Free Press Journal
  • Australia siege treated as ‘terrorism incident’: police

    Melbourne: Australian police today confirmed that a shooting and hostage situation in Melbourne which killed two people, including the gunman, was an act of “terrorism”, after the Islamic State claimed responsibility. The gunman identified as Yacqub Khayre was shot dead yesterday following a stand-off with police which lasted for more than an hour at serviced apartments on Bay Street in Brighton, 11km south-east of Melbourne’s central business district.

  • French Open 2017: Stan Wawrinka storms into quarter-finals

    Paris: Stan Warawinka has stormed into French Open quarter-finals for the fourth time after comfortably beating Gael Monfils here. Third seed Warawinka, thrashed 15th seed France’s Monfils 7-5, 7-6 (9/7), 6-2 in the match on Monday.

  • RERA effect: Mumbai property prices down by around 40%

    Land auctions conducted in Navi Mumbai last week witnessed bids that are 40% lower compared to those in November. The City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) conducted the land auction.

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    NDTV raids will have repercussions in media world: Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government of using the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to control the media after the agency searched offices and residences of NDTV co-founder Prannoy Roy over allegations of causing loss to a private bank.

  • Many parts continue to sizzle, rains in some coastal areas

    New Delhi: Almost the entire country, barring a few eastern and southern states, was in the grip of a severe heatwave with Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh reeling at 47.2 degrees Celsius. Intense heatwave conditions prevailed in the national capital where the maximum was recorded at 44.6 degrees Celsius while the minimum temperature stood at 33.6 degrees Celsius.
    Areas under Palam, Lodhi Road, Ridge and Ayanagar observatories recorded a maximum temperature of 45.8 degrees

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    ‘Thapki Pyaar Ki’: Sick Jigyasa Singh out of show; this lady will play the lead

    Mumbai: There is bad news for Thapki fans! TV actress Jigyasa Singh, who plays a role of Thapki in ‘Thapki Pyaar Ki’ will be replaced by Hunar Hale, according to reports. As Jigyasha is suffering from swine flu and has been admitted to hospital last May, she will not be able to shoot for a month.

  • Sadiq Khan warns terrorists as mourners pay respect to London attack victims at vigil

    London: London Mayor Sadiq Khan has led a vigil of hundreds of Londoners in rememberance of those who died following Saturday night’s terror attack in the capital. While addressing a multi-cultural audience, Khan said London would never be ‘broken by terrorism’ and that terrorism would be defeated.

  • Dinakaran slams Tamil Nadu ministers as they ask him to keep away

    Chennai/Bengaluru: In an escalation of differences in the ruling AIADMK (Amma), its Deputy General Secretary TTV Dinakaran today questioned the diktat of Chief Minister K Palaniswami’s camp that he keep away from party work. Finance Minister D Jayakumar, representing the Palaniswami camp, which had revolted against Dinakaran and jailed party chief V K Sasikala in April, asked the deputy chief to keep away from the party affairs.

  • Sunil Dutt birthday special: His and Nargis’ magical love story

    Legendary actor Sunil Dutt was born on June 6, 1929 in Punjab. He was actor, producer, director, and politician. But he start his career in radio. He was popular on the Hindi service of Radio Ceylon in south Asia. He debut in Bollywood in 1955 with ‘Railway Platform’. In 1957, his film ‘Mother India’ was a blockbuster movie. In the film, his co-star Nargis was playing a mother’s role, but Dutt liked

  • Qatar says Kuwait trying to mediate, solve diplomatic rift

    Dubai: Kuwait is trying to mediate a diplomatic crisis in which Arab countries have cut diplomatic ties to Qatar and moved to isolate the energy-rich, travel-hub nation from the outside world, Qatar’s foreign minister said early today.

  • ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ needs to reach wider audience

    New Delhi: “Lipstick Under My Burkha” director Alankrita Shrivastava is ecstatic that Ekta Kapoor’s Alt Entertainment will present and distribute the movie. She says the film deserves the best release and a wide audience.

  • Requested GST rate reduction, says Kamal Haasan

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan on Monday said he is not pressurising the government, but has made a plea on behalf of regional cinema to reduce the Goods and Service Tax rate which is currently pegged at the highest 28 per cent.

  • How to go through human love to divine love- The Mother

    To go through, to see what is behind it, not to stop at theappearance, not to be satisfied with the outer form, to look for the principle which is behind this love, and not be content until one has found the origin of the feeling in oneself. Then the outer form will crumble of itself and you will be in contact with the divine Love which is behind all things. Therefore, the best way

  • Apple WWDC 2017: From iOS 11 to Amazon prime, everything you need to know

    San Jose (California), Apple on Monday launched a bunch of refinements in its all four platforms — tvOS, watchOS, macOS and iOS — at this year’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) with iOS 11, watchOS 4 and updates to its Mac line of desktops and notebooks.

  • Priyanka Chopra wins over on magazine cover

    New Delhi: Priyanka Chopra is on the cover of the latest issue of Filmfare magazine and just like every time, she just slays it like a queen.