Free Press Journal
  • Two found murdered in school premises

    New Delhi: A guard working at a public school and his brother were found murdered in the school premises near Lt General Najeeb Jung’s residence this morning and Rs 24,000 allegedly stolen from the principal’s office, police said today. “Blood-stained bodies of the guard Sunil (40) and his brother Anil (25) were recovered from the premises of United Christian Senior Secondary School on Raj Niwas marg this morning,” a senior police official said. “It seems they

  • Fawad Khan

    Would love to work with a talented actor like Kareena: Fawad Khan

    Mumbai: Pakistani actor Fawad Khan says he would definitely like to do a film with Kareena Kapoor Khan. Recently, a picture of Fawad and Kareena went viral,giving rise to speculation that they are working in a film together. “We happened to shoot in the same studio where she was present for ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ and I was shooting for Giovani. As far as the question of working with her goes, I would love to work

  • varun dhawan

    I was spellbound to see Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol: Varun Dhawan

    Mumbai: Actor Varun Dhawan, who will be seen sharing screen space with Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol in Rohit Shetty’s “Dilwale”, says he was in awe of both the actors. “First time when I saw them (SRK-Kajol) I was spellbound… I was starring at them. They are one of the most loved couples. People are going to watch them after so many years. It’s just going to be amazing,” the 28-year-old actor said at

  • Devendra Fadnavis

    Yakub Memon execution: Maharashtra Govt. will follow SC’s directives, says Fadnavis

    New Delhi : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday said that the state government would follow the directives given by the Supreme Court over the execution of 1993 Mumbai blasts prime accused Yakub Memon. “The Supreme Court has made a decision on this issue. Whatever directives will be given by the court, the Maharashtra Government will act according to that. We will provide more information on this matter when the time is

  • Prashant Bhushan

    ‘Politically neutral’ people should be appointed to DCW chief’s post : Prashant Bhushan

    New Delhi : Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan on Wednesday criticized the Aam Aadmi Party for naming Swati Maliwal as the next Delhi Commission for Women chief, opining that ‘politically neutral’ people should be appointed to DCW chief’s post. “Politically neutral people should be appointed on such posts. The AAP also misusing these posts like others and has completely gone off the path of alternative politics, which it had set out to take,” Prashant

  • Caitlyn Jenner

    Caitlyn Jenner excludes ex-wives from ESPYs awards night

    Washington DC : Caitlyn Jenner might have invited her entire family to be a part of her big night when she receives the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs, but her former wives’ names are not on the guest list. Tabloid media revealed that Chrystie Crownover, Linda Thompson and Kris Jenner would not be attending the ceremony as the 65-year-old reality TV star only wants her family there and her former wives

  • Farmer Suicide

    Farmer commits suicide in Muzaffarnagar

    Muzaffarnagar (UP): A 26-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself in Badkali village in the district here. Sachin Tyagi, brother of former village head Bipin Tyagi, shot himself yesterday, police said today. The victim was under depression but the cause of suicide was yet to be ascertained, SHO of Kotwali police station Chaman Singh said. The body has been sent for post-mortem, he added. In another incident, a 40-year-old farmer, Kirshanpal, was found dead under mysterious circumstances in

  • Baahubali

    ‘Baahubali’ collects Rs. 215 crore in first five days

    Chennai: S.S. Rajamouli’s magnum opus “Baahubali”, which is turning out to be the biggest south Indian blockbuster, has entered the Rs.200 crore club worldwide in just five days since its release, setting another new record. “This is said to be fastest an Indian film has entered the Rs.200 crore club. It has grossed a whopping Rs.215 crore till Tuesday at the ticket window worldwide. There hasn’t been a major dip in the collections

  • Raheem Sterling, Liverpool

    Raheem Sterling thanks Reds after record-breaking City move

    London : Raheem Sterling tried to make his peace with Liverpool following his record-breaking move to Premier League rivals Manchester City on Tuesday. The 20-year-old forward became English football’s most expensive player after passing a medical in a five-year deal worth an initial £44 million that could rise to £49 million (USD 76 million, 68 million euro).

  • John Isner

    Top seed Isner toppled by Ram on Newport grass

    Newport (United States): US top seed John Isner crashed out Tuesday in the opening round of the ATP Hall of Fame Championships, losing to 161st-ranked countryman Rajeev Ram 6-7 (5/7) 6-3 7-6 (10/8). Isner, ranked 18th, was coming off a third-round Wimbledon exit at the hands of reigning US Open champion Marin Cilic after dropping the fifth set 12-10. He was seeking a third title at Newport and the 10th ATP crown of his career.

