Free Press Journal
  • IPL 2016: Sunrisers Hyderabad won the toss and opted to bat first

    It is the final of the IPL 2016. Two most deserving teams – Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad – are set to clash in a mouthwatering contest at the Chinnaswamy Stadium. While this is the first IPL Final for SRH, RCB have lost two finals before.

    Teams:

    Royal Challengers Bangalore: CH Gayle, V Kohli, AB de Villiers, KL Rahul, SR Watson, Sachin Baby, STR Binny, Iqbal Abdulla, CJ Jordan, S Aravind, YS Chahal.

  • BJP names 12 candidates for Rajya Sabha seats

    New Delhi: The BJP on Sunday released its list of 12 candidates for biennial elections from nine states to the Rajya Sabha, including union ministers M. Venkaiah Naidu, Nirmala Sitharaman, Piyush Goyal, Chaudhary Birender Singh and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.

  • Popularity of Nitish, Mamata limited to particular state: Javadekar

    New Delhi: Amid talks of a secular front to counter the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Minister of State for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar took a jibe at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee, saying any opposition leader can dream about becoming the country’s Prime Minister.

  • Won’t let nation go on wrong path even if some things remain undone: PM

    Davangere (Karnataka): In an apparent reply those questioning his government’s performance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his two-year dispensation had initiated over 700 schemes and even if some tasks remain undone, “I will not let the nation go on the wrong path”.

  • Discus thrower Seema seals Olympics berth

    New Delhi: Veteran discuss thrower Seema Antil qualified for the Rio Olympics with a gold medal winning performance at the Pat Young Throwers Classic in California, US.

  • Waiting has a universal appeal: Priti Gupta 

    ‘Waiting’ is all about the relationship between two people from different fields of life, who meet and become friends with each other in a hospital, while nursing their respective comatose life partners. The story of the film looks into the themes of dealing with grief and discovering hope. Produced by Priti Gupta and Manish Mundra under the banner of Ishka Films and Drishyam Films, ‘Waiting’ released on May 27, 2016 and has

  • Sarika to head the jury at Jagran Film festival

    Its official! Renowned Actress Sarika and veteran Film Director Jahnu Barua will head the two Film Juries at the 7th Jagran Film Festival, this year.

  • Who is Akshay’s favourite footballer?

    Akshay Kumar has always come across as someone who is a sports lover and likes to indulge in it whenever time permits. In his upcoming film, HOUSEFULL 3, the trailer and the pictures suggest that Akshay is a football lover.

  • Assault on Africans: 8 held, HM asks police to ensure safety

    New Delhi:  Amid outrage over more attacks on Africans in the national capital, eight people were held today for their involvement, with Home Minister Rajnath Singh directing the police to take strict action against the attackers and step up patrolling in the areas inhabited by the community.

  • ‘Alliance, criticism can’t go hand in hand’: Javadekar warns Shiv Sena

    New Delhi: Minister of State for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar has cornered the Shiv Sena, the BJP’s alliance partner in Maharashtra, for constantly criticising the ruling dispensation at the Centre and said criticism and coalition ‘cannot go hand in hand.’

  • Half of abusive tweets posted by women: study

    London: Half of explicitly aggressive and misogynistic tweets containing abusive words are posted by women in the UK, a new study has found.

  • Indian professionals ‘most confident’ globally

    New Delhi: Indians have the highest confidence level in the world when it comes to talking about their achievements both online and in person, compared to professionals globally, reveals a survey.

  • Heartbreak a serious issue, needs more attention: Author Shyam Bhat

    New Delhi: With every unsuccessful love story, there comes a phase when dealing with normal life becomes a task. What follows is a heartbreak that leads to several other health concerns – physically and psychologically.

  • Leave phone at home for steamy intimate sessions

    London: If you are planning some steamy sex sessions during the next holiday with your partner, better leave your smartphone at home, or at least turn it off while you take a break from your gruelling routine, suggests new research.

  • Jats protest outside Rajnath’s residence demanding reservation

    New Delhi: Jat community leaders from Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi staged a protest outside Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s residence here on Sunday, demanding reservation for the community, after the High Court brought an interim stay on the reservation given to Jats and five other castes in the state.

  • Accused Italian marine returns home from India

    Rome: An Italian marine accused of killing two fishermen in India has returned home pending a ruling on where he should be tried in a long-running case that has soured ties between the two countries.