Free Press Journal
  • Arsenal, Liverpool, EPL

    Arsenal and Liverpool play 0-0 draw in EPL

    London: Arsenal stumbled again at home and moved down five points behind leader Manchester City after drawing 0-0 with Liverpool in an English Premier League (EPL) match at the Emirates Stadium here.

  • Mo Farah

    MO Farah unsure if people appreciate his path to success

    London :British sprinter Mo Farah has expressed his doubt over people’s mindset about him, saying that he is unsure whether they will appreciate his hard work that spawned many successes in his career. The 32-year-old said that he wouldn’t blame people for failing to see his uphill struggle, the BBC reported. Earlier, Farah brushed aside controversy surrounding his coach Alberto Salazar by retaining his 10,000m crown at the World Championships in Beijing on Saturday. Farah

  • Marcos Angeleri

    Malaga’s Marcos Angeleri says victory against Barcelona not impossible

    Malaga (Spain): Achieving victory against Barcelona at the Camp Nou stadium will be very difficult but not impossible, Spanish football club Malaga defender Marcos Angeleri has said in reference to his team’s upcoming clash against the Blaugrana on Saturday in the La Liga second round. Barcelona are the best team in the world, as evidenced by its performance and the many titles won last year, the Argentine defender said in a press

  • South Korean troops

    Eased military tensions softens inter-Korean relations

    Seoul: Relations between Seoul and Pyongyang have begun thawing after the easing of military tensions that had escalated in recent weeks on the issues of landmine blasts and propaganda broadcasts which led to a war of words.

  • Roger Federer

    Roger Federer regains number two rank ahead of US Open

    London: Roger Federer has reclaimed number two spot in the rankings ahead of the US Open, which starts from Monday. Federer regained his spot after claiming a 7-6 (7-1), 6-3 win over top seed Novak Djokovic to secure his seventh Cincinnati Masters title on Sunday. The 17-time major champion said that it hardly matters him to be ranked number two or three, the Guardian reported. The Swiss maestro also said that he has got

  • Justin Wilson, F1

    British IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies after crash

    Philadelphia: British driver Justin Wilson has died after suffering a serious head injury during a Pocono IndyCar 500 race. The ex-Formula 1 driver, who drives for the Andretti Autosport team, was hit by debris after a car crashed in front of him and he then hit a wall on Sunday. Wilson appeared to have been struck on the head by a piece of debris from American driver Sage Karam’s car after it

  • Gauhar Khan

    Gauhar Khan to walk the ramp for Rinku Sobti at LFW

    Mumbai: Actress Gauhar Khan is set to walk the ramp for Delhi-based fashion designer Rinku Sobti on Indian Textile Day at the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) winter-festive here. “It has been hectic, exciting and laborious so far. The hard work that has been put in to create this collection has totally been worth it. I have seen the metamorphosis of the threads turning into fabric and the ultimate outfit. It is my first

  • Yogeshwar Dutt

    Yogeshwar Dutt wants to boost stamina, experiment ahead of Olympics

    New Delhi: Confident of securing an Olympic berth and that too with a gold-medal finish at the World Championship, star India wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt said an early qualification would give him enough time to work on increasing his stamina and experiment in the run-up to the Rio Games.

  • Amol Palekar lends support to agitating FTII students

    Pune: Eminent actor-director Amol Palekar today expressed his support to the now 75-day-old agitation of the FTII students for their demands that include removal of TV actor and BJP member Gajendra Chauhan as the institute’s chairman. “I have already expressed my support to the students’ agitation,” Palekar, who was recently appointed as chairman of India’s Oscar jury, told reporters during a visit to the FTII campus.

  • Jitan Ram Manjhi

    Manjhi elected HAM’s president, resigns from JD-U

    Patna: Jitan Ram Manjhi, former Bihar chief minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha’s leader, was elected national president of the party after resigning on Tuesday from the primary membership of the JD-U and from the Bihar assembly.

  • jazbaa

    Aishwarya, Irrfan’s edgy, dramatic avatar in ‘Jazbaa’ trailer

    Mumbai:  The much awaited trailer of Sanjay Gupta’s forthcoming directorial “Jazbaa” featuring actors Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Irrfan Khan has been revealed– and it shows the duo in a powerful and dramatic avatar. The two minutes and four second trailer has action, drama and emotion juxtaposed into a powerful and edgy whole, which promises to keep the viewer hooked throughout the duration of the clip. It begins with Aishwarya, who plays a character named Anuradha

  • Mixed trend prevails in pulses market

    New Delhi: The wholesale pulses market continued to show a mixed trend today as prices of urad and arhar strengthened on pick up in demand against tight supplies, while masoor and gram eased on lack of buying support. Traders said besides pick up in demand from retailers, restricted supplies from producing belts kept urad and arhar prices higher but adequate stocks against lack of buying support at current levels kept pressure on masoor

  • Gold

    Gold retreats from 3-mth high, halts 2-wk rally on global cues

    New Delhi: Snapping its two-week winning streak, gold prices today retreated from three-month high by falling Rs 215 to Rs 27,360, tracking a weak global trend amid fall in demand from jewellers at prevailing levels. The precious metal had gained Rs 2,595 in previous 14 sessions, its longest winning run this year. Silver continued its slide on stockists selling and plunged Rs 800 to Rs 35,500 per kg.

  • NASA

    NASA aircraft to improve hurricane forecasts

    Washington: NASA’s remotely piloted Global Hawk aircraft, equipped with gen-next weather forecast observation tools, will begin flights this week in a mission to improve hurricane track and intensity forecasts.

  • flipkart

    Focussed on mobility but no timeline to go app-only: Flipkart

    New Delhi: eCommerce major Flipkart today said it is focused on developing products for mobile devices but has not decided on the timeline to go app-only. The Bengaluru-based firm, which today added a social feature ‘Ping’ to its app, has about 50 million monthly active users of its mobile app.

  • Modi, Kejriwal

    Kejriwal seeks Modi’s cooperation irrespective of political ideologies

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and took up a host of issues, including his government’s tussle with Lt Governor Najeeb Jung, as he sought the Centre’s cooperation irrespective of the differences in “political ideologies”. The chief minister, who was accompanied by his deputy Manish Sisodia for the meeting with Modi, also raised the issue of “Delhi Police being at war with his government” and touched

  • Macho Men

    Less ‘macho’ men prone to violence: study

    Washington: Men whose image of themselves falls short of the traditional masculine gender norms, and who feel that others think this about them too, may be more prone to violence than men who feel comfortable in their own skin, a new study suggests.

  • NWR cancels two trains on Jodhpur-Gandhidham rail section

    Jaipur: Following heavy rains and damage to tracks, North-Western Railway today cancelled two trains and diverted one on Jodhpur-Gandhidham division, an official said. Jodhpur-Gandhidham SF, train number 22483 was cancelled today, and train number 22484 on the return scheduled tomorrow is cancelled, the CPRO said in a statement here.