Free Press Journal
  • Akshay Kumar

    After Salman, Akshay sings for his film

    Mumbai: Seems like Bollywood stars are taking charge of their film’s singing department too. After Salman Khan who sang in “Kick”, Akshay Kumar has given his voice to one track in his forthcoming film “Entertainment”.

  • Gunmen abduct senior official in Iraq

    Baghdad: Unidentified gunmen abducted the head of the Baghdad Provincial Council and four of his guards from his home here, a police source said Saturday.

  • Nanjappa misses gold in men’s Air Pistol

    Glasgow: A horrendous shot midway into the final round competition cost India’s Prakash Nanjappa a gold as he finished a heart-breaking second in men’s 10m Air Pistol to give India their third medal in the shooting event at the Commonwealth Games today.

  • iranian plane crash

    Foreign experts inspect Taiwan plane crash site

    Taipei: International experts were examining the site of the fatal TransAsia Airways crash in Taiwan today, as new evidence surfaced that the plane may have collided with nearby trees before plunging to the ground.

  • Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad are venues for WI Tests

    New Delhi: The BCCI Tours and Fixtures Committee has shortlisted Bangalore, Ahmedabad and Hyderabad for India’s three-Test series against the West Indies during October and November this year.

  • Azim Premji

    IIT Kharagpur honours Azim Premji

    Kharagpur (WB): Wipro Chairman Azim Premji was today honoured with a doctorate by IIT Kharagpur.

  • Global film industry gender-biased: Study

    London: A study has revealed that only 22 percent of the crew involved in making 2,000 of the biggest grossing films worldwide over the past 20 years were women.

  • Perez happy to stay at Force India in 2015

    New Delhi: Mexican Formula 1 driver Sergio Perez says he will be happy to stay at Sahara Force India next year after an “up and down” first half of 2014, during which he managed to achieve the Silverstone squad’s first podium in five years.

  • Air Algerie plane crash

    Air Algerie crash victims’ families with carrier

    Algiers: Parents of Air Algerie’s flight AH-5017 crash victims expressed anger over how the company was releasing information about the accident in which no one survived.

  • Train Rams into bus

    Bus-train collision: 7 children still in critical condition

    Hyderabad: The condition of seven of the students who were injured in the fatal bus-train collision at an unmanned railway crossing in Telangana’s Medak district on Thursday continued to remain critical, doctors said today.

  • Blaze at govt building; no casualties reported

    Chennai: A fire broke out today at “Ezhilagam,” a government building here, but there were no casualties, a Fire and Rescue Services official said.

  • Arunachal BJP team meets Railway minister

    Itanagar:  While appreciating Railway Minster D V Sadananda Gowda for the proposal to build three major strategic railway lines in Arunachal Pradesh upto Tawang, a state BJP team led by president Tai Tagak has urged him to upgrade the Arunachal Express to a super fast weekly express between Naharlagun and New Delhi during the current fiscal.

  • Compensate community kitchens burnt in Baltal clashes: VHP

    Jammu: The VHP Saturday demanded an inquiry into the torching of community kitchens (langars) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baltal besides compensation and threatened to take the issue to the Supreme Court.

  • Water level of Ganga on the rise, authorities alert

    Kanpur: The water level of river Ganga is constantly on the rise and is approaching the danger mark due to release of water from Narora dam and heavy rainfall in the hills.

  • UK journalist for Russian TV says Ukraine deported him

    Moscow: A British reporter for Russia’s RT television in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine said today that Kiev had deported and banned him from the country for three years.

  • CWG: Judokas Pathania, Parikshit in quarters; Avtar out

    Glasgow: India’s Sahil Pathania (-100kg) and Parikshit Kumar (+100kg) advanced to the quarterfinals of the men’s judo event but compatriot Avtar Singh lost in the men’s -90kg round of 16 of the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Saturday.