Free Press Journal
  • Delhi Dynamos FC

    Delhi eye ISL top spot 

    New Delhi: Delhi Dynamos will be eyeing the top spot on the points table when they take on NorthEast United FC in an Indian Super League (ISL) clash at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Tuesday.

  • Google, govt working on balloon Internet project

    New Delhi: Internet giant Google is working with the government on a pilot project for providing Internet connectivity by using large balloons. Google, under its ‘Project Loon’, is using big balloons floating at a height of 20 kilometers above earth surface for transmission of Internet services. It has already tested this technology in New Zealand, California (the US) and Brazil.

  • Sunil Chhetri

    Chhetri heads ISL scoring charts, but is the standard up to the mark?

    Kolkata: None would have thought that almost halfway through the second season of the Indian Super League (ISL), it will be local striker Sunil Chhetri who would head the list of goal scorers. But it is indeed the 31-year-old who sits atop the table with six strikes from four matches for his side Mumbai City FC in his first season.

  • Harry Styles

    Harry Styles remains slim due to ‘bullet coffee’

    London : Singer Harry Styles takes bullet coffee to remain slim as it controls his hunger pangs. The 21-year-old singer uses the method to keep his body trim to fit in his skinny jeans, with a 26 inch waist, reports

  • Farmer Suicide

    OHRC asks Odisha Govt to prevent recurrence of farmer suicides

    Bhubaneswar: Taking a serious view of spurt in farmers’ suicide in the state, Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) today asked the government to have a plan of action to prevent recurrence of such cases, after which the Congress slammed the BJD regime branding it as “anti-farmer.”

  • Delhi evaluating funds, manpower for municipal bypolls, HC told

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court was on Monday informed by the city government that it was in the process of evaluating the request by the state election commission for release of funds and manpower for holding by-elections in 13 municipal wards in the national capital.

  • Fans call Ellen DeGeneres angel, but her wife ‘horrible’

    Los Angeles : Popular talk show host Ellen DeGeneres’s wife Portia De Rossi says that whenever the couple goes out, fans call the former an angel and latter, horrible. “When I’m out with Ellen, fans come up to us and say, ‘Oh, my God, Ellen, you’re an angel.’ And then they look at me and go, ‘And you’re horrible!’ It’s funny,” Us Weekly magazine quoted De Rossi as saying, reports The 42-year-old

  • Sushil Modi

    Nitish, Lalu betrayed Dalits, OBCs: Sushil Modi

    Patna: BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today alleged that grand secular alliance leaders Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad betrayed Dalits and OBCs by promising their quota share to minorities. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad at a function 10 years ago had favoured quota for minorities by taking away the share of Dalits and OBCs, he said in a series of tweets.

  • Jayant Sinha

    Rs 55,897 cr grant will be a game changer for AP: Sinha

    Itanagar: The 14th Finance Commission grant of Rs 55,897 crore for the next five years will serve as a game changer to overcome all communication and infrastructure problems confronting Arunachal Pradesh, Union Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha has said.

  • In this photograph taken on December 8, 2014, police escort Uber taxi driver and accused rapist Shiv Kumar Yadav (C) following his court appearance in New Delhi.

    Uber cab rape: Court likely to pronounce sentence tomorrow

    New Delhi: The Uber cab driver, who was held guilty of raping a woman passenger in his taxi and trying to strangulate her while committing the act last year, is likely to be sentenced tomorrow by a Delhi court. Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja, who had convicted 32-year-old Shiv Kumar Yadav, is scheduled to hear arguments on quantum of sentence and pronounce the order tomorrow. The court had on October 20 held Yadav

  • Respect is the key to my relationship: Lena Dunham

    Los Angeles :”Girls” star Lena Dunham thinks respect is the key to her relationship with Jack Antonoff. Dunham, who has been dating the musician for almost four years, doesn’t think they’d be together if she wasn’t a huge fan of both of his bands Fun. and Bleachers, reports

  • anbumani ramadoss

    Graft case: Court to frame charges against Ramadoss on Dec 10

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today fixed December 10 for framing charges against former Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss and several others in two separate graft cases related to alleged favours to medical colleges, after it was informed that the matter is before the Supreme Court. “It is submitted that an appeal has been filed in Supreme Court against Delhi High Court order on the matter of framing of charges,” Special CBI Judge

  • Gold

    ‘Sovereign Gold Bonds to attract investors over other options’

    Mumbai: Sovereign gold bonds are likely to excel over other investment products such as gold exchange traded funds and physical bars, says a report. The Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme (SGBS) may address pure investment demand for the yellow metal and is easy to implement relative to the gold monetisation scheme, the India Ratings report said.

  • beyonce jay z

    Beyonce, Jay Z compared to ‘Coming To America’ stars

    New York: Singer and rapper Jay Z dressed up as “Coming to America” stars on Halloween, poking fun at the initial comparison that was made when the duo had stepped out at the Meta Gala earlier this year. The couple poked fun at the comparisons that were made of the duo with the characters of the 1988 film “Coming to America” by going all out with their fancy dress for a Halloween bash

  • Rann of Kutch

    Gear up to explore the kaleidoscopic Kutch

    As much as we adorn the beauty of beaches and sand dunes, a vivid terrain of salt marsh lies in the Thar Desert of Kutch District, Gujarat, India. Spreading across 7.505 sq km, the Rann of Kutch is reputed to be the largest salt desert in the world. The word ‘Rann’ means desert in Hindi. This snow white land mass turns out to be an avid spot for those who wish to explore

  • music, surgery

    Musicians’ brains synchronise with rhythm

    Washington: Musicians get more out of music because their brains are better able to synchronise with rhythm, a new study has found. Cortical oscillations – the rhythmic firing of neurons in the brain – are fundamental to our ability to hear and process sounds. Aligning the frequency of these cortical oscillations with the frequency of the sounds we wish to focus on allows us to better tune into these sounds.

  • Sunil Tatkare

    Devendra Fadnavis government weakest till date: Sunil Tatkare

    Mumbai: NCP today attacked the Devendra Fadnavis government, saying that despite being stable, it was the weakest and the most indecisive government till date. “The present government has an absolute majority on the floor of the House with 122 BJP and 63 Shiv Sena legislators. Never before a government had such numbers after 1980. Still, it is the weakest and the most indecisive. Neglect of farmers is the highlight of its tenure,” Maharashtra

  • Sena single largest in Kalyan-Dombivali, BJP wins 42 seats

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena today emerged the single largest party in the bitterly fought Kalyan-Dombivali Municipal Corporation polls bagging 52 seats but fell short of a clear majority in the 122-member body, the battle for which had witnessed acrimony with ally BJP hitting a new low. The BJP came second winning 42 seats in the civic body, practically an extension of the sprawling metropolis, sharply improving its earlier tally of nine. The Congress-NCP combine