Free Press Journal
  • Christiano Ronaldo

    Cristiano Ronaldo wishes ‘All The Best’ to Northeast United FC

    New Delhi: Global football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo today wished the Indian Super League side Northeast United FC “all the best” ahead of the side’s first home match of the season. The Portuguese player, who recently scored his 500th career goal, was photographed holding a Real Madrid jersey with a signed message, which was posted on twitter by the club’s official handle.

  • dehydration

    Human body can cope up with mild dehydration

    Washington D.C.: Medical experts have revealed that our body is more than capable of coping up with mild dehydration and that sports drinks are only necessary in lengthy endurance events.

  • Nitin Gadkari

    Govt mulls Rs 32,800cr greenfield expressway btw Delhi, Jaipur

    Kotputli (Jaipur): Government is considering a proposal to build a new expressway connecting the national capital and the Pink City at an estimated cost of Rs 32,800 crore. “We are studying the feasibility of the project for a greenfield expressway between Delhi and Jaipur. The project cost is estimated at Rs 32,800 crore,” Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said here.

  • Novak Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic cruises, Andy Murray battles into Shanghai Masters quarters

    Shanghai: World number one Novak Djokovic continued his rich vein of form as he brushed aside Spain’s Feliciano Lopez in straight sets to progress through to the quarterfinals of the Shanghai Masters on Thursday. The 10-time Grand Slam champion clinched a 6-2, 6-3 triumph over Lopez in the third round contest to set up a quarterfinal clash with either Richard Gasquet or Bernard Tomic for a semi-final berth. Meanwhile, third seed Andy Murray bounced back

  • isis

    Iraqi forces in major push against IS jihadists

    Baghdad: Iraqi forces battled the Islamic State jihadist group on separate fronts today, ramping up operations to retake Baiji and Ramadi, two of the conflict’s worst flashpoints. The Baiji area has seen almost uninterrupted fighting since IS swept across Iraq last year, but top officers said Thursday that the Baiji refinery, the country’s largest, was almost secure.

  • Food distribution for 3.5 mn Bangladesh students

    Dhaka: The Bangladesh government in association with the World Food Programme is distributing free food items to 3.5 million primary students in the country, officials said on Thursday. “Some 3.5 million primary students in Bangladesh receive a packet of biscuits fortified with vitamins and minerals six days a week under the current programme,” the WFP said in a statement. Targeting schools located in rural areas and slums with food shortage, the WFP

  • Marco Materazzi

    Chennaiyin will go all out to win vs Mumbai City: Coach Marco Materazzi

    Mumbai: Ahead of their Indian Super League (ISL) match against Mumbai City FC, Chennaiyin FC manager Marco Materazzi on Thursday said his team will go all out for victory. Chennaiyin come into the match full of confidence, having crushed FC Goa 4-0 in their last encounter. They lost to Atletico de Kolkata and Delhi Dynamos FC in their first two matches.

  • Briton to be tried for killing of Indian-origin woman

    London: A man accused of strangling an Indian-origin woman to death in London was charged with murder and will stand trial in February, a media report said. Miles Donnelly, 34, allegedly stabbed and strangled 44-year-old Usha Patel at her home in Melrose Avenue, Cricklewood, on October 8, Evening Standard newspaper reported on Wednesday. Donnelly made his first appearance on Wednesday at the Old Bailey Court, London via video link from Wormwood Scrubs

  • rafah crossing

    Egypt reopens Rafah crossing

    Gaza: Egyptian authorities on Thursday reopened the Rafah border crossing point with the Gaza Strip to enable stranded travellers on the Egyptian side to return home. The crossing will only remain open for one day and in one direction, from Egypt to Gaza, the Gaza interior ministry said. Rafah crossing has been closed in both directions for more than 55 days, except for opening in September for pilgrims headed to Saudi Arabia for haj

  • Volkswagen ordered to recall 2.4 mn cars in Germany

    Berlin: The German Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) on Thursday ordered car giant Volkswagen to recall 2.4 million diesel vehicles following the diesel emissions scandal. “We require (Volkswagen) to recall the vehicles,” a spokesman of the KBA was quoted by German television ARD as saying.

