Free Press Journal
  • Babanrao Lonikar

    AAP dares BJP to arrest Lonikar; make him tour varsities

    Mumbai: A day after Congress accused Maharashtra Water Supplies minister Babanrao Lonikar of holding a fake degree, the Aam Aadmi Party today dared the ruling BJP government in the state to arrest him and make him tour the institutes from where he allegedly got his educational qualification. “I dare the state government to follow the same procedure as our minister (Jitendra Tomar) was put through in Delhi.. Will this government arrest him (Lonikar)

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    Euro 2016 tickets on sale from June 10

    Paris: Euro 2016 tickets are going on sale from June 10 till July 10 to the public and supporters of the qualifying teams, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) said. There are one million tickets available in four price categories, starting at 25 euros for 43 of the 51 matches. Fans have a month to submit their applications on the official ticketing website, since tickets will be allocated via a random selection

  • Rahul Dravid

    Experience as Royals mentor will help in coaching: Rahul Dravid

    Mumbai: Former India cricket captain Rahul Dravid said the experience he gathered during his stint as mentor of Indian Premier League (IPL) side Rajasthan Royals will come handy when he starts coaching the India A and Under-19 teams. “The stint with Royals as mentor will definitely help me. The fact that I have spent a couple of years at Royals in the role of a mentor, I have seen the other side

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    Marilyn Monroe was unrecognizable with ‘false breasts, hairy legs’ when she died

    London: The funeral director, who helped prepare Marilyn Monroe’s body for burial after she died aged just 36 in 1962 following a suspected overdose, has spoken out for the first time, revealing the star’s final hours. Allan Abbott, who ran one of the most popular funeral services in the 1960s for celebrities along with Ron Hast, has written a tell-all book about his work for the stars and claims Monroe was almost unrecognizable when he saw

  • Steve McClaren

    Ex-England manager Steve McClaren named Newcastle’s head coach

    London : Former England manager Steve McClaren has been named as the new head coach of Premier League side Newcastle United. McClaren, who signed a three-year deal with the club, said that he is determined to give the supporters a team they could be proud of, the BBC has reported. The 54-year-old succeeded John Carver, who was sacked on Tuesday following a below-par performance last season. McClaren assumed charge of England from 2006 to 2007

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    Homer to leave Marge for Lena Dunham on ‘The Simpsons’

    Wellington:  Bad news for ‘The Simpsons’ fans as Homer and Marge Simpson’s 27 years marriage will finally come to an end in season 27. Executive producer Al Jean said that in the premiere episode of the show’s 27th season Homer discovers he has narcolepsy, which takes a toll on his marriage, Stuff.co.nz reported. Jean noted that Homer, who legally separates with Marge, falls in love with his pharmacist, who’s voiced by Lena Dunham, adding

  • Rihanna

    Rihanna, Karim Benzema party together in LA

    Los Angeles: Pop star Rihanna and soccer player Karim Benzema were spotted leaving together from a party at West Hollywood’s Hooray Henry’s cocktail bar. The 27-year-old singer was pictured leaving almost at the same time as the Real Madrid striker, reported Ace Showbiz. As per an after-party video, the “Where Have You Been” singer stepped out from the bar first, followed by the 27-year-old soccer player. Although they left separately, the rumored couple reportedly partied together, fueling dating speculation. The pair’s romance rumors

  • Joachim Loew

    Loew demands quick solution to uncertain future of German players

    Berlin: While the German football team’s coach Joachim Loew’s mind is focused on qualifying for the 2016 European Championship in France, the future of some of his key players is uncertain.  No less than six players in Loew’s squad are thinking about joining new clubs as Germany’s national team was beaten by the United States 1-2 in a warm-up match in Cologne on Wednesday ahead of the World Champion’s Euro qualifier against

  • George Bailey

    Australian batsman George Bailey to play for Hobart Hurricanes

    Hobart: Australia middle-order batsman George Bailey has confirmed that he has signed a two-year deal with Hobart Hurricanes in the T20 Big Bash League.  “It’s been a busy season and there is a lot to get through before the Hurricanes hit off, but the list is coming together nicely and I’m looking forward to being Hurricane again,” Bailey was quoted as saying by cricket.com.au on Thursday. The Tasmanian’s return adds further strength

