Free Press Journal
  • Microsoft Office 2019 to be released in 2018

    San Francisco: The next version of Microsoft Office — Office 2019 — will be released in the second half of 2018 and its previews will start shipping mid-year. The release will include perpetual versions of the Office apps including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and servers including Exchange, SharePoint and Skype for Business, Microsoft said in statement late on Tuesday.

  • Sports licensing industry bets big on U-17 football World Cup

    Kolkata: India’s sports licensing industry is betting big on the upcoming Under-17 World Cup as the mega event is expected to benefit the sector by increasing and consolidating the soccer fan base, providing more opportunity to exploit brands, stakeholders said.

  • Rodney Hogg lashes out at skipper Steve Smith, Cricket Australia

    Melbourne: Former Australia fast bowler Rodney Hogg has accused skipper Steve Smith of favouritism in team selection, and also ripped apart the selectors for the run of losses in the ongoing ODI series against India. Australia trail the hosts 0-3 in the five-match series. “They’re picking their mates. Smith shouldn’t be a selector. (Ashton) Agar’s been pushed through and Cartwright’sstill there.

  • Attack on Mexico drug rehab center leaves 14 dead

    Ciudad Juarez: At least 14 people were killed and 8 injured in northern Mexico when an armed group opened fire in a drug addiction rehabilitation center, local police said. In a statement security officials in the city ofChihuahua said “an armed group entered the Uniting Familiesrehabilitation center,” attacking those inside with assault rifles.

  • New spider species named after Obamas, DiCaprio

    Washington, Scientists have discovered 15 new species of “smiley-faced” spiders and named them after David Attenborough, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Bernie Sanders among others. In a study published in the Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, researchers detailed the new spider species named Spintharus davidattenboroughi, S barackobamai, S michelleobamaae, and S berniesandersi as well as S davidbowiei and S leonardodicaprioi.

  • ICC’s New playing rules: 6 New rules to know about

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) has introduced a number of changes to its playing conditions which will be effective in all series, starting September 28 or later.

  • BHU Chief Proctor resigns over violent protests

    Lucknow: BHU’s Chief Proctor O.N. Singh has resigned, taking moral responsibility for the violence inside the campus on Saturday. Banaras Hindu University spokesperson Rajesh Singh said that Vice Chancellor G.C. Tripathi has accepted Singh’s resignation which he tendered late on Tuesday night.

  • Vikram Bhatt’s daughter Krishna turns director

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt says he cannot believe that his daughter Krishna, who has assisted him on a few projects, has now become a director. Vikram on Tuesday morning, shared a call sheet of her first day at work. Krishna’s name was written next to the director’s slot and her father’s name was written adjacent to the writer’s slot.

  • India vs Australia 4th ODI: Time to give Shami, Yadav a go; Axar for Jadhav?

    Team India have played some outstanding cricket in the ongoing ODI series against Australia. The ‘Men In Blue’ have clinched the five-match series, beating Aussies 3-0 already, so the visitors will just play for their pride in the last two ODIs. Kohli and his men have employed a ruthless modus operandi on the field and the team generally comes up with answers whenever they are pushed into a corner.

  • Mersal teaser: Charming Vijay enchants with his tricks

    ‘Mersal’ teaser clocks over 20 million views

    Chennai: The teaser of Tamil superstar Vijay’s upcoming film “Mersal”, which is gearing for release this Diwali, has clocked over 20 million views in just five days to become the fastest Indian film to achieve this rare feat.

  • Yash Chopra birthday anniversary: 7 of his most memorable heroines

    It is the 85th birth anniversary of ‘The King Of Romance’ Yash Chopra. Yashji taught us the meaning of romance and unconditional love. He had a career that spanned over five decades in the Hindi film industry. Till date, not a single director has presented her heroine the way Yash Chopra has. His heroines looked sensual, pristine and simply beautiful in silk sarees.