Free Press Journal
  • Cricket South Africa charges intermediary for corruption

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa has charged an unnamed “intermediary” under its anti-corruption code for contriving to fix or improperly influence the just-concluded Ram Slam Twenty20 Challenge Series.

  • Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor in Imtiaz Ali’s next

    Ranbir Kapoor, who had a fairly disastrous year in 2015, has been seriously advised by those close to him to steer clear of his comfort zone. He is unlikely to do any more films with Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone and Anushka Sharma, with whom he has a done a majority of his films in recent times.

  • NZ bowling coach hails luckless Bracewell post Dunedin Test

    Wellington : New Zealand bowling coach Dimitri Mascarenhas has heaped praise on bowler Doug Bracewell, describing him probably the `best` bowler, during his side’s 122-run win over Sri Lanka the first Test in Dunedin.

  • Sushant singh Rajput

    The big Sushant Singh Rajput – Yash Raj fallout

    Paani is a project that everyone was excited about. Producer Aditya Chopra had innumerable brainstorming session with Shekhar Kapoor about the look for a futuristic Romeo & Juliet saga when water was going to be the most precious commodity on earth.

  • Cesc Fabregas

    Cesc Fabregas urges Chelsea to perform like a `big player`

    London : Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has said that his side must take responsibility for their poor run and start performing like a `big player` if they want to win the upcoming Premier League matches.

  • TV series director Akshayaditya Lama accuses Ashutosh Gowariker of plagiarism

    After Hrithik Roshan’s film to be directed by Sanjay Gupta was caught in a controversy over plagiarism, now yet another film of his has faced a similar fate. Ashutosh Gowariker’s ambitious project Mohenjo-Daro faces plagiarism troubles as TV serial director Akshayaditya Lama claims that he is the original writer of it.

  • Duo pleads not guilty in FIFA corruption scandal

    New York: Two prominent Latin American football officials pleaded not guilty in a New York court over their alleged roles in the corruption scandal engulfing the game’s graft-mired world governing body FIFA.

  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama welcomes Iraq refugee as new U.S. citizen

    Washington DC : United States President Barack Obama reiterated that America is at the risk of repeating past mistakes if its turns away the victims of war, especially those from Syria and welcomed an Iraq refugee as a US citizen.

  • Gold

    Gold down on stronger US dollar ahead of Fed meeting

    Chicago: Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange fell on Tuesday as the US dollar showed strength ahead of the Wednesday meeting of the US Federal Reserve.

  • Japanese stocks off to bright start

    Tokyo: Japanese stocks jumped in early trading on Wednesday as US shares rallied overnight following a rise in crude oil prices.

  • Donald Trump

    Republicans spar over Donald Trump’s proposal to ban Muslims

    Washington: Republican presidential candidates joined issue with frontrunner Donald Trump’s call to ban Muslims from coming to the US with Senator Ted Cruz citing the example of India to say all Muslims were not jihadists.

  • US central bank expected to raise interest rates

    Washington: America’s central bank, the Federal Reserve is on Wednesday widely expected to raise its key interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade, signalling recovery of the US economy from the financial crisis.

  • LA bomb threat dismissed as hoax

    New York : The bomb threat in Los Angeles that led to the shutting down of all schools in the city has been dismissed as hoax or ‘something designed to disrupt school districts in large cities,’ the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee said.

  • gunshot

    Brother of Afghanistan envoy to India killed

    Kabul: The elder brother of Afghanistan’s ambassador to India, Shaida Mohammad Abdali, has been shot dead in Kandhar province, a media report said on Wednesday.