Free Press Journal
  • It’s time BCCI and PCB work together for resumption of bilateral cricket, says Javed Miandad 

    Karachi: Former Pakistan Test captain Javed Miandad has advised the Cricket Boards of India and Pakistan to work together for the resumption of bilateral series  between the two neighbouring countries. “It is high time the two boards got on one platform and tried to convince the governments to give clearance for resumption of bilateral cricket between India and Pakistan,” Miandad said in an interview.

  • Arvind Kejriwal hails SC verdict on Delhi CM vs LG, says it is a big victory for democracy

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday hailed the Supreme Court ruling in favour of the Delhi government that the Lt Governor is bound to act on the aid and advice by the Council of Ministers. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government has been engaged in a dragging legal battle with the Lt Governor seeking better and free administrative and governing powers.

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    10 Indian sites that got UNESCO World Heritage tag before Mumbai Art Deco buildings

    Mumbai’s rich bunch of Victorian and Art Deco buildings in the Fort and Marine Drive precinct on Saturday, June 30, got the UNESCO World Heritage tag, giving India its 37th site. The precinct was added to the global list at the 42nd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Manama, Bahrain. It covers an area of 66 hectares with Oval Maidan at the centre and includes a row of 19th-century Victorian

  • Mumbai: Lawyer arrested for assaulting pregnant wife, killing unborn child       

    Mumbai: The police has arrested a 30-year-old lawyer for allegedly assaulting his pregnant wife which led to the death of the unborn child, an official said today. The victim, who hails from New Delhi and is also a practising lawyer, got married to the man some months back and shifted to his residence at Colaba in south Mumbai.

  • Whatever Your Life Goals, Always Have these 6 Essentials

    Each individual is different and unique in his or her own way. As people differ, so do their goals and aspirations from life. For some, it’s the wealth they build up for themselves that matters to them most, while for others it’s the fame.

  • SC intervenes in power tussle between Centre and Delhi govt: Chronology of events

    New Delhi: Following is the chronology of events in the case related to the power tussle between the Centre and Delhi government in which a five-judge bench of the Supreme Court today unanimously held that Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal does not have independent decision making powers and is bound to act on the aid and advice of the Council of Ministers.

  • Zimbabwe vs Pakistan 4th T20I Tri-series: LIVE Score, Match Commentary, Updates

    After facing a crushing defeat in the second match in the ongoing tri-series in Zimbabwe, Pakistan will face the home team in the fourth encounter at the Harare Sports Club. Top T20I ranked Pakistan, registered a 74-run victory in the opening game against Zimbabwe. However, they had to face an eight-wicket defeat against Australia in the 2nd game. Pakistan will be eager to step up and pick up another win. On the

  • Sonali Bendre diagnosed with cancer; shares an emotional post on Twitter

    In a shocking turn of events, Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre on Wednesday revealed that she has been diagnosed with cancer. Bendre who is known for her roles in films like Hum Saath Saath Hain, Sarfarosh, Kal Ho Na Ho took to twitter in an emotional post.

  • Wow! Sushant Singh Rajput to star in MS Dhoni: The Untold Story sequel? Read here to know

    Sushant Singh Rajput left everyone awestruck with his portrayal of former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the 2016 biopic. And now, if reports are to be believed, the actor is collaborating with Ronnie Screwvala’s production house for the sequel of the film. As mentioned in India.com, a source confirmed that the sequel of MS Dhoni biopic is on the cards. “Ronnie who is impressed with

  • Scarlett Johansson draws criticism for playing transgender role

    Washington DC: Hollywood diva Scarlett Johansson is in the midst of a controversy after she drew criticism for choosing to play the role of a transgender man in an upcoming film, ‘Rub & Tug’. According to the Hollywood reporter, people started criticising the ‘Captain America: Civil war’ star on social media for opting to play a transgender man. They argued that the role should have gone to an actor from the transgender

  • On This Day in History: July 4, 1999 – Indian Army hoists tricolour on Tiger Hill after recapturing it from Pakistan

    On this day, July 4, in the year 1999, Indian Army recaptured Tiger Hill from Pakistani Army during Kargil war of 1999. The Tiger Hill is situated in Kargil area of Jammu and Kashmir. The Tiger Hill battle started in the fourth week of May 1999 and ended with the Indian Army’s victory on July 4.  The battle resulted in death of 38 Indian soldiers, while 92 were killed on the Pakistani

  • Go Girl! Watch Disha Patani nailing a perfect flip during ‘Bharat’ rehearsals

    Disha Patani is all set to begin her upcoming film Bharat starring Salman Khan and Priyanka Chopra. While the actress is currently prepping for her role in the film, director Ali Abbas Zafar took to social media to praise Disha. The actress will be seen portraying the role of a trapeze artist in the film and has been currently training for the same.

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    US Independence Day: 10 things you need to know about the Fourth of July

    The Fourth of July – also known as July 4th or Independence Day of the Independence Day of the US – is a federal holiday in the US since 1941. The tradition of celebration of the day goes back to 1776, with the anniversary of the publication of the declaration of independence from Great Britain. The day is associated with parades, picnics, fireworks, concerts, family gatherings, and games. On July 2, 1776,

  • Kangana Ranaut on breaking stereotypes and taking diverse roles

    New Delhi: Kangana Ranaut’s journey in Bollywood is remarkable with roles that got her National Film Awards thrice. She is now geared up for her next, “Manikarnika…”, “Mental Hai Kya” and a sports drama directed by Ashwini Iyer Tiwari. The actress says she is someone who has always taken on diverse roles, has broken most stereotypes and believes in being off the beaten path.

  • Working over 45 hours a week may up diabetes risk in women

    Toronto: Clocking over 45 working hours in a week can increase the risk of diabetes in women, a study has found. The study, published in the journal BMJ Diabetes Research & Care, showed that no such heightened risk was found among women working 30 to 40 hours a week, prompting researchers to suggest that sticking to this total might help curb the risk of the disease.