Free Press Journal
  • Want to connect with Hindi audience with ‘Bigg Boss’: Rochelle Rao

    New Delhi: Model Rochelle Rao, who has created a steady pitch for herself in the world of cricket as a host, says she wants to ‘connect with Hindi audience” through the popular reality TV show “Bigg Boss Nau”. “I want to connect with my Hindi audience so I will be focusing on that. The reality show makes you a household name and as an anchor that is the best thing one can hope

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    SRK, ‘Dilwale’ team play host to Sania Mirza

    Hyderabad: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Varun Dhawan and the whole crew of “Dilwale” enjoyed a nice evening with tennis star Sania Mirza on the film’s sets here. Shah Rukh shared pictures from the star’s visit on Twitter and added she brought biryani for the team. The actor, 49, posted a picture of himself with Sania, Kajol, director-choreographer friend Farah Khan, Varun and actor Varun Sharma.

  • Konkana and I are still friends: Ranvir Shorey

    Mumbai: Actor Ranvir Shorey, who recently announced his split from actress wife Konkona Sen Sharma, says he is still friends with her. Last month, the couple, parents to four-year-old son Haroon, took to social media platform Twitter to announce their split following the long drawn-out rumours surrounding the status of their relationship.

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    Want to stay at Barcelona, Messi deserves Ballon d’Or: Neymar

    Barcelona: Spanish champions FC Barcelona’s Brazilian forward Neymar confirmed on Tuesday that he wants to renew his contract with the Catalonian side after it expires on June 30, 2018, pointing out that there is no rush.

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    Vikram Gokhale to receive Vishnudas Bhave Award

    Sangli (Maha): Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale will be felicitated with the prestigious Vishnudas Bhave Award at a ceremony here next month. Gokhale, 67, who is a noted Marathi theatre actor and has acted in several Hindi films, will be honoured with the award at a function to be held here on November 5, 2015 on eve of ‘Marathi Rangbhumi Din’. Dr Sharad Karale, president of Akhil Maharashtra Natya Vidya Mandir Samiti, Sangli, made

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    ICC Board doubles prize money for top-ranked Test team

    Dubai: The ICC Board today decided to double the prize money of the top-ranked Test team to USD 1 million from its existing USD 500,000 from April 1, next year and also increase investment in women’s cricket by five-fold. According to a media release issued by ICC, “The Board approved an increased allocation of USD 65 million as the prize money for the top ranked Test sides and for men’s and women’s ICC

  • SL to make several changes for first Test against WI

    Colombo: Out of the several changes that Sri Lanka are expected to make in their XI for the first cricket Test against West Indies starting tomorrow in Galle, left-hand batsman Milinda Siriwardana is set to debut in the longest format. The 29-year-old has represented Sri Lanka in 5 ODIs and 2 T20s and is now poised to make a mark in Tests as well.

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    Lahiri geared up to defend Venetican Macao Open golf title

    Macao: Indian star golfer Anirban Lahiri is aiming to successfully defend his title at the $1 million Venetian Macao Open starting here on Thursday, saying he has overcome his Presidents Cup heartbreak.

  • India can’t afford mistakes like in first ODI: Rohit

    Indore: India batsman Rohit Sharma said on Tuesday the team can’t afford to make mistakes like they did in the first One-Day International (ODI) against South Africa, if they are to become the No.1 side in the world.

  • Match fixing scandal: Court to hear arguments from January 18

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has fixed January 18 next year for hearing arguments on framing of charges in the match-fixing scandal case of 2000 in which police has chargesheeted six persons, including former South African captain Hansie Cronje. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sanjay Khanagwal posted the matter for consideration on charge after the court was informed that copies of documents filed along with the charge sheet have been supplied to the accused.

  • BCCI letter to DDCA for entertaining Azharuddin

    New Delhi: The BCCI has shot off a letter to the Delhi & Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) for allowing some of the Vidarbha cricketers to flout the Anti Corruption norms by speaking to former India captain Mohammed Azharuddin during a Ranji Trophy match against Delhi at Feroz Shah Kotla. The players in question are veteran cricketers Wasim Jaffer and S Badrinath along with chief coach Paras Mhambrey, who were seen speaking to Azharuddin

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    Indian hockey juniors aim for turnaround against Argentina 

    Johor Bahru (Malaysia): India will look to bounce back from a heartbreaking loss against Britain when they take on Argentina in a league match of the 5th Sultan of Johor Cup junior hockey tournament here on Wednesday.

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    Amar Singh takes a dig at Azam for writing to UN

    Mirzapur (UP): Former SP leader Amar Singh today took a dig at senior UP minister Mohd Azam Khan for writing a letter to the UN after Dadri lynching incident, asking him whether he was ready to go to the US again where he was once disrobed during frisking at the JFK airport. Singh said Khan should not forget that he was disrobed during frisking at JFK airport in New York on his previous

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    Maldivian Prez’s message addressed to int’l community: India

    New Delhi: India today downplayed the Maldivian President’s remarks to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj that his government will not tolerate foreign interference in domestic issues, saying the message was for “larger audience and not for India only”. According to top official sources, the conversation between Swaraj and Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen during her recent visit there was not only about India’s views on Maldives but also on the UN report on “illegal

  • Vistara not to fly on Ahmedabad-Mumbai route

    New Delhi: Tata-SIA joint venture Vistara has decided to withdraw from Mumbai-Ahmedabad route, citing operational reasons, nine months after it launched flights services in the country. Flight services to Ahmedabad from Mumbai are not part of the airline’s winter schedule that comes into effect from the last Saturday of this month, Vistara said.

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    From Dubai to Mumbai, migrants flock to Bihar to vote

    Patna: Thousands of migrants are flocking to Bihar from far and wide to vote in the assembly elections, an enthusiasm not seen earlier. Rehan Khan from Dubai is one of them. “I was to return to Dubai in early October but I extended my leave to vote next Friday (October 16),” Khan, originally from Gaya town, about 100 km from here.

  • Adobe, Dropbox join hands to make your life easy at work

    San Francisco: In a move to help workers have greater flexibility with their documents, Adobe and file hosting service Dropbox have announced a partnership to streamline life at the workplace, home and on the go. The companies will integrate their applications and services on mobile devices, desktop and web for faster and more seamless access to PDF files.

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    Dutch authorities release MH17 probe reports 

    The Hague: Dutch authorities on Tuesday released the findings of their probe into the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash over the conflict-hit region of eastern Ukraine in July 2014, in which all 298 people on board were killed.

  • Clemency plea for Briton, 74, facing Saudi flogging

    London: The family of a 74-year-old British man sentenced to 350 lashes in Saudi Arabia after being caught with home-made wine pleaded for clemency and government intervention today. Karl Andree has served a year in jail but has been told he could face a public flogging. His family say they fear the punishment could kill him and have urged the British government to intervene.

  • The builders have been asked to get rid of items such as hollow tyres and empty plant pots, which can lead to the breeding of mosquitoes

    China at risk of frequent, severe dengue outbreaks

    Beijing: The first-ever comprehensive genomic analysis of the virus that causes dengue fever suggests that it may survive year-round in China, increasing the risk of more frequent and severe outbreaks in the country. The study found a surprisingly complex and diverse mix of viral subtypes represented in China and increased risk for more frequent and severe dengue fever outbreaks similar to the 2014 outbreak in Guangdong Province that sickened more than 40,000 people.