Free Press Journal
  • Obama praises Nikki Haley for her stand on Confederate flag

    New York : US President Barack Obama has praised South Carolina’s Indian-American Governor Nikki Haley after she called for the removal of the controversial slavery- era Confederate flag from the State capitol 150 years after the end of the American Civil War.

  • Rhys Albuquerque overcomes jitters

    Mumbai :  Fourth seeded Rhys Albuquerque, smarting after getting knocked out in the youth boys singles, redeemed himself by making the men’s singles last 16 in the MCF-All Mumbai Ranking tale tennis tournament, hosted by Mandpeshwar Civic Federation at their sports complex at Borivali on Saturday.

  • Telangana wants RBI to return Rs 1,274 cr

    New Delhi/Hyderabad :  The Telangana government has urged the Centre to intervene and direct the Reserve Bank of India to credit back Rs.1,274 crore to the state’s account as the money was transferred “illegally” to the income tax department.

  • Paul Van Ass hopes Pakistan feature in the Olympics

    Belgium: Indian hockey coach Paul van Ass hopes Pakistan feature in the 2016 Olympic Games and bolster the sub continental flavour at the quadrennial event.

  • Anushi Desai hurls discus to gold; double for Archana Adhav

    Mumbai :  International Anushi Desai brought cheers to the hosts as she hurles discus to 41.06 mts to bring first gold to Mumbai Suburbs on the second day of the of the Maharashtra State senior athletics championships organized by Mumbai Suburban Amatur Athletics Association at Sports Authority of India, Kandivali here today. “It wasn’t my best as earlier this year I have sent the discus to 45 mts, said Anushi after the

  • Bobby Jindal wants to get rid of US Supreme Court

    Washington : Finding himself at odds with the US Supreme Court over its two landmark judgements upholding healthcare law and same-sex marriage, Louisiana’s Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal wants to get rid of the court, reports IANS.

  • Obama sings ‘Amazing Grace’ for slain church members

    Charleston : President Barack Obama sang a hymn of hope and spoke with the fervor of a preacher as he eulogized a pastor and eight parishioners gunned down at a historic black church in an apparent hate crime, and he minced no words in calling for an end to racial injustice and gun violence in the US, reports AP.

  • ‘Western Ghats potential stronghold for leopard cats’

    Kolkata : Prevention of massive land-use changes due to infrastructural projects in the Western Ghats could help conserve leopard cats and other small carnivores, says a new study. It establishes the region as a potential stronghold for the leopard cat population.