Free Press Journal
  • Jitender Singh Tomar

    BJP protesters demand Delhi law minister’s sack

    New Delhi: Demanding the dismissal of Delhi’s Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar, who is alleged to have furnished a “fake” provisional certificate of his law degree, scores of BJP supporters staged a demonstration outside Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s house here on Wednesday.

  • Shiv VadaPav

    Congress MLA calls Shiv ‘Vada Pav’ scheme an ‘extortion racket’

    Mumbai: Terming Shiv Sena’s ‘Shiv Vada Pav’ scheme as an “extortion racket”, Congress MLA Nitesh Rane today alleged that over 90 per cent of such stall owners in Mumbai were of north Indian origin. Rane told reporters here that his NGO Swabhimaan Sangathan had conducted a sting operation at one of Shiv Vada stalls, where it found the owner was running it by flouting norms.

  • Beef Ban

    HC refuses to stay Maha law on beef ban until final hearing

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today declined to stay provisions of a recent Maharashtra law which prohibits possession, transportation and consumption of meat of cow, bulls and bullocks even if the animals have been slaughtered outside Maharashtra.

  • Anirban Lahiri

    Anirban Lahiri to meet Ryan Palmer in WGC Matchplay opener

    San Francisco: Anirban Lahiri will take on World No. 23 Ryan Palmer in the opening match of the World Golf Championships Cadillac Matchplay which gets underway at the TPC Harding Park here. The other two players in the group include Justin Rose, the runner-up at Masters and winner at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans last week, and Marc Leishman, the World No. 60, who has had a very modest season so far with three

  • Lionel Messi

    Barcelona demolish Getafe 6-0 in La Liga

    Barcelona: Strikers Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez each scored a pair of goals in FC Barcelona’s 6-0 thrashing of Getafe in La Liga here.

  • Attack on vendors, MNS

    Attack on vendors: Searches intensified to nab four accused

    Mumbai: Searches have been intensified to nab four accused who were booked yesterday for allegedly intimidating vendors in suburban Jogeshwari, police said today. The accused– Priyesh Jaisawal, Navnath Kadam, Sohan Sahu and Lahu–were booked for beating, rioting and threatening vendors in Jogeshwari east.

  • Bayern Munich

    Bayern Munich’s treble hope dashed after German Cup exit

    Berlin: German Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich were denied the opportunity of winning three trophies this season after they lost to 10-men Borussia Dortmund 3-1 in a dramatic penalty shootout at soldout Allianz Arena in the German Cup first semi-final here.

  • Dwayne Bravo

    Pressure situations get the best out of me: Dwayne Bravo

    Chennai: A brilliant last over by Dwayne Bravo helped Chennai Super Kings pull off a sensational two-run win over Kolkata Knight riders in their IPL match, and the all-rounder said he likes pressure situations as it brings the best out of him.

  • Suzanne Crough

    Actress Suzanne Crough dies at 52

    Los Angeles: Actress Suzanne Crough, best known as Tracy Partridge of the classic sitcom “The Partridge Family”, is dead. She was 52.
    According to her husband William Condray, Suzanne passed away at her home in Laughlin, near Las Vegas, on Monday, reports  Details about the cause of her death have not been identified yet as her family claimed the actress died suddenly.  Medical examiner John Fudenberg said on Tuesday that an autopsy

  • Belgian, Gregory Mertens

    Beligian footballer critical after collapsing

    Brussels: Belgian footballer Gregory Mertens is in critical condition here after he collapsed while playing for Sporting Lokeren, struck by a heart attack. The 24-year-old collapsed on the field 20 minutes into the game against Genk on Tuesday and was rushed to a hospital, reports Xinhua.  Mertens began his career in Brussels with FC Anderlecht, moved to Bruges in 2011 before transferring to Lokeren in January 2014. He has capped several times for

  • Youtube

    Youtube to start making feature films starring website’s biggest stars

    Washington : Youtube will start making feature films which will be “driven by Youtube stars” in partnership with AwesomenessTV. According to the Verge, Youtube and AwesomeTV will release various feature-length movies during the next two years. Youtube is most likely to go for personality-based films around established video stars. Youtube intends to premier the movies worldwide after which the films may be available on other platforms as well.

  • Kolkata Knight Riders’s Sunil Narine banned from bowling off-spinners in IPL

    Mumbai: Kolkata Knight Riders’ (KKR) right-arm spinner Sunil Narine has been banned from bowling off-spinners in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) for a suspected illegal action, a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) release said on Wednesday.
    He is, however, free to bowl using his other deliveries in his arsenal, the release added. He was also not banned from appearing for his IPL team in the ongoing tournament.

  • LG, G4

    LG launches new smart-phone G4

    Washington : LG has launched its new flagship smart phone G4. According to the TechCrunch, LG G4 comes with a 5.5-inch Quad HD (1440 x 2560) quantum screen. It has a 16-megapixel sensor with an extra-bright f/1.8 aperture and second-generation optical image stabilization and also 8-megapixel front camera with improved gesture control that lets users take multiple selfies in one go. In addition to that there’s also a manual mode advanced photographers, RAW

  • instagram logo

    Instagram scraps suggestive d**k-like aubergine emoji

    London : As Instagram announced its decision to allow users to hashtag emojis, it has left out an emoji that was universally used as a code for penis— the aubergine.

  • Apple SmartWatch

    Apple Watch may not work on tattooed wrists

    Washington : Users of the Apple Watch on various social media websites have reported that the device loses connection and shows inaccurate heart rate results if worn on tattooed wrists.

  • medical aid, Nepal, Earthquake

    Earth Quake-hit Nepal at high risk of landslides in coming weeks

    Washington : The threat of landslides and mudslides remains high in the earthquake-hit Nepal in the coming weeks, and the risk is likely to increase when the monsoon rains arrive this summer, scientists have warned.

  • David Cameron

    David Cameron supports ‘Make in India’; offers help to make fighter jets

    London: British Prime Minister David Cameron praised India’s initiative to become a global manufacturing hub and offered technological assistance to achieve its targets, including in developing its “own world class fighter aircraft” that is “better than Rafale.”