Free Press Journal
  • Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Rahul Gandhi uttered ‘white lie’: Ravi Shankar Prasad

    New Delhi: Accusing Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi of “insulting the most popular mandate” by terming the BJP-led NDA government as “anti-people”, the BJP on Sunday said the Congress leader uttered a “white lie” while addressing a rally at Ramlia Maidan here.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul’s rally speech no better than a damp squib

    New Delhi: It wasn’t a comforting sight for Congress heir-apparent Rahul Gandhi as the people congregated at Ramlila Maidan in Delhi began leaving the  venue of his much-touted public meeting a bare six minutes after he started speaking.

  • Sharad Yadav

    NDA’S land bill will be rejected in Rajya Sabha: Sharad Yadav

    Jammu: Janata Dal (U) President Sharad Yadav today noted that NDA government’s “controversial land acquisition bill” will be rejected by the opposition in Upper House of the Parliament “This bill (Land acquisition bill) is anti-farmer and we would ensure that the Narendra Modi government faces a defeat on this and the bill is not passed in Upper House of the Parliament where we have a majority,” Yadav told PTI here.

  • katie Holmes

    Family is most important: Katie Holmes

    Los Angeles: Actress Katie Holmes, who has directed a short documentary about legendary Romanian Olympic gymnast Nadia Comaneci, says she has learnt an important lesson from her that family matters more than any kind of success in life.

  • KKR, Wasim Akram

    Yusuf Pathan is still our trump card: Wasim Akram

    New Delhi: Yusuf Pathan may not have set this edition of the IPL ablaze with his powerful batting just yet but Kolkata Knight Riders bowling consultant Wasim Akram feels the swashbuckling all-rounder is still the team’s “trump card” and one of the biggest hitters in cricket’s shortest format.

  • Sulieman Benn

    Sulieman Benn dropped from Windies squad for second Test

    St.George’s (Grenada): Left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn has been dropped from the West Indies squad for the second Test against England starting in Grenada on Tuesday.  The lanky Barbadian had disappointing match figures of two wickets for 200 runs in the first test which ended in a draw on Friday, reports CMC.  Selectors have drafted Trinidad and Tobago fast bowler Shannon Gabriel, leaving Devendra Bishop as the only frontline spinner in the Windies

  • Two nice injections of confidence helped us: Gary Kirsten

    New Delhi: Upbeat after getting over the line in their previous two humdingers, Delhi Daredevils coach Gary Kirsten believes the team can surely take the momentum forward in the four straight home IPL games at the Feroz Shah Kotla starting tomorrow against Kolkata Knight Riders.

  • Sania Mirza

    Will do all I can to remain number one: Sania Mirza

    Hyderabad: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza says she would do all it takes to maintain her world number one ranking. “I wish I could tell the future. But, I can’t. So, I am going to try and keep it (number one rank) as long as possible and do whatever I can,” she told reporters here late last night after the Indian team, led by her, defeated Philippines in the Fed Cup 2015, Group II, Asia/Oceania

  • Mandela inspires West Indies’ Holder’s maiden Test century

    St.John’s (Antigua): West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder says images of the late South African freedom fighter Nelson Mandela as well as his dead grandfather flashed through his mind after scoring his maiden Test and first class century.  Holder, playing in only his fourth Test, struck an unbeaten hundred on Friday to help the West Indies force a draw against England on the final day of the opening Test at the Vivian Richards

  • Joseph Blatte

    Blatter endorses Webb as potential FIFA president

    Nassau (The Bahamas): FIFA president Joseph Blatter has suggested that Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) boss Jeffrey Webb has the potential to become the leader of world football’s governing body.  Blatter offered his comments at the conclusion of the 30th CONCACAF ordinary Congress in the Bahamas on Saturday that confirmed Webb unopposed for his second mandate as president, reports CMC.

  • Obesity

    Here’s how you can tackle obesity

    Washington : A new study has dished light on different methods on how one can tackle obesity after identifying six different models of obesity.

  • Sartaj Aziz

    Top Pakistani official urges India to resume talks

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s advisor on foreign affairs Sartaj Aziz has urged India to start the foreign secretary-level talks for resolving various issues, media reported on Sunday.  Aziz, at a seminar titled Muslim-Sikh Dosti Di Tarjman – Baisakhi here, said on Saturday that the Pakistani foreign ministry wondered why India cancelled the talks on its own without consulting Pakistan, Dawn online reported. Though the new Indian foreign secretary, S. Jaishankar,

  • Egg Whites

    Bioplastics made from egg whites may soon make conventional plastic history

    Washington: Scientists investigating alternatives to petroleum-based plastics have found that a bioplastic made from proteins found in egg whites demonstrate superior antibacterial properties and are fully biodegradable. Bioplastics made from protein sources such as albumin and whey have shown significant antibacterial properties, findings that could eventually lead to their use in plastics used in medical applications such as wound healing dressings, sutures, catheter tubes and drug delivery, according to a recent study by

  • Google

    Google intends to speed up web with QUIC Protocol

    Washington : Google has revealed that about half of all requests from Chrome to Google’s servers are now served over QUIC, a protocol that speeds up the web. The name ‘QUIC’ stands for Quick UDP Internet Connection and refers to Google’s experimental, low-latency Internet transportation protocol over UDP, a protocol that is often used by gaming, streaming media and VoIP services, reported TechCrunch.

  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama urges world powers to strike groundbreaking climate change deal before `it’s too late`

    Washington : President Barack Obama has said that with the United States at the helm, the world must come together and reach a groundbreaking accord on climate change or the planet, as we know it, may cease to exist. In his weekly address on Saturday, Obama raised the stakes ahead of a key United Nations gathering in Paris later this year, where the U.S., China and other world powers hope to strike the

  • Mohammad Ashraf Ghani

    Afghan president in Iran for talks to boost ties

    Tehran: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai arrived in Tehran on Sunday for talks to boost ties and discuss issues of mutual interest with senior Iranian officials. The president made his first trip to Iran at the invitation of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Xinhua news agency reported.  He is accompanied by Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani, Finance Minister Eklil Ahmad Hakimi, Mines and Petroleum Minister Daud Saba and Minister of Refugees and Repatriation Sayed

  • tony abbott

    Tony Abbott downs beer in a few seconds, sparking debate

    Sydney: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was caught on video downing a beer in a few seconds at a Sydney pub, prompting comparisons to another drink-chugging former leader and sparking a debate on social media. The video, reportedly recorded last night, showed the leader knocking back a glass of Australia’s Victoria Bitter in about six seconds as a large crowd surrounding him yelled “scull” repeatedly.

  • Ship sanks

    700 feared dead in migrant shipwreck in Mediterranean

    Rome: Seven hundred people are feared dead after a fishing boat packed with migrants trying to reach Europe capsized off Malta, the UNHCR said today. Spokeswoman Carlotta Sami told the Skytg24 news channel that only 28 people had survived the shipwreck.
    The survivors indicated there had been more than 700 on board, she said.

  • CSK IPL 2015

    IPL: Chennai Super Kings choose to bat against Royals

    Ahmedabad: Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and chose to bat against Rajasthan Royals in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Sardar Patel Stadium here on Sunday.