Free Press Journal
  • Open war between Najeeb Jung and Arvind Kejriwal

    New Delhi: In an open confrontation, Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today appointed senior bureaucrat Shakuntala Gamlin as acting Chief Secretary of the city government notwithstanding strong reservations by Kejriwal dispensation which termed the decision as “unconstitutional”.

  • Jennifer Lopez And Casper Smart

    Jennifer Lopez spends free time with former beau

    Los Angeles : Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez, who has repeatedly insisted she is single, is reportedly spending all of her free time with former boyfriend Casper Smart.

  • B B King, the king of Blues, dies at 89

    Los Angeles : B B King, the Blues legend who redefined an era with classics like ‘The Thrill Is Gone,”
    “Please Love Me,” and “My Lucille,” has died at the age of 89.

  • Serena Williams

    Serena Williams withdraws from Rome Masters with elbow injury

    Rome: World’s No.1 women’s tennis player Serena Williams has announced her withdrawal from the Rome Masters due to an elbow injury. “We have to make the right decisions for the future, not for now. You know I hate, hate quitting, and this isn’t quitting, it’s just making a good decision,” Williams said on Thursday, the defending champion of the tournament, reports Efe.  Williams was set to meet her compatriot Christina McHale after eliminating

  • Will be with Atletico Madrid for next season: Koke

    Madrid: Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke has quashed speculation linking him with Premier League football club Chelsea, insisting he will be at Vicente Calderon next season.  “Yes, I will play here,” the 23-year-old was quoted as saying by AS.com on Friday.  Speaking on his former Atletico teammate Filipe Luis who was bought by Chelsea, Koke said: “Filipe Luis is more than a teammate, he is a friend, so he would be welcome here.”

  • Sardar Singh

    Hockey core probables camp to begin on Saturday

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final, a preparatory camp for the Indian men’s core probables will commence at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Saturday and will continue till June 9. Forty-Eight players will be part of the initial camp, wherein they will be gauged on their skills and how they play under pressure. Following a week training session of the camp, the top 33 core

  • Gautam Gambhir

    IPL great stage, but first class cricket more vital: Gautam Gambhir

    Mumbai: Praising IPL for improving young cricketers’ temperament to play under pressure, Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir today also emphasised that performance in first class cricket should be the yardstick to judge them rather than the cash- rich and glamorous T20 event.

  • Shabana Azmi

    Focus on films, not fashion at Cannes, says Shabana Azmi

    Mumbai : Film and theatre veteran Shabana Azmi rues how fashion is taking away the attention from cinema at the 68th Cannes International Film Festival. She says the film gala should be treated seriously and not as a fashion parade ground.

  • Shahrukh Khan

    Shahrukh Khan goes shirtless for 13 mn Twitter followers

    Mumbai : Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan devised a unique ‘shirtless’ way to thank his fans and followers after he amassed a massive following of 13 million fans on Twitter. SRK thanked his followers for making the virtual platform “colourful” for him.

  • Ajinkya Rahane

    There can be only one wall, says Ajinkya Rahane

    Mumbai: India batsman Ajinkya Rahane today thanked former captain Rahul Dravid for the encomiums showered on him yesterday, but insisted he cannot be compared to “The Wall.”

  • Madan Mitra

    High Court transfers Madan Mitra’s bail plea to city sessions court

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court today directed that the Chief Judge of the city sessions court would hear the bail prayer of West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra in the Saradha scam after the CBI sought transfer of the plea from Alipore district court. Accepting CBI’s objection to the chief judge of Alipore district court hearing the bail application of Mitra, Justice R K Bag directed that the matter be transferred to the city sessions

  • Code Red

    Television show ‘Code Red’ clocks 100 episodes

    Mumbai : TV show “Code Red”, which unravels the unexplained paranormal occurrences and other stories based on human frailties and strengths, reached the 100-episode milestone with its latest series “Talaash”.