Free Press Journal
  • Unique Learning! In this college, you have to DATE to get extra credit points

    Students in Boston College have to date to get extra credit points. Around 12 years ago, Professor Kerry Cronin of Boston College added dating in their syllabus. Students have to ask someone out on a date. There’s a philosophy behind this unusual assignment.

  • After Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor, Aditi Rao Hydari to be honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke excellence Award

    New Delhi: Aditi Rao Hydari added another trophy to her achievements as she will receive Dada Saheb Phalke excellence award 2018 for the Best Leading Lady (Critics Award) for her memorable performance in ‘Bhoomi’. Sure-footed, Aditi has been garnering huge about of praises for her effective portrayal in ‘Bhoomi’ by the critics and the audiences.

  • Happy street created for Big B’s ‘Badumbaaa’

    Mumbai: Umesh Shukla created a special street to shoot Amitabh Bachchan’s “Badumbaaa” for “102 Not Out”. The director says the song reflects the spirit of the film. “Badumbaaa” features Big B along with actor Rishi Kapoor. The fun and peppy number was shot on a reel location — a special street which was created on a set in Mumbai.

  • Tennis player Novak Djokovic earns 1st Masters win of 2018

    Monaco: Serbia’s Novak Djokovic earned his first Masters 1,000 win this year after defeating fellow Serbian Dusan Lajovic 6-0, 6-1 in the first round of the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters. World No.13 Djokovic needed just 56 minutes to beat his rival and concluded the Monday night’s match without giving up a single break point of the four his opponent had, reports EFE news agency.

  • Watch: Mahira Khan pays unique tribute to Ranbir Kapoor’s grandfather Raj Kapoor

    Mahira Khan, best known for her role in Pakistani TV show Humsafar, made her debut in Bollywood with Shah Rukh Khan starrer ‘Raees’ in 2017. Though the actress could not promote her film in India due to tension between the two countries, the actress has managed to gain a lot of fans in India through her performance. Not only that, the actress was also linked last year

  • Rahul Gandhi on Cash crunch: ‘Achche din only for likes of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi’

    Amethi: With ATMs suddenly running dry in several states, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for what he described as destroying India’s banking system by ushering in “achche din” for fugitive jewellers Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi. Gandhi also criticised Modi for his silence on the banking frauds allegedly committed by the diamond merchants who have fled the country.

  • Government invites EoI for selling its entire stake in Bharat Pumps

    New Delhi: Government has invited expression of interest (EoI) for selling its entire stake in Bharat Pumps, a loss-making firm under the Heavy Industry Ministry. It has asked interested parties to submit the EoI physically by May 28.

  • IPL 2018, RR vs KKR preview: Buoyant Rajasthan Royals eyeing third consecutive victory

    Jaipur: The in-form Rajasthan Royals will be confident of a third consecutive victory when they take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League here tomorrow. Royals have turned it around with back-to-back wins after Sunrisers thrashed them in their opener. They pipped Delhi Daredevils by 19 runs in a rain-hit encounter and then travelled away to post a convincing 19-run victory over star-studded Royal Challengers Bangalore.

  • Rick Perry

    Westinghouse emerging from bankruptcy, capable of delivering India nuclear reactors: Rick Perry  

    New Delhi: US Energy Secretary Rick Perry said today that Westinghouse Electric Co is emerging out of bankruptcy and is now capable of delivering the planned six nuclear reactors to India on time. On his first visit to India, Perry said India must look at “broad portfolio” of energy sources to deliver reliable electricity to its growing population and not just at affordability.

  • Working with US to address trade issues: Suresh Prabhu  

    New Delhi: The government today said it is working with the US to resolve all trade issues even as America has decided to review India’s eligibility to enjoy duty-free access for certain products under a tax benefit scheme. The US has also added India to its watch list of countries alleging questionable foreign exchange policies.

  • Cash crunch in ATMs: Twitterati call it flashback of demonetisation

    Severe cash crunch situation in ATMs reported in several states of India including Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and few areas of Delhi. News agency ANI quoted people in Delhi as saying, “We are facing cash crunch. Most of the ATMs are not dispensing cash, the ones which are dispensing, have only Rs 500 notes. We are facing difficulty, don’t know what to do.”