Free Press Journal
  • Nicki Minaj ‘done with being mean’ 

    Melbourne: Nicki Minaj has revealed that she now feels that all her “mean” feuds in the past with stars, including Mariah Carey, Miley Cyrus and Lil’ Kim, are vain and wastage. In a Facebook Live chat during her appearance in ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’, when a fan asked her if she regret the feuds, the 33-year-old rapper said, “Yeah, all the time,” reports Adding to this, Minaj said that she is a “sweet

  • I don’t become a villain for bowling one no-ball: Ashwin

    Mumbai: India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin today said that he should not be made a villain for bowling one of the two no-balls which proved to be a crucial factor in India’s World Twenty20 semifinal loss to the West Indies. Ashwin’s was one of the no balls which gave Man of the Match Lendl Simmons a reprieve and helped him anchor West Indies’ successful chase of a stiff target of 193 at the

  • Ahead of NY primary, some Indian-Americans back Trump

    New York :Ahead of the crucial primary here later this month, some Indian-Americans have backed Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump, saying they agree with his views on stopping illegal immigration and feel a Trump presidency could benefit India. A report in the New York Times on the sentiments of immigrants for Trump said some small groups of immigrants have come forward to support him despite the fact that he has said “Mexicans are rapists

  • Delhi Police makes licensing system online

    New Delhi: People seeking license for starting restaurants, bars and pubs, multiplexes, newspaper and publications and even the ones applying for arms will no longer have to wait in queues with Delhi Police making the licensing system online

  • Pahlaj Nihalani defends U/A rating for ‘The Jungle Book’

    Mumbai: Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief Pahlaj Nihalani wonders why people, especially film producer Mukesh Bhatt, are trashing the board’s decision to give “The Jungle Book” a U/A certificate.

  • Confiscate illegal money, assets of those in Panama list: CPIM

    New Delhi: CPI(M) today demanded “blanket prohibition” on Indians acquiring shell companies, claiming the NDA Government will “only scratch surface” by its proposed action in Panama papers case and is “unwilling” to touch structure of tax havens and generation of black money.

  • IPL: Mumbai Indians eye winning start against Pune Supergiants

    Mumbai: Defending champions Mumbai Indians will aim to get their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016 campaign off to a winning start when they take on debutants Rising Pune Supergiants in the opening match of the cash-rich T20 tournament at the Wankhede Stadium here on Saturday. Mumbai who have won the title twice in 2013 and 2015, have strengthened their squad even more, thanks to the players’ auction earlier

  • Waqar Younis all set to commentate in IPL 9

    Karachi: Former Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis, who recently resigned from his post, has landed a new job as he is all set to commentate in the ninth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). According to the Express Tribune, the 44-year-old had signed a deal with Indian TV channel Sony to cover this year’s IPL season.

  • IPL 2016 Opening Ceremony: All you need to know

    The king of all entertainment is back in town. The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016 is all set to make a splendid start with its lavish opening ceremony which will be held today at the National Sports Club of India (NSCI), Worli from 7:30 pm onwards.

  • 10 Indian IT firms to take part in Oman tech exhibition

    Dubai: Ten Indian IT companies will participate in a technology exhibition in Oman to enhance IT trade cooperation between the two countries. The exhibition is scheduled to be held from April 12 to 16 in Oman’s capital Muscat.

  • Cameron faces flak after admitting share in Panama trust

    London: British Prime Minister David Cameron has been accused of “hypocrisy” after admitting that he owned shares in the Panamanian trust set up by his late father Ian Cameron, before selling them for over 30,000 pounds in 2010. After three days of stalling and four partial statements issued by Downing Street, Cameron in an interview to ITV News on Thursday confessed that he owned shares in the tax haven fund, which he

  • It is upto Pakistan to show how serious they are on commitments: BJP

    New Delhi: After Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit said that the bilateral peace process with remains suspended as New Delhi does not want comprehensive talks, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said it is upto Islamabad to show how serious it is on its commitments and specifically on the issue of combating terrorism.

  • Murali made me feel like a schoolboy: Gilchrist

    New Delhi: One of the most intimidating batsmen in his heydays, former Australia wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist says he himself feared only Sri Lankan spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan and Indian tweaker Harbhajan Singh during his international career. The former stumper-batsman, who served as Australia’s stand-in captain on quite a few occasions, disclosed this at an interactive session with school kids here yesterday.

  • Bumrah deserves credit for consistency: Bond

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians bowling coach Shane Bond on Friday heaped praise on the team’s young pacer Jasprit Bumrah for his consistent performance for India over the past couple of months, especially in the just concluded World T20 cricket tournament.
    Defending champions Mumbai start their ninth edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign against new franchise Rising Pune Supergiants at the Wankhede Stadium here.

  • I’m not scared of taking creative challenges: Gulshan Grover

    Mumbai: Actor Gulshan Grover says he is exploring various aspects in showbiz as he is not scared to take creative challenges. Now geared up to feature in digital platform Voot’s web movie “Badman”, Gulshan said: “It’s kind of interesting to see where we are heading as some interesting work is being done here (in India). I want to challenge myself.

  • Devendra fadnavis

    Fadnavis welcomes Shani Temple breakthrough

    Mumbai: Following the Shani Shingnapur temple’s announcement that both men and women will henceforth be allowed to enter the inner sanctum of the temple, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today welcomed the decision and said religion never discriminates on the basis of caste or gender.

  • India calls for transparency at the office of UNGA President 

    United Nations: India has called for ensuring transparency in financial contributions made to the office of the UN General Assembly President, emphasising that such financial disclosures will help in maintaining accountability and integrity of the office. “There is certainly a need to increase transparency, accountability and institutional memory of the Office of the President of the General Assembly (OPGA),” First Secretary in the Indian Mission to the UN, Noor Rahman Sheikh, said

  • Oltmans seeks improved show from Indian hockey team

    Ipoh (Malaysia): Coach Roelant Oltmans has sought an improved show from the Indian team in the ongoing 25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament after the 1-5 mauling by world champions Australia in a preliminary league fixture. Wanting his wards to learn from the outing against the world’s top side, Oltmans said the young members of the squad ought to have learnt several lessons on finishing touches while scoring.