Free Press Journal
  • Lynn’s IPL campaign in doubt due to shoulder injury

    Kolkata: Chris Lynn’s IPL campaign was thrown in doubt today after the Kolkata Knight Riders batsman suffered yet another shoulder injury during the team’s match against Mumbai Indians.

  • Kulbhushan Jadhav’s family flat in Mumbai found locked

    Mumbai: As the news of the sentencing of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav to death by a Pakistan military court surfaced, people flocked to his family’s apartment in the city but found it to be locked. It was later revealed that Jadhav’s family members had moved to Pune and no one was staying in the flat.

  • SC to hear on Apr 13 pleas challenging use of EVMs in polls

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today said it will hear on April 13 the pleas challenging the use of EVMs in elections without equipping the machines with voter verified paper audit trail (VVPAT). A bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar refused to give sepearate hearing to a plea filed by former Samajwadi Party (SP) lawmaker Ataur Rehman who sought elections with EVMs equipped with VVPAT.

  • Jadhav’s death sentence should serve as warning: Pak Def Min

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s Defence Minister Khawaja Asif today said the death sentence handed out to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav for “spying” should serve as a warning to those “plotting” against the country. “Those plotting against Pakistan will not be spared,” Asif said after the Pakistani military announced that an army court has sentenced Jadhav to death after finding him guilty of “espionage and sabotage activities” and the army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa

  • From Lord Ram to Bollywood

    He became a household name after his successful stint on TV as Lord Ram and now Gurmeet Choudhary is trying to make a mark in Bollywood, which he says is difficult but not impossible.  “It is difficult but it is not impossible to make a foothold in the film industry. It is difficult to get the kind of work you want to do. It is difficult to reach this far especially when

  • Hrithik Roshan announced “Hrudayantar” will release on June 9

    Actor Hrithik Roshan has recently announced that popular fashion designer Vikram Phadnis’s maiden directorial venture “Hrudayantar” will release on June 9. Hrithik, who will be seen in a cameo in the upcoming Marathi film, announced the release date on Twitter on Monday.  “So happy to announce the release date of ‘Hrudayantar’ film that I’m happy to be a part of! Directed by my friend Vikram Phadnis,” Hrithik tweeted along with an image

  • Vidya Balan met with an accident in Mumbai; unhurt

    Manav Kaul will play the on-screen husband of Vidya Balan

    Actor Manav Kaul will play the on-screen husband of Vidya Balan in a slice-of-life comedy film ‘Tumhari Sulu’. “Our search for the character of Ashok lasted for two months. We finally zeroed down on Manav, who is a fine, seasoned actor capable of blending into different roles. We were looking for someone solid opposite Vidya and Manav fits the bill,” said director Suresh Triveni in a statement. Manav Kaul is best known

  • Shraddha-Arjun are new age couple

    The actors believe that parents nowadays are more forthcoming with ideas of live-in relationships, and love marriages

  • Cavill dons original superman’s suit

    Man of Steel Director Zack Snyder has shared a photo of Henry Cavill wearing a replica of Christopher Reeve’s Superman costume. The photo, which sees Cavill during his audition to play Superman in “Man of Steel”, is later captured and shared by fans via Twitter. “First test with Henry…I knew right away he was my Superman,” Snyder wrote in the caption. Cavill will reprise his role as Superman in upcoming ‘Justice League’.

  • Ryan wants to play Ripley

    Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds says he wants to remake “Alien” with himself in Sigourney Weaver’s role.  The 40-year-old actor insists his new sci-fi saga “Life” isn’t very similar to Ridley Scott’s famous franchise apart from the subject matter, but he could see himself portraying the actress’ iconic character Ellen Ripley. Asked about the comparisons, he says, “I think I’d make a good Ripley.”I’m tall; I could maybe work one of those mechanical

  • Rihanna Loves Chopard

    R&B star Rihanna is all set to debut as a jewellery designer this May. The 29-year-old music diva will be launching a fine jewellery collection with hi-end brand Chopard, which will premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, reported Elle magazine. The collection is titled ‘Rihanna Loves Chopard’, which draws its inspiration from the landscape and Carnival celebrations of her native island Barbados. “Rihanna and I collaborated closely on the collections, so

  • Daddy Bradley Cooper!

    Actor Bradley Cooper and girlfriend Irina Shayk welcomed their baby 2 weeks ago.

  • Two-thirds of Great Barrier Reef damaged

    About 1,500 km of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, or approximately two-thirds of the world’s largest coral system, has been damaged after two consecutive years of coral bleaching. The Great Barrier Reef, a World Heritage Site and the largest living thing on Earth, began to deteriorate in the 1990s as a result of the double impact of an increase in water temperatures and water acidity caused by higher carbon dioxide levels in the

  • What makes you fall for junk food?

    London: Whenever we are tried, instead of opting for a healthier option such as a fruit, most of us prefer that favourite chocolate bar or packet of biscuits. Ever wondered why? Researchers at Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University in Chicago recently presented their results of a study looking into the effects of sleep deprivation upon high-calorific food consumption at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society’s annual meeting in San Francisco, reports Science News.

  • Hitting the right ‘O’: Women may enjoy 20 orgasms in a row

    London: Multiple orgasms are quite common among females while making out with their partners, but a study has revealed that around seven in ten women may achieve as many as 20 orgasms during sex.

  • It’s all about being bad

    Hollywood villains often rock their evil side with skin diseases