Free Press Journal
  • Mamta Banerjee

    Mamata welcomes BCCI, PCB to meet in Kolkata     

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee today “welcomed” the officials of India and Pakistan Cricket Boards to meet here in the wake of Shiv Sena workers protest at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai. “Hearing about incidents related to disruption of BCCI work in Mumbai. Cricket Board welcome to meet in Kolkata,” Mamata wrote in her official Twitter handle. Shiv Sena workers today barged into the BCCI headquarters in protest against Board president Shashank Manohar’s planned talks

  • Windies’ Samuels hauled up again for suspect action

    Colombo: West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels has been reported for a suspect bowling action for the third time in his career, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said today.

  • Manish Tewari

    Maharashtra’s law and order is in bad shape: Manish Tewari

    New Delhi: Congress Party on Monday on condemned the Shiv Sena protest against Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan’s visit to India in a bid to convince the BCCI to confirm the bilateral series between Indian and Pakistan in December.

  • Hardik arrested for ‘insulting’ tricolour

    Rajkot: Detained Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel was arrested today by Rajkot Police after an FIR was filed against him at Paddhari Police Station here for allegedly insulting the national flag. According to Rajkot-Rural Superintendent of Police (SP) Gagandeep Gambhir, police have collected concrete evidence before filing an FIR against Hardik, who is already under preventive detention of local police since yesterday.

  • Sheena Bora

    Sheena murder: Custody of three accused extended

    Mumbai: A Mumbai magistrate court on Monday extended the judicial custody of the three prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case till October 31. The accused are Sheena’s mother Indrani Mukerjea, the latter’s ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna and former driver Shyamwar Rai.

  • Shiv Sena protest BCCI

    Derecognise Shiv Sena, book its leaders, demands AAP

    Mumbai: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today demanded that the Shiv Sena be derecognised in the backdrop of the latter’s recent activities, including today’s protests at BCCI office here, saying in its nearly 50 years of existence the regional party has only contributed to “politics of hate and goondaism”.

  • Alia Bhatt

    Dad is very possessive about me: Alia Bhatt

    New Delhi: Like every father, Mahesh Bhatt is extremely possessive when it comes to daughter Alia but the actress does not mind it as he never intrudes in her space and gives her enough freedom. The 22-year-old star says there are times when her father get irked reading about her dating rumours in the media but he does not force his opinions on her.

  • Who makes Karan Johar proud ?

    Mumbai:  Filmmaker Karan Johar, whose film “Student Of The Year” completed three years on Monday, says he is “proud” of actors Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra and Varun Dhawan who made their debut with the film.

  • Lisa excited about doing “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”

    Mumbai: Actress Lisa Haydon is excited to be a part of Karan Johar’s most awaited film “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”. Lisa, 29, shot to fame in Bollywood with “Queen” after which she featured in “The Shaukeens”. Now, she will be seen in Johar’s directorial venture “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” alongside Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Anushka Sharma, Ranbir Kapoor and Fawad Khan.

  • Raghuram-Rajan

    For 9% growth, investments & supplies need to improve: Raghuram Rajan

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan today said the country cannot have a GDP growth of 9 per cent until it makes “tremendous investments” and improves supply situation that boosts demand, but warned against populist policies.

  • Amitabh bachchan

    Music was integral part our life since childhood: Big B

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been very vocal about his love for music and he has credited his parents for introducing him to it. The 73-year-old “Piku” star says his father, poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and mother Teji Bachchan were equally into music and he has got the music-lover genes from his father.

  • Long-sought-after exotic particle discovered?

    London: Scientists may have discovered the long-sought-after exotic particle ‘glueball’ which is made up entirely of gluons – the “sticky” particles that keep nuclear particles together. Glueballs are unstable and can only be detected indirectly, by analysing their decay. This decay process, however, is not yet fully understood.

  • Facebook headquarters vandalised in Israel

    Jerusalem: Facebook headquarters in the Israeli capital of Tel Aviv city was vandalised during protest against the social networking website’s failure to delete pages inciting violence against Jews and Israelis, a media report said. Israeli citizen Rotem Gez, spray-painted bloody handprints and the slogan “blood on your hands” on the social media giant’s building at the Rothschild Boulevard street, the Jerusalem Post reported on Sunday. The man later told a local TV

  • Gay Parents

    Same-sex parents spend more time with their kids

    London: Children raised by same-sex couples receive more parental attention than their peers raised by heterosexual couples, new research has found. The researchers found that on an average, same sex couples daily spend an hour more with their children than straight couples.

  • root canal

    Nanodiamonds could prevent tooth loss after root canals

    Los Angeles: Using nanodiamonds to fortify a material employed during root canal could prevent tooth loss, researchers have found. Nanodiamonds are tiny particles formed as byproducts of diamond refining and mining. Thousands of times smaller than the width of a human hair, they have been widely explored for use in dentistry, cancer therapy, imaging and regenerative medicine, among other applications.

  • 7 dead in capsized boat in central Philippines

    Manila: A passenger motorboat with 41 people on board capsized in central Philippines in bad weather leaving seven dead and two others missing, the coast guard said today.

  • Most friends post Facebook pictures to make you jealous

    London: If you believe in that stunning picture of your friend on Facebook showing an amazing scenery or attending a luxurious party, take another look. Chances are that he or she may just be trying to make you jealous of their “good life”. According to a new British survey done by smartphone maker HTC, almost everybody lies on their Facebook and Instagram profiles to look good.

  • prematured baby

    Premature birth may weaken brain connections

    New York: Premature birth may result in weakened connections in brain networks linked to attention, communication and the processing of emotions, thereby increasing risk of neurological and psychiatric disorders, new research has found.