Free Press Journal
  • Check out: Sidharth Malhotra gets inked

    Of late, Sidharth Malhotra returned after wrapping up a major shooting schedule for Raj – Krishna’s upcoming directorial in Miami. The actor has since then been maintaining a low profile and while fans are wondering about his whereabouts, he seems to be busy with work and other commitments.

  • Smriti Irani leaves her office

    Cabinet Committee on Par’l Affairs rejigged; Smriti dropped

    New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) has been rejigged with Smriti Irani being dropped as a special invitee and her successor in the HRD Ministry Prakash Javadekar elevated to a member. Najma Heptulla, the Minority Affairs Minister who had resigned from the Union Cabinet earlier this week, is no more a member of the panel.

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    Tendulkar wishes good luck to Vijender for title fight

    Mumbai: Legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar wished good luck to India’s star boxer Vijender Singh who will fight for the WBO Asia Pacific super middleweight title against Australia’s Kerry Hope here on Saturday. Vijender, who won his first six professional bouts outside India, will fight for the first time in front of his home fans in New Delhi.

  • Why your diet is not working explained

    Houston: On a diet but not able to shed kilos? You may be adopting the wrong strategies, according to researchers who suggest that people often replace their favourite foods with less-desirable options rather than adding healthy food they actually like.

  • Ritu-Rani

    Dejected Ritu hits back at Hockey India, says allegations against her false

    New Delhi: A dejected Ritu Rani has hit back at Hockey India (HI) selectors and coach after she was not only stripped of her captaincy but was also removed from the Rio Olympics squad. The veteran midfielder, who has been at the forefront of Indian women’s hockey for more than a decade, claimed that the allegations of poor attitude and performance brought against her were false.

  • There is ‘no Kashmir issue’ between India, Pak: Jitendra

    Jammu: There is “no Kashmir issue” between India and Pakistan, Union minister Jitendra Singh today said and asserted that the only outstanding matter is how to retrieve the part of Jammu and Kashmir which remains under illegal occupation of the neighbouring country.

  • Hypertension biggest preventable global risk factor for stroke

    Toronto: Hypertension is the most important modifiable risk factor for stroke, according to a new study led by a scientist of Indian origin which found that ninety per cent of the stroke cases around the world are preventable.

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    Air raids kill 19 civilians in Syria’s Aleppo: monitor

    Beirut: Air raids on rebel-held districts of Syria’s battleground second city of Aleppo killed 19 civilians including children today, a monitor said. “Eleven civilians, including four children, were killed by air raids after midnight in the Bab al-Nasr area of Old Aleppo, and seven others were killed in Fardous neighbourhood,” the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

  • Anil Kapoor receives notice from Western Railway over 24 promotions

    After the successful run of the first season of ’24’, Anil Kapoor was extremely excited to gear up for the next season of the crime thriller. While he has started off the promotions of the same in full swing by visiting different places in the city, the actor’s last event has landed him in a soup.

  • Scientists step closer to creating invisibility cloaks

    London: In a first, scientists have made an object disappear by using a composite material that can enhance an object’s surface properties, an advance that may lead to practical invisibility cloaks.

  • Online film leaks: Offenders must be jailed, says Salman

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan says strict action must be taken against those who leak films online. Recently, films like “Udta Punjab”, “Great Grand Masti” and Salman-starrer “Sultan” were leaked online before their official release.

  • Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim

    Turkey PM says 161 dead in coup bid, almost 3,000 held

    Ankara: Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim today said 161 people were killed in the coup attempt against the government, with 2,839 soldiers now detained on suspicion of involvement. Yildirim, speaking outside his Cankaya palace in Ankara and flanked by top general Hulusi Akar who was held during the coup attempt, also described the putsch bid as a “black stain” on Turkish democracy. He added that 1,440 people had been wounded.

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    Raymond to strengthen brand presence in Middle East

    Kolkata: Fabrics and garments firm Raymond will strengthen brand presence in the Middle East and South Asian countries as part of its overseas push. “Our products get acceptance in 55 countries. Now we are aiming to make the brand Raymond even stronger in the Middle East and South Asia,” Sudhanshu Pokhriyal, President suiting Raymond Limited said.

  • Salman Khan to star in Riteish Deshmukh’s Marathi film Shivaji

    Salman Khan, who starred as a wrestler in YRF’s Sultan, continues to spread his Eid magic as the film is breaking box-office records. It doesn’t stop there. Salman Khan is now all set for yet another acting stint in Marathi cinema with Riteish Deshmukh’s Shivaji.

  • Hospital train Lifeline Express completes 25 years of service

    Mumbai: Lifeline Express, touted to be the world’s first hospital-train, started in 1991 to provide medical aid and relief to far-flung and inaccessible areas, today completed 25 years of its operation.

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    Gold softens on muted demand, silver falls too

    New Delhi: Gold prices weakened by Rs 50 to Rs 30,750 per ten grams at the bullion market today due to slackened demand from jewellers at prevailing levels, even as the metal strengthened overseas. Silver also fell by Rs 200 to Rs 46,500 per kg on reduced offtake by industrial units and coin makers.