Free Press Journal
  • Misbah-ul-Haq ponders Test retirement after Melbourne Test defeat

    Karachi: Pakistan Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq has hinted of calling curtains to his illustrious international career in the coming days after his side’s crushing defeat by an innings and 18 runs in the second Test against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Friday.

  • Actress Barbara Tarbuck dies at 74

    Los Angeles: Barbara Tarbuck, best known for her long-running role as Lady Jane Jacks in “General Hospital,” has died of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. She was 74.

  • SP will contest polls based on Akhilesh’s list: Ram Gopal Yadav

    Farrukhabad (UP): As Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Samjawadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav are again at loggerheads over the ticket distribution, party general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav on Friday asserted that they will field its candidates based on the list released by the Chief Minister in the upcoming assembly polls.

  • Sidhu declined AAP’s Deputy CM offer for Congress’ CM offer: Kejriwal

    Gurdaspur: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday claimed that cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu declined AAP’s offer to be their Punjab Deputy Chief Minister candidate because “Congress offered to make him their Chief Ministerial candidate”.

  • Manohar Parrikar hints at PM Modi’s pre-New Year address

    Panaji: While the nation continues to speculate over what Prime Minister Narendra Modi would say in his New Year’s Eve speech, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday dropped a broad hint about what would be on the premier’s mind when he addresses the nation on Saturday night.

  • Consider Geeta Phogat, Babita Phogat my idols: Ritu Phogat

    New Delhi: Promising wrestler Ritu Phogat, who surpassed her elder siblings — Geeta and Babita — to emerge as the most expensive Indian at Rs.36 lakh in the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) auctions, still considers her sisters as her “idols”.

  • Ghulam Nabi Azad does not rule out possibility of alliance in UP

    Balrampur: Amid contradictory stand of SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh on forging an alliance with Congress in Uttar Pradesh, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad today said the possibility could not be ruled out.

  • Chit fund scam: TMC MP Tapas Paul appears before CBI after being summoned

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Tapas Paul reached the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) office here in North 24 Parganas on Friday after being summoned by the investigative body in connection with the chit fund scam case.

  • Hit these party places in Indore to welcome 2017

    2016 finally getting over with bunch of disappointments, but to add to the excitement there is 2017 with lots of home and reasons to party. With New Year eve round the corner, we bring to you a list of party places in Indore. Put on your best dress, head to these places and enjoy.

  • Kajol to essay villain in Dhanush’s VIP 2

    A few days ago, we had reported that Kajol was all set to return to Tamil cinema after 19 years with Dhanush K Raja’s film VIP 2. The film is collaboration between Dhanush and his sister-in-law Soundarya Rajinikanth.

  • Nine miners dead in Jharkhand coal mine collapse

    Godda (Jharkhand): Nine miners were killed and some others feared trapped following a cave-in at Lalmatia opencast coal mine at Rajmahal area of Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL) last night.

  • It’s time for US to move on to bigger and better things: Trump

    Washington: Amid series of punitive actions against Russia by the Obama administration, President-elect Donald Trump has said that it’s time for the US to “move on” to “bigger and better things” as he decided to meet top intelligence officials next week “to be updated on the facts” on alleged Russian hacking during the presidential elections.

  • Cannot disclose the reasons behind demonetisation, says RBI

    New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India has refused to reveal the reasons for scrapping Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes, besides declining to disclose the minutes of the RBI Board meeting when demonetisation was discussed on November 8, an RTI activist said.

  • I feel scared to raise a point in my film: Karan Johar

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar, whose latest film “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” was caught in a controversy for featuring Pakistani actor Fawad Khan, says while he continues to be “liberal” as a person, he has become “scared” of expressing his opinion freely.

  • Happy to break into the protagonist space: Swara Bhaskar

    New Delhi: She has done supporting roles in films like “Tanu Weds Manu”, “Raanjhanaa”, “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” and Swara Bhaskar, who earned accolades for her lead role in “Nil Battey Sannata”, says she is happy to finally get to play the protagonist.