Free Press Journal
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    NCP demands removal of open air gym from Marine Drive

    Mumbai: Mumbai NCP today said it would set up self-help group stalls at Marine Drive seafront in south Mumbai if the open- air gymnasium on the famed promenade, inaugurated by Shiv Sena youth wing leader Aditya Thackeray, was not removed. The gym structure was illegal, said Mumbai NCP president Sachin Ahir.

  • ISIS

    Saudi Arabia says it stopped Islamic State attacks; 400 held

    Riyadh: Saudi Arabia says it has broken up planned Islamic State attacks in the kingdom, while announcing today it has arrested over 400 people in its raids. In a statement carried on the official state news agency,the Interior Ministry also accused those arrested of conducting several attacks, including an Islamic State-claimed suicide bomb in May that killed 21 people in the village of al-Qudeeh, in the oil-rich eastern Qatif region. It was the deadliest militant assault in the kingdom in


    Eid celebrated in India but no exchange of sweets at Pakistan border 

    New Delhi: Muslims across India on Saturday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Tight security arrangements were made at many places to ensure that the festival passed off peacefully, but protests broke out in Jammu and Kashmir in which a few people were injured. Muslims offered prayers at mosques, greeted each other and relished the ‘seviyan’ sweet dish.

  • Arturo Vidal

    Juventus’ Arturo Vidal close to signing for Bayern Munich

    Munich: Italian champions Juventus’ footballer Arturo Vidal is close to signing for German giants Bayern Munich though the deal has not yet been finalised. “We’re interested, but we’re not yet so far that we’ve discussed details and signed contracts,” Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge was quoted as saying by on Saturday.

  • Bajrangi Bhaijaan

    Salman Khan’s ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ mints Rs 27.25 cr on day 1

    Mumbai: Salman Khan starrer “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” has grossed over Rs 27.25 crore on the opening day and the distributors expect excellent showing over the weekend. The 49-year-old actor’s film, which is said to be critics and box office proof, did well on the eve of Eid and has positive word-of-mouth.

  • 8 must see destinations in Tripura

    The dewy landscapes, lush green valleys, and giant hill locks are what we look for in a perfect getaway. A fantasy land for nature lovers with gorgeous waterfalls, and gigantic mountains make Tripura a dream destination. One of the Seven Sister States in North- East India, Tripura is rich in culture which reflects through its top attractions especially monuments and heritage sites. If you’re a looking for an Animal Planet experience, the wildlife here

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    Varun Dhawan riding dirty in ‘Dishoom’s’ first action-filled pic

    New Delhi : Bollywood newbie Varun Dhawan has unveiled a pic of his new action-adventure film titled ‘Dishoom’ on Twitter for which he is shooting in Morocco. The photo shows 28-year-old actor performing a stunt on a bike and he seems quite excited for his upcoming flick.Showing-off his biking skills, the ‘ABCD2’ star tweeted, “#dishoom day 1 in morroco #dirtbikes #ridingdirty”.The movie also stars John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez in the lead roles

  • Bajrangi Bhaijaan

    ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ mints over Rs. 27 crore on opening day

    New Delhi:  The journey of Salman Khan’s character from India to Pakistan in “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” is treading towards a successful run at the box office. The Kabir Khan directorial, which is the actor’s Eid treat to his fans, amassed over Rs.27 crore since its release on Friday.

  • 7 heavenly Kashmiri delights

    The cuisine of Kashmir is strongly based on its geographical location and is overflowing with spices and fresh ingredients,  also known as Kashur Khyon consists of two different varieties one of the Kashmiri pundits with an absence of onion and garlic but using turmeric and yogurt as an alternative. The other variety is cooked in Muslim houses, they are rich and has a lot of spices to enhance the taste of the

  • Ceasefire

    Pakistan army violates ceasefire again along LoC

    Jammu: Hostilities at the border escalated today with fresh ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Rajouri and Poonch sectors leaving two woman injured, in the sixth incident in the last four days. Amid the prevailing tension, Pakistani Rangers refused to accept sweets offered by BSF, leaving a bitter note on the occasion of Eid.

