Free Press Journal
  • World Cup gets going on power of FIRSTS…

    Rain or raining runs, ICC World Cup 2015 got to a start 10 minutes later than the scheduled time, due to intermediate downpour at Christchurch. FIRST TOSS of the World Cup 2015 was won by Sri Lanka against New Zealand.

  • Monkeys share our thirst for knowledge

    Washington: Monkeys are eager to gain new information, even if there are no immediate benefits, a new research has found. The findings offer insights into how a certain part of the brain shared by monkeys and humans plays a role in decision making, and perhaps even in some disorders and addictions in humans, researchers said.

  • When fake news goes viral, blame the media: study

    Washington: It’s true. Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet. In fact, according to a study by media researchers, many news organisations fail to do enough to separate fact from fiction, and often help unverified rumours and reports to go viral online.

  • Pak, China agree on need to maintain S Asia strategic balance

    Islamabad: Pakistan and China have agreed on the need for maintaining strategic balance in South Asia as top officials from both sides discussed bilateral and regional issues during Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s visit here . The issue of regional situation figured in the delegation-level talks between Sartaj Aziz, the Advisor to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs, and the Chinese Foreign Minister, who led a seven-member delegation.

  • After iPhone, brace for an iCar

    New York: After Apple’s much sought after iPhone, you may soon get to drive an Apple car!

  • Rajkumar Hirani

    Sanjay Dutt’s life is a big story: Rajkumar Hirani

    Jaipur: After the success of his last film ‘PK’, filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani says he is busy with his next project which is a biopic on actor Sanjay Dutt. The 52-year-old director has worked with Dutt, who is currently serving a five-year jail term, in films like ‘Munnabhai MBBS’, ‘Lage Raho Munnabhai’ and ‘PK’.

  • Afghan president condemns Pakistan mosque attack

    Kabul: Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani Saturday strongly condemned a terrorist attack on a mosque in Pakistan. “Killing of defenceless individuals, particularly those offering prayers, is a solely un-Islamic and inhuman act that is never justifiable,” Xinhua news agency quoted the Afghan leader as saying in a statement released by the Presidential Palace.

  • Alia Bhatt

    Alia Bhatt dons chef’s hat for Farah

    Mumbai: After actor Abhishek Bachchan, it was young and bubbly actress Alia Bhatt’s turn to lay a delectable feast in front of filmmaker Farah Khan for her TV show “Farah Ki Daawat”.

  • Salman Khan, Jaqueline Fernandes Kick

    Jacqueline clueless about ‘Kick’ sequel

    Mumbai: Actress Jacqueline Fernandez, who played the female lead in “Kick”, says she has no clue about reports that superstar Salman Khan would be scripting its sequel. However, she hopes for the sequel soon.

  • Golfer Randhawa fires 65 to share ninth spot in Thailand

    Hua Hin (Thailand): Veteran Indian golfer Jyoti Randhawa fired seven-under 65 to jump 39 places and finished joint ninth, while Shiv Kapur shared 20th position after the third round of the $2 million True Thailand Classic here Saturday.

  • Shoaib-Akhtar

    India’s overconfidence may let them down: Akhtar

    Adelaide: Former Pakistan paceman Shoaib Akhtar feels that having never lost to Pakistan in a cricket World Cup, India could lose tomorrow’s opening encounter against their arch-rivals due to overconfidence. “While Pakistan has never beaten India in a World Cup, the Indian team may be done in this time for being overconfident. If Pakistan can setup a big target, it could be difficult for India to chase it down with Pakistan’s bowling attack,”

  • ‘Betting cheats’ nabbed at New Zealand, Sri Lanka match

    Christshurch: New Zealand police say they evicted several “betting cheats” from Saturday’s Cricket World Cup opener between New Zealand and Sri Lanka as part of an international crackdown on corruption. The spectators were accused of “court-siding”, the practice of relaying information from the ground to people overseas, taking advantage of broadcasting time delays to manipulate betting.

  • Reliance Cement bags block in MP in first coal mine auction

    New Delhi: The maiden auction of coal mines got under way today, with Anil Ambani-led Reliance Cement bagging the first mine through e-bidding for Rs 798 crore. Reliance Cement beat Hindustan Zinc Ltd (HZL) and OCL Iron & Steel to bag the Sial Ghoghri coal mine in Chhidwara district of Madhya Pradesh, a top official said.

  • Man kills 3 minor daughters due to financial crisis

    Surat: A man killed his daughters aged between 2 to 9 years due to financial crisis and threw the bodies into a canal near Mangrol village in Jalalpor tehsil of Navsari district today, police said. Sanjay Dubey, who hails from Uttar Pradesh and lives in Pandesara area here, strangulated his three daughters today. He then threw the bodies into a canal off Ubhrat-Maroli road near Mangrol, said inspector Mahendra Kher.

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad

    4G will revolutionise telecom sector, help growth: Prasad

    New Delhi: Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Saturday said fourth generation (4G) technology will be the next revolution in the telecom sector with a lot of potential for India’s economic growth.

  • BJP claims to cross 50,000 mark of party entrants in Valley

    Srinagar: Aiming at making their presence felt in the Valley, BJP today claimed that the party crossed 50,000 mark of new entrants as part of its ongoing membership drive. “We have crossed the 50,000 mark of new entrants in the party in our latest membership drive across Kashmir Valley,” Altaf Thakur, party’s media in-charge Kashmir said. He said Modi’s slogan of good governance, development, special attention towards Kashmiri society and financial help to

  • Digvijay Signh

    It will be Priyanka’s decision to join active politics: Singh

    Vijayawada: Amid sporadic demands to bring in Gandhi scion Priyanka to revive the Congress, AICC General Secretary Digvijay Singh said today that it will be entirely her decision to enter into active politics. Singh said during the two-day introspective meeting here that Congress workers have full confidence in the leadership of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi and that it is Priyanka’s decision to join active politics or not.

  • Classes suspended in AMU after suspected swine flu death

    Aligarh: Classes have been suspended for five days in a women’s college in Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) following the death of a girl student of suspected swine flu.