  • Honda

    Honda top selling two-wheeler brand in 8 states: SIAM

    Bengaluru: Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India is now the number one selling two-wheeler brand across eight states and one union territory, as per latest data by SIAM for the first quarter of 2015-16. Honda is the number one selling two-wheeler brand in eight states Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat, Kerala, Punjab, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Goa and one union territory Chandigarh, the company said in a release, quoting the latest sales figures provided by Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).

  • Jenny McCarthy

    Jenny McCarthy wants to pose nude for Playboy one last time

    Los Angeles: Model-actress Jenny McCarthy is campaigning to return to Playboy cover before the magazine stops publishing nude photographs next year. McCarthy made the announcement during her talk show “Dirty, Sexy Funny with Jenny McCarthy” on Wednesday, reports

  • lady-gaga

    Lady Gaga’s fashion is not easy to get right

    Los Angeles: Singer Lady Gaga, known for donning bizzare ensembles, says wearing her daring outfits isn’t “easy” to get right. “What people don’t always really know about me. (They think) I’m always putting things on to be provocative or shocking for the sake of it. But actually, it’s not that easy to wear all of those things and to do it with poise and precision and to hit your mark every time,” Gaga

  • Aftab-Shivdasani

    Aftab Shivdasani nostalgic over ‘Mast’ memories

    Mumbai: As “Mast” — a film about a love story between an actress and a student — clocked 16 years of its existence on Thursday, its actor Aftab Shivdasani walked down the memory lane and said it has been a “beautiful journey” till now. “Today, 16 years ago, ‘Mast’ released…What a beautiful journey it has been! #16yearsofmast #nostalgia,” Aftab, whose career gained momentum in showbiz after the film, tweeted.

  • jkrowling

    JK Rowling ‘too old’ to enjoy sex-themed ball

    London: Author JK Rowling has turned down the invitation of the steamy sex-themed ball, thinking she is too old to enjoy the event. The 50-year-old novelist, who got the free invite to the Safer Sex Ball by students of her former university, said that she believed that she was “too old” to enjoy the fun which includes students frolicking in their underwear for charity, the Daily Star reports. Expressing her gratitude for the invitation

  • doordarshan

    Doordarshan brings four new TV shows for prime time

    New Delhi: From crime series, daily soaps to a singing talent hunt, Doordarshan is strengthening its prime time with a new bouquet of TV shows. Doordarshan, which launched its new look in August, will come up with four new shows “IPS Diary”, “Mashaal”, “Albeli… Kahaani Pyaar Ki” and “Sur Sagar”.

  • Shah Rukh Khan

    ‘Dilwale’ looks really nice: SRK

    Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan and filmmaker Rohit Shetty’s combo in “Chennai Express” turned out to be ‘blockbuster hit’ at the box office. And the Bollywood superstar says his forthcoming film “Dilwale” with the director is also shaping up well. SRK took to Twitter to express his views after catching a glimpse of the film, adding that “Dilwale” is looking nice. “Shot all night shot all morning shot half a night againÂ…saw filmÂ…looks

  • kim-kardashian

    Kim Kardashian cancels baby shower

    Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West has reportedly cancelled her baby shower in order to be with her sister Khloe Kardashian after Lamar Odom’s collapse. 34-year-old Kim’s former brother-in-law was rushed to hospital after being found unconscious at the Love Ranch brothel in Nevada earlier this week and the Kardashian clan, including his ex Khloe, have rushed to his bedside, where he remains in a critical condition, reported E! Online.

  • Mankind Serving Life

    Mankind Pharma to invest Rs 150 crore in Paonta Sahib plant

    Mumbai: Mankind Pharma today said it has invested Rs 150 crore in its plant at Paonta Sahib and expects to roll out 35 products by the end of 2016. “… we are concentrating on the production of nutraceuticals, food supplements and beverages. We have invested Rs 150 crore in our plant in Paonta Sahib and are expecting to launch 35 products by the end 2016,” Mankind Pharma MD Sheetal Arora said in a statement.

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