Free Press Journal
  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017: How Virat, Jadhav and Dhoni plotted high-flying Bangladesh’s downfall

    India, the defending champions, annihilated Bangladesh in the second semi-final at Edgbaston on Thursday. India won the toss and chose to field and thoroughly won the match by nine wickets, with almost 10 overs to spare. Indians never let the foot off the pedal and it was the second performance in succession, where they outperformed the opposition.

  • LGBT News: Dr Dhandekar launches a platform for elderly gay men

    Coming out in India is never an easy thing. There is no lack of haters in our society who would stop people to stand up. But soon Mumbai will get a dedicated platform called ‘Mumbai Seenagers’ that would give elderly gay men safe space to connect over a cup of tea. LGBT rights activist Dr Prasad Dhandekar is the brain behind the initiative to help older gay men socialise in safe place.

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    Om Puri ji has a big and beautiful role in Tubelight, says Salman Khan

    Salman Khan is an icon. At any point of time, there are thousands of fans waiting to get a glimpse of him. But when you meet him, he’s an absolutely simple man who’s extremely approachable and makes sure that you’re at ease in his enormous presence. He has been actively promoting his next film Tubelight, directed by Kabir Khan who was the brain behind the heartwarming Bajrangi Bhaijaan. Tubelight promos are promising

  • Dilip Kumar’s ancestral house in Peshawar caves in

    Peshawar: Bollywood legend Dilip Kumar’s century-old ancestral house, which was already in a dilapidated condition, has collapsed but the authorities say a replica would soon come up at the site. Only the front portion and the gate of the house, situated in Mohalla Khuda Dad near historic Qissa Khawani bazaar, are intact now, according Shakeel Waheedullah, General Secretary, Cultural Heritage Council.

  • Arnab Goswami’s bizarre tweet on Vijay Mallya sends Twitter into overdrive

    On the day the Westminster Magistrates’ Court in UK extended bail to the Indian liquor baron Vijay Mallya, Journalist Arnab Goswami on his media venture Republic TV’s Twitter handle said, “The only way to teach Mallya a lesson is by threatening to cut off ties with the UK if they protect him.” Take a look at the tweet that caused users to kick up quite a storm!

  • Mumbai: BMC to launch app to book parking lots

    Finding a parking space in Mumbai is a mammoth task and to make it easier in coming couple of months Mumbaikars will be able to book the parking lots online. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is developing a mobile phone app which will be similar to ticket-booking apps.

  • In pictures: Love is in the ‘air’ again for Milind Soman, quite literally!

    Actor-model Milind Soman, the Ironman of India, has found love and the girl is half his age. Reports suggest that the handsome hunk has fallen in love with airhostess Ankita Konwar. Not much information is known about the girl, but the pictures of Soman with Ankita on social media speak all about the beautiful couple.

  • Meet ‘Miracle 23’ BMC class IV staff who cleared SSC exams years after dropping out of school

    Meet the ‘Miracle 23’ from Mumbai, who are an inspiration for thousands like us. These 23 people – 21 men and two women – are class IV BMC employees -sweepers, repairmen and cleaners – and have cleared their SSC exam years after dropping out of school. The employees who used to earn Rs 6,000 a month earlier, have earned a hike of Rs 3,000 in their salaries. By clearing the board exams, ‘Miracle 23’

  • Yuvraj Singh 300 Not out: Sachin Tendulkar’s post should make Yuvi’s day

    Yuvraj Singh appeared in his 300th ODI match in the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy. Wished poured in from all corners for the veteran left-handed batsman who has been a crucial part of Indian batting line-up in limited-overs cricket. In a career which has witnessed plenty of ups and downs, the southpaw has fought against all odds to continue making his countrymen proud with his sublime performances.

  • Shah Rukh Khan starts TED Talks in India; here are all the details

    Do you remember the witty one liners and the brilliant oration given by superstar Shah Rukh Khan at ‘TED Talks’ recently. The actor had specifically flown to Vancouver to deliver the speech and the response he received was definitely amazing. Now getting ‘TED Talks’ to India, Shah Rukh Khan will kick start shooting for the show soon.

  • In a first: Salman Khan’s Tubelight light up New York City’s Times Square

    With only a few days left for the great gala release of the Salman Khan’s most awaited film Tubelight, it is totally needless to say that, all the eyes are now trained on the film. If the pre-release buzz about the film is anything to go by, then, the film makers are definitely sitting on a goldmine.

  • Maiden attempt at total knee replacement surgery in Ujjain successful

    Ujjain: Total knee replacement surgery of a 78-year-old Shashikant Sarvate was successfully done by a team of doctors led by Dr. Jai Sharma at Tejankar Hospital on May 29. This is the first attempt of simultaneous bilateral total knee replacement in Ujjain when both the knees of the patient was replaced with artificial knees, in a process called prosthesis on the same day, using a one time use of anesthesia, informed Dr. Sharma

  • Serbia welcomes its first female, gay Prime Minister

    London: In a historic move opposing the widespread homophobia prevalent in the Balkans, a gay woman was appointed as the new Prime Minister of Serbia. 41-year-old Ana Brnabic, a non-party technocrat and a graduate of the University of Hull in England was appointed as the new Prime Minister, in the same week as the appointment of Leo Varadkar as the first gay Prime Minister of Ireland.

  • Explained: This is how India elects its President

    The Election Commission of India has announced the schedule for the Presidential election 2017. As per the schedule, the election to choose the next President of India will be held on July, 17 while the results will be declared on July 20. The current President, Pranab Mukherjee’s term as President will end on July 24.