Free Press Journal
  • Article 35A case: Supreme Court defers hearing by 2 months

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday deferred the hearing of Article 35A that empowers the Jammu and Kashmir state legislature to define “permanent residents” of the state by two months.

  • 14-year-old archer critically injured inside the SAI premises in Bolpur during practice

    Kolkata: A 14-year-old archer from Sports Authority of India (Bolpur) had a close shave after an arrow pierced through the right side of her neck during a practice session this morning. Terming it “accidental”, SAI regional director MS Goindi said the arrow pierced through the collarbone of Fazila Khatun and she is “out of danger” recovering at the hospital.

  • KBC 9 finale week: Vidya, Yuvraj Singh join Big B and Nobel winner Kailash Satyarthi first time on Indian TV!

    Amitabh Bachchan’s hugely successful ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 9′ is winding up. This is the finale week of the most loved quiz show, and is also the ‘KBC’ Play Along special week. New elements have also been added to the show, to make it more interesting, and among these is a special robot called Beanie. Vidya Balan, Yuvraj Singh and Nobel peace prize winner Kailash Satyarthi and the episode

  • Stop apologising, Jessica Chastain tells women

    Hollywood actress Jessica Chastain has called for women to stop apologising and urged them to work on ”feeling confident” enough that they can put themselves forward for things. In a 75-minute panel discussion about inclusion and women’s progress at the Producers Guild of America’s, the ‘Interstellar’ actress said that while men need to own their part of the injustice, women need to put themselves forward, reports Deadline.

  • Kevin Spacey comes out as gay

    Kevin Spacey says he has now decided to “live as a gay man” after being accused of sexual misconduct by actor Anthony Rapp, who has accused Spacey of traumatising him when he was 14-year-old. In an interview on Sunday to media company Buzzfeed, Rapp said he was left traumatised after Spacey lay on top of him on an evening at Spacey’s Manhanttan apartment 31 years ago.

  • Julianne Moore learns American sign language for ‘Wonderstruck’

    Academy-award winning artist Julianne Moore has revealed that she spent two months learning American Sign Language for her portrayal of a deaf woman in upcoming movie ‘Wonderstruck’. The actress plays two characters, a silent movie star in 1927 and a deaf woman in 1977.

  • Delhi: Nigerian gang-war with swords in hospital, goons wield meat cleavers as staff hides in toilets

    Armed with swords and cleavers, around a dozen Nigerian nationals fought in a hospital in south Delhi as terrified staff hid in toilets and upper floors. As per a report by ANI, the incident took place when a few injured men walked into the hospital situated in Saket’s J-Block at around 4 am. Soon after, a member of a rival gang drove up in an auto-rickshaw and barged in the hospital triggering

  • Shekhar Suman trying to bring a change

    There is not a dull moment when you talk to Shekhar Suman, primarily because the actor and filmmaker has so much to tell you. After his directorial debut ‘Heartless’ tanked at the box office, Shekhar took break to learn from his failure and is now pumped for his new movie ‘Pattharbaaz’, which will be a first-person account of a young stone pelter in Kashmir, who chooses to turn his

  • James Gunn wants Marvel and DC fans to stop fighting with each other

    Los Angeles: Director James Gunn has asked the fans of two warring comic franchises, Marvel and DC to stop fighting among themselves, calling the entire exercise “silly” to prove who is the superior. The 51-year-old filmmaker took to Twitter where he wrote a plea addressing both the admirers, asking them to put their differences aside and celebrate their similarities.

  • Person responsible for security threat on Jet Airways flight identified, should be on no-fly list

    New Delhi: Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju today said the person responsible for the security threat on the Mumbai-Delhi Jet Airways flight had been identified and should be immediately put on the no-fly list. Flight 9W 339, carrying 122 people, made an emergency landing at the Ahmedabad airport early this morning “following detection of an onboard security threat”, the airlines said.

  • Mumbai: After 18 months, Matheran toy train is back on track

    Mumbai: The toy train, a big attraction for tourists visiting the picturesque Matheran hill station near here, has once again resumed its journey after being halted for over one year following a couple of mishaps. The services of the 110-year-old toy train, synonymous with the tourist spot located in the Western Ghats of the neighbouring Raigad district, were suspended in May last year following two incidents of derailments that month.