Free Press Journal
  • Brazilian swimmer killed in a hit-and-run accident

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian swimmer Sarah Correa, a silver medallist at the 2011 Pan American Games, has died after being hit by a car while waiting at a bus stop here. The 22-year-old was declared brain dead after being taken unconscious to Miguel Couto hospital, according to a Facebook post on Saturday by her mother, Maria Fatima Alves Goncalves, reports Xinhua. Another pedestrian, 58-year-old Paulo Soares, was also struck by the vehicle

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Too early to be optimistic about Rahul Gandhi

    These are days of quick judgments. So Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is attracting a lot of comments within a few weeks of his return from a mysterious 56-day sabbatical. However, it is too early to be optimistic and the only real relief is that he has not mucked up his return. The Congress is suffering from the aftermath of its worst ever electoral defeat and even though the BJP does not seem

  • Divya Kosla Kumar dazzles

    Divya Kosla Kumar has repeatedly proven to be a fashionista in all sense and has done so again. At Gauri Khan’s party which was held last evening. The fashion icon was spotted donning a stylishly side slit ensemble, designed by Parul Bhargava’s label, Mirage and accessorizing it with contemporary styled earring by Outhouse at Minerali and a cocktail ring by Prerto. She was wearing the stunning dress at a high tea event

  • Saradha scam: Mukul Roy unlikely to be quizzed again

    Kolkata : Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Mukul Roy is unlikely to be questioned again in the Saradha ponzi scam or named as an accused, according to the CBI’s Special Crime Branch probing the case.

  • 3,400 migrants rescued at sea in Mediterranean

    Rome: More than 3,400 migrants were rescued at sea, mainly off Libya, as Europe seeks ways to deal with the flood of people trying to reach its shores following a series of deadly shipwrecks.

  • Cricketer Rohit Sharma gets engaged

    Mumbai: Indian cricketer and IPL team Mumbai Indians’ skipper Rohit Sharma got engaged to sports events manager Ritika Sajdeh. According to reports, Rohit, 28, proposed to 28-year-old Ritika at the Borivli Sports Club, the ground where he began his career. Rohit is the record holder for the highest run score in One-Day-International cricket history (264 against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens). He has known Ritika for the last six years. She

  • Got a lot of hard work to do: Coach Moody

    Hyderabad : Buoyed by the win against table-toppers Chennai Super Kings, SunRisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody said his team still has quite a distance to go and will need to continue the momentum in its remaining games.

  • Muzaffar Ali: In love with Lucknow

    Renaissance man, designer and filmmaker, Muzaffar Ali, best known for his classic ‘Umrao Jaan’, will be wooing the Hindi film screen shortly with ‘Jaanisaar’.  The very cultured Muzaffar Ali, who hails from the royal Muslim Rajput family of Kotwara, is also a poet, an artist, a music lover, a revivalist and a social worker.

  • Army officer held for rape

    Nashik: A senior Army officer, posted at Artillery Centre here, was arrested for allegedly raping a 21-year-old mentally-challenged woman at his residence in Deolali Camp.

  • Secular Growth: India 10% vs China 6%?

    India-China comparisons have come to the fore in global policy debates. As per figures of the International Fund (IMF), as against India’s growth rate of 7.2 per cent in 2014, China’s growth rate is 7.4 per cent. For 2015, the IMF forecasts are for a growth rate of 7.5 per cent for India and a growth of 6.8 per cent for China, making India the fastest growing country in the world. With

  • 1 dead, 14 cops hurt in football rioting in Poland

    Warsaw : A man died after being hit by a rubber bullet and 14 police officers were injured in clashes that erupted during a Polish league football match in the south of the country.

  • India draw with Japan

    Bhubaneswar : Displaying rusty defence, Indian men’s hockey team played out a 1-1 draw against Japan to begin its four-match Test series on a disappointing note on Sunday.

  • Bayside Banter – 4th May 2015

    A kaleidoscope of men, matters & moments that make the madness & magic of Mumbai

  • Shradda

    MATERIAL success, and the spiritual state attained by working with a high idealism, are interrelated and react upon each other. If you are not accurate, neat, and pure in your ordinary daily activities, you cannot be so in your inner life. It is possible to judge a person’s spirituality simply by watching how he sweeps a room. I remember there was a time when I did not pay very much attention to

  • Your Day – 4th May 2015

    Aries:- Today is likely to be an adventurous day. You will find that you happily bounce from one subject to next. Your relationship with colleagues is likely to improve.

  • “Fortune favours the brave”

     Photographer MUNNA S shares his choice images and the reason behind them…

  • Rajasthan taste ‘royal’ defeat over Devils

    Mumbai : Rajasthan Royals defeat Delhi Daredevils by 14 runs to register their sixth win this IPL season at Mumbai on Sunday. Delhi, chasing a target of 190 runs runs, fell short of 15 runs. Captain J P Duminy scored a half century but it went waste as no other batsman stood tall throughout. Earlier, Ajinkya Rahane and Karun Nair hit sparkling half centuries and got involved in a century stand to power Rajasthan Royals to an

  • Boxing India chief appeals to state associations for support

    New Delhi : Boxing India (BI) president Sandeep Jajodia on Sunday urged the boxing fraternity and state units to unanimously take a stand against the politics “which is corrupting the image of the game in the country”.