Free Press Journal
  • ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ Trailer: B-town celebs go gaga over Akshay Kumar, film’s theme

    The much-awaited trailer of Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar starrer, ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ is out and fans are going crazy over it. Within few hours of its release, the trailer has already got 5k views on YouTube and we can’t stop watching it again and again. Maybe because never has Bollywood addressed such an important and real issue in their films. Toilet in Hindi films has till recently been attached to

  • Hurt but a defiant De Villiers wants to stay on SA captain

    London: He does not know why South Africa continue to choke in big events, but a defiant AB de Villiers insisted that he wants to stay on as captain and take the Proteas to the World Cup triumph in 2019. South Africa were knocked out of the Champions Trophy
    after suffering a crushing eight-wicket defeat against title holders India in a must-win match.

  • Inspiring! How Pakistani woman drove away her troubles by turning auto driver

    Along the sidewalks of Lahore, Pakistan’s second-largest city, men stroll casually, sometimes pausing to enjoy the beauty of their surrounding or the rest briefly under a shady tree. The city’s streets are filled with men: enjoying its markets and parks, filling buses and trucks, and driving motorcycles and three-wheeled rickshaws. For the women of Lahore, the experience of walking through the city is not quite the same. There are far fewer women

  • LGBT Pride Month: TV celebs bat for rights of community

    June is considered as LGBT pride month. Pride celebrations begin around the world. Actresses are proud how the Indian entertainment industry support our diverse community, including those that have identified themselves to society as gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgender or gender non-conforming. They request their fans around to get friendly with them and help them live happily.

  • Pakistani Bollywood ‘fan’ crosses Wagah border, lands in Amritsar Jail

    There is no doubt that Pakistanis love Bollywood movies. But, now with the increase in tensions between the two neighbouring countries, it is no longer easy to find a Bollywood movie playing at a theatre in Pakistan. Thus, many are left with no option but to find cheap pirated CDs from CD shops that dot every locality in the cities of Pakistan. However, some love Bollywood a little more. One such person

  • Enough evidence to start obstruction of justice case against Trump: Bharara

    Washington: India-born former top US federal prosecutor Preet Bharara has claimed that there was enough evidence to begin a case against President Donald Trump for obstruction of justice over his alleged interference in the Russia probe. Bharara also alleged that before firing him, Trump tried to cultivate relationship with him and that the pattern was similar to that of sacked FBI Director James Comey. Bharara was one of the 45 attorneys who

  • GST: 14 products and their must-know rate card

    The GST Council which met in Delhi on Sunday also decided that traders, manufacturers and restaurant owners with turnover of up to Rs 75 lakh can opt for a composition scheme and pay taxes at the rate of 1, 2, and 5 per cent respectively. The council also lowered GST rates on children’s drawing books to nil from 12%. Computer printers will attract 18% tax as against the earlier 28%.

  • Champions Trophy: Win against Proteas our best performance so far, says Kohli

    Birmingham: After demolishing South Africa in the must-win fixture on Sunday, India skipper Virat Kohli asserted that it was their best performance of the ongoing Champions Trophy so far. Kohli’s side had to win their final Group B fixture at The Oval to avoid an embarrassing exit and they rose to the challenge with a ruthless display and defeated the Proteas by eight wickets to storm into the semi-finals of the ongoing

  • Supreme Court to hear CBSE plea against stay on NEET results

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday will hear the plea filed by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) against the stay on results of the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET). Earlier, the CBSE had moved the apex court, seeking its intervention in the matter and initiating its transfer from the Madras and Gujarat High court to the apex court.

  • Pakistani man sentenced to death for blasphemy on Facebook

    Islamabad: An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has sentenced a man to death for allegedly committing blasphemy on Facebook, the media reported. According to a report in the Guardian on Sunday, a court in Bahawalpur in Punjab province of Pakistan handed out the verdict, the harshest yet for such a crime, after finding Taimoor Raza, 30, guilty of insulting the prophet Muhammad.

  • Karnataka: Pro-Kannada activists call for bandh over Mahadayi water dispute

    Bengaluru: Pro-Kannada organisations have called for a state-wide bandh on Monday in lieu of early implementation of the Mahadayi river water dispute. To this regard, protestors are slated to organise a protest march today from Town hall to Vidhana Soudha.

  • 10 grand records of Rafael Nadal that will amaze you

    Rafael Nadal has won 14 Grand Slam singles titles which rank him second on the all-time list, tied with Pete Sampras and second, only after Swiss Maestro Roger Federer’s record 18 majors. Nadal is widely viewed as one of the greatest tennis players of all time and viewed by some sports analysts, tennis writers, fans and media pundits as the greatest tennis player of Open Era. Nadal has appeared in 21 Grand

  • Ceasefire violation by Pak in Krishna Ghati sector again

    Srinagar: The Pakistani Army initiated indiscriminated firing of small arms, automatics and mortars at 6.20 a.m. on Monday along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Krishna Ghati sector. The Indian Army posts are retaliating strongly and effectively. Earlier on Sunday, the Pakistan Army violated ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir’s Naushera sector.