Free Press Journal
  • FIFA World Cup 2018 Match 4: Portugal vs Spain LIVE Blog

    In a first high profile encounter, Portugal will lock horns against Spain of the 21st FIFA World Cup. Portugal is entering the tournament as a favourites and European Champions. Earlier, in 2010, Spain defeated Portugal 1-0 in the knockouts but that was 8 years ago. The Spanish side suffered a massive setback ahead of their first match as the management sacked Julen Lopetegui as the head coach and replaced him with former

  • Ronaldo agrees 18.8mln tax settlement: legal source

    Madrid: Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to pay the Spanish taxman 18.8 million euro ($20 million) to settle a tax fraud claim, a legal source said Friday.

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    President Kovind greets citizens on eve of Eid

    New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind today greeted fellow citizens on the eve of Eid, and hoped that it would promote “fraternity and understanding in our shared society”.

  • UK court orders Vijay Mallya to pay costs to Indian banks

    London: The UK High Court has ordered embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya to pay a minimum of 200,000 pounds towards the costs incurred by 13 Indian banks in their legal battle to recover alleged dues.

  • Uruguay strike late to beat Egypt as Salah sits out match

    Yekateringburg (Russia): Jose Gimenez was the unlikely 89th-minute match winner as Uruguay defeated an Egypt side shorn of star man Mohamed Salah 1-0 in their World Cup opener on Friday.

  • Virat Kohli clears YoYo test; Rayudu fails, set to be dropped from England tour

    Bengaluru, India captain Virat Kohli is all set to take part in the two-match T20 Internationals in Ireland after comfortably clearing the YoYo test but there was bad news for middle-order batsman Ambati Rayudu, who is set to be dropped after failing to attain required parameters here today.

  • Would love to make India proud via foreign cinema: Niharica Raizada

    Niharica Raizada, busy shooting for her upcoming film “Total Dhamaal”, will soon begin work on a French film. She says she would love to make India proud by working in international cinema, like Irrfan Khan and Priyanka Chopra. “I would love to make India proud by working in international cinema. There is nothing in the world that would make me happier. At present, I am working for a French film. I don’t

  • Ramdas Athawale seeks details of loans to SC/STs from banks

    Mumbai: Union minister of state for social justice and employment Ramdas Athawale today met public sector banks to take stock of loans given by them under various government schemes, to the weaker section.

  • ‘Industry ready to invest more in me’ , Kartik Aaryan

    Kartik Aaryan says the success of “Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety” has opened many opportunities for him. “Post ‘Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety’, now there are more opportunities for me in terms of films. I’m getting offers from the makers I always wanted to work with. Industry have always been nice to me, but yes, now they are ready to invest more in me,” Kartik said.

  • Of films, depression, marriage and pregnancy: Ileana D’Cruz opens up

    She was all of 18 when her acting career took off, landing her in the cobweb of celebrityhood. But actress Ileana D’Cruz has managed to escape it her way — by prioritising family over work, maintaining a slow pace, conquering depression that stemmed from superficial judgments by faceless people, and ignoring constant rumours about her marriage and pregnancy.

  • Makers of gold release a special unit awakening the patriot within you

    Opting for an unusual and interesting gimmick, makers of Gold released a special unit touching upon the patriotic aspect of the cine-goers. The makers had the audience stand up for the British National anthem making the audience realize the agony of Indians standing in respect for British anthem for 200 years. With Gold, the Akshay Kumar starrer takes us back to the 40s era.

  • Bukhari killing: Jammu and Kashmir Police arrests one suspect

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police today arrested a suspect in connection with the killing of veteran journalist Shujaat Bukhari and two of his PSOs, Kashmir’s top police officer announced today.  The suspect has been identified as Zubair Qadri, Inspector General (IG) Kashmir Swayam Prakash Pani said at a hurriedly called press conference.

  • Bengaluru: Tired of traffic in the city software engineer rides on horse to office; becomes internet sensation

    We take car, taxi, bus or a train to office, but a Bengaluru-based software engineer Roopesh Kumar Verma rode to his office on a horse and became overnight sensation after his video went viral on social media. Verma never expected that he will become a social media star, he just wanted to protest in a novel way against city traffic by riding horse to his office.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018 Match 3: Morocco vs Iran LIVE Blog

    It’s a day of test for group B teams Morocco and Iran as they clash today at Saint Petersburg Stadium in the FIFA World Cup 2018 tournament. Both the teams know that victory in this match is crucial to pass on to the next level as the other two teams in the group are Spain and Portugal. Spain and Portugal are powerful teams and only two teams from the four of the

  • Micromax unveils new ‘Canvas 2 Plus’ in India

    New Delhi: Domestic handset-maker Micromax on Friday unveiled its new “Canvas 2 Plus” smartphone at Rs 8,999. The smartphone comes with a 18:9 screen ratio, 8MP selfie camera, 13MP rear camera, 3GB double data rate type three (DDR3) RAM, 32GB memory, face-unlock feature, fingerprint sensor and a 22-regional language support.