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    High Court asks petitioner to deposit Rs 50,000 before hearing PIL

    Mumbai/Shirdi: On a public interest litigation urging constitution of a new managing committee to run the Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, the Bombay High Court has asked the petitioner to deposit Rs 50,000 as security to hear the matter and test his bonafides. The order was passed recently by a bench of Justices S V Gangapurwala and V K Jadhav on a PIL filed by Sanjay Kale, a social worker.

  • Jagmohan Dalmiya

    Jagmohan Dalmiya unlikely to attend IPL GC Meeting

    Kolkata: BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya, who is indisposed, is unlikely to attend tomorrow’s crucial IPL governing council meeting in Mumbai.  “Dalmiya is not going to attend the meeting in Mumbai. Rajeev Shukla (IPL chairman) had already met him and discussed the way forward and the secretary (Anurag Thakur), who will convene the meeting, is also in touch,” a source told PTI. However, there is also a buzz that Dalmiya might want to be present at

  • India, Hockey, Women

    Indian junior hockey eves face Dutch challenge

    Breda (The Netherlands): The Indian women’s junior hockey team is all set to face a tough challenge as it clashes with the Netherlands at the six-nation Volvo Invitational Under-21 Tournament here on Sunday. The Indians will look to utilise the experience they acquired during their tour to New Zealand in 2014 where the team drew three matches, lost two and won one match against the host team. The performance here will be

  • Francesco Totti

    Iker Casillas leaving Real Madrid is a shame: Francesco Totti

    Melbourne: Italy and AS Roma great Francesco Totti has said that it is “a shame” to see a football “icon” like Iker Casillas leave Real Madrid. The 34-year-old goalkeeper brought to an end a 25-year period at Real last week when he departed to join Porto. Casillas announced his departure at an emotional press conference, sitting alone as he delivered a statement to the press — a move that has seen Real

  • Morgan Schneiderlin

    Morgan Schneiderlin scores on debut for Manchester United

    Seattle (Washington): Frenchman Morgan Schneiderlin scored his first goal for Manchester United in his maiden appearance for the English club as they defeated Mexican side Club America 1-0 in a pre-season friendly match here. New signings Schneiderlin, Memphis Depay and Matteo Darmian were all involved from the start on Friday. German international Bastian Schweinsteiger, another new recruit, was one of 11 United changes used by United in the match. Midfielder Schneiderlin’s strike

  • Shashank Manohar

    BCCI took no action to clean up IPL mess: Shashank Manohar

    Kolkata: Former BCCI president Shashank Manohar today said that the Board did not take any timely steps to clean up the mess in the IPL and now it has no choice but to comply with Lodha Committee’s recommendations. “The BCCI has done nothing to improve its image and now the Board has no option but to implement Lodha Committee’s findings,” Manohar told reporters here.

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    Steven Gerrard scores in LA Galaxy debut

    Sacramento (California): Liverpool great Steven Gerrard scored on his Major League Soccer (MLS) debut and played a prominent role in Los Angeles Galaxy’s 5-2 win against San Jose Earthquakes. Apart from scoring, he had a prime role in striker Robbie Keane’s two goals in his hat-trick on Friday. The 35-year-old scored in the 37th minute of the game restoring parity for his side at 2-2. “It was very pleasing to get off

  • Brad Haddin

    Brad Haddin not linked to explosive device: Police

    Sydney: Sydney police confirmed on Saturday an explosive device was recovered from outside the house of Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin but say it was possibly discarded at random and not directly linked to the cricketer or his family. “There is nothing at this time to indicate this incident is anything other than random,” Ryde Local Area Command Superintendent John Duncan said in a statement on Saturday, reports “The item is not

  • Neymar and Lionel Messi

    Lionel Messi, Neymar not in Barcelona squad for US tour

    Barcelona: South American stars Lionel Messi, Neymar and Javier Mascherano have been left out of the 24-member Barcelona squad for the European football champions’ upcoming pre-season tour to the US.  The Catalan side will play in the International Champions Cup, in which it will take on LA Galaxy, Manchester United and Chelsea as they travel through the US. Head coach Luis Enrique named 24 players in the squad that will travel across