Free Press Journal
  • Kenya attack

    Police: 1 of gunmen in attack that killed 148 was a Kenyan

    Garissa: The son of a Kenyan government official has been identified as one of the gunmen who attacked a Kenyan college where 148 people were killed, authorities said today. Abdirahim Mohammed Abdullahi, one of the Islamic extremists who attacked Garissa University College, was the son of a government chief in Mandera County, Interior Ministry spokesman Mwenda Njoka told The Associated Press.

  • Serena Williams

    Serena Williams outclasses Carla Suarez Navarro to bag eighth Miami Open title

    London: World number one Serena Williams swept aside her Spanish opponent Carla Suarez Navarro with a comfortable straight-sets win to bag her eighth  Miami Open title on Saturday night. The 19-time Grand Slam champion required only 56 minutes to thump Navarro 6-2, 6-0 to secure her third straight title at Crandon Park. Reflecting on her performance, Williams said that it felt really good to have eight under her belt, maintaining that she is getting

  • Benfica, Nacional

    Benfica beat Nacional in Portuguese league

    Lisbon: Benfica beat Nacional 3-1 in the 27th round of the Portuguese football league at the Luz Stadium here.  Brazilian Jonas opened the scoring in the 20th minute on Saturday following a cross by Argentine Salvio from the right flank. He scored again (58th minute) after a pass by the same player, reports Xinhua.  Brazilian forward Lima scored (30th) with a header, giving Benfica a 2-0 lead in the first half.

  • George Bailey

    Not expecting Australia’s ODI captaincy: George Bailey

    Melbourne: Australia batsman George Bailey on Sunday said he is ready to resume his place in the middle-order following the retirement of Michael Clarke. But he added he’s not expecting captaincy on a permanent basis.  The Tasmanian has led Australia’s One-Day International (ODI) side more than anybody else over the past two years. The 32-year-old also led his country in their World Cup opening fixture against England on February 14, scoring an

  • Ishant Sharma

    T20 is easier for pacers than ODIs: Ishant Sharma

    New Delhi: Raring to go in the IPL, a fit-again Sunrisers Hyderabad pacer Ishant Sharma feels T20 is easier for fast bowlers than ODIs with the problematic four-fielder rule not being there in cricket’s shortest format. The lanky pacer, who missed the World Cup in Australia due to a knee problem, is eager to prove his worth in the eighth season of the cash-rich league and believes the shorter-format will certainly help him regain his match-fitness.

  • Kings XI Punjab

    Kings XI Punjab gunning for ultimate glory

    Mohali: Boasting an array of dazzling stroke makers and heady mix of experience and exuberance, Kings XI Punjab, having finished runners-up in the last edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), are raring to go one step better this time.  Having faltered to deceive in earlier editions of the cash-rich cricket league, Kings XI emerged as the team to beat in the last edition, riding on the sustained explosive performances from Australian

  • rohit-sharma

    Not winning WC disappointing, but IPL is new challenge: Rohit Sharma

    Mumbai: Star India batsman Rohit Sharma today said while the national cricket team members are disappointed at not being able to retain the World Cup, a new challenge awaits them in the form of the upcoming Indian Premier League.

  • CCTV

    Goa Congress threatens FIR in Fabindia case

    Panaji: The Congress on Sunday threatened to file another FIR in the Fabindia case in Goa, accusing the ruling BJP and police of conspiring to take the pedal off the investigation.  Urfan Mulla, who heads the Mahila Congress in Goa, said the statement by Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar at the Bharatiya Janata Party national executive meeting in Bengaluru was intended to deter the investigation.

  • Narendra Modi

    Political class is under scrutiny 24 hours: PM Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said political class was now under the constant scrutiny of media and various other institutions as he advocated for an “inbuilt mechanism” for judiciary to monitor itself. “The news which earlier did not find a place even in a gossip column has now become breaking news. I belong to the community (of politicians), which is under scrutiny for 24 hours,” the Prime Minister said addressing a conference of

  • P C Chacko

    ‘PM Narendra Modi’s actions do not tally with his speeches’: P C hacko

    New Delhi : Senior Congress leader P.C Chacko on Sunday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was just good at making speeches but not at implementing what he said. “Prime Minister Modi does not miss any opportunity to make good speeches, but his action does not tally with speeches,” said Chacko.