  • Shane Watson

    Shane Watson faces axe as Australia seek to level Ashes

    London: Australia, reeling from the late withdrawal of wicket-keeper Brad Haddin, are reportedly set to drop Shane Watson for the second Ashes Test at Lord’s on Thursday as they bid to level the five-match series at 1-1. Watson was twice out lbw cheaply in all-too familiar
    fashion as England, against many pre-series predictions, won the first Test in Cardiff by the crushing margin of 169 runs with more than a day to spare last week.

  • Ricky Ponting

    Ricky Ponting has Olympic Twenty20 vision

    London: Australia great Ricky Ponting has given his public support to calls by the MCC world cricket committee for Twenty20 cricket to be included as an Olympic sport. Some officials in major cricket nations such as England have long been resistent to the idea of the sport joining the Olympics, fearing the impact it could have on its own home season. But others within cricket see the Games as an ideal way to spread the game globally,

  • Leonardo DiCaprio

    Leonardo DiCaprio donates a whopping $15 M to save the planet

    Washington DC : Leonardo DiCaprio is utilising his money to protect our planet as the actor’s foundation has given a massive 15 million US dollars for the cause. In a press release, the 40-year-old said that, the planet has been under destruction continuously and it could no longer be ignored, US Magazine reported. Around 27 organisations working for “innovative and impactful conservation projects around the globe” received grants and additional money went to

  • Pluto

    Celebrations as NASA’s New Horizons calls to confirm successful Pluto flyby

    Washington DC : After NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft phoned home to confirm the successful and historic first-ever flyby of Pluto, the mission team called for celebrations. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said, “I know today we’ve inspired a whole new generation of explorers with this great success, and we look forward to the discoveries yet to come. This is a historic win for science and for exploration. We’ve truly, once again raised the bar

  • Yakub Memon

    Mumbai blasts accused Yakub Memon likely to be executed on July 30

    Mumbai : Yakub Memon, one of the prime accused in the 1993 Mumbai blasts, is likely to be hanged on July 30, the first execution related to the spate of violence that had hit the city, leading the death of over 250 people. According to reports, the execution will take place if Memon’s mercy petition is rejected by the Supreme Court, after his appeals against the death sentence were rejected by the apex

  • Nuclear deal

    Iran nuke deal set to face ‘hostile’ US Congress

    London : A day after world powers and Iran concluded the long-drawn talks with a historic nuclear deal, the battle is now set to move to Washington as the Obama administration initiates a three-month campaign to prevent the hard-won deal from being trashed by the Congress, which is dominated by Republicans.

  • Barack Obama critic Indian-American filmmaker ordered psych counselling

    Washington: A New York Judge has ordered Dinesh D’Souza, an Indian-American conservative scribe and Obama critic filmmaker, to do community service for four more years for breaking campaign-finance laws and undergo further counselling. Judge Richard Berman clarified Monday that under the sentence he handed down after D’Souza pleaded guilty last year, he has to do eight hours each week for the entire five years he’s on probation and not just the eight

  • rupee up

    Rupee up 4 paise to 63.35 against dollar in early trade

    Mumbai: The rupee strengthened by 4 paise to 63.35 against the US dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on selling of American currency by exporters. A fall in dollar against major world currencies globally helped strengthen the domestic currency, dealers said. Besides, increased selling of dollar by exporters and banks and a higher opening in the domestic equity market, supported the rupee, dealers said. The rupee had recovered 13 paise to end at 63.39 against

  • Sensex up

    Sensex surges 127 points in early trade

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Wednesday was trading at 127.06 points or 0.45 percent up during the morning session. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading at 36.20 points or 0.43 percent up at 8,490.30 points.  The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 28,022.14 points, was trading at 28,059.96 points (at 9.26 a.m.)

  • Congress pays tributes to K Kamaraj on his birth anniversary

    New Delhi : The Congress on Wednesday paid tributes to former Tamil Nadu chief minister K Kamaraj on his birth anniversary. The official twitter account of the grand old party shared the message. “Our humble tribute to Bharat Ratna K. Kamaraj,Our Inspiration,who played a leading role in shaping India’s destiny,” it posted. Born on July 15, 1903, Bharat Ratna awardee Kamaraj was a former president of the Congress part and is widely acknowledged as being