Free Press Journal
  • amar singh

    Sunanda Pushkar case: Amar Singh questioned

    New Delhi: Politician Amar Singh was today questioned for nearly two hours by a special team of Delhi Police probing the Sunanda Pushkar case after he had recently claimed that she had spoken to him about the IPL controversy a couple of days before her death.

  • Sri Lanka restores sacked lady chief justice

    Colombo: Newly elected President Maithripala Sirisena today reinstated Sri Lanka’s first woman chief justice, days after restoration of all ranks of a former army chief, reversing the controversial decisions of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa.

  • Rahul Dravid

    Rahul Dravid rates New Zealand “serious contenders” for WC

    New Delhi: Former India captain Rahul Dravid has described co-hosts New Zealand as “serious contenders” for the upcoming cricket World Cup starting February 14. “I think they’ve got a really really good pace attack. That’s why you look at them and you think these guys are one of the serious contenders,” Dravid said on ‘Contenders’, a special World Cup build-up show on ‘ESPNcricinfo’.  From being perennial dark horses New Zealand are being

  • Jaswant Rajput

    Hockey Olympian Jaswant Rajput dead

    Kolkata: Former Olympic gold medal-winning hockey player Jaswant Singh Rajput Wednesday died at a city hospital following prolonged illness.  “He had been suffering from a chest infection and was quite serious for the past two weeks. He died Wednesday morning at a city hospital. He was aged 86,” Bengal Hockey Association (BHA) assistant secretary Khalid Hussain told IANS. Rajput, who played both as a left-half and centre-half, was part of the hockey

  • Juan Mata

    Manchester United must play Champions League next season: Juan Mata

    London: Midfielder Juan Mata Wednesday urged his team Manchester United to step up their bid for a top four place, admitting it is hard watching their rivals play in the Champions League this season while Louis van Gaal’s side are excluded from Europe’s elite competition. Mata, 26, moved to Old Trafford from Chelsea in a 37.1 million pounds deal a year ago this week but was unable to help his new club

  • Karnataka, Ranjhi

    Karnataka batsmen seek revival against UP in Ranji

    Bengaluru: looking to forget their lacklustre showing against Baroda in the last game, defendingchampions  Karnataka would sure want to spring back to supremacy when they take on an under-performing Uttar Pradesh in their Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match, here tomorrow.  An equally strong Baroda may have put the breaks on the free-wheeling juggernaut of the hosts this season, but Karnataka are leading the points table, topping the list with 29 points

  • Sugary drinks may cause girls to start their periods early

    Washington: Girls who frequently consume sugary drinks tend to start their menstrual periods earlier, which can put them at an increased risk of developing breast cancer later in life, a new study suggests.

  • Rohit-Sharma

    Team India keeps an eye on Rohit’s recovery

    Perth: Gearing up for a virtual semifinal  against England here on Friday, the Indian cricket team will keep a keen eye on the progress of batsman Rohit Sharma, who continues to nurse a sore hamstring. With two losses and a wash-out, India have their back against the wall in the ongoing ODI tri-series against Australia and England. Rohit’s injury has affected the batting order a bit with Ajinkya Rahane not finding time

  • Pamela Anderson

    Pamela Anderson never deemed herself as `pretty enough to be Model`

    Washington : Pamela Anderson has admitted that she never ranked herself pretty enough to be a model and instead has always provoked the feeling with how she looks. The Playboy cover girl, who took almost decades to believe that she is beautiful told a magazine that she has always been a tomboy, and as a child had inherited that beauty comes from within, E! Online reported. The 47-year-old actress said that apart

  • Ranbir Kapoor

    Ranbir Kapoor’s street-fighter look in ‘Bombay Velvet’ out

    New Delhi:  Donning soiled clothes and sporting hands wrapped in bandages, Ranbir Kapoor looks convincing as a street-fighter in his forthcoming film “Bombay Velvet”. The film’s makers Fox Star Studios and Phantom Films unveiled a teaser image of Ranbir Wednesday to build excitement around the movie’s first poster that is set to release Thursday, read a statement. Ranbir was reported to have shot some cage-fighting scenes in the Anurag Kashyap-helmed romantic thriller

  • Arun Jaitley

    Financial milestones in the last seven months

    Intro: A detailed look at the major policy initiatives, programmes and schemes announced by the Finance Ministry and its achievements since the new government came to power

  • Liam Hemsworth

    Liam Hemsworth offered ‘Independence Day’ sequel

    Los Angeles:  Actor Liam Hemsworth has reportedly been offered a role in the “Independence Day” sequel. The sequel has been titled “ID Forever” and sources told The Wrap that the “Hunger Games” star has been offered an unspecified role in the film, but representatives of 20th Century Fox have not commented, reports aceshowbiz.com. Actor Will Smith will not return to “ID Forever”, but Jeff Goldblum and Bill Pullman are expected to be

  • Angelina Jolie

    Angelina Jolie writes op-ed piece about Iraq camps

    Los Angeles:  Just days after Angelina Jolie was photographed on a visit to northern Iraq, the “Unbroken” director has written an impassioned opinion article about her trip. The 39-year-old is a special envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and co-founder of the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative. She wrote through the columns of the New York Times after her trip to a refugee camp in Khanke in Iraq Sunday, reports

  • Dharmendra Pradhan

    Seven months’ initiatives & achievements

    Intro:  The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has taken a number of measures for the benefit of the common man. From January 1, 2015, the cash subsidy on LPG cylinders is being directly credited to the accounts of consumers across the nation. A satisfactory solution to the long-pending issue of gas pricing has been found. There is a commitment towards responsible use and sustainable development of energy resources in the country

  • Tisca Chopra

    ‘Taare Zameen Par’ gave me recognition: Tisca Chopra

    Mumbai: Actress Tisca Chopra credits Aamir Khan’s superhit film “Taare Zameen Par” for giving her respect and recognition in the film fraternity. “Before ‘Taare Zameen Par’ people were not aware of me as an actor. Whatever respect, recognition I got in the fraternity is through this film. It’s been seven to eight years for this film but people still remember it,” Tisca told IANS.  “In every actors career, there are only one

  • China’s anti-graft campaign spreads to Tibet

    Beijing: China’s anti-corruption campaign has been extended to Tibet where a provincial ruling Communist Party of China official was being investigated for corrupt practices.

  • Xaomi MI4

    Xiaomi Mi 4 launched in India for Rs.19,999

    New Delhi: Chinese handset-maker Xiaomi Wednesday launched its new flagship device, the Mi 4, for Rs.19,999 in India, a company statement said here.

  • Kim Kardashian

    Kim Kardashian makes fun of herself in latest `Super Bowl` ad

    Melbourne : Kim Kardashian showed her humorous side recently when she poked fun at herself in the latest T-mobile’s Super Bowl commercial, admitting to her self-centered persona. In the ad, the 34-year-old reality TV star urges her fans not to waste their millions of gigs of unused data which are taken back by wireless companies, and use it to see all of her so called ‘important selfies’, News.com.au reported. Kanye West’s wife

  • Akshay Kumar

    I love to work with new people: Akshay Kumar

    New Delhi:  Actor Akshay Kumar says that he likes the idea of working with new talent and this is the reason why he has given “maximum” chances to youngsters under his Hari Om Entertainment banner. “I have given the maximum break to new directors, actors and actresses under my banner,” Akshay told IANS. The ‘Khiladi’ Kumar, whose espionage action thriller film “Baby”, released Jan 23, has given breaks to actors like Trisha