Free Press Journal
  • IPL 2016: De Villiers, Kohli power Bangalore to 185/3 against Pune

    Pune: Star batsmen AB de Villiers (83) and Virat Kohli (80) smashed quick-fire half-centuries to steer Royal Challengers Bangalore to a challenging 185/3 in 20 overs against Rising Pune Supergiants in an Indian Premier League (IPL) contest here on Friday.

  • KXIP would like to stay positive: Miller ahead of SRH match

    Hyderabad: Notwithstanding their bad run so far in IPL-9, Kings XI Punjab skipper David Miller today asked his players to remain positive and focus on tomorrow’s game against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

  • Mayawati

    Akhilesh mocks Mayawti’s over starting Lucknow Metro Rail project

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday took a dig at his party’s arch rival and BSP chief Mayawati for claiming that the Lucknow Metro Rail project was initiated during her tenure. He also had harsh words for Congress poll strategist Prashant Kishore.

  • Obama urges Britain not to leave EU

    London: US President Barack Obama called on the British people on Friday to support their country’s continued stay in the EU in the referendum scheduled for June 23.

  • Japanese lawmakers visit controversial Tokyo shrine

    Tokyo: A group of 93 Japanese lawmakers on Friday visited the controversial Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo, which is seen as a symbol of the country’s militaristic past.

  • Brussels bomber identified as guard of foreign IS hostages

    Paris: Najim Laachraoui, one of the Brussels airport bombers, has been identified by several Frenchmen held hostage by Islamic State in Syria as one of their prison guards, sources close to the investigation said today.

  • Pak court terms Musharraf’s medical report ‘fake’

    Islamabad: A Pakistani anti-terrorism court today termed former military dictator Pervez Musharraf’s medical report as “fake” while rejecting his plea seeking exemption from court appearances in the 2007 judges’ detention case.

  • Accused in Daniel Pearl murder case arrested

    Karachi: Police and intelligence agencies have arrested in Karachi on Friday a man wanted in US journalist Daniel Pearl’s murder case.

  • China mulls deploying floating N-power platform in SCS: Report

    Beijing: China is edging closer to building its first floating maritime nuclear power platform with the prospects of deploying it in the disputed South China Sea, a state-run daily said today even as the Foreign Ministry declined to react, saying it had not heard of the plans.

  • Radhika Apte ecstatic about her win at US film fest

    New York: Actress Radhika Apte, who has bagged the Best Actress award in the International Narrative Feature Film category at the Tribeca Film Festival, says the news “has not sunk in yet”.

  • Want father to sing playback for me once: Aditya Narayan  

    Mumbai: Singer-actor Aditya Narayan says he wants his father and celebrated singer Udit Narayan to sing playback for him once, adding that he is still waiting for his dream to turn into a reality.

  • Mali arrests suspected mastermind of Radisson hotel attack

    Bamako: A Mauritanian man suspected of planning and carrying out deadly attacks on popular tourist venues in Mali last year has been arrested in the Malian capital Bamako, security sources said today.

  • santa banta movie review

    Movie Review: Santa Banta – Tardy, humorless Comedy

    Cast: Boman Irani, Vir Das, Lisa Hayden, Neha Dhupia, Vijay Raaz, Johnny Lever, Vrajesh Jirjee, Ranjeet, Tinnu Anand, Ayub Khan, Sanjay Mishra, Vikas Bhalla, Ram Kapoor  

  • Legal battles to impact Rawat government’s majority test

    New Delhi: With the Uttarakhand High Court setting aside President’s Rule in the state and asking Chief Minister Harish Rawat to prove his majority in the assembly on April 29, the fate of the government now hinges on the members of Progressive Democratic Front (PDF) and the outcome of the case relating to nine rebel Congress legislators.