Free Press Journal
  • Home where Marilyn Monroe died for sale for USD 6.9 million

    Los Angeles: The home where Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe died in Los Angeles is on sale for USD 6.9 million. Marilyn bought the palatial pad in Brentwood, California in 1962 after her divorce from third husband Arthur Miller but was found dead in the property just months later, following an apparent drug overdose at the age of 36, reported Variety. Speaking about the property in an interview just weeks before her death,

  • Power fully restored after San Francisco outage

    San Francisco : A San Francisco power outage that stranded people in elevators and left tens of thousands of others in the dark was caused by the massive failure of a circuit breaker that sparked a fire at a power substation, a utility company spokesman said.

  • Kashmir issue ‘main stumbling block’ to peace in S Asia: Pak

    Washington : The Kashmir issue is the “main stumbling block” to peace in South Asia, Pakistan’s Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar said on Saturday, underlining that it is the responsibility of the global community to work on the “flash issue” of the region.

  • 26 hostages, including Qatar royals, freed in bargain

    Baghdad : Qatar has secured the release of 26 hostages after nearly a year and a half in captivity, including members of its ruling family, in what became possibly the region’s most complex and sensitive hostage negotiation deal in recent years.

  • Israel targets Syria positions after Golan mortar fire

    Jerusalem : Israel’s army said on Saturday it had targeted positions inside Syria in retaliation for mortar fire that hit the northern part of the Golan Heights. “The Israeli army targeted the source of the fire,” an army statement said without giving further details.

  • Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance after Trump spat

    Sydney : Vice President Mike Pence sought to reassure Australia on Saturday that the US remains committed to the countries’ longtime alliance, as he tried to patch up relations that were left frayed when President Donald Trump got into a spat with Australia’s leader over a refugee resettlement deal.

  • Panama Papers law firm partners get bail

    Panama City : The partners of the law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers scandal were given bail pending further legal action over allegations they helped launder money related to a huge Brazilian bribery case.

  • Magnificent Supergiant : Hyderabad tamed by a special vintage Dhoni innings

    Pune : Former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s late order blitzkrieg guided Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) to a thrilling six wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in a last ball thriller Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 contest at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Saturday.

  • KKR bowling vs RCB batting

    Kolkata : A demoralising defeat in their own den will certainly serve as a wake-up call for the Kolkata Knight Riders bowlers as they take on a menacing Royal Challengers Bangalore batting line-up in an Indian Premier League encounter, here today.

  • Return of A B De Villiers

    Kolkata : Royal Challengers Bangalore will be bolstered by the return of star batsman AB de Villiers in their IPL clash against Kolkata Knight Riders here today.

  • Life has changed since six-wicket haul, says Chahal

    Kolkata : India and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal on Saturday said life has changed since his historic six-wicket haul against England in the third T20 International earlier this year, adding he feels more responsible now.

  • Gujarat Vs Punjab: Battle of batsmen

    Rajkot : Some of the finest exponents of T20 batting will showcase their skills when a confident Gujarat Lions take on a battle-scarred Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League encounter, here today.

  • Thampi’s yorkers at death made the difference: Kotak

    Kolkata : Uncapped Kerala pacer Basil Thampi made the difference by consistently bowling yorkers at the death, Gujarat Lions assistant coach Sitanshu Kotak said a day after his team’s comfortable win in the IPL here.

  • Azlan Shah an important test for India, feels Oltmans

    Bengaluru : Chief coach Roelant Oltmans feels the upcoming Sultan Azlan Shah Cup will give a clear picture of where the Indian hockey team stands after working rigorously on the physical and mental aspects.

  • India’s U-16 team gear up for Egypt friendlies

    Cairo : The India U-16 football team is gearing up to face the top junior club teams from Egypt in a couple of friendly matches scheduled this weekend.

  • Gaston to captain Maharashtra

    Mumbai : Mumbai lad Gaston D’Silva has been appointed caption of the Maharashtra team that will participate in the final round of the 51st Junior National Football Championship 2016-17, for the Dr. B.C. Roy Trophy to be played at Cuttack, Odisha. Maharashtra will take on Himachal Pradesh in the opening match on Monday, April 24.

  • They can’t see but they can ‘read’

    “You survive only if you read,” says Prathmesh Bendre, an alumnus of Xavier’s College, a stage poetry performer, songwriter, musician and law aspirant. “I have been holding my poetry event called Khwaabon Ki Dastan (the story of our dreams) for the last seven years. In these events, I recite my poems touching upon various aspects of life, from love and romance to social challenges like poverty. I am a poet and love