Free Press Journal
  • Jules Bianchi

    Jules Bianchi’s father vows legal action against FIA over son’s death

    Melbourne : The father of late Formula One racer Jules Bianchi has insisted that he is determined to take legal action against the International Automobile Federation (FIA), saying that those responsible for his son’s death ‘must pay’.

  • Josh Hazlewood admits thriving on extra responsibility in Windies tour

    Melbourne : Australian pace spearhead Josh Hazlewood has said that he is thriving on the extra responsibility placed on his shoulder in the ongoing series against West Indies after the absence of Mitchell Starc due to an ankle injury.

  • Gurbaj Singh

    Success, off-field storms make 2015 eventful for Indian hockey

    New Delhi: On-field achievements often jostled for space with off-field drama as Indian hockey endured a rollercoaster year during which the players scripted historical feats but coach Paul van Ass’ acrimonious ouster and Gurbaj Singh’s suspension created its share of storm.

  • Manish Tewari

    DDCA row: Ask for SC monitored probe: Congress to BJP

    New Delhi: The Congress Party on Thursday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should approach the Supreme Court on the issue of its suspended MP Kirti Azad alleging that lots of companies were given crores of rupees by the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) and that it should ask for an apex court-monitored probe.

  • Pakistan Cricket Board

    PCB insists tainted Amir fully rehabilitated

    Johannesburg : Disgraced pace bowler Mohammad Amir has completed his rehabilitation and deserves another chance at international cricket, according to the Pakistan Cricket Board.

  • West Indies Cricket Board

    West Indies eye completion of 2014 abandoned tour of India

    St John’s (Antigua): Keen to complete the controversially-abandoned 2014 tour of India, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has said it would host the Indians in 2016 if its players’ association agrees to a commitment on the series.

  • rajendra-kumar

    Audio clips from Rajendra Kumar’s email ‘just a trailer’: BJP

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Maheish Girri today said the seizing of audio clips from the office of Rajendra Kumar, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, is ‘just a trailer’, as many more such revelations would be made in future.

  • Aussie Steve Smith pinching himself after player award

    Sydney : Australia captain and batting supremo Steve Smith today admitted it has been “a hell of a ride” from his Test debut as a leg-spinner to be named ICC cricketer of the year.

  • LOC firing

    Two cops hurt as militants open fire during Eid-e-Milad procession

    Srinagar: Militants today fired at a police team during a procession in connection with Eid-e-Milad festival in Anantnag, about 50 kms from here, injuring an officer and a constable. The incident took place in Gooriwan where the police team was on routine law and order duty for the procession marking the birthday of Prophet Mohammad, police said.

  • L K Advani

    Advani, other BJP veterans gets into a huddle

    New Delhi: BJP veterans L K Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Shanta Kumar and Yashwant Sinha, who have been vocal against party leadership, today went into a huddle over developments in the party in the wake of MP Kirti Azad’s suspension after he attacked Arun Jaitley over DDCA issue. Azad has sought intervention of the ‘margdarshak mandal’, comprising Advani, Joshi, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh, which was

  • OPS launched to intercept unlawful trawling along Odisha coast

    Kendrapara: The Coast Guard has launched ‘Operation Oliva’ to intercept unlawful trawling activities along Odisha coast while embarking on its annual mission to ensure safe mid-sea sojourn of Olive Ridley turtles. “The Odisha government agencies have sought for our services in the turtle conservation programme. Accordingly the operation to keep watch and vigil on illegal fishing along the turtle concentration zone is presently going on in full swing,” said Deupty Commandant (operation), Coast

  • efence Minister Manohar Parrikar

    Parrikar inaugurates first cable-stayed bridge in J&K

    Basohli (J&K): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has dedicated the first cable-stayed bridge of north India in Kathua district to the nation today, which will provide close connectivity between the three states of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab. Flanked by Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh and Army Chief Dalbir Singh Suhag, Parrikar today inaugurated the cable stayed-bridge on river Ravi at Basholi situated on Dunera-Basohli-Bhadharwah road. The Basohli bridge is fourth of

  • Priyanka Chopra

    Amitabh Bachchan inspiration for angry young woman: Priyanka

    Mumbai: She plays a tough cop in her next “Jai Gangaajal” but actress Priyanka Chopra says it is megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is the inspiration behind her angry young woman avatar in the film. The 33-year-old Bollywood diva plays a deglam role of the first woman SP of Bankepur district, dominated by corrupt politician and his side kicks, in filmmaker Prakash Jha’s “Jai Gangaajal”. Heaping praise on the film’s trailer, Bachchan, who rose

  • Anil Kapoor

    B-Town’s ‘youngest veteran’ Anil Kapoor turns 59

    Mumbai: He may have touched the last of his 50s on Thursday, but actor Anil Kapoor is the “youngest veteran” of Bollywood, say his friends and colleagues from the Hindi film industry. His celebrity friends have described him as a great and a thorough gentleman.

  • Felt like a fan girl in front of Farhan: Aditi Rao Hydari

    Mumbai: Actress Aditi Rao Hydari, who is sharing screen space with Farhan Akhtar in “Wazir”, says she felt like a fan in front of the “Rock On” star. The thriller-drama, produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra and directed by Bejoy Nambiar, also stars megastar Amitabh Bachchan in the lead role.

  • Arvind kejriwal

    Women drivers, two-wheeler riders exempted: Arvind Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that women drivers and two-wheeler riders would be exempted from the odd-even transport formula to be implemented from January 1 here.

  • NASA

    Asteroid to say hello to Santa this Christmas eve

    Washington: NASA scientists have generated the highest-resolution images to date of an Asteroid that will safely fly past Earth on the Christmas eve at a distance of 11 million km.

  • Low vitamin D levels don’t worsen sleep apnea

    New York: Contradicting common perception, researchers have found that low levels of vitamin D, also known as the “sunshine vitamin”, does not cause or worsen sleep apnea.