Free Press Journal
  • Cyclone Mekunu pummels Yemeni island, 17 missing

    Socotra (Yemen): Seventeen people were missing and hundreds of others evacuated from their homes today after Cyclone Mekunu hit the Yemeni island of Socotra, causing severe flooding and damage, officials said. Neighbouring Oman is preparing for landfall tomorrow, with national weather experts expecting Mekunu to intensify to a category two cyclone from category one after it hit Socotra last night.

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    4 years of Modi Government: After 1,460 days of Modi rule, ‘achhe din’ yet to come, feel experts

    New Delhi: There’s only one year more to go for the BJP-led regime before another test at the hustings. But is the country any nearer to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s promised ‘acche din‘ (good days)? Four years ago, the country had voted the present regime to power on hopes of better days in all socio-economic-political spheres. But despite some strong structural reforms like GST, and gut-wrenching

  • #HumFitToIndiaFit Fitness Challenge: Here are your favourite celebs taking on the fitness challenge

    Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore drops to the floor of his office and does push-ups while talking without a cause, in a video he has posted on Twitter. The Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports and – more importantly – the Olympic medalist, posted the video urging everyone to shoot a video of their ‘fitness mantra’ and share it.

  • Chetan Bhagat won’t share his views on social media anymore

    Mumbai, Author Chetan Bhagat, whose opinions over diverse subjects often become fodder for trolls over Twitter, has started a ‘No More Explanations Policy’ under which he has decided to not explain or defend his stance over social media. Chetan on Thursday took to Facebook to share a note in which he explained his ‘No More Explanations Policy’.

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    Bombay HC refuses interim relief to actor in cheating case

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today refused interim relief from arrest to actor Maria Susairaj in a cheating case. She had earlier served a three-year sentence in the 2008 murder case of TV executive Neeraj Grover.

  • U16 Tennis: Vipasha powers past 4th seed Sanya into semis

    Mumbai: Vipasha Mehra of Maharashtra put up a gallant display to knock aside fourth-seeded Sanya Singh in a marathon girls’ singles quarter-final match of the MSLTA- Yonex Sunrise 12th Ramesh Desai Memorial CCI All India Nationals Under-16 (boys & girls) Tennis Tournament.

  • Hrithik Roshan violates traffic rules in fitness challenge video; gets trolled

    Hrithik Roshan is surely a fitness freak and is a great fitness icon of Bollywood. Although he is always lauded for his fitness regime, this time he got trolled for it. While accepting a fitness challenge by Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore for a social media campaign, he posted a video of him while riding a bicycle. However, he was criticised by fans for using mobile while

  • On This Day in History: May 24, 1995 – God of cricket Sachin Tendulkar married his ladylove Anjali

    On this day, May 24, 1995, legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was married to Anjali Mehta. Sachin met Anjali for the first time in 1990. While Sachin is a Marathi speaking Maharashtrian, Anjali is of Gujarati origin. The couple have a daughter named Sara and a son named Arjun. Anjali is a doctor and has a specialization in Pediatrics- a branch of medicine that deals with medical care of

  • Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh will marry on November 19, claims report

    After Sonam Kapoor, Neha Dhupia, Himesh Reshamiya took the internet by storm with their wedding saga, people are now excited to know about Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh’s wedding date. Despite the furore of news pouring in on the anticipated venue, outfits, guests, a report by SpotBoyE narrows it down to the date. It is to be believed that the most awaited wedding will take place on November

  • Kerala Health dept on alert after 'Nipah' virus outbreak

    Nipah Virus: Deadly virus claims one more life in Kerala, public meetings banned till May 31

    Kozhikode (Kerala): With the death of one more patient who tested positive for Nipah virus (NiP) on Thursday morning, the disease has claimed 12 lives in Kerala, officials said. The death of Moosa was confirmed at a private hospital where he was being treated. Early this month, two of his sons and a relative also passed away. They were the first cases of NiP that were reported

  • George RR Martin developing ‘The Ice Dragon’ film with Warner Bros

    Los Angeles,  “Game of Thrones” maestro George RR Martin is making his foray into family films with Warner Animation Group all set to adapt his 1980 children’s book “The Ice Dragon” for the celluloid. The book, penned by Martin in 1980 prior to “Game of Thrones”, is not set in the realm of Seven Kingdoms. The story albeit has a backdrop of a medieval fantasy world, where warring kingdoms

  • Confirmed! No county stint for injured Virat Kohli, fitness test on June 15

    New Delhi: India captain Virat Kohli‘s much-hyped participation in English County Championship was today ruled out due to a neck injury, throwing his meticulously planned build-up for the tour of UK into disarray. Kohli will require a three-week rehabilitation to recover from the injury, the BCCI said.

  • Maharashtra MLC election result 2018: BJP, Shiv Sena win 2 seats ecah

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena have won two seats each in the biennial elections to the Legislative Council (MLC) in Maharashtra. The two parties stood victorious from Local Authorities Constituencies in the state.