Free Press Journal
  • Gill on a roll in Coimbatore

    Coimbatore: India’s top rally driver Gaurav Gill and Musa Sherif in a Mahindra XUV 500 stormed into the lead by almost a minute and a half at the conclusion of leg 1 of an eventful JK Tyre-powered Rally of Coimbatore, the second round of the FMSCI-Indian Rally Championship (IRC) on Saturday.

  • Aishwarya, Paswan in title round

    Mumbai: Top seed Aiswharya Singh of Jindal Squash Academy had a fight on his hands from unseeded club mate Sandeep Paswan, before winning in four games to advance to the finals of the boys Under-19 final of the first leg of the Indian Squash Professional (ISP) organised, Rs 4 lakh prize-money All-India JVPG-Coke Squash Carnival, at the Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana courts on Saturday.

  • John, Ash as lead in JAZBAA?

    Buzz is that Bollywood hunk John Abraham would now be seen romancing actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on the big screen in her comeback film ‘Jazbaa’! As per reports, John’s role in ‘Jazbaa’ is based on gangster Abu Salem.

  • Di Maria raises hopes of return for final

    Belo Horizonte: Argentina winger Angel Di Maria raised hopes of being fit for World Cup final by returning to training. The Real Madrid player suffered a thigh injury during the Albiceleste’s 1-0 quarterfinal victory over Belgium. Argentina team doctor Daniel Martinez was cautiously optimistic about the 26-year-old’s chances of recovering in time for the decider against Germany at Rio’s Maracana stadium.

  • Badminton: Riya, Sachin upset top seeds

    Mumbai :Riya Arolkar and Sachin Bharti upset top seeds Mangirish Palekar and Anchal Vaswani to advance to the mixed doubles semi-finals, in the CCI Greater Mumbai District  adminton Championship, at the Cricket Club of India on Saturday.

  • Scarred for life, acid attack victims inspire each other

    New Delhi : Thirty-six-year-old Haseena Hussain, who fought a long battle after being attacked with acid, called upon all acid attack victims to be independent and not be bogged down in life.

  • Bold and beautiful

    The theatres now are full of celluloid tales revolving around bold women characters. But the films cannot avoid bowing to the box office needs either, says Shoma A. Chatterji. (more…)

  • Drifting apart

    Immature son

    My son is 25 years old and next month is his wedding. But I am really apprehensive about him and his life. My wife has always spoilt him as he is our only child. He is use to getting everything in his hand and has always been over protected. Though we have given him the best education he has never been motivated to do well or get

  • Munchies at The Bombay Bronx

    With emphasis on regional and local flavours, the bar assures its patrons everything Bambaiya, writes GITA HARI. (more…)

  • Future Point 13 to 19 July 2014

    Aries : You will find difficulties in your recent projects due to lack of finance. At work there will be misunderstandings, blames, conflicts with your junior staff members. Thursday and Friday be cautious while driving.

  • TV

    Pakistani TV shows: Shattering misconceptions and stereotypes

    From women’s empowerment, gender ties to social trends, a bouquet of Pakistani TV shows have hit the Indian small screen and are being appreciated by discerning Indian audiences. The progressive plots are not only creative but entertaining while providing a window to the nation’s progress and problems even while shattering many myths and misconceptions.

  • Green Poems Gulzar

    Trans. By Pavan
    K Varma
    Penguin Books
    Pages: 131
    Price: Rs 250

  • Yashwant Sinha: No Expletives Deleted

    It is imperative that BJP leader Yashwant Sinha accompany Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his forthcoming official
    visit to the US explains V GANGADHAR. (more…)

  • BIG B enjoys crusader-anchor role on KBC

    Kaun Banega Crorepati 8 is all set to start in August and the show’s host and Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says that if through the show he can bring a positive change in a participant’s life, it gives him great

  • Rio’s ‘Christ the Redeemer’ restored to former glory

    Rio de Janeiro : The Christ the Redeemer statue that crowns Corcovado mountain here, being repaired since February after being damaged by lightning, has been completely restored two days before this Brazilian metropolis hosts the 2014 World Cup final between Argentina and Germany, according to IANS.

  • Tribal boy dies of police ‘torture’

    Thane : A 16-year-old tribal boy, who was allegedly tortured by some police personnel attached to a police station in Bhiwandi town in Thane district last month, died at a hospital on Saturday.