Free Press Journal
  • Jaitley releases govt of India calendar-2016

    New Delhi: Underlining the power of the message of development, Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley today released the Government of India Calendar- 2016, which seeks to put the spotlight on the “national priorities and agenda” of the Narendra Modi government. The calendar, through pictures and messages, represents the myriad developmental themes whose repeated emphasis highlights “what our national priority and national agenda is”, Jaitley said in a brief speech.

  • Jamie Carragher believes Jose Mourinho not fit for United; Henry disagrees

    London: Former Liverpool star Jamie Carragher believes sacked Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho is not fit for Manchester United, although France and Arsenal great Thierry Henry thinks the Portuguese tactician “can be the perfect fit” for the English football giants.

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    Kerala Governor misses flight as pilot refuses to wait

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Governor Justice P Sathasivam failed to board an Air India flight from Kochi to the state capital after the pilot reportedly refused to wait for the dignitary and took off. Raj Bhavan sources said the Governor reached Nedumbassery International airport about 10 minutes before the flight was to depart at 11:40 PM yesterday, but the “step ladder had been removed and the flight was pushing back”. According to the sources, the

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    Kejriwal keeping ‘corrupt official’ close to him: Union Min

    New Delhi: Amid a raging political row between AAP and the Centre over CBI raids in Delhi Secretariat, Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore today alleged that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was keeping a “corrupt official” close to him. Rathore also stressed that despite Finance Minister Arun Jaitley “not being connected” to any of the firms whose name have cropped up in the alleged DDCA irregularities, Kejriwal has resorted to “abuses”.

  • Striker Wilfried Bony questions City’s team selection

    Manchester: Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony has criticised manager Manuel Pellegrini’s team selection after being denied a palce in the starting XI in the defeat to Arsenal in their last English Premier League (EPL) tie.

  • DDCA row: Resign and come clean: Shatrughan to Jaitley

    New Delhi: BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha today came out in support of Kirti Azad and asked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to follow the example of LK Advani, who had resigned over the Hawala case, and “come clean” as “advised” by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Australia’s Steve Smith bags ICC Cricketer of the Year award

    Dubai: Australia captain Steve Smith has become the fourth player from his nation and 11th player overall to win the prestigious Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy after being named as the ICC Cricketer of the Year 2015.

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    VHP activists set afire Dawood’s car in Ghaziabad

    Ghaziabad: A car belonging to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, which was auctioned recently in Mumbai, was on Wednesday set afire by activists of the Hindu Mahasabha in Indirapuram in Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh.

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    Nice phase to be in Bollywood now: Kajol

    New Delhi: With artistes getting their due credit in Bollywood now, superstar Kajol says it’s the best time for an actor to be in the Hindi film industry. Kajol, 41, who made a comeback on the silver screen after a gap of five years with Shah Rukh Khan-starrer “Dilwale”, said Bollywood has films for every performer be it male or female dominated.

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    James Anderson doubtful for Boxing Day Test against Proteas

    London : England pace spearhead James Anderson, who underwent a scan on his tight right calf muscle, is in doubt to be fully fit for the first Test of the four-match series against South Africa in Durban, starting on Boxing Day.

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    Bhansali refutes rumours of ‘Khalnayak’ remake

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who is basking in the success of his latest release “Bajirao Mastani”, has dismissed rumours that he has signed actor Ranveer Singh for the remake of Subhash Ghai’s 1993 hit film “Khalnayak”.

  • Phil Simmons urges shoddy Windies to improve body language

    Melbourne : West Indies coach Phil Simmons has admitted that his side have been hurt by the criticism of their body language, and called on his wounded team to show more intensity on the field.

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    Doping menace comes back to haunt Indian weightlifting in 2015

    New Delhi: Results in the sporting arena took a backseat as the highest number of weightlifters returned positive for performance-enhancing drugs this year, threatening India’s participation in next year’s Olympic Games with the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) staring at a suspension.

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    2016 will be year of adult comedies for Sunny Leone

    Mumbai: Sunny Leone, who has gone from being a globally popular adult film star to a Bollywood actress, says 2016 will be a year of adult comedies in Bollywood, with films like “Kya Kool Hain Hum 3”, “Mastizaade” and “Great Grand Masti”, lined up for release.

  • Michel Platini unable to take appeal straight to CAS

    Paris: FIFA have told the suspended Michel Platini that he cannot go straight to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to appeal his eight-year ban from the game, the Frenchman’s lawyers revealed today.

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    Ola app to launch auto services in Chandigarh

    New Delhi: Ola, India’s most popular mobile app for personal transportation announced the launch of auto-rickshaws on its app, in Chandigarh.

  • Anirban Lahiri lifts Indian Golf to new heights

    New Delhi: Anirban Lahiri savoured unprecedented success, dominating the headlines with his record-breaking achievements, which included two European tour titles and a fifth place finish at a Major, in what proved to be a transformational year for Indian golf.