Free Press Journal
  • Narendra modi

    ‘Act East’ policy cements India’s ties with ASEAN in 2015

    Bangkok: India’s ‘Act East’ policy for cementing ties with the 10-member ASEAN bloc received a fillip in 2015 with Prime Minister Narendra Modi attending two key regional meetings and visiting Malaysia and Singapore, deepening bilateral ties.

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    Nation will pay cost of PM’s tea in Lahore: Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress Party on Saturday launched a tirade at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his surprise visit to Pakistan, saying that the cost of his meals would be paid by the country in terms of national security.

  • Kylie Jenner

    Kylie Jenner donates Christmas Gifts to LA LGBT Teen Center

    Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kylie Jenner donated holiday gifts to the LA LGBT Center, a charity resource for LGBT teens. The LGBT youth center said she wanted to give gifts to kids who don’t have any gifts to open on the holidays, reported Us magazine.

  • Robert Downey Jr receives pardon for 1996 drug conviction

    Los Angeles: Robert Downey Jr, who spent time in prison in the late 1990s for drug convictions, received a full and unconditional pardon from California Governors Jerry Brown. The “Iron Man” actor, 51, was one of 91 people who received a pardon from Brown — mostly for minor drug offenses — in what has become an annual Christmas Eve tradition in the governor’s office.

  • tom hardy

    Tom Hardy pens open letter to journalist who criticised him online

    London: Actor Tom Hardy has penned an open letter to a journalist who criticised him for cancelling an interview, insisting he was unaware of the meeting. Hitfix’s Drew MCWeeny took to Twitter last week to blast “The Dark Knight Rises” star for reportedly acting like “a spoiled baby” and only granting a small number of press interviews for his new movie “The Revenant”.

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    Madonna had shouting matches with ‘rebellious’ son

    Melbourne: Madonna had a real rebel on her Rebel Heart Tour, her son Rocco Ritchie, who ran off during a stop in Stockholm and dashed to his dad Guy Ritchie when they got to London.

  • steve harvey

    Steve Harvey pokes fun at his Miss Universe gaffe

    Los Angeles: Steve Harvey made light of his embarrassing blunder at the 2015 Miss Universe pageant with a cheeky holiday message. Days after he announced the wrong woman as the winner of the beauty contest, he took to Twitter on Christmas Day to wish his followers a “merry Easter.”

  • AIFF disciplinary Committee to take action on FC Goa

    Panaji: The AIFF disciplinary Committee which meets next week will decide what action to be taken against FC Goa’s “unreasonable, undisciplined and bullish” behaviour after their 2-3 loss to Chennaiyin FC in the finals of the Indian Football League(ISL).

  • Three killed in Myanmar bomb blast

    Yangon: At least three people wee killed and three injured in a bomb blast at a truck station in Myanmar’s Chin Shwe Haw state on Saturday, media reports said. The time-bomb blast near Chin Shwe Haw police station also destroyed six trucks, reports Xinhua. An investigation into the blast is underway by local authorities.

  • Ali Anwar

    PM Modi not concerned about internal problems, claims opposition

    New Delhi: The Janata Dal (United) on Saturday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his unexpected Lahore visit and said that the internal matters of the nation won’t be solved by the latter’s foreign tours.

  • kevin pietersen

    Pietersen says Proteas have far more at stake in England series

    Johannesburg: Former England captain Kevin Pietersen has said that South Africa have ‘a lot at stake’ in the four-match Test series against his country’s side, which starts in Durban on Saturday.

  • Virat Kohli

    Virat Kohli leads new dawn of Indian cricket

    New Delhi: Indian cricket’s fortunes ebbed and flowed in 2015 with Virat Kohli successfully leading the national side in Tests and Mahendra Singh Dhoni appearing to be losing his midas touch, while in off the field drama Shashank Manohar returned as the BCCI boss.

  • Roger Federer, Noval Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer in race to be first $100m man

    Paris: Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer are poised to become the first $100 million men in tennis in 2016, in a gripping sub-plot to the new Grand Slam season. No player in the history of the sport has broken through the $100 million on-court earnings barrier but world number one Djokovic and Federer, the number three, should reach the landmark next year.

  • Matt Henry

    New Zealand’s Henry the destroyer as Sri Lanka out for 188

    Christchurch: An obstinate Milinda Siriwardana and Nuwan Kulasekara partnership saved Sri Lanka from complete disaster after Matt Henry destroyed their top order in the opening one-day international against New Zealand on Saturday.

  • Immigrant death sparks riot in Spanish beach city

    Madrid: African migrants rioted in a southern Spanish beach city, setting fire to garbage bins and cars, after a man from Guinea-Bissau was stabbed to death, local officials have said.