Free Press Journal
  • Indian accused of smuggling fake journalists into Australia

    Canberra: An Indian national has been charged with people smuggling after allegedly attempting to sneak a team of fake journalists into Brisbane, Australian authorities said Thursday. The group was posing as a media contingent coming to the state of Queensland to cover the 2018 Commonwealth Games, which start on the Gold Coast on April 4, CNN quoted the Australian Federal Police and Australian Border Force as saying in a joint statement.

  • Is Katrina Kaif feeling threatened by Fatima Sana Shaikh’s closeness to Aamir Khan?

    By now everybody knows about the growing closeness of Fatima Sana Shaikh to her co-star Aamir Khan. The actress who played his daughter in Dangal and is now cast as one of his leading ladies in Vijay Krishna Acharya’s Thugs Of Hindostan is seen to share a warm rapport with her mentor.

  • IPL 2018: Is Varun Dhawan getting paid more than Ranveer Singh for IPL opening ceremony?

    India’s cash-rich tournament the Indian Premier League (IPL) is popular in the whole world for the level of excitement, starry quotient with cricket craze. And this time, its opening ceremony promises to be bigger than ever. The opening ceremony includes performances from Bollywood’s next-gen stars like Varun Dhawan, Parineeti Chopra, Jacqueline Fernandez and Ranveer Sing. Meanwhile, it was just few days ago when we revealed the news that ‘Padmaavat’

  • Revealed! Why Prabhu Deva was chosen for ‘Mercury’, a thriller with no dialogue and dance

    Mumbai: Prabhu Deva starrer movie ‘Mercury’ has no dialogue and dancing, it’s a silent thriller film. Director Karthik Subbaraj has said said, “I wanted somebody unique and wanted someone who hadn’t done anything like this before and Prabhu Deva sir was the right person. He was out of this zone since there is no song or dancing in the film,” Subbaraj said at a press event in Mumbai on Tuesday. Karthik, who

  • Christopher Nolan to present 70mm print of Kubrick’s ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ at Cannes

    Cannes: Filmmaker Christopher Nolan will present the 70mm print of Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece “2001: A Space Odyssey” at the Cannes Film Festival to mark the movie’s 50th anniversary. The film will be introduced by Nolan on May 12 as part of the Cannes Classics programme and the screening will be attended by members of Kubrick’s family, including his daughter Katharina Kubrick and his longtime producing partner and brother-in-law Jan Harlan, the festival

  • Hichki star Rani Mukerji: I hope more women come out and work after motherhood

    Mumbai: Rani Mukerji made her comeback after three years in Bollywood with ‘Hichki’, where she plays a teacher suffering from Tourette syndrome. Talking about married actresses who return to films after a hiatus, she told a leading daily, ‘I think the definition of success with this film, for me, is the fact that it has broken the perception that married actresses, or actresses who are making their comeback after motherhood do

  • Mumbai Crime: Railway guard booked for flashing at 19-year-old girl, absconding

    Sexual crime against women are on the rise, and yet another private part flashing incident has taken place in a local train, but this time it was not a civilian, but a railway guard deployed on a train in Harbour line. The 19-year-old victim approached police after the incident, and cops booked the guard. But, cops didn’t arrest the guard so that he could finish his duty to prevent disruption of trains,

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    Six-year-old found strangled in Gujarat was killed by Mumbai woman for love revenge

    A week after a six-year-old was found strangled to death in a public toilet in Gujarat, the Palghar police finally were successful in arresting a woman who killed the minor. The arrested woman was allegedly in a relationship with deceased’s father. The woman had hatched a plot for killing the six-year-old, in order to take revenge against the girl’s father.

  • Miami Open: Qualifier Danielle Collins topples idol Venus Williams to reach semi-finals 

    Miami: Danielle Collins produced the performance of a lifetime and pulled off an almighty shock at the WTA Miami Open today, sending Venus Williams crashing out 6-2, 6-3 to reach the semi-finals. It was an amazing effort from a 24 year-old qualifier in just her second season as a professional and her debut appearance at Key Biscayne.

  • ICICI Bank board says it has full faith in MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar

    New Delhi: ICICI Bank board today came out in support of its Managing Director and CEO Chanda Kochhar, saying it has full faith and confidence in her and described certain reports against her regarding credit disbursement to Videocon group as “malicious and unfounded rumours”. ICICI Bank board also reviewed the bank’s internal processes for credit approval and found them robust, the private sector lender said in a statement. Certain reports have appeared on a

  • Cold war between Katrina Kaif and Alia Bhatt because of Ranbir Kapoor? Read details here

    Mumbai: It is reported that Ranbir Kapoor’s mother Neetu Kapoor is having a good bond with Alia Bhatt, and soon she could give approval of marriage. Ranbir and Alia are busy shooting for their upcoming film ‘Brahmastra’. And, if reports are to be believed, they are alleged dating each other, and this could affect Alia and Katrina’s friendship.

  • Ileana D’Cruz: Don’t want my personal life to be part of gossip columns

    New Delhi: She has always put her guard up when it comes to her personal life. Actress Ileana D’Cruz, who is dating photographer Andrew Kneebone and even referred to him as “hubby” in a social media post, says she does not want her private space to be a part of “rubbish gossip columns”.

  • NASA astronauts to take a spacewalk on Thursday

    Washington: Two NASA astronauts will head outside the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday to begin a 6.5-hour spacewalk. During the spacewalk at approximately 8 a.m. (5.30 p.m. India time), Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold will install wireless communications antennas and replace a camera system, NASA said in a blog post on Wednesday.

  • Countdown for GSAT-6A satellite launch progressing normally

    Chennai: The 27-hour countdown for Thursday’s launch of an Indian rocket carrying strategic communication satellite GSAT-6A was progressing smoothly, an ISRO official said. According to the Indian Space Research Organisation, the real time systems check operations have been completed.

  • Ball-tampering row: Tearful Aussie coach Darren Lehmann vows cultural overhaul

    Melbourne: Australian head coach Darren Lehmann has finally broken his silence on the massive ball-tampering scandal, saying that he and his entire cricket team have to change their culture and need to learn from New Zealand the way they play cricket.