Free Press Journal
  • Meet the justices who knew too much

    June 22 will see a revolutionary Supreme Court judge demitting office. He is Justice Jasti Chelameswar, the senior most Supreme Court judge, who was sworn in on October 10, 2011 with the present Chief Justice of India (CJI), Dipak Misra who is younger than his next-in-command by 101 days, so that the CJI retires by exactly the same number of days, at the age of 65 years.

  • India vs South Africa: Leave outside off-stump deliveries, says Chandu Borde to Indian batsmen

    Pune: Former batsman Chandu Borde has some advice for the Indian batsmen who struggled in the first Test in South Africa – stay a bit outside the crease and leave the balls pitched outside the off-stump. India were crushed by 72 runs in the first Test at Cape Town as the visiting batsmen failed to chase a modest 208target after being shot out for 135 to give South Africa a 1-0lead in

  • ISRO successfully launches 100th satellite ‘Cartosat-2 Series’; all you need to know

    Sriharikota: India today successfully launched weather observation satellite Cartosat 2 Series and 29 other spacecraft onboard its dependable Polar rocket from here. The successful orbiting of the satellites by the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV C-40 comes four months after the Indian space Research Organisation’s mission to launch backup navigation spacecraft IRNSS-1H onboard PSLV-39 ended in a rare failure.

  • Shah Rukh Khan to be felicitated with the Crystal Award at World Economic Forum

    Shah Rukh Khan has always gotten involved in philanthropic work. Now, it has been learned that the actor will be honoured at the 24th Annual Crystal Awards — as part of the World Economic Forum’s 48th Annual Meeting. This will be for his work towards championing children’s and women’s rights in India.

  • “It’s Lataji’s songs and cigarettes which have kept me going these months”, says Sanjay Leela Bhansali

    It is astonishing what adversity can do to you. It has been 8 long painful and mortifying months now, filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the master of epic sagas like Devdas and Bajirao Mastani which have made insane amounts of money while asserting the director’s place as the only true successor to the epic filmmakers K Asif, Mehboob Khan, V Shantaram and Raj Kapoor. For the past months while my dear friend Sanjay

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    ‘The Shape of Water’ wins big at Critics’ Choice Awards

    Washington D.C.: Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy romance ‘The Shape of Water’ is walking away with four wins, including Best Picture and Best Director at the 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards.

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    PM Narendra Modi hails ISRO for successful launch of its 100th satellite

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on the successful launch of its 100th satellite ‘Cartosat-2 Series’ from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Andhra Pradesh’s Sriharikota Island.

  • India vs South Africa 2nd Test: Does India have the arsenal to bounce back at Centurion?

    India’s tour of South Africa started on expected lines as the hosts defeated Indians by 72 runs at Newlands, Cape Town in the first Test match. India, the No 1 ranked Test side, were comprehensively beaten and outclassed at Cape Town and it begs a very important question, whether this Indian team will fall like nine pins or will show spine and fight back at Centurion?

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    Gary Oldman wins Best Actor at Critics’ Choice Awards

    Washington D.C.: ‘Darkest Hour’s Gary Oldman took home the Best Actor award at the 2018 Critics’ Choice Movie and TV Awards. The Golden Globe winner received the honour for his critically-acclaimed portrayal of Winston Churchill.

  • Shia Board chief Wasim Rizvi served legal notice over ‘defamatory’ statements

    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh): A legal notice was served to the chairman of Shia Central Waqf Board chairman, Wasim Rizvi, by Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind on Thursday, citing alleged ‘defamatory’ statements made by the former about madrasas. The notice, dated January 11, accuses Rizvi of “insinuating that Madrassa Education Systems have not contributed to the progress of young Muslims but has in fact created a sense of fundamentalism in them without any data to indicate.”

  • Critics’ Choice Awards: The complete list of winners

    Washington: Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Shape of Water’ and HBO’s ‘Big Little Lies’ were the big winners at the 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards.

  • Jet Airways not to allow ‘Smart Luggage’ on-board

    New Delhi: Airline major Jet Airways on Thursday said that “Smart Luggage”- with non-removable batteries will not be permitted on-board its aircraft from January 15. According to the airline, the step is in accordance with the regulations issued by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) towards ensuring flight safety.