Free Press Journal
  • England all-rounder Tom Curran replaces Starc at KKR

    Kolkata: England all-rounder Tom Curran was on Monday roped in by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) as replacement for Mitchell Starc, the injured Australian pacer, ahead of the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL), a statement from his county club Surrey said.

  • NMC Bill: Doctors, students observe token strike across India

    New Delhi: Health services were affected for a brief period today as over 50,000 resident doctors and medical students of several hospitals across the country, including AIIMS here, observed a token strike over demands regarding the National Medical Commission Bill.

  • Paytm Mall raises Rs 2,900 cr from SoftBank, Alibaba

    New Delhi: Paytm Mall has raised close to Rs 2,900 crore from SoftBank Investment Holdings and Alibaba.com Singapore e-commerce in a deal that values the online shopping venture of Paytm at USD 2 billion.

  • Six dead as Dalit protests turn violent

    New Delhi: Six persons were killed and dozens injured as Dalit protests during a day-long nation-wide shutdown on Monday turned violent in India amid anger against a Supreme Court order that dilutes a law aimed at preventing atrocities against Dalits and Tribes.

  • Suspect in radio jockey’s murder flees abroad: SIT

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the murder of a young radio jockey near here last week has identified the three hired killers involved, though the key accused has since fled abroad, an official said on Monday.

  • Dalit bandh: 1 dead, 26 injured in Rajasthan

    Jaipur: One person was killed and 26 others, including nine policemen, were injured today in Khairthal in Rajasthan’s Alwar district during Dalit protests against the Supreme Court order on the SC/ST Act, officials said.

  • Comedian Siddharth Sagar says he was tortured and admitted to mental asylum and wants to start afresh

    Comedian Siddharth Sagar who went missing for a few months and later he released a video where he said he is fine and will speak about the issues he has faced in his life from long time. So now he has finally spoken about it. He gave an interview to Indian Express, said that his life changed when a person named Suyash Gadgil entered his mother’s life (His parents separated 20 years

  • Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife Winnie Mandela dies at 81

    Johannesburg: Winnie Mandela, the ex-wife of South African anti-apartheid fighter and former president Nelson Mandela, died today at the age of 81, her spokesman said.

  • Fiction shows will come back, feels Rannvijay

    TV host-actor Rannvijay Singha, who is currently busy with “Roadies Xtreme”, says reality shows have evolved, but the audience is getting attracted to fiction entertainers once again. The growth of reality shows is a “lot”, said Rannvijay, who shot to popularity as the winner of “Roadies” and then hosted multiple editions of the show.

  • ‘Not a gentleman’s game any more’, says Angad Bedi about cricket

    Former Indian cricketer Bishan Singh Bedi’s son Angad Bedi, who acted as a cricket team’s captain in web series “Inside Edge”, says the sport isn’t the gentleman’s game it once used to be.  After “Tiger Zinda Hai”, the actor will next be seen on the big screen in Shaad Ali’s “Soorma”, based on former Indian hockey captain Sandeep Singh.

  • Banita Sandhu hired Hindi tutor for ‘October’

    Indian British actress Banita Sandhu says she hired a Hindi tutor for her Bollywood debut film “October”. She is now looking forward for the British audience to watch the “international film and a beautiful piece of art” helmed by Shoojit Sircar.

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    Diana Penty says delay of her upcoming film doesn’t affect her

    Diana Penty says she isn’t really affected by the delay in the release of her film “Parmanu – The Story Of Pokhran” as she believes in moving on and doing other things. “Parmanu…” was scheduled to release on December 8 last year. Its release date got pushed to February 23, 2018 and then to April 6. If one goes by latest reports, the movie, which also stars John Abraham, has now been

  • Mosul Tragedy: Giving compensation is not like distributing biscuits; VK Singh on compensation for families

    Amritsar: The remains of the 39 Indians killed in Mosul, Iraq by the extremist group Islamic State (IS), were brought back to the country by Union Minister of State for External Affairs Vijay Kumar Singh, who suggested that the Centre government, along with the State government were working on a plan to compensate the families of the deceased.

  • Mumbai: Fire breaks out in Laxmi Industrial estate in Andheri

    A minor fire broke at Laxmi Industrial estate on Monday morning when two shops caught fire. Three fire tenders rushed to spot to douse the fire. Laxmi Industries is the hub of many offices and it is located in the densely populated area of Andheri. The fire raised alarm as hundreds of establishments are located in the vicinity.