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    McDonald’s movie will show dark side of the franchise

    Los Angeles: “The Founder”, an upcoming biopic on McDonald’s mastermind Ray Kroc, will showcase the dark side of the franchise, says actress-filmmaker Laura Dern. The “Jurassic Park” star, who will play Kroc’s (Michael Keaton) first wife Ethel, insists the film will be a “true depiction” of the fast food franchise and “what it meant to Americans in really positive ways,” reported E! Online.

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    Flipkart appoints Garikipati as ‘Entrepreneur in Residence’

    Bengaluru: eCommerce giant Flipkart today announced the appointment of IT industry veteran Ravi Garikipati in a newly created role ‘Entrepreneur in Residence’. In this role, Ravi will be working closely with Sachin, Binny (co-founders) and Mukesh Bansal (Head of Commerce) on new and high impact business projects, Flipkart said.

  • Parupalli Kashyap

    Parupalli Kashyap back inside top 10 in BWF ranking

    New Delhi: Riding on a semifinal finish at the Indonesia Super Series Premier badminton tournament, Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap regained his place inside the top 10 in the latest BWF’s world ranking, release today. A former World No. 6, Kashyap, who became the first Indian in 14 years to beat a reigning world number one player when he eked out a hard-fought 14-21 21-17 21-14 win over Chen Long of China last week, rose

  • Miley Cyrus

    I told my mom I love women when I was 14: Miley Cyrus

    London:  Pop star Miley Cyrus has recently revealed that she has enjoyed romantic relationships with both guys and girls since she was a teen. The 22-year-old singer said she first told her mother Tish about her same-sex feelings eight years ago, reported Contactmusic. “I remember telling her I admire women in a different way. And she asked me what that meant. And I said, ‘I love them. I love them like I love boys’,” she said.

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    Mika Singh arrested, bailed out in doctor’s assault case

    New Delhi: Bollywood singer Mika Singh was today arrested by Delhi Police for allegedly slapping a doctor at a concert in south west Delhi in April. Police said the singer was called to the Inderpuri police station in connection with the assault on Shrikant, an ophthalmologist posted at Ambedkar Hospital, and later arrested.

  • Boris Becker

    Tennis legend Boris Becker to seek British citizenship

    London : Former six-time Grand Slam champion Boris Becker has revealed that he will apply for British citizenship at some point in future after enjoying stay at Wimbledon for the last couple of years. While calling the home of the tennis championships as ‘professional home’ for 30 years and ‘private home’ for the last couple of years, Becker stated that he and his family love Wimbledon a lot, pointing to the friendly nature

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    RBI for better strategies to deal with problem of bad loans

    New Delhi: Reserve Bank today made a case for developing better strategies to deal with the problem of bad loans as hiding them would aggravate the situation for the banks as well as borrowers. “An account becoming NPA is not a sin. The time has come that it would be a better strategy that if there is a weakness in the account…rather than postponing, hiding the problem either on the part of banks

  • Pranab Mukherjee

    India-Philippines partnership will strengthen further: Pranab Mukherjee

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said the bilateral partnership between India and Philippines will strengthen in the years to come. In a message to his Filipino counterpart Benigno S. Aquino III on the eve of the country’s 117th Independence Day, Mukherjee said: “India is delighted that the Philippines is a key partner in our ‘Act East’ Policy. Our close cooperation in economic, defence-security and cultural platforms reflects our mutual trust

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    Short bouts of light exercise can keep older adults healthier

    Washington:  An easy walk, slow dancing, leisurely sports such as table tennis, household chores and other light-intensity exercise may be nearly as effective as moderate or vigorous exercise for older adults, if they get enough of that type of activity, as per a new research. The Oregon State University research indicates that 300 minutes a week of light exercise provides some significant health benefits for people over age 65.