Free Press Journal
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni still replacement keeper: Virat Kohli

    Sydney:  India’s new Test skipper Virat Kohli Monday said that Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who retired from the longest format of the game after the third Test in Melbourne, is still on standby and will take the field in the fourth Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) if something untoward happened to wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha.

  • Sensex snaps 6-day rally, Nifty ends 17 pts down

    Mumbai: The Sensex snapped 6 days of upward movement on profit-booking today after crossing the 28,000-level in the morning for the first time since December 9, but slipped by nearly 45.58 points to end at 27,842.32.

  • Kapil Sharma

    Kapil’s ‘Comedy Nights…’ wishlist: Lata di, Sachin Tendulkar

    Mumbai:  Star comedian Kapil Sharma’s New Year resolution is to get legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar and cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar to be part of his hit show “Comedy Nights With Kapil”, where megastar Amitabh Bachchan, superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan and several of the young brigade of actors have made an appearance.

  • Deepika Padukone

    Deepika Padukone turns 29, to star in varied roles

    New Delhi:  Variety has been the key in the career of actress Deepika Padukone, who turned 29 Monday. The New Year will be no different with three movies as different as “Piku”, “Tamasha” and “Bajirao Mastani” slated for release.

  • Jennifer Aniston

    Divorce with Pitt has become media-driven topic: Jennifer Aniston

    Los Angeles : It has been a decade since actors Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt got divorced, but the subject still manages to grab headlines. The actress says their split has transformed into a “media-driven topic” even as they have moved on with their lives.

  • Cargo ship sinks off Vietnam, captain confirmed dead

    Hanoi:  The bodies of two crew members of the Norwegian cargo ship which sank off the coast of southern Vietnam have been identified as the captain and deputy captain, state media reported today.

  • Park Geun Hye

    Former S Korea presidential aide indicted over ‘fake’ document

    Seoul : A former aide to South Korean President Park Geun-Hye has been charged with leaking a document on the president’s personal life which triggered defamation suits against domestic and foreign media, prosecutors said today.

  • Omar Abdullah

    Omar flays BJP, PDP amid hint of new government

    Srinagar: Outgoing Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday took potshots at the PDP and the BJP amid signs that they were close to an agreement to form a coalition government.

  • UN postpones Libya peace talks again

    Benghazi:  The United Nations postponed peace talks between Libya’s warring factions which had been scheduled for today without announcing a new date.

  • Smartphone swipe, unlock, suitcase

    Smartphone swipe to unlock your suitcase

    New York : US-based start-up Digipas has launched a “smart” lock that allows users to open or lock their luggage with just a swipe of their smartphone screens.

  • Google Glass

    Google Glass to soon get competition

    Washington:  San Francisco-based Osterhout Design Group (ODG), which develops heavy-duty smart glasses for the military, is set to roll out a consumer-friendly version this year, Forbes reported.

  • Assault on Abhishek Banerjee ‘disgrace to nation’: TMC

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress on Monday condemned yesterday’s assault on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee as a disgrace not only to politics but also to the nation.

  • Omar Abdullah

    Omar Abdullah attacks BJP over ‘negotiations’ with PDP, raises AFSPA

    Srinagar : Outgoing Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today questioned BJP’s reported negotiations with PDP, which wants revocation of AFSPA, saying the ruling party at the Centre had accused him of compromising national security whenever he raised the issue.

  • Take decisions without fear or favour: Govt to banks

    New Delhi:  Acting swiftly on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s promise of non-interference in working of public sector banks, Finance Ministry today issued directions asking PSBs to act without “fear or favour” and to ignore “extraneous considerations” in their commercial decisions.

  • Manohar Parrikar

    Manohar Parrikar downplays John Kerry’s Pak statement

    New Delhi: Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday avoided commenting on United States Secretary of State John Kerry praising Pakistan for its action against terrorist organisations, saying terrorism in all forms is bad.

  • Maoists Attacks

    Odisha police suspect several Maoists killed in encounter

    Malkangiri (Odisha): Several armed Maoists are suspected to have been killed in an on-going encounter with elite Special Operation Group of Odisha and Grey Hound of Andhra Pradesh in the cut off of Malkangiri district, Odisha police today said.