Free Press Journal
  • Chris Gayle

    After England, Chris Gayle may even miss Australia Test series

    Kingston (Jamaica): West Indies opener Chris Gayle has been all but ruled out of the two-match Test series against Australia in June. The left-hander has already confirmed his unavailability for the upcoming three-Test series against England due to a chronic back injury, reports  However, he will play for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) that starts next week.

  • Kings XI Punjab

    Kings XI Punjab start IPL preparations with camp in Pune

    Pune: Kings XI Punjab players are all set to start their preparations for the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a camp at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) International Stadium in Pune on Friday. Players like South Africa’s Beuren Hendricks, India’s Parvinder Awana, Wriddhiman Saha, Anureet Singh, Shardul Thakur, Shivam Sharma, Nikhil Naik and Yogesh Gowalkar will be present at the camp.

  • Tobacco, Smoking

    Tobacco row: PMK asks PM to intervene

    Chennai: Dismissing arguments against increasing the size of pictorial warnings on cigarette packets as being ‘ignorant’ and ‘foolish’, NDA ally PMK today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to give directions to ensure it is increased to 85 per cent as scheduled earlier. “It is high time the Prime Minister intervened. I appeal to him to order the Health Ministry to increase pictorial warning to 85 per cent immediately,” PMK founder leader and former

  • Yuvraj Singh

    Yuvraj Singh is immensely motivated to perform in IPL: Gary Kirsten

    New Delhi : Delhi Daredevils’ head coach Gary Kirsten said on Friday he wanted Yuvraj Singh in the team because of his great rapport with him during his tenure as the Indian cricket team boss. He also said the flamboyant all-rounder was motivated more than ever to perform in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

  • Scrumptious Tundey kebabs at cricketer Suresh Raina’s wedding

    Lucknow: The flavours of Lakhnavi cuisine will tingle the taste buds at cricketer Suresh Raina’s New Delhi wedding where rich and succulent Tundey kebabs wrapped in thick crusty parathas will be offered with onion rings and spicy dhaniya chutney.

  • Amit Shah

    Don’t worry about BJP leaders, search for your leader

    Bengaluru: Attacking the Congress-led opposition for “deliberately spreading misgivings” about land bill, BJP today said the party should stop finding “non-existing” faults with the government and instead concentrate on finding its leader, a dig at Rahul Gandhi’s absence. In his inaugural address at the two-day BJP National Executive meeting, party president Amit Shah sought to rally the rank and file around the controversial bill, saying it was pro-farmer and BJP was committed to

  • Toyoto

    Toyota to build new plants in China, Mexico

    Tokyo: Japanese auto giant Toyota plans to invest a combined USD 1.3 billion to build new plants in China and Mexico, its first major investment in five years, reports said today. The cash is aimed at boosting its production capacity by some 300,000 units a year in a bid to better compete with global rivals, the Nikkei business daily said. The world’s largest automaker expects to spend about 150 billion yen (USD 1.3 billion) on the

  • HC seeks blueprint on construction of new court buildings

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra government to come up with a comprehensive plan for construction of new court buildings in districts across the state and expeditiously complete under-construction court buildings. A division bench of justices N H Patil and V L Achliya also sought to know from the government that out of the total maintenance and repairs grant sanctioned to the Public Works Department, how much was spent in each

  • Regularising illegal buildings will bring relief to many:Sena

    Mumbai:Asserting that it was the state government’s duty to keep a check on illegal constructions in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena today said regularising these buildings will provide a huge relief to people living in it as they face the danger of being rendered homeless anytime due to demolition orders. “The decision taken by the Sena-BJP government will ensure that thousands of homes that were tagged illegal by their respective municipal corporations, get

  • Amit Shah

    Amit Shah plays down Delhi defeat

    Bengaluru: BJP president Amit Shah on Friday played down the party’s defeat in Delhi, adding however that the Delhi unit needs to revive. Speaking at the start of a two-day national executive meet here, Shah also said the party should not get arrogant after election victories.


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  • Pakistan, Djibouti

    Flight with 176 stranded Pakistanis departs from Djibouti

    Islamabad: A special flight of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), carrying 176 stranded Pakistani nationals from Yemen, departed from Djibouti on Friday.  Prime minister’s advisor on civil aviation Shujaat Azeem will receive the Pakistanis who are expected to arrive at the Islamabad airport later in the day, Dawn online reported.

  • Tyler_X_Rocker_Chair

    Tyler X-Rocker: Design Therapy

    If you need temptation to lie back at home, quite literally, you’ve found it in the new chair from Urban Ladder. With the dapper Tyler X-Rocker Chair you not only get to sit back and relax, you also get a number of options on how to spend your time. Built in with media-connected pieces, integrating audio delivery and interactivity into your movie, gaming or music experience, this piece is more than just

  • Here’s some news to whet your power and music appetite

    We live in a world that’s always on, why else would we have our mobile devices, tablets and laptops? When you have so many devices, you also need a system that ensures that they are properly charged. If you’re an audiophile, investing in a system that ensures a decent output from your headphones is also a solid idea. That brings us to the crux of this week’s tech news; a new power

  • Kangana Ranaut

    It feels so great after winning two national awards: Kangana Ranaut

    Mumbai: Actress Kangana Ranaut says life has not changed much after winning a National Film Award for her performance in “Queen”. But she admits that people are now showing faith in her and she is getting offers from big directors for more women-centric films. She finds it “amazing”.

  • Dayanidhi, Kalanithi Maran

    Sun TV remains silent, Maran alleges political vendetta

    Chennai: The Sun TV group continued to maintain a studied silence on Friday over the attachment of assets worth Rs.742.58 crore by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) belonging to Dayanidhi Maran, Kalanithi Maran, his wife Kaveri Kalanithi and other group companies. Senior group officials were not available for comments for the second day in succession, though its business is as usual at various channels owned by the group.

  • US man rescued after 66 days missing at sea: coast guard

    Miami: A US man missing at sea for more than two months was celebrating a miraculous rescue today after being picked up by a passing ship and airlifted to land, the US Coast Guard said. Louis Jordan, 37, who was reported missing on January 29, told family members he survived by catching fish with his hands and drinking rain water, according to the Coast Guard. He was spotted drifting on his stricken sailboat —

  • Maithripala Sirisena

    Indians not allowed to fish in Lankan waters: Maithripala Sirisena

    Colombo: Dismissing opposition’s claim that his government has given fishing rights to Indians, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said he has issued clear instructions to the navy to seize boats that violate the country’s territorial waters. “We have not allowed fishing in our waters for the Indians. I have given clear instructions to navy to arrest boats or trawlers that violate our water limits,” Sirisena told a gathering of fishing industry and political representatives last