departments next week and future steps that need to be taken on illegal constructions will be discussed.

  • UN chief urges Arabs to unite against Syria war

    Zaatari Refugee Camp (Jordan): UN chief Antonio Guterres called on Arab leaders today to set aside their differences to confront Syria’s six-year conflict, as he toured a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan. “Arab unity is a very important element in order to allow this region to be stabilised and for… the Syrian refugees to find again a future that corresponds to their aspirations,” Guterres said.

  • TV folks talk about Gudi Padwa!

    Gudi Padwa celebration is on and people are celebrating it with full energy with their family and love ones, so on this auspicious day our favourite TV celebs have shared their plan and are telling us how they are going to celebrate it with their family and friends.

  • The new Blade Runner universe to be bleaker, says Gosling

    Actor Ryan Gosling, who plays the lead in the sequel to “Blade Runner”, says the new film will be bleaker than the Ridley Scott-directed original. Scott presented a chaotic dystopian world in his groundbreaking sci-fi movie “Blade Runner” and the sequel “2049”, coming after a gap of 35-years, is a continuation of the same story. Gosling teased the story at CinemaCon, reported Entertainment Weekly. “It’s the same iconic universe, but it’s changed

  • Kickboxer Idris wants to do action films

    Actor Idris Elba wants to star in an action-led fighting film like “Rocky” after doing a year’s training to become a professional K1 kickboxer for the documentary “Fighter”. “My agent has been fielding boxing scripts left, right and centre. They’re not imaginative enough, though. Maybe one day I’ll do a fight film but what would be the story? Comeback king of the year? I don’t know,” Elba told Metro newspaper. “I feel

  • Scarlett finds Chef Gordon Ramsay hot

    Actress Scarlett Johansson has a soft corner for chefs and says she especially finds celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay as the “hottest guy”. After filing for divorce from Romain Dauriac earlier this month, Johansson says she is “on guard because I have a young daughter”, reports

  • When Pierce Brosnan mistakenly ate rat

    Actor Pierce Brosnan says he mistakenly ate rat while shooting for a film in Nigeria. The 63-year-old actor says he thought he had been offered beef and was left feeling ill after eating the rodent skin, reported Female First. “(The worst thing I’ve put in my mouth) is rat. I was in Nigeria making a movie called ‘Mister Johnson’ and we went into town one night and there were these delicacies on

  • Red Corner notice for Lalit Modi premature: Interpol

    New Delhi: Graft-tainted former cricket czar Lalit Modi got a major reprieve after the Interpol declined a “premature” Indian request for a Red Corner Notice to seek his arrest and extradition as a probe against him in India hasn’t concluded. Modi tweeted his happiness: “The sword that was hanging over my head has suddenly gone.”

  • Vyapam scam: CBI files chargesheet against three accused

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a supplementary charge-sheet against three accused in connection with the Vyapam scam cases. The accused have been identified as the solver, middlemen and the candidate and the CBI had registered the case in December 2015 against them on the orders of the Supreme Court and took over the investigation registered earlier at Police Station Kampu, Gwalior.

  • The Virtual femme fantasies

    From VR and sex-tech to porn, women are now choosing different modes to satisfy their sexual urges by becoming largest consumers of pornography

  • Soon, detect TB within hours

    Washington: Scientists have developed the first rapid blood test that can diagnose tuberculosis and measure the severity of the deadly infection within a few hours, an advance that may help combat the worldwide epidemic.

  • Black holes’ winds giving life to stars

    Scientists have detected stars forming within powerful winds of material blasted out from supermassive black holes at the cores of galaxies located about 600 million light-years from Earth

  • High-fibre foods keep an eye on onset of diabetes

    Sydney: A diet rich in high-fibre foods – such as fruits, vegetables, legumes and whole grains – encourage the production of short-chain fatty acids that are beneficial for the immune system and may help protect against the onset of Type 1 diabetes, a study shows.