  • H L Dattu

    Judicary, Parl siblings, need for institutional dialogue: CJI

    New Delhi: Chief Justice of India H L Dattu today emphasised the need for continuous “institutional dialogue” and “coordinated effort” among legislature, executive and judiciary to resolve issues related to delivery of justice including the pendency of cases in courts.

  • Vicky Tyagi, murder case

    Vicky Tyagi murder: Judicial probe ordered by Rights body

    Muzaffarnagar: The National Human Rights Commission has ordered a judicial inquiry into the Vicky Tyagi murder case. A judicial inquiry headed by Chief Judicial Magistrate Narender Kumar will be conducted in the murder case of alleged gangster Vicky Tyagi as per the orders of National Human Rights Commission yesterday, officials said.

  • Venkaiah Naidu

    Ready to face consequences on Land Bill: Venkaiah Naidu

    Hyderabad: Hardening its stance, the Centre today indicated that it would not allow further amendments to the controversial Land Bill and asserted that it is ready to face the “consequences” even as it acknowledged that Rajya Sabha is a “stumbling block in our way.”

  • Maneesh Sharma

    I am not leaving YRF banner: Maneesh Sharma

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Maneesh Sharma, who stepped into Bollywood as a director with the film “Band Baaja Baaraat” under the Yash Raj Films (YRF) banner, says he is extremely happy working with the production house and has no reason to leave it.  Asked if he would like to make films outside the YRF banner, he told “Right now I don’t see myself directing outside the YRF banner. I can only talk about my

  • Siddharth Malhotra

    Sidharth Malhotra takes to yoga

    Mumbai: Bollywood’s young sensation Sidharth Malhotra prefers to begin his day with a soothing yoga session, instead of heading to the gym.  “A surya Namaskar morning… nothing better than yoga for the mind and body, thank you @suveerbalvi for your passionate, inspiring yoga lessons,” the “Ek Villain” actor posted on Twitter.  Sidharth, who made his debut with “Student Of The Year” in 2012, will next be seen in “Brothers”.

  • Amber Rose

    Amber Rose slams her `f***ing haters` in nasty rant on Instagram

    Washington : Amber Rose posted a powerful message for her “fucking haters” who critiqued her for looks, on Instagram. The 31-year-old model posted a mirror selfie in a skintight yellow jumpsuit flaunting her curves and captioned it that “kick rocks u fucking haters” and if there would be a Middle finger emoji then she would have inserted there in her caption, E! Online reported.

  • Kylie Minogue

    Kylie Minogue backs Jolie’s decision to speak publicly about removing her ovaries

    London : Kylie Minogue came forward and supported Angelina Jolie’s decision on publicly speaking on getting her ovaries removed as a cancer preventive measure. The ‘Can’t Get You Out Of My Head’ singer, who fought with breast cancer in May 2005, said that cancer has touched almost everyone in the world and talking about it or sharing experiences was a good option as it spreads awareness among others, the Daily Star reported. The 46-year-old

  • Chris Brown

    Chris Brown desperate to win back Karrueche

    Los Angeles: Singer Chris Brown is reportedly desperate to woo his former ladylove Karrueche Tran, and he has been leaving soppy voicemails of her favourite song on her phone.  The 26-year-old model split from Brown earlier this year after it emerged he had fathered a nine-month-old daughter with their friend Nia Amey.

  • Christina Hendricks

    ‘Mad Men’ has changed my life: Christina Hendricks

    Los Angeles: Actress Christina Hendricks, who is seen as Joan Harris on the hit TV series “Mad Men”, is grateful to the show for improving her life in “every single way”. “My life has pretty much changed in every single way. Except for my friends and my family,” she said.

  • Srinagar Jammu, National Highway

    Jammu-Srinagar National Highway closed for 5th consecutive day

    Jammu: The 300-km long Jammu-Srinagar National Highway continued to remain closed for traffic for the fifth consecutive day today due to landslides triggered by heavy rains, leaving over 700 Kashmir-bound trucks and light passenger vehicles stranded. Authorities have not allowed any fresh movement of traffic from Jammu to Srinagar or from the other side, a senior traffic police officer said.