Free Press Journal
  • Boko Haram Gunmen Kill 15 In Nigeria

    Maiduguri : Boko Haram gunmen killed 15 people including a village leader near Maiduguri, the heartland of the Islamist group blamed for thousands of deaths in its six-year insurgency, security sources and residents said, reports AFP.

  • BCCI gives WICB new deadline for compensation riposte

    Bridgetown (Barbados): The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has been given until Tuesday to respond to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) $42 million compensation claim for abandoning midway the Test and ODI series.

  • Middleton brace sinks Mumbai

    Mumbai: England’s Barry Middleton scored twice in the third quarter, to pilot Ranchi Rays to a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over Dabang Mumbai in the Hockey India League encounter on Saturday.

  • US Brewery Agrees To Rename Gandhi-Bot Beer

    Washington : A US brewery that drew flak over its use of Mahatma Gandhi’s name and images on beer cans agreed to drop them from its bottles, terming it as the “right move” in the wake of complaints by the Indian-American community.

  • Kalinga Lancers face Warriors challenge

    Mohali: Buoyed by the resounding opening match win in the Hero Hockey India League (HIL), Kalinga Lancers are all set to play against last year’s runners-up Punjab Warriors at the hockey stadium on Sunday.

  • Syrian Boy In Turkey Beaten For Eating Leftovers

    Ankara : A Syrian refugee child has been beaten by a restaurant manager in the Turkish city Istanbul for eating a customer’s leftovers.  A photo circulating on social media shows the 11-year-old boy sitting bloodied on stairs after having been beaten by the manager of fast food chain Burger King’s outlet . The reason for the beating, accounts say, was the boy eating a customer’s leftover chips.

  • Aus cricketer hit on head, survives

    Melbourne: An Australian cricketer Daniel Hughes was left unconscious briefly after being hit by an almost identical bouncer on his neck during a first grade match but fortunately escaped unscathed, local media reported.

  • Separatists Seize Police Checkpoints In South Yemen City

    Aden : Secessionist gunmen in southern Yemen seized all police checkpoints in a major city, witnesses said, in another blow to the central government undermined by Shiite militants in Sanaa, reports AFP.  The fighters from the Southern Movement took over six checkpoints in Ataq, the capital of Shabwa province, without facing any resistance, said the witnesses.

  • The great sage Veda Vyasa

    Veda Vyasa or “splitter of the Vedas”, the splitting being a feat that allowed people to understand the divine knowledge of the Vedas, writes MEERA S. SASHITAL. (more…)

  • Bobby Jindal Has Identity Crisis, Says US Congressman

    Washington : Lashing out at Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal for recently stating that he is American and not ‘Indian American’, an influential US lawmaker, who is highly regarded among Indian Americans, has said that Jindal has an “identity crisis”.

  • Pune FC strike thrice to down Bengaluru

    Bengaluru: Pune FC handed a 3-1 thrashing to defending champions Bengaluru FC to pick their first set of full points in the I-League.

  • State Will Be Most Attractive Biz Destination In India: CM

    Davos : Looking to attract foreign investors to Maharashtra, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has promised them easier business environment and faster clearances as he works towards making his state the most preferred destination within India for investors.

  • Cold weather a worry for Mumbai FC

    Mumbai : A tough task faces the Khalid Jamil coached Mumbai FC as they take on Shillong Lajong FC in a second round clash in Shillong on Sunday.

  • A disease called “Safety”

    What is safe when it comes to investments? What is the point of safety when your daily needs cannot be met wonders KARTIK JHAVERI. (more…)

  • Man Leaps To Death Off Sea Link, Body Still Not Recovered

    Mumbai : A man allegedly ended his life by jumping off the Bandra-Worli sea link in the wee hours of Saturday.  The police have been unable to recover the man’s body from the sea. His identity and motive behind the act remain unknown.