Free Press Journal
  • Jupiter, Planet

    When Jupiter bumped giant planet out of solar system

    Toronto:  Astrophysicists at the University of Toronto have found that a close encounter with Jupiter about four billion years ago may have resulted in another planet’s ejection from the Solar System altogether.

  • Don’t know why TV is criticised: Ekta Kapoor

    Mumbai:  Ekta Kapoor, who has given the small screen a string of trendsetting shows, wonders why content on television is criticised for being “diluted”.

  • Benedict Cumberbatch

    Security beefed up for Benedict Cumberbatch

    London : Actor Benedict Cumberbatch has called in the police and asked for more security over a woman stalker who has been leaving red ribbons at his home.

  • Prakash Jha

    Prakash Jha wraps ‘Jai Gangaajal’, off on vacation

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Prakash Jha, who has wrapped shooting for his upcoming film “Jai Gangaajal”, has left on a solo vacation to Paris and London. He says he wants to “catch up with friends” and “brood” on his next film. “There is no agenda of this vacation. I just wanted to catch up with friends and chill out. I will also brood on my next film,” Jha said in a statement. In the upcoming movie, which

  • Lewis Hamilton

    Third F1 title has left Hamilton wanting for more

    Mexico City :  Newly crowned Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton says that winning three drivers’ titles hasn’t satisfied his appetite and, on the contrary, has left him hungry for more!

  • 14 militants killed in Afghanistan

    Kabul : At least 14 Taliban militants were killed in Kunduz province on Sunday as cleanup operations continue in parts of the troubled province of Afghanistan, a local official said.

  • Real Madrid beat Las Palmas to remain atop in Spain

    Madrid :  Real Madrid cruised to an easy 3-1 victory at home over struggling Las Palmas to ensure they will remain top of the La Liga at the end of the 10th round of matches.

  • Sergio Perez

    Mexican Perez to start 9th at home GP

    Mexico City :  Mexican Formula 1 driver Sergio Perez qualified for Q3 and will start his home Grand Prix in ninth position in his Force India car at the 4.3-km Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez here.

  • Indian U-16 cagers lose to Iraq

    Jakarta: India’s Under-16 basketball team lost to Iraq 69-90 in the fourth Asia Championship here on Sunday.

  • Indian football team needs an Indian coach: Syed Nayeemuddin

    Kolkata: Former India football captain and Dronacharya awardee coach Syed Nayeemuddin believes that indigenous coaches can help the country attain a greater degree of success than their foreign counterparts who are “pocketing crores (of rupees) without producing results”.

  • IS outfit downed Russian plane?

    Cairo :  The Islamic State terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the crash of a Russian plane on Saturday in Egypt’s Sinai, which killed over 200 people on board, in a statement posted online. The Sinai-based group “Sinai State” that had announced loyalty to the IS said in a statement posted on Twitter its militants managed to target the Russian plane and killed all passengers, Xinhua reported. It said the attack was in revenge for

  • 27 percent vote in first four hours in Bihar

    Patna: About 27 percent of the electorate had voted on Sunday in the first four hours of the fourth round of Bihar’s assembly elections, officials said.

  • 12 killed as militants attack Somali hotel

    Mogadishu : At least 12 people were killed on Sunday as Al-Shabaab militants stormed a hotel in Mogadishu, capital of Somalia, police and witnesses said.

  • People in Bihar see NDA as ray of hope: Narendra Modi

    New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the people of Bihar see the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) as a “ray of hope” and it indicates that “people want change”. “Atmosphere in Bihar indicates people want change. The people see the NDA as a ray of hope. Will campaign in Madhubani, Madhepura and Katihar,” Modi tweeted. He also appealed to voters, particularly the youth, to vote in large numbers. Voting in the fourth and

  • Russian plane

    Black box of crashed Russian plane found

    Cairo : The black box of the Russian plane that crashed in Egypt’s Sinai earlier on Saturday has been found and 129 bodies have been recovered, Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said at a press conference.

  • Temper tantrums

    Weighty issues

    I am 27 years old and a single mother. I’ve put on weight since I had my son three years ago, but no matter what I try I can’t shift it. What’s more, when I confide in my family that I’m trying to lose weight they all laugh at me and stuff junk food into their faces in front of me. I have tried and failed at a number of different diets and

  • Bharavi: The Great Sanskrit Poet

    The “Kiratarjuniya”, an epic poem in eighteen cantos is Bharavi’s only known work, writes MEERA S. SASHITAL.