Free Press Journal
  • ISI planning major terror attack in India, warns IB

    New Delhi: Pakistan’s spy agency ISI is planning a major terror strike in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab as four terrorists have already infiltrated into India from the Punjab border, according to an Intelligence Bureau (IB) input shared with the state governments.

  • B-Town wishes ‘warrior princess’ Sonam Kapoor on birthday

    Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor, who turned 32 on Friday, has been wished a year full of happiness and good health by her family members, friends and fraternity members.  Sonam started off as an assistant director on the 2005 film “Black”, helmed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who eventually launched her as an actress in his romantic drama “Saawariya” in 2007.

  • UP Board exams: No surprises as girls outshine boys again, passing percentage dips

    Lucknow: As the Uttar Pradesh Board announced its results for Class 10 and 12 examinations today, there was much cheer at the residences of Fatehpur girls. Tejasvi Devi and Priyanshi Tiwari, who have topped this year’s 10th and 12th examinations with 95.83 percent and 96.20 percent respectively.

  • India, Pakistan become full members of SCO

    Astana (Kazakhstan): India, along with Pakistan, was on Friday granted full membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) at the influential Eurasian political, economic and military bloc’s summit here.

  • Vaiko detained in Kuala Lumpur airport, to be sent back

    Chennai: MDMK chief Vaiko was today stopped from entering Malaysia and detained at the Kuala Lumpur airport where officials questioned him over his alleged links to the LTTE. He will be sent back to Chennai by a Malaysian Airlines flight tonight, the MDMK (Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam) said in a release here. He is expected to reach here by 10.45 pm.

  • ‘Babumoshai Bandookbaaz’ teaser: Nawazuddin Siddiqui nails it yet again

    Nawazuddin Siddiqui never misses a chance to impress his fans. In his upcoming movie, he has done something new for her fans. Yes, the teaser of his upcoming movie ‘Babumoshai Bandookbaaz’ is out. The actor never fails to experiment. He has tried almost all types of roles in Bollywood.

  • Jagga Jasoos song: Ranbir Kapoor’s quirky steps highlight of Galti Se Mistake

    We, including Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif’s fans, are eagerly waiting for the release of Jagga Jasoos. This film stars ex-lovers in the lead and has faced a lot of hurdles ever since it went on floors. The trailer of the movie was launched in December and managed to impress us, and so did the first son, ‘Ullu Ka Patha’ that was released few days back. And today, the second ditty titled

  • Supreme Court partially stays linking of PAN with Aadhaar

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the newly-inserted provision in the Income Tax Act mandating linking of Aadhaar number with Permanent Account Number (PAN), but it partially stayed its operation.

  • Mumbai: MMRDA to introduce hybrid buses on Bandra-Kurla complex route

    Office-goers travelling to Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) from Bandra and Kurla stations will now travel more comfortably to their workplaces in air-conditioned hybrid buses. The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) will soon introduce the Hybrid bus services in the Bandra-Kurla complex. The MMRDA, BEST and TATA officials on Thursday supervised the first bus of the 25-buses’ lot and approved it to be technically fit to ply the same on the route.

  • Maharashtra farmers’ strike: Would not hesitate to ‘bomb’ Fadnavis’ house, warns Bacchu Kadu

    The agitation over farm loan waiver in Maharashtra has taken a turn for the worse as 7 farmers have ended their lives in the last couple of days. In a related development on Thursday during a TV programme, independent MLA Bacchu Kadu threatened that if farm loans were not waived then they would not hesitate to bomb Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ house.

  • Viral Photos: Diljit Dosanjh’s turban-less short hair look will leave you stunned

    Diljit Dosanjh has made a mark in Bollywood with some good movies, and was last seen opposite Anushka Sharma in Phillauri. The Punjabi sensation is very private about his life and never discuss it in public. According to Filmy Monkey, Diljit, who only makes public appearances in a turban, had cut his hair short for about two years. However, despite that, he made sure to keep his head is covered with a

  • ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ should be made tax free: Pahlaj Nihalani

    Mumbai: Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson Pahlaj Nihalani has praised actor Akshay Kumar’s upcoming release “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha” and says it should be made tax free. Nihalani on Thursday night watched the trailer of “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha” and also shared a photograph of himself with Akshay.

  • Child marriages – especially of girls – rise in urban India, decline in rural

    Underage marriages, especially of girls, are rising in urban India and declining in rural India, according to a new analysis of census data, but while the immediate reasons are not clear, patriarchy and the continuing hold of tradition are implicated.  The study pointed out that there are “immense variations” in trends among girls and boys getting married before their legal ages across the country, and its secondary analysis of census data was not enough

  • Let next president be ‘Hindutva rubber stamp’, says Sena

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena, which has consistently been pushing for RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat as the next president, today said a “Hindutva rubber stamp” should be installed at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Sena, the BJP’s oldest ally, said the nation needs a person who can seal its fate as a ‘Hindu Rashtra’ and who can resolve issues like the “Ram mandir” and Article 370.

  • Army stages flag march in Darjeeling, Kalimpong

    Darjeeling: The Army staged a flag march in Darjeeling, Kurseong and Kalimpong today even as the situation in the violence-hit Darjeeling town improved. The Army was requisitioned by the West Bengal government for the hill towns of Kurseong and Kalimpong as a precautionary measure, apart from Darjeeling town which saw large-scale violence and vandalism yesterday.

  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017: 5 key reasons why India stumbled against Sri Lanka

    India, the defending champions got a rude shock when lowly ranked Sri Lanka (No 7) defeated India by seven wickets at The Oval on Thursday. India, who were put into bat amassed 321/6 in 50 overs, with Shikhar Dhawan scoring his 10th ODI hundred and Mahendra Singh Dhoni rewinding the clock back with scoring a brisk 63.