Free Press Journal
  • ‘Murder 2’ opened doors for me: Jacqueline

    Mumbai: Actress Jacqueline Fernandez says she doesn’t regret featuring in a bold film like “Murder 2” as the Mohit Suri directorial gave her lots of opportunities in the film industry.

  • SBI mulls composite agents for selling various products

    Mumbai: State Bank of India (SBI) plans to convert all the agents of its various subsidiaries as composite agents under which they will be able to sell various financial products. Currently, these agents distribute only their respective companies on an exclusive basis.

  • Power restored at Zia’s house

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Government today restored the power supply to the office-cum-residence of Opposition leader Khaleda Zia, nearly a day after it was snapped in a bid to force her to call off her 72-hour nation-wide strike.

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    ISIS chemical weapons expert killed in US-led air strikes

    London: A chemical weapons expert who once worked for longtime dictator Saddam Hussain and was preparing to defend the biggest city in the Islamic State with poison gas has been killed in a US-led air strike in northern Iraq.

  • Air Asia, Bodies recovered, plane crash

    Indonesia resumes search for AirAsia crash victims

    Jakarta: Indonesian rescuers today resumed their search for 86 victims still missing from the AirAsia plane that crashed on December 28 with 162 people on board, an official said.

  • Helicopter team rescues dog from US river

    Los Angeles: In a dramatic airborne rescue, firefighters used a helicopter to save a small brown dog from drowning in a rain-swollen river here.

  • App to offer real-time sun protection advice

    New York: If your job requires you to stay outdoors for long, having this app on your smartphone that provides personalised, real-time advice may improve your sun protection behaviour, says a study.

  • New proposed particle may help detect dark matter

    London: Researchers have proposed a new fundamental particle which could explain why no one has managed to detect the elusive ‘dark matter’ that makes up 85 per cent of the universe’s mass.

  • India committed to ‘early settlement’ of boundary issue: Swaraj

    Beijing: India is committed to finding an “early settlement” to the vexed boundary issue, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said on her maiden visit to China as she proposed a six-point template to build Sino-India ties to realise the common dream of ‘Asian Century’.

  • Opportunity for Beijing in Modi-Obama bonhomie

    The two consecutive meetings between PM Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama have altered the narrative of Indian foreign policy. Modi’s pragmatic approach has given Indian diplomacy a ‘strategic vision’ for closer cooperation in the Asia Pacific and Indian Ocean region where China is on the ascendance. Now, with Modi’s China visit in May will begin a crucial balancing act for New Delhi.

  • Japan launches new spy satellite

    Tokyo: Japan today successfully launched a back-up spy satellite, its aerospace agency said, after cancelling an earlier lift-off due to bad weather.

  • Helpline opens Sunday to beat board exam blues

    New Delhi: An NGO entered its 17th year of providing counselling to students ahead of the CBSE examinations beginning March 2 this year by starting its helpline Sunday.

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    Impossible to live up to expectations as a star: Kajal Aggarwal

    Chennai: Stardom comes with its own baggage, believes leading actress Kajal Aggarwal, who works in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi films. She says the expectations that come with being a “star” are not easy to live up to.

  • Paes-Hingis win Australian Open mixed doubles title

    Melbourne: Indian tennis star Leander Paes and his Swiss partner Martina Hingis beat third seeds Kristina Mladenovic and Daniel Nestor to win the Australian Open mixed doubles title here Sunday. Paes and Hingis, seeded seventh, beat the French-Canadian pair 6-4, 6-3 in an hour and two minutes to win the first Grand Slam of the year.

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    List of Leander Paes’ Grand Slam titles

    Melbourne: Leander Paes won the mixed doubles crown at the 2015 Australian Open with Swiss partner Martina Hingis for his 15th career Grand Slam title.