Free Press Journal
  • IPL 2018: Gary Kirsten, Ashish Nehra join RCB’s coaching team

    Bengaluru: Former India coach Gary Kirsten and recently-retired pacer Ashish Nehra have been named theRoyal Challengers Bangalore’s batting and bowling coach respectively for the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League. Additionally, Kirsten and Nehra will also play the role of mentors for the team during the league. Kirsten signed the contract last week and it will be his second stint with an IPL team after he had coached the Delhi Daredevils

  • Triple talaq bill: Congress to consult other opposition parties before taking decision

    New Delhi: The Congress would consult a larger opposition before finalising its stand on the contentious bill which proposed to ban instant triple talaq and make the practice a cognisable offence, party sources said. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, which has already been passed in the Lok Sabha last week, is likely to be taken up in the Rajya Sabha today.

  • Ram Madhav credits PM Modi for induction of Meghalaya Congress MLAs in BJP

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national general secretary Ram Madhav on Tuesday credited Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call-‘Meghalaya for Change-Meghalaya for BJP’, for the induction of four Meghalaya Congress MLAs in the party.

  • WhatsApp stops working on these smartphones

    San Francisco: Facebook-owned mobile messaging app WhatsApp has stopped working on smartphones that support ‘BlackBerry OS’, ‘BlackBerry 10’, ‘Windows Phone 8.0’ and older platforms in the New Year.

  • Jessica Alba welcomes baby boy

    Washington: Actress Jessica Alba has received the ‘best gift’ to ring in the New Year! The 36-year-old has welcomed her third child, a baby boy, with husband Cash Warren.

  • Melania Trump gets trolled after wearing $4,000 dress on New Year’s Eve

    Florida : United States’ first lady Melania Trump once again caught the attention of people as she got dressed in a gown which was reportedly worth USD 4,000 at the New Year’s Eve party at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach. The party which was hosted by President Donald Trump, saw Melania wearing stunning light pink dress, covered in sequins with a pretty floral design featuring red, blue and white bouquets.

  • Mumbai Crime: Casting director held for deceiving actor into shooting obscene scenes

    Mumbai: In yet another case of sexual atrocities committed against women (in this case glamour world), a 46-year-old casting director was arrested on Sunday after an actor filed a case, alleging that she was tricked into shooting objectionable scenes for an adult film. The police are on the lookout for the film director.

  • Army personnel bound to die: BJP MP’s shocking reaction to terrorist attack on CRPF camp

    In a comment which can be termed as insensitive and highly objectionable, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Parliament has sparked a row by saying that those deputed in Army are bound to die. Responding to a question on the recent attack by terrorists on a CRPF camp, the BJP MP, Nepal Singh, said that there’s no country where army men don’t die.

  • Nigeria shooting: Gunmen kill 21 churchgoers in Omoku area

    Lagos : At least 20 people were killed after gunmen opened fire on them while they were returning from a church in Omoku area of Rivers state, Nigeria. The Anadolu Agency quoted the Pastor Dandy Bathuel as saying, “These 21 worshippers included women and children. The incident occurred at Krigani road at Omoku. A whole family was also wiped out by the unfortunate murder.”

  • 9 killed, 14 injured in Brazil prison riot

    Brasília : At least nine people have been killed and 14 others injured after a prison riot erupted in the central Brazilian state of Goias. According to the local media reports, the riot erupted because of the conflict between two gangs in the prison.

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    Stock market gains momentum on Day 2 of 2018

    New Delhi: The stock market rebounded on Tuesday with equity benchmarks Sensex and Nifty rising more than 100 and 50 points respectively in the opening trade. The 30-share Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensex was up 147.65 points at 33,960.40 and the 50-share National Stock Exchange (NSE) Nifty gained 55.60 points at 10,491.10.

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    Daily Horoscope for Tuesday, January 2, 2018

    Want to know what’s in store today for you? Read our Daily Horoscope by Nilikash P. Pradhan, and find out what your Sun Sign says about the day that will be.

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    Mumbai: These are the projects BMC is set to start in 2018, take a look

    Mumbai: 2017 ended on a sad note and also at the same time warned civic officials about the rising irregularities in the city which led mishaps to occur like Kamala Mill fire incident, Sakinaka blaze, Ghatkopar building collapse and others. Therefore, now it seems the BMC has taken note of all these wrongdoings and past mistakes and is set to start a new chapter in the year 2018 by undertaking various projects

  • Time for Rajini Sir in Tamil politics

    At long last, after several false starts in the last two decades, Rajinikanth, the Tamil superstar, has actually taken the plunge. On Sunday, the last day of 2017, he made the much-awaited declaration, ending long uncertainty about his real intention. “I will definitely enter politics. In the next State Assembly election my party will contest in all the 234 constituencies…” In the normal course, the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls are not due

  • Absurd and contentious bill for gender justice

    THE right to divorce is not a criminal offence. Personal laws of all communities give right to divorce to both men and women. The issue is what is the best method of divorce accepted under the law.