Free Press Journal
  • Angel Di Maria

    Angel Di Maria `very happy` with Paris St-Germain move

    London: Angel Di Maria has admitted that he is ‘very happy’ to be moving to Paris St-Germain from Manchester United after undergoing a medical in Qatar, ahead of his 44.3m pound move. The Argentine midfielder said that his objective was to help the French champions reach the final stages of the Champions League as PSG had failed to break the quarter-final barrier in the past two seasons, the BBC reported. Di Maria,

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Nitish Kumar should not link his behaviour with Bihar: Ravi Shankar Prasad

    New Delhi : Defending Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘DNA’ remark, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said the Bihar Chief Minister Nitish should not link his behaviour with the state. “The Prime Minister had said it is the context of democracy. The issue is that the kind of politics of hatred practiced by Nitish Kumar, is not in the DNA of democracy. Nitish Kumar has every right to write letter in democracy….

  • Justin Bieber

    Justin Bieber granted more time for community service

    Los Angeles: An ankle injury has led to an extension of the timeframe for singer Justin Bieber to complete the five-day community service and other tasks he was sentenced to in a vandalism case. The 21-year-old singer was sentenced to the community service as well as a hefty fine and an anger management session in July in a vandalism case after he threw eggs at a neighbour’s property. Due to an ankle injury, he

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    IAAF rejects accusations of widespread doping in athletics

    Paris: World governing body of athletics IAAF has “strongly” rejected media reports on widespread doping in the sport. “The IAAF takes the allegations published by The Sunday Times and ARD very seriously and has investigated them thoroughly,” said the nine-page statement by the International Association of Athletics Federations on Tuesday, reports Xinhua.

  • Neil Young

    Neil Young gave Meryl Streep a guitar lesson

    Los Angeles: Hollywood actress Meryl Streep says she got tips on how to play the guitar from Canadian singer-songwriter and musician Neil Young. Revealing how the pair met after being introduced by the director of her latest movie “Ricki And The Flash”, in which she plays a musician, the “The Iron Lady” star revealed that she learnt to play the instrument from Young in a 45-minute private lesson, reports

  • India hope rains stay away in their only warm up game

    Colombo: Looking for a proper tune-up before the three-match cricket Test series against hosts Sri Lanka gets underway, India would be hoping that rain stays away from their one and only three-day practice game beginning at the R Premadasa Stadium here tomorrow. India’s first practice session was moved indoors at the National Cricket Club after rain played spoilsport yesterday and with thunder showers predicted for tomorrow, Virat Kohli’s side will only pray

  • 50 Cent

    50 Cent’s spends USD 3000 on clothes per month

    New York: Rapper 50 Cent spends USD 3,000 a month on his wardrobe, filings to the Connecticut bankruptcy court have revealed. In filings to the Connecticut bankruptcy court, the “In Da Club” hitmaker has revealed he spends the pricey sum on ensuring his wardrobe is up to date. The 40-year-old rapper also spends a further USD 1,000 on grooming as well as USD 9,000 on security and USD 5,000 on gardening. The papers state

  • Julie Andrews

    Julie Andrews to direct ‘My Fair Lady’ production at Sydney

    Sydney: British actress Julie Andrews will direct a new production of “My Fair Lady” for Opera Australia, to be premiered at the Sydney Opera House in August 2016. Opera Australia’s artistic director, Lyndon Terracini, made the announcement, adding the Tony Award-winning choreographer Christopher Gattelli would also be part of the creative team, reported Sydney Morning Herald.

  • India, Hockey, Women

    Coaching camp for Indian women hockey probables from Aug 8

    New Delhi: To work on a few “grey areas” a coaching camp for the Indian women hockey probables will begin here under chief coach Mathias Ahrens from Saturday. 48 players will be part of the coaching camp, to be held at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium. There will be 8 goalkeepers, 13 defenders, 10 midfielders and 17 forwards. After the first week of the camp, the top 33 core probables will be

  • Alia Shahid

    Alia kisses Shahid in first look of ‘Shaandaar’

    New Delhi: Actress Alia Bhatt plants a kiss on Shahid Kapoor’s cheek in the first look of “Shaandaar”, which spells love and romance. Producer Karan Johar on Wednesday unveiled the film’s first official look. It features Shahid, looking smart in a leather jacket and a beard, while holding the quirkily dressed Alia, who is seen planting a kiss on her co-star’s cheek. Shahid is all smiles in the poster of the film, which is

  • India, Mens Hockey

    India eye clean sweep against France in second Hockey Test

    New Delhi: The Indian men’s hockey team will be fully geared to take on hosts France in their second and last match of the series at Wattigies Sports Centre on Wednesday. The Sardar Singh-led team had earlier produced a perfect blend of aggression and defense under new coach Roelant Oltmans to claim a 2-0 win over France in their opening Test match at Le Touquet, thanks to Chinglensana Singh and SV Sunil

  • 18 Turkish journalists face prison for ‘terror propaganda’

    Ankara: Turkish prosecutors are seeking sentences of up to seven and a half years in prison for 18 journalists they accuse of engaging in terror propaganda for publishing photos showing a militant pointing a gun at a prosecutor who was killed in a failed hostage rescue operation in March.

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    Canadian TV host Chris Hyndman dies at 49

    Toronto: Chris Hyndman, the host of a lifestyle TV show in Canada, was found dead in an alleyway here. He was 49. The body of Hyndman, a co-host on “Steven and Chris” with his husband Steven Sabados, was found on Monday with no vital signs in an alleyway here, reports “It is with profound sadness that we share the news Christopher Hyndman died early this morning. We extend our deepest sympathies to Steven,

  • Real Madrid, Bayern Munich progress into Audi Cup final

    Berlin: Real Madrid overcame Tottenham 2-0 while hosts Bayern Munich edged AC Milan 3-0 to seal their tickets for the Audi Cup final at the outsold Allianz Arena. Real Madrid booked their tickets for the final thanks to the goals by James Rodriguez and Gareth Bale on Tuesday, reports Xinhua. Both sides started the match aggressively before Real Madrid took over the reins to rattle the bar through Jese Rodriguez Ruiz’s volley

  • Facebook

    Facebook encouraging intellectual property theft?

    New York : Facebook has been accused of “encouraging intellectual property theft” by YouTube star Hank Green in a blog post recently, and he has stats to cite to corroborate his allegations.

  • Sidharth Katrina

    Sidharth, Katrina to wear prosthetics for their next film

    Mumbai: Actor Sidharth Malhotra and his co-star Katrina Kaif will wear prosthetics make-up in Farhan Akhtar’s next home production in which they will play a couple ageing from 30 years to 60. Both the actors have given their nod for debutante director Nitya Mehra’s untitled love story. “There are different age groups that we have to play in the film. I have to age as the character grows. I am playing a character who

  • Shaandaar

    Karan Johar releases first look of Shahid-Alia starrer `Shaandaar`

    New Delhi: Karan Johar has finally released the much awaited first look of his upcoming “match made in heaven” romantic tale ‘Shaandaar’ starring Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt. Tweeting the poster of the film, the 43-year-old director captioned it, “And here it is!!!!! #Shaandaarfirstlook @shahidkapoor and @aliaa08 like never before!!!”

  • Three members of Nepalese family die in New Zealand fire

    Wellington: A Nepalese couple and their only son died today when fire swept through their restaurant home in New Zealand, while their three daughters safely escaped the blaze, officials said.