Free Press Journal
  • Irrfan Khan, Tom Hanks

    Irrfan meets ‘wonderful’ Tom Hanks in Budapest

    Mumbai: Indian actor Irrfan Khan is back after his a week’s trip to Budapest, where he went to prepare for his role in Hollywood venture “Inferno”. He says the visit was “fruitful” as he even met actor Tom Hanks and is now looking forward to working with the team.

  • BSE

    Sensex trades flat; automobile stocks down 

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensitive Index (Sensex), was trading flat in the late-afternoon session on Wednesday. It was marginally down by 9.21 points or 0.03 percent.

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    MakeMyTrip acquires travel guide startup Mygola

    New Delhi: Online travel services provider MakeMyTrip today said it has acquired Mygola, a startup travel guide firm, and the latter’s entire team has joined the firm.The acquisition is done through the company’s earlier announced innovation fund, which is formed to invest in start up or early-stage companies in the travel technology space, MakeMyTrip said in a statement.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    AAP dismisses claim police asked to keep media away from CM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s aides today dismissed claims that the city police has been asked keep media persons away from him during today’s rally against land bill here. It is funny that news is being spread that Arvind does not want the media around,” AAP leader Ashutosh said.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    AAP dismisses claim police asked to keep media away from CM Arvind Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s aides today dismissed claims that the city police has been asked to keep mediapersons away from him during today’s rally against land bill here. “It is funny that news is being spread that Arvind does not want the media around,” AAP leader Ashutosh said.

  • P.V. Sindhu

    Shuttler Sindhu makes winning return

    Wuhan (China): Two-time World Championship bronze medal winning shuttler P.V. Sindhu made a winning return to the circuit when she easily beat Uzbekistan’s Anait Khurshudyan to progress to the women’s singles third round at the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championships here on Wednesday.  The eighth seeded Sindhu has been out of action since January due to a foot injury. Playing her first tournament in three months, the eighth seeded Sindhu romped past Anait

  • Paris Hilton mourns pooch Tinkerbell's death

    Paris Hilton mourns pooch Tinkerbell’s death

    Los Angeles: Socialite Paris Hilton is heartbroken after the death of her beloved 14-year-old Chihuahua Tinkerbell. Hilton poured out her feelings in a lengthy post that accompanied a photograph of her cuddling the puppy, on image-sharing website Instagram, reports aceshowbiz.com.

  • Marlon Samuels

    Marlon Samuels holds firm in 100th innings to steady WIndies ship

    St George’s: Marlon Samuels averted a complete West Indies batting collapse with a classy, unbeaten 94 to lift the home side to 188 for five at stumps on a rain-affected first day of the second Test against England at the National Cricket Stadium in Grenada. Playing the 100th Test innings of a career spanning more than 14 years, the elegant 34-year-old right-hander dominated a protracted final session yesterday to the extent that his unbroken

  • Paul Walker's Toyota Supra

    Paul Walker’s Toyota Supra from ‘Fast and Furious’ up for sale

    London: Paul Walker’s 2JZE engine, NOS, 19-speed gearbox original Supra stunt car from the very first film of “Fast and Furious” franchise is all set to go under the hammer. The late actor’s orange car is one of 58 stunt cars fitted with a full roll cage, heavy duty suspension, a set of competition seats and a strengthened fuel tank, reported the Daily Mirror. Built by Eddie Paul the vehicle is one of several used during the making

  • Bayern, Porto

    Bayern rout Porto 6-1 in second leg tie to reach CL semifinals with 7-4 aggregate win

    London : Bayern Munich routed FC Porto in the second leg quarterfinal tie in order to overcome a first-leg deficit and reach the Champions League semifinals, thanks to a devastating performance in the first half of the game. Bayern, who beat Porto 6-1 to win 7-4 on aggregate, required a 2-0 win to make it to the semifinals and they were on level aggregate within 22 minutes of the game, thanks to Thiago

  • Man attempts suicide at AAP rally

    New Delhi: A man believed to be a farmer was rushed to a hospital in serious condition here on Wednesday after he hanged himself from a tree at an AAP rally called to protest the land bill.  Aam Aadmi Party volunteers said the man was unconscious and barely breathing when three party activists climbed the tree and brought him down after people saw him hanging. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was present

  • Ajinkya Rahane, Shane Watson

    We complement each other: Ajinkya Rahane on Shane Watson

    Ahmedabad: Following impressive opening stands in Indian Premier League (IPL), Rajasthan Royals batsman Ajinkya Rahane on Wednesday heaped praise on opening partner Shane Watson, saying they complement each other and enjoy each other’s batting. On Sunday against the Chennai Super Kings, the Royals opening duo put up 144-run partnership for the first wicket to take the game away from CSK. Two days later, they were again at it, putting up a 95-run stand

  • Aaron Finch

    Injured Aaron Finch ruled out of IPL-8

    Melbourne: Australia T20 skipper Aaron Finch has been ruled out of remainder of the Indian Premier League due to a hamstring injury that he suffered while batting for Mumbai Indians last week. Finch, who was assisted from the field after he was yelling in pain during Mumbai’s match against Rajasthan in Ahmedabad, successfully underwent surgery on his left hamstring and is expected to be out for 12 weeks.

  • Delhi Daredevils

    Inconsistent Daredevils take on struggling Mumbai Indians

    New Delhi: An inconsistent Delhi Daredevils will look to break the home jinx when they take on struggling Mumbai Indians in their sixth match of the IPL cricket tournament at Feroz Shah Kotla here tomorrow. Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders on Monday inflicted a six-wicket loss on Delhi, handing them their ninth straight home defeat since 2013.

  • Virender Sehwag

    Virendra Sehwag credits Mitchell, Axar for win against Rajasthan

    Ahmedabad: After edging out Rajasthan Royals in a nail-biting IPL game, Kings XI Punjab captain Virender Sehwag credited local boy Axar Patel and Australian allrounder Mitchell Johnson for the victory. It was a good game for us. Mitchell Johnson bowled and batted well, credit of the victory should go to Mitchell and Axar,” Sehwag told reporters after Kings XI Punjab defeated Rajasthan Royals in a pulsating ‘Super Over’ contest.

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    ‘ABCD 2’ was ‘training period’ for Shraddha Kapoor

    Mumbai: Actress Shraddha Kapoor, who has delivered some smashing and energetic dance forms in the recently released trailer of Remo D’Souza’s dance-based film “ABCD 2”, says she had to undergo extensive rehearsals for the role.  For her, “the whole film has been a training period”.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Broad consensus on GST among states: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said a Constitution Amendment Bill for introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be passed in the current session of Parliament as there is a broad consensus among states on the issue. Jaitley said he is optimistic about introduction of GST, which will create a nationwide unified market and remove trade barriers in the form of cascading effects of taxation, from April 1, 2016.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Arun Jaitley to discuss GST roadmap with state finance ministers

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will chair a meeting of the Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers on Wednesday to chalk out a roadmap for the rolling out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from April 2016. Earlier this month, at an RBI conference on financial inclusion, Jaitley had said the government would restore the credibility of decision-making, while easing processes and making India’s tax structure non-adversarial.