Free Press Journal
  • Cruzeiro target Seedorf for coaching job

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian football club Cruzeiro are attempting to sign Clarence Seedorf as their head coach next year. Club director Thiago Scuro is in Europe to make an official proposal to the former Dutch international. Scuro confirmed he was travelling to speak to potential new coaches, but declined to reveal names, reports Xinhua.

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    Valencia hold Barcelona 1-1 in La Liga

    Valencia: New Valencia coach Gary Neville watched from the stands of the Mestalla Stadium as his side scored a late equaliser to draw 1-1 at home against FC Barcelona and deny the league leaders a win which would have kept them six points clear in La Liga.

  • Arnaud di PAsquale

    India needs more tennis tournaments: Arnaud di Pasquale 

    New Delhi: Olympic bronze medallist and technical director of French Tennis Federation (FFT) Arnaud di Pasquale believes that India must organise more small and medium level International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournaments to give the sport a boost in the country.

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    Murali Vijay fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct in Kotla Test

    Dubai: Indian opener Murali Vijay has been fined for violating the ICC Code of Conduct during the day three of the final Test of the four-match series between India and South Africa at Feroz Shah Kotla Ground,New Delhi on Saturday.

  • Proteas trail by 440 runs at tea

    New Delhi: South Africa posted 40/1 at tea to trail by 440 runs in their second innings after India declared their second stint at 267/5 on the penultimate day of the fourth and final cricket Test at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Sunday.

  • Salman Khan

    HC to deliver verdict on Salman’s appeal this week

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court is slated to deliver its verdict this week on an appeal filed by actor Salman Khan against the five year sentence awarded to him in the 2002 hit-and-run case. The arguments in the case concluded yesterday and Judge A R Joshi said he would begin dictation of judgement on the appeal from tomorrow.

  • Sunny Leone

    Bollywood reacts to me differently now: Sunny Leone

    Mumbai: Sunny Leone faced lot of apprehensions from certain section of the film industry when she made her Bollywood debut, but the actress says people’s perception towards her have changed over a period of time. After quitting her career as an adult star, Leone, 34, made her debut in the 2012 erotic-thriller “Jism 2” and feels people from the industry have become more open and welcoming to her and her husband.

  • Jacqueline Fernandez

    Akshay taught me a lot about comedy: Jacqueline

    Mumbai: Jacqueline Fernandez is giving a shot at comedy once again with “Housefull 3” and the actress is thankful to Akshay Kumar for teaching her the tricks and tips to do well in the genre. Directed by Sajid-Farhad, the movie is the third instalment of the comedy franchise “Housefull”.

  • Maha govt to set up creches at women’s training centres

    Mumbai: In a move to encourage women government staff to attend training workshops, the Maharashtra government has decided to set up creche facilities at all training centres for children up to the age of six years. A Government Resolution (GR) dated December 1, issued by Additional Chief Secretary (services) Dr Bhagwan Sahay, has directed for all administrative training centres having hostel facilities to set up creches, as per norms of Factories Act.

  • Tata Trusts ties-up with Khan Academy for free online education

    Mumbai: Tata Trusts today announced it will be supporting US-based non-profit Khan Academy to provide free online education to Indians through one of the biggest open-access online platforms. Tata Trusts chairman Ratan Tata did not specify the aggregate value of resources which will be granted to Khan Academy during the five year partnership by Tata Trusts, which control 66 per cent of the shares of Tata Sons, the holding company of the over

  • Kriti Sanon

    Was never insecure about screen timing in ‘Dilwale’: Kriti

    New Delhi: Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol’s comeback to silver screen as a pair is the high point of the upcoming film “Dilwale” and actress Kriti Sanon says their presence never intimidated her. The one-film old actress, who is paired opposite Varun Dhawan in the film, said it was a learning experience for her to work with senior actors like Shah Rukh, Kajol, Johnny Lever and Sanjay Mishra at such an early stage

  • Amitji was guilty of misplacing his trust in me for ‘Aag’: RGV

    New Delhi: Ram Gopal Varma, who first became enamoured of the emotive brilliance of Amitabh Bachchan’s performance in “Khuddar”, believes casting the megastar in “Nishabd” and “Aag” was a mistake. “… If somebody argues that Amitji had no business doing those films without knowing what he was getting into, yes, he was guilty of misplacing his trust in me, but he was not guilty of not doing his best,” Varma writes in his

  • Nicki Minaj

    Nicki Minaj uses houses as collateral to bail out brother

    New York: Singer Nicki Minaj has reportedly bailed out her brother, Jelani Maraj, after he was arrested for alleged rape. The “Anaconda” singer posted a USD 100,000 bond to get her 37-year-old brother out of jail. She used her two homes in Badwin as collateral. One of the houses is occupied by her mother and the other by her brother, reported New York Post.

  • Varun-David Dhawan

    Varun Dhawan to work with father David soon

    Mumbai: Actor Varun Dhawan, who is busy promoting his forthcoming film “Dilwale”, will soon work with his father and director David Dhawan, again. “Yes, there is something in our minds. I will be working with my father, but at the moment it’s too early to say anything about it. However, there is some work in progress,” Varun told IANS.

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    Kim Kardashian, Kanye West welcome baby boy

    Los Angeles: Kim Kardashian and her rapper husband Kanye West have become parents again after the Reality TV star gave birth to a baby boy. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star announced early Saturday morning that she gave birth to her son in the wee hours of the day.

  • Farhan Akhtar

    I get immense joy by performing live: Farhan Akhtar

    Mumbai: Actor-singer Farhan Akhtar says he loves performing live as he gets instant reaction from fans during concerts. “I like to do everything but, genuinely, one thing that gives me immense joy is performing live concerts because you get an immediate reaction from the audience. That feeling of Iive performance is very different. That immediate reaction and that connection is genuinely something else,” Farhan told IANS.

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    Activist seeks stay on release of ‘Bajirao Mastani’

    Mumbai: A social activist has approached the Bombay High Court seeking stay on the release of the movie “Bajirao Mastani” until two of its songs — ‘Pinga’ and ‘Malhari’ — are not censored as these allegedly distort facts and history. Hemant Patil, president of a city-based NGO ‘Bharat Against Corruption’, petitioned the HC after a court in Pune dismissed his application seeking ban on the film’s release as it allegedly distorts history relating

  • Sitaram Yechury

    Govt “inflating” growth rate by “dubious” data: Yechury

    New Delhi: Accusing the government of “inflating” growth rate by using “dubious” data, the CPI(M) today said such moves to project that the Indian economy was doing well may help in grabbing global headlines but would not help the economic fundamentals.