Free Press Journal
  • Facebook is building ‘innovation hub’ in China

    San Francisco: Facebook has set up a subsidiary in China to build an “innovation hub” focused on helping local developers and entrepreneurs to innovate and grow, the media reported.

  • Very happy with Salman Khan’s success: Shilpa Shetty

    Mumbai: Actress Shilpa Shetty shares a close bond with Salman khan over the years and says that she is very happy with the actor’s success which he has achieved throughout his film career. Shilpa was interacting with media at an event where she was appointed as brand ambassador of SRL Diagnostics on Tuesday in Mumbai.

  • Pakistan general elections: Women in Pakistani village vote for first time in 70 years

    Lahore: Millions of registered voters are heading towards polling stations to cast their vote as Pakistan goes for its 11th general elections with some history-making events also taking place in the conservative areas where women are usually not allowed to take part in an activity outside their homes.

  • Chidambaram participates in a panel discussion

    INX Media case: Delhi HC grants interim protection from arrest to P Chidambaram

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today granted former Union minister P Chidambaram interim protection from arrest till August 1 in the Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) money laundering case related to INX Media. Justice K Pathak while granting interim relief directed Chidambaram to cooperate with the ED’s investigation as and when required and not to leave the country without court’s prior permission.

  • Supreme Court slams Centre for not making public institutions disabled-friendly

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today slammed the Centre over non-compliance of its last year verdict of making public institutions disabled-friendly and said the government had to follow the law and order. The top court also expressed annoyance over the states not complying with its order and warned that respective chief secretaries will be called to explain the delay.

  • Baby Alert! Kannada actor Yash announces wife Radhika's pregnancy in cutest video ever; Watch

    Kannada actor Yash announces wife Radhika’s pregnancy in cutest video ever; Watch

    Famous Kannada couple Yash and Pandit, who tied the knot in 2016, are all set to welcome their first child. An excited Yash announced the news on Twitter video which says, “I have something special to share with you…Coz…You are special to me. This December. Y.G.F (Yash is Going to be a Father).” As per reports, Radhika is in her second trimester.

  • ‘Anti-trafficking bill ignores consenting sex workers’

    New Delhi/Kolkata: Geeta (name changed), a resident of Sangli village in Maharashtra, was 19 when she became a sex worker, not as a victim of trafficking but as an option to feed herself and support her family financially.

  • Shooting for Emraan Hashmi’s ‘Cheat India’ begins in Lucknow

    Lucknow: The shooting for the film “Cheat India”, based on education scams in India, has commenced here and will release on January 25. Producer Atul Kasbekar of Ellipsis Entertainment on Wednesday tweeted: “And it begins.

  • Anushka Sharma won’t cheer for husband Virat Kohli; is everything OK?

    Anushka Sharma has taken a much needed break and is spending time with hubby Virat Kohli in London. The actress recently wrapped up both of her films – Zero and Sui Dhaaga – Made in India. Both the films are releasing later this year. It has been a month since she joined her husband Virat Kohli to cheer for Indian Cricket Team at the ongoing series. But, it seems like we won’t be seeing

  • Lok Sabha resumes business after brief adjournment

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was adjourned briefly on Wednesday after a furore over remarks made by a BJP MP about a gang rape of a tribal girl and Dalit atrocities alleged to have taken place in West Bengal.

  • HDFC AMC IPO subscribed 35% in the first few hours on Day 1

    New Delhi: The initial public offer of HDFC Asset Management Company was subscribed 35 per cent within the first few hours on the first day of bidding today. The mutual fund firm’s Rs 2,800-crore public offer received bids for 64,90,705 shares against the total issue size of 1,88,04,290 shares, data available with the NSE till 1215 hrs showed.

  • Indian origin Ajaz Patel selected in New Zealand test squad for Pakistan Test series

    Wellington: Indian-born spinner Ajaz Patel was named today in the New Zealand Test squad to play Pakistan in a three-match series in the United Arab Emirates in October. Patel, 29, has been the leading wicket taker in New Zealand’s domestic Plunket Shield for the past three years and was named domestic player of the year in 2017.

  • Does Salman Khan’s ‘Bharat’ have a ‘Game of Thrones’ connection? Find out

    Does Salman Khan’s ‘Bharat’ have a ‘Game of Thrones’ connection? Find out

    As quirky as it sounds, we assure you there is no kidding here. Salman Khan’s designer and good friend Ashley Rebello recently took to Instagram by teasing his followers with a new member on the sets of Bharat. The person of interest here is none other than Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage.

  • TDP members in the Lok Sabha raise the issue of special category status for Andhra Pradesh

    New Delhi: TDP members in the Lok Sabha today once again raised the issue of special category status for Andhra Pradesh. They, however, did not troop into the Well and raised slogans from their benches. Wearing yellow stoles, they raised slogans like “we want justice”. One of them was dressed up like a royal, wearing a turban and traditional attire.

  • Shweta Bachchan Nanda to refrain from acting after ad with father Amitabh gets withdrawn

    The saddest thing about the withdrawal of the jewellery ad featuring the father and daughter Amitabh and Shweta Bachchan, is that this was Shweta acting debut of sorts. Shweta never wanted to face the camera. Says a family friend, “For years and years Shweta has been offered the best of banners and film projects. But she desisted. She has an inbuilt resistance about an acting career. Her

  • Virat Kohli charges a whopping 120,000 US dollars per Instagram post

    New Delhi: Social media is becoming increasingly powerful when it comes to influencing a consumer’s buying decisions and celebrities are often found to be the driving factor behind it. Celebrities, including actors, models and sportspersons, are undoubtedly raking in huge moolah by acting as social media influencers.

  • Hardik Patel, aides get 2 years imprisonment in Visnagar rioting case

    Mehsana: A Gujarat court sentenced Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel to two years imprisonment in a case of rioting and arson in Visnagar town here in 2015. Judge V P Agarwal, of the sessions court at Visnagar, held guilty Hardik Patel and his two aides, Lalji Patel and A K Patel under IPC sections pertaining to rioting, arson, damage to property and unlawful assembly.