Free Press Journal
  • US officials to visit India for trilateral meet with Japan

    New York: Top US diplomat for South Asia Alice Wells as well as Susan Thornton, the State Department’s official in charge of the East Asia and Pacific affairs, will jointly lead Washington’s delegation to the India-US-Japan Trilateral Dialogue in New Delhi this week.

  • Shocking! 5-year-old boy trapped in abandoned car in Pune dies of heat

    Pune: In a shocking incident, a five-year-old boy who got accidentally trapped in an abandoned car on Pune’s outskirts was found dead of suffocation and burns late on Monday, police said on Tuesday. According to police officer Pratima Navale, the body of Karan Pandey was found in Chakan after a hectic six-hour search by his family.

  • Fake news order withdrawal a victory of democracy, media, says Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil

    Mumbai: Senior Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil said today that the Centre’s withdrawal of a press release on ‘fake news‘ within 24 hours of issuing it was a victory of democracy and the media. Through the press release on fake news, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry had attempted to bring restrictions on the media’s autonomy, he alleged.

  • Delhi Temple theft: Court sends duo to jail; says they have no fear of God

    New Delhi: A city court has upheld the conviction of two persons by a magisterial court in a temple theft case, saying the duo had “no fear of God”. The sessions court ordered the duo, who stole silver articles from a temple in south-east Delhi, to remain in jail for six months.

  • Commonwealth Games 2018: Here is how India has performed at the games over the years

    Only one day is left for Commonwealth Games 2018 at Gold Coast, Australia to begin. India has sent a strong contingent of 225-players. The CWG will be held from April 4 to April 15. In individual disciplines, Athletics and Shooting has the maximum representation with 31 and 27 participants respectively. The contingent also includes 58 coaches, 17 doctors and physiotherapists, seven managers and 22 other officials.

  • IPL 2018: Meet the Top 10 wicket takers in the Indian Premier League

    Indian Premier League (IPL) will begin in less than a week’s time and the excitement is palpable. IPL and T20 cricket is known for batsman ruling the proceedings, but poor bowlers also play an integral role in this fast-paced format. Many successful IPL teams have very good bowling attacks and this season will be no different.

  • South Africa vs Australia 4th Test: Proteas thrash Australia by 492 runs, take series 3-1

    Johannesburg: Vernon Philander sent Australia crashing to defeat with a sensational spell of bowling on the fifth day of the fourth Test against Australia at the Wanderers Stadium today. Philander took a career-best six for 21 as Australia were bowled out for 118, giving South Africa victory by 493 runs, a record runs margin for South Africa.

  • Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi rakes up controversy with Kashmir issue, calls for UN intervention

    Former Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi on Twitter raised the Kashmir issue and pitches for ‘self-determination and independence’ of the valley. Afridi on Twitter wrote, “Appalling and worrisome situation ongoing in the Indian Occupied Kashmir. Innocents being shot down by oppressive regime to clamp voice of self -determination and independence. Wonder where are the UN and other international bodies and why aren’t they making efforts to stop this bloodshed?”

  • Allu Arjun’s son Ayaan’s cute birthday picture goes viral; see pic

    Mumbai: Allu Arjun celebrated son Ayaan’s fourth birthday on April 3 with wife Sneha Reddy and daughter Allu Arha. The birthday was celebrated at his home in Hyderabad as he is busy in upcoming movie promotion. Birthday pictures of Allu Ayaan were shared by Allu Arjun on his Instagram along with caption, “Happy Birthday to my Bestie, my Bunch of Happiness, My Baby Boy Ayaan”. As he shared the picture within no

  • Congress President Rahul Gandhi taunts Piyush Goyal for ‘Shirdi ka Chamatkar’

    New Delhi: Keeping up his offensive against the BJP, Congress president Rahul Gandhi today targeted Union minister Piyush Goyal for his alleged links to the promoter of a company in default of Rs 650 crore. Gandhi used the hashtag “PiyushGhotala” in his tweet, which also mentioned BJP president Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval’s son Shaurya Doval and fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi.

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    Box Office Collection: ‘Baaghi 2’ breaks Padmvaat’s record; crosses Rs 85 crore in the opening week

    Baaghi 2 has just stepped in the box office and already marked 85.2 crore. The film starring Tiger Shroff is an action film and has crossed the first week collection record of Padmaavat which had earned 25.10 crore. The film has surpassed the expected number given by trade anaylist Girish Johar, which was 65 crore. The film has full potential to hit 100 crores very soon. Both, the film and its hero garnered

  • Rangasthalam Box-Office Collection: Samantha Akkineni equals Kajal Aggarwal’s record with 8 Rs 100 crore films

    Samantha Akkineni has one more hit to her credit at the box-office as her latest release ‘Rangasthalam’ has crossed Rs 100 cr mark in just 4 days. And with that Samantha has equalled the record of Kajal Aggarwal who was part of eight movies, from Bollywood and South which has done Rs 100 crore business. Samantha is followed by ‘Baahubali’ actress Anushka Shetty who has 6, Rs 100 crore

  • Here are 16 amazing rangoli designs that will leave you spellbound

    Drawing rangoli near the entrance of the house is one of the many traditional ways Indians like to decorate their houses during important festivals especially Diwali. Rangolis are colourful abstract patterns created using flowers, rice, colourful powders. They give traditional look to the house and adds to the celebration mood. In many parts of India drawing rangoli outside the house is taken very seriously. But its uses are not just limited to festivals.

  • 'Khichdi' makers recreate Venice in Vasai

    ‘Khichdi’ makers recreate Venice in Vasai

    Mumbai: The makers of “Khichdi” were disappointed at not making it to Venice for a shooting schedule, but were determined not to change the storyline. Producer JD Majethia says they have “recreated the magnificent city in Vasai” and hopes it will do justice to the scene.

  • Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor didn’t visit Sanjay Bhansali’s office; here is the truth

    A few days ago the paparazzi was click-happy showing the late (and much missed) Sridevi’s two daughters Janhvi Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor emerging from Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s office building. The speculators were on overdrive imagining a film collaboration between Bhansali and Sri’s beti.