Free Press Journal
  • Andy Murray

    Andy Murray stretched by Lopez in first match of new season

    Abu Dhabi: Andy Murray had a new look and there were a few early signs of a new game style as he kicked off his season with a surprisingly hard-fought victory over Spain’s Feliciano Lopez in the Mubadala World Tennis Tournament.

  • Mitchell Johnson

    India will be more aggressive under Kohli: Mitchell Johnson

    Sydney:  Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson has said India will adopt a more aggressive approach and redefine the way the country plays cricket under new skipper Virat Kohli starting from the fourth and final Test, beginning Jan 6.

  • Tata Motors’ sales up 10% in December

    New Delhi: Tata Motors today reported 10 per cent increase in total sales at 41,734 units in December, as against 37,836 units in the same month last year.

  • Cyient acquires 74% stake in Rangsons Electronics

    New Delhi: Engineering and operations solutions firm Cyient Ltd today acquired 74 per cent stake in Mysore-based electronic manufacturing services (EMS) provider Rangsons Electronics for an undisclosed sum.

  • Bajaj Auto

    Bajaj Auto’s December sales down three percent

    New Delhi: Two and three-wheeler manufacturer Bajaj Auto Friday reported a  decline of three percent in its monthly sales for December 2014 at 289,244 units — down from 297,776 units sold in the corresponding month of 2013.

  • Three killed at US giant Freeport’s Indonesia mine

    Jayapura: Three security personnel were found dead with bullet and machete wounds at a US-owned Freeport-McMoRan copper and gold mine in eastern Indonesia, local police said today.

  • US Airstrike

    US-led coalition jets pound IS stronghold in Syria

    Beirut: Activists say the US-led coalition has carried out more than a dozen airstrikes in and around the Islamic State group’s de-facto capital in northeastern Syria.

  • China, Stampede

    China stampede: 32 bodies identified amid public fury

    Shanghai: Thirty-two of 36 people killed in New Year eve stampede at Shanghai’s iconic waterfront area have been identified, authorities said today, as Chinese media and public criticised the administration’s failure to prevent the tragedy that marred the gleaming financial hub’s image.

  • Protein

    Researchers detect new role for proteins

    New York: A study has shown for the first time that the building blocks of proteins can be assembled without instructions from DNA or messenger RNA (mRNA).

  • Kim Jong Un

    Seoul says North Korea talks must have no strings attached

    Seoul: North Korea must approach dialogue with South Korea with no strings attached if it genuinely wants to improve ties, a Seoul spokesman said today, after the communist state’s leader mooted bilateral talks. Pyongyang’s leader Kim Jong-Un in his New Year speech said he was open to a summit with South Korea, but urged the United States and South Korea to stop their annual military exercises which he condemned as a “rehearsal of a

  • Woman fined for defaming husband on Facebook

    Sydney: A court here has directed a woman to pay $12,500 to her estranged husband after she defamed him on Facebook by accusing him of “domestic violence”.