Free Press Journal
  • Chak De! What Mithali Raj means to Indian cricket

    India’s women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj during her innings of 69 against Australia at Bristol in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017, became the first player in the history of women’s cricket to score 6,000 runs in ODI cricket. She overtook former England captain Charlotte Edwards, who had scored 5,992 runs in limited overs cricket.

  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui to star in ‘Phobia 2’

    New Delhi: Hold your breaths, people! ‘Phobia’ is coming back with a new face in the lead. The ‘MOM’ star Nawazudding Siddiqui is all set to star in the sequel to 2016 movie ‘Phobia.’

  • IT commissioner arrested in corruption case

    New Delhi, The CBI has arrested Principal Commissioner Income Tax, Ranchi, Tapas Kumar Dutta after Rs 3.5 crore in cash was allegedly recovered from his house by the agency during searches in a corruption case against him.

  • Narco-terror network Lashkar-e-Khorasan being used by Pakistan for ethnic cleansing

    Washington D.C: Pakistan is using the narco-terror network Lashkar-e-Khorasan for ethnic cleansing, an American war veteran who has seen action in Afghanistan and Iraq, has said. In his article published in Family Security Matters, US Army Reserve Col. (Retired) Lawrence Sellin says this outfit kills in the name of religion and operates with the approval of Islamabad.

  • Curfew in Shopian, restrictions in parts of Kashmir

    Srinagar: Authorities today imposed curfew in Shopian town and restrictions in many other parts of Kashmir to maintain law and order as a strike called by separatists disrupted normal life in the Valley.

  • VIP treatment in jail for Sasikala: DIG Roopa remains defiant, bats for inquiry

    Bengaluru: DIG (Prisons) D. Roopa, who has levelled allegations of former All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary V. Sasikala getting VIP treatment in the Parappana Agrahara central prison, on Thursday remained defiant and said she has no issue with an inquiry taking place into it.

  • BJP known for dividing people for own benefit: Congress on chaos over Anandpal encounter

    Pratapgarh (Rajasthan): The Congress on Thursday blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the ongoing tension in the state over the killing of notorious criminal Anandpal Singh. State Congress Committee chief Sachin Pilot said the BJP has always divided people and provoked them for their own gains.

  • SSB arrests two persons from Indo-Nepal border

    Motihari: The Sashashtra Seema Bal (SSB) has arrested two persons including a Nepalese citizen along with Nepalese currency notes from Indo-Nepal border in Bihar’s East Champaran district, officials said today.

  • Now, you can watch 3D movies at home sans glasses

    Washington: MIT scientists have developed a new system that can allow users to watch 3D movies at home without having to wear inconvenient special glasses.

  • Cricket or Bharatnatyam, Mithali Raj always had dancing shoes!

    Dance or Cricket? It was a tough choice for Mithali Raj to make. And she decides to pick up the bat. So, as they say, the rest is history. Popularly known as ‘Sachin Tendulkar’ of women’s Cricket, Mithali Raj, has become the highest run-scorer in women’s ODI cricket. Today, only few know that the Indian skipper, who is now the leading run-scorer was trained to be a Bharatnatyam dancer in her younger

  • 18th edition of IIFA awards rings in the Nasdaq stock exchange bell

    New York: As the highly anticipated 18th edition of IIFA, to be held from July 13th – 15th 2017, descends on the captivating city of New York, the International Indian Film Academy commences its festivities by ringing in the Nasdaq stock exchange bell at Times Square, thus marking the globalization of Indian cinema.

  • Once-a-week sex can help women slow down ageing clock

    Washington: Women, you may want to start being active between the sheets as a recent study has revealed that having sex at least once a week slows down ageing.

  • Telangana MLA booked for misbehaving with woman collector

    Hyderabad: The police have booked a legislator of the ruling TRS for his alleged rash behaviour with a woman collector of Mahabubabad district in Telangana. At a public meeting organised during the programme to launch ‘Harita Haaram’ (a massive plantation programme) in Mahabubabad yesterday, the local MLA, B Shankar Nayak, allegedly behaved in a rude manner with the collector.

  • NGT declares ‘No-Development Zone’ near River Ganga

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal today passed a slew of directions to rejuvenate River Ganga, declaring as ‘No-Development Zone’ an area of 100 metres from the edge of the river between Haridwar and Unnao and prohibiting dumping of waste within 500 metres from the river.

  • Facebook brings Messenger ‘Lite’ to India

    New Delhi: In its bid to connect people in markets where mobile internet connections are slow, Facebook on Thursday rolled out the “lite” version of its Messenger app in India. “Messenger Lite” is a lightweight, fast and simpler version that offers the core features of the app for markets with slower than average internet speeds and a prevalence of basic Android smartphones, the company said in a statement.

  • Katrina Kaif ‘privileged’ to work with the Khans again

    Mumbai: She has worked with the Khan trio – Salman, Shah Rukh and Aamir – before and is teaming up with them yet again for different films and actress Katrina Kaif said she feels privileged to get this opportunity.