Free Press Journal
  • Pranab Mukherjee

    Beef-Muslim row: NCP seeks Prez intervention; Khattar’s ouster

    Mumbai: After Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar’s reported remarks on beef and Muslims triggered an outrage, the NCP today appealed to President Pranab Mukherjee to intervene in the matter and ensure his ouster.

  • Rafael Nadal

    Rafael Nadal outmuscles Wawrinka to reach Shanghai Masters semis

    Shanghai : Eighth-seed Rafael Nadal blazed past his Swiss opponent Stanislas Wawrinka in straight sets to advance to the semi-finals of the Shanghai Masters on Friday. The Spaniard brushed Wawrinka aside 6-2, 6-1 in a quarterfinal contest that lasted for about an hour. The 29-year-old, who dropped to eighth in the rankings following a slump in form, will next lock horns with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga for final-berth.

  • HC seeks reply on PIL over Radhe Maa carrying trident on plane

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today directed the Centre and Maharashtra government to file their affidavits in reply to a PIL seeking action against self-styled Godwoman Sukhwinder Kaur alias Radhe Maa for carrying a trident in her hands while travelling in a flight.

  • cylinder-blast

    Eight killed as Mumbai eatery catches fire after gas blast

    Mumbai: At least eight people were killed in a fire that swept a crowded restaurant here on Friday after a gas cylinder exploded, an official said. The incident occurred in the City Kinara Hotel near the Holy Cross School in the Kurla area around 1.30 pm when the eatery was full of customers for the lunch time. Suddenly, a cylinder burst in the hotel’s kitchen, leading to the fire in which eight

  • mumbai central

    Pak family refused accommodation in Mumbai, leaves dejected

    Mumbai: A Pakistani family which arrived here to visit the Haji Ali ‘dargah’ to pray for their mentally challenged son was refused accommodation by several hotels in the city following which they spent the night on a pavement. A sub-inspector of Railway Police Force (RPF) provided some succour to the family of around five members after they reached the Mumbai Central Railway Station on Wednesday but the family failed to find accommodation in any hotel or lodge, its senior inspector R

  • Sri Lanka end Bravo resistance as Windies struggle

    Galle: Sri Lanka took the prize wicket of Darren Bravo just before lunch today to hold the West Indies to 134-5 on the third day of the first Test and leave them trailing by 350 runs.

  • Happy to see India’s renewed focus on building economy: John Key

    Wellington: New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has said he’s happy to see that under Narendra Modi’s leadership, India has taken steps to renew focus on building its economy, and called for closer ties between the two countries.

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    Salman convinced me to do ‘Hate Story 3’: Daisy Shah

    Mumbai: Shedding her girl-next-door image, Daisy Shah will be seen in a bold avatar in “Hate Story 3” and the actress feels it landed into her kitty just because superstar Salman Khan pushed her to do something different. Daisy was seen opposite Salman in the 2014 action drama “Jai Ho”.

  • Emraan Hashmi Raaz Reboot

    Book on Emraan Hashmi’s struggle with son’s cancer soon

    Mumbai: A book unfolding the pages of the struggle and hardship of Emraan Hashmi with son Ayan’s cancer treatment will soon find its way onto the stalls. The actor says the “last two years” have been the most trying phase of his life and have made him wiser, adding that he is eager to share his story with his fans.

  • Atletico de Kolkata

    Confident ATK to lock horns with FC Pune City

    Pune: Seeking to consolidate its position at the top of the pecking order, Atletico de Kolkata will run into FC Pune City who will be eager to make use of the home advantage, as they face-off in the Indian Super League (ISL) football here tomorrow.

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    Mira not doing any film: Shahid Kapoor

    New Delhi: Actor Shahid Kapoor has laughed off reports about wife Mira’s acting debut. “No. She is chilling with her family right now,” said the “Haider” star, when asked if there is any truth to the speculation. The actor, who will be next seen in Vikas Bahl’s “Shaaandaar”, has lately been quite open about his personal life, a departure from the secrecy he maintained before marriage.

  • BCCI

    No threat of termination for CSK, RR as WC meets on Sunday

    New Delhi: The two troubled Indian Premier League franchises Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals can breathe easy as BCCI members may not push for their termination when the Working Committee meeting chaired by newly appointed President Shashank Manohar takes place in Mumbai on Sunday.

  • couple

    Sex three-four times a week can clear kidney stones: Study

    London: Suffering from kidney stones? Well, stop gulping down beer after beer or other drinks to pass it out and prepare yourself for better action between the sheets tonight. According to a significant research from the Clinic of Ankara Training and Research Hospital in Ankara, Turkey and others, having sex at least three to four times a week can help ease the spontaneous passage of kidney stones.

  • Islam was ‘never part of Europe’: Viktor Orban

    Berlin: Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban defended his hardline stance against refugees, the vast majority of whom are Muslim, saying in an interview published today that Islam “has never been part of Europe”.