Free Press Journal
  • Boys just wanna have fun!

    News was made when Abhishek Bachchan pranked a Dubai-based fan of his recently, posing as someone from his own digital team and commenting negatively on the sketches that she had sent across of him. Then when the lady was all upset he dropped the mini-bomb: that it was Abhishek himself and that he actually wanted to acknowledge the great job she had done on his sketches!

  • Spinners will play key role in IPL: Tahir

    New Delhi: South African leggie Imran Tahir, who will turn up in Delhi Daredevils colours this season in the Indian Premier League (IPL), believes spinners have a key role to play in the Twenty20 tournament which starts on Wednesday. “It’s hard obviously, especially T20 cricket. But we have a key role to play. There is still a lot we bring to the table. Having variety is very important. If you don’t have

  • CREDAI-KUSHAL’s efforts lay strong foundation: HCC MD

    Pune : In order to attain the vision of a full-fledged development, India is in need of about 4 crores to 6 crores skilled labours.  In the run to achieve this CREDAI Pune Metro’s onsite training program KUSHAL has successfully imparted skills and certified more than 20000 construction workers which is very commendable. And therefore it would not be wrong to say that KUSHAL has strongly laid the foundation towards vision of skilled

  • Saurabh emerges tennis champion

    Mumbai : Saurabh Patil gave a lesson or two to his pupil Sagar Ahuja before beating him 6-1, 6-2 to clinch the men’s singles title in the MCF Open tennis tournament.

  • Wives beware! Hubbies do find moms-in-law gorgeous

    London : This may well sweep many an Indian husband off his feet — and evoke jealousy among some spouses — but a British survey has found that several married men felt their mothers-in-law were more attractive than their wives, reports IANS.

  • Yet another blow to hailstorm-hit farmers

    NEW DELHI : In yet another blow to the farmers of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh already hit by unseasonal rains and hailstorms damaging their standing wheat crop, the Food Ministry has toughened the quality yardsticks for procurement of wheat.

  • Britain prepares for Camilla as next Queen: Survey

    London : Nearly half of the British public thinks that Prince Charles’ wife Camilia should become Queen when the Prince of Wales succeeds Queen Elizabeth II to the country’s throne, according to a new opinion poll.

  • The Cure All!

    A trade union leader, in his superb wisdom, has shown his hapless countrymen a way out of the difficulties that face them.

  • CR down Dena Bank 1-0

    Mumbai : Central Railway chugged to a hard-fought narrow 1-0 victory against a resolute Dena Bank in an Elite Division match of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League – 2014-15, played at the Cooperage ground, on Monday evening.

  • Himalayan splendour on-screen

    Unable to head off the beaten track this summer and treat your eyes to some unseen scenery? Might make sense to treat your eyes to the upcoming ‘Woh Ek Mulaqat’.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You must reduce your lifestyle. Avoid junk food today. Stomach ache or slight fever may trouble you. Be open to take advice from associates. Carefully review the trend before making decisions in your professional life.

  • IPL music copyright issue unresolved

    Kolkata: With only a day to go for the Indian Premier League (IPL) inaugural, the row between an official body that works to protect the rights of artists and the organisers of the tournament’s opening ceremony remains unresolved over paying of fees for playing music at the programme slated for Tuesday. “The organisers are opening up to discussion. We are hoping for the best,” Indian Performing Right Society Ltd. (IPRS) regional head

  • Smartphones yet to replace home internet

    New York : While a lot more people can access internet now — thanks to their smartphones, the experience is not the same as home broadband, says a Pew study, reports IANS.

  • ‘US still intercepts intimate emails’

    Washington: Americans might oppose intrusive surveillance if they realised the government can see their most intimate emailed pictures, comic John Oliver suggested to fugitive intelligence technician Edward Snowden. The British television host scored a rare one-on-one interview in Moscow with the notorious former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor for Sunday’s edition of his weekly US cable comedy news show ‘John Oliver Tonight’.

  • PSU selloffs: Sebi seeks public comments on trading halts

    SEBI has sought views on changing the notice period of T+2 days “keeping in mind interest of investors as well as sellers”, and the need for halting or suspending trading in concerned stocks on the date of the OFS (more…)

  • ‘No going to convent schools,’…new rant in Goa!

    Panaji : Goa Minister Dipak Dhavalikar’s wife Lata has waded into controversy after she asked parents not to send their children to convent schools even as she urged women to desist from aping Western culture, saying it has led to rise in incidents of rape.