Free Press Journal
  • ‘Unsung heroes’ in Padma Shri awards list

    New Delhi: Keeping its promise of honouring “unsung heroes”, the government today announced Padma Shri awards for personalities who served the poor, set up free schools and popularised tribal arts globally.

  • Four Mumbai fire officials get R-Day Presidential honour

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation today said that four of its Fire Brigade officials had been conferred the Fire Service Medal for Meritorious Service by the President of India on the occasion of Republic Day.

  • Manoj Tiwari says FIR will be filed against Aiyaary actor Sidharth Malhotra; read to know why

    Bollywood actor Sidharth Malhotra visited recently concluded Bigg Boss 11 house to promote his upcoming movie ‘Aiyaary’. But the actor didn’t know that he will be slammed for his Bhojpuri dialogue. When Aiyaary team visited Bigg Boss, Manoj Bajpayee asked Sidharth to deliver a dialogue in Bhojpuri: “Shikar to sab kehu karela, lekin baagh jaisan sikar kehu na kare.” He repeated the lines after Manoj and said, “Aisa lag raha ki neeche baitha hua

  • Kabul hotel attack killed at least 25

    Kabul: An Afghan official said today at least 25 people were killed in the attack on a Kabul hotel, as confusion reigned over the true toll with conflicting figures given and Afghan media reporting higher numbers.

  • 3rd Test: India dismiss South Africa for 194, Proteas lead by 7 runs

    Johannesburg: Jasprit Bumrah claimed his maiden five-wicket haul as South Africa were dismissed for 194 runs in their first innings on the second day of the third and final cricket Test against India here on Thursday. The hosts have a slender seven-run lead.

  • Focus on World Cup, not IPL: Rahul Dravid to U-19 squad

    New Delhi: Indian U-19 cricket team head coach Rahul Dravid has asked his players to focus on the ongoing World Cup and not to get diverted by the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction, which begins on January 27, just a day after their quarter-finals match against Bangladesh.

  • Chris Hemsworth upset with false rumours

    Chris Hemsworth says he tries to stay off the Internet to ignore false rumours about marriage troubles with Elsa Pataky. In an interview with The Times, the actor said he tries to avoid reading the rumours about his marriage, reports dailymail.co.uk. “I just try to ignore it,” Hemsworth said.

  • Octavia Spencer helped Spencer get a pay raise

    Octavia Spencer has revealed that her friend Jessica Chastain helped her get five times her salary for their upcoming movie together. The two actors, who previously worked together in the 2011 movie “The Help”, are reuniting in an upcoming holiday comedy produced by Chastain.

  • Meryl Streep joins ‘Big Little Lies’ cast

    Hollywood veteran Meryl Streep has joined the cast of American drama series “Big Little Lies” Season 2. Streep will play Mary Louise Wright, the mother of Perry Wright (Alexander Skarsgard). Concerned for the well-being of her grandchildren following her son Perry’s death, Mary Louise arrives in Monterey searching for answers, reports variety.com.

  • Sapna Pabbi says she only wants to be a part of good story

    Sapna Pabbi, who essays a pivotal role in web series “Breathe”, says the medium doesn’t bother her as she only wants to be a part of a good story. Sapna, who gained popularity with television series “24”, has also worked in a web series titled “The Trip” and a feature film “Khamoshiyan”, before landing “Breathe”, which also features R. Madhavan and Amit Sadh.