Free Press Journal
  • Airlines sued for injuries caused by obese man

    Sydney: An Australian man sued Etihad Airways on Thursday, claiming that he got a back injury after being forced to sit next to an obese individual.

  • Yakub Memon, Ajmal Kasab

    Yakub Memon first to be hanged in Maharashtra after Ajmal Kasab

    Mumbai : The hanging of Yakub Memon today in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts in which 257 people lost their lives and over 700 were injured, is the first execution of death sentence in Maharashtra after Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab was sent to the gallows for the 26/11 terror attacks.

  • Kenya eyes sprint and field titles at Worlds

    Nairobi: For long, Kenya has dominated the middle and long distance races at global athletics championships, but in the Beijing Worlds in August, the East African country will try to widen its scope as it focuses on sprint and field events. Commonwealth Games javelin champion Julius Yego is still basking in the glory of his 91.38 metres throw in Ostrava Golden Spike meeting in the Czech Republic, Xinhua reported on Thursday. He

  • flight MH370

    Boeing committed to MH370 search

    Beijing: Boeing China said on Thursday it is committed to the search for the missing MH370 flight following reports of wreckage found in the Indian Ocean. “Like the global aviation industry, Boeing shares the same aim of locating the missing plane and knowing the cause of the incident,” Xinhua reported, citing a Boeing China statement. There were reports that the plane part which washed up on the French island of La Reunion is

  • rajiv nair celio

    Retail is a business about people, product and processes: Rajiv Nair, CEO, Celio

    Celio has been a brand on the young urban working man’s mind ever since its launch in India. We sat down with Rajiv Nair, CEO, Celio* this week to give us the latest details on their establishment, deployment and future in India. On asking some key questions we got all we needed to get a closer look into this brilliant brand.

  • Singapore, Unemployment

    Singapore’s unemployment rate up

    Singapore: Singapore’s unemployment rate edged up slightly to 2 percent in the second quarter after trending downwards for the past four quarters, the ministry of manpower said on Thursday. Preliminary estimates showed that the overall unemployment rate edged up from 1.8 percent in March to 2 percent in June, Xinhua reported.
    There were 3,633,500 employed people in June 2015. While 3,100 workers were laid off in this quarter, 3,500 were fired in the

  • Bobby Jindal

    Bobby Jindal slams rivals for saying ‘outlandish things’

    Washington: Louisiana’s Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal has accused fellow Republican presidential candidates of saying “extreme things, outlandish things” to garner publicity ahead of primary