Free Press Journal
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    Congress for SC-monitored CBI probe into Vyapam scam

    New Delhi: Accusing Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan of “misleading” the investigation into the Vyapam scam, the Congress on Monday demanded a Supreme Court-monitored CBI probe.

  • Karn Sharma

    ‘Injured’ Karn Sharma ruled out of Zimbabwe tour

    New Delhi : Leg spinner Karn Sharma has been ruled out of India’s upcoming tour of Zimbabwe after he fractured his middle finger. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) made the formal announcement on Twitter saying, “Karn Sharma has been ruled out of India’s tour of Zimbabwe due to finger injury.” The cricket board has however, said that no replacement will be made for the injured player. India is scheduled to play

  • India Hockey

    Indian hockey eves arrive to grand welcome

    New Delhi: Having all but booked a berth in next year’s Rio Olympics, Indian women’s hockey team today arrived here early morning to a grand welcome amidst beating of drums and loud cheers. A large contingent of officials and media gathering was present at the airport to receive the team, which finished fifth at the just-concluded Hockey World League Semifinals in Antwerp, Belgium.

  • Kailash-Vijayvargiya

    Vijayvargiya defends his remarks over deceased journalist

    New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh minister and BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Monday defended his remarks over deceased journalist Akshay Singh, saying he was only “joking” and was quoted “out of context”.

  • Oommen Chandy

    CPI MLA playing petty politics: Oommen Chandy

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Monday said strict action would be taken against those trying to prevent government officials from discharging official duties.

  • FTII Protests

    FTII member Pallavi Joshi resigns; backs students demands

    Pune: Noted actress Pallavi Joshi has resigned as member of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Society in support of the striking students’ demands that include revoking appointment of TV actor Gajendra Chauhan as chairman of governing council. “There is no point in continuing as member of the FTII Society if the students with whom I wanted to interact as future prospects of the film industry, are unhappy,” she told PTI

  • Angelo Mathews

    Ton-up Mathews sets Pakistan 377-run target

    Pallekele: Sri Lanka’s captain Angelo Mathews hit a century to set Pakistan a tough target of 377 runs to win the series-deciding third and final Test here today. Mathews was last man out for 122 as Sri Lanka took their overnight score of 228-5 to 313 before they were all out in their second innings at the stroke of lunch on the fourth day. Fast bowler Imran Khan, operating with the second new ball, took all

  • Lewis Hamilton, Nico Roseberg

    Lewis Hamilton battles past Nico Rosberg, rain to clinch thrilling British GP

    London: Reigning Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton recovered from a shaky start and rain to win an exciting British Grand Prix at Silverstone. Although Hamilton suffered a bad start by losing the lead off the line to both Williams vehicles, he had to wait until the first round of pit stops to reclaim the lead, the BBC reported. However, the race turned out to be the best of the season when rain showers

  • Divya Dutta

    It is wrong to categorise actors: Divya Dutta

    New Delhi: Actress Divya Dutta says she feels bad when people categorise actors into different roles. “I don’t understand why anybody would categorise an actor. A role is a role. You could do a supporting role, you could do a lead, you could do a negative. Why should we categorise an actor then,” Dutta told PTI on the sidelines of the 6th Jagran Film Festival, which came to a close last night here.

  • Police Recruitment

    Haryana to recruit 7,200 police personnel

    Chandigarh: As many as 7,200 police personnel, including 1,000 women, will soon be recruited in the state, Haryana Director General of Police Y S Singhal said today. This time, written examination will be a part of the recruitment process. Out of 100, 95 marks will be for physical test and written examination, while the interview will carry only five marks.

  • PSU banks need higher capitalisation for dealing with NPAs

    New Delhi: RBI Deputy Governor R Gandhi today said public sector banks need higher capitalisation than budgeted to strengthen balance sheet and dealing with NPAs. “Need higher capitalisation in PSU banks for balance sheet growth, dealing with NPAs. Need capital infusion for three things — to meet Basel III, better provisioning and improving banks business,” he said here.

  • Brothers

    Akshay shares teaser of Kareena’s song in ‘Brothers’

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Akshay Kumar today teased fans by sharing a sneak-peek of Kareena Kapoor’s sizzling item number from his upcoming film “Brothers”. In the 30-seconds teaser of the song titled “Mera Naam Mary”, Kareena is seen in a seductive avatar, shimmering in a silver outfit. “Here’s the exclusive teaser of #MeraNaamMary from @Brothers2015. Enjoy!,” Akshay, 47, posted on twitter. The action-drama has been directed by Karan Malhotra and is an official remake of the 2011 Hollywood film

  • Sensex

    Greece result subdues markets; Sensex down nearly 100 points

    Mumbai: Investor sentiments were subdued as Greece through Sunday’s referendum rejected the new terms for a bailout package, which led a barometer index of the Indian equity markets to trade in the red during the mid-afternoon session on Monday.

  • LYCOS, Slingshot Power partner to help homeowners enjoy benefits of solar

    New Delhi: LYCOS today announced that it has joined forces with Slingshot Power, a clean energy company in the process of going national and one of the major players in the clean energy movement, to encourage energy conservation and simplify the transition for homeowners.

  • Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis

    Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis marry secretly?

    Los Angeles: Hollywood star couple Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis have reportedly tied the knot.  The couple are said to have tied the knot over the weekend, but neither the pair nor their representatives have confirmed the news, reports  Kutcher and Kunis sparked wedding rumours in January after Kutcher, 37, posted a cryptic image on Facebook with the words: “Happy New Year Love The Kutchers” written on the sand.  Later in

  • Chris Evans, Elizabeth Olsen

    Chris Evans, Elizabeth Olsen are dating

    Los Angeles : Actor Chris Evans has been quietly dating Elizabeth Olsen for a few months while filming “Captain America: Civil War”. The “Avengers: Age of Ultron” co-stars have been dating for months, reported Ace Showbiz. “Chris and Lizzie are definitely involved in some kind of ultra-secret romance that’s being kept under wraps while they shoot,” a source said. “The attraction between them has been there from day one.” The 34-year-old “Captain America: The First Avenger” actor allegedly

  • Khloe Kardashian, James Harden

    Khloe Kardashian, James Harden spotted on a date in Las Vegas

    Los Angeles: “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” star Khloe Kardashian and NBA star James Harden have sparked dating rumour as the two were spotted together in Las Vegas. The 31-year-old reality star celebrated the Fourth of July by having a date night with the NBA superstar in Las Vegas though she is still legally married to her estranged husband Lamar Odom, reported Ace Showbiz. Khloe and James were spotted having dinner at an Asian restaurant, Red

  • spicejet_airlines

    SpiceJet lowers fares in limited period offer

    New Delhi: Budget airline SpiceJet today rolled out another limited period low fare scheme, offering starting ticket prices as low as Rs 1,899 for flights across western and southern domestic network. The latest sale offer “Red Hot Fares” with an all-inclusive starting ticket price of Rs 1,899 can be availed for flying on routes such as Mumbai-Goa, Ahmedabad-Mumbai, Bangalore-Hyderabad, Chennai-Bangalore, Pune-Bangalore, and many more, SpiceJet said in a release.

  • Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Martin

    Jennifer Lawrence-Chris Martin put split rumours to rest

    Los Angeles: “Hunger Games” actress Jennifer Lawrence and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin were spotted spending quality time together putting break-up rumours to rest. The 24-year-old actress and her musician lover were seen taking a stroll in Manhattan on Friday, reported People magazine. “They were walking arm-in-arm, in a hurry it seemed. It looked like they were dressed for date night,” a source said. The last time Martin, 38, and Lawrence were seen together before there