Free Press Journal
  • Sunny Leone

    People in power shouldn’t waste their time on me: Sunny Leone

    Mumbai: “Jism 2” star Sunny Leone says it is a shame when people in power waste their time one her, after CPI leader Atul Anjan demanded ban on a condom advertisement featuring the actress. The 34-year-old former adult star took to Twitter and said instead of talking about her, people should focus on helping those in need. “Sad when people of power waste their time and energy on me, instead of focusing on

  • james bond spectre

    ‘Spectre’ to release on November 20 in India

    Mumbai: Daniel Craig’s “Spectre”, the twenty-fourth film in the popular James Bond franchise, will now release in India on November 20, instead of November 6. Directed by Sam Mendes, “Spectre” marks Craig’s fourth appearance as the famous British spy. Apart from him, the film also stars Ralph Fiennes, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Rory Kinnear, Christoph Waltz and Monica Bellucci, read a statement.

  • Plea seeking ban on reservation rally by shepherd tribe rejected

    Mumbai: A Pune civil court has rejected a petition that sought an order to restrain leader of Shepherd community Hemant Patil from taking out a rally on September 29 to demand reservation in jobs and education for members of the tribe. The petition was rejected yesterday by Pune civil judge S S Gulhane on technical grounds, according to the petitioner’s lawyer Mayur Narendra Gajbhiye.

  • Best places in Mumbai for Seafood Part I

    Mumbai is a city that offers food from all regions of India. A thing worth remembering is the city’s proximity to the sea and the relation which people share with their seafood. The waters of Mumbai are teeming with marine life and taking good advantage of this the seafood is a cuisine in itself. It is peppered with Malvan, Konkan, Goan and Manglorean influences and the use of spices and coconut in

  • Sharmila Nicollet

    Golfer Sharmila Nicollet claims first title of 2015

    Greater Noida: Overnight leader Shamila Nicollet carded 1 under 71 on the final day of the Rs.6 lakh 15th leg of Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at the Jaypee Greens on Friday to claim her first title this season. Amandeep Drall finished with a total score of 215 to take second position, three strokes behind Sharmila. Sharmila was in good form and started impressively. She played a bogey-free front nine with birdies

  • HC extends ex-DU professor’s temporary bail in Maoist links case

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today extended by around three months the temporary bail granted to former Delhi University Professor G N Saibaba, arrested for alleged Maoist links, considering his deteriorating health condition. Saibaba was arrested by Maharashtra police last year. On June 30, the high court granted him temporary bail for three months to undergo medical treatment for multiple ailments including a degenerative spine disease.

  • Brawl case: Bizman refuses out-of-court settlement with Saif

    Mumbai: In further trouble for Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan, the complainant in the 2012 Taj brawl case has refused to settle the matter mutually out of court. “I have moved an application before the mediator saying that the complainant (Iqbal Mir Sharma) doesn’t want to go for mediation but wants trial to go ahead in the case,” public prosecutor Wajid Sheikh told PTI.

  • Somdev Devvarman

    Somdev Devvarman crashes out after superb start in Bangkok Open

    Bangkok: Somdev Devvarman frittered away a dream start in his quarterfinal against Ti Chen to bow out of the ATP Bangkok Open, here today. The second seed Indian bageled the sixth seed Taipei player in the opening set but eventually lost 6-0 5-7 3-6 after battling for two hours and 22 minutes. Somdev (90) won two points more than Chen but still ended up losing the contest. The Indian earned USD 1,460 and 15 points for his

  • ABB surpasses 2 GW solar inverter capacity in India

    Mumbai: Power and automation technology solutions group ABB today said it has surpassed its installed base of 2 GW of solar inverter capacity in India. “ABB has become the first company in the country to surpass an installed base of 2 GW of solar inverter capacity, doubling the 1 GW installed base it had in March 2015,” a statement issued here stated.

  • Black money

    Gains from online gaming to be disclosed under black money law

    New Delhi: Persons using e-wallets or virtual cards and earning money through online gaming or poker hosted by websites in foreign countries will be required to disclose such income under the black money compliance window, which ends on September 30. In its second set of 27 FAQs, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has said the e-wallet or virtual card is similar to a bank account and therefore “the valuation and declaration

  • Manmohan Singh

    Coalscam: CBI asks accused’ stand on whether to summon ex-PM

    New Delhi: CBI today told a Special court that all the 15 accused in a coal scam case, in which ex- Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda has sought summoning of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as accused, should clarify whether they support or oppose his plea.

  • Eliaquim Mangala

    City defender Eliaquim Mangala happy not to join Valencia

    London: Manchester City’s French defender Eliaquim Mangala has said he made the right decision by refusing the move to Spanish football club Valencia during the summer transfer market. “I refused because it would have been a step backwards. I felt good enough to win my place,” the 24-year-old French international said in a statement on Thursday quoted by Efe. Mangala, who joined City in August 2014 from Porto for about 32 million

  • Ajinkya Rahane

    Would have been in air force if not a cricketer: Ajinkya Rahane

    Mumbai: Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane on Friday said he would have been an officer with the Indian Air Force if he had not taken up cricket as a career. The willower, speaking to bcci.tv, also took a trip down memory lane and recounted experiences from his days as a junior cricketer. “In a junior cricket game, I got hit on the head by a bouncer. Immediately after that I got five boundaries

  • India-UK pledge to cut youth unemployment at G20 meet

    Ankara: India and the UK have partnered with 18 other G20 member countries to tackle youth unemployment across the world by sharing best practice on boosting skills and training opportunities. The initiative was led by UK Employment Minister and Prime Minister David Cameron’s Indian Diaspora Champion Priti Patel, who also held a bilateral meeting with Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya at a landmark G20 Ministers’ meeting here in the Turkish capital.

  • Vicente del Bosque

    Spain to rely on Chelsea trinity to assure Euro 2016 hopes

    Oviedo (Spain): Spain football team head coach Vicente del Bosque is likely to use the Chelsea collection when his side plays Slovakia during the key qualifying game for the 2016 European Championship here on Saturday night.

  • Parrikar, Parsekar condole death of former Goa CM

    Panaji: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar condoled the death of former CM Wilfred de Souza, 87, who died on Friday following cardiac arrest.

  • Manipur violence

    Curfew relaxed in Manipur’s riot-hit district

    Imphal: Curfew was relaxed on Friday in riot-hit areas of Manipur’s Churachandpur district to enable resident to buy essential commodities, an official said.