Free Press Journal
  • Ochoa the standout for valiant Mexicans

    Fortaleza (Brazil):  He’d stopped two of the world’s most famous forwards, and yesterday, Brazilians and Mexicans alike chanted his name.

  • ‘Sad’ day for Santos as Greeks crash out

    Recife (Brazil): The end of the World Cup was tinged with sadness in more ways than one for Greece coach Fernando Santos in what was his final match in charge of the side.

  • Ravi Jahagirdar is new president of Indian-American doctors’ association

    San Antonio (Texas):  The mantle of leadership of one of the largest ethnic organisations in the US – representing about 100,000 Indian doctors settled here – passed on to Dr. Ravi Jahagirdar, the new president of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), at their annual convention here that was attended by India’s new health minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan..

  • Three persons injured in Mumbai car mishap

    Mumbai: At least three persons were reported injured in a mishap involving a car and a truck in the Matunga area of Mumbai.

  • Kane Williamson

    Williamson puts Kiwis in driving seat against WIndies

    Bridgetown:  Kane Williamson’s highest Test score put New Zealand in control at 331 for seven in their second innings, a lead of 307 runs, on a rain-shortened fourth day of the third and final Test at Kensington Oval.

  • S Korea president apologises for army shooting

    Seoul:  South Korean President Park Geun-Hye apologised today for a deadly front-line shooting rampage by an army conscript and called for a close look at abuses in barracks.

  • PM Modi to witness ISRO PSLV C23 launch

    Sriharikota (Odisha): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will witness the launch lift off of the Indian Space Research Organization’s (ISRO’s) PSLV C23 on Monday morning.

  • ISIS declares new Islamic caliphate

    Jihadists declare an ‘Islamic caliphate’

    Damascus/Tehran/Baghdad :  Jihadists fighting in Syria and Iraq announced on Sunday the establishment of a “Caliphate”, referring to the system of rule that ended nearly 100 years ago with the fall of the Ottomans.

  • Money coming back as Swiss gold exports?

    Zurich/New Delhi :  A new strategy of ‘layering’ through gold and diamond trade has come to light at Swiss banks to thwart any attempt at identification of real owners of funds stashed with them.

  • Aus-some Saina

    Ace Indian shuttler lifts her second title of the year by beating feisty Caroline Marin of Spain in the final of the Australian Open

  • Fire spread as no one switched off mains

    Mumbai :  Friday’s fire at CST would not have gutted the entire South wing of the fifth floor had the employees shut off the electrical mains, fire brigade officials told FPJ on Sunday.

  • LK Advani

    Advani is all praise for ‘secular’ Antony

    New Delhi : Former union defence minister and senior Congress leader A K Antony has a new admirer in the BJP’s patriarch L K Advani. A few days back, Antony in an introspective mode had stated that his party’s secularism was slanted in favour of minority communities and hinted that this had alienated it from the majority community.

  • Both sexes co-exist on roads, but want segregation on Metro

    Mumbai :  Reliance, which operates the Metro, has envisaged it as a new-age train where there are no classes and no segregation of the sexes. However, that is not how men and women using the Metro see it. Both sexes want segregation.

  • LeT bid to acquire mass destruction weapons?

    Washington: Pakistan-based LeT and its front group JuD, enjoying backing of the military, have not only grown far stronger since the Mumbai terror attack in 2008, but are also trying to acquire weapons of mass destruction, in addition to developing air and sea power, a new book says. “It is known that the JuD has been acquiring sea and air power.