Free Press Journal
  • Veggies cheaper at wholesale mandis, costlier at retail level: Assocham

    Mumbai : Prices of some of the essential vegetables like onion, brinjal, ginger, okara, tomato (hybrid), cauliflower and cabbage dropped in 2014-15 against 2013-14 in the wholesale Mandis, but their prices at the door-step of housewives rose rather sharply, highlighted the data captured by ASSOCHAM Research. Similarly, the gap between Wholesale Price Index (WPI) inflation and the level measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), has been increasing pointing towards supply chain

  • Ronaldo hat-trick keeps Madrid in touch with eight-goal Barca

    Madrid : A Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick maintained Real Madrid’s La Liga title aspirations as they ended Sevilla’s 34-game unbeaten run at home with a 3-2 win. Victory kept the European champions just two points behind Barcelona with three games to play after Luis Suarez scored his first hat-trick for the Catalans in a 8-0 humiliation of relegated Cordoba on Saturday. Sevilla ‘keeper Sergio Rico made an incredible save from point-blank range to prevent Ronaldo opening

  • Batsmen trying very hard, but it’s not coming off: Sanjay Bangar

    Mohali : With Kings XI Punjab losing seven out of their nine matches, coach Sanjay Bangar has said batting failure and inability to chase down moderate totals has resulted in the team languishing at the bottom of the IPL points table. Going down to Mumbai Indians by 23 runs in today’s game, the George Bailey-led side remained with just 2 wins in the competition so far and Bangar blamed the batting for the

  • Arjan Bajwa to make Punjabi debut

    ArjanBajwa is all ready for his debut in Punjabi films. He will be seen in ‘Himmat Singh – King of the Ring’, a film directed by Baljit Singh Deo. For the film, Arjan had to undergo intensive training for a long period of time in order to get into the character. After chiseling his body to fit into the role he is back with a bang, all set to sizzle the screen with

  • Mumbai will look to keep momentum going: Parthiv Patel

    Mohali : Keeping their play-off hopes alive after registering their third consecutive win of the IPL season, Mumbai Indians wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel said that the team will look to keep the momentum going in the upcoming T20 cricket matches.

  • Wahingdoh defeat Salgaocar SC 4–2

    Shillong : Seityasen Singh scored a hat-trick as Royal Wahingdoh FC edged past visiting Salgaocar SC 4–2 to narrow down the gap with table toppers Mohun Bagan FC in their Hero I-League encounter at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Sunday.

  • Barcelona is one brilliant team: Carlo Ancelotti

    Madrid: Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has termed Barcelona a “brilliant team” after they thrashed Cordoba 8-0 on Saturday. “Barcelona are a brilliant team. Their attackers are very effective. They are all so good. It’s no surprise they can score so many goals,” Ancelotti was quoted as saying by goal.com. Ancelotti also expressed his thoughts on his side’s hard fought 3-2 victory over Sevilla, which not only extended their unbeaten streak to

  • Bowling variations benefited me:  seamer Anureet Singh

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab seamer Anureet Singh says he has been practising to bowl slower deliveries more consistently during the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), which has helped him pick up crucial wickets. Anureet has picked up 11 wickets from nine matches so far in the tournament and has been one of the pillars of his team’s bowling line-up. “I have been working on becoming more consistent. Like Lasith Malinga can bowl

  • Lafarge-Holcim merger not a threat to UltraTech: Birla

    Mumbai :  Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Manglam Birla said the merger of Lafarge SA and Holcim Ltd will not be a threat for UltraTech Cement, a part of the Group and the country’s largest cement maker.

  • Randeep Hooda

    Candid chat with Randeep Hooda

    Randeep Hooda certainly isn’t new to the industry but he is certainly riding high on his new found success. After giving hits like Kick and Highway, Randeep Hooda the actor, has bloomed in the spotlight from being the dark horse.

  • Dealing with black money menace

    The Modi Government needs to be commended for declaring a war on black money. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has proposed to move two key Bills in this session of Parliament which ought to put the creators and keepers of black money on notice. One concerns undisclosed foreign income and assets kept abroad. And the other pertains to the virtual criminalizing of willful tax avoidance at home. This coupled with stringent implementation of

  • Jaiveer beats Asian Games medalist Naveen

    Mangaluru: Asian Games bronze medalist Naveen Kumar was pushed to second spot by his Army team-mate Jaiveer Singh in the men’s 3000m steeplechase on the third and penultimate day of the Federation Cup Athletics Championships on Sunday. Jaiveer won the race in 8:48.56, leaving Naveen (8:49.38) yards behind. Maharashtra’s Sachin took the bronze in 8:58.13 at the Mangala Stadium. It was a sweet revenge for Jaiveer, who after winning back-to-back gold medals

  • pulkit Samrat

    Pulkit Samrat at his quirkiest best

    One of your favourite pick up lines? It has to be the one I used in Fukrey: Mujhse fraaandship karogi? If you are late on a date, what’s the best excuse you can give to the girl?

  • Neymar pays tribute to Mayweather after win

    Barcelona: Spanish football club Barcelona’s Brazilian forward Neymar has paid tribute to boxer Floyd Mayweather after his victory by a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas. Mayweather bravely outfought Pacquiao to stretch his unbeaten overall fight record to 48-0 on Saturday. “Pacquiao is an amazing fighter but for me Floyd is the one and like we said in Brazil he is “the guy”. Thanks for the show guys !! Congratulations

  • Law officers in ministries to help reduce govt litigation

    New Delhi : In a bid to shed the tag of being the biggest litigant, the government has decided to attach law officers to various central ministries to ensure that courts are only approached as a last resort and cases where chances of winning are lean are not pursued.

  • Was mentally prepared to bat at three: Russell

    Bangalore: KKR all-rounder Andre Russell has said he was mentally prepared to bat at number three against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their IPL encounter. Royal Challengers Bangalore won the match by seven wickets with two balls to spare in a rain-affected match that was curtailed to 10-overs per side. Russell blasted a 17-ball 45 studded with five boundaries and three sixes to drive his team to a competitive total of 111