Free Press Journal
  • Stylish Obamas have ‘day out’ on Easter

    Washington : The latest family picture of the Obamas, looking exceptionally stylish on the joyous occasion of Easter, is out.

  • Suryadatta wins 4 awards at Edu summit

    Mumbai : City based Suryadatta Group of Institute(SGI) bagged coveted Worldwide Achievers awards in four categories at Asia Education Summit 2015 held recently at News Delhi. The awards were received by Sheila Oak, Principal,SGI and Sanjay Chordia,Chairman, SGI at the hands at ace shooter Abhinav Bindra & Aarti Virendra Sehwag.  The Suryadatta National School & Surya Kids & Pune Institute of Applied Technology was adjudged the best “Best Pre –School & Best

  • Lankan pacer equals T20 world record

    Colombo: Sri Lanka fast bowler Chanaka Welegedara equalled the world record for the most economical four-over spell in the short history of T20 cricket. Playing for Tamil Union in Sri Lanka’s domestic league, Welegedara finished with incredible figures of four wickets for two runs from four overs which included two maidens. The left-armer equals the record set by South African Chris Morris last year, who took 2/2 from four overs with three

  • Bodyline clinch maiden MDFA title

    Mumbai : Bodyline Sports Club seemed to have saved their best for last. They produced a top-class performance to record a title-winning 5-0 victory against Smart Football Leaders in the penultimate women’s league match of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) League 2014-15 and played at the Karnatak Sporting Association ground.

  • Parking lots, eateries hotspots for eve teasing

    Indore : Unauthorised auto-rickshaw parking lots and vendors selling seasonal delicacies on VIP Road have become major problems for girl students studying in educational institutions situated on the same route.

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    Christians amid new political divide

    The most comic fallout of Jagdish Bhagwati’s interview to NDTV about the spuriousness of the brouhaha over the persecution of Christians in India may yet happen if his great economist rival Amartya Sen decides to publicly assert the opposite. So far the outgoing Chancellor of the controversy-gripped Nalanda University has chosen to remain silent. But I am sure that the pressure on him to stand up and repeat Pastor Martin Niemoller’s “First

  • Gathering response: MRVC conducts on foot survey for Bombardier locals

    Mumbai : In a bid to gather commuters’ response regarding their experience of the newly started Bombardier locals, the Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation (MRVC) has formed a team of five people who will travel in their trains with the survey forms which did not get response while they were put online.

  • Riyaz, Ayesha clinch carom title

    Mumbai : World No. 4 and former state champion Riyaz Akbar Ali, Ayesha Mohd, Nancy Sequera and Manu Baria won the men’s, women’s, veteran women’s and men’s singles events Sandeep Savla Group organised 51st Maharashtra State and Inter District carrom championship 2015.

  • Deepika, Ranbir: Tokyo Drift!

    As if the sight of Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone playing off each other in an Imtiaz Ali-directed film wasn’t enough to have us looking forward to ‘Tamasha’ eagerly, there’s now more news regarding the ‘world tour’ that the film includes, that takes the interest a notch higher… The crew is now headed for Tokyo for a few days of filming. The exquisite Japanese destination that will feature in ‘Tamasha’, is the

  • Sehwag eyeing India comeback: Bangar

    New Delhi: Kings XI Punjab head coach Sanjay Bangar, who is also a key member of the Indian team’s support staff, believes out-of-favour opener Virender Sehwag is capable of making a national comeback despite being on the wrong side of 30s. Bangar’s assessment of Sehwag, who is 36, comes after he observed him at the Kings XI Punjab’s training camp in Pune ahead of the IPL opener against Rajasthan Royals on April

  • Assam’s Bodoland all set for polls on April 8

    Guwahati:  The stage is set for Wednesday’s elections to Assam’s Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), an autonomous administrative unit that looks into development issues of the Bodo community.

  • Backlash: Kenyan jets strike Shebab camps

    Nairobi : Kenyan fighter jets on Monday bombed two camps of the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab insurgents in southern Somalia, the army said, days after the Islamists carried out their worst ever massacre in Kenya. “We bombed two Shebab camps in the Gedo region,” Kenyan army spokesman David Obonyo told AFP. “The two targets were hit and taken out, the two camps are destroyed.”

  • Film talk & hot cakes with Farah Khan

    If the languishing Irani Café culture receives a boost in the arm it will owe a nice chunk of gratitude to ‘Lunchbox’ filmmaker Ritesh Batra’s workshops, conducted by his production company Poetic License. A recent one with Farah Khan and actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui had been held at the Merwan Cafe in Grant road.

  • ‘Star Wars’ style planets with two suns may exist

    Washington : Earth-like planets with two suns – such as Tatooine in the ‘Star Wars’ series – may exist and could potentially support life, a new research has claimed, reprots PTI.

  • Lahiri set to realise dream ‘Masters debut’

    New Delhi : Star Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri will be looking to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming a Major champion when he tees off at the Masters Tournament on Thursday at the Augusta National Golf Club.

  • Modi can’t talk his way out of this

    The BJP, and especially its gung-ho prime minister, might not have imagined that the party would be seen to be under considerable pressure at its first national executive meeting in Bengaluru after its Lok Sabha victory. The impression of being on the back foot is presumably the fate of all ruling parties once the customary 100-day honeymoon period is over. In Modi’s case, he even claimed that he never enjoyed the luxury