Free Press Journal
  • Cannes 2018: Kangana Ranaut to Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Bollywood stars display animal instincts

    Glitz and glamour is all that matters when it comes to one of the most fashionably acclaimed events of the year. The 71st Cannes Film Festival is being held from May 8-May 19 2018 at Cannes, France. Bollywood is leaving no stone unturned when it comes to exhibiting their stylish manifestation. Cannes 2018 saw more than just fashion, rather B-Town divas coming together as an industry representing India. They took the task on

  • IPL 2018: Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals face off in battle for survival

    Kolkata: A buoyant Kolkata Knight Riders will lock horns with a charged up Rajasthan Royals in a battle for survival at the Indian Premier League T20 tournament here tomorrow. Their fate hanging in balance, a loss in the penultimate league round match may virtually sound the death knell for one of the two teams. It’s a mad scramble for the two available play-off berths with five teams including KKR and RR, who

  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley undergoes successful kidney transplant at AIIMS

    New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today underwent a successful kidney transplant at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), an official at the premier health institute said. Both the donor and the recipient are stable and recovering well, the official said. Jaitley, 65, was admitted to the hospital on Saturday and taken to the operation theatre at 8 am today.

  • Rohingya Crisis: World Bank agrees to a grant for Bangladesh

    Dhaka: The World Bank (WB) is going to provide Bangladesh a grant to meet the basic needs of around one million Rohingyas who fled their homeland Myanmar. “The World Bank has agreed to provide Bangladesh the full fund as grant money at its spring meeting held in April in the US,” The Daily Star quoted Additional Secretary of the Economic Relations Division of the government Mahmuda Begum as saying.

  • Merger of Telenor Communications with Bharti Airtel approved

    New Delhi: The Department of Telecommunications today approved the merger of Telenor (India) Communications Pvt Ltd with Bharti Airtel Ltd, as per information available on the department’s website.

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    There’s always a next time: Anupam Kher on BAFTA miss

    London: Veteran star Anupam Kher, who missed out on the opportunity to win the Best Supporting Actor nod at the British Academy Television Award (BAFTA TV Awards), said he is honoured to get nominated at the prestigious gala and will wait for another opportunity.

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    Mumbai: Man gets 3-year rigorous imprisonment for molesting physically disabled minor

    Thane: A Thane court has awarded three years rigorous imprisonment to a 50-year-old man here for molesting a six-year-old physically disabled girl in 2016. Special judge R N Bawankar also imposed a fine of Rs. 4,000 on the accused Mohammad Nasir Abdul Rashid Shaikh while pronouncing the punishment last week.

  • South Africa mourns death of musician Ramesh Hassan who worked for Hindu-Muslim unity

    Johannesburg: The South African Indian community is mourning the demise of musician and singer Ramesh Hassan, who changed his Muslim birth name to foster communal harmony in the country through his music. Hassan, aged 73, considered the face of Hindu-Muslim unity in South Africa, died of heart attack on Saturday.

  • Article 35A case: Supreme Court to hear matter on August 16

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on August 16 rehear the Public Interest Litigations (PILs) in connection with the Article 35A case, which empowers Jammu and Kashmir state legislature to define “permanent residents” of the state and their special rights.

  • Fashionista Sonam Kapoor to walk red carpet in Cannes alone; Anand is not with her

    Bollywood stars like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Deepika Padukone are leaving no stone unturned to look as magnificent as they can at Cannes 2018, and they brilliantly achieved that mark and now its time for fashionista Sonam Kapoor to show her breath taking attire at French Riviera. Sonam Kapoor will walk the red carpet today, according to buzz. She left for Cannes, after her wedding.

  • Uttar Pradesh: Dust storm toll mounts to 51; 83 injured

    Lucknow: At least 51 people were killed and 83 others injured in a severe storm that hit parts of Uttar Pradesh, officials said today. They said 121 houses were damaged in various parts of the state in last night’s storm that affected 25 districts. Thirteen people lost their lives in Barabanki district, around 28 km from the state capital. Eight of them died when they slipped into the Ghaghra river as they

  • IPL 2018: Sanju Samson can be India’s next superstar, believes Shane Warne

    Melbourne: Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne seems to be highly impressed by Sanju Samson’s impressive show in the ongoing 11th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as he said that Rajasthan Royals’ wicketkeeper-batsman will be the next superstar of the Indian cricket.

  • Decision on Karnataka CM will be taken by party high command: Mallikarjun Kharge

    New Delhi: After Karnataka Chief Minsiter Siddaramaiah asserted to sacrifice his seat for a Dalit, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday said that the decision on such matter will be taken by the party high command. He further said that the matter is being racked up to create differences in the party.