Free Press Journal
  • ISL 2018-19: FC Pune City retain Brazil’s Marcelinho

    Pune: FC Pune City on Wednesday retained their skipper Marcelinho for the 2018-19 season of the Indian Super League (ISL). One of the top scorers for the club, Brazilian footballer Marcelinho led the team from the front to a historic first semi-finals appearance.

  • IIFA Awards 2018: Rekha to perform on stage after 20 years

    Mumbai: Veteran star Rekha is all set to perform on stage after 20 years at the upcoming International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) event. At the press conference of IIFA here last night, actor Varun Dhawan made the announcement and said it will be the “highlight” of the ceremony.

  • Avengers: Infinity War joins USD 2 billion club

    Los Angeles: Marvel’s smash-hit superhero ensemble film “Avengers: Infinity War” has crossed the USD two billion mark at the global box-office. The film, which brings together the largest gathering of superheroes, achieved the milestone on 48th day of its release, Disney said in a statement.

  • Aircel-Maxis case: ED files charge sheet against Karti Chidambaram

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate today filed a charge sheet in a Delhi court against Karti Chidambaram in the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case. Additional Sessions Judge Ruby Alka Gupta said that it would consider the charge sheet on July 4.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Colombian team arrives in Russia

    Kazan (Russia): Colombia’s national football team arrived in this southwestern Russian city ahead of the start of the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup. The team’s plane landed at Kazan International Airport late on Tuesday, after which the Colombians headed to the luxurious Ski Resort in Sviyazhsk, some 35 km from the Kazan Arena, reports Efe news.

  • Mindy Kaling had tough time learning Hindi for ‘Ocean’s 8’

    Los Angeles: Actress Mindy Kaling, who has Indian roots, says it was difficult to learn Hindi for her forthcoming movie “Ocean’s 8”. “When I was cast in ‘Ocean’s 8’, I didn’t think there would be much prep but I ended up doing more than on any movie I’ve worked on,” Kaling said in a statement to IANS.

  • Indian student racially abused for defending hijab-clad woman in UK

    London: A 28-year-old Indian-origin student in the UK has been racially attacked by a white man, shouting “Brexit, go back home” after the Briton made sexist remarks towards a hijab-clad woman, media reports said. Rickesh Advani, a political science student at Cambridge University, confronted the man for his comments towards the woman, only to be hit with an outburst of racial abuse, Cambridge News reported.

  • Taapsee Pannu starts shooting for ‘Badla’

    Mumbai, Actress Taapsee Pannu has commenced shooting for the upcoming thriller “Badla” in Scotland. “This is going to be a riveting thriller. It’s Sujoy’s favourite genre and I am yet another time out of my comfort zone which I actually enjoy the most,” Taapsee said in a statement. Taapsee, 30, said that she is going to explore a “new side” of herself with this character and film directed by

  • Taliban offer direct negotiations with US to end the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan

    Kabul: Taliban supreme leader Mullah Hebatullah Akhundzada has offered direct negotiations with the US in a bid to end the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan. “If the American officials truly believe in a peaceful end to the Afghan imbroglio then they must directly present themselves to the negotiation table so that this tragedy (invasion) — the destructive effects of which mainly harm the American and Afghan people — can be resolved through talks,” said

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    LOL! Rahul Gandhi’s first press conference in Mumbai only 2.45 minutes long

    Mumbai: Congress President Rahul Gandhi‘s first ever press conference here on Wednesday turned out to be a huge disappointment — it lasted for 2 minutes and 45 seconds. The media briefing was organised by the Congress state and city units at a venue in Bandra at around 8.30 a.m. and mediapersons were barged with multiple reminders.

  • US-North Korea summit should set example for India-Pakistan peace talk: former Punjab CM Shehbaz Sharif

    Islamabad: Former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday said that the historic meeting between the US and North Korea can be an example for Pakistan and India to talk out their hostilities and make peace with each other. This came after the United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a joint agreement, according to which Kim committed for ‘complete denuclearisation of Korean Peninsula’ and Trump pledged

  • Reham Khan, Reham Khan book on Imran Khan, Imran Khan

    Imran Khan’s ex-wife Reham Khan opens up on book controversy, says ‘Things need to be said’

    Former wife of ex-Pakistani cricketer Imran Khan, Reham Khan is in news for the upcoming autobiography “Reham Khan” in which she has opened up about the controversy and the leaked manuscript of her tell-all book which has created havoc in Pakistan. Reham talking to NDTV said that the excerpts of her book have been released by her ex-husband Imran Khan’s political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI).