Free Press Journal
  • Justin Bieber

    Justin Bieber plays table tennis

    Los Angeles: Pop sensation Justin Bieber tried his hand at table tennis during the FADER All-Star Ping Pong Tournament in New York. At the tournament, the 20-year-old singer was spotted beating hip-hop star Action Bronson in a match by a final score of 21-0, reported TMZ online. Bieber is in New York for the New York Fashion Week and the NBA All-Star Game.

  • Shahrukh Khan

    Shah Rukh Khan wishes luck to Indian cricket team

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is busy in shooting his film and TV commitments, has extended his best wishes to the Indian cricket team for the ongoing World Cup 2015 tournament. India, who won the last World Cup in 2011, are playing arch-rival Pakistan today in their first match of the tournament in Australia.

  • Katy Perry

    Katy Perry suffering from knee pain

    Los Angeles: Singer Katy Perry is suffering from chronic knee pain and has taken to having acupuncture three times a week in a bid to save her ailing joints.  The 30-year-old, who performed her ballad “By the grace of god” at the Grammy Awards Feb 8, said her constant performing has taken its toll on her body, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

  • India Won

    World Cup: India beat Pakistan by 76 runs

    Adelaide:  India defeated Pakistan by 76 runs in their first Pool B match of the World Cup at the Adelaide Oval here Sunday.  India rode on vice-captain Virat Kohli’s 107 to score 300/7. Kohli got good support from opener Shikhar Dhawan (73) and Suresh Raina (74). For Pakistan, fast-bowler Sohail Khan took five wickets to restrict India in the fag-end of the innings. In reply, Pakistan were bowled out for 224. Skipper

  • India Hockey

    Indian women’s hockey team draw 0-0 with Spain

    Valencia : The Indian women’s hockey team was held to a goalless draw by Spain in their first match of the Valencia Test series here Sunday.  Though both teams failed to score, a big positive from India’s point of view was the strong performance by the defenders.  Opening the game on a high, Indian women put in all efforts to find gaps in the opponents’ defence.

  • Painkiller, abuse, depression

    Painkiller abuse ups risk of depression

    New York: Patients who frequently consume opioid medicines or painkillers to manage chronic pain are more likely to experience depression, says a new research.  Previous research had found depression to be linked with patients’ opioid use, but this study has identified the association between an increase in opioid use and an increase in depression.

  • YouCam Makeup App

    App that can turn you into a supermodel

    New York: If you have always wished to possess looks that would make the opposite sex go weak in their knees, here is an app for you.  The app claims to transform you into a supermodel at the touch of a button.  YouCam Makeup lets its users virtually transform themselves into their favourite model by tweaking their features to match the globe’s most famous ramp stars.

  • facebook,

    Insecure people more active on Facebook: study

    New York: People who are insecure in their relationships are more actively engaged on Facebook – frequently posting on walls, commenting, updating their status or ‘liking’ something – in hopes of getting attention, scientists say.  In two surveys of nearly 600 people ages 18-83, researchers at Union College in US asked participants about their tendencies in close relationships and their Facebook habits.

  • Viswanathan Anand

    Anand draws with Kramnik in Zurich Chess Challenge

    Zurich: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand today played out a draw with his 2008 challenger Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in the first round of the Zurich Chess Challenge here. Playing his first game against Kramnik since December last, Anand could not do much with white pieces as Kramnik played a variation, which is being revived at the top level after a long time. American Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura continued from where he had left the Gibraltar International tournament

  • venkaiah naidu

    Amendments to AP Reorganisation Act likely in Budget session

    Hyderabad: Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today indicated that the Centre may take up the issue of introducing amendments to the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act 2014 during the forthcoming budget session of Parliament. “Regarding amendments in AP Reorganisation Act 2014, we are going to talk to both the state governments (AP and Telangana) and elected representatives on various issues and move forward. Informally talks happened recently on issues like number of seats of Legislative

  • 1993 Mumbai blasts

    Dawood Ibrahim man involved in 1993 Mumbai blasts arrested

    Panaji: A “D Company” sharpshooter wanted in the 1993 Mumbai blasts that killed more than 250 people has been arrested in Goa, police said Sunday. Superintendent of Police Karthik Kashyap said Sham Kishor Garikapatti alias ‘Black Scorpion’, 50, worked for the Dawood Ibrahim gang and was jailed for harbouring terrorists.

  • Venkaiah Naidu

    Narendra Modi has no role in Bihar political crisis: Venkaiah Naidu

    Hyderabad: Refuting Nitish Kumar’s charge that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was behind the ongoing political crisis in Bihar, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said that the situation arose over JD(U)’s internal squabbles. “Janata Dal(U)—the name is ‘united’ but, as usual, they are divided. There is already a ‘war’ going on in Janata Parivar. They are divided and not united. The Centre has no role in that,” Parliamentary Affairs Minister Naidu told reporters here.

  • ceasefire by pakistan

    Pakistan violates ceasefire again

    Jammu: Violating the ceasefire, Pakistani Rangers today opened fire at Tawi area in R S Pura sector of Jammu district. “They (Pakistani side) fired three rounds of small arms at around 11 AM towards Tawi area in R S Pura sector. However, there was no retaliation from our side,” a senior BSF officer told. He said this was the second incident of ceasefire violation by the Pakistani side in the last 24 hours.

  • Protest, Arvind Kejriwal house, Jhuggi Demolisition

    Protest outside Kejriwal’s house over jhuggi demolition

    Ghaziabad: A group of people today staged a demonstration in front of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s Kaushambi house over demolition of few jhuggis in Shahdara area yesterday. Eight jhuggis were yesterday demolished at Chhota Nagar near Ghuggi Pahalwan area in Shahdara exactly at the time when Kejriwal was taking oath at Ramlila Maidan as the new chief minister of Delhi.

  • Mayawati

    UP Guv’s press conference a new tradition: Mayawati

    Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today said Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik has started a new tradition by holding the press conference at Rajbhawan which clearly shows the weakness of the present SP government in the state. “By holding a press conference to highlight work done by him in past six months on January 21, Governor Naik has started a new tradition. Either President or Centre should take notice whether it it

  • Black Money

    Black money: SIT brings new intel agency on board

    New Delhi : In order to speed up its probe into cases of illegal funds stashed abroad, the SIT on black money has roped in one more economic intelligence agency — CEIB — as the main “coordinating body” between all the investigative and enforcement agencies which are part of the high-powered panel. The Special Investigation Team (SIT) had wanted to name the Enforcement Directorate (ED) as the chief coordinating agency for the panel —

  • Jitan Ram Manjhi

    Jitan Ram Manjhi visiting Delhi to discuss next script’: JD (U)

    New Delhi : The Janata Dal (United) on Sunday stepped up its criticism of Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, saying the latter was visiting New Delhi to plot the next script of political deadlock in the state with BJP leaders.

  • Michael Schumacher

    No guarantee of Michael Schumacher getting back to normal

    London : With stricken Formula One legend Michael Schumacher’s care costs reportedly having soared to over 10 million pounds since his horrific ski accident in the French Alps nearly 14 months ago, there is still no guarantee for anxious family and friends that the German would ever make it back to normal.

  • India, Pakistan

    Adelaide Oval packed by India, Pakistan fans

    Adelaide: Thousands of cricket fans from India and Pakistan packed the Adelaide Oval Sunday to witness the high-voltage World Cup encounter between the two South Asian rivals. The streets were filled with a sea of blue and green, the two teams’ jersey colours, with many fans travelling from abroad for the extravaganza, according abc.net.