Free Press Journal
  • Kareena Kapoor to Aishwarya Rai: What 15 Bollywood actresses wore on their wedding day

    Bollywood beauties like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Genelia D’Souza, Vidya Balan, Bipasha Basu and Raveena Tandon remain close to our heart. The actresses not just impress fans with their acting skills but also with their sartorial choices. Do you know what they wore on their wedding, the colour and designer?

  • China releases Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo with terminal cancer: lawyer

    Beijing: China’s jailed Nobel peace prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been granted medical parole after being diagnosed with terminal liver cancer last month, his lawyer said today, worrying supporters who pleaded for his unconditional release.

  • Plaudits for Srikanth Kidambi after Super series win, wishes from Tendulkar too

    Twitter was flooded with congratulatory messages for Indian badminton star Srikanth Kidambi after he defeated Rio Olympic Gold medalist Chen Long in a convincing fashion to win the Australian Open Superseries title. Srikanth has continued to raise the bar of his performance with every passing tournament. After showing some tremendous form in the past two weeks, he grabbed the Australia Open SuperSeries title on Sunday.

  • Akshay Kumar’s playful video with daughter Nitara redefines cuteness!

    For ‘Khiladi’ Akshay Kumar, happiness is skipping with his daughter Nitara. According to Akshay, he always has a spring in his step when daughter Nitara Kumar is around. Akshay Kumar tweeted a cute-beyond-words video of himself with his 4-year-old daughter and captioned it: “There’s always a spring in my step when we are together”.

  • ‘Tubelight’: Salman’s lowest opening weekend release during Eid

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who is known for lighting up the box office during the festival of Eid, got a flickering start with his new film “Tubelight”. The Kabir Khan directorial only managed to rake in Rs 64.77 crore, making it the actors lowest opening weekend release in the past few years, say trade experts.

  • Maharashtra starts rating industries by emissions

    The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) launched a new Star Rating Programme for air pollution on June 5, 2017, World Environment Day. The programme uses smoke-stack emissions data that MPCB is already collecting. But since sampling results are not very comprehensible to the general public, the MPCB is turning these pollution readings into an easy-to-understand Star Rating.  Under the new scheme, industries are rated based on the density of fine particulate pollution

  • Mother jumps into well with three children, two killed

    Jaipur: A 40-year-old woman allegedly jumped into a well along with her three children, killing two of them in Rajasthan ‘s Banswara district. Jasoda Yadav along with her daughters Shivani (15) and Nandini (12), and son Shailendra (6) jumped into the well in Dashara village of the district in the morning, police said.

  • Ram Nath Kovind as President: What does he have to offer?

    The Bharatiya Janata Party led National Democratic Alliance on June 19, 2017 announced Ram Nath Kovind as the presidential nominee for the 2017 presidential elections. Ram Nath Kovind is the current governor of Bihar and he resigned from that post to file his nomination for the presidential elections. Meira Kumar, Congress leader, was named opposition’s nominee led by Congress and 17 other parties would challenge Kovind for the post of president. The elections will

  • Is ‘Sanskari’ Pahlaj Nihalani fit enough to lead censor board?

    The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief Pahlaj Nihalani is once again in the news for his Sanskari antics. The latest row includes Shah Rukh Khan Starrer ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal’ and its trailer. The trailer mentions the word ‘intercourse’ (sex) and it has offended the moral guardian of our country, Nihalani. The bizarre explanation given for this is that it corrupts young mind and it is against our culture and now Nihalani

  • In Pictures: Eid Mubarak, say Mumbaikars!

    Millions of Muslims all around the world marked the end of Ramadan today and celebrated ‘Eid-Ul-Fitr’ as the new moon crescent was sighted. The holy month of ‘Ramadan’ is characterised by strict fasting, where the faithful fast from dawn to dusk in a display of sacrifice and devotion. The fast is broken with a meal called Iftar, which includes food prepared exclusively for the occasion. It is a time for grand eating

  • In most low-income places, handwashing with soap is rare

    Washington: A recent research has found that most families in the low-income countries don’t have soaps at their homes. The study led by University at Buffalo researchers with USAID, UNICEF and others shows that handwashing behaviour must be improved substantially in low- and middle-income countries.

  • Government constitutes committee to prepare final draft of NEP under scientist Kasturirangan

    New Delhi: The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry on Tuesday appointed a new nine-member panel, under the Chairmanship of eminent scientist Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan,who headed the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) from 1994 to 2003, to work on a New Education Policy (NEP). The council will start its work with immediate effect.

  • Presidential campaign: Ram Nath Kovind to visit Srinagar on June 28

    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir): National Democratic Alliance’s (NDA) presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind will visit Srinagar on June 28 as part of the ongoing campaign, seeking support from its alliance partner, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

  • Lupin founder and Chairman Desh Bandhu Gupta passes away

    New Delhi: Founder and Chairman of pharma major Lupin, Desh Bandhu Gupta passed away this morning in Mumbai. Gupta (79), founded Lupin in 1968 and created a global pharmaceutical major with a presence in over 100 countries. He is survived by wife, four daughters and a son.