Free Press Journal
  • Zinedine Zidane

    Ronaldo still remains best for Zidane

    London: Zinedine Zidane, the newly-appointed manager of Real Madrid, has backed star player Cristiano Ronaldo and said the club’s all-time top scorer will remain the best in the world for him.

  • virat kohli

    Kohli becomes fastest to 24 ODI centuries

    Melbourne: Star Indian batsman Virat Kohli today became the fastest to register 24 hundreds and pile up 7,000 runs in one-day cricket, surpassing the twin milestones in just his 161st innings. The top-order batsman got the better of the Australian bowling attack at the hallowed turf of the Melbourne Cricket Ground with a run-a-ball knock that was laced with seven fours and two sixes.

  • Djokovic bids to extend hot streak in Melbourne

    Melbourne: Novak Djokovic will look to extend his sensational run of form at the Australian Open on Monday as expectations soar about what he could achieve this year. All eyes are on the Serbian world number one and his bid for a calendar-year Grand Slam after he fell just short during his brilliant 2015 season.

  • Pacemaker Kipketer wins marathon, sets new course record time

    Mumbai: Kenyan pacemaker Gideon Kipketer won the men’s race in an all-East African clean sweep of the podium by setting a new course record in the 13th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon today. Kipketer, who started the race as a pace-setter, decided to continue till the end after taking over the sole lead midway through the return leg of the race and stopped the clock at 2:08:35, shaving almost a full second off the

  • kabir bedi

    Kabir Bedi marries longtime partner Parveen Dusanj

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Kabir Bedi tied the knot fourth time with British-born partner Parveen Dusanj in an intimate ceremony on his 70th birthday here. The couple, who have been together for more than a decade, surprised the guests when they announced their wedding during the birthday celebrations.

  • Ranveer feeling ‘on top of the world’

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh, who bagged the Best Actor in a Leading Role at the 61st Britannia Filmfare Awards ceremony here, says it’s a “dream come true” moment for him to compete against megastar Amitabh Bachchan and he is feeling on “top of the world”.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejriwal, Sisodia attack Centre over JCA new rules

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia today targeted the Centre over the recent changes in the Joint Cadre Authority (JCA) and asked why the Modi government was “scared” of AAP’s presence.

  • kolkata hit and run

    Kolkata hit-and-run case: Friend admits Sambia was ‘intoxicated’

    New Delhi: Sambia Sohrab, the son of a Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader, was heavily intoxicated the night he allegedly ran his Audi SUV over an Indian Air Force corporal in Kolkata last Wednesday, said his friend Johnny.

  • Indian_National_Congress

    Congress wins 108 of 278 local body seats in Manipur

    Imphal: The Congress put up a good show in the municipal council and nagar panchayat elections in Manipur, winning 108 out of the 278 seats for which polling was held on January 11.

  • Clash in MP town; 50 held, curfew imposed

    Dewas (MP): A clash took place between two communities following which authorities imposed curfew in two areas of the city even as nearly 50 people were arrested in connection with the incident, police said today.

  • Burkina Faso hotel siege

    29 killed, including 10 foreigners, in attack on Burkina hotel

    Ouagadougou: At least 29 people, including 10 foreigners, were killed in an Al-Qaeda attack on a top hotel in Burkina Faso, an unprecedented strike in the capital illustrating the expanding reach of regional jihadists.

  • Parental age may affect how long offspring live

    New York: Offspring produced by older parents often do not live as long and researchers have now discovered why this is so. The age of the parents influences offspring longevity, in part, through its effects on offspring telomeres, structures of proteins that cap off and protect our DNA at the tips of chromosomes like the aglets or clear tips of shoelaces, says a new study.

  • Bone marrow lesions can predict joint disease

    London: Bone marrow lesions (BMLs) are likely to help predict a swiftly progressing joint disease, says a study. The research shows lesions — seen on MRI scans as regions of bone beneath the cartilage with ill-defined high signal — can help identify individuals who are more likely to suffer from the rapidly progressing osteoarthritis.

  • IS militants kill over 280 in Syria

    Damascus: Over 280 people, most of them women, children, and elderly, were killed when the Islamic State (IS) militants stormed a town in Syria’s Deir al-Zour province, a media report said on Sunday.

  • Anti-cancer drug made more effective to reduce side effects

    New York: Researchers have found a way to make an existing drug used to treat breast, lung and pancreatic cancers effective in small dosage, thereby reducing its usage and associated side effects in course of the treatment.

  • Eating greens may help prevent blindness: study

    Boston: A diet high in green leafy vegetables may lower the risk of the most common type of glaucoma which can gradually lead to loss of vision, a new study has claimed.

  • Milky way

    Second largest black hole detected in Milky Way

    Tokyo: Astronomers have detected signs of an invisible black hole with a mass 100 thousand times that of the Sun around the centre of the Milky Way. The team assumes that this possible “intermediate mass” black hole is a key to understanding the birth of the supermassive black holes located in the centres of galaxies. A team of astronomers led by Tomoharu Oka, a professor at Keio University in Japan, found an enigmatic

  • 30k sign petition to award French nationality to Bataclan guard

    Paris: An online petition to award French nationality to an Algerian man who helped people escape the Bataclan concert hall during November’s jihadist attack on Paris had secured more than 30,000 signatures. The 35-year-old, who has asked that he not be identified, is a guard at the venue and twice went inside to help terrified people get out as gunmen were killing concert-goers.

  • 3rd civilian dies of wounds in Jakarta bombings

    Jakarta: Indonesian police said they have arrested 12 people suspected of links to the Jakarta bombings, as the death toll in the brazen attacks by Muslim militants rose to eight after a third civilian succumbed to wounds. An Indonesian man who was shot in the head when two attackers fired into the crowd died at a hospital late yesterday, Jakarta police spokesman Col. Muhammad Iqbal said today.