Free Press Journal
  • Kumar sisters sizzle with rapper Raftaar

    After the success of Dhakad from Dangal, rapper Raftaar is back with his new song Mera Highway Star. The song is a collaboration between Raftaar and the sister duo Tulsi and Kushali Kumar. The teaser for the song, which was released recently by the trio, will see Raftaar, and the Kumar sisters in sexy avatar. Cut-off shorts, bling and car and a power pack performance by Raftaar add an entirely new element

  • Shrenu Parikh to make Bollywood debut

    Popular television actress Shrenu Parikh, who gained popularity from serials like Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?…Ek Baar Phir and Dil Bole Oberoi, is making her Bollywood debut with the film Thodi Thodi Si Manmaaniyan.

  • Would have dedicated seven years for ‘Baahubali’: Prabhas

    Chennai: Actor Prabhas on Sunday said he would have dedicated seven years – not just four years – of his life for S.S Rajamouli’s “Baahubali” franchise without a second thought.  “For Rajamouli, I would have even spent more than four years on ‘Baahubali’.

  • Davis Cup: Bhupathi clears the air, says has no ‘personal agenda’ against Paes

    Bengaluru : Even as India thrashed Uzbekistan by winning the Davis Cup 4-1 to advance to the World Group Play-offs in Bengaluru, India’s non-playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi on Sunday opened up about his rift with Leander Paes which widened after the latter was dropped in the final four-man team for the tournament.

  • Kirsten Dunst uncomfortable with sex scenes

    Actress Kirsten Dunst says she wanted her intimate scenes in the movie The Beguiled to get over as fast as possible because she did not like filming them. The trailer for director Sofia Coppola’s upcoming film features an intense scene between Dunst and Colin Farrell and the actress says it made her very uncomfortable, “I am on the floor and my clothes are being ripped. I don’t like it, I just wanted

  • Improvement in Vinod Khanna’s health, says hospital medical bulletin

    New Delhi: Veteran actor Vinod Khanna, who was admitted in HN Reliance Foundation and Research Centre in Girgaum, Mumbai, on March 31 due to severe dehydration, is better now, says a medical bulletin released by the hospital today.

  • Victoria Beckham admits she was never a good singer

    Former Spice Girls member Victoria Beckham says she was never the best singer or dancer in the group, which also consisted of Mel B, Emma Bunton, Geri Horner and Melanie C.

  • Kristen Bell needs caffeine to be nice to people 

    Kristen Bell has opened up about her love for coffee and revealed that she needs to have a cup in the morning before talking to anyone. The Frozen star, who has two children with husband Dax Shepard – Lincoln, four, and Delta, two, quipped she needs her morning coffee before she’s ‘nice to anyone’.

  • Tamil Nadu: EC cancels RK Nagar bypoll over use of money power

    New Delhi: Taking a firm view, the Election Commission tonight cancelled the April 12 bypoll to the R K Nagar Assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu, saying the electoral process has been “seriously vitiated” by parties through use of money power.

  • Cave-in on Chennai road takes city bus and car along

    Chennai : Passengers of a city bus and a car driver escaped unhurt today when a section of an arterial road suddenly caved in near the site of underground tunnelling for the Metro Rail here, police said.

  • Rupee rides on strong economic fundamentals

    Though there would be the inevitable pressure on exports, the inflow of foreign funds of a record magnitude with their consequent effect on the rupee hitting its 20-month high in relation to the US dollar, the Euro, the British pound, the Japanese yen is on balance a positive development for India. It is indeed a reflection of growing confidence in the Indian economy in the wake of the country’s strong economic fundamentals and the

  • Come down hard on cow vigilantes

    The Supreme Court is justified in its apparent outrage over cow vigilantism in some states. Its direction to the Central government and six states to respond on a public interest litigation (PIL) plea to declare cow vigilantes “extortionists” and put an end to their atrocities against

  • racism

    We lily-white North Indians

    Former RSS mouthpiece editor Tarun Vijay has a squishy crestfallen appearance these days as if he is perhaps the most misunderstood person on this side of the Vindhyas.

  • Spend More, Regulate Better

    The nation has a new health policy after 14 years. The long gap itself indicates the priority, or the lack thereof, accorded to a sector that is in need of some urgent attention and has deep linkages with the nation’s aspiration to grow faster and emerge as a strong economy in the global order. The new policy has proposed seven key shifts in organizing health care services, among them a welcome change in primary

  • The beautiful and mystical river (adapted)— Kenneth J. Willers

    Once upon a time, there was a man who went on a journey in search of a beautiful and mystical river. When he found the river, he sat down next to it. He drank of it deeply; he bathed in it; he fished from it; he played in it – and he even nearly drowned in it. This man was filled with joy at just being near the river.

  • BJP vs Shiv Sena tug of war till August

    The Union Government is forced to bow to the pressure from the Shiv Sena and revoke the ban to fly by Air India or any other private carrier against the Sena Member of Parliament, Ravindra Gaikwad for his shameful unruly behavior on flight on 23rd March. Gaikwad hit an Air India officer with his footwear–25 times–in the aircraft and later boasted about it. Now that the ban is lifted after a fortnight, Gaikwad and

  • foetuses

    Suspended Nashik doctor charged under MTP Act

    Nashik: An offence under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act was registered against a suspended woman doctor of Nashik civil hospital for illegally aborting a 24-week foetus.