Free Press Journal
  • Washington DC: Beyoncé, Jay-Z announce ‘On The Run II’ dates

    Washington DC: Beyoncé and Jay-Z are all set to appear together on stage for their second joint stint, the On The Run 2 Tour. Kicking off Wednesday, June 6, in Cardiff, the concert series will stop in 15 cities across the U.K. and Europe, and 21 cities in North America, reports E! Online.

  • Two Telangana Congress MLAs disqualified for unruly behaviour

    Hyderabad: The Telangana Assembly Speaker on Tuesday disqualified two senior Congress legislators due to their unruly behaviour during Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan’s address at the joint session the previous day.

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    Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm amid protests

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2 p.m., minutes after it met for the day, on Tuesday. Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu adjourned the House after the opposition insisted on a discussion on the Rs 12,600 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam under Rule 168, which Naidu rejected.

  • Five years on, mandated philanthropy not delivering in India

    India is now into the fifth year of its unique experiment of legally binding companies to be socially responsible. This push by the government to solve the country’s most challenging social problems was based on the idea that the corporate sector will come up with transformative solutions that will scale up impact across the country. As the development goals of the country are immense and everyone recognises that the challenges can only

  • IBBI, RBI sign MoU for effective implementation of insolvency code

    New Delhi:  The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for effective implementation of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code and its allied rules and regulations, through a quick and efficient resolution process. Furthermore, the two parties have agreed to assist and co-operate with each other for the effective implementation of the Code, subject to limitations imposed by the applicable

  • Fatima Sana Shaikh’s workout video goes viral; fans spot Aamir Khan as well!

    Mumbai: Fatima Sana Shaikh is currently gearing up for ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ in a lead role along with Aamir Khan. Fatima made her debut with Dangal which also featured Aamir. Hence, there were even rumours that the actors were dating. The casting for the film got into speculation when Aamir recommended Fatima’s name for the film in a lead role. Speculations were rife, so much so, that Kiran Rao had defended Aamir

  • Nepal: Voting begins to elect new President

    Kathmandu: Voting has begun at the Nepal parliament, for election of the new President of the country.
    Incumbent President Bidhya Devi Bhandari is standing in the fray for her second term challenged by Laxmi Rai from the Nepali Congress, but the mathematical calculation has shown the vote to swing for President Bhandari.

  • Mr Naresh Agrawal, don’t apologise, just change your sick mindset

    Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agrawal (now BJP member) on record said some objectionable and vile things about Jaya Bachchan and indirectly comparing her to a dancer. This incident is not one-off because many politicians cutting across party lines (Digvijaya Singh, Giriraj Singh, Sriprakash Jaiswal, Sharad Yadav, Lalu Prasad Yadav, Abu Asim Azmi, Sanjay Nirupam, Yogi Adityanath, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Abhijit Mukherjee; the list is unending) have said some nasty and unparliamentary things

  • Staqu unveils AI-powered smart glass

    New Delh: In a bid to revolutionise personal security, artificial intelligence (AI) startup Staqu announced the launch of its AI-powered smart glass, capable of both, speech and image recognition, thereby enabling it to identify potential threats to the civil society, such as criminals, intruders or terrorists.

  • The Zoya Factor First Look: Fresh pairing of Sonam Kapoor and Dulquer Salmaan looks promising

    The first look of Sonam Kapoor and Dulquer Salmaan-starrer ‘The Zoya Factor’ has been unveiled. The film is based on the novel of Anuja Chauhan’s best-selling novel of the same name, ‘The Zoya Factor’. In the poster, Sonam along with Dulquer is seen posing with a copy of the novel with the name of their characters. While Dulquer will play Nikhil Khoda, the captain of Indian