Free Press Journal
  • Rohit Sharma’s blitzkrieg powers India to 260 in second T20I

    Indore: Skipper Rohit Sharma blasted a 35-ball century to power India to the joint-second highest T20I total of 260/5 in the second match against a hapless Sri Lanka at the Holkar Cricket Stadium here on Friday.

  • Post-Doklam, India, China agree on need to maintain border peace

    New Delhi: Special Representatives of India and China on Friday held “positive and focused” talks here on the long-drawn boundary question and agreed on the need to maintain peace and tranquility in the border areas –nearly four months after the Doklam stand-off was resolved.

  • CWC to meet every two months, says Congress President Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: In a major decision to ramp up the party functioning, new Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday announced that meetings of the Congress Working Committee will be held every two months.  In his opening remarks at a CWC meeting, which he chaired for the first time as party President, Gandhi said he views the working committee as the “voice of Congress”.

  • Parliamentary panel proposes body cams for traffic police, RTO officials

    New Delhi: Prescribing body wearable cameras for traffic policemen and RTO officials enforcing the Motor Vehicles Act, a parliamentary panel today said it will check corruption and reduce arbitrariness by enforcement agencies. A 24-member Select Committee of the Rajya Sabha, after examining the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2017, has recommended enactment of the legislation without any modification, a shot in the arm for the road ministry, which wants its early passage.

  • Government committed to faster economic growth: Minister

    New Delhi: The government is committed to build infrastructure for a faster economic growth with active participation of the private sector, Minister of State for Finance P Radhakrishnan said today.

  • India, China relationship important for world: PM Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday reiterated that strong India-China relations were important to the entire world. In a meeting with Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi here today, PM Modi said, “A strong India-China relationship is important not only for the mutual benefit of the people of India and China, but also for the region and the world.”

  • Petition launched to axe Matt Damon from ‘Ocean’s 8’

    An online petition has been launched against Matt Damon following his controversial comments on sexual misconduct in Hollywood.The online petition demands the producers of the movie – GeorgeClooney, Steven Soderbergh and Susan Ekins – tocut the actor’s cameo in the all-female spin-off of the “Ocean’s” trilogy which is “supposed to be an empowering film for women”, reports aceshowbiz.com.

  • Katy Perry fan arrested for allegedly stalking her

    Singer Katy Perry’s fan was arrested for allegedly stalking her during the Witness tour. A 37-year-old man named Pawel Jurski appeared in court today where he faced felony charges of aggravated stalking and escape, reported E! online. He also faces misdemeanour charges of loitering and resisting arrest.

  • I am going to embrace the culture: Wiz Khalifa on India visit

    Rapper Wiz Khalifa is excited about his maiden visit to Indian and plans to “embrace the culture” and connect with his fans. Khalifa, who will headline the day two of multi-genre music festival Time Out 72 in Goa, said he wants to present a stunning show.

  • Gal Gadot to receive #SeeHer Award

    Gal Gadot will be honoured with #SeeHer award at the annual Critics’ Choice Awards. The actor will be presented with the honour by her “Wonder Woman” director Patty Jenkins at the ceremony on January 18 next month, said a statement posted on the award’s official website.

  • Marathi cinema is better than Hindi films: Akshay Kumar

    Akshay Kumar, who had supported “Deva” which was not given enough screens as it clashed with Salman Khan’s “Tiger Zinda Hai”, said Marathi cinema has been producing better content than Bollywood. Marathi film “Deva” was reportedly not able to get the prime time and theaters, but after Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) wrote to the multiplex and theatre owners, around 295 screens were given to the film.

  • Hugh Jackman inspires us with his performances: Shah Rukh Khan

    Shah Rukh Khan has hailed Hugh Jackman and said that the Hollywood actor always inspires him with his performances. “My love and thanks to my friend Hugh Jackman for always inspiring us with his performances. You are ‘The Greatest Showman’ in Wolverine’s clothing,” Shah Rukh tweeted on Friday.

  • Tiger Zinda Hai faces blazing protest by Valmiki community members after Salman Khan’s alleged casteist remark

    After Padmavati, it is Salman Khan’s Tiger Zinda Hai that has drawn the ire of a section of society. This year’s big release ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ a Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif starred film, today had to face protest in many cinema halls across Rajasthan and some cinema halls in Gujarat too. While protesters belonging to Valmiki Samaj vandalised posters of Bollywood actor Salman Khan‘s film ‘Tiger Zinda Hai‘ at a cinema hall in