Free Press Journal
  • Madhuri Dikshit Nene

    My fashion label resonates with me: Madhuri Dixit

    New Delhi: Madhuri Dixit Nene has entered the fashion world with her Madz clothing line. The dancing diva of Bollywood says the range represents her style sense and her approach towards life at its best.

  • Rani-Mukerji

    Rani Mukerji enjoying marriage and doing nothing

    New Delhi: Actress Rani Mukerji, who exchanged vows with Yash Raj Films (YRF) head honcho Aditya Chopra earlier this year, says she is currently enjoying “being married and doing nothing”.

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    Palestinian toddler killed in West Bank attack

    Jerusalem: A Palestinian toddler was killed and three of his family members injured in an arson attack on their home on Friday in Israel’s West Bank, where  a sizeable Palestinian population resides. At about 4 a.m., two masked men reached the Palestinian village of Duma, broke the windows of two houses and hurled Molotov cocktails inside, The Jerusalem Post reported, citing Israeli police. Both houses caught fire.

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    Varun Dhawan finishes second schedule of ‘Dishoom’

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan, who has teamd up with his director brother Rohit Dhawan for “Dishoom”, has wrapped the second schedule of the film in Morocco. The 28-year-old “Badlapur” actor, took to social networking site Twitter to share the news with his fans.

  • Rafael Nadal

    Rafael Nadal advances to Hamburg quarters

    Hamburg: Spainish tennis star Rafael Nadal booked his spot in the quarter-finals of the bet-at-home Open here with a hard-fought 6-4, 7-6 (7-2) victory over the Czech Republic’s Jiri Vesely. Playing the 45th-ranked Czech for the first time, Nadal on Thursday snagged the opening set in 56 minutes. But then lost his serve three times in the second set, due in part to five double faults, and did not pull away from

  • Shahrukh Khan

    ‘Dilwale’ will entertain in Rohit Shetty’s style: SRK

    New Delhi: Looks like Shah Rukh Khan is going gaga over Rohit Shetty, who is directing his upcoming movie ‘Dilwale’ as the actor has claimed that his movie will entertain in a way as only Shetty can.

  • Vlad Chiriches

    Romanian footballer Vlad Chiriches moves to Napoli

    London: Tottenham Hotspur have announced that their Romanian international footballer Vlad Chiriches will join Italian side Napoli. The 25-year-old defender will leave the English club after two disappointing seasons, in which he played only 43 games, Efe reported on Thursday. Chiriches joined Tottenham in August 2013 from Steaua Bucharest for 9.5 million euros ($10.3 million), but he was never able to secure a place in the starting line-up under any of his

  • Nishikanth Kamath

    No dearth of good scripts in Bollywood: Director Nishikant Kamat

    New Delhi: At a time when most filmmakers harp on the fact that Bollywood is suffering from a dearth of “good scripts”, critically acclaimed director Nishikant Kamat says it’s the studios which are sometimes apprehensive about investing in fresh concepts. Thus, remakes are often bankable.

  • NASA crashes plane for test

    NASA crashes plane for test

    Washington: The sight of a plane crashing might hardly be inspiring for others, but NASA researchers get excited every time they whack a Cessna 172 aircraft down on the ground while conducting tests at the Langley Research Centre in Hampton,Virginia. The Langley team’s ongoing destruction of the aircraft is generating troves of data that could ultimately save lives, Discover magazine reported. The researchers recently performed the second test of a series of three —

  • Pakistan-China

    China to work with Pakistan, others for Afghan peace process

    Beijing: China has expressed its backing for Pakistan and other parties to “push for peace and reconciliation” in the war-torn Afghanistan, days after the second round of peace talks were put off following news of Taliban chief Mullah Omar’s death. Foreign Ministry today said that while China understands the reasons for postponement of talks, it wants all parties to focus on national unity and lasting peace in Afghanistan and continue to push forward the

  • Sensex up

    Banking sector boosts markets; Sensex up 409 points

    Mumbai: Capital infusion in banks, clarity on retrospective tax on capital gains and expectations of a rate cut by the apex bank cheered investor sentiments and boosted Indian equity markets on Friday.

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    Mental stress can raise physical fatigue: study

    Washington: Worried about something at work? You may find yourself more exhausted at the end of the day, according to a new study by Indian-origin researchers who have found that mental stress can increase physical fatigue. This phenomenon is a result of the activation of a specific area of the brain when we attempt to participate in both physical and mental tasks simultaneously, researchers said. Ranjana Mehta, assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health

  • Game of Thrones

    Game of Thrones` will end, but not after 7th season

    Washington: Good news for all you ‘Game of Thrones’ fans! HBO bosses have declared that there may be more season or seasons before the super hit fantasy comes to an end.

  • Mark Waugh

    Bayliss had major role in England’s comeback: Mark Waugh

    Birmingham: Former Australian batsman and present national selector Mark Waugh believes England’s remarkable turnaround in the Ashes series that has seen them rebound from a thumping to the brink of triumph in two days of cricket could owe much to their Australian coach Trevor Bayliss.

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    Pat on the back helps inattentive kids perform better

    New York: A little praise or reward improves the performance of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) on certain cognitive tasks – more so than they would for typically developing kids, says a  new study. “Kids with ADHD showed more improvement because they are more motivated by the opportunity to gain rewards, not because they simply did worse from the beginning,” said one of the researchers Whitney Fosco from the University at Buffalo in

  • Vincent Kompany

    Chelsea deserved EPL title last year: City captain Vincent Kompany

    London: Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany concedes that Chelsea played attractive football and deserved to clinch the 2014-15 English Premier League (EPL) title. “Chelsea were the best team in England by far last season. They played attractive football against the teams they knew they could afford to play attractive football against,” the 29-year old defender was quoted as saying by dailymail.co.uk on Thursday.

  • Fourteen wounded as rebels storm base in Thai south

    Bangkok: Fourteen people were wounded in an attack today by suspected rebels wielding grenade launchers and automatic weapon in Thailand’s war-torn Muslim-majority south, officials said.

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    Three murder convicts executed in Pakistan

    Islamabad: Three murder convicts were hanged on Friday in Pakistan’s Lahore city. The executions took place in Lahore Central Jail, Geo News reported. Samar Jan and Nadeem Shehzad were convicted in 1998 of kidnapping and killing a child. Riaz Yousuf was convicted for killing two people.