Free Press Journal
  • Rain-triggered landslides kill over 100 in Bangladesh

    Dhaka: A series of landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed at least 105 people, including several army officers, in Bangladesh with the majority of the deaths reported from a remote hill district close to the Indian border, officials said today.

  • `Farmers may have to declare that agriculture is only source of income’

    Mumbai: Maharashtra revenue minister Chandrakant Patil today said that beneficiaries of the farm loan waiver scheme may have to submit an affidavit stating that agriculture is their sole source of income. Government has constituted a committee to finalise the criteria for loan waiver, and the committee may recommend that making such a declaration should be mandatory, he said.

  • HOT! Shama Sikander set to heat things up in this super SEXY outfit

    After having started her career with music videos and television, the hot sultry Shama Sikander tried her hand in films as well. After having done a handful of forgettable films like Dhoom Dhadaka, Ansh: The Deadly Part and Prem Aggan, Shama Sikander shocked everyone with her latest web show Sexaholic, which was directed by Shailendra Singh.

  • Three farmer suicides in 24 hours in Madhya Pradesh

    Bhopal: Three farmers ended their lives in Madhya Pradesh in the last 24 hours, taking the number of farmer suicides in the state in the past one week to five. the latest reports of suicides come in the wake of a slew of measures announced by the state government to contain acute agrarian distress and anger after five farmers were killed in police firing at Mandsaur on June 6.

  • Shocking! Girl forced to eat cow dung as a remedy for `black magic’

    Mumbai: In a shocking incident, an 18-year-old girl from Latur district of Maharashtra was beaten up and forced to eat cow dung by a `Mantrik’ as a remedy for her sickness. The incident came to light when video of the proceedings went viral on a messaging app. A case has been registered against six persons including the girl’s father and the `Mantrik’ (quack) at Chakur police station in Latur district. Vikas Naik,

  • Gwyneth Paltrow forms ‘dream girl band’

    Gwyneth Paltrow has came up with a “dream girl band” consisting of actress Cameron Diaz and designers Nicole Richie and Tory Burch. Paltrow promoted girl power over the weekend at her “In Goop Health” event with a handful of celebrity friends.

  • Huma Qureshi not paired with Rajini in ‘Kaala’

    Actress Huma Qureshi, who is making her Tamil cinema debut with upcoming gangster drama “Kaala”, will not be seen playing superstar Rajinikanth’s heroine in the film, an informed source said.”Huma is not playing Rajini sir’s love interest in the film. Actress Easwari Rao plays his pair, while Huma will be seen in a pivotal role,” the source from the film’s unit said.

  • Nehwal, Sindhu advances in the Indonesia Open

    Jakarta: Top Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal notched up contrasting wins to make a positive start to their campaign at the Indonesia Super Series Premier badminton tournament here today.

  • In pictures Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: Paool Pujan ceremony of Lalbaugcha Raja

    Celebration of festival has started and most important festival of Maharashtra Ganesh Chaturthi is just few months ahead. But before the Ganesh Chaturthi,The `Paool Pujan’ ceremony of the Lalbaugcha Raja Ganeshotsav pandal took place on Tuesday (June 13), during this puja devotees pay respect to giant sculpture of a foot of Ganesh idol. Offering of fruits , coconut and betel nuts are offered to the feet of lord Ganesh.

  • Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 smartphones launched in India; Here are the details

    New Delhi: HMD Global, which holds the global rights to market the iconic Nokia brand, today unveiled three smartphones in the Indian market that will compete with the likes of Samsung and Apple. The Android-based devices will be available from June 16, priced Rs 9,499 onwards.

  • Angelina Jolie’s new neighbours unhappy with her

    Los Angeles: Actress Angelina Jolie and her six children have moved into a new house in Los Feliz here. However, their new neighbours are not happy with their arrival and think that it’s a nightmare, say sources.

  • Brexit: Record number of Brits become German citizens

    London: A record number of Britons became German citizens last year after Britain voted to quit the European Union, Germanys federal statistics office said. It said 2,865 Britons took German citizenship in 2016 — a 365 per cent increase. “The link to Brexit seems clear”, said Ostatistics.