Free Press Journal
  • India vs New Zealand ODIs 2017: Lucky escape for India as spirited Kiwis again fall just short

    New Zealand’s tour of India came to a riveting end as visitors lost the third one day international (ODI) at Kanpur by six runs to lose the closely contested series 2-1. NZ fought the odds throughout the series and after their surprise win at Mumbai, Black Caps couldn’t continue the momentum and are still waiting for their maiden series win in India.

  • Tushar Gandhi moves Supreme Court opposing reopening of Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination case

    New Delhi: Tushar Gandhi, the great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, today moved the Supreme Court opposing a plea seeking reopening of the 70-year-old assassination case of the Mahatma. A bench of Justices S A Bobde and M M Shantanagoudar questioned the locus of Tushar Gandhi in the case. Senior advocate Indira Jaising, appearing for Gandhi, said she will explain the locus if the court moves ahead with issuing of notice.

  • Y.C. Modi takes charge as NIA Chief

    New Delhi: Senior IPS officer Y.C. Modi, who was part of a Supreme Court-appointed team that probed the 2002 Gujarat riots cases, on Monday took over as NIA chief, succeeding Sharad Kumar.

  • Twinkle Khanna posts lame jokes on Akshay Kumar, Mallika Dua has an interesting response; find out what

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar is in the news for his ‘bajata hoon’ comment on Mallika Dua on ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’, which has sparked a major controversy. Akshay Kumar’s wife Twinkle Khanna recently came out in defence of her husband Akshay. And, now she posted something interesting on Twitter “I couldn’t resist these two and after this I am done 🙂 #LameJokes” and mentioned in a small note — What

  • Ola brings its proprietary ‘Auto-Connect Wifi’ to auto-rickshaws

    New Delhi: Taxi aggregator Ola on Monday announced a tech upgrade for its Ola Auto category as the transportation app introduced its industry-first innovation ‘Auto-Connect Wifi’. Adding seamless Wifi internet connectivity to truly valuable propositions such as on demand service, transparent pricing, cashless payments, door-to-door pickup and drop, GPS tracking and more for customers, Ola has taken commuting by the country’s most ubiquitous platform to the next level.

  • 2.0 Audio Launch in Dubai: Rajinikanth, Rahman and Akshay Kumar enthrall audience

    Dubai: Breath-taking performances,electrifying compositions and stunning visual effects marked the audio launch of much-anticipated Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar starrer 2.0 on 27 October at Burj Park in Downtown Dubai. Hosted by Lyca Productions, India’s largest entertainment company, the event was organised in partnership with Emaar, and featured some of the Indian film fraternity’s finest talents.

  • 23-year-old attacked as she resists rape bid by four, dies

    Muzaffarnagar: A 23-year-old woman has died allegedly after she was attacked by four people for resisting their attempt to rape her at her house in the Shamli district, police said today. They said the alleged incident took place yesterday, when the woman was alone at her home in the Bhura village which falls under the Kairana Police Station.

  • Ashish Nehra: Hoping next 20 years of my life are as eventful

    New Delhi: “If you can, then sprint. If not, then run. Can’t run? Then jog. Won’t jog? Then at least walk! Can’t walk? Then crawl but just keep on moving,” says Ashish Nehra as he gets ready to bid adieu to the game that has given him everything in all these years. A total of 163 international matches across three formats in 20 years is not the greatest piece

  • 8 Bollywood stars whose stardom is in serious trouble!

    The recent brouhaha over Saif Ali Khan’s next film Kalaakandi will now be streamed on Netflix but not released in theatres shows how producers are now jittery about their products when it comes to economics. Director Akshat Verma had made the hit Delhi Belly under the aegis of Aamir Khan Productions six years ago. But now, with Saif considered unsafe (pardon the seeming bad pun) as a solo hero after Chef became

  • ONGC shares gain over 4% after Q2 earnings

    New Delhi, Shares of Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) today rose by over 4 per cent after the company reported a 3.1 per cent rise in second quarter net profit.

  • Bizarre video: Women offer prayers to ‘holy dustbin’, social media goes berserk

    In India, we have seen people worshipping animals, trees, and even rocks. But have you ever seen someone worshipping a dustbin? Yes, a video of women’s putting tilak and offering flowers to a dustbin has left people amazed. The ‘holy’ dustbin, if we may say so is not of a bull, cow, rat or any other animals that have religious connections but a Kangaroo!

  • Apple vs Google burger emoji

    Apple vs Google: Netizens’ cheesy discussion over burger emoji

    Who needs words when we have emojis? These tiny little creatures have entered our lives and made words almost redundant. They are the solution to the tedious task of typing a complete word or a sentence. From expressing emotions to what’s going on in our lives, anything and everything are conveyed through a series of emojis. Though there are instances when an emoji leaves a lot of room for interpretation. Throughout the

  • Jet Airways flight diverted to Ahmedabad after note about hijackers, explosives found onboard

    Mumbai/Ahmedabad: A Jet Airways Mumbai-New Delhi flight was diverted to Ahmedabad shortly after some “security issues” were detected onboard early on Monday, a statement said. The flight with 122 passengers, including seven crew, landed safely in a remote bay at the Ahmedabad airport, all passengers were disembarked and screened.

  • Check out: It’s a wrap for Alia Bhatt starrer Raazi

    After starring in varied roles in the past few years, Alia Bhatt will be seen, once again, as a strong female protagonist in Meghna Gulzar’s unconventional film, Raazi. The film is based on the novel ‘Calling Sehmat’ and the film went on floors in the month of July.

  • Check out: Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Aanand L Rai step out together for lunch

    It is known, by now, that Jab Tak Hai Jaan stars Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif will be reuniting for Aanand L Rai’s yet untitled film. In the film, SRK would be essaying the role of a dwarf. While the shooting has begun, Katrina Kaif returned from Greece after completing Tiger Zinda Hai to resume shooting of Aanand L Rai’s film.

  • Spain warns sacked Catalan President Carles Puigdemont of imprisonment

    Madrid: The Spanish government has warned to jail sacked Catalan president, Carles Puigdemont, within two months, for his role in the Catalonia’s unilateral declaration of independence. The warning came after thousands took to the streets of Barcelona on Sunday under the Spanish flag for a unity rally after Catalan MPs vote for independence two days ago, reports the Guardian.