Free Press Journal
  • Has coach Ravi Shastri made a difference to India’s winning run?

    Indian cricket team is currently going through a wonderful phase. After blanking Sri Lanka 9-0, the men in blue started off with a win against the Australians at Chennai and will take the on the wounded Kangaroos at Kolkata on Thursday. The team over the past couple of years has gelled really well, under the leadership of Virat Kohli. Kohli, ever since getting the captaincy on permanent basis, has really taken his

  • India vs Australia 2nd ODI at Kolkata: Live scores, match updates, commentary

    India after beating Australia by 26 runs via DLS method in the first one day international at Chennai will now take on Aussies at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. India, who were below par in the first ODI would like to make amends and show that it was just a blip. Hardik Pandya and MS Dhoni proved their worth once again as they took India from 87/5 to 281/7. Indian bowlers bowled well as a unit

  • CBI arrests retired Orissa High Court judge, 4 others in corruption case

    New Delhi: The CBI has arrested retired Orissa High Court judge Ishrat Masroor Quddusi and four others in connection with a corruption case, agency sources said here today. The arrests were made late last night after a detailed search operation at eight locations, including the residence of Justice (retired) Quddusi in Greater Kailash here. Searches were also carried out in Bhubaneswar and Lucknow.

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    Navratri 2017: 5 do’s and don’ts during the nine-day Navratri festival

    The most awaited and sacred festival Sharad Navratri is the nine-day festival that celebrates the nine manifestations of Goddess Durga. In 2017, Navratri will begin on September 21 and end on September 29. Devotees fast during the nine-days, while some prefer doing it on the first and last day of Navratri, to seek Goddess Durga’s blessings. There are certain routine tasks that are prohibited during the festival, as it is believed that not abiding

  • I want to be stereotyped, says Arko Pravo Mukherjee

    New Delhi: Arko Pravo Mukherjee, known for singing and composing soft melodies, says he doesn’t mind people associating him with the genre as he has fun doing it.

  • Navratri 2017: Wishes, Images, greetings, in Hindi to share on SMS, Facebook, WhatsApp 

    Navratri, the nine-day festival celebrates the nine manifestations of the Goddess Durga. The nine goddess are Shailaputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skanda Mata, Katyayani, Kalaratri, Mahagauri, and Siddhidatri. Each goddess has her governing planet, mantra, mount, and iconography. In 2017, Navratri begins on September 21 and ends on September 29. On the occasion of Navratri here’s a collection of wishes and greetings in Hindi to share on SMSes, WhatsApp and Facebook with your near and dear ones.

  • Asianet TV office attacked in Kerala

    Alappuzha: The office of the Alappuzha bureau of Asianet TV channel in Kerala was attacked on Thursday after the news network reported alleged involvement of a state minister in land encroachment. According to an anonymous source, the attack was result of the channel’s series of reports on the alleged encroachment of land by State Transport Minister Thomas Chandy at his plush resort, near here.

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    Happy Birthday Kareena Kapoor Khan: 5 standout statements by ‘Bebo’

    Bollywood’s famous and powerful actress Kareena Kapoor Khan turns 37 today. The actress herself is an inspiration for many. After all, despite completing 17 years in the Bollywood industry, Kareena is still been considered as one of the most popular and trendsetting actresses. She is glamorous, stunning, gorgeous and the powerful diva of Bollywood.

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    Poem sent over WhatsApp can prove deadly in Pakistan

    New York: In Pakistan, a poem sent over WhatsApp can prove deadly. According to the Human Rights Watch, a court in Pakistan’s Punjab province, had sentenced death, on September 14, to  Nadeem James, a 35-year-old Christian, for sending a poem to a friend that was deemed insulting to Islam. However, James denied ever having sent the message.

  • Jr NTR: My family legacy keeps me grounded

    Hyderabad: Actor Jr NTR, a third generation star from the popular Nandamuri clan, says he is proud to carry forward his family legacy as he believes it keeps him grounded and guides him in his career.

  • Navratri 2017: Wishes, Images, greetings, in English to share on SMS, Facebook, WhatsApp 

    Navratri, the nine-day festival celebrates the nine manifestations of the Goddess Durga. The nine goddess are Shailaputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skanda Mata, Katyayani, Kalaratri, Mahagauri, and Siddhidatri. Each goddess has her governing planet, mantra, mount, and iconography. In 2017, Navratri begins on September 21 and ends on September 29. On the occasion of Navratri here’s a collection of wishes and greetings in English to share on SMSes, WhatsApp and Facebook with your near and dear ones.

  • ‘New demon’ GST pinches Durga Puja organisers, idol makers

    Kolkata: Blaming the timing of the Goods and Services tax (GST) rollout, Durga Puja organisers and idol makers here say they are feeling the pinch of the new indirect tax regime as advertising revenues are falling and margins are tepid. Following the increasing funds crunch, community Puja committees in Kolkata have started curtailing their budgets.