Free Press Journal
  • Testing times for Kunal

    VIVEK KAR Kunal Deshmukh made an entry in Bollywood through the Bhatt c&. With a directorial debut like alt145 Jannat, Kunal was at the peak. But soon he faced a hard fall with alt145 Tum Mile. All his glory faded away as alt145 Tum Miefailed to even get noticed at the box office despite starring the Bhattsfavourite, Emraan Hashmi.


    Achievers from various walks of life will walk the r&, for acause on June 19, wearing clothes designed by Shaina NCand Manish Malhotra.

  • Censor is like a cancer

    Giving tough competition to hot chicks like Malaikas and Katrinas, alt145Jalebi Bai Mallika Sherawat speaks about her cold war with the two apart from coming down heavily on the censorship. The actress also shares her experience meeting President Obama and writing abook

  • Gibson confident of another good show

    Jamaica On a high after their morale- boosting win over India in the fourth One- Dayer, West Indies coach Ottis Gibson expects another impressive show from his wards in the fifth and final match of the series at Sabina Park here today.

  • Pakistani captains constantly under dangerzone: Asif

    Islamabad Noting the recent case of ex- skipper Shahid Afridi, former Pakistan cricketer Asif Mujtaba has said that it is very difficult for the captain to perform well and lead the team when his own position is constantly in danger. Currently coaching in Dallas, Texas, Asif noted that former Pakistan captains such as Imran Khan, Javed Miandad, Wasim Akram, Salim Malik, and Inzamam have always led from the front. Their performances have


    Karachi Pakistans sacked national ODI captain Shahid Afridi has withdrawn his case against the Pakistan Cricket Board from the Sindh High Court as part of an apparent deal with the board to resolve his ongoing dispute with them.

  • Strauss promises to come to the party

    England England captain Andrew Strauss insisted he was determined to alt147 come to the partyalt148 with the bat in the third and final Test against Sri Lanka at the Rose Bowl.

  • No to UDRS could backfire on India: Swann

    London England spinner Graeme Swann feels Indias opposition to the Umpire Decision Review System ( UDRS) in the upcoming Test series could backfire on the worlds number one team.

  • Barath returns to side, Gayle ignored again

    Jamaica Fit- again opener Adrian Barath made his way in but the explosive Chris Gayle was once again left out of the 13- member West Indies squad for the fifth and final One- Dayer against India, here today. Barath replaced Kirk Edwards in the squad which beat India by 103 runs in the fourth One- Dayer. The Indians have already sealed the series after winning the first three matches.


    ASHISH SHUKLA Jamaica Jolted by the massive loss in the fourth ODI, India would aim to get the crucial psychological edge over the West Indies before the Test series when they take on the hosts in the fifth and final One- Dayer, here today.

  • Bopannas 100th career doubles win

    Eastbourne/ England Rohan Bopanna on Wednesday recorded his 100th career doubles win after he and Aisam ul- Haq Qureshi scored a straight- set victory over Spaniards Pablo Andujar and Guillermo Garcia- Lopez at the AEGON International here.


    New Delhi Defending ch&ion Saina Nehwal overcame a second game slump to register a three- game victory over Chinese Lu Lan and enter the second round of the Singapore Open Super Series on Wednesday. The world number four Indian took 56 minutes to see off Lan 21- 18, 13- 21, 21- 16 in the first round of the womens singles. Saina will now take on Chinese Taipeis Shao Chieh Cheng in the second

  • Heat forces 7am start for quarter- final

    Bhopal Soaring temperatures here have forced a 7am start for the first quarter- final – between Punjab and Bihar – in the senior hockey national ch&ionship while the other three fixtures would be staged late evening Thursday.

  • Ive to make start with youngsters: Colaco

    New Delhi Newly- appointed Indian football coach Armando Colaco on Wednesday defended his decision to show the door to senior players, including star striker Bhaichung Bhutia, by asserting that a beginning has to be made by giving chance to young talent.

  • Govt clears RIL- BP deal

    While giving an unconditional nod, the MHA noted why RIL did not offer stake to gas utility GAIL or any other state- run company

  • Casio unveils G- Shock range of wrist watches

    FPJ BUSINESS DESK Mumbai Japans leading watch maker Casio Thursday launched a new range of its most popular G- Shockwatches at a glittering event with Indian Youth icon Ranvijay Singh of MTV Roadies.Ranvijay stormed on the stage and then rode his bike over several GShocks, the watches that are proclaimed to be tough, rugged and built to last. Said Masao Naka, MD, Casio India: The G- Shocks are designed to withstand shocks

  • EU, IMF to rescue Greece with another giant bailout

    K MAMMEN MATHEW Berlin The European Union and the International Monetary Fund ( IMF) will rescue debt- laden Greece from bankruptcy with a second multi- billion euro financial aid package, a year after it received a 110 billion euro ( USD 159 billion) bailout.

  • ONGC FPO set to miss July 5 date

    FPJ BUSINESS DESK Mumbai State- owned Oil and Natural Gas Corps ( ONGC) Rs 11,500 crore share sale is likely to be deferred for the third time as government failed to keep timelines for appointment of independent directors on the company board. The public offer in which government plans to sell 5 per cent ( 427.77 million shares) was scheduled to open on July 5 and close on July 8.