Free Press Journal
  • Shah Rukh Khan

    SRK invited to deliver lecture at University of Edinburgh

    Mumbai: Bollywood ‘Badshah’ Shah Rukh Khan, one of the actors globally most popular, has been invited to deliver a lecture to students of the University of Edinburgh, UK, on October 15.

  • Hrithik

    Hrithik Roshan to teach ‘World’s Largest Lesson’ 

    New Delhi: “Bang Bang!” star Hrithik Roshan has been announced as India ambassador for Unicef and the Global Goals campaign’s World’s Largest Lesson. The actor has joined other celebrities to invite young students to use their superpower to help protect our planet and achieve the global goals’ mission to end poverty and inequality.

  • Rafael Nadal

    Rafael Nadal cruises past Wu Di to enter China Open second round

    Beijing : Third seed Rafael Nadal defeated local boy Di Wu in straight sets to reach the second round of the China Open on Tuesday. The 14-time Grand Slam champion claimed a 6-4, 6-4 win over his Chinese opponent Wu in the opening round that lasted one hour and 26 minutes. Nadal, who has had a disappointing season so far, is looking to bounce back from his latest Grand Slam disappointment and take a

  • Sensex

    Value buying buoys markets, Sensex closes 139 points up 

    Mumbai: Value buying after a sharp correction during intra-day trade buoyed prices and propelled a barometer index of the Indian equity markets to provisionally close with a gain of 139 points or 0.52 percent on Tuesday.

  • Irrfan Khan

    ‘Court’ better than India’s last few embarrassing Oscar entries: Irrfan

    New Delhi” Actor Irrfan Khan, two of whose films earlier missed being India’s official entry for the 88th Academy Awards’ Best Foreign Language Film category, says Chaitanya Tamhane’s Marathi film “Court” is a better choice than the last few “embarrassing” entries that the country sent to the Oscars.

  • Twiteratti upset over Jenner-Kardashian magazine cover

    Los Angeles: Twiteratti expressed anger and dismay at a magazine for labelling the women of the Jenner-Kardashian family as “America’s First Family” on the cover of its November issue. Many people took to Twitter to express their discontent over the label given to Kim Kardashian’s family and asked the Cosmopolitan magazine to respect the “real” first family which is that of US President Barack Obama, reports aceshowbiz.com. Twitter users mostly posted either

  • Sunil Gavaskar

    India must strive to improve: Sunil Gavaskar

    Mumbai: Following India’s six wicket loss to South Africa in the second Twenty20 International, legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar advised the men in blue not to get complacent and instead strive to get better in the upcoming matches.

  • Dehradun to host world finals of collegiate T20 tournament

    Mumbai: Around hundred college cricketers from eight countries, including Pakistan, would take part in the final leg of Red Bull Campus T20 cricket tournament in Dehradun from October 19-24. The participating nations in the tournament to be played at the National School of Cricket in Dehradun are hosts India, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Australia, United Kingdom, Bangladesh and United Arab Emirates, a media release said today.

  • Indrani Mukherjea

    Sheena case: Court reserves order on CBI plea to quiz accused

    Mumbai: A Mumbai court today reserved its order till tomorrow on a CBI plea seeking permission to interrogate in jail former media magnate Indrani Mukerjea and two other accused in the Sheena Bora murder case. “The order will be passed tomorrow,” said R V Adone, Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate of Esplanade court. Seeking permission to quiz Indrani, her former husband Sanjeev Khanna and her driver Shyam Rai in jail, CBI, which had moved

  • Aaron Finch

    Glenn Maxwell can be the best in the world: Aaron Finch

    Melbourne: As Glenn Maxwell looks to stake his claim for the Test team via this summer’s Matador One-Day Cup, his Victoria and Australia colleague Aaron Finch believes that the all-rounder has the potential to be the best player in the world.

  • India don’t have wicket-takers save Ashwin: Shoaib Akhtar

    New Delhi: Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has criticised the Indian bowling attack terming it as an unit that “lacks depth” as the only wicket-taking bowler is off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin.

  • India, Mens Hockey

    Indian hockey team lose opener 0-2 to New Zealand

    Nelson (New Zealand): The experience gained by winning two practice matches against New Zealand A did not help the Indian hockey team as the visitors lost the opener of the four-match bilateral Test series 0-2 to the Black Sticks here on Tuesday.

  • Whatsapp

    Facebook tops networking, WhatsApp in msg apps in India: TNS

    New Delhi: Facebook remains the most popular social networking site in India with 51 per cent of users logging on daily, while WhatsApp tops the list of instant messaging (IM) apps, according to report by global research consultancy firm TNS. As per the findings of ‘Connected Life’ — a global study of the digital attitudes and behaviours of 60,500 internet users across 50 countries, 55 per cent are on instant messaging every day.

  • Atletico de Kolkata

    ISL: Postiga’s availability key for Atletico de Kolkata

    Margao: Defending champions Atletico de Kolkata may have crossed the Chennayin FC hurdle with ease but they now face another tough rival in form of Zico’s FC Goa in an Indian Super League (ISL) encounter here on Wednesday.

  • 37 consulting firms to prepare Smart City plans for 88 cities

    New Delhi: CRISIL, KPMG, McKinsey and Mott MacDonald are among the 37 consulting firms which have been assigned for preparing action plans for the 88 cities proposed to be developed as Smart Cities. The remaining 10 cities in north-eastern states and Union Territories will do so by this week end.

  • Germany to provide 125 mn euro loans for green energy projects

    New Delhi: Germany will provide loans worth 125 million euro (about Rs 915 crore) for financing two green energy projects in Himachal Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh. “Government of India and KFW (Federal Republic of Germany) yesterday signed two loan agreements worth Euro 125 Millions for financing two projects under the Green Energy Projects programme,” a finance ministry statement said.

  • Positive emotions may promote heart-healthy behaviours

    Washington: People with heart disease may benefit from maintaining positive emotions, according to a new study. The study tracked more than 1,000 patients with coronary heart disease over the course of five years. Patients who reported higher positive psychological states were more likely to be physically active, sleep better and take their heart medications and were also less likely to smoke, compared to patients with lower levels of positive states.

  • IndiaFirst gets Rs 150 cr capital infusion

    New Delhi: IndiaFirst Life Insurance today said it has received capital infusion of Rs 150 crore from its three promoters, including Bank of Baroda, as per their share in the company. With the fresh capital infusion, the total share capital of the insurance firm has risen to Rs 625 crore, IndiaFirst Life Insurance said in a statement.