Free Press Journal
  • Kulbhushan Jadhav

    ICJ order is just a basic ruling, says Pakistani delegation

    The Hague: The head of Pakistan’s delegation at the International Court of Justice on Thursday termed its order staying the execution of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav as a “basic ruling” and said the UN court had not mentioned anything about maintainability of the order.

  • India will do everything to save Jadhav, assert Sushma Swaraj

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday welcomed the International Court of Justice’s verdict on Kulbhusban Jadhav, and said that India would leave no stone unturned to save him.

  • Ben Affleck would ‘love’ to direct ex Jennifer Garner

    Los Angeles: Actor-filmmaker Ben Affleck said he would “love” to direct his ex-wife Jennifer Garner in a female-driven film. The 44-year-old Oscar winner gushed about his estranged wife during a recent interview with People magazine when he was asked if he would ever be interested in directing a female-led film. “I would love to. I think that would be great. I’ve often said that I want to direct a movie that Jennifer

  • In a first, Kochi Metro to appoint transgender

    In an initiative to promote equality among gender’s at least 23 member’s of transgender community have been appointed for varied jobs in the upcoming Kochi Metro. Recently, The Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) conducted the second round of job training for these transgender persons whom they hired on Wednesday.

  • Russia launches ferry connection with North Korea

    Moscow: The first ever ferry service linking Russia and North Korea was launched today, the companyoperating it said, hoping to serve tourists and North Korean workers.The ferry will travel weekly between Russia’s far eastern city of Vladivostok and the North Korean port of Rajin, also called Rason, said Vladimir Baranov, director of InvestStroiTrest, the company that operates the Man Gyong Bong boat that will service the route.

  • These days, unconventional is new ‘cool’: Arjun Kapoor

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor was told at the beginning of his career that he is not “conventionally” good looking. But he says he’s glad that unconventional is the ‘new cool in the entertainment business.He has droopy eyes and has faced comments regarding his weight. Asked about how he has dealt with such remarks, Arjun told IANS here: “As you know that Aditya Chopra gave me the first break, he made me

  • Sonam Kapoor Filmfare

    My father motivated me to work in films: Sonam Kapoor

    Mumbai: Sonam Kapoor says when she was new in the film industry, she was told that the career of an actress ends soon but it was her father, actor Anil Kapoor, who motivated her to work. “He (Anil) is so empowering as a person. He is such a feminist. He has never made me feel that because I am a girl, I am something less,” Sonam told PTI.

  • Kajol to be sacked from Prasar Bharti board for not attending meetings

    ‘Dilwale’ actress Kajol faces possible removal from the Prasar Bharti board for skipping its meetings. Currently, the issue is being examined by the information and broadcast ministry. Prasar Bharti comprises of Doordarshan television network and All India Radio, is an autonomous body which comes under the ministry’s administrative jurisdiction.

  • Metro 3 line work in full swing, Traffic diversions to avoid chaos in South Mumbai

    Mumbai Metro 3 line (Colaba-bandra-Seepz) work is in full swing, so to avoid traffic in South Mumbai, traffic police have also made few temporary arrangements of traffic routes till the completion of the first phase of work and for the smooth regulations vehicular traffic on the roads. MMRCL that is carrying out construction work for total 6 Metro stations in South Mumbai and western suburbs have made several changes on total six

  • Hindi Medium: Winning combo of performances, writing

    Film: “Hindi Medium”; Director: Saket Chaudhary; Cast: Irrfan Khan, Saba Qamar, Jaspal Sharma, Deepak Dobriyal, Swati Das, Dishita Sehgal, Amrita Singh, Tillotama Shome, Sanjay Suri and Neha Dhupia; Rating: ***1/2

  • Cannes 2017: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan reach at Cannes with daughter Aaradhya

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is ready to rock the red carpet at the  70th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. Aishwarya’ reach today after noon at Cannes with Aaradhya. On Wednesday night, Aishwarya was spotted at Mumbai airport with daughter Aaradhya.

  • I-T publishes names of Delhi defaulters owing over Rs 10 cr in taxes

    New Delhi: The Income Tax department today published names of five entities owing over Rs 10 crore in taxes, as part of its strategy to name and shame big defaulters. In an advertisement issued in leading national dailies, the department brought out the list of defaulters of income tax and corporate tax even as it advised them to pay their “tax arrears immediately”.

  • Harsh Vardhan gets additional charge of Environment Ministry

    New Delhi: Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan was on Thursday has given additional charge of the Environment Ministry following the death of Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave, an official statement said.

  • Ola, Google, launches progressive web App to drive transformational growth

    New Delhi: Ola, India’s most popular mobile app for transportation, today announced the launch of its Progressive Web App (PWA), a lightweight mobile website that offers users, especially in smaller towns and cities, an app-like experience on simple smartphones, requiring a fraction of the data used by native apps.