Free Press Journal
  • David Warner

    We got the team balance correct: David Warner

    Mohali:  An elated Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner on Monday expressed happiness at his side getting the balance right in their victorious outing against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League match here at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium.

  • Rape

    Woman gangraped at gunpoint in UP

    Meerut: A 22-year-old woman was allegedly raped by three persons in her house in Rohta area in the district, police said today. The incident occurred yesterday when the woman’s husband was away for work and the three accused, Shaukeen, Yusuf and Nafees, who belong to the same village, barged into her house, SHO Surendra Kumar Yadav said. The woman was then raped at gunpoint, police said, adding the accused also threatened to kill

  • Trent Boult

    I am learning, feels nice to be rewarded: Trent Boult

    Mohali:  After clinching the man-of-the-match award for his brilliant spell of bowling against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter, Sunrisers Hyderabad’s left arm fast bowler Trent Boult said he was still learning and it felt nice to get a reward for his efforts.

  • George Bailey

    Our top-order failed again: George Bailey

    Mohali:  Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey rued a dismal batting performance from his side as they lost their home Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter against Sunrisers Hyderabad by 20 runs at the Punjab Cricket Association stadium here on Monday.

  • Fighting parents

    Parental divorce can increase stress in teens

    Washington : A new research has found that separation or divorce between parents sharpen the risk of psychosomatic problems in their teen kids.

  • Avengers Age of Ultron

    Avengers: Age of Ultron to have alternate ending in Blu-Ray

    Los Angeles: While “Avengers: Age of Ultron” is receiving whopping response in theatres, retailers have whetted fans’ appetites by promising an alternate ending and extended version of the film, when the DVD and Blu-Ray versions are released later this year. The film, which stars Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr and Mark Ruffalo in an ensemble superhero plot, released in India on April 24, and will hit US theatres on Friday. The extended version, complete

  • Bombay Velvet

    Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma unveil second trailer of ‘Bombay Velvet’

    Mumbai: The star cast of Anurag Kashyap’s much-awaited film “Bombay Velvet” on Monday unveiled the second trailer of the film. Filmmaker Karan Johar who will be seen in a negative role in the film said for him it was like going to a school working with Kashyap.

  • ranbir kapoor

    I am in love but no wedding plans right now: Ranbir Kapoor

    Mumbai: Actor Ranbir Kapoor, who is in news for his relationship with actress Katrina Kaif, confesses that he is in love but there are no wedding plans as of now. On whether his wedding will be a private affair, Ranbir said, “I think you cannot keep it private. We are actors. My wedding date was fixed six years back. It’s a special day so let me announce it. But right now there are no

  • kalki_Margarita With A Straw

    Margarita With A Straw grabs best feature film award at Filmfest DC

    Mumbai: Kalki Koechlin-starrer “Margarita With A Straw”, which narrates the struggle of a cerebral palsy-affected girl, has bagged the Best Feature Film award at Filmfest DC, the Washington, DC, International Film Festival. “And in Filmfest DC look who won best feature film! http://filmfestdc.org/ #MargaritaWithAStraw,” Kalki tweeted on Tuesday.

  • Uttama-Villain

    Kamal Haasan dubs in Telugu for ‘Uttama Villain’

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan has dubbed in his own voice for the Telugu version of his forthcoming Tamil release “Uttama Villain”, which releases in cinemas on Friday. Usually, singer S.P, Balasubrahmanyam (SPB) dubs for Kamal in all his Telugu films.

  • Ronaldo

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic my favourite in Ligue 1: Ronaldo

    Paris: Retired Brazilian footballer Ronaldo said that Paris Saint-Germain forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic was his favourite player in Ligue 1. The World Cup winner felt the 33-year-old Ibrahimovic is still a “great” player, reports Xinhua.

  • Mount Everest, Rescue Operation

    Around 200 rescued from Mount Everest

    Kathmandu: Around 200 people have been rescued from the Mount Everest, Nepal’s tourism ministry said on Tuesday and added that 19 people are dead. After the weather conditions improved, four helicopters were deployed on Monday to evacuate the mountaineers stranded due to avalanche.  “Almost all climbers and high-altitude guides have descended from Camp 1 and 2 and everything is fine,” Director General of the Ministry of Tourism Tulsi Prasad Gautam told Xinhua news

  • 5.5 magnitude quake jolts Pakistan’s northwest

    Peshawar: A moderate earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted various parts of Pakistan’s northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province today, triggering panic among the people. The epicentre of the quake was in the Hindukush mountain ranges near Tajikistan border at a depth of 144 kilometres, an official of the Pakistan Meteorological Department said.

  • nuclear

    Nuclear-armed states not eliminating weapons stockpiles: Iran

    United Nations: Asserting that nuclear-armed states have not made progress in eliminating their atomic weapons stockpiles, Iran has asked such countries to immediately cease their plans to further invest in modernizing and extending the life span of their nuclear arsenal.

  • Shinzo Abe

    Abe hails Japanese Holocaust hero Sugihara

    Washington: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has visited Washington’s Holocaust Memorial to hail a rare hero of Japan’s brutal World War II past. Previously, Abe has faced criticism for his allegedly revisionist views of Japan’s own war-time behavior.

  • John Kerry

    World powers closer than ever to Iran nuclear deal: John Kerry

    United Nations: The world powers are “closer than ever” to clinch a “good comprehensive deal” with Iran that will prevent it from obtaining a nuclear weapon but some key issues still remain unresolved, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said.

  • Polling Counting

    Trinamool leads in Kolkata, other civic body polls

    Kolkata: West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress was on Tuesday far ahead of its rivals in the counting of votes cast in recent polls to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation and 91 other civic bodies in the state. In the 144-ward Kolkata Municipal Corporation, the Trinamool Congress seemed headed towards retaining the board, having established a lead in 85 wards. The Left Front was leading in 12, the BJP in nine and the Congress in

  • Ashraf Ghani, Sushma Swaraj

    Ashraf Ghani meets Sushma Swaraj, to hold talks with Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday called on Afghan President Ashraf Ghani here, ahead of delegation level talks between Ghani and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Ghani arrived in India on Monday night on a three-day state visit, his first after becoming president seven months ago.  He was received at Palam airport by Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha.

  • Nepali Consulate, Earthquake

    No contact with home, Nepalese consulate staff a worried lot

    Kolkata: Officials of the Nepalese Consulate here are spending sleepless nights as they have not been able to get in touch with their families back home since Saturday, when the massive earthquake jolted the Himalayan country and killed over 4000 people.