Free Press Journal
  • Uttar Pradesh: Now, fire breaks out at BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur

    Gorakhpur: A major fire broke out todayGorakhpur (UP), Jan 8 (PTI) A major fire broke out todayat the state-run BRD Hospital, infamous for deaths of scoresof children last year allegedly due to shortage of oxygen,fire department said. No loss of life has been reported so far.  Three fire tenders were pressed to control the blaze thatcaused extensive damage to the principal’s office and theadjacent record room situated in the hospital premises.

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    How Aamir Khan financially rescued his Lagaan co-star Shrivallabh Vyas’ family

    Actor and theatre personality Shrivallabh Vyas, best known for his role in Ashutosh Gowariker’s period drama Lagaan in 2001, passed away on Sunday, January 7, after suffering from a prolonged illness. He was 60 years old. He suffered a paralytic stroke a few years ago and had been ailing since then. Vyas is survived by his wife Shobha and two daughters.

  • Oprah Winfrey makes rousing speech at Golden Globes 2018

    Los Angeles, As Oprah Winfrey became the first black woman to receive the Cecil B. DeMille award at the 75th Golden Globe Awards here on Sunday, she called for — in a powerful acceptance speech — a world free of sexual abusers where nobody ever has to say ‘Me too’ again. Winfrey’s inspirational and moving speech, which drew a standing ovation from the Who’s Who of Hollywood, saw her talk about people speaking out

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    Sensex at new high on fund inflows; Nifty above 10,600

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex soared to life-time high of 34,331.85 and the NSE Nifty crossed the 10,600 level for the first time in early trade today on strong gains in pharma, IT and banking stocks amid optimism over quarterly earnings by corporates.

  • Bengaluru: Five charred to death as fire breaks out in bar

    Bengaluru: Five employees of a bar-cum-restaurant were charred to death when a major fire broke out at Kumbaara Sangha building in Kalasipalya here in the early hours today, police said. The incident occurred at 2:30 AM at Kailash Bar and Restaurant when the employees were asleep. Police identified the victims as Swami (23), Prasad (20), Mahesh, all residents of Tumakuru, Manjunath (45) from Hassan and Keerthi (24) from Mandya.

  • Golden Globes: McDormand wins Best Actress Drama, praises tectonic shift in Hollywood

    Los Angeles, Frances McDormand today won the the Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama Golden Globe for her performance in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” and she took the opportunity to praise women’s unity after Hollywood was rocked by a series of sexual harassment scandals.

  • Honda Car India Announces Free 50-Point Service Camp

    Honda Cars India Limited has announced that it will be conducting its ‘All India Mega Service Camp’ at its service outlets across the country starting from January 8, 2018. Existing Honda customers can reach out to their nearest Honda service outlet to schedule a service and avoid standing in queues. Apart from the free check-up for their cars during this week, customers can also avail several other benefits, the company said in

  • Veteran actor Shrivallabh Vyas of Lagaan fame dies at 60

    In a sad news for the Bollywood and entertainment industry, Shrivallabh Vyas died at the age of 60 in Jaipur on Sunday. He breathed his last at 9.30 am and the last rites took place in the evening, claim sources.

  • Mumbai AC local earns Rs 15 lakh in 10 days

    Mumbai: It has been two weeks that Mumbai has seen AC local run on the railway tracks of Western line in Mumbai and the two weeks have been quite satisfying according to Western Railway. The local has seen 40,000 passengers in two weeks of running in the suburban system, recording an earning of almost Rs 15 lakh.

  • Golden Globes 2018: James Franco wins ‘Best Actor’ for ‘The Disaster Artist’

    New Delhi: The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards made sure that it was not a ‘disaster’ for actor James Franco. The ‘127 hours’ star took home the Golden Globe for ‘Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy’ for his performance as Tommy Wiseau in ‘The Disaster Artist’.

  • “Don’t want my children to grow up on film sets”, says Karan Johar

    Mumbai, Filmmaker Karan Johar, who became a father via surrogacy to twins named Roohi and Yash, says he doesn’t want them to grow up on film sets. “I am not a big fan of taking my children to a place of work…They should enjoy. I don’t want them to grow up on a film set. I don’t want them to grow up with that ayou have to be a part of a

  • Ashes 2017-18: Australia rout England by an innings to win Ashes 4-0

    Sydney: Australia ruthlessly extinguished England’s resistance to claim an innings victory in the fifth Ashes Test and complete a 4-0 series rout on the final day in Sydney on Monday. The beleaguered tourists, with skipper Joe Root weakened by a stomach bug and unable to continue batting, dissolved after lunch, losing their last four wickets for their fourth comprehensive defeat of the series.

  • With PadMan, we will have men discussing sanitary pads openly: Akshay Kumar

    With awards being showered on him for Rustom and Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, 2018 has a lot of spilled-over hype from 2017 to live up to, yet cool as ever, Akshay Kumar promises to begin the year with a revolution, instead of a resolution. Shubarna Mukerji Shu takes notes