Free Press Journal
  • Bollywood’s movers and shakers of 2015

    1. Salman Khan: Newsmaker par excellence. Headline-grabber extraordinaire, Salman Khan was in the news in 2015 for all the right and wrong reasons. While the court cases occupied much of the year, his two 300-crore plus blockbusters Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo saw him go for a complete image-revamp, playing the kind of empowered sanskaari hero that the powers-that-be would approve of. No matter what he did Salman made news this

  • Scorching summer won’t melt chocolates now

    Melbourne: Cheers to chocolate lovers, because they don’t have to bother about melting chocolates in the scorching heat.

  • Mahinda Rajapaksa

    Have evidence against Rajapaksa regime members: Lanka Govt

    Colombo: Sri Lankan investigators have found enough evidence to arrest members of the previous Mahinda Rajapaksa regime for alleged corruption and rights abuses during his 10-year rule, a senior minister said. “Investigations are nearing end. All will be arrested and taken to court,” said Rajitha Senaratne, Minister of Health and government spokesman.

  • Shopping can bring longterm happiness

    Toronto: In some good news for shopaholics, scientists have found that material purchases can provide more frequent happiness over time.

  • Asiya Andrabi

    J&K govt to probe revelation concerning Asiya Andrabi

    Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government and police will verify claims with regard to the alleged plan for meeting separatist leader Asiya Andrabi by three youths who have been arrested for trying to join jihadi terror groups, Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh today said.

  • John Terry

    Terry feels ‘tide turning’ for beleaguered Chelsea

    Johannesburg: Chelsea captain John Terry has claimed that his embattled side are gradually showing signs of recovery since the arrival of interim manager Guus Hiddink at Stamford Bridge.

  • Leicester City Kasper Schmeichel

    Spirited Leicester hold Man City to goalless PL draw

    Wellington: Leicester City squandered their chance to end a spectacular year as the Premier League leaders after securing an entertaining goalless draw against title-rivals Manchester City at the King Power Stadium.

  • Halil Ibrahim Dincdag

    Turkish federation ‘fined for sacking gay referee’

    Istanbul: A Turkish court has ordered the Turkish Football Federation (TFF) to pay thousands of dollars in compensation after it revoked the refereeing licence of a local referee on the grounds that he was gay.

  • Brendon McCullum

    Injured McCullum may miss third Sri Lanka ODI

    Nelson (New Zealand): New Zealand could get an earlier than expected taste of life without Brendon McCullum on Thursday with the swashbuckling captain likely to sit out the third one-day international against Sri Lanka.

  • Bangladesh holds maiden local body polls

    Dhaka: Amid tight security, polling stations across Bangladesh opened on Wednesday morning for the country’s first-ever local government body polls on party-line nominations.

  • Breast cancer, diagnostic test

    New breast cancer drug may combat other cancers too

    New York: A new oral drug whose efficacy in combating breast cancer has been demonstrated alone and in combination with endocrine therapy, also has potential to combat other types of cancer, new research has found.

  • Twitter updates rules to stop abusive behaviour online

    San Francisco: In a fresh bid to combat abusive behaviour, micro-blogging site Twitter is revising its rules to tackle hateful conduct including spreading of terror messages online.

  • donald trump

    Trump ready to roll out big money for campaign ads

    Washington: Republican White House frontrunner Donald Trump said Tuesday he will start spending millions of dollars in hard-hitting campaign advertising in the run-up to the first votes in the 2016 presidential race.