Free Press Journal
  • Narendra Modi

    Energy plays vital role in development of humankind: Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday said conserving energy is the need of the hour, adding that it played a “very important role” in the development of humankind. “The role of energy in the development of humankind is very important,” he said here at the inauguration of Re-invest 2015, the first Renewable Energy Global Investors Meet and Expo.  “We want to increase speed and at the same time scale new heights

  • Rajnath Singh

    Rajnath Singh assures all possible help in repatriation of Bru migrants

    New Delhi : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has assured all possible help in repatriation of all Bru migrants in Tripura. The Home Minister was interacting with the representatives of Bru migrants living in relief camps at Kanchanpur during his visit to Tripura on Saturday. The government has released fund amounting to Rs. 242.35 crore for the year 2014-15 for maintenance of the Bru migrants living in relief camps.

  • Ukraine, Ceasefire

    Both sides claim violations after Ukraine cease-fire starts

    Kiev: A cease-fire was declared in eastern Ukraine at a minute after midnight today, kindling slender hopes of a reprieve from a conflict that has claimed more than 5,300 lives. But within two hours of the cease-fire’s scheduled start, the warring sides were already trading accusations of fresh attacks. International attention will be focused in the coming days on the strategic railway hub of Debaltseve, where Ukrainian government forces have for weeks been fending off severe

  • Maulana Aurangzeb Farooqi

    ASWJ leader’s convoy attacked near Karachi

    Karachi: Head of Pakistani radical Sunni Muslim outfit Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) Maulana Aurangzeb Farooqi escaped unhurt after his vehicle was attacked by some unknown assailants at the Quaidabad bridge near here. While Farooqi escaped unhurt in the attack that occurred late last night, three of his security guards were injured in the firing, an ASWJ spokesman said. “Unknown men opened fire on the convoy of our leader at the Quaidabad bridge near

  • Shooting

    Two killed in Denmark shootings

    Copenhagen : At least two people were killed and five police personnel were injured in separate shooting attacks in Denmark’s capital Copenhagen since Saturday evening, media reported Sunday.  In the first attack Saturday evening, one person was killed and three police officers injured when gunmen opened fire at a meeting on blasphemy at a cultural centre, where French Ambassador to Denmark Francois Zimeray and Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks, who had courted controversy

  • Liverpool, Crystal Palace

    Liverpool secure FA Cup quarterfinal spot post 2-1 win over Crystal Palace

    London : Liverpool came from behind to beat Crystal Palace 2-1 and secure a quarterfinal birth in the FA Cup, thanks to Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana’s late goal. Crystal took the lead when Fraizer Campbell followed up to finish after Dwight Gayle’s header warded off by Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet. However, Sturridge equalised for the seven time FA Cup winners with an excellent left-footed volley from Jordan Henderson’s chipped pass, and Lallana scored

  • Amitabh Bachchan

    Amitabh Bachchan makes impressive commentary debut

    Adelaide: With his famed baritone, supertsar Amitabh Bachchan today made an impressive commentary debut in the high-voltage India-Pakistan World Cup cricket match, here today. The legendary actor started off his on-air stint with former India captain Kapil Dev and ex-Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar in the pre-match show. Bachchan, 72, then eased into the commentary box with Akash Chopra and Akhtar for company. Trying to get his field placements right and making sharp comments about opener

  • Denesh Ramdin

    West Indies won’t take Ireland lightly: Denesh Ramdin

    Nelson (New Zealand): Wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin has said the West Indies will not take anything for granted against Ireland, in their opening game of the ICC World Cup that bowls off here Monday.  He said with a win crucial to the team’s momentum, the West Indies would be going all out to ensure they start the tournament on a high, reported CMC.  “We know the Irish. They have a very disciplined bowling

  • Belenenses

    Belenenses, Sporting draw 1-1 in Portuguese league

    Lisbon:  Belenenses were held to a 1-1 draw by visiting Sporting at the Restelo Stadium in the 21st round of the Portuguese football league. Belenenses forward Rui Fonte scored in the 70th minute, however, Sporting forward Carlos Mane equalised in the fourth minute of extra time to deny the home side a win Saturday, reported Xinhua.

  • David Miller, Jean-Paul Duminy, South Africa

    David Miller, Jean – Paul Duminy propel South Africa to 339/4

    Hamilton: David Miller and Jean-Paul Duminy smashed spectacular hundreds to help South Africa overcome a precarious start and post an imposing 339/4 in their Cricket World Cup opener against Zimbabwe at Seddon Park here today. The left-handed duo of Miller (138* off 92 balls) and Duminy (115* off 100) led South Africa’s recovery with an unbeaten 256-run partnership for the fifth wicket after Zimbabwe bowled well initially, on a pitch offering assistance to the faster

  • India: Zia Mody on life at 25

    She is considered India top authority on corporate merger and acquisition law. But how was she when was just 25?

  • Cricket lovers

    World Cup 2015: Cricket lovers hope for India’s win against Pakistan

    New Delhi : Cricket fans across the country are excited as the defending champions play their first match of the World Cup 2015 against arch-rivals Pakistan in Australia today. Millions of cricket lovers chanting ‘India, India’ are sitting glued to their television screens for the high-voltage clash at the Adelaide Oval. India has never lost a single match to Pakistan in the World Cup tournament. Even when Pakistan won the 1992 World Cup the

  • Sri Lanka

    Wonder of Asia – Sri Lanka

    Religion and culture are totally interwoven in Sri Lanka, Buddhist temples, Hindu kovils, mosques and churches stand together in religious harmony, say Anand & Madhura Katti.

  • India, Pakistan

    India opt to bat against Pakistan

    Adelaide:  India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and opted to bat against Pakistan in their World Cup opener at the Adelaide Oval here Sunday.  In all their previous World Cup meetings, defending champions India have never lost to Pakistan.

  • Semagada Pesaratu

    Andhra cuisine delights

    Contrary to the belief that Andhra cuisine is hot and pungent, we found it to be suitably spicy which made the dishes palatable, writes Gita Hari.

  • High Five: Theme – Thrillers

    Gone Girl
    After Nick (Ben Affleck) and Amy (Rosamund Pike) lose their jobs, Nick becomes lazy and unfaithful and their financial troubles lead to domestic disputes. So when Amy goes missing, Nick is suspected for her murder. Amy, after discovering Nick’s affair, plans to frame him for her murder and is hiding in her rich ex-boyfriend Desi’s house. On a talk show, Nick apologises for his failure as a husband but denies having

  • Maha Shivratri

    The significance of Mahashivaratri

    The Shivaites observe this day by keeping fasts and vigil the whole night to get Lord Shiva’s blessings, writes Meera S. Sashital

  • Stripe’s the way

    Stripes are the way to score high points in fashion, only if you know how. Sapna Sarfare helps you understand the way to don the stripes.