Free Press Journal
  • Messi, Neymar and Suarez are divas, says Ballack

    Munich: Former Germany captain Michael Ballack on Tuesday said Barcelona forwards Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar are sometimes like divas and the trio’s unwillingness to defend could be the undoing of their side in the Champions League final.

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    MH17 may have been shot down by Ukrainian missile: Russian firm

    Moscow: If one presumes the Malaysia Airlines’ flight MH17 was shot down by an air defence system from the ground, it has to be acknowledged a Buk-M1 system armed with a 9M38M1 missile was the weapon used, a Russian weapons manufacturer said on Tuesday.

  • Najeeb Jung, Arvind Kejriwal

    Jung-AAP row escalates – over anti-corruption wing

    New Delhi: A simmering row between Delhi’s AAP government and Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung escalated on Tuesday after he challenged the government decision to appoint Bihar Police officials in the city’s Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB), saying it was he who headed the anti-graft body.

  • Sartaj Aziz

    India setting conditions for resumption of talks ironical: Pak

    Islamabad: Pakistan today hit back at India for setting conditions for the resumption of talks, calling it “ironical”. “When India keeps violating ceasefire at the Line of Control and the Working Boundary, indulges in worst human rights violations against helpless Kashmiris in Indian occupied Kashmir, and undertakes subversive activities in Pakistan, then asking Pakistan to create an environment free of violence only sounds ironical,” Pakistan PM’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said.

  • Top Muslim Brotherhood leaders arrested in Egypt

    Cairo: Two top leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood have been arrested by Egyptian authorities for forming a terrorist cell that passed on information on state institution to foreign bodies, the latest in a crackdown on the banned outfit.

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    Pakistani actress Urwa refuses Ekta Kapoor’s ‘Azhar’

    Karachi: It is being rumored that Pakistani actress Urwa Hocane desires to do meaty roles in Bollywood and she is getting offers for the same as well. The 23-year-old actress claimed that she refused to play the lead role in Ekta Kapoor’s latest production ‘Azhar’, which is a film based on the former cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin and will see Emraan Hashmi as the lead male, reported the Express Tribune.

  • Dil Dhadakne Do

    Javed Akhtar to screen ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ for Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: Veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar has organised a special screening of his daughter Zoya Akhtar’s forthcoming film “Dil Dhadakne Do” for Finance Minister Arun Jaitley here on Tuesday evening. “Javed sahab has kept a special screening of ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ for Arun Jaitley,” Ritesh Sidhwani, who co-owns the film’s production banner Excel Entertainment with Javed’s son Farhan, said in a statement.

  • Microsoft

    Microsoft to acquire productivity app Wunderlist

    Washington:  Microsoft is set to acquire 6Wunderkinder GmbH, the Germany-based startup that created and develops Wunderlist for an amount between USD 100 million and USD 200 million. According to the Verge, the deal has not been finalised as yet. The deal represents Microsoft’s latest move to boost its mobile presence and cover all bases around productivity software. Wunderlist has earned favourable reviews among Android, iOS, and Windows Phone users.

  • BCCI

    No DRS during India series: BCB President

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan has said that the Decision Review System (DRS) will not be used in the upcoming home series against starting June 10. Even though the umpire referral system was in place during the series against Pakistan, but because of BCCI’s anti-DRS stand the BCB has decided not to use the system in the one-off Test and the three ODIs.

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    Eating steaks post prostate cancer diagnosis can increase death risk

    Washington: If you have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, it’s better to lay off Western diet, which includes red and processed meat, high-fat dairy foods, and refined grains. According to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the consuming Western diet can significantly increase risk of both prostate cancer-related mortality and overall mortality compared with eating a diet rich in vegetables, fruits, fish, whole grains, and healthy oils.

  • Sardar Singh

    New game-plan will help boost the mid-field position: Sardar

    New Delhi: Gearing up for the upcoming FIH Hockey World League Semi-Finals, Indian men’s hockey captain Sardar Singh today said that his team is working on a new game plan, which is expected to give boost the mid-field position.

  • Sleep

    Sleep more to avoid Alzheimer’s, memory loss

    Washington: A new study has revealed that poor sleep is linked to toxic buildup of Alzheimer’s protein and memory loss. Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have found compelling evidence that poor sleep, particularly a deficit of the deep, restorative slumber needed to hit the save button on memories, is a channel through which the beta-amyloid protein believed to trigger Alzheimer’s disease attacks the brain’s long-term memory.

  • Vitamins

    Calcium, vitamin D supplements ‘don’t ease’ menopausal hot flushes

    Washington: As per a new study, vitamin D and calcium supplements do not improve menopausal symptoms. The study found that women who took vitamin D and calcium supplements had the same number of menopausal symptoms as women who did not take the supplements. The study, which involved 34,157 women ages 50-79, is part of the Women’s Health Initiative, one of the largest clinical trials ever undertaken to address the most common causes of death,

  • `I am not perfect`, says Andy Murray

    Paris: World number three Andy Murray has insisted that he was not perfect and was trying to tone down the use of bad language on court.

  • ‘Recycled’ kidneys for transplant come a step closer

    New York: Donated kidneys that are discarded due to abnormalities or other factors may soon be “recycled” to engineer tailor-made replacement kidneys for patients, the US scientists have reported in two studies. “We believe these two studies provide critical information to the booming field of organ bio engineering as it applies to the kidney,” said Giuseppe Orlando, transplant surgeon at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in the US.

  • Anurag Thakur

    Announcement on Dravid’s role when time comes: Thakur

    New Delhi: Suspense over a role for former captain Rahul Dravid in the BCCI continued today with Board Secretary Anurag Thakur saying that his services would be sought at an appropriate time. “For any cricketer of that stature, BCCI would like to have their services. When the time comes, an announcement will be made. Not everybody can be on the same panel,” Thakur told ‘Times Now’ explaining Dravid’s absence from the newly-constituted BCCI

  • Government, India Inc. welcome RBI rate cut

    New Delhi/Mumbai: Major stakeholders of the Indian economy, especially the government, India Inc. and investment funds, welcomed the third policy rate cut announced by the apex bank on Tuesday.

  • Bruce Jenner

    Kris mistreated me: Caitlyn Jenner

    Los Angeles: Former Olympian Bruce Jenner, who is officially a woman with the name Caitlyn, has slammed ex wife Kris Jenner for being “controlling”.Jenner, 65, has posed as Caitlyn on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine, two months after coming out as woman. She got divorced from Kris in March after 24 years of marriage.

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    Iggy Azalea engaged to Nick Young

    Los Angeles: Singer Iggy Azalea has got engaged to Nick Young, who popped the question to her at his birthday party with a $500,000 ring. The 24-year-old pop star has agreed to marry Young, whom she has been dating since October 2013, after the Los Angeles Lakers player proposed at his 30th birthday party on Monday, reports