Free Press Journal
  • Binyamin Netanyahu

    Benjamin Netanyahu condemned for opposing Iran’s n-talks

    Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry has said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was wrong in opposing the ongoing nuclear talks between Iran and the world powers.  Netanyahu Wednesday intensified his criticism of the US-led nuclear talks with Iran, accusing the world powers of “giving up on their commitment” to stop Tehran from getting nuclear weapons, Xinhua reported.

  • Suresh Prabhu

    Oh ‘Prabhu’, you alone can help..

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu lost no time in establishing a rapport with the House, which earlier in the day saw a battle of nerves between the treasury benches and the Opposition over Venkaiah Naidu’s ‘idle’ remarks on Rahul Gandhi. Punning on his own name, the minister said,

  • Rail Budget: no fare hike, says Suresh Prabhu

    Rail Budget:Without tinkering with passenger fares, Minister Suresh Prabhu presented his maiden budget for Indian Railways in the Lok Sabha Thursday, promising to balance passenger needs and long-term interests of the organisation and benchmark it globally on quality, safety and reach, IANS reports.

  • Suresh Prabhu Budget Highlights

    Railway Budget 2015: Suresh Prabhu’s Initiatives

    New Delhi: Minister Suresh Prabhu began presenting his maiden budget for the Indian Railways in the Lok Sabha Thursday, promising to balance the needs of passengers and the long-term interests of the network so that it can be benchmarked globally on quality, safety and reach.

  • Demi Lovato

    Demi Lovato ‘fine’ after rushed to hospital

    Los Angeles :  Demi Lovato says she is “fine” after being rushed to hospital. The 22-year-old singer, who was taken to the Providence Tarzana Medical Center in California after experiencing “significant trouble” breathing, has assured her fans she is on the mend. “Thanks for the get well messages… I’m fine!! Nothing a little chicken soup can’t fix!!,” she posted on Twitter.

  • Anushka Sharma

    Stayed true to story, subject: Anushka on A-certificate for ‘NH10’

    Mumbai: Actress Anushka Sharma says she knew her debut movie production “NH10” will be certified for an adult audience.  “When we made the film, we knew there is a possibility of getting A-certificate. We stayed true to the story, we stayed real to the subject… I think every film is not for everyone,” Anushka Sharma said here.

  • Vin Diesel, Paloma Jimenez

    Vin Diesel’s girlfriend pregnant for third time

    Los Angeles: A planned Abu Dhabi premiere of the upcoming action film “Furious 7” has reportedly been cancelled because actor Vin Diesel’s ladylove is pregnant with their third child.  According to a source, the 47-year-old’s girlfriend Paloma Jimenez, with whom he already has Hania, six, and four-year-old Vincent, will give birth to the baby close to the film’s release date of April 3. As a result, a planned premiere at the Emirates

  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui

    Nawazuddin Siddiqui looking to ‘dance around tress’

    Mumbai: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who is often seen in intense and negative roles, says since he hasn’t yet got a chance to do the Bollywood dance routine, he’d be ready to take on a dancer’s role in a movie, if it is offered to him.
    Asked if he’s getting typecast in Hindi filmdom, he said: “Actually I have never danced around the trees like other actors. If I do that, then nobody will

  • Leverkusen, Atletico Madrid

    Leverkusen down Atletico Madrid 1-0 in Champions League

    Leverkusen: Bayer Leverkusen’s Hakan Calhanoglu secured his side a 1-0 victory against 10-men Atletico Madrid at the first leg of Champions League’s last 16 at the Bay Arena here.  In a rough game with many fouls and yellow cards, Calhanoglu scored the winner an hour into the game Wednesday. For the visitors, things changed from bad to worse when Tiago was sent off for repeated foul play in the closing period, reports

  • Afghanistan, Scotland

    Afghanistan edge past Scotland by 1 wicket

    Dunedin: Afghanistan defeated Scotland by one wicket in a last-over pool A thriller of the cricket World Cup match, here today. Put into bat, Scotland scored 210 all out in 50 overs,  before the Mohammad Nabi-led side chased it down with three balls to spare.

  • Special train on Holi between LTT-Nagpur

    Nagpur: Railways will run a  special train between LTT Mumbai and Nagpur and back to ease festive rush on Holi. Train number 01017 will depart from LTT Mumbai on March 5 (Thursday) at 12:45 am and reach Nagpur on the same day at 3 pm, a release from Nagpur division, Central Railway, said here today.

  • Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer

    Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer enter Dubai open quarters

    Dubai: World No.1 Novak Djokovic and second seed Roger Federer have entered the quarterfinals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships here.  Top seed Djokovic clearly dominated Andrey Golubey from Kazakhstan before winning 6-1, 6-2 Wednesday, while World No.2 Federer defeated Spain’s Fernando Verdasco 6-4, 6-3, reports Xinhua.  “Djoker” as his fans call the Serbian superstar nevertheless paid respect to his opponent, saying after the match that “Andrey played well and strong.”

  • Arsenal, Monaco

    Arsenal stunned as Monaco seize initiative

    London: Arsenal are in danger of an embarrassing exit from the Champions League after Monaco romped to a stunning 3-1 win in the last 16 first leg at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday. Arsene Wenger’s team were left shell-shocked as Geoffrey Kondogbia put the French club ahead with a deflected first half strike before former Tottenham forward Dimitar Berbatov marked his return to north London with the second goal after the interval.

  • MSRTC’s 40-plus bus drivers to get mandatory medical check-up

    Mumbai: Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) has decided to make medical checkup compulsory for drivers aged above 40 years with a view to arrest traffic-related fatalities, its Vice Chairman and MD Sanjay Khandare said today. The move will help curb accidents which increased to 3,150 in 2013-14 in the state, he said.

  • Rail stocks show mixed trend ahead of Budget

    Mumbai: Rail stocks showed a mixed trend in morning trade today ahead of the Railway Budget to be presented shortly. Kalindee Rail Nirman shares plunged six per cent and those of Texmaco Rail & Engineering tanked 5.28 per cent on the BSE. Besides, Simplex Castings stocks were down by 5.58 per cent and Stone India dipped 3.35 per cent, respectively.

  • Cyclone, Odisha

    Early warning, evacuations saved lives during Cyclone Hudhud: UN

    United Nations: A UN report says “timely and massive evacuation saved lives” during Cyclone Hudhud that slammed coastal Andhra Pradesh and Odisha last October, leaving only 41 dead in a disaster of that magnitude. Overall, major disasters last year cost India 1,322 lives and $27 billion in damages, the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific report released here Wednesday said.

  • Printed Jet Engine, 3D

    Australian researchers build world’s first 3D-printed jet engine

    Canberra: Australian researchers have created the world’s first 3D-printed jet engine in a manufacturing breakthrough that engineers expect will lead to cheaper, lighter and more fuel-efficient jets.  The partnership between Melbourne’s Monash University and Amaero Engineering company has captured the attention of Airbus, Boeing and defence contractor Raytheon, ABC reported Thursday.  The breakthrough will allow engineers to make and test parts in days instead of months.

  • NASA, black hole family tree

    NASA finds intriguing member of black hole family tree

    Washington: Astronomers using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory have discovered an intriguing cosmic object that may help provide answers to some long-standing questions about how black holes evolve and influence their surroundings.  The object, called NGC2276-3c, is located in an arm of the spiral galaxy NGC 2276-3c which is about 100 million light years from the Earth.