Free Press Journal
  • Swaraj meets Bhutanese foreign minister amid Dokalam standoff

    Kathmandu: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today met her Bhutanese counterpart Damcho Dorji here and is understood to have discussed bilateral issues, amidst the standoff between Indian and Chinese troops in the Dokalam area of the Sikkim sector.

  • Sushant Singh Rajput wins Best Actor at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne!

    After winning the Screen award for Best Actor Critic’s Choice and the Big Screen Entertainment Award for Best Actor in a Drama,for his performance in the 2016 blockbuster, MS Dhoni : The Untold Story, Sushant Singh Rajput walked away with the Best Actor award at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne.

  • Uttar Pradesh: 30 children die in Gorakhpur hospital

    Gorakhpur (UP): At least 30 children died in the state-run Baba Raghav Das Medical College here during the last 48 hours, district magistrate Rajeev Rautela said today, but gave no reasons for such a large number of deaths.

  • OMG! Sushant Singh Rajput gets in to abusive fight

    Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput has made the headlines for quite a few times, during the release of his flick Raabta he was seen exchanging heated argument with journalist in a trailer launch. The other one was when he was asked about the plagiarism charges on his film.

  • Pahlaj Nihlani removed as CBFC Chief, Prasoon Joshi replaces him

    New Delhi: Pahlaj Nihalani, whose decisions as the CBFC chief repeatedly angered the film fraternity, was on Friday replaced by noted lyricist and ad guru Prasoon Joshi, drawing widespread applause from the film fraternity.

  • Fall in love with Ayushmann Khurrana’s version of Mera Mann & Yahin Hoon Main on Mixtape season 1

    Mixtape season 1 just ended on a good note with Ayushmann Khurrana’s version of Mera Mann & Yahin Hoon Main. The actor and singer Ayushmann has commendably sung the song with his soulful voice. Ayushmann’s soothing notes are backed by the melodious strings. You would fall in love with how instruments like acoustic guitar, bass guitar, piano and hybrid drums have been placed.

  • Indian-origin pizza company director banned in UK

    London: A 58-year-old Indian-origin director of a pizza company in the UK has been banned for seven years for making payments totalling at least 205,000 pounds to a company in which he had a personal interest.

  • 7 arrested in NGO siphoning off over Rs 300 cr govt money

    Bhagalpur: Seven persons, including a bank manager, and officials of district treasury were arrested today in connection with a city based NGO siphoning off over Rs 300 crore government money meant for various schemes. Inspector-General (IG) (Economic Offence Unit) Jitendra Singh Gangwar heading the probe into embezzlement said seven arrests have been made so far.

  • Katy Perry is surrendering and embracing 30s

    Singer Katy Perry, 32, feels liberated as a person in all quarters of life and says she is “surrendering and embracing” her age.”I feel 360-degrees liberated all around. Whether it’s politically, mentally, spiritually, sexually. I feel liberated from all the things that don’t serve me,” Perry told W magazine, reports aceshowbiz.com.”I’m surrendering and embracing my 30s. You couldn’t give me anything to go back to my 20s,” she added.

  • Bihar: Sharad Yadav free to take his decision, says Nitish Kumar

    New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar today virtually shut the door on any reconciliation with rebel leader Sharad Yadav, saying he is free to take any decision as the alliance with the BJP had the entire party’s nod.

  • #10YearsOfChakDeIndia: 10 best moments of SRK and team that will make you re-watch the film!

    It’s been 10 years since the Shah Rukh Khan starrer ‘Chak De! India’ made its way to the big screen and won the hearts of millions. The film revolved around Shah Rukh Khan as hockey coach Kabir Khan who trained a team of female hockey players to represent the country at the World. The film is considered to be one of his finest performances till date.

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    10 killed in Afghan mosque shootout

    Kabul: At least 10 persons were killed and 20 injured when two rival groups exchanged fire near a mosque in Afghanistan’s Takhar province on Friday, an official said.

  • Why do we celebrate Independence Day on August 15?

    January 26 was being celebrated as the Independence day by Congress party after Congress President Jawaharlal Nehru called for total independence from the British rule in 1929. The celebration continued till India attained Independence and January 26, 1950, was chosen as the Republic Day. The story of how ‘August 15’ was chosen as Independence Day is quite fascinating. Read on to know.