Free Press Journal
  • Blackberry Smartphone

    BlackBerry ditches keyboard for new Leap smartphone

    Toronto: BlackBerry is forgoing its famous physical keyboard in its newest smartphone, media reported. The Canada-based company recently launched BlackBerry Leap in Canada.

  • Salman Khan

    Salman’s conviction stayed, enlarged on bail

    Mumbai: In a huge relief to Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, the Bombay High Court today suspended his 5-year sentence in the 2002 hit-and-run case and granted him bail pending his appeal against conviction. “He has been on bail for a long time and his liberty was not curtailed. Normally, in such cases, the appeal is admitted and an accused is granted bail,” Justice Abhay Thipsay said, while staying his conviction and granting him bail.

  • Nitin Gadkari

    Opposition demands for Nitin Gadkari’s resignation, disrupt Rajya Sabha

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha witnessed a ruckus on Friday as opposition parties led by Congress demanded resignation of Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari for alleged irregularities in a company owned by him. A report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has named Gadkari as one of the “promoters and/or directors” of Purti Sakhar Karkhana Ltd. that was sanctioned a loan of Rs. 84.12 crore by the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) in violation

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul Gandhi appears in Maharashtra court in RSS defamation case

    Thane (Mah): Rahul Gandhi today appeared in a court at Bhiwandi here in connection with a criminal defamation case for allegedly blaming RSS for assassination of Mahatma Gandhi though the Supreme Court had yesterday stayed proceedings against him in the matter. The Congress Vice President presented himself before Magistrate D P Kale in line with the commitment given by his counsel on March 30. The court posted the case for September 30.

  • Salman Fan suicide

    Salman fan attempts suicide outside high court

    Mumbai: A fan of Bollywood superstar Salman Khan attempted suicide by consuming poison outside the Bombay High Court premises here on Friday.

  • Mallikarjun Kharge

    Lok Sabha adjourns twice after ruckus over decision to extend session

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha was adjourned twice today as a joint Opposition took on the government for its decision to extend the Lok Sabha by three days, terming the move “authoritarian”. As soon as the House met for the day, the Opposition pointed to the decision to extend the Lok Sabha by three days, protesting that they were not consulted.

  • Sumitra Mahajan

    Ruckus in Lok Sabha over extension of session

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha witnessed a ruckus on Friday over extension of the current budget session till May 13, leading to two adjournments of the house during question hour.

  • Kolkata Knight Riders

    Kolkata Knight Riders to end home run on a high

    Kolkata: Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will aim for their third win on the trot and end the home leg on a high when they face a demoralised Kings XI Punjab in their next Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match, here tomorrow.

  • Kristen Stewart

    Kristen Stewart compares plastic surgery to vandalism

    Los Angeles: “Twilight” star Kristen Stewart has no desire to go under the knife and says plastic surgery is like vandalism. The 25-year-old “Clouds of Sils Maria” star says she does not want to change anything about herself, reported E! online.

  • Priyanka Chopra

    Priyanka Chopra’s ‘Quantico’ to air this fall

    Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra’s debut American TV project “Quantico” is set to air this fall. The 32-year-old actress is the first Bollywood actress to star in a pilot at ABC. The former Miss World plays a young FBI recruit Alex Parrish on “Quantico”, which also stars Jake McLaughlin, Dougray Scott and Aunjanue Ellis. “And it’s happened #QuanticoABC will air this fall @ABCNetwork @anjulaacharia @tracybrennan007 @kelilee God Bless!yay!,” Chopra posted on twitter. “Quantico” revolves around a group of young

  • Piyush Chawla

    Attacking ploy was key to success: Piyush Chawla

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders’ Leg-spinner Piyush Chawla says attacking the batsmen comes naturally to him and this strategy was precisely the reason for his success against Delhi Daredevils.

  • J P Duminy

    Powerplay made the difference: Jean Paul Duminy

    Kolkata: Ruing the missed opportunities,  here on Thursday. Chasing a stiff 172, DD managed just 36 runs from the first six overs as new opener in Manoj Tiwary batted slow, managing only 25 from 28 balls as they suffered their seventh loss of the season. “With our batting lineup, I still thought we had an opportunity chasing 172.

  • Tiger Woods delivers highlight shot in opening round at Players

    Ponte Vedra Beach: With his feet positioned near wooden planks and his ball resting on the fringe at the treacherous island green, Tiger Woods tried to decide between bellying his sand wedge and toeing his putter. He went with the iron.

  • Rory McIlroy

    Rory McIlroy two back, Jordan Spieth struggles

    Ponte Vedra Beach (US): Rory McIlroy got the better of Jordan Spieth in a battle of the world’s top two golfers on Thursday, but still found himself two shots off the Players Championship pace.

  • Charlie Hebdo

    US airstrike kills top Al Qaeda militant in Yemen

    London : A top Al Qaeda militant in the Arab Peninsula, who claimed responsibility for the attack on the Paris office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in January, has reportedly been killed in a U.S. air strike in Yemen.