Free Press Journal
  • Militant behind multiple Pakistan attacks arrested: officials

    Quetta: Pakistani officials claimed today they have arrested the mastermind behind several attacks that killed scores of people in the restive southwest, including a devastating blast targeting lawyers in the city of Quetta last year. Officials in Balochistan province released video showing the confession of the alleged militant, named as Saeed Ahmad Badini, a former madrassa student in his early thirties.

  • Roger Moore and the India connection!

    New Delhi: Roger Moore, the third James Bond, came to India twice that included a trip in 1982 for the shooting of “Octopussy”. His second visit came 23 years later in 2005 as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador promoting the use of iodised salt.

  • BJP shielding high-profile people in multi-crore land acquisition scam: Congress

    Dehradun: City Congress chief Prithviraj Chauhan today accused the BJP of shielding high-profile people involved in an alleged multi-crore land acquisition scam in the state. “The Centre is deliberately delaying a CBI probe into the scam related to land accquistaion for the NH-74 as several big officials and politicians are involved in it,” he alleged here. The party will soon file a petition in the Uttarakhand High Court seeking its intervention to

  • Pak Army dismisses Indian claim of ‘assault’ on its post

    Islamabad: Pakistan Army today dismissed as “false” India’s assertion that it decimated a Pakistan Army post in the Naushera sector. “Indian claims of destroying Pakistani post along LoC in Naushera Sector and firing by Pakistan Army on civilians across LoC are false,” Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor said in a tweet.

  • India’s ‘All I Want’ wins at short film fest in Cannes

    Cannes: “All I Want”, an Indian film directed by Venika Mitra, has won at Beyond Borders Diversity of Cannes Short Film Showcase — an event independent of the ongoing 70th Cannes Film Festival here. The filmmaker is happy.

  • Rundown on who wore what and who won hearts at Cannes red carpet

    Indian beauties Deepika Padukone, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor have all made their red carpet appearances at the ongoing Cannes film festival. Here’s a rundown on who wore what and who won hearts

  • McCartney is great actor, says Johnny Depp

    Hollywood star Johnny Depp says “great actor” and legendary musician Paul McCartney doesn’t “lack in the talent department”.Depp was happy to shoot with McCartney for the forthcoming fifth instalment of “Pirates of the Caribbean”.

  • Lindsay Lohan making TV show about super rich Russians

    Lindsay Lohan is reportedly making a TV show on the lives of the ‘super-wealthy’ individuals of Russia.The “Mean Girls” actress was overheard telling guests during a party at the Cannes Film Festival about her new project, which will centre on the lives of the super-wealthy in Russia, reports nypost.com.”She was saying she’s writing it with a partner for Netflix. And that they’re writing it every day while she’s in town. She described

  • Ranvir Shorey didn’t want to do Konkona’s directorial debut

    Ranvir Shorey says he almost lost out on being a part of Konkona Sensharma’s directorial debut “A Death in the Gunj” as the former couple was facing some tough time in their relationship.Ranvir and Konkona separated in 2015 after five years of marriage, around the time when the actress wrote the story. “She had already thought of me for this part but unfortunately things weren’t going well between us at the personal

  • Manisha Koirala wants to vacay in the mountains

    Manisha Koirala, who is making her comeback with the forthcoming film “Dear Maya”, says after completing its promotion, she would like to enjoy some time in the mountains.”I like to know things beyond films. After promoting this film, I am going to take a vacation in the mountains. I like to be with nature. I equally get excited when I talk for hours with saints and fakirs. I have a curious mind

  • Kabir, Siddharth to helm Indo-China co-productions

    Indian filmmakers Kabir Khan and Siddharth Anand are set to direct two Indo-China co-productions which will be released in 2018. Trinity Pictures, the film production arm of India’s distribution giant Eros International, has struck a deal to co-produce the two franchise movies with Chinese partners, reported Variety.

  • Early Earth may have been donut-shaped: study

    Los Angeles: Our Earth may once have been a spinning, donut-shaped mass of hot, vapourised rock – called “synestia” – according to scientists who proposed the new type of planetary object.

  • Urban living ups risk of paranoia in youths!

    London: If you hear voices or feel something weird around you, then blame the urban life you are having! A research says, city-living significantly increases the risk of psychotic experiences such as hearing voices and paranoia in young people.

  • Sperm frozen in space produces healthy mice

    Tokyo: In a first, freeze-dried sperm stored for over nine months aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has yielded healthy mice offspring, say scientists who suggest that assisted reproduction may be possible for humans living in space in the future.

  • Ensure no objectionable content is telecast in border distts: Naidu

    Jaipur: Information and Broadcasting minister M Venkaiah Naidu today asked the Rajasthan government to ensure proper monitoring of cable TV so that no objectionable content or illegal channel is broadcast, especially in the border districts. Naidu also asked the state government to depute one officer in every district so that committees formed to monitor TV content at the district level can function effectively.