Free Press Journal
  • Vasai–Virar all set for a Sunday Marathon

    Palghar: The 4th edition of the Vasai-Virar Mayor’s marathon themed as “Save the Girl Child and Maintain Nature’s Balance” will be flagged of on Sunday 21st December at 6:15am and will be graced by athletes and sports enthusiast from across the nation including few international athletes. This event which has seen an increase in participants as compared to last year is jointly organized by the VVMC and the Vasai Taluka Kala Krida Mandal. The winners

  • China ICBM

    China tests 12,000 km ICBM with multiple warheads

    Beijing: China has conducted the most comprehensive test of a nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile which can hit targets as far as 12,000 kilometres, bringing all of the US under its range.

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    Man gets ten-year RI for raping minor girl

    Indore: A man has been handed down 10- year rigorous imprisonment (RI) by a local court, which found him guilty of raping a minor girl last year.

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    Union minister Jual Oram availed plots under DQ

    Bhubaneswar: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram, Odisha’s Forest Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh and state Tourism minister Ashok Kumar Panda are among 2,225 people facing cancellation of plots/houses or flats allotted by state government under discretionary quota (DQ).

  • Indian Super League trophy

    ISL has ‘non-existent’ infrastructure: David James

    Mumbai: Former England goalkeeper David James, player-coach for the Kerala Blasters FC in the Indian Super League (ISL), has criticised the inaugural football tournament for having ‘non-existent’ infrastructure but said it possesses ‘massive potential’.

  • More than 70 % polling in final phase of Jharkhand elections

    Ranchi: Polling in the 16 constituencies of Jharkhand today ended with 70.42 per cent of the electorate exercising their franchise in the fifth and final phase of elections to the 81-member state assembly as the day passed off peacefully.

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    Gutted at being left out of World Cup squad: Alastair Cook

    London: England batsman and former skipper Alastair Cook has said that he was ‘gutted’ to be left out of England’s World Cup squad after fellow willower Eoin Morgan was confirmed as the new one-day captain.

  • Kashmir voters

    Voting ends in Kashmir, over 65 percent turnout

    Jammu: The fifth and final phase of assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir ended peacefully Saturday, with over 65 percent of the voters casting their ballot in 20 constituencies, officials said.

  • FIFA World Champions Germany

    Germany ends Spanish dominance in world football

    London: The 2014 World Cup in Brazil witnessed the end of Spanish dominance of international football and the start of a new era. Spain dominated international football for six years, beginning 2008, winning two European championships and a World Cup. It made La Roja the first team in history to win three consecutive tournaments. Their quick passing, organisation and synchronicity in movement, dubbed the ‘tiki-taka’ style, were impressive to watch, reports Xinhua.

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    Michael Carrick appointed Manchester United vice-captain

    London: Manchester United mid-fielder Michael Carrick has replaced Darren Fletcher as the club’s vice-captain. The 33-year-old Carrick, who joined United from Tottenham Hotspur in 2006, takes over as Wayne Rooney’s deputy from Fletcher who was handed the role at the start of the season, reports

  • PG student throws acid on lecturer for not marrying her

    Guntur: A post graduate student allegedly threw acid on her former lecturer outside a government polytechnic college at Nallapadu in Guntur district today, apparently to take “revenge” from him for reneging on his promise to marry her, police said.

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    Aamir Khan’s ‘PK’ earns over Rs 26 crore on first day

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan’s comedy-drama ‘PK’ has earned Rs 26.63 crore on its first day at the box-office. The film, directed by ‘3 Idiots’ director Rajkumar Hirani and also starring Anushka Sharma, bagged the second highest non-holiday opening after Aamir’s last Christmas outing ‘Dhoom 3’.

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    Owen Wilson excited about ‘Zoolander 2’

    Washington: Owen Wilson has recently revealed that he is too excited for the sequel of ‘Zoolander’. The ‘Shanghai Noon’ star said on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ that he knew that there is a good script and his co-star Ben Stiller is considering it and he just hoped that thing go well, E! Online reported.

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    Big B meets PM Modi in capital

    New Delhi: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here Saturday. “Shri Amitabh Bachchan met the Prime Minister,” read a post on the Twitter handle @PMOIndia, along with a photograph of the two of them.