Free Press Journal
  • Sonny Whiting awaits Vijender Singh in pro debut bout

    Manchester: Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh will square off against rising British pugilist Sonny Whiting in his eagerly-anticipated professional debut scheduled here on October 10.

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    Another big promise fulfilled with RBI rate cut: BJP

    New Delhi: The BJP today sought to draw political mileage from reduction in key interest rate by the Reserve Bank of India, saying its fourth fall in a year “fulfills” the party’s promise of bringing the rate down to help people avail cheaper loans.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul to address two rallies in Bihar’s Seemanchal area

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi will address two election rallies in crucial Seemanchal region of Bihar, where Asaduddin Owaisi’s MIM threatens to upset the apple cart of “secular” grand alliance of JD(U), RJD and Congress, which is fighting a tough battle against Narendra Modi-led NDA. As per the programme so far, Rahul will address at least nine rallies and Congress president Sonia Gandhi at least four as the two leaders will hit the campaign

  • Shashank Manohar

    Shashank Manohar only candidate for BCCI president: Anurag Thakur

    New Delhi: Former president Shashank Manohar is the only candidate for the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) chief’s post which has fallen vacant after the demise of Jagmohan Dalmiya, secretary Anurag Thakur said here on Tuesday. Thakur also said BCCI’s annual general meeting (AGM) will be held in Mumbai on October 4 at 2 p.m. where a decision regarding the vacant chair will be taken. “Shashank Manohar is the

  • FC Goa names Sukhvinder Singh as CEO

    New Delhi: FC Goa today named former footballer and seasoned administrator Sukhvinder Singh as its CEO.

  • Mayank Agarwal helps India A chase down imposing SA total

    New Delhi: Mayank Agarwal continued with his blazing red-hot form as India A spoilt South Africa’s opening warm-up game, comfortably beating the visitors by eight wickets in the T20 game here today.

  • Odisha approves Rs.41,900 crore investment proposals

    Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday approved seven big investment proposals worth Rs.41,900 crore including foreign direct investment (FDI) by a Japanese company. The High Level Clearance Authority (HLCA) chaired by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik cleared seven investment proposals, which will provide direct employment to some 4,450 people.

  • Parle residents, AAP warn of stir over BMC’s ‘garbage’ dumping

    Mumbai: The Residents Association of Vile Parle (West) and volunteers of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) have warned of launching a protest if the “garbage” dumped near their housing societies was not removed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) immediately. Even as the residents say that the BMC was dumping garbage in their localities, the civic body asserts that it was ‘nirmalya’ (religious organic refuse) and not garbage, which is being dumped there, which

  • Moody

    RBI feels growth trends require more aggressive stimulus: Moody’s

    Mumbai: Describing the Reserve Bank of India’s 50 basis points cut in its short term lending rate as more than what markets expected, international credit ratings agency Moody’s on Tuesday said the move indicates the RBI wanted to give an “aggressive stimulus” to subdued growth trends.

  • Court sends bus driver to 1 yr jail, suspends his licence

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has refused to set aside a year’s jail term to a bus driver convicted of killing a 50-year-old woman by negligent driving, while modifying his sentence from simple to rigorous imprisonment saying the trial court had already taken a lenient view towards him.

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    Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi to address nearly 20 rallies in Bihar

    Patna: Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi will address nearly 20 rallies of the grand alliance of the JD-U, RJD and Congress in the run-up to the Bihar assembly polls.

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    Kabali – First Look Poster – 2015

    Kabali is an upcoming Indian Tamil action thriller film written and directed by Pa. Ranjith. The film stars Rajinikanth in the lead role while Radhika Apte, Prakash Raj, Kishore, Kalaiyarasan, Dhansika, Dinesh Ravi and Soori will play supporting roles.

  • ‘Home Alone’ returning to theatres for 25th anniversary

    Los Angeles: Hailed as one of the greatest Christmas family comedy, “Home Alone” will return to theatres to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Fathom Events and 20th Century Fox have announced that they will celebrate the 1990 holiday classic’s anniversary by screening the movie for two nights only in select theatres across US, reported Entertainment Weekly.

  • Paul Walker's Toyota Supra

    Paul Walker’s daughter slaps Porsche with lawsuit

    Los Angeles: Late actor Paul Walker’s daughter Meadow has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Porsche, alleging that her father would still be alive if the company had installed proper safety features in the car in which he died. Walker died in a car crash on November 30, 2013.

  • Shruti Haasan not part of ‘Hera Pheri 3’

    Chennai: Actress Shruti Haasan, who was approached for Neeraj Vora’s “Hera Pheri 3”, could not be part of the project due to her current commitments, her spokesperson said.

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    Hope we live upto expectations with ‘Tamasha’: Deepika Padukone

    Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone hopes that the team of “Tamasha” is able to live upto the expectations that the trailer of the Imtiaz Ali directorial has generated. “There are a lot of expectations from the film. I hope we live up to all those expectations,” Deepika said on the sidelines of an event here.

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    Fantasy films appeal to everybody: ‘Puli’ director

    Chennai: Director Chimbu Deven says the biggest advantage of making fantasy films is that they don’t have a language barrier and can easily appeal to everybody across all age groups. “With great visuals, fantasy films can appeal to everybody. I strongly believe that language is never a barrier when it comes to such films. ‘Puli’ is not just for Vijay fans but it’s targeted at everybody, from kids to older folks,” Deven

  • Salman Khan

    ‘Jazbaati sawaal kar diya’, says Salman about Aishwarya

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan chose not to talk much and settled down at “jazbaati sawaal” when a scribe quizzed him whether Aishwarya Rai Bachchan would be invited on “Bigg Boss 9” to promote her upcoming film. There have been reports that his ex-girlfriend Aishwarya might come on the celebrity reality show to promote her upcoming release “Jazbaa” that brings her back to films after a gap of few years.