Free Press Journal
  • Michael Phelps

    Michael Phelps swim clinic launched in Bengaluru

    Bengaluru: Michael Phelps Swim School in association with Gameday Arts launched their excellence programmes here on Wednesday as India became the first international venture for the programme.

  • Venus Williams

    Venus Williams in Wuhan Open quarter-finals

    Wuhan: Venus Williams eased into the quarter-finals of the Wuhan Open with a straight-set win over Carla Suarez Navarro on Wednesday. Williams continued her fine form by swatting aside World No.10 Suarez Navarro 6-3, 6-4, reports Xinhua. On Tuesday, Williams saw off Julia Goerges to register the 700th match win of her career. And the milestone remained a hot topic of conversation 24 hours later. “I’m not sure if it’s my lucky

  • Anirban Lahiri’s show inspires Madappa at Asia-Pacific golf

    Hong Kong: Viraj Madappa, who will spearhead India’s challenge at the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (ACC) golf tournament starting tomorrow, feels Anirban Lahiri’s exploits will definitely act as an inspiration for him and his countrymates here.

  • BofA-ML slashes by half FY16 FPI inflows forecast to USD 10 bn

    New Delhi: Flagging concerns over US Fed rate hike and domestic corporate earnings, Bank of America Merrill Lynch has cut its projection for Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI) inflows into the country for the fiscal to USD 10 billion from USD 20 billion earlier. “We cut our FPI inflows forecast for FY16 to USD 10 billion (including USD 5 billion FPI G-sec limit hike) from USD 20 billion earlier,” global financial services major BofA-ML

  • Rohit Sharma

    Don’t want to read too much into SA’s warm-up loss: Rohit Sharma

    Dharamsala: Rohit Sharma says the Indian team is not reading too much into South Africa’s surprise loss in the warm-up game and feels it will be a big challenge to beat of “one of the most consistent sides across formant” when the series begins with the T2O International here on Friday.

  • ‘Banking, fin services need 1.6 mn skilled workers by 2022’

    New Delhi: Banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) sector in India will need an additional 1.6 million skilled workforce by 2022, the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has estimated. “The BFSI sector is expected to create additional employment of over 1.6 million during 2013-2022,” NSDC said in its report.

  • Housing.com to set up online platform for realtors body CREDAI

    New Delhi: Realty portal Housing.com today signed an agreement with the realtors’ apex body CREDAI to set up an online platform that would help developers to engage with customers effectively. Housing.com and The Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Associations of India (CREDAI) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for an exclusive partnership for three years.

  • No pressure on me in Delhi Dynamos: Roberto Carlos

    New Delhi: He is the biggest star on the Delhi Dynamos’ roster but despite the spotlight Roberto Carlos is facing, the Brazillian World Cup winner says he does not feel any pressure and would be playing to win in the ISL starting October 3.

  • Sleeping

    Sound sleep boosts immune system ‘memory’ too

    London: A good night’s sleep not only strengthens your memory but also strengthens the response-memory of your immune system when it comes to killing bad bacteria and viruses as they enter your body, new research reveals.

  • Bashar al-Assad

    France probes Bashar al-Assad regime for crimes against humanity

    Paris: France has launched a probe into Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime for alleged crimes against humanity, a judicial source said today, after world powers sparred at the United Nations over the embattled leader’s fate.

  • Overweight men have more sexual partners!

    New York: When it comes to satisfying your carnal desire, a little extra body weight may come in handy as researchers have found that overweight men are likely to have more sexual partners than their normal or underweight counterparts.

  • Nitish-Lalu

    Nitish Kumar is our ‘dulha’, BJP has none: Lalu

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday said the BJP-led National Democractic Alliance (NDA) is contesting Bihar assembly polls like hosting a wedding without bridegroom, which the grand alliance has in Nitish Kumar.

  • David Beckham

    David Beckham richer than Queen Elizabeth

    Los Angeles: Former soccer ace David Beckham and his nuclear family are richer than Queen Elizabeth, according to a report by the London School of Marketing. The researchers analysed the different business ventures and marketing values of David and his family and found that the family was worth USD 712 million, reported Ace Showbiz. “The Beckham brand has been used to advertise everything from designer clothes, to satellite television and even whisky,” CMO

  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

    Aishwarya to dance to medley of her songs at ISL opener

    Mumbai: Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, ready with her Bollywood comeback vehicle “Jazbaa”, will add a dose of glamour to the opening ceremony of Indian Super League (ISL) in Chennai on October 3 by performing on a medley of her songs.

  • Sonu Sood to star opposite Jackie Chan in Hollywood film

    Mumbai: Actor Sonu Sood will be sharing the screen space with action star Jackie Chan in Hollywood film “Kung Fu Yoga”, directed by Stanley Tong. “Kung Fu Yoga”, an out-and-out action movie, will be shot in Dubai, Beijing and India. Congratulating Sonu for his new venture, his “Happy New Year” director Farah Khan tweeted, “So happy for Jackie Chan who is starring with my friend @SonuSood in ” Kung fu yoga”!! Truly Karate