Free Press Journal
  • Karthik’s 53 steers Lions to 149/7 against Daredevils

    Rajkot: Dinesh Karthik (53) struck a solid half century to steer Gujarat Lions from a woeful start to a respectable 149 for seven in their IPL match against Delhi Daredevils here today.

  • Gambhir penalised, Kohli fined Rs.24 lakh for slow over-rate

    Bengaluru: Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir was fined 15 per cent of his match fee for breaching the Indian Premier League (IPL) Code of Conduct during his team’s match against Royal Challengers Bangalore at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here last evening.

  • US diplomat in China marries Chinese gay partner

    Beijing: A senior US diplomat serving in Shanghai has married his Chinese male partner in first such gay marriage by a foreign diplomat serving in the country.

  • German jihadist goes on trial for war crimes in Syria

    Frankfurt: A 21-year-old German jihadist went on trial today for war crimes in Syria after allegedly posing for photographs next to the severed heads of two victims of the conflict.

  • UN demands protection of hospitals in war zones

    United Nations: The UN Security Council today demanded that hospitals and clinics be protected in war zones, in a resolution that draws attention to the rise in attacks on medical workers in conflicts worldwide.

  • Foreign Office cat makes first kill

    London: The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s ‘Chief Mouser’ cat hired to wage war on mice has made its first kill just weeks in the job.

  • California Muslims sue over hijab discrimination

    Los Angeles: Two lawsuits filed in California claim that Muslim women were discriminated against in separate incidents because of their religion and for wearing the hijab.

  • Pak is not a US colony, Islamabad raps Trump

    Islamabad: Pakistan has dismissed Republican frontrunner Donald Trump’s assertion that it could be pressurized into releasing a jailed doctor who allegedly helped the US track down Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, saying that the country is not an “American colony”.

  • Our rules, not China’s, TPP would let America lead the way: Obama

    Washington: The rules of trade in the Asia-Pacific must be written by America, not China, US President Barack Obama has argued on Tuesday in an opinion article that calls for swift ratification of the controversial TPP free trade deal.

  • Miracle baby survives 4 days trapped in rubble

    Nairobi: Kenyan rescuers pulled an 18-month- old toddler alive from the rubble of a six-storey building today, four days after the block collapsed killing 23 people, police said.

  • Delhi win toss, opt to bowl

    Rajkot: Delhi Daredevils captain Zaheer Khan won the toss and opted to bowl in their IPL match against Gujarat Lions here today.

  • Anurag has been my mentor, says Neeraj Ghaywan

    Director Neeraj Ghaywan, who got a National Film Award for his first directorial “Masaan”, says he owes all his success to his mentor and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap.

  • Final hearing of petns against Metro fare hike from June 20

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today posted the petitions filed by Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority and city Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam against the Mumbai Metro fare hike for final hearing on June 20.

  • Family accompanies Big B to National Awards

    Amitabh Bachchan was accompanied by his family members to the 63rd National Film Awards ceremony in New Delhi where the megastar will receive the best actor honour for his role of a hypochondriac father in “Piku”.

  • BEST revokes decision to cancel 52 routes

    Mumbai: Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) has revoked its decision to cancel 52 bus routes and restored services on 33 routes today.

  • Sidharth feels it is celeb’s responsibility to know brands they endorse

    Bollywood star Sidharth Malhotra says it is a celebrity’s responsibility to know about the brand they’re endorsing but the actors never claim to manufacture the said products. The parliamentary panel on consumer affairs, in its recommendations on the Consumer Protection Bill, 2015, has called for stringent provisions, including jail term up to five years and penalty of up to Rs 50 lakh if a celebrity endorsed product misfires.

  • Aditi Rao Hydari is a born mimic!

    You see the elegantly poised girl, who looks ethereal and calm always but there is more to Aditi Rao than meets the eye. With the very versatile roles that she has done, she does come across as someone who is a great actor but not many know that she can be anyone she wants to be, especially when it comes to mimicking their voices.