Free Press Journal
  • Doping test

    Head of Russia’s anti-doping lab resigns

    Moscow: The head of Russia’s anti-doping laboratory resigned late yesterday, hours after his laboratory was suspended over accusations it was part of state-sponsored doping programme that experts fear could snowball into an international crisis for the sport.

  • Bride among two killed in road accident

    Darbhanga (Bihar): A bride and her sister in-law were killed and four others, including the bridegroom, injured when a jeep carrying them overturned near Shambhu Lohar Chowk in this district today. The mishap took place when the jeep carrying a newly-wed couple and his close relatives lost control and overturned, police officials said. While the bride Khushbu Khatun died on the spot, her sister in-law Shomni Khatun succumbed to her injuries in the Darbhanga

  • Vidya Balan

    Why Vidya Balan loves this time of the year

    Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan says she loves back-to-back festival period starting from Ganesh Chaturthi in September to Dussehra in late October to the ongoing Diwali season. “I really like it when these festivals come one after the other. The climate is also quite good starting from rainy season during Ganapati to the hot climate during Navratri and the beginning of winters during Diwali. It’s just that the transition is lovely.”

  • Deepika Padukone, Ranbir Kapoor

    Deepika, Ranbir get playful on Diwali date in Delhi 

    New Delhi: They lit up sparklers with childlike joy, added colour to a rangoli, tried their luck at cards and gorged on food — Bollywood stars Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone were in a festive and playful mood for Diwali.

  • Trai urges telcos to add towers, bolster 2G networks

    New Delhi: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has urged the telecom operators to add towers on a war footing and reinforce existing 2G networks and not merely focus on 3G to improve the overall mobile coverage.

  • n-gage chat app

    n-gage adds 10 exclusive privacy features in the chat-app

    Mumbai: Intruding ones privacy is a farce situation, which is prevailing on an everyday basis in the online world. n-gage, world’s first 360 degree lifestyle chat-app has taken extra measures to not just safeguard technical security, but has also introduced new ways to ensure privacy to suit the individual’s needs. Features such as ‘Private Area’, have been developed to enable users to keep their secret friends, chats with them, and groups hidden

  • SRK Security

    Shah Rukh records statement with Enforcement Directorate

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan recorded his statement before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) here over the alleged undervaluation of shares of his co-owned IPL cricket team, Kolkata Knight Riders, official sources said here on Wednesday.

  • H-1B visa reform bill introduced in US Senate

    Washington: Two US Senators have introduced a bipartisan legislation in the Senate seeking reform of H-1B visa programme and modify wage requirements while also calling for a sense of urgency against the “abuse of the system” over a scheme they claim has gotten away from its original intent. The bill has been introduced by Senators Chuck Grassley, Chairman of Senate Judiciary Committee, and Dick Durbin, Assistant Democratic Leader. It is cosponsored by Senators

  • GSAT-15 successfully launched from French Guiana

    Bengaluru,: Seeking to augment telecommunication, Direct-To-Home and radio navigation services, India’s latest communication satellite GSAT-15 was successfully launched by European Ariane rocket from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana in the early hours today.

  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama to discuss war on IS with G20 leaders: White House

    Washington: US President Barack Obama is expected to discuss the fight against the Islamic State (IS) militant group with US allies during an upcoming summit of Group of 20 economies, the White House said on Tuesday.

  • John Kerry

    Climate change creating tensions across the world: John Kerry

    Washington: The effects of climate change like extreme drought are creating tensions across the world, including in the Indus river basin, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said as he linked the complex issue with national security ahead of a major UN climate summit later this month.

  • US official: Charges possible if Chinese hackers keep it up

    Washington: The US could consider criminal charges or sanctions against China if the US determines hackers there are violating an agreement not to conduct economic cyber espionage on American industry, a senior Justice Department official has said.

  • Amitabh-Shatrughan

    Amitabh Bachchan – Shatrughan Sinha to meet for Diwali

    You heard this here before it actually happened. The Diwali bash at the Big B’s family on Wednesday night would have an unexpected guest. For years they were arch-enemies warring over footage and dialogues. In films like Kala Patthar and Dostana the rivalry between the two reached a point of no return….

  • salman khan-shah rukh khan

    Box Office: Will Salman Khan beat SRK’s All Time Opening Day record

    In an age where an actor’s worth is measured more by his film’s success, we see a few whose net worth cannot be measured by the same parameters. In fact in their case, it is the number of records set or more often than not broken that establishes them as the premiere star in the industry. We are in fact talking about the big guns Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan, both

  • How Bollywood stars will celebrate Diwali

    Sushant Singh Rajput: “Shooting in Ranchi for Dhoni. Going back to Mumbai for two days for Diwali, my sisters are joining me after a long time so looking forward to that.”

  • Phil Simmons reinstated as West Indies cricket coach

    St. John’s (Antigua): West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) decided to reinstate Phil Simmons as head coach of their senior team after he apologised for criticising team selection.

  • Gold

    Gold up slightly despite stronger US dollar

    Chicago: Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange rose slightly on Tuesday as US import prices fell more than expected in October, despite a stronger US dollar weighing on the precious metal.