Free Press Journal
  • Malayalam actor Suresh Gopi invited to join BJP

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has extended an invite to Malayalam film actor Suresh Gopi for joining the party.

  • London hosts anti-IS terror talks

    London: Foreign ministers from 22 countries today gathered in the UK capital today to discuss ways to coordinate their efforts to combat the Islamic State (IS) by halting the flow of recruits to the jihadist group and cutting off its funding.

  • Pak bans JuD, Haqqani Network; slaps travel sanctions on Saeed

    Islamabad: Facing intense international pressure, Pakistan has banned Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa and the dreaded Haqqani Network along with other terror outfits and slapped foreign travel restrictions on the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind.

  • Dayanidhi Maran

    Cornered Maran Accuses CBI of Fixing Him

    Chennai: Rattled by the late night arrest of his aide and two staffs of the Sun TV in the illegal telephone exchange case, former Union Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran on Thursday went on the defensive accusing the CBI of trying to fix him to please an “RSS ideologue”.

  • Fish found living beneath Antarctica

    Washington: In a ground-breaking discovery, glacial geologists in Antarctica have discovered fish and other aquatic animals living in perpetual darkness and cold – beneath a 740 metre-thick roof of ice.

  • 3 IS-linked Pak militants arrested

    Lahore: Pakistani authorities have arrested two militants and a Syrian national here for their alleged role in recruiting people to the Islamic State terror group.

  • Rohan Bopanna, Daniel Nestor

    Bopanna-Nestor pair advances, Bhupathi-Melzer team crashes out

    Melbourne:  Rohan Bopanna and Daniel Nestor were tested before making it to the second round even as Mahesh Bhupathi and his partner Jurgen Melzer crashed out of men’s doubles event of the Australian Open, here today.

  • N. Srinivasan

    SC bars Srinivasan from contesting BCCI elections 

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court said sidelined BCCI president N. Srinivasan cannot contest elections for the Indian cricket board’s governing body presidency as long as he is involved in a “conflict of interest” situation as an owner of IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK).

  • Brett Lee

    Beware of Australia’s ‘wolf pack’: Brett Lee warns WC rivals

    Sydney:  Former Australian pacer Brett Lee equated his country’s pace attack for the upcoming Cricket World Cup at home to the “biggest wolf pack” he has ever seen, claiming that it poses a serious threat to the rival teams in the mega-event beginning February 14.

  • Degtiareva

    Russian tennis player Degtiareva dies of heart failure

    Moscow:  Talented Russian tennis player Violetta Degtiareva, dubbed “the next Anna Kournikova”, for her glamorous looks and playing skills, has died of reported heart failure, according to media reports.

  • HC notice to cops in Phoolan Devi murder case

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court today sought response from the city police on Sher Singh Rana’s plea against his conviction and life sentence awarded for murdering bandit-turned-Lok Sabha member Phoolan Devi here in 2001.

  • Nicolas Cage

    Nicolas Cage joins Osama bin Laden satire movie

    Los Angeles:  ‘Ghost Rider’ actor Nicolas  Cage is collaborating with ‘Borat’ director Larry Charles in the movie ‘Army of One’ which focuses on a regular guy, who tries to find Osama bin Laden.

  • Tiku Talsania

    I am never tired of acting: Tiku Talsania

    New Delhi:  With almost 200 films under his belt, veteran character actor Tiku Talsania says he has more to offer and is trying to fit into the ever-changing film industry.

  • Pakistan freezes bank accounts of Jamaat-ud-Dawa

    Islamabad: In an apparent move towards swift implementation of anti-terror acts, Pakistan Thursday froze the bank accounts of now banned Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), and restricted its leader Hafiz Mohammad Saeed from foreign travel.

  • OPEC daily basket price closes tad higher

    Vienna: The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) closed at $43.25 a barrel Wednesday, compared to $43.04 last Tuesday, the OPEC Secretariat said.