Free Press Journal
  • Vishal Bhardwaj kickstarts RANGOON

    Vishal Bhardwaj has surprised Sajid Nadiadwala with a special gift on his 15th wedding anniversary by kickstarting his most ambitious project, RANGOON. Sajid plans to reciprocate the gesture by mounting the dream his director has been nurturing for the last seven years on screen, in the scale it requires.

  • China, India to trade intel on terror groups

    Beijing : In a major boost to bilateral security cooperation, China and India today agreed to actively exchange intelligence on terror groups and their activities through a dedicated communication channel.

  • Symptoms of low level of Vata and its treatment

    When the levels of Vata drop, there is a corresponding slowing down of physiological functions, laxity in the body organs and reduction in perceptive power of sensory organs. Behavioral indications are weariness, sluggishness, dipping of spirit (unhappiness), disinterest in speech (vocal uneasiness), slowing down of normal Vata functions and symptoms arising as that of kaphaja diseases like weak digestion, nausea and so on.

  • NDA govt targeting Gandhis to weaken Cong, asserts Patel

    Ahmedabad : Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel today alleged that the NDA government was indulging in revenge politics and targetting the Nehru-Gandhi family with a view to weaken Congress.

  • Pak coach rubbishes match-fixing reports

    Yes, we lost the game. You lose and win games, and it’s unfortunate the way the whole thing happened. But I have no doubts in my boys and I am very satisfied ,Waqar Younis Pakistan head coach.

  • Changes in Pak team led to ODI loss: Haroon Rasheed

    Karachi : Pakistan’s head coach Waqar Younis and his support staff are under fire after chief selector Haroon Rasheed said unnecessary changes in the national team was one of the reasons for their 1-3 defeat to England in the ODI series. “The series loss is disappointing but at the end of the day the national selectors can only select 15 or 16 players and the team management than has to make best use of

  • ‘Central drought review team making mockery of people’

    Mumbai : Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Council Dhananjay Munde on Saturday accused the central team visiting the drought-hit areas in the state of indulging in photo-op and wondered what kind of report it would file after surveying four districts in a single day.

  • Farhan Akhtar considers himself ‘mad elephant’

    Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar says he is a “mad elephant” when it comes to the chess piece. “I’d probably just see myself as the mad elephant because that kind of focus to do something good is very important,” said Farhan , reports IANS.

  • World declares war on IS after UN resolution

    Paris : The UN Security Council urged its members to ramp up their fight against Islamic State jihadists after the Paris attacks, as Europe said it would tighten border checks and Brussels issued its highest terror alert. Hours after the UN Security Council passed the resolution authorising countries to “take all necessary measures” against IS, gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Mali’s capital, taking more than 100 people hostage in a siege that

  • ‘Yet to receive FSSAI notice on noodles’

    Howrah : The newly-launched Patanjali noodles may have been at the centre of a raging controversy, but yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Saturday put up a brave face, saying it has not flouted any FSSAI norms and he is yet to receive any notice from the regulator. “We are yet to receive any notice. Once we receive the notice, we will reply to it at the earliest. We want to say we have

  • FIFA ‘requests sanctions’ against Blatter, Platini

    Geneva : The FIFA ethics committee probing allegations of corruption against suspended president Sepp Blatter and his would-be successor, Michel Platini, requested Saturday that sanctions be levelled against both men. Citing privacy and the presumption of innocence, the committee said it would not disclose the nature of the punishments requested against the two men, who for years were the most powerful figures in world football. However, the announcement sparked an angry response from Platini’s lawyer,

  • Pak need to develop a safe venue: Shukla

    Karachi: Rajeev Shukla, who is also Chairman of the IPL, has advised PCB to start developing a safe venue at home instead of continuing to play series in UAE. “If Pakistan continues to play in UAE its cricket will slowly slowly suffer. Lahore can easily be made into a safe venue,” Shukla said. “If PCB makes Lahore a safe venue by constructing a team hotel near it and by providing adequate security than