Free Press Journal
  • Leela Chairman: For us, the guest is our god

    The fiesty C P Krishnan Nair is full of life at 90. The nonagenarian chairman of India’s high- end Leela group of hotels goes for his early morning walk, attends meetings with top executives, takes active interests in steering expansion plans of his hospitality business and is also coming out with his first biography aptly titled, Krishna Leela which will be launched at a gala function at Kovalam (Kerala) today.

  • Doping, illegal betting remain IOCalt39s priority

    London Olympic chief Jacques Rogge vowed no let up in the war on illegal betting and doping today as the International Olympic Committee ( IOC) began its three- day session ahead of the London Games.

  • Olympics Start in Wales

    LONDON: The first event of London 2012 wonalt39t take place at Olympic Park but some 132 miles away in Wales, where womens football gets the Games underway today, two days before the opening ceremony.

  • Defenders hold the key against Holland: Tirkey

    New Delhi Former hockey captain Dilip Tirkey feels the Indian defenders would hold the key when they take on The Netherlands in their opening match of the London Olympics on July 30.

  • Aditya off to a winning start in Shanghai Masters

    Mumbai Indias ace cueist, Aditya Mehta reigned supreme at the green baize to beat Paul Davison of England 5- 2 in the Shanghai Masters Qualifiers being played at World Snooker Academy in Sheffield, near Yorkshire in England.

  • Yeh dil maange more: Vijender

    London Indias top boxer Vijender Singh, bronze medallist at 2008 Beijing Games, said never ever did he think he would participate in three Olympics but he yearns for more at the 2012 London Games.

  • Rahul wants to win Olympic medal for elder sister Dola

    Kolkata Indian archer Rahul Banerjee says his success graph would not have gone upward without motherly support of his elder sister Dola and he is motivated to win a medal at Olympics as it remained her unfulfilled dream.

  • Asian Games silver medallist Santhi slogs at brick kiln

    Pudukottai/ TN Her fall was as meteoric as her rise and Santhi Soundararajan, the 2006 Doha Asian Games 800m silver medallist was stripped of her medal after failing a gender test, now slogs at a brick kiln for a living with a paltry wage.
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  • FAST LOCALS

    Madhav stars for St Marys ICSE

  • Federer, Azarenka top seeds at Games

    London World number one players Roger Federer and Victoria Azarenka will head the list of seeded players in the draws for the London Olympicsalt39tennis tournament.

  • Dippy not doing Shankars film

    Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone says she is not part of southern filmmaker Shankars next film.

  • No more on the house for Bollywood starssupport staff

    With some personal staff of Bollywood stars charging exorbitant amounts, Filmmakers have asked the actors to foot the bill of their accompanying members like makeup artistes and drivers.

  • Shankar moves on from Hrithik

    It has been a long time since the news surfaced that ace filmmaker Shankar had roped in Hrithik Roshan for one of his big projects. However, post these reports nothing else materialised on this front.

  • RITESHGENELIA, TOGETHER AGAIN

    SHIVANI JOSHI Earlier this year Ritesh Deshmukh and Genelia Dalt39Souza entertained the audience in alt39 Tere Naal Love Ho Gayaalt39, and their chemistry impressed several filmmakers. This reallife couple was flooded with offers but Rite
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  • SBBJ Q1 net up 31%

    MUMBAI State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur ( SBBJ) has announced net profit of Rs.

  • EVENTS CORNER

    Nelson Mandela birthday celebration

  • LIC Q1 new business premium rises by 8%

    New Delhi Countrys largest insurer Life Insurance Corporation ( LIC) has recorded a growth of 8.3 per cent in new business with premium collection of Rs 14,451 crore in the first quarter ended June 30, 2012.