Free Press Journal
  • Jamie Dwyer

    Jamie Dwyer wants to win gold in Rio before signing off

    Ipoh (Malaysia): Jamie Dwyer has got all the trophies in his cupboard which a hockey player dreams of while picking up the stick and the legendary Australian now aspires a “fairytale” finish to his illustrious career with a gold medal in 2016 Rio Olympics. Dwyer, the greatest-ever hockey player from Australia, has one gold and two bronze medals in the Olympics, two World Cup gold medals, three Commonwealth Games gold, six Champions Trophy titles and

  • Hillary Clinton

    Hillary Clinton clocked Bill Clinton with book over Monica Lewinsky affair

    New York : A new book by political journalist has revealed that Hillary Clinton hit Bill Clinton in the head with a book after she found out about his affair with Monica Lewinsky. Kate Anderson Brower, who interviewed more than 100 former members of the notoriously secretive White House residence staff, said that there were at least 20 books on the bedside table for Bill’s betrayed wife to choose from including the Bible.

  • Man wanted in UK for rape, attempt to murder held

    New Delhi: A 28-year-old man, against whom the Interpol had issued a red corner notice and was wanted for rape and attempt to murder of two young women in Scotland in 2012, was arrested by Crime Branch of Delhi Police here.  The accused, identified as Raminder Singh, was arrested yesterday from Delhi after police received a request from their UK counterparts.  “He was wanted for attempt to murder and rape in a 2012 case of two

  • Kylie Jenner

    Kylie Jenner responds to `blackface` accusation by sharing another `dark makeup` pic

    Washington : Kylie Jenner has responded to critics, who have accused her of going blackface for a photo shoot, by posting another picture on Instagram, sporting the same dark shimmering makeup and writing alongside “Let’s all calm down.” The 17-year old reality star edited the caption of her original post, writing it was “black” and “neon lights,” E! Online reported. The new picture showed Jenner with plum colored make-up and indigo, purple and hot

  • Bangladesh war criminal’s death sentence review plea rejected

    Dhaka: A Bangladesh court rejected on Monday Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) leader and war criminal Mohammad Kamaruzzaman’s petition to review his death sentence. A four-member bench headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, rejected the petition after about a two-hour long hearing on Sunday, bdnews24 reported.

  • Barca maintain four-point lead post 1-0 win over Celta in La Liga tie

    London : Barcelona edged past a stubborn Celta Vigo side 1-0 to maintain their four-point advantage at the top of the La Liga, thanks to a late header by Jeremy Mathieu. Following a goalless first-half, Barca broke the stalemate as Mathieu scored in the 73rd minute with a back-post diving header from Xaxi’s free-kick. Celta’s Fabian Orellana was shown a red card for throwing some grass at Barca defender Sergio Busquets in the 88th

  • Arun Jaitley

    Room still for people to come clean on black money: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said India will not be allowed to become a tax haven and that the government would provide a reasonable window of compliance to those who have stashed away ill-gotten money overseas to come clean.  “India needs a stable tax regime, not a tax haven… The taxes that are due must be paid,” the finance minister said at the annual session of the Confederation of

  • HSBC

    Services growth eased slightly in March: HSBC

    New Delhi : Services sector growth eased marginally due to rise in input costs during March, but new business orders showed improvement and staffing levels of the companies also increased, an HSBC survey said today. The HSBC India Services Business Activity Index, which tracks changes in activity at Indian service companies on a monthly basis, eased to 53.0 in March from 53.9 in February,indicative of a moderate rate of expansion that was slightly weaker than

  • Women, Junk food

    Why some women can’t say no to junk food

    Melbourne: Eating a healthy diet during adolescence could reverse the junk-food cravings in males but not females, reveals a fascinating research.  The study published in the FASEB Journal also showed that intensity of junk food cravings depends a lot on mother’s diet during late pregnancy.

  • Pope Francis calls for `peace above all` in Iraq, Syria in his Easter message

    London : In his Easter “Urbi et Orbi” message, Pope Francis has called for “peace” above all in Syria and Iraq. He told crowds in St Peter’s Square that the “roar of arms” in these countries should cease and that peaceful relations be established among the various groups that constitute these “beloved countries,” reported the BBC. He prayed for the students killed in Kenya’s Garissa university college attack and said that more action was

  • Silver

    Silver moves up Rs 697 in futures trade on global cues

    New Delhi: Silver prices soared by Rs 697 to Rs 38,046 per kg in futures trade today after participants built up positions taking positive cues from overseas markets. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, silver prices for delivery in May spurted by Rs 697, or 1.87 per cent, to Rs 38,046 per kg in business turnover of 941 lots.

  • Gold

    Gold futures climb Rs 305 per 10 gram on global cues

    New Delhi: Gold prices rose by Rs 305 to Rs 26,902 per 10 grams in futures trade as speculators created fresh positions taking positive cues from the global market. At Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in June was trading Rs 305, or 1.15 per cent higher, at Rs 26,902 per 10 gram in business turnover of 583 lots.

  • Sameer Kaul tenders resignation from PDP

    New Delhi : Senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Dr. Sameer Kaul has tendered his resignation from the party. Kaul, who was also the party’s spokesperson, has reportedly asserted that “all stated principles of the creation of PDP were straightforwardly compromised.” Meanwhile, Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Jitendra Singh, refused to make any statement on the matter. “It is the internal matter of PDP. It will not suitable for us to comment

  • Yemen crisis: Shia Houthi rebels advance further into port city of Aden

    London: Yemen’s Shia Houthi rebels have reportedly advanced further into the port city of Aden, despite air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition. Clashes between the forces loyal to President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi and rebels have intensified in the town as the two sides fight for control, reported the BBC.

  • Martina Hingis, Sania Mirza

    Sania Mirza- Martina Hingis win Miami Open women’s double title

    New Delhi : Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis bagged their second title in a row after defeating Russian counterparts Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina in the Miami Open women’s doubles final in straight sets on Sunday. The top seeded duo overcame their Russian opponents 7-5, 6-1 in a gruelling contest that lasted 66 minutes. Despite facing a strong resistance from the Russian duo in the first set, the

  • Narendra Modi

    Conserving nature important in Indian tradition: Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Conserving nature is an important aspect of the Indian tradition, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi who added that we have no right to exploit it.  “We have grown up in those traditions where nature is worshipped and where conserving nature is very important,” Modi said on Monday.

  • Fast & Furious 7

    `Furious 7` tops weekend International box-office with record $384M earnings

    Washington : ‘Furious 7’ has become the biggest opening of 2015 by raking-in 240.4million dollars at the weekend international box office and has overall cashed –in 384 million dollars, it has been revealed. The Fast and Furious’ franchise directed by James Wan and produced by Neal Moritz and Vin Diesel has also become the Universal’s biggest opening till date and is the 3rd highest-grossing international opening weekend of all time behind ‘Harry Potter

  • Smartphone, sex life

    Are smartphones killing your sex life?

    London : Can’t remember when was the last time you got frisky with your partner under the sheet? The culprit may be right in your pocket, as a new study has blamed smartphones for decline in sex lives. Cambridge University’s Professor David Spiegelhalter new book Sex By Numbers claims that nowadays, a typical heterosexual British couple had sex only 3 times a month on an average, the BBC reported

  • NASA, Rocket Launcher

    NASA reveals its most powerful rocket launcher ever

    Washington: Armed with an asteroid hunter, lunar flashlight and DNA kit, NASA will launch the unmanned Orion spacecraft using the Space Launch System (SLS) – its largest, most powerful rocket booster ever built – in 2018.  The US space agency plans to use the SLS’s massive lift capability to carry nearly a dozen nano-satellites to conduct science experiments beyond low-Earth orbit and eventually, Mars.