Free Press Journal
  • Train derailed, Harda MP

    Harda twin train mishap: Central Railways cancels 10 trains

    Mumbai: In the aftermath of the twin train derailment near Har da in Madhya Pradesh, the Central Railways have cancelled 10 down trains for today and tomorrow that originate from its zone. “As of now, 10 down trains originating from the zone have been cancelled following the accident at Harda in MP because track has been severely affected and unavailability of rakes,” a senior officer from Public Relation Department of Central Railways said.

  • Congress is like wandering ship waiting to get destroyed

    Mumbai: With the stalemate continuing in Parliament over Opposition demands of resignation of Union Minister Sushma Swaraj and Chief Ministers of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, the Shiv Sena today said Congress is like a wandering ship waiting to get completely destroyed in a storm. If Congress wants to tread the path that BJP took when it was in Opposition, then will it also emulate the positive steps taken by the BJP on the

  • Kelly Osbourne

    Kelly Osbourne faces flak for remarks on Latino immigrants

    New York: Singer-actor Kelly Osbourne faced flak on virtual platforms for her “poor choice of words” while talking on live television about Latino immigrants in the US. The British star apologised for her harsh statement, but insisted that she is not a racist. Osbourne made headlines after her appearance on ABC’s “The View” on Tuesday during a discussion on Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s immigration policy, reports Efe.

  • England to appoint Jayawardene as short-term batting consultant

    London: Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene is set to be appointed as a batting consultant by England for their upcoming Test and limited-overs series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates. According to the Guardian, an England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) spokesperson admitted that they have had some initial conversations with Jayawardene regarding a short-term consultancy role in view of his familiarity with sub-continental conditions, but added that nothing had

  • blake lively and kristen stewart

    Kristen Stewart, Blake Lively will star in Wood Allen’s untitled feature

    Washington DC: American director Wood Allen has unveiled the cast of his upcoming untitled film, and its star-studded. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the untitled flick will star Kristen Stewart, Blake Lively, Jeannie Berlin, Jesse Eisenberg, Parker Posey, Corey Stoll, Ken Stott and Bruce Willis, along with actors Anna Camp, Stephen Kunken, Sari Lennick and Paul Schneider. The forthcoming film will mark the director’s return to New York, who had pledged in the past

  • Indians to face Sri Lanka Board President’s XI

    Colombo: The Indian cricket team begin their month-long tour of Sri Lanka with a three-day warm up game against the Sri Lanka Board President’s XI at the R. Premadasa Stadium here on Thursday. India are scheduled to play three Tests in Sri Lanka. The first Test begins at Galle on August 12, followed by two matches at Colombo, starting August 20 and 28 respectively. Seasoned leg-spinner Amit Mishra was recalled to the

  • Arnold Scaasi

    Designer Arnold Scaasi dies

    New York: Arnold Scaasi, the Canadian clothing designer whose exuberant creations were worn by generations of first ladies, socialites and Hollywood stars, died on Tuesday in Manhattan. He was 85. Michael Selleck, a longtime friend and an executive at Simon & Schuster, said Scaasi died of cardiac arrest at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center shortly before 2 am, reported New York Times.

  • Lalit Modi

    Non-bailable arrest warrant issued against Lalit Modi

    Mumbai: A special court for Prevention of Money Laundering Act here today issued a non-bailable arrest warrant (NBW) against former IPL boss Lalit Modi in connection with a case of money laundering following a plea by the Enforcement Directorate.

  • Maneka Gandhi

    DCW chief meets Union Minister Maneka Gandhi

    New Delhi: Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal today met Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi here and demanded that a special session of Parliament be convened to discuss issues pertaining to women’s safety.

  • Baadshaho

    Pulkit Samrat to be seen in Ajay Devgn starrer “Baadshaho”

    Mumbai: Actor Pulkit Samrat will be seen in a friendly appearance in Ajay Devgn-starrer “Baadshaho”. Directed by Milan Luthria, “Baadshaho” has Devgn, Shruti Haasan and Lisa Haydon in lead roles. “Pulkit will be doing a friendly appearance in the film. The role is interesting and powerful. We share a great relationship, he is doing two films with us. We are happy he is part of it,” Bhushan Kumar of T-Series, the film’s producer, told

  • India, Women Hockey

    Indian women’s hockey camp from Saturday

    New Delhi: Following its fifth place finish at the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Finals in Belgium, the Indian women’s team will now assemble for a preparatory camp at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from August 8 to 31. Forty eight players will be part of the camp under chief coach Mathias Ahrens for a week after which the group will be reduced to 33 core probables who will continue in

  • India, Mozambique finalise MoU on renewable energy

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that upon meeting Mozambique President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, the two nations have finalised a MoU on cooperation in Renewable Energy.

  • Engineer dies, 3 injured as transformer explodes

    Jaipur: An engineer was killed and three other persons were injured when a transformer at a grid sub station exploded in Jhunjhunu district, around 170 km from here. Feeder manager Anil Jhanjhadia, an assistant engineer, along with two technicians was doing some technical work when the transformer exploded yesterday, leaving Jhanjhadia dead, police said today.

  • 50 Cent spends $3,000 monthly on clothes

    Los Angeles: American rapper Curtis James Jackson III aka 50 Cent, who filed for bankruptcy last month, has revealed that he spends $3,000 on ensuring his wardrobe is uptodate. Having filed for bankruptcy protection in the US on July 13, the “In da club” hitmaker also revealed that he spends $1,000 on grooming, $9,000 on security and $5,000 on gardening, reports

  • Agitation for reservation by Patel community puts BJP govt in bind

    Ahmedabad: The agitation by Gujarat’s financially strong Patel community demanding reservation under the OBC quota before the 2017 state elections has put the state government in a bind Members of the Patel community have been holding massive rallies in different parts of the state to press for their demands for the last couple of months, with one of them turning violent in Vijapur.

  • Maggi Ban

    Gujarat extends ban on Maggi noodles for one month

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Food and Drug Control Authority has extended the ban on Maggi noodles for third time in a row for a month as its manufacturer Nestle did not furnish any safety data for the product.

  • 4 jail inmates injured in clash

    Faridkot: At least four inmates were injured in a clash between two groups in jail premises here. The incident took place last evening when counting of inmates was taking place, Faridkot Jail Superintendent Balkar Singh Bhullar said here. In a bid to maintain dominance in the jail, around ten inmates of the warring groups attacked each other with utensils last evening, jail authorities said.

  • Fashion designer Arnold Scaasi

    Fashion designer Arnold Scaasi dies at 85

    New York: Fashion designer Arnold Scaasi, who designed gowns for five US first ladies, has died of a cardiac arrest here. He was 85. Scaasi passed away in New York Presbyterian Hospital on Tuesday, reports Efe. The designer’s relationship with the White House began in 1960, when he designed a gown for then-first lady Mamie Eisenhower, according to the Fashion Times website.

  • Laxmikant Parsekar

    Half of Goa’s e-auctioned ore still lying at jetties: CM

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today admitted that half of the ore e-auctioned in the state is still lying at the jetties, but despite this extraction of fresh ore would begin from October.