Free Press Journal
  • Martina Hingis, Sania Mirza

    Sania-Martina in Rogers Cup semi-finals

    Toronto: Top-ranked women’s tennis doubles pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis cruised to the semi-finals of the Rogers Cup with a 6-4, 6-2 win over the Chan sisters, Hao-Ching and Yung-Jan.

  • Solomon Islands

    6.6-magnitude quake hits off Solomon Islands

    Sydney: A shallow 6.6-magnitude quake hit off the Solomon Islands on today, the United States Geological Survey said, but there was no Pacific-wide tsunami expected.

  • Miranda Lambert

    Miranda Lambert enjoys night out with BFF Ashley Monroe

    Washington DC : American singer Miranda Lambert, who recently got divorced from husband Blake Shelton, was spotted enjoying girls nigh out with close pal Ashley Monroe. The 31-year-old singer took to Instagram to share the picture ,depicting the duo smiling at camera, with her fans and wrote “Date night”, Us magazine reported. While making reference to Monroe’s song ‘On to Something Good’, Lambert wrote “I feel like I’m on to something good. The ‘You Got

  • Kourtney Kardashian

    Kourtney Kardashian shares cryptic quote online

    Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian, who has split from her long-time partner Scott Disick, has shared a cryptic message in Instagram. The 36-year-old reality TV star took to Twitter to share a screengrab of a cryptic quote which was apparently directed to her ex-partner, reported Ace Showbiz. “The more you love your decisions, the less you need others to love them,” the quote read. The “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” star didn’t give any details of what

  • Najeeb Jung

    Najeeb Jung urges citizens to live up to Constitution’s ideals

    New Delhi: On the occasion of India’s 69th Independence Day, Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today described the country’s Constitution as an “unparallelled” document and urged the citizens to live up to the ideals envisaged by its architects. Jung unfurled the national flag and received the Guard of Honour at Raj Niwas here. He greeted the officers and staff present and expressed his warm wishes to all the countrymen. Speaking on the importance of India’s

  • John Kerry

    Surprise John Kerry visit to Old Havana gives locals goose bumps

    Havana: On a historic day for US-Cuban relations, Secretary of State John Kerry took time out for a walking tour of cobblestoned Old Havana just like many of the growing numbers of Americans travelling to the island since detente was announced eight months ago.

  • Alexander Skarsgard

    Being a teenager was confusing: Alexander Skarsgard

    London: Actor Alexander Skarsgard says he found being a teenager to be “confusing”. The 38-year-old “The Diary of a Teenage Girl” star said as a teenager, he felt unsure of himself for a variety of reasons, reported Female First. “I remember being a teenager, it’s confusing, ‘Am I the only one with these thoughts? What’s going on with my body, my sexuality?’ That transformation is a confusing time,” he said.

  • We are converting 44 labour laws into 4 simplified codes: PM

    New Delhi: Emphasising on the government’s commitment to simplify laws for the common man, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the government is converting 44 labour laws into four simplified codes.

  • Kejriwal, Modi

    Narendra Modi escapes rains, Arvind Kejriwal doesn’t

    New Delhi: Nearly four hours after Prime Minister Modi addressed the nation at the Red Fort here on Saturday, heavy rains hit the area in north Delhi. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wasn’t lucky though. He got drenched while giving his first Independence Day address. As Modi spoke earlier in the morning, the sky was overcast but it was humid. The hundreds gathered at the vast Red Fort lawn used the invitation

  • eknath khadse

    Don’t lose hope, govt will help you: Khadse to Maha farmers

    Mumbai:The Maharashtra Government firmly stands behind farmers who are in distress and will spend a sum of Rs 25,000 crore over the next five years to prevent suicide by cultivators and ensure their welfare, Agriculture Minister Eknath Khadse today said.

  • Palestinian shot after stabbing Israeli soldier: army

    Jerusalem: Israeli troops shot and wounded a Palestinian man who had stabbed a soldier today near a checkpoint on a highway in the occupied West Bank, the army said. The military said both the soldier and suspected assailant, who was arrested, were lightly wounded. The incident took place near the “Bel” crossing on route 443, close to Ofer military prison, according to the military. Highway 443, southwest of Ramallah, is a major artery between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, which cuts

  • Joe Simpson

    Joe Simpson smitten by newborn granddaughter

    Los Angeles: Producer and manager Joe Simpson is smitten with his newborn granddaughter Jagger Snow, and says she looks just like her parents, Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross.

  • Indians making most from longest gold price slump

    New Delhi: Even as gold may be losing its sheen in the global market, logging its longest weekly loss in terms of prices since 1999, the yellow metal still seems to be in favour across India with low prices luring people to buy, stakeholders maintain.

  • Etihad airways to support Maharashtra’s economic growth

    Dubai: Abu Dhabi-based airliner Etihad Airways has said that it will collaborate with Maharashtra government in identifying new areas of mutual interest to support the economic growth of the state. Etihad president and CEO James Hogan recently met Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and discussed areas of collaboration, especially in tourism and cargo exports, a company statement said.

  • MH 370 Malaysia Plane

    Malaysia, China, Australia to ‘refine’ search efforts for MH370

    Kuala Lumpur : Malaysia, China and Australia will meet in September to “refine” the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 after part of the plane’s wing was discovered on an Indian Ocean island last month, more than a year on from its tragic disappearance.

  • Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    Narendra Modi’ s Independence Day address full of enthusiasm: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    New Delhi: Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s second Independence Day address from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort was full of enthusiasm as he gave summary of all the work that the government has done after it had come to power 15 months ago.

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Govt extends deadline for comments on net neutrality to Aug 20

    New Delhi: Government today extended the deadline for submission of public comments on the proposed policy framework for ‘net neutrality’ till August 20. There has been a sudden surge in public comments on the proposed framework and the submission of views was earlier scheduled to close today.