Free Press Journal
  • Salt

    Increasing salt intake puts you at high BP risk

    Tokyo: Stressing for the need to maintain a lower salt diet over a lifetime, significant research has revealed that people who gradually increase the amount of salt in diets also face high blood pressure risk as people who habitually eat a high-salt diet.

  • Yuki Bhambri

    Yuki progresses to 2nd round in Lexington Challenger

    Lexington (USA): Yuki Bhambri dispatched Croatia’s Matija Ecotic in straight sets to advance to the second round but Ramkumar Ramanathan was ousted from the USD 50,000 ATP Challenger event, here. Coming back to complete yesterday’s unfinished business, Yuki was dominant on day two of his rain-hit match as he conceded only two games. He was 4-4 when the match began and he ran away with a 7-5 6-1 win in the opening

  • Suresh Raina completes a decade in International Cricket today

    New Delhi: Indian batsman Suresh Raina today completed a decade in international cricket and said he is happy with way his career has progressed so far. He made his international debut on July 30, 2005 against Sri Lanka in Dambulla in a one-day international match. Speaking on completing a decade in international cricket Suresh Raina said, “It has been a really exciting journey for me completing a decade in international cricket.”

  • Sardar Singh

    If coach is replaced, players face difficulty: admits Sardar

    New Delhi: Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh today conceded that constant changing of coaches is never easy to deal with but insisted that his team’s prospects in the upcoming foreign assignments and next year’s Olympics won’t be affected by the recent developments. Indian hockey has been going through turbulent times with Paul van Ass becoming the fourth foreign coach in recent times to be unceremoniously sacked following differences with the national federation.

  • Bangladesh steady after Duminy’s double strike

    Dhaka: South African off-spinner JP Duminy took two quick wickets to reduce Bangladesh to 154-3 at tea on the opening day of the second Test in Dhaka on Thursday. Duminy forced an edge from Mominul Haque for 40, ending the batsman’s 69-run second wicket stand with Imrul Kayes. Kayes followed Mominul, who hit six fours off 87 balls, when Duminy struck in his next over, trapping the left-hander leg-before for 30.

  • Mumbai City FC

    Mumbai City FC sign Bustos, Bertinand and Piquionne

    Mumbai: Mumbai City FC has signed on Haitian defender Frantz Bertin, French striker Frederic Piquionne and Spanish defender Cristian Bustos for the Indian Super League Season 2 commencing on October 3. The three high-profile signings come with extensive international experience and knowledge that will provide the team much-needed strength and force to the team, managed by Anelka, a media release said today. Mumbai City FC, coached by marquee manager and player Nicolas

  • Rajnath Singh

    Govt being cautious on cross-border terrorism: Rajnath

    New Delhi: Linking the Gurdaspur attack to Pakistan, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said the three terrorists had infiltrated from there to carry out the strike and asserted that the government will do everything possible to prevent cross-border terrorism.

  • Rajkumar Hirani

    Big, Kangana to feature in Rajkumar Hirani’s commercial next

    New Delhi: Looks like Rajkumar Hirani’s desire to work with the ‘Shahensha’ of Bollywood might finally come true as the director is rumoured direct a commercial starring Amitabh Bachchan and Kangana Ranaut.

  • dale steyn

    Steyn becomes second Proteas bowler to get 400 Test wickets

    Johannesburg: Fast bowler Dale Steyn has become the second South African bowler after Shaun Pollock to get 400 Test wickets after dismissing Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal on the opening day of the second Test in Dhaka on Wednesday. Steyn, who is playing his 80th Test, reached his landmark when skipper Hashim Amla took a chest-high catch in his third over of the match, reports Sport24 Steyn’s former bowling Coach Allan Donald wished

  • Maharashtra govt wants Centre to strengthen Seeds Act

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government today informed the Legislative Council that it has sent a proposal to the Centre to strengthen the Seeds Act, that will serve as a deterrent to bogus seeds selling companies. During the Question Hour, Congress MLC Rajendra Mulak asked whether the state government had in April this year received reports from laboratories that soyabean seeds samples sent for testing were of inferior quality and had less than 50 per

  • Wasim Akram

    Wasim Akram to train young pacers

    Karachi: Pakistan’s former captain and fast bowling great Wasim Akram has been given the task of working with the country’s 12 best young pacers during a 12-day camp in Karachi. The Pakistan Cricket Board today named 12 young fast bowlers to attend the camp with Akram at Karachi’s National stadium from August 1. The 12 have been selected after a series of trials held at four centres in Pakistan this month. The

  • ICC CEO

    T20 Leagues threatening future of bilateral series: ICC CEO

    London: The ICC chief executive David Richardson today warned that the growing popularity of the domestic Twenty20 leagues like the IPL, Big Bash and CPL are threatening the survival of bilateral series with the exception of Ashes and big-ticket tours involving India. To arrest the decline of bilateral series, Richardson said a number of possibilities were discussed at the ICC annual conference in Barbados in June and would again be one of

  • Vada Pav

    Famous Vada Pav places in Mumbai

    Mumbai is a city which is known for its street food around India, it is credited as being the city which introduced the vada pav which is the quintessential snack for mumbaikars on the go. The vada pav has humble origins but it checks all the boxes when it comes to flavor, texture and spice.

  • Copa-Libertadores

    River Plate tie Tigers 0-0 in first leg of Libertadores final

    Monterrey (Mexico): Argentine club River Plate held Mexican side Tigres UANL to a 0-0 draw in a dour first leg final of South America’s Copa Libertadores premier football competition. Egidio Arevalo on Wednesday had the best of the first-half chances for the hosts when his deflected shot from distance cannoned off the crossbar, reports Xinhua. River Plate almost broke the deadlock on the stroke of half-time when Lucas Alario headed just wide.

  • Mineiro's Pratto

    Mineiro’s Pratto’s hat-trick sinks Sao Paulo in Serie A

    Belo Horizonte: Argentine footballer Lucas Pratto bagged a hat-trick as Atletico Mineiro maintained their two-point lead at the top of Brazil’s Serie A standings with a 3-1 win over Sao Paulo. Pratto on Wednesday netted three times in 24 first-half minutes to all but secure his side victory before halftime at the Mineirao stadium, reports Xinhua. Brazil international striker Alexandre Pato pulled a goal back just before the hour but it was

  • Rio unveils Olympic venues’ legacy plan

    Rio de Janiro: Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic venues will be transformed into public schools, sports facilities and leisure centres under plans unveiled by the local government. The initiative is part of a pledge to ensure next year’s Games leave lasting benefits for Rio’s inhabitants, according to City Hall secretary Pedro Paulo Teixeira, Xinhua reported on Wednesday. “Since the start, when Rio de Janeiro won the right to host the Games, our plan

  • Remo D'Souza

    Dance shows on TV changed Bollywood’s dancing style: Remo D’Souza

    Mumbai: Choreographer-director Remo D’Souza, who is currently judging TV show “Dance +”, says dance-based reality TV shows have over the years had their effect on Bollywood, resulting in the influx of new forms in the dancing style of the film industry.

  • Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards

    Zayn Malik signs with RCA Records

    Los Angeles: Singer Zayn Malik has signed to RCA Records, four months after leaving chart-topping boy band One Direction. The 22-year-old singer, who made a departure from the boy band earlier this year, says he is ready to show people who he “really is”, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

  • Uber Taxi

    Mexico taxi drivers step up pressure against Uber

    Mexico City: Mexico City taxi drivers staged a protest against the recent approval to private transport services offered via smartphone apps, while police investigated attacks on Uber drivers in the past few hours.