Free Press Journal
  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg welcomes baby August with a touching letter

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan on Monday welcomed their second daughter August. The tech mogul and his wife wrote a heart touching letter to the newborn. The letter spoke about reveling in the wonder of childhood instead of visions of a better world on the horizon. In 2015, when the couple’s first daughter Maxima was born they shared a similar letter.

  • National Sports Day: Have we made Dhyan Chand proud?

    India is a land of 1.25 billion people and toady (August 29) we are celebrating National Sports Day in the honour of legendary field hockey player Dhyan Chand. The day is synonymous with excellence achieved by Dhyan Chand, who in his career won three gold medals at the Olympics (1928 Amsterdam, 1932 Los Angeles and 1936 Berlin). Dhyan Chand with his sheer brilliance and panache made the game look ridiculously easy and rightfully was

  • Pehredaar Piya Ki: Sony TV to pull plug on controversial show?

    The most controversial show on Indian television, Pehredaar Piya Ki is facing its worst time. Ever since the show started, people started bashing the makers of the show for the content where a 10-year old boy Ratan aka Afaan Khan gets married to a 19-year old Diya. However, the news come right from the tinsel town that Sony TV is all set to take it off air.

  • Beauty in one frame! Kajol poses with SRK’s wife Gauri Khan

    As we all know that Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol are one of the best friend duos of Bollywood. Their chemistry on the screen is just like magic. However, many people don’t know that Kajol also shares a strong bond with SRK’s wife Gauri Khan. Despite differences between SRK and Kajol’s husband Ajay Devgn, the VIP 2 actress never miss any chance to spend time with Gauri.

  • Posh old-age homes a boon for parents of cash-rich Keralite NRIs

    Thiruvananthapuram: Old age homes for the cash-rich have been around in some Indian cities for quite a while, but the concept has only now arrived in Kerala, a state where those over 60 make up 12.6 per cent of the population.

  • Mumbai: Three dogs from airport squad moved to retirement home in Panvel

    On Sunday, three dogs from the Mumbai airport dog squad, were finally moved to their retirement home, in Panvel. The three dogs’ last big case was checking out bomb scare on flight to Kuala Lumpur in January, after a dedicated service of 10 years.

  • Shocking! Mumbai trans-couple hounded, receives death threats

    Mumbai: In yet another case of apathy and deep prejudice against the LGBTQ community, a couple, who underwent sex change operation is being hounded and has received death threats just because they challenged the norm. Aarav Appukuttan was born Bindu, and Sukanyeah Krishnan was born Chandu. The two had met during their respective gender transformation treatment at Mumbai’s Kokilaben Ambani hospital. They fell in love and decided to tie the knot.

  • Mumbai: Youth loses life after consuming alcohol

    Mumbai: A 20-year-old youth lost his life as he drank too much alcohol. The said youth drank four glasses of whiskey in the night, and died in the hospital on Monday, prompting a police investigation into the cause. Police are also probing if there was any use of drugs regarding the death. According to the Oshiwara police, the youth who had moved to Bengaluru for studies, visited a bar with his friends

  • Sharapova wins Slam return, Muguruza advances

    New York: Former world number one Maria Sharapova made a triumphant return to Grand Slam competition after a 15-month doping ban, outlasting second-ranked Simona Halep 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 at the US Open. The 30-year-old Russian, who had only one hard court tuneup match due to a nagging forearm injury, swatted 60 winners with 64 unforced errors, setting the tempo and baffling Halep at times in a tension-packed thriller at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

  • Duronto Express derailed: Railway Board chairman Lohani assures help to affected passengers

    New Delhi: Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani on Tuesday said that the board is doing its best to help the people who were trapped after the engine and seven coaches of the Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derailed on early Tuesday morning. “The board took the matter seriously. The General Manager and the DRM have been ordered to reach the site of incident so that they can provide help to the passengers,” Ashwani said.

  • Needles inserted into man’s body on suspicion of being a thief

    Diamond Harbour: A man was badly beaten up by a mob and needles were inserted into his body on the suspicion that he had stolen things from a shop at Joynagar in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district, the police said. On getting information about the incident, the police rushed to the spot, rescued the man and admitted him to a local hospital, they said.