Free Press Journal
  • Pamela Anderson

    Pamela Anderson could be cured of Hepatitis C in a month

    Los Angeles: Actress Pamela Anderson, who has battled Hepatitis C for 16 years, says that her doctors have prescribed a new Food and Drug Administration approved drug regimen that eradicates the virus and this has given her new hope.

  • karan Johar

    Karan Johar to start filming ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ in London

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar is set to begin shooting his upcoming directorial venture “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” in London, UK soon. Karan is returning to the director’s chair after a gap of three years. He last helmed Varun Dhawan-Alia Bhatt starrer “Student of the Year” in 2012.

  • Snehal Mane lifts ITF girls singles title in Mauritius

    Mumbai: Fifth seed Snehal Mane of India won the the girls’ singles title and emerged runner up in the doubles event at the Petit Camp Cup Under 18 Grade 4 ITF tennis championships at the Mauritius Phoenix National Tennis Centre today. Snehal, who is currently ranked 678 in the world, upset top seed Julia Vulpio – her doubles partner – of the Dominican Republic 5-7 6-2 6-2 in a 2-hour and 10-minute tussle to claim the singles title, said a press

  • Steve Carell

    Steve Carell replaces Willis in Woody Allen’s next

    Los Angeles: Actor Steve Carell has replaced Bruce Willis in director Woody Allen’s yet untitled project. Sources close to Allen have confirmed that Willis had exited the project but cited no reason for it, reports  There was a rumour that he was let go, but many also said the movie had a conflicting schedule with his upcoming commitment on Broadway adaptation of “Misery”. It would have been Willis’s first time working

  • Imtiaz Ali

    Imtiaz Ali praises Marathi cinema and its ‘Highway’

    Mumbai: Imtiaz Ali, who directed the Hindi film “Highway” and has lent support to the Marathi film “Highway – Ek Selfie Aar Paar”, says he regularly watches Marathi films and feels inspired by its fresh style of storytelling.

  • Sheena Bora

    Sheena Bora murder case: Maharashtra DGP orders probe against local police’s inaction

    Mumbai : Maharashtra DGP Sanjeev Dayal on Saturday ordered a probe for inaction against the local police after Sheena Bora’s skeletal remains were recovered in Pen, Raigad. Raigad’s SP Mohammad Suez Haque is probing into the matter and is expected to submit the report to DGP Dayal soon. Yesterday, the Sir J J Hospital handed over the bones, nails and other evidences of Sheena to the Mumbai Police. They had earlier been deposited by

  • Austrian Economy

    Austrian economy sees slight Q2 growth acceleration

    Vienna: The Austrian economy has continued to gain modest momentum with 0.3 percent gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the second quarter, the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO) said. This figure, released on Friday, was a slight growth increase from the first quarter when 0.2 percent growth was recorded, and remains in line with WIFO’s preliminary calculations made at the end of July, Xinhua reported. The institute put the improved result down to

  • Army Jawan Died, Handwara

    12 jawans injured in explosion in Army camp

    Srinagar: At least 12 Army jawans were injured, seven of them critically, in an “accidental” explosion at an Army camp in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district today. An Army official told PTI that as many as 12 jawans have been injured in the explosion at Core Battle School (CBS) at Khrew (in Awantipora area of Pulwama). Out of the 12, seven jawans were critically injured and airlifted to 92 Base Hospital at Badamibagh Cantonment here for

  • Pierre-Emile Hoejbjerg

    Schalke signs Bayern youngster Pierre-Emile Hoejbjerg on loan

    Munich: Bayern Munich’s Denmark international Pierre-Emile Hoejbjerg has agreed to join league rivals Schalke on loan, the German champions confirmed in a statement. The 20-year-old Bayern midfielder will be loaned for a second time, after spending the last second half of the campaign at Augsburg, as he will play for Schalke until June 2016, reports Xinhua. “We still have very high hopes in Pierre-Emile Hoejbjerg and we see his future in Bayern

  • Gold rises

    Gold rises 1 percent in New York bourse

    Chicago: Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange rose on Friday as a report showed steady US inflation.  The most active gold contract for December delivery gained $11.4 or 1.02 percent, to settle at $1,134 per ounce, Xinhua reported. Gold was given support as a report from the US Department of Commerce showed July personal income and outlays rising by 0.1 percent with analysts noting that the

  • OIl price high

    Oil prices extend rally

    New York: Oil prices continued to rally on Friday for the second day amid upbeat economic data. On the economic front, the US personal income increased 0.4 percent, and disposable personal income rose 0.5 percent, in July, Xinhua reported, quoting the US Commerce Department. Personal consumption expenditures increased 0.3 percent in July after an upwardly revised 0.3 percent rise in June.

  • Dollar rises

    US dollar rises

    New York: The US dollar climbed against most major currencies on Friday as the country’s overall strong economic data pointed to a possible interest-rate hike later this year. The Commerce Department reported Friday that in July, US personal income increased 0.4 percent, and disposable personal income rose 0.5 percent, Xinhua reported.

  • Rob Davies

    South Africa to impose tariffs on Chinese steel imports

    Johannesburg: South Africa has approved recommendations to impose a 10 percent import tariff on some steel imports from China, a media report said. It was approved on Friday by South Africa’s Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies, Xinhua reported. The approval is based on the recommendation by the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC) for the tariff increases following its own extensive investigation, the Department Trade and Industry (DTI)

  • West Indies Cricket Board

    WICB pledges support to storm-ravaged Dominica

    Kingston (Jamaica): The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has said it is “very saddened” to hear of the loss of life and damage to property in Dominica due to tropical storm Erika. The island was battered on Thursday with heavy rains, causing streets to flood and rivers to overflow, reports CMC. Reports say as many as 20 people may have been killed.