Free Press Journal
  • Curly hair, buck teeth… Lisa battled both

    Say ‘Lisa Haydon’ and the image of endlessly long tanned and toned legs immediately pops into the mind. This gorgeous pair of pins also happens to be Lisa’s own favourite body part. She explains that she has always loved to run and this constant running has made her legs lean and ripped. Her legs are hence nearly never a problem area for her, which is why she naturally loves them!

  • A burglar in Siberia leaves his photo, note of apology       

    Moscow : A burglar in a small town in Siberia has broken into a house and left his photograph with a note of apology. The burglar in Prokopyevsk, about 3,100 kilometres east of Moscow, picked the lock on the front door and stole a chain saw as well as several blocks of cigarette packs, the Interior Ministry’s department in the Kemerovo region said. The owner of the house found a photo of the

  • Bosch to suspend production today

    New Delhi:  Hit by sluggish demand, auto component major Bosch has decided to suspend production of various equipment, including diesel products at its Bangalore facility on Saturday in order to minimise operating cost.  In a filing to the BSE, the company said it is proposed to suspend manufacturing activities of diesel products (except common rail pump), industrial equipment and power tools division at the Bangalore plant on April 4.  This is being

  • Knights hope to spin a Chinaman web!

    New Delhi: Chinaman bowlers are becoming a rarity in India and world cricket, but KKR spinner Kuldeep Yadav is confident that more people will take it up after seeing him perform even though his craft is ‘very tough’. With only South Africa’s Paul Adams and Australia’s Brad Hogg coming to mind when the art of chinaman bowling, left-arm wrist spin, is discussed in world cricket, Kuldeep, who started off as a medium-pacer

  • Misbah, Waqar wanted Shehzad, Umar sidelined

    Karachi: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq and head coach Waqar Younis wanted PCB to sideline Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal from the national team for atleast a year to force them to improve their attitudes. According to a report on Geo News channel, Misbah and Waqar in their tour reports after the World Cup stated that Shehzad and Umar refused to change their attitude and approach to cricket. The report said the captain and

  • Plus-sized amateur stuns Balotelli

    Sydney : A plus-sized YouTube sensation left Mario Balotelli and his Liverpool teammates stunned with his free kick skills.

  • Dead Heat

    Ever since politics invaded the world of sport, athletic contests have ceased to be tests of physical prowess and have degenerated instead into contests to determine racial superiority, prove national leadership and to set up one ideology over another. The antagonism has progressively grown deadly enough to make one wonder how participants in the Olympics can possibly subscribe to a creed whose main purpose is the forging of closer links between the

  • Jayasuria-led panel quits

    Colombo : Sri Lankan cricket team’s selection panel headed by former captain Sanath Jayasuriya on Saturday resigned following the recent revamp of the SLC administration.

  • Extortion: Gang of fake cops, scribes held

    Palghar : The Manor police on Thursday arrested nine persons, seven of whom posed as policemen and two as journalists when they tried to extort Rs 15 lakh from a transporter who was delivering banned tobacco products from Vapi to Vasai.

  • ComMin: Services’ share in total exports to rise significantly

    New Delhi:  The government expects significant increase in share of services in India’s total goods and services exports in the next five years, the target for which has been set at USD 900 billion in the recently announced Foreign Trade Policy.  “We are hoping that (with) changes in the services architecture of incentives in the new policy, services should do better. We hope that their share will increase significantly,” a top Commerce

  • Congress names Vayalar Ravi for RS poll

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday re-nominated former union minister Vayalar Ravi as its candidate for biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha from Kerala. “Congress president Sonia Gandhi has approved the candidature of Vayalar Ravi as Congress candidate to contest the ensuing biennial election to the Rajya Sabha from Kerala,” a party release said.  Ravi’s term in the upper house is set to end on April 21.  Two other Rajya Sabha members from

  • British man buys chocolate running bath for girlfriend

    London : A British man dubbed as ‘Britain’s biggest playboy’ has bought his girlfriend a chocolate running bath as an Easter present, a media report said. Hotelier Danny Lambo, 37, purchased the world’s first chocolate running bath for his girlfriend Natasha Flynn for 10,000 pounds (about $14,000), Mirror online reported. “(Egyptian queen) Cleopatra was the ultimate queen of luxury, so a bath that runs chocolate instead of water was the perfect Easter gift