Free Press Journal
  • Jairam Thakur emerges as key face for Himachal CM post

    New Delhi: BJP MLA Jairam Thakur is emerging as the “key” face in the race for picking a chief ministerial candidate in Himachal Pradesh, with the party expected to take a final call after a meeting of the newly-elected MLAs with the central observers.

  • Rahul Gandhi to visit Gujarat on Saturday for review meeting

    New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi will visit Gujarat on Saturday to attend a review meeting to analyse the party’s showing in the Assembly elections, in which it gave a tough fight to the ruling BJP.  During his three-day visit to the state, Gandhi will hold meetings with all the newly-elected MLAs and party workers and review the Gujarat election results, said sources in the party.  Congress along with its alies won 80

  • Fresh anti-Trump protests in Palestinian territories

    Qalandiya (Palestinian Territories): At least nine Palestinians were injured in clashes with Israeli troops today as fresh protests broke out over US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, hospital sources said.

  • Pakistan issues visa to Kulbhushan Jadhav’s wife, mother

    Islamabad: Pakistan today issued visa to Kulbhushan Jadhav’s wife and mother to visit Islamabad to meet the Indian prisoner on death row, the Foreign Office said. Jadhav, 47, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and terrorism in April, following which India moved the ICJ in May. The ICJ halted his execution on India’s appeal pending the final verdict by it.

  • Brother of ISIS suicide bomber jailed in UK

    London: The UK-based brother of an Islamic State (IS) suicide bomber was today sentenced to 10 years behind bars for terror offences.

  • IAF issues request for proposal to HAL for 83 Tejas aircraft

    New Delhi: Faced with depleting strength of its fighter squadron, the Indian Air Force today issued the the request for proposal (RFP) to state-run aerospace behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for the procurement of 83 Tejas light combat aircraft at a cost of over Rs 50,000 crore.

  • Europe wants Brexit transition to end by December 2020

    London: The European Commission (EC) on Wednesday said that the United Kingdom’s transition out of the European Union should be completed by 31 December, 2020, British media reported on Wednesday. Also, it was decided that the treaty on the U.K’s exit from the EU bloc should be finalized by October 2018. The deadline coincides with the end of the EU’s 7-year budget period and has long been expected as the end date of the transition.

  • Gigi Hadid opens up about being trolled

    Model Gigi Hadid feels upset when social media users slate her for an outfit, which initially made her feel “good” about herself when she first put it on. “There are times when I put something crazy on, and then I go on Twitter and everyone’s like, ‘What are you wearing?’ I’m like, ‘I felt so excited to put that on, and it made me feel good to walk out the door’. Sometimes

  • Rita Ora always eats same meal for breakfast

    Singer Rita Ora says she eats salmon and egg whites every morning. Ora, 27, follows a healthy diet plan, as she always starts the day with a piece of fish and eggs, which are either scrambled or boiled, reports

  • Mariah Carey’s bodyguard accused of punching fan

    A fan of Mariah Carey has asked the singer to apologize after being punched by her bodyguard following her Christmas show. The fan, Yaniv Elharar, claimed on Tuesday that the assault occurred at Caesars Palace after Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” concert last week, reports Elharar said he was recording a video of Carey’s bodyguard roughing up another fan and the bodyguard noticed that. The bodyguard then snatched

  • Sean Paul excited about performing in India again

    Jamaican dancehall rapper-singer Sean Paul, who performed in India in 2012, is looking forward to his gigs in the country next year. “I am very excited. I have been here before but this time, I am more excited as I love India a lot and its culture,” Paul said. “I am going to perform on my all-time favourite songs like ‘Temperature’ and all. A big thank you to my organisers (Bobby Bajaj)

  • Andy Serkis’ ‘Jungle Book: Origins’ retitled to ‘Mowgli’

    Andy Serkis’ dark take on Rudyard Kipling’s classic “The Jungle Book” has a new name, “Mowgli”. Warner Bros has changed the title of the live-action movie, which was earlier named “Jungle Book: Origins”. Serkis is directing the film, which is scheduled to be released on October 19 next year, reported Variety. The film follows Mowgli (Rohan Chand), who is raised by a pack of wolves as he follows the rules of the

  • Amitabh Bachchan makes everyone feel comfortable: Alia Bhatt

    Alia Bhatt is all praise for Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan, with whom she is set to work in Ayan Mukerji’s “Brahamastra” and says the megastar makes sure people around him do not get intimidated by him.

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    Awww! Mindy Kaling gives birth to cute baby girl

    Los Angeles: Actor Mindy Kaling has welcomed her daughter. The Indian origin star has named her daughter Katherine Kaling, who was born on December 15, reported E Online. However, the “Mindy Project” actor, who is known to be a private person, is tight-lipped about her daughter’s father.