Free Press Journal
  • Tyson Fury sparks fresh controversy with sexist remarks

    Johannesburg : Newly crowned heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has attracted fresh controversy after making a string of sexist remarks, including some directing at Olympic and world heptathlete champion Jessica Ennis-Hill.

  • Anirban Lahiri slips to tied 14th on Day 2 of Hero World Challenge

    Nassau (Bahamas): Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri failed to capitalise on a good opening round and slipped to end Day 2 of the Hero World Challenge at tied 14th even as World No.1 Jordan Spieth grabbed a share of the three-way lead.

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    Abhishek stranded in Chennai returns to Mumbai by bus

    Abhishek Bachchan was caught in the deluge in Chennai. In the city for some work, he was trapped right in the middle of the rains, with all communication links snapped.

  • Rohit Sharma fails as India reach 51/2 at lunch

    New Delhi: Rohit Sharma’s promotion to No.3 failed to yield any better result than his first innings show as India reached 51 for two at lunch on the third day of the fourth and final cricket Test against South Africa, here today.

  • Chinese fugitive returns from US amid crackdown

    Beijing: China says one of its most wanted fugitives has voluntarily returned from the US in a new victory for its campaign to track down corruption suspects who have fled abroad.

  • Rape

    Man arrested for sexually harassing Dalit woman

    Muzaffarnagar: A 30-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly sexually harassing a Dalit woman on the pretext of marriage at Khatoli town in the district, police said today.

  • Omar Abdullah optimistic about Sushma’s proposed visit to Pakistan

    Srinagar : Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday expressed hope that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s visit to Pakistan would revive the stalled dialogue process between the two neighbouring nations and improve the present situation in the valley.

  • Texas backs down from effort to block Syrian refugees

    Dallas: Texas stopped trying Friday to block Syrian refugees from resettling in the state after suing the US government over fears that new arrivals from the war-torn country could pose a security risk.

  • BCCI

    Delhi Government cancels felicitation after BCCI no go

    New Delhi: The BCCI today denied the Delhi Government permission to felicitate World Cup winners (1983 and 2011) from the state, along with former captain Bishan Singh Bedi, inside the Feroz Shah Kotla’s field of play, saying that the planned ceremony would have violated norms.

  • Deepika Padukone signed up for XXX opposite Vin Diesel

    It seems that there’s nothing that can stop Deepika Padukone. While this year fared good for the actress, both on the films as well as the brand endorsement front, there is a magnum opus Bajirao Mastani, the film for which everyone is waiting with bated breath.

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    Sangram Singh pisses off Aamir Khan, refuses to be beaten by him on screen

    Things are not so hunky-dory between real-life wrestling champ Sangram Singh and the celluloid wrestler Aamir Khan. Apparently, Aamir wanted Sangram to play the role of his main opponent in the ring in Dangal so that the fight in the grand finale looks real.

  • GST Bill

    Won’t accept ‘anti-people’ GST Bill: Congress

    New Delhi : Reiterating their stand on the Goods and Services Tax (GST), the Congress Party on Saturday said that they would not accept the ‘anti-people’ Bill as proposed by the BJP-led NDA Government.

  • AAP’s ‘maha-jokepal’ lacks transparency: Prashant Bhushan

    New Delhi : Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan on Saturday dubbed the Jan Lokpal Bill passed by the Delhi Assembly as ‘maha-jokepal’, saying it lacks transparency and seems more of a government bill with the power in the hands of the politicians.

  • Narendra Modi shakes hands with Nawaz Sharif

    Indo-Pak ties need to be resolved through mutual trust: CPI

    New Delhi : Describing the brief meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Paris as a positive development, Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D. Raja on Saturday said the bilateral problems between the two Asian neighbours could be solved only through mutual talks and understanding.

  • One more arrest in Pakistan spying probe

    New Delhi: In its ongoing probe after busting a spying racket working for Pakistan based ISI, the Delhi Police arrested another person, taking the total number to four, police said on Saturday.

  • Chennai grapples with flood aftermath

    Chennai : The flood-ravaged city was today struggling to return to normalcy with partial restoration of telecommunication and train services, besides many roads also becoming fairly motorable even as waterlogging woes continued in several areas.