Free Press Journal
  • Palaash Sen

    Palash Sen is a savior: Kailash Kher

    Mumbai: Singer Kailash Kher is all praise for Euphoria founder and frontman Palash Sen’s acting comeback in the film “Aisa Yeh Jahaan”, saying he has “come like a saviour”.

  • Roelant Oltmans

    Roelant Oltmans to be India hockey coach till Olympics

    New Delhi: High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans was today appointed coach of the Indian hockey team, replacing Paul van Ass, who was unceremoniously sacked after a bitter spat with Hockey India President Narinder Batra. The 61-year-old Dutchamn, who has been associated with Indian hockey for close to three years now, will be at the helm of affairs at least till next year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Hamilton tops Hungarian GP final practice

    London: Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton fended off his team mate Nico Rosberg to emerge as the fastest driver in the final practice session ahead of qualifying at the Hungarian Grand Prix.

  • PM envisions second green revolution in eastern states

    Patna: Making an appeal to agricultural scientists to take their research from laboratory to the field, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today envisioned “second green revolution” in the eastern states. “I can see clearly that the second green revolution will take place from eastern states like Bihar, West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Assam, and eastern Uttar Pradesh,” the Prime Minister told a function of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research here.

  • Narendra Modi

    Back-stabbing is in Nitish Kumar’s DNA: Narendra Modi

    Muzaffarpur (Bihar): Kickstarting NDA’s poll campaign in Bihar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today focussed his attack on former BJP ally and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, accusing him of “back-stabbing” the people of the state and alleging that there is some problem with his “DNA”. Modi also targeted Kumar for allying with RJD, saying he was trying to drag the state back to the ‘jungle raj’, and asked the voters to reject such people

  • Three killed as 5.5-magnitude quake jolts Pakistan

    Islamabad: At least three people were killed when a moderate 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted various parts of northern Pakistan early today. According to National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), the epicentre of the quake was 23 km north-east of capital Islamabad and it was 10 km deep.

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    Cloudburst near Amarnath base camp leaves 3 dead

    Srinagar:Three persons were killed and 19 others injured after a cloudburst struck near the base camp of Amarnath yatra along the shorter 16-km Baltal route to the cave shrine in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, officials said today. Two other persons are missing after the cloudburst last night.

  • Venkaiah Naidu

    Congress disturbed by Modi’s popularity: Venkaiah Naidu

    Bengaluru: Slamming the Congress for disrupting the Parliament as it was “disturbed” by the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu today said the BJP stands firmly behind the Foreign Minister who is an “asset to the country”. “As far as Sushma Swaraj is concerned, the party is very clear that she has done nothing wrong. No illegal, no immoral act she has committed. She is one of the best

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    Delhi HC to pass order on Red FM case tomorrow

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court will hold a special sitting tomorrow to decide whether Red FM, associated with Kalanithi Maran-promoted Sun TV, can participate in the stage three of FM eauction on Monday after considering whether issue of national security is applicable in this case.

  • Chris-Rogers

    Chris Rogers returns to Australia squad

    Derby (United Kingdom): Australia opener Chris Rogers was back with the tourists’ Test squad today and will undergo further medical assessment to determine his fitness to play in next week’s third Ashes Test against England at Edgbaston.

  • Mumbai City FC

    Mumbai City FC present raincoats to traffic police

    Mumbai: With the city having seen heavy rainfall this monsoon, Indian Super League (ISL) football team Mumbai City FC’s owner Ranbir Kapoor on Saturday presented 2,000 raincoats to the Mumbai traffic police, acknowledging their service to the Maharashtra capital.

  • Relieved at IPL verdict, cricketers now look for comeback

    New Delhi: Former India pacer S Sreesanth and two other cricketers, who were discharged of spot-fixing charges by a Delhi Court today, found it tough to control their emotions and said they were desperate to make a comeback after two years of ignominy.

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    Glenn Maxwell dropped from Yorkshire team

    Leeds: Australian cricketer Glenn Maxwell has been dropped from the Yorkshire Vikings Twenty20 team for disciplinary reasons.

  • Focus on compound archers, Deepika at Worlds

    Copenhagen: The focus will be on India’s 2014 Asian Games medallists compound archers and former individual recurve World No.1 Deepika Kumari when the World Archery Championships start here on Sunday.

  • 2020 Tokyo Olympics emblem unveiled

    Tokyo: Five years to the day before the opening ceremony, organisers unveiled the emblems of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

  • International Cricket Council ICC

    Asian cricket body invites bids for T20 Championship

    Karachi: Asian Cricket Council, which now functions under the umbrella of the ICC, has invited bids from some of its member countries to host the Asian T20 Championship early next year. An official associated with the process told PTI that Singapore, Malaysia, UAE, Nepal, Qatar were among those countries who had been asked to submit bids to host the Asian Championship.

  • Manipur: A Jewelled Land

    The name Manipur itself means ‘a jewelled land’ is a perfect destination for nature lovers. Due to its breathtaking beauty, situated amidst blue hills and green blankets, Manipur is popularly known as ‘Switzerland of India’.

  • Yakub Memon

    Governor consults top officials on Memon’s plea

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao today held consultations with Home and Law Department officials on the mercy petition submitted by 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon. The BJP-led government headed by Devendra Fadnavis had sent its opinion to the Governor late last evening on the plea submitted by Memon following the Supreme Court’s rejection of his curative petition which sought a stay on execution of his death sentence slated for July 30.

  • Rape case

    Rape convictions can rest on victim’s testimony: HC

    Mumbai: Observing that conviction in rape cases can solely rest on the testimony of the victim if it inspires confidence, the Bombay High Court has upheld the life sentence awarded to a 42-year-old man for raping his step-daughter for over a year. A division bench of justices V K Tahilramani and Shalini Phansalkar-Joshi last week dismissed an appeal filed by the man challenging his conviction and sentence handed down to him by a

  • Uddhav Thackeray

    Shah will speak about going solo in J&K too, taunts Uddhav

    Mumbai: After BJP chief Amit Shah recently asked his party cadre to prepare to go solo in Maharashtra in future, Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray today taunted him saying that Shah will also talk about single party rule in Jammu and Kashmir.