Free Press Journal
  • Why did you cheat Steve Smith, ask budding cricketers

    BRISBANE: Young cricketers across Australia have been swept up in the discontent as politicians, commentators and players demand strong action in the wake of a cheating scandal that has rocked the foundations of a national institution — the country’s cricket team.

  • Ball-tampering row: David Warner, Steve Smith banned for a year by Cricket Australia

    Sydney: Steve Smith and David Warner have reportedly been banned for one year, ruling them out of the home series against India, while Cameron Bancroft was handed a nine-month suspension as Cricket Australia came down heavily on the errant trio which disgraced itself in the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa. BCCI has also bared David Warner and Steve Smith from IPL 2018.

  • Can’t hate those who hate me says Congress president Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Seemingly unbothered by a sting operation exposé on certain media houses agreeing to peddle hate against him, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that he can never hate those who try to stir up hate against him.

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    Thane: Man gets 2-year rigorous imprisonment each in three cases of power theft 

    Thane: A Thane court has sentenced a 45-year-old businessman, running three engineering units in the Mumbra township here, to two years of rigorous imprisonment each in three cases of power theft. Additional Sessions Judge P P Jadhav awarded Raju Shirwadkar two years jail term each in three different orders, pertaining to three cases of power theft filed against the accused.

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    ‘102 Not Out’ Trailer: Amitabh Bachchan too cool, Rishi Kapoor old school

    Mumbai: The most awaited trailer of ‘102 Not Out’ starring Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor has been out today. Big B is playing a 102 year old man who is a caring father of 75 year old Rishi Kapoor. The trailer shows unusual love between father and son, which will surely bring a smile to your face. The movie has comedy, dance, song, emotion, which taught us how to live when you

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    Goa: Shiv Sena seeks cop’s suspension over assault on patient held for fraud

    Panaji: The Shiv Sena in Goa has demanded the suspension of a police inspector, alleging that his subordinates thrashed a cancer patient, who is an accused in a financial fraud case. The incident took place on March 25 evening when Amit Naik was arrested by the Sanguem police in Netravalim area of South Goa district, about 60 km from here, for skipping the summons of a court in Maharashtra’s Pune district in

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    Javed Akhtar: Indian film industry is citadel of secularism

    Mumbai: The Indian film industry is a citadel of secularism where there’s no scope for communal bias, says veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar. “I had joined the film industry in 1965 on a salary of 50 rupees a month. In these 53 years, not for a second I have experienced or even seen any communal bias in our industry. This film industry is the citadel of secularism. Bigots, don’t try to pollute it,”

  • Shocking! Video footage showing 65-year-old accident victim mercilessly left on road in Kerala

    Kadakkavoor (Kerala): In yet another case of public apathy, a 65-year-old woman, the victim of a hit-and-run kept lying in the middle of a busy road in Kerala’s Kadakkavoor before police came to her rescue. The CCTV footage that surfaced on Wednesday, showed the victim, lying motionless on the road while several cars and vehicle passed by her. People can be seen walking around her as mute spectators. Later, a passing police car

  • 11-yr-old boy killed in Thane by a person yet to be identified

    Thane: An 11-year-old boy was allegedly killed by unidentified persons at a village here today, a police official said. The boy, Suraj Dyaneshwar Bhoir, had gone out of his house at Nandivili village under Murbad taluka early this morning.

  • Australian women vs England women T20I: Australia thrash England by 8 wickets

    Mumbai: Australia women dished out a clinical performance to notch up a comprehensive eight-wicket win over England women in an inconsequential T20 game of the tri-series here today. The dead rubber turned out to be a one-sided affair with the Southern Starts chasing down a meagre 97-run target in 11.3 overs to avenge their previous game eight-wicket loss to England. Earlier, Kimmince (3-20) was the pick of the Australian bowlers and she was

  • Indian captain Virat Kohli’s wax figure to grace Madame Tussauds

    New Delhi: Indian captain Virat Kohli’s wax figure will be the latest addition at the Madame Tussauds Delhi as he is set to join other sports icons there. Kohli’s wax figure will join other sports heroes including Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil Dev and Lionel Messi. Kohli’s journey has been phenomenal, from his first-class debut in 2006 to captaining the Indian cricket team, winning the Under-19 World Cup on route.

  • Hard to reclaim reputations but can reclaim values: Michael Hussey

    New Delhi: It will be difficult for Australia’s besmirched cricketers to reclaim their reputations when the dust settles on the ball-tampering scandal but the episode is nonetheless a chance for the team to reclaim some of its lost principles and values, feels former batsman Michael Hussey.

  • Indian coast guard woman co-pilot passes away, after helicopter crash

    Mumbai: An injured woman co-pilot of an Indian Coast Guard helicopter which had crash-landed in Raigad on March 10, has succumbed to her injuries, an official said here on Wednesday. Hailing from Haryana, Assistant Commandant, Capt. Penny Chaudhary, was on life support system after she sustained severe trauma injuries, and breathed her last on Tuesday evening at the INHS Asvini naval hospital, said Indian Coast Guard spokesperson Commandant Avinandan Mitra.

  • Lok Sabha adjourned for the day as AIADMK continues protests

    New Delhi: Vociferous protests by AIADMK members led to adjournment of Lok Sabha proceedings for the day, with the House failing to take up the no-confidence notices given by several opposition members.

  • Alia Bhatt wants to do a film with Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone

    Sonam Kapoor has kicked off the trend of a chick flick in the commercial space with Veere Di Wedding. What more? This one brings together popular leading ladies – Sonam Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan for the first time. Now that the trend is already creating buzz, Alia Bhatt too expressed her desire to be a part of it. And she wants the company of Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone.

  • Finance Minister asks businesses to register on e-way bill platform ahead of April 1 rollout 

    New Delhi: With just three days left for the e-way bill rollout, the government has asked businesses and transporters to enrol on the dedicated platform as only around 11 lakh entities have registered so far, officials said today. Businesses would be required to present the electronic way (e-way) bill to a GST inspector (if asked) for inter-state transportation of goods worth over Rs 50,000 through road, railways, airways and vessels.

  • Here’s everything you need to know about Arjun Kapoor’s role in Namaste England

    Arjun Kapoor is quite busy lately shooting for Vipul Amrutlal Shah’s directorial, Namaste England. The film, which stars Parineeti Chopra in the lead, is being filmed in Patiala. The actors are busy with their hectic schedules. Now, it has been learned Arjun will essay the role of a farmer.