Free Press Journal
  • German lawmakers approve same-sex marriage in snap vote

    Berlin: Germany on Friday became the 23rd country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage after lawmakers passed a bill in a snap vote that was approved by Chancellor Angela Merkel just four days ago.

  • China’s actions will have serious security implications, warns India

    New Delhi: India said on Friday that it has told China that the road building by Chinese troops in a border region will have “serious security implications for India”, and urged Beijing “not to change the status quo unilaterally”.

  • Big-Bazaar

    GST impact: Big Bazaar opens after midnight, eateries to shut early on June 30

    The Goods and Service Tax (GST) will be roled out from June 30 midnight. When all the stores and restaurants are gearing up to the tax reform and will shut early on June 30, Big Bazaar will open its doors for an amazing midnight shopping bonanza. The sale will be from 12 am to 2 am on June 30 and July 1 and is named as the ‘GST Muhurat Shopping’. The price drops will

  • Smriti Mandana: 6 facts about the rising star of Indian women’s cricket you must know

    On Thursday, Indian women’s opener Smriti Mandhana guided India to their second win in the ongoing ICC Women’s World Cup 2017. She has already created a stir in the World Cup with a 90 against host England and a century against West Indies. She will turn 21 in July, which means she has all the time in the world to develop into a better player. But now let us look

  • SRK to Tusshar: 6 Bollywood stars who became parents through surrogacy

    Comedian Krushna Abhishek and actress Kashmera Shah have become the latest celeb couple to become parents through surrogacy. They become proud parents of twin boys through surrogacy procedure and IVF procedure. Surrogacy procedure is now largely used in India. Krushna and Kashmera are on cloud nine. This incident has brought big change in their life. But Krushna and Kashmera are not the only one couple or celeb who have been through

  • Hot Disha Patani turns on the heat in sizzling magazine photoshoot

    Disha Patani is hottest property of Bollywood and we can say so by looking at her pictures. The actress made her Bollywood debut with the movie MS Dhoni and then was seen in Kung Fu Yoga. Disha has done hot photoshoot for fashion magazine GQ recently and her pictures are setting the internet on fire.

  • US: YouTuber ‘kills’ boyfriend as stunt goes horribly wrong

    Monalisa Perez, a 19-year-old from Minnesota, was charged with manslaughter on Wednesday after allegedly shooting and killing her boyfriend, 22-year-old Pedro Ruiz. Monalisa Perez and her boyfriend were apparently recording a YouTube stunt which went wrong.

  • Leading actresses are paranoid as parents: Karan Johar

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar said some of the Bollywood actresses are paranoid as parents and he doesn’t want to be like them. Johar recently became the father of twins through surrogacy.

  • Has Govinda’s cameo in ‘Jagga Jasoos’ been chopped off?

    Katrina Kaif and Ranbir Kapoor starrer ‘Jagga Jasoos’ is making news for various reasons. The delays, promotions and the latest one is Govinda’s cameo in the film has kept ‘Jagga Jasoos’ buzz alive. There is once again a development in this film! Apparently, Govinda’s surprise cameo might be dropped from the movie. At the trailer launch of the film recently, director Anurag Basu said that Govinda’s part did not make it to

  • FPJ Exclusive: Manjula Shetye implicated in murder of her sister-in-law, alleges her brother

    Mumbai: Ashok Shetye (53), brother of Manjula Shetye (38), has alleged that his sister Manjula Shetye and mother Godavari Shetye were falsely implicated by his brother Prakash Shetye (58) in the murder of his sister-in-law Vidya for which Manjula and her mother were convicted. Ashok Shetye has alleged that the main reason was usurping property in Bhandup.

  • Calcutta University

    Soon, accreditation to universities could be given by private players

    In a major systemic overhaul in education sector, private sector players may soon get powers to grant accreditation to universities, colleges and other institutions of higher learning in India. At present, this function is vested solely with the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), an autonomous institution under the UGC’s jurisdiction.

  • Mumbai: ‘Toilet’ star Akshay Kumar in BMC’s Open Defecation Free campaign

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to rope in Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar as its new brand ambassador for its campaign on Open Defecation Free (ODF) city. Last year, the civic body had roped in Salman Khan for the campaign to raise awareness about defecating in public.

  • This is what Sushant Singh Rajput, Sara Ali Khan starrer Kedarnath is all about

    Earlier we had reported that Saif Ali Khan’s daughter Sara Ali Khan’s much talked big Bollywood break will be in the form of the Abhishek Kapoor directorial. The film which also marks the return of the filmmaker along with MS Dhoni actor Sushant Singh Rajput is titled ‘Kedarnath’.

  • RERA Effect: BMC receives 208 proposals seeking occupation certificates in April-June

    After Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act (RERA) coming into effect on May 1, 2017, developers are rushing to BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to seek occupation certificates (OCs). So far between April to June, BMC has received 208 proposals seeking OCs. This is four times more than last year.