Free Press Journal
  • Delhi HC reopens five cases relating to 1984 anti-Sikh riots

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reopened five cases in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that were closed in 1986. Earlier, the apex court directed the Centre to deposit more than 190 files in connection with this case.

  • Aussie media labels Virat “classless” and “egomaniac”

    Melbourne: Australian media today launched a scathing attack on Virat Kohli, labelling the India captain as “classless” and “egomaniac” following his no-longer-friends comment at the end of a spiteful Test series.

  • Manoj Bajpayee ‘bitches about the world’ with his wife

    Mumbai: National Award-winning actor Manoj Bajpayee has revealed that he and his wife Neha Bajpayee like to “bitch” about the world over tea. Manoj appeared on TV show “Yaar Mera Superstar Season 2” along with his “Naam Shabana” co-star Taapsee Pannu. On the show, Manoj revealed that he wakes up at 5 a.m. every morning.

  • Pope demands ‘urgent’ action to protect civilians in Iraq

    Vatican City: Pope Francis today demanded “urgent” action to protect civilians in Iraq, saying forces involved in the battle for Mosul have an obligation to protect innocents following a recent spike in civilian casualties. Francis issued a special appeal for peace in Iraq at the end of his general audience. He greeted an interfaith group of Iraqis on hand in St Peter’s Square, encouraging them in helping Iraq find reconciliation among various

  • India’s small firm becomes the nightmare for world’s biggest seed company Monsanto

    Millions of Dollars was beyond the reach of Indian business man Rao last year as he prepared to take his Indian cotton seed company public. But Rao didn’t lose hope and he got funding from American private equity investor a sum of $54 million (nearly Rs 359.2 crore). Rao also made a long term agreement with Monsanto Co, the world’s largest seed company, for the technology used in genetically modified cotton seeds

  • Re-entry of Khushi aka Jyotsna Chandola in Sasural Simar Ka!

    Actress Jyotsna Chandola who plays Khushi Bharadwaj in Sasural Simar Ka is getting a wonderful response after her re-entry in the show. Jyotsna shares, “I am not in the Bharadwaj house, the conversation is only through phone calls. So people are very happy whenever I am on the set. So it feels like family whenever I am there.” Speaking about her negative character, she says, “It was very negative in the beginning,

  • Karan Johar takes his twins Roohi and Yash home

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar on Wednesday took home his surrogate twins Roohi and Yash after they spent over seven weeks in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of a hospital here.

  • Pro Kabaddi League season 5 to have four new teams

    Mumbai: Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) is all set to add four new teams to the already existing eight to make it a twelve-team affair for the upcoming fifth season in July.

  • Ujjain: 20 shops gutted in a fire

    Ujjain: Over 20 shops were gutted in a fire in this Madhya Pradesh city on Wednesday, officials said.

  • No women for foot-washing ritual: Syro-Malabar Catholic Church

    Kochi: The Syro-Malabar Catholic Church will stick to the traditional practice of performing foot-washing on Maundy Thursday on men only with the Vatican exempting it from its decree allowing participation of women in the ritual.

  • No intl law to bar sale of items carrying Indian flag image

    New Delhi: There is no international law barring the sale of products including doormats with image of the Indian flag in other countries, but legal action can be launched against e-commerce sites with commercial activities in India for selling such items, the government said today.

  • Haryana Govt makes arrangements for crop procurement from Apr

    Chandigarh: Haryana government has made all necessary arrangements for smooth procurement of wheat and mustard from mandis in the state. The produce will be procured at Minimum Support Price by the state government from April 1. All necessary arrangements have been made for smooth procurement of wheat and mustard from April 1, this was informed in a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar yesterday.

  • Confirmed! Amitabh Bachchan to play Bhishma in Mohanlal starrer Randamoozham

    Ever since Malayalam superstar Mohanlal announced that he will be playing the role of Bhima in the mega-budget movie, Randamoozham, speculations were rife that Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan have been roped in for the project. Now, ending the speculations, directior Sreekumar confirmed that Big B will play the role of ‘Bhishma’. However he also clarified that Aishwarya is not part of the film.