Free Press Journal
  • Netaji’s kin push for declassification of Shastri files

    Kolkata: The family members of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose today pressed for declassification of files on former Prime Minister the late Lal Bhahdur Shastri, kept in India and Russia to unravel the mystery of his death. “Lal Bahadur Shastri was one of the greatest sons of India and certainly one of the best prime ministers India ever had! It is unfortunate that he passed away at Tashkent on January 11, 1966, under mysterious

  • Drought

    Sena slams Maha govt’s drought surcharge decision

    Mumbai: Ruling partner Shiv Sena has slammed Maharashtra’s BJP-led government’s decision to levy an additional surcharge on a host of items to raise money to tackle the drought situation in the state, dubbing it as “pick pocketing”. Instead of resorting to this sort of a measure, the state should have sought a financial package from the Centre, similar to the one announced for Bihar, to help crisis-hit farmers, Sena’s mouthpiece “Saamana” said in

  • Irrfan Khan

    Irrfan can have good chemistry with anyone: Konkona

    Mumbai: Actress Konkona Sen Sharma says her “Talvar” co-actor Irrfan Khan is easily able to have a good on screen chemistry with any actor, simply because he’s a “good actor” himself.

  • Samarth Dwivedi, Aman Raj make cut in windy conditions in Hong Kong

    Hong Kong: Strong windy conditions and lots of putting woes took the sting out of Indian challenge in the second round of Asia-Pacific Amateur golf Championships as only two Indians made the cut at the picturesque but demanding Clearwater Bay Golf and Country Club here today.

  • Me and Salman have nothing to win or lose: Sooraj Barjatya

    Mumbai: Sooraj Barjatya and Salman Khan have teamed up after 16 years for “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” and the filmmaker says neither of them work with the pressure of success or failure. The 50-year-old director made his debut with “Maine Pyaar Kiya” launching Salman as the lead, but he does not like to credit himself for the “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” star’s success and thinks he is way ahead of his contemporaries.

  • Sonam Kapoor

    It was intimidating to be on sets with Salman: Sonam Kapoor

    Mumbai: Sonam Kapoor has shared screen space with Salman Khan in her debut film “Saawariya”, but the actress says she was intimidated to romance the superstar in Sooraj Barjatya’s “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo”. “I feel privileged to be a part of the film. I have been a huge fan of Salman Khan for a long time. I was a bit nervous … It was intimidating for me to be on the sets but

  • Didn’t do Swachh Bharat campaign for photos: Salman Khan

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan says his participation in the Swachh Bharat campaign is not a publicity gimmick. The 49-year-old “Dabangg” actor had taken to social media to talk about his plans to nominate 100 followers every month for the campaign. When asked about his personal contribution to the campaign, Salman said, “I have made a clean movie. Do you follow me on Twitter? That (Swachh Bharat) was not a photo session. We nominated

  • Onus on Mumbai City FC to triple celebration of city fans

    Mumbai: Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Mumbai City FC will look to triple the joy of the city’s sports lovers by winning the 2015 tournament after Mumbai Indians claimed the Indian Premier League and U Mumba was victorious in the Pro-Kabaddi league earlier in the year.

  • Atletico de Kolkata, Chennayin clash in ISL opener

    Chennai: Perhaps there is no better way to kick-start a popular league than to pit two top teams against each other for the opening match and that is what will happen when defending champions Atletico de Kolkata face Chennaiyin FC in an Indian Super League (ISL) encounter here on Saturday.

  • North East United eye more impact in ISL Season Two

    Guwahati: Representing one of the most football crazy regions in the country, North East United FC (NEFC) left their fans hearbroken last season when they finished last in the Indian Super League (ISL).

  • Kerala Blasters all set to blast its way up

    Thiruvananthapuram: In the inaugural edition, Kerala Blasters almost clinched the Indian Super League (ISL) football trophy, but after a nail-biting final against Atletico de Kolkata, had to be content with the runners-up position. However, the franchise is confident of winning this time.

  • Chennaiyin FC eyeing home advantage against ATK in ISL opener

    Chennai: Strong title contender Chennaiyin FC would be hoping to cash in on home advantage when they take on defending champions Athletico de Kolkata in the inaugural match of the second season of Hero Indian Super League, here tomorrow.

  • Microsoft's Edu-Cloud

    Microsoft and Google call truce in patent wars

    San Francisco: Technology titans Microsoft and Google have announced that they have agreed to end all patent infringement litigation against each other. Legal battles between the companies included suits over technology for Internet-linked mobile devices, WiFi and digital video.

  • Rashid Khan grabs lead, Atwal misses cut at Taiwan Masters

    Taipei: Indian golfer Rashid Khan survived a double bogey start to card a two-under 70 and wrest the halfway lead even as the seasoned Arjun Atwal missed the cut at the Mercuries Taiwan Masters here today.

  • India should benchmark gas price to deficit nations: S&P

    New Delhi: India should benchmark its natural gas prices to similar gas-deficient nations instead of using rates prevalent in gas-surplus geographies like the US and Canada, says Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services. Using rates in gas-surplus nations, domestic natural gas prices earlier this week were cut by 18 per cent to USD 4.24 per million British thermal unit, a rate which S&P said will “discourage oil exploration and production (E&P) companies from committing

  • sleep

    Late bedtimes could lead to weight gain

    Washington: Teenagers and adults who go to bed late on weeknights are more likely to gain weight than their peers who hit the hay earlier, according to a new study.

  • BSE

    BSE, NSE to move 25 cos to restricted trade segment from Oct 7

    New Delhi: Leading stock exchanges BSE and NSE will next week shift a total of 25 companies to the restricted trading segment to ensure safety of investors in the capital markets. BSE said it would be shifting scrips of 19 firms to the trade-to-trade or the ‘T’ group segment, while National Stock exchange (NSE) has decided to move stocks of six companies to this category, the bourses said in separate notices.