Free Press Journal
  • IPL 2018 Final: Top 10 interesting trivia about Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad

    The 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL) is reached its business end with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Sunrisers Hyderabad will clash to get their hands on the coveted trophy. This year’s IPL league was one of the most exciting one with every team in contention for the playoffs. The tournament is arguable the biggest franchise-based T20 competition around the world. In its 10 years, the tournament has witnessed

  • Never shared Indian users’ data with third parties: Paytm

    New Delhi: Digital wallet payment company Paytm on Saturday refuted media reports that it has shared user data to third parties, saying that the data of its 300 million registered users is safe in India. “There is a video going around on social media and it falsely claims that we shared some data with 3rd parties. Nothing can be further from the truth,” the company wrote in a blog post.

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    Jawaharlal Nehru death anniversary: 3 bizarre theories and facts around the life of the first PM of India

    Jawaharlal Nehru doesn’t need any introduction. He is well known as an influential leader in the Indian independence movement and  was the political heir of Mahatma Gandhi. He became the first prime minister of Independent India in 1947 and held the Prime Ministerial office for three times. He is known as a visionary who laid the foundation of free India. He successfully established various economic, social and educational reforms that are even

  • Hope to create something unique with ‘Rannbhoomi’: Shashank Khaitan

    Mumbai, Director Shashank Khaitan says he wishes to give audiences a unique experience with his upcoming warrior film “Rannbhoomi”. The film is slated for a Diwali 2020 release. In February this year, filmmaker Karan Johar had announced the project with Varun Dhawan in lead and Shashank believes the genre is still not completely explored in Hindi cinema.”‘Baahubali’ is an example of a warrior film, it is an Indian film.  We have explored

  • Indian national among 5 killed in Mekunu Cyclone

    Aden: Five people including an Indian national were killed and at least 40 missing on the Yemeni island of Socotra on Friday as Cyclone Mekunu disrupted the area before passing through Arabian Peninsula’s southern coast. As reported by the Daily Star the other four deceased were Yemeni nationals.

  • Pakeezah actress Geeta Kapoor passes away after being abandoned by children

    Pakeezah actress Geeta Kapoor passes away, after being abandoned by children

    Veteran actress Geeta Kapoor, who’s known for her role in Kamal Amrohi’s Pakeezah, passed away on Saturday morning around 9 am at Mumbai’s SRV Hospital. The actress was abandoned by her children last year. Her son Raja, is a choreographer, left the hospital claiming he would return with cash (deposit for Geeta’s admission at the hospital) but he never showed up. Kapoor also has a daughter, Pooja, is an air hostess.

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    19 killed in Uganda bus accident

    Kampala: At least 19 people have been killed and several others injured when a bus rammed into a tractor and truck in Uganda, officials said. The accident, which happened on Friday night in Uganda’s Kiryandongo district, claimed the lives of three juveniles and 16 adults, Xinhua news agency reported citing the police.

  • Hockey India names 48 players for senior women’s national camp

    New Delhi, Hockey India on Saturday named 48 players for the senior women national camp to be held from May 28 to June 9 at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru ahead of a tour to Spain and the FIH Women’s World Cup in London. After ending their 5th Women’s Asian Champions Trophy campaign with a silver medal, the Indian team will regroup for the training camp under chief coach Sjoerd Marijne

  • Two held at Mumbai airport for gold smuggling

    Mumbai: Two Indian men were apprehended at the airport here for allegedly smuggling in gold bars, a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) spokesperson said.

  • Goa gangrape: All three tourist accused from Indore arrested by Goa police

    Panaji, Goa Police on Saturday arrested three persons in connection with a gang-rape at the popular Colva beach late on Friday night, even as a Goa Minister has bemoaned the quality of tourists visiting the coastal state. The three accused-tourists from Indore have been charged with robbing and gang-raping a 20-year-old girl late on Friday, while she was visiting Colva beach along with her 22-year-old boyfriend.

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    Irish show landslide support for abortion reform: Exit polls

    Dublin: Ireland appears poised to overwhelmingly overturn a constitutional amendment banning abortion in almost all circumstances, according to an exit poll. The poll released by Ireland’s national broadcaster RTE after polling stations closed on Friday night predicted that 69.4 per cent voted in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment to Ireland’s Constitution and 30.6 per cent “no”.

  • Parmanu box office collection: John Abraham’s film collects Rs 4.82 cr on Day 1

    New Delhi: The major release of this week, ‘Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran’ starring John Abraham and Diana Penty hit the box office and has received positive reviews from the critics as well as the audience. Directed by Abhishek Sharma, the movie is based on the series of underground nuclear tests carried out by India in 1988 at Indian Army’s test range.

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    Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis ‘audio-clip’ kicks up political controversy

    Palghar, A purported audio-clip in which Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is allegedly heard exhorting his activists “to win Palghar elections” at any cost, has kicked up a massive political controversy here on Saturday. The audio clip comes on a day when the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi completes four years, and just two days before the high-stakes Palghar Lok Sabha by-elections of May 28.