Free Press Journal
  • Kerala State Film Awards 2017: Indrans, Parvathy adjudged as best actors  

    Thiruvananthapuram: Actor Indrans and Parvathy today bagged the best actor awards in the male and female categories of the 48th Kerala State Film Awards-2017. Indrans was declared best actor for his memorable performance in the movie ‘Aalorukkam’, that told the story of an ‘Ottanthullal’ (poetic dance form of Kerala) artist.

  • AIADMK says will not allow Dhinakaran to use party name 

     Chennai:  The ruling AIADMK today said it would not allow its sidelined leader T T V Dhinakaran to use the party name, adding that it would seek legal recourse in the matter. Senior AIADMK leader D Jayakumar was responding to the Delhi High Court today allowing Dhinakaran’s plea for allotment of a common symbol, preferably a ‘pressure cooker’, and a suitable name

  • South Korea slams new US tariffs, mulls protest at WTO

    Seoul: The South Korean government on Friday slammed the US government’s decision to impose new tariffs on steel and aluminium imports and said that it was considering protesting against the measure at the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

  • Japan PM Shinzo Abe to visit US next month

    Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday said that he would be meeting with United States President Donald Trump next month.

  • Salman Khan to share stories of real heroes

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan will be sharing stories of real life heroes. Salman on Friday tweeted: “It’s time to ‘Look Good Do Good’ for all of us. I’m going to be sharing stories of heroes who have gone several extra miles – put someone else first, shown courage, selflessness and managed to fight for their cause and stay true to everything they stand for – Details soon Be Being Human.”

  • Nidahas Trophy: Don’t want to be under pressure over comparisons with Pandya, says Vijay Shankar

    Colombo: All-rounder Vijay Shankar says he doesn’t want to put himself under pressure by drawing comparisons with India regular Hardik Pandya and would rather focus on improving his own skills. Shankar claimed two crucial wickets to bag the Match of the Match award as India defeated Bangladesh by six wickets in the second T20 international in the tri-series last night.

  • ‘Make world a better place’, Billie Jean King tells tennis stars

     Singapore: US tennis great Billie Jean King, a high-profile advocate of gender equality, has urged more players to take up causes off court and help “make this world a better place”.    King, the 74-year-old former world number one, said famous players have a global platform to speak out on social issues and that she wished more would take up the challenge.

  • On Women’s Day, Priyanka Chopra’s live video call with Ranveer Singh on Instagram goes viral

    Mumbai: Priyanka Chopra surprised fans with a live chat with Ranveer Singh on the eve of International Women’s Day on Instagram. Priyanka and Ranveer have worked together in three films- Bajirao Mastani, Gunday, and Dil Dhadakne Do, but apart from the films they are a very good friend. While on the live chat, Ranveer talked about his attire for the Women’s Day and said the director of Gully Boy requested all

  • Forget becoming PM, is Rahul Gandhi good enough to lead Congress?

    Maharashtra, Haryana, Kerala, Jammu & Kashmir, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Punjab, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Goa, Tripura, Nagaland, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Delhi. I know these are the Indian states and why am I mentioning them elaborately? The above-mentioned states have gone to polls since 2014 Lok Sabha elections and India’s grand old party i.e. Congress has only Punjab and Karnataka in its kitty and once a pan India

  • Delhi High Court directs EC to allot pressure cooker symbol to Dinakaran

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the Election Commission of India (ECI) to allot the ‘pressure cooker’ symbol to the sidelined All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran. The court also ordered the EC to give the Dhinakaran’s faction a suitable name.

  • TDP-BJP divorce: How it will affect the political scenario in southern states

    The political arena is full of buzz as two ministers from Telugu Desam Party (TDP) quit the Union Cabinet. The TDP has kept the BJP-led NDA alliance on notice period, and the politics in Andhra Pradesh is expected to undergo some churning. But this might hurt a bit, especially BJP President Amit Shah’s dreams to breach the