Free Press Journal
  • I’m a private person, says Sachin Tendulkar

    Mumbai: Iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar says that though a private person, he has now learnt how to share certain things of his life as his fans want to know more about him. The forthcoming film “Sachin: A Billion Dreams” unveils a “different” side of his personality.

  • Sunny Deol’s Bhaiyyaji Superhit to clash with Salman Khan’s Tubelight this Eid

    The much in the making film Bhaiyyaji Superhit that has been in the pipeline for over six years has finally locked its release date and it is definitely going to be a clash of sorts with one of the year’s most anticipated blockbusters, Tubelight. Unfazed by the Salman Khan starrer, producer of Bhaiyyaji Superhit is quite confident about releasing the film during Eid.

  • No compromise on Jadhav: Pakistan Army

    Islamabad: The Pakistani military made it clear on Thursday that it will not “compromise” on the death sentence awarded to alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav.

  • PMLA court issues non-bailable warrant against Zakir Naik

    Mumbai: A special court to hear cases under the PMLA here issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik today in connection with a money laundering case.

  • PM Modi congratulates BJP workers for victory in assembly bypolls

    New Delhi: Terming the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) win in the assembly bypolls as ‘impressive’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday thanked the people for their constant support, blessings and unwavering faith in politics of development and good governance.

  • Singapore Open 2017: Sindhu, Praneeth advance to second round

    Singapore: Top Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth today advanced to the quarterfinals of the USD 350,000 Singapore Super Series after posting hard-fought victories in the women’s and men’s singles respectively here.

  • Quotes for Black Day: Celebrating singlehood

    In South Korea, there are two holidays when people give gifts (typically chocolate) to the opposite gender. On Valentine’s Day (February 14) females buy gifts for males, and on White Day (March 14) males reciprocate. Black Day is a holiday for those who did not receive anything on either of the holidays. Black Day is a South Korean invention. It is marked by people who have not found love dressing in

  • Do you know why April 14 is celebrated in South Korea as Black Day?

    April 14 in South Korea is celebrated as Black Day, an unusual holiday that has risen in prominence and popularity across over the last 15 years. In South Korea, February 14 is the day woman expresses their love by chocolate to men. White Day takes place on March 14 and it is the day when men express their love in return by giving candy to a woman. These special days encourage people

  • First Muslim female judge in US found dead

    New York: Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first-ever female Muslim judge in US history and the first African-American woman to serve on New Yorks highest court, was found dead in the Hudson River, police said. The body of Judge Abdus-Salaam, 65, was discovered floating fully clothed on the Manhattan side of the river by the Henry Hudson Parkway — just a mile from her central Harlem home — on Wednesday afternoon, officials said. She

  • Service tax rate to rise from 15% to 18% under GST: Revenue Secretary

    New Delhi: Services sector is likely to attract a higher tax rate of 18 per cent from the current 15 per cent under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, thus making services “slightly” more expensive, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia has said. “Yes, for the services sector the standard rate may move to 18 per cent,” Adhia told IANS in an interview here.

  • North Korea may have sarin-tipped missiles: Abe

    Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday said North Korea may already have the ability to fire ballistic missiles equipped with sarin nerve agent.

  • India has no knowledge of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s location in Pakistan

    New Delhi: India has no knowledge of former navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav’s location in Pakistan or his condition, the Ministry of External Affairs said today and asserted that the government is making all efforts to get him back.

  • Ambedkar Jayanti: Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar’s role in India’s ‘Independence’

    Dr. B.R. Ambedkar had immense contribution in the shaping modern India. He led millions of oppressed, to a life of self-respect, dignity, and responsibility. Babasaheb, as he was also known as, always stressed on the importance of better education, so that position of common people in society can be improved. It was Ambedkar who was primarily responsible for the formulation of Constitution, adopted after India became independent.

  • It’s a privilege to play army officer: Nimrat Kaur

    New Delhi: Actress Nimrat Kaur, for whom being in the army was once a “dream profession”, says she feels privileged that as an actor, she will get to live a bit of that desire courtesy an upcoming web-series “The Test Case”.