Free Press Journal
  • Lad, Patil rescue Mumbai with unbeaten half-centuries

    Mumbai: Young Turks Siddesh Lad and Nikhil Patil rescued Mumbai with counter-attacking, unbeaten half centuries and placed the hosts at a comfortable 342 for 5 at stumps on day 1 of the four-day Ranji Trophy Group A cricket match against defending champions Karnataka here today.

  • ICC approves Rahat Ali’s inclusion in Pakistan squad

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) Friday approved Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) request to replace injured pacer Junaid Khan with Rahat Ali in their World Cup squad.

  • Cricket World Cup game launched

    Sydney: Disney India Friday launched the official game of the ICC World Cup 2015 titled ‘ICC Pro Cricket 2015’.

  • Pressure is South Africa’s toughest opponent

    Christchurch: South Africa has always had teams capable of winning the ICC World Cup but due to forces above and sometimes their own doing, they have faltered at crucial junctures. The current crop of players led by the ever-talented AB de Villiers, however, will look to shed the tag of ‘chokers’ and ‘nearly men’ and give the country their first major trophy.

  • Movie Review – Wild Card: paisa vasool action thriller 

    Cast:  Jason Statham, Stanley Tucci , Sofía Vergara, Michael Angarano, Anne Heche, Milo Ventimiglia,Dominik Garcia-Lorido
    Director:  Simon West
    From chauffering hapless wards to  protecting his friends with his fists, Statham’s been there done that. And he doesn’t veer off the well-charted course in Simon West’s noirish remake of the 1987 Burt Reynolds feature based on the 1958 novel ‘Heat’ by William

  • J&K Guv directs removal of govt officials from sports bodies

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra has directed removal of all government officials from the sports associations in the state, who have not got prior permission to act as office bearers of these bodies.

  • India carrying too many injured players: Vengsarkar

    Mumbai: India have made the “mistake” of carrying too many injured players in their squad for the upcoming cricket World Cup, according to former India captain Dilip Vengarkar who reckons that it may be a handicap for the defending champions in their bid to retain the title.

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    Jitan Ram Manjhi braves the high command heat

    Patna: A defiant Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Friday convened a parallel meeting of JD (U) legislators on February 20, in disregard of the February 7 meeting called by party president Sharad Yadav.

  • When Dhoni hit his first double ton

    New Delhi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni is known for relying on his gut feeling and developed a knack for it early as a school boy he once literally rebelled against his physical education teacher so that he could open the innings in the final of a tournament only to smash an unbeaten 213.

  • Connect To Cyberspace With PORTRONICS Inspire And NETGEAR Nighthawk

    It’s all about connection. We want to connect faster, better, ubiquitously. Whether this be with our fellow humans or with computing machines or networks. In our Spotlight section today, we feature two devices that should aid us in the latter aim. These are: an innovative computer mouse for a better connection to laptops and PCs and a tri-band router to connect devices of all descriptions to the internet over WiFi.

  • The Desi Mobile Phone Brands And Their Impact On Indian Retail

    India is the third largest mobile phone market in the world, widely tipped to become the second largest. Mobile phones and tablets are our fastest moving retail categories. Counterpoint, a technology market research firm, said of the data gathered for Q2 of 2014 that Indian brand Micromax had become the leading mobile phone brand in the country with 16.6% market share, overtaking Samsung (14.4%). They are followed by Nokia (10.9 percent), Karbonn

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    Anthony McCarten to make Winston Churchill biopic

    Los Angeles :  After ‘The Theory Of Everything’ garnered five Oscar nomination, writer-producer Anthony McCarten is set to make a biopic on former British prime minister Winston Churchill. The epic, WWII drama will be called ‘Darkest Hour’. It will be produced by Lisa Bruce and Working Title partners Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan.

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    Shaming the shameful: Crusade against rapists

    Hyderabad: Are we becoming a nation of shameless peeping toms? In what is easily a case of extreme sadism, two separate videos were shared on WhatsApp which show five demented men smiling and posing for the camera as they take turns to gang-rape a woman, disregarding her screams.

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    Justin Bieber wants to be a better person

    Los Angeles:  Singer Justin Bieber says he is “passionate” about being a “better” person and wants people to remember that he is only a “human”. The “Believe” hitmaker recently made a video for fans in which he apologised for his recent conduct — which has included wild partying, driving offences and throwing eggs at a neighbour’s house — and he wants people to realise he is only “human” and gets upset by

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    Jennifer Lawrence poses nude with snake

    Los Angeles:  Actress Jennifer Lawrence has posed nude with a Colombian red-tailed snake slithering around her body. The photograph was posted by Vanity Fair magazine Thursday on photo-sharing platform Instagram. The image is taken from the magazine’s November 2014 photo shoot, taken by Patrick Demarchelier, reports

  • Shahi Imam plumps for AAP, Kejriwal is not game

    With opinion polls writing off the BJP and giving AAP the advantage in the Delhi election, sundry groups have started coming out with testimonials of support to AAP. The latest to jump the Kejriwal bandwagon is the Shahi Imam of Delhi’s Masjid.

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    ‘Gone Girl’ Amy a dream role: Rosamund Pike

    Los Angeles: Rosamund Pike, who starred as a scheming wife in the David Fincher-directed ‘Gone Girl’, says playing Amy Dunne would be a dream role for any actress. The thriller, based on Gillian Flynn’s best-selling book of the same name, revolved around a man (Ben Affleck), whose wife disappears, leaving him as the prime suspect.  Pike feels that though Amy was a dangerous person, she was “empowering” in a way, reported Collider.

  • Delhi polls: All India Imam Association to support AAP

    New Delhi: In what could act as a morale-booster for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the All India Imam Association (AIIA) has decided to support the Arvind Kejriwal-led party in the Delhi Assembly polls.

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    I was scared of ‘Jaws’ franchise: Rihanna

    Los Angeles: R&B star Rihanna has revealed she was both intrigued and frightened by the 1970s classic ‘Jaws’ as a child. Rihanna, 26, who appears on the cover of Harper Magazine’s March issue with a shark, said while watching the horror film franchise during her growing up years she stayed away from beach for months. “It freaked me out because I was a beach baby, so every time a new ‘Jaws’ came