Free Press Journal
  • Jawaharlal Nehru

    Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru: An unfair target of critics or just a flawed genius?

    November 14, is celebrated as ‘Children’s Day’ or ‘Bal Diwas’ a known fact, though globally children’s day has been celebrated on November 20. Why did India break away from the world to celebrate ‘Children’s Day’ six days in advance? The answer to the question is also Chacha ji. Until 1964, India also celebrated Children’s Day on November 20 but soon after Nehru passed away his birthday November 14 began to be observed

  • 18-year-old spinner Kevin Koththigoda could be Sri Lanka’s Paul Adams; read details

    Spinners with weird bowling actions have always been a talking point in cricketing arena. From Proteas’ Paul Adams’ to IPL franchise Gujarat Lions’ Shivil Kaushik, the game of cricket has seen many whacky actions that have amazed both players on the field and fans off the field. Sri Lanka’s 18-year-old spinner, Kevin Koththigoda, is the latest entrant to this list of bowlers trying to bamboozle batsmen with a weird action. Sri Lanka

  • celeb diabetes

    World Diabetes Day 2017: 10 celebrities you probably didn’t know have diabetes

    World Diabetes Day is celebrated every year on November 14 in response to the growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. The day was created in 1991 by IDF and the World Health Organisation and is the primary global awareness campaign focusing on diabetes mellitus. Diabetes is fast growing and it doesn’t discriminate – even our favourite celebrities are affected by the chronic condition. Here’s a look at 10

  • Adnan Sami met lovely guy The Great Khali and posted photo on Instagram

    This picture of Adnan Sami posing with WWE superstar The Great Khali has sent Twitterati into a tizzy

    Clicking a perfect selfie is not an easy task and we all know this. Taking a selfie is also, fun but it becomes a struggle if you have to take it with WWE superstar ‘The Great Khali‘. Well, singer Adnan Sami experienced the same. Adnan Sami met ‘The Great Khali’ at the Amritsar airport and ‘survived to tell the tale’. Adnan posted two pictures with Khali

  • Manish Tewari slams ministry’s interference with IFFI jury

    New Delhi: Former Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Tuesday slammed the “interference” of the government in decisions on the 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI). According to reports, “Sexy Durga” and “Nude” — both films recommended by the jury — for the Indian Panorama section, were dropped from the final list approved by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry  Tewari tweeted: “Preposterous — That I&B Ministry got two films dropped from

  • Satisfied with the films I’m doing, says Katrina Kaif

    New Delhi: She has been a part of some of Bollywood’s biggest hits like “Namastey London”, “Dhoom 3” and “Ek Tha Tiger”, but her last few films, including “Baar Baar Dekho” and “Jagga Jasoos”, didn’t get an impressive response at the box office. But actress Katrina Kaif says she is “extremely happy and satisfied with the kind of films” she is doing.

  • Uber India policy head Shweta Rajpal Kohli quits

    New Delhi: Uber India’s Head of PublicPolicy Shweta Rajpal Kohli has resigned from the company, a little over a year after joining the US-based firm. Kohli had joined Uber India in September last year and was responsible for the company’s relations with policymakers, regulators, government officials, industry bodies and others. Confirming the development, an Uber spokesperson said:”

  • Centre has failed to control cow vigilantes: Sharad Yadav

    New Delhi: Janata Dal United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said lynching of a dairy farmer by cow vigilantes in Rajasthan was “unfortunate” and criticised the Centre for failing to control the menace. “Government is unable to control cow vigilantes as again one Ummar (Khan) has been killed in Alwar while transporting cows and calves,” Sharad Yadav said in his tweet.   He said it is “unfortunate that such incidents are increasing” and

  • ASEAN Summit: PM Modi, Shinzo Abe discuss ways to strengthen strategic cooperation

    Manila: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held wide-ranging talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe with a focus on further ramping up the special strategic partnership between the two Asian giants. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the annual summit of the 10-nation ASEAN grouping which is being attended by a number of its dialogue partners including India, China, Japan, the US and Australia.

  • China Open Super Series: Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy look to continue good show

    Fuzhou: Indian tennis aces Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy, who are recently crowned as the national champions, will look to boost their chances of qualifying for the next month’s Dubai Super Series Finals with good performances at the China Open Superseries Premier beginning Tuesday.