Free Press Journal
  • “Only India has a fifth season – the marriage season!”

    If you judged her to be a bubbly pretty face after her first film, DIL DHADKNE DO, take a look at her next, KAJARYA. RIDHIMA SUD talks to VIRAJ SAWANT about her fascination with the pheras and the changing concept of marriage.

  • Fawad ‘thrilled’ to work with Rishi Kapoor 

    Pakistani actor Fawad Khan, who made his Bollywood debut with the 2014 film “Khoobsurat”, says he is “more than thrilled” to work with actor Rishi Kapoor in upcoming romantic drama film “Kapoor and Sons”, reports IANS.

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    Jaitley urges unconventional funding for UN’s SDG targets

    Lima: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has called for unconventional ways to raise funds in the current context of global economic slowdown to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, an official statement said on Friday.

  • At least two dead in Guinea pre-election violence

    Conakry: At least two people were killed and a score hurt in clashes between rival political parties ahead of Guinea’s presidential election Sunday, the head of the gendarmerie said. The clashes near the city’s large Madina market Thursday between supporters of incumbent President Alpha Conde, and leading opposition rival Cellou Dalein Diallo, left two dead, General Ibrahima Balde, the gendarmerie chief-of-staff said.

  • Fresh probe into missing Mexican students case

    Mexico City: Mexican authorities have confirmed launch of a new probe into the disappearance of 43 students of a teacher training institute in Mexico, who have been missing since September 26, 2014, the media reported on Friday.

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    AFC calls for urgent FIFA meeting

    Kuala Lumpur: The president of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Shaikh Salman Bin Ibrahim Al-Khalifa on Friday requested Cameroonian Issa Hayatou, the acting chief of FIFA after the suspension of Joseph Blatter, to hold an emergency executive committee meeting of world football’s global body.

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    All food parks will be operational in next 3 years: Badal

    Mumbai: All the 42 mega food parks sanctioned by the government will be fully operational in the next three years, Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said today. “All our parks will be operational in next three years. Five parks are fully functional so far, of which the last three became commercial in the past one year, and rest of the parks are in various stages (of completion),” the Minister for Food Processing told

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    HC dismisses plea over ‘Selfie’ song from ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today dismissed a public interest litigation seeking deletion of the famous ‘Selfie’ song from Salman Khan-starrer ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ as the actor is seen dancing with shoes before Lord Hanuman. A division bench of Justices V M Kanade and Shalini Phansalkar-Joshi refused to grant relief to one Raj Rathod who filed the petition.

  • Himayat Baig, German Bakery blast

    HC allows transfer of Baig to Arthur Road Jail from Nagpur

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today allowed the transfer of Himayat Baig, the lone convict in the 2010 Pune German Bakery blast case, from Nagpur Central Prison to Arthur Road Jail here pending disposal of the appeal filed by him challenging his death penalty. A division bench of Justices N H Patil and S B Shukre is at present hearing Baig’s appeal along with the state government’s petition seeking confirmation of the death

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    BCCI to talk to Pepsi sponsorship issue

    New Delhi: The BCCI said on Friday it will address the concerns raised by Pepsi, the title sponsor of its flagship tournament, the Indian Premier League (IPL). Media reports suggest the beverage giant has sent a notice to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) expressing its intention to withdraw from IPL due to the spot-fixing case.

  • Tendulkar optimistic about Indian team’s future

    New Delhi: Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar believes the Indian team is on an upward curve but should show signs of improvement to play a better brand of cricket.

  • Abhijit canters home to five-stroke win at BILT Open

    Mewat: Chandigarh’s Abhijit Singh Chadha bagged his second professional title after he cantered home to a five-stroke win at the BILT Open 2015 here today. Chadha brought in a card of three-under-69 in the final round to end the week with a total of 16-under-272 at the Classic Golf & Country Club.

  • Saurashtra beat Jharkhand by 8 wickets, clinch 6 points

    Rajkot: Saurashtra defeated Jharkhand by eight wickets on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Group C match here at Madhavrao Scindia cricket ground here today. The hosts clinched six points with this victory over Jharkhand, who were bowled out for 168 and 122 in the first and second innings respectively.

  • Barcelona back Messi over fraud case

    Barcelona: Spanish champions FC Barcelona and its star striker Lionel Messi’s management company criticised the decision taken by a Spanish court to make the Argentine face trial for tax avoidance alongside his father on Friday.