Free Press Journal
  • ‘Sharapova will return to Olympic roster if CAS okays her appeal’

    Moscow: Maria Sharapova will be returned to the national Olympic entry list for the 2016 Rio Games in case the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) issues a positive ruling on her appeal, Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) president Shamil Tarpishchev said.

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    Ravi Shastri living in a fool’s world: Saurav Ganguly

    New Delhi: A ‘disappointed’ Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday retaliated to Ravi Shastri’s barbs at him by saying that the former team director was living in a “fool’s world”.

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    It was a joke: Irrfan on ‘Kabali’ poster comment

    Jaipur: Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan today said his statement that southern megastar Rajinikanth’s film “Kabali” has stolen the poster of his upcoming film “Madaari” was a mere joke. “I respect Rajinikanth ji as a human and as an actor and what I said about the poster was a joke. I want to clarify that the poster which I talked about was made by one of his fan clubs,” Irrfan told reporters here.

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    DCW, Hockey India war of words over Sardar Singh case

    New Delhi: Taking strong exception to Hockey India’s (HI) response in an alleged sexual assault case against Indian captain Sardar Singh, the Delhi Commission for Women has accused the federation of making “defamatory allegations and remarks” against the statutory body.

  • 19% households made an overnight trip for holidaying: Report

    New Delhi: In a growing appetite for tourism, 19 per cent of India’s nearly 250 million households reported at least one overnight trip for holidaying, leisure, recreation or shopping, according to the National Sample Survey (NSS) data released on Wednesday.

  • Vodafone tax case: HC allows penalty proceedings to go on

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court today allowed the income tax department to go ahead with its penalty proceedings against telecom major Vodafone, but asked the agency not to give effect to its final order till the next hearing in July.

  • Cabinet clear Model Shops Bill; Cinemas, Malls to be open 365 days with flexible timing

    New Delhi: A model law that allows shops, malls and cinema halls, among other establishments, to run 24×7 throughout the year received Cabinet assent today. The law covers establishments employing 10 or more workers except manufacturing units and will provide freedom to operate 365 days with flexibility on timing to open and close.

  • A.R. Rahman to sing in ‘Mohenjo Daro’

    Mumbai: Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman, who has composed songs for filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker’s “Mohenjo Daro”, has also lent his voice to a romantic song for the upcoming epic adventure-romance film.

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    Asin’s floods Insta with European vacation pics

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Asin Thottumkal is having a whale of a time with husband and Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma vacationing in Europe.

  • Govinda ultimate Bollywood dancer for me: Farah Khan

    New Delhi: She has made some of the biggest Bollywood stars dance to her tunes but when it comes to picking up a personal favourite, director-choreographer Farah Khan says it will always be Govinda.

  • ‘The Mummy’ actor Aharon Ipale dies at 74

    Los Angeles: Israeli actor Aharon Ipale, best known for his role in “The Mummy” series, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 74.

  • Salman Khan IIFA awards

    Salman Khan isn’t apologetic over rape metaphor: NCW

    New Delhi: National Commission for Women (NCW) chief Lalitha Kumaramangalam today said that Bollywood actor Salman Khan has not apologised for his ‘raped woman’ analogy which ignited a public outrage.

  • It’s not about me or Ravi, it’s about players: Kumble

    Bangalore: Graciously skirting the controversy surrounding the snub Ravi Shastri received during his job interview, the newly-appointed Indian coach Anil Kumble today said it’s the players who are the most significant part of the system and no one else.

  • Hold more Unified meetings in naxal hit states: Rajnath Singh

    New Delhi: The Centre has asked four Naxal-hit states to frequently hold Unified Command meetings for formulating a strategy to tackle the menace effectively. Home Minister Rajnath Singh told governments of Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal to hold the Unified Command structure meetings more often so that anti-Naxal strategies could be constantly reviewed and formulated for better results.