Free Press Journal
  • ‘Kissing Baba’ arrested in Andhra

    Hyderabad: The “kissing baba”, a fake godman who was hugging and kissing women devotees to treat their illness and solve other problems, has been arrested in Andhra Pradesh, police said Friday.

  • Aamir Khan

    ‘PK’ zooms past ‘Dhoom: 3’ earnings in one week

    Mumbai: Christmas has proved to be a lucky time for Aamir Khan. Last year, he struck gold at the box office with “Dhoom: 3”, and this time the superstar’s latest offering “PK” has zoomed past the action adventure’s first week collections.

  • India bowled best in series so far, says Gavaskar

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar today rated India’s bowling on the opening day of the third cricket Test against Australia as their best performance in the series so far but reminded that lack of quality bowling all-rounder could hurt the visitors again going into day two.

  • Rahul Dravid

    Dravid is the man behind rise of S Chikkarangappa

    Kolkata: He was once considered ‘the wall’ of Indian batting and now, post retirement, Rahul Dravid is helping emerging sportspersons and golfer S Chikkarangappa is one among them.

  • In 2015, Arjun Kapoor to be more health conscious

    Mumbai: Actor Arjun Kapoor, who is busy promoting his forthcoming action thriller “Tevar”, says he has been ignorant about his health for a long time and will take more care in the New Year.

  • Bhutia conferred honourary degree by Jadavpur University

    Kolkata: In recognition of his contribution to Indian football, former captain Bhaichung Bhutia has been conferred with a honourary degree in literature by the prestigious Jadavpur University.

  • Seeded boys hurry into pre-quarters in junior TT

    Rajahmundry (Andhra Pradesh): Manav Thakkar led the top eight seeded brigade into the sub-junior boys’ pre-quarterfinals of the 76th Cadet and Sub-Junior National Table Tennis Championships at the Cherukuri Convention Centre here today.

  • Law against conversion will go against Constitution: NCM

    New Delhi: National Commission for Minorities today appeared to be critical of NDA government’s suggestion for a law against conversion, saying it will go “against” Constitution and expressed concern over lack of action against people making “irresponsible” comments on conversion issue.

  • Microsoft CEO meets Modi; keen to be partner in Digital India

    New Delhi: Global IT giant Microsoft’s chief executive officer Satya Nadella Friday met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi here. He is the third tech giant executive to meet Modi, after Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg.

  • Jessica Lall murder case: Manu Sharma gets 30 days parole

    New Delhi: Siddharth Vashisht alias Manu Sharma, undergoing life term for killing model Jessica Lall in 1999, was today granted parole for 30 days by the Delhi High Court so that he can appear for his post-graduation exams.

  • Azad asks BJP to tread carefully in Kashmir

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party should not rush to form a government in Jammu and Kashmir and take care of the “sensitivity” of the people of the state, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said Friday.

  • ‘Indian tabla players more popular abroad’

    Kolkata: The tabla, a key percussion instrument in Indian classical music, is gaining in popularity across the world and players are respected globally, whereas the trend in India is reverse, leading tabla exponents said here Friday.

  • Rains

    Seven dead as rain wreaks havoc in Sri Lanka

    Colombo: At least seven people have died and 14 are missing in the north central and eastern regions of Sri Lanka as torrential rains made dams overflow, caused landslides and hampered transport, an official said Friday.

  • Four killed in Somalia terrorist attack

    Mogadishu: Three African Union (AU) soldiers and one civilian contractor were killed Thursday when terrorists attacked the base of the AU peacekeeping force known as AMISOM in Mogadishu, an AMISOM statement confirmed Friday.

  • Ajmal still unable to rectify bowling action

    Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shehryar Khan has revealed that off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has been unable to bring his action under the 15-degree restriction.

  • BJP leader apologises for hate speech, Trinamool files complaint

    Kolkata:A BJP leader in West Bengal who called for chopping off the hands of activists of the ruling Trinamool Congress Friday apologised for the remarks after his own party condemned his speech and the Trinamool filed a police complaint.