Free Press Journal
  • Maggi Noodles

    Noodle market needs quality reassurance to regain hold: ITC

    Kolkata: As controversy shrouds major noodle brands, the market will need quality assurance to reinstate the brands and regain the lost consumer confidence, ITC Ltd. chairman Y.C. Deveshwar said here on Friday.

  • Kareena to be the showstopper at the Lakme Grand Finale

    Mumbai: Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan will be the showstopper for the grand finale of Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2015. Kareena will be the muse to designer Gaurav Gupta’s vision for the Lakme Sculpt line this season.

  • NIIF will function like SWF, to be operational by Dec: Jayant Sinha

    New Delhi: The proposed Rs 20,000-crore National Investment and Infrastructure Fund will function as a sovereign wealth fund like Singapore’s Temasek and operate at “arm’s length” from the government, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said today.

  • ‘Almost certain’ that wreckage from MH370: Malaysia

    Paris/Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian authorities and international experts were “almost certain” that the plane wreckage found on Reunion island was part of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, media reports said on Friday.

  • AI flight with 200 passengers onboard returns due to rat

    New Delhi: National carrier Air India’s Milan-bound flight carrying around 200 passengers from Indira Gandhi International Airport had to cut short its journey and return to the city after being airborne for more than two hours due suspected presence of a rodent onboard. The incident happened last night.

  • Met Tiger Memon in PoK after 1993 blasts: Kashmir MLA

    Srinagar: Former militant-turned Congress MLA Usman Majeed today stoked a controversy by claiming he had met Tiger Memon after the 1993 Mumbai blasts in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir during which he seemed “worried” about his brother Yakub’s surrender fearing the ISI might kill him.

  • Bangladesh vs South Africa: Heavy rain washes out second day’s cricket

    Mirpur (Bangladesh): A heavy downpour washed out the morning session and heavy rain resumed again in the afternoon, prompting the umpires to call off the second day’s play of the Bangladesh-South Africa Test match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium here on Friday.


    Movie Review: Southpaw – Visceral Sports  Drama 

    Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whitaker, Rachel McAdams, Oona Laurence, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Naomie Harris, Miguel Gomez
    Director: Antoine Fuqua 
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  • Movie Review: The Vatican Tapes – Apocalyptic Horror

    Cast: Olivia Taylor Dudley, Michael Peña, Dougray Scott, Peter Andersson,Djimon Hounsou,John Patrick Amedori, Cas Anwar
    Director: Mark Neveldine
    At the outset, let me warn the viewer about regarding this movie as gospel truth (remember the Dan Brown potboilers?) We could debate till kingdom come about the best  response to evil (as in  terrorism) but I’m afraid The Vatican Tapes ignores a radical

  • Steven Finn

    England chasing 121 to win 3rd Ashes test

    Birmingham: England needs 117 more runs to win the third Ashes test after dismissing Australia for 265 in its second innings today with Steven Finn taking 6-79. At lunch on the third day, England was 4-0, chasing 121 for victory and a 2-1 series lead.

  • Movie Review: Pixels – Zany and Colorful

    Cast: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad,Brian Cox,Dan Aykroyd, Sean Bean    
    Director: Chris Columbus
    Designed to please  Atari and NIntendo fans, this manic 3D  animated, sci fi action comedy helmed by Chris Columbus ( of  “Home Alone” and Harry Potter fame ) tells the story of dumb and dangerous aliens who misinterpret

  • Sri Lankan election protests

    Woman killed, 13 injured in Sri Lanka election violence

    Colombo: Masked gunmen today opened indiscriminate fire at a poll campaign rally of the ruling UNP attended by the finance minister here in the Sri Lankan capital, killing a woman and injuring 13 others in the first major violence ahead of the August 17 parliamentary elections. The gunmen reportedly reached the venue of the rally in Bloemendhal area in two vehicles and sprayed bullets into the crowd of around 500 to 600 people

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    Black Mass Official Trailer #3 (2015)

    The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.

  • Beijing in 2022 Olympics

    Beijing wins IOC vote for 2022 Winter Games

    Kuala Lumpur: Beijing on Friday narrowly won an IOC vote for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games that secured its place in sporting history. The Chinese capital beat Almaty of Kazakhstan by just 44 votes to 40, with one abstention, to become the first city to be awarded the summer and winter Games.

  • Tiger Woods

    Woods confirms for Hero World Challenge Golf

    New Delhi: The annual Hero World Challenge received a big boost today with the confirmation that legendary golfer Tiger Woods will participate at the event to be held at Bahamas from December 3 to 6. Woods confirmation and exemption into the tournament assumes special importance as the Hero World Challenge is a special event, open only to players in the Top-50 of the world. Woods, who is making a comeback, is unlikely to

  • Indians kidnapped by ISIS

    Two of four Indians kidnapped in Libya released

    New Delhi: Two of the four Indians abducted in Sirte in Libya have been released, officials said on Friday.  External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted: “Four Indians abducted in Libya – I am happy we have been able to secure the release of Lakshmikant and Vijay Kumar. Trying for other two.”


    Vyapam: SC asks CBI to inform it on taking over maximum cases

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today told CBI to inform it in three weeks about taking over of investigation of maximum number of cases out of 185 arising from Madhya Pradesh’s Vyapam scam. The apex court also asked the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) that it should be in a position by next date of hearing on August 7 to fill necessary vacancies in the CBI as the agency has complained that

  • Money

    Govt seeks Parliament nod for Rs 25,500 cr addl spending

    New Delhi: Government today sought Parliament’s nod to spend an additional Rs 25,500 crore in the current fiscal, nearly half of which will be spent on capital infusion into state-owned banks to help them overcome the high bad loans situation. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in the first supplementary demands for grant presented in Parliament, sought approval for gross spending of Rs 40,821.88 crore. Net cash expenditure would however be lower at Rs 25,495.24