Free Press Journal
  • India vs Australia, Ranchi: India trail by 91 runs, Pujara takes India forward

    India began the third day’s play in the third Test against Australia in Ranchi from 120/1. The pitch assessment said if the Indian batsmen could ride on the early onslaught before lunch, things could go strongly for the hosts. Australia had plenty of near chances but the wicket column remained unaffected until the last over. Vijay threw away his wicket to fall on 82.

  • Six Four: Review

    Title of Book: Six Four
    Hideo Yokoyama
    riverrun – an imprint of Quercus Publishing Ltd.

  • Orly attack linked to shooting of police officer near Paris

    Paris: The thwarted attack at France’s Orly airport, where troops shot dead a man who grabbed a soldier’s weapon, has been linked to the shooting of a police officer earlier north of Paris, police said. The earlier shooting took place in the northern suburb of Stains on the other side of the city.

  • Nepotism: From Anushka to Swara, what celebs have to say

    A review of quotes and statements by celebrities on the ongoing nepotism feud between Kangana Ranaut and Karan Johar. Does it happen? Does it not? Let’s find out…
    Remember how Shahrukh Khan in Om Shanti Om gripes over the fact that if his surname was either a Kapoor or Khanna he would have been a star! Well, we all know the proverb khoon khoon ko pukarta hai… and many of us have experienced it also.

  • Seeing my kids was ‘most surreal feeling’: Karan Johar

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar says the first sight of his children was the “most surreal overwhelming feeling” of his life. Karan revealed that his twins – daughter Roohi and son Yash – were born premature. “When I saw them for the first time, I didn’t realise there were tears rolling down. I couldn’t believe they were two big pieces of me who are starring at me, who are innocent, vulnerable. It was

  • Domestic gadgets to reduce water usage

    Shower heads to taps, flush reducers to bathwater diverters; we pick out the best household items for water-saving on a day-to-day basis.

  • I am a hopeless romantic, says Kritika Kamra

    Kritika Kamra, who is currently essaying the role of fairy princess Chandrakanta, also believes in fairytale romances. She has always been open about her relationships, be it romancing with co-actor or break-ups. She admits that despite the break-ups, she hasn’t completely given up on love. “Why will I lose faith in love? I have been in some great relationships, and not just romantic relationships, but also friendships. I have met some great people,” she says. Kritika adds that some

  • Deepika, Shah Rukh, Varun- Bollywood celebs who battled against mental problems

    Being in spotlight ain’t an easy job. And with great fame come great responsibilities which at times, become a problem for the ones in the entertainment industry to handle. From depression to anxiety, from body issues to addiction, Bollywood stars have gone through it all. But what is commendable is their openness about their struggles. Here are some celebs who have emerged victorious from their fight against various mental problems…

  • Haldhar Nag’s poetic journey…

    Honoured with Padma Shri, three PhDs based on him, his life and work is a case study in Harvard University, nominated for Nobel Literature in 2008, BBC documentary on him and many more such achievements credited to his life. No, we are not talking about any premiere university pass out; in fact we are talking about a class three dropout, Haldhar Nag. In a world where report cards are given more importance than talent,

  • Trump stands by wiretapping claim during Merkel visit

    Washington: US President Donald Trump used a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to deflect criticism about his unsubstantiated claim that the Obama administration spied on him, reviving a sensitive diplomatic incident in which the US was revealed to have snooped on her cellphone. During the press conference on Friday with Merkel, whose cellphone was tapped by the National Security Agency (NSA) in 2010, Trump quipped that he and the

  • I want to see talented actors on screen: Rajkummar Rao

    New Delhi: Rajkummar Rao feels nepotism is not unique to just Bollywood and is prevalent in all fields but says his only problem is when he sees non-talented actors getting a chance in films. The actor was a rank newcomer when he got his big break in 2010 film “Love Sex Aur Dhokha”. Rajkummar has proved his mettle by giving stellar performances in films like “Kai Po Che!”, “Shahid”, “Queen”, “CityLights”, “Aligarh”

  • Trivendra Singh Rawat swears-in as new Uttarakhand CM

    Dehradun (Uttarakhand): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Trivendra Singh Rawat on Saturday took oath as the ninth Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. Rawat was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Krishna Kant Paul.

  • Pakistan: Sikhs plan protest over omission of their religion from census

    Peshawar: Outraged over their omission from the census, the Sikh community of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) is planning to stage a protest in the federal capital with protests already under way in different districts of the province.

  • Man shot dead at Paris Orly airport after taking soldier’s gun

    Paris: A man has been shot and killed by security forces after attempting to seize a soldiers gun at Orly airport in Paris on Saturday morning, a media report said. A soldier fired at the man who was then detained by security forces, as the police did a sweep of the airport in search of potential accomplices or explosives, reported the Mirror. The man was later pronounced dead, France’s BFM TV reported.