Free Press Journal
  • Floods

    Heavy rain leads to flash floods in MP

    Bhopal: Incessant rain since Saturday has led to floods in many parts of Madhya Pradesh, with several temples in Ujjain being inundated, officials said on Sunday.

  • Prolonged standing as bad as sitting

    London, July 19 (IANS) While health detriments associated with sitting for long stretches of time at the office are well documented, it has been found that jobs that require people to stand for long may be equally harmful for health, shows research.

  • Divorce Case

    Tying the knot after age 32 ups divorce risk

    New York: Marking a major shift in divorce trends, a research ha shown that couples who delay tying the knot in their 30s are more likely to split than those who get hitched in their late 20s.

  • Big B sings National Anthem at Kabaddi League

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan felt honoured and privileged to sing the National Anthem at the opening ceremony of the second season of Pro Kabaddi League here.

  • Bajrangi Bhaijaan

    ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ mints over Rs.35 crore on Eid

    New Delhi: The Eid has once again reaped gold for Bollywood superstar Salman Khan as his latest offering “Bajrangi Bhaijaan”, which released on Friday, witnessed a big hike at the domestic box office on the festive day. The film amassed Rs.36.50 crore on day two.

  • Malayalam Movies

    Malayalam films to be available online on release day

    Kochi: A group of film buffs has come up with an online site which will enable people to watch the latest Malayalam movies on the digital platform legally at a download cost of Rs.180 for an ordinary print and Rs.300 for a high definition print.

  • Abhishek Bachchan

    Abhishek Bachchan gets 7 mn Twitter followers

    Mumbai: Actor Abhishek Bachchan has amassed seven million fans on micro-blogging website Twitter and has thanked them for their love and support.

  • Zimbabwe, India

    Zimbabwe opt to bat against India

    Harare: Zimbabwe captain Sikandar Raza won the toss and elected to bat against India in the second Twenty20 International (T20I) at the Harare Sports Club here on Sunday.

  • Ronaldinho

    Fluminense membership soars after Ronaldinho signing

    Rio de Janerio: Brazilian football club Fluminense has reported a 36 percent jump in club membership this week since the signing two-time FIFA World Player of the Year Ronaldinho. Fluminense members rose from 25,000 to 34,000 since the 35-year-old joined the club on July 11, reports Xinhua.

  • hockey

    Hockey India to evaluate teams’ performances

    New Delhi: As part of its preparation for the 2016 Olympics, Hockey India (HI) will evaluate the performance of the national teams in the recently held Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Finals in Antwerp.

  • Manohar Parrikar

    Parrikar should focus on national security: Congress

    Panaji: The Congress in Goa on Sunday took potshots at Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar for spending time in the state, meeting party workers, even as border tensions between India and Pakistan simmer.

  • Naveen Patnaik

    Will oppose land bill in parliament, raise Posco issue: BJD

    Bhubaneswar: The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Odisha on Sunday said it would oppose the land acquisition bill proposed by the Centre during the monsoon session of parliament beginning from Tuesday.

  • Salman Khurshid

    Modi wants private success story with Pakistan: Salman Khurshid

    New Delhi: Congress leader and former union minister Salman Khursid has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi wanted his own private success story with Pakistan and was pursuing a “policeman’s foreign policy” which was a disaster.

  • Gurunath Meiyappan, Raj Kundra

    BCCI to form panel to study Lodha Committee ruling

    Mumbai: The Governing Council (GC) of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Sunday decided to abide by the Lodha Committee verdict and will constitute a panel to study the order suspending two franchises and banning two team officials.

  • Sensex up

    ‘Reforms and results will influence investor mood’

    Mumbai: After a boost in sentiments led to a gain of over 800 points of nearly 2.9 percent in a key equity market index during the trading week ended July 17, all eyes will now be on the first quarter results and further economic reforms, analysts said.

  • Navy chief to visit Singapore, Thailand

    New Delhi: Indian Navy chief Admiral R.K. Dhowan will visit Singapore and Thailand from Monday to July 25, an official statement said on Sunday.

  • Narendra Modi

    Security for Modi’s visit to Bihar reviewed

    Patna: A high-level meeting was held here on Sunday to review security arrangements for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Patna and his rally in Muzaffarpur scheduled for July 25, officials said.

  • B S Bassi

    Delhi Police chief to meet Kejriwal on Monday

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi said on Sunday that he will call on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday and discuss the brutal murder of a young woman in the capital.

  • Yuki Bhambri

    India win, advance to World Group Play-offs

    Christchurch: Yuki Bhambri and Somdev Devvarman guided the Indian tennis team to come from behind and beat New Zealand 3-2 to sail into the Davis Cup World Group Play-offs here on Sunday.