Free Press Journal
  • George Bailey

    Australia set 300-run target for England in fourth ODI

    London: Glenn Maxwell’s scintillating 85 helped Australia post a massive 300-run target for England in the fourth one day internationals of the five-match series at Leeds on Friday. Opting to bat first, George Bailey scored 75, while openers Joe Burns and Aaron Finch were dismissed cheaply for two and 15 respectively.

  • Deepika Kumari - Archery

    Deepika, Verma qualify for Archery World Cup Final

    Kolkata: Indian recurve and compound duo of Deepika Kumari and Abhishek Verma have made the cut for the season ending Archery World Cup Final to be held in Mexico from October 24-25. Deepika, who has won three World Cup Final silver medals from 2011-2013, has made the cut off the back of a bronze medal at Stage 2 World Cup in Antalya this year as she will make a return to the showpiece

  • Pune FC

    English defender Johnson ready for new challenge in ISL

    New Delhi: English footballer Roger Johnson says that hunger for new challenge and huge popularity of the Indian Super League has prompted him to choose to play in the ISL by joining FC Pune City. 32-year-old Johnson brings a wealth of experience to FC Pune City, having played nearly 500 games in the Premier League and Football League in England, for clubs like Cardiff City, Birmingham City, West Ham and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

  • What not to do when acne tries to invade your life

    You get up one morning, try to calm down your unruly tresses with your fingers and if need be, even start combing your hair. Suddenly you steal a glance at the mirror. Ahhhhhhhhh.

  • Sarbananda Sonowal

    Some PSUs positive on creating jobs for sportspersons: Sonowal

    Hyderabad: Union Minister of State for Sports Sarbananda Sonowal today said some PSUs have responded positively to the Centre’s appeal for creating special provision on employment opportunities for sportspersons. “On employment opportunities, we have openly appealed to all the corporate houses — private and public sector — to come forward and create avenues to accommodate our players. Some PSUs have come forward with a very open mind to support,” he said.

  • Microsoft Office 2016 arrives on Windows on Sept. 22

    Washington: Microsoft has announced that it will be releasing its Office 2016 for Windows on September 22. According to the Verge, the new Office will have many small but notable updates to the productivity suite which includes real-time editing by multiple people within the desktop apps as well as new design themes.

  • Axis Bank launches mobile application LIME

    Chennai: Axis Bank on Friday launched LIME, a mobile phone application offering wallet, shopping, payments and banking facilities. In a statement, the bank said LIME will be an independent application enabling any person to open individual, shared mobile wallets and make seamless peer to peer as well as online, and offline merchant payments.

  • Goa church

    Capture the churches of Old Goa

    When we think of Goa the first thing that pops up in our head are the flamboyant beaches, getting tanned in the sun, sipping on some booze and eating fresh seafood. Not many of us are aware of the historical significance Goa has had since the Portuguese era. The churches of Old Goa have been standing firm since decades, answering prayers of devotees. We have remembered some these timeless beauties below.

  • sensex down

    Sensex in wait-and-watch mode; ends flat ahead of IIP data

    Mumbai: Giving up over 250-point early lead at the fag-end, the benchmark BSE Sensex today ended the session marginally lower by 11.96 points at 25,610.21, while the NSE Nifty inched up by 1.21 points as the investors upheld cautious approach ahead of the factory output data.

  • Shah Rukh Khan

    Shah Rukh thanks filmmaker Maneesh Sharma for ‘Fan’

    Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan is gearing up for his much-awaited film “Fan” and the superstar thanked director Maneesh Sharma for making him rediscover himself with the movie. The 49-year-old “Happy New Year” actor will be seen playing the role of both a superstar and his fan in the movie produced by Yash Raj Films.

  • Salman Khan

    Salman’s case: new paper-book given to HC; hearing adjourned

    Mumbai: A revised paper-book — compilation of documentary evidence — in the 2002 hit-and-run case in which Bollywood actor Salman Khan has been convicted was today placed before the Bombay High Court. However, the court adjourned the hearing of Salman’s appeal to September 15 as his lawyer sought time to examine the newly-compiled papers.

  • Bite the best burgers in Mumbai

    Freshly baked buns, smothered cheese, juicy meat and fresh veggies make a perfect family to deliver a fully fledged delicious burger. It is the ultimate comfort food for every season. There are many casual dining restaurants serving burgers since ages. But we take you through the ones which are true to their promises of serving the most amazing burgers in town. Here’s our take on the best burger joints in Mumbai.

  • ‘Japan Desk’ to be set up in Maharashtra: Fadnavis

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today announced to set up a ‘Japan Desk’, a one-stop shop in the state for all Japanese companies. He also said that Japan, which will fund the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, has agreed to study the proposal for the train to go via Nashik. “I am happy to inform that we are setting up ‘Japan Desk’ – a one stop shop in Maharashtra for all Japanese companies,”

  • I’d like to collaborate with Bengali filmmakers: Imtiaz Ali

    Kolkata: Imtiaz Ali has expressed desire to team up with Bengali filmmakers to help them reach out to a wider audience. Imtiaz said though he was not conversant with the ‘sweet’ Bengali language, which is endowed with “rich heritage”, he would love to explore the regional cinema that is known for its creative excellence.

  • Prachi Desai

    My roles in ‘Rock On 2!!’, Azhar are diverse: Prachi Desai

    Mumbai: Actress Prachi Desai says she has diverse roles to play in her new films “Rock on 2!!” and “Azhar”. The former is a sequel of the 2008 Indian rock music drama which marked Prachi’s film debut, while “Azhar” is a biopic on former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin.

  • ISIS, Jammu Kashmir

    IS, Pak flags waved amid protest against HC been ban directive

    Srinagar: Clashes broke out here today between police and people protesting against the Jammu and Kashmir High Court order to implement 150-year-old law banning sale of beef in the state with some youth displaying Pakistani and ISIS flags. After Friday prayers, a group of masked youth set ablaze the tricolor and displayed several controversial flags including that of IS, Al-Jehad terror outfits and banners resembling Pakistani flag near the historic Jamia Masjid in

  • Narendra Modi

    PM Modi announces villages to get 24-hour electricity by 2022

    Rishikesh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that villages across the country would be getting 24-hour electricity by 2022. “Electricity will reach every village in India by 2022. In 1000 days, we will be giving the electricity to 18000 villages,” Prime Minister Modi said while addressing a rally here. “I promised 24-hours electricity in Gujarat, knowing it was a difficult task,” he added.

  • Ayman al-Zawahiri

    Zawahiri slams ISIS, accuses Baghdadi of ‘sedition’

    Washington:  In his first direct attack on the Islamic State, al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri has accused the terror group’s supremo Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi of “sedition” and dismissed his claim of being the leader of all Muslims worldwide.

  • Somnath Bharti

    Domestic violence case: Delhi Police mulls legal action against Somnath Bharti

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi on Friday said that former law minister Somnath Bharti didn’t turn up for the probe in the domestic violence case levelled against him by his wife Lipika Mitra and added that legal action would be initiated against him if he does not turn up in the future.

  • Ban on sale of meat violation of fundamental rights: CPI (M)

    New Delhi: CPI(M) today condemned the ban on the sale of meat imposed by some BJP-ruled states terming the same as “violation” of fundamental rights and alleged the move of being an integral part of RSS design to force Hindutva values and create communal polarisation.