Free Press Journal
  • Obama’s Kenyan granny welcomes president’s visit

    Nairobi : President Barack Obama’s Kenyan grandmother, known as Mama Sarah, has welcomed his planned visit to the East African nation saying it will fulfil a promise he made to her years ago. “He told me that he was waiting for political stability in the country before he can come,” said Sarah Onyango Obama, who is in her early 90s, speaking of the July visit announced earlier this week, reports AFP.

  • World Cup biggest ever on Indian tv

    Mumbai: With 635 million viewers, the ICC Cricket World Cup turned out to be the most watched event in the history of Indian television. The cumulative reach of the tournament, till the semi-finals stage, reached an unprecedented 635 million with every second Indian tuning in to watch the biggest extravaganza of cricket. A record 309 million Indians (TAM Panel CS4+ extrapolated to the universe using a standard conversion factor) tuned in to watch India’s

  • Gujarat beat Himachal by six wickets

    Bhubaneswar: Gujarat posted a comfortable six wicket-win over Himachal Pradesh in Super League of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy. Prashant Chopra top-scored with 40 in Himachal’s 124 all out while Rohit Dahiya starred with four wickets. Gujarat got over the line with 11 balls to spare, courtesy Priyank Kirit Panchal (35) and Jesal Karia, who smashed an unbeaten 20 off 8 balls to steer his team home. Brief scores: Himachal Pradesh

  • Iran N-rollback

    LAUSANNE: After marathon negotiations, the United States, Iran and five other world powers announced a deal on Thursday outlining limits on Iran’s nuclear program so it cannot lead to atomic weapons, directing negotiators toward a comprehensive agreement within three months.

  • ‘Unfruitful’ expenses made by Guj govt on Dandi project: CAG

    Ahmedabad : The Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd (TCGL) has incurred “unfruitful” expenditure of Rs 20.43 crore on the Dandi project, since it was not completed in time, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report has said.

  • 5 soldiers killed in attacks in Egypt

    Cairo : At least five Egyptian soldiers and two civilians were killed in two separate attacks by militants on army check posts in the restive North Sinai province. Militant targeted two checkpoints with heavy weapons in the town of Sheikh Zuweid and near the provincial capital of Al-Arish, security officials said.

  • In handling dissent, Kejri shows true colours

    The high voltage drama in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) should not surprise us. Arvind Kejrwal has neither believed in corruption-free public life nor in democracy. In Machiavellian fashion, he cleverly capitalised on the anti-corruption movement of Anna Hazare and succeeded in projecting himself as a crusader against corruption. He is a narcissist with dictatorial traits. It is unfortunate that a section of media, middle class and intelligentsia have failed to see

  • BCCI in safe hands with Dalmiya: Ganguly

    Kolkata: In the aftermath of the IPL spot-fixing scandal the BCCI may have been shrouded by controversy but with Jagmohan Dalmiya back as president the Indian cricket board is in “safe hands”, former India captain Sourav Ganguly said. “We are extremely proud of you. We love you, we respect you whether you are BCCI president or not we will still respect you as much. It’s good for CAB. Hope he will take

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You have to take care of the sentiments of your colleague or a friend and don’t react too rudely or roughly while discussion with them. Property matters will take some time to get resolved.

  • Emraan with son

    Jr Hashmi loves daddy as superhero

    Emraan Hashmi’s son, Ayaan, loves superhero movies and he is in for a big surprise. His father, who is playing an invisible man in his upcoming film, MR. X, is set to host the first screening of the film for his son and family. It is going to be a moment of immense joy and tension for Emraan who will see how his son, who loves big superhero action films, reacts to

  • Mfg growth jumps on strong rise in new orders: HSBC

    New Delhi:  After two consecutive months of decline, the manufacturing sector output rose in March amid stronger increase in new orders that led firms to boost production levels, but payroll levels remained unchanged. The headline HSBC India Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), compiled by Markit, improved from 51.2 in February to 52.1 in March.

  • Parents agitate against unfair fee hike in Vasai school

    Palghar : On Thursday, a trustee of a Vasai school was greeted by an agitating mob of around 80-odd disgruntled parents when he visited the school for certain celebrations. These parents were agitating against the school’s abrupt fee hike of Rs 5,000, which they would be forced to pay at one go, without any instalments. One of the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) members alleged that this criminal fee hike doesn’t have their approval

  • Anxious, slow talkers often rejected for job

    Toronto : You must exude warmth and be assertive during a job interview if you want to make a good impression, suggests a study, reports ANI.

  • Was caught off-guard last season: Kirsten

    New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils’ chief coach Gary Kirsten said that he was caught off-guard in respect to the demands and needs of coaching a franchise in T20 leagues like the IPL as the team finished last in the table in 2014. Asked if he was not in sync with the demands, Kirsten responded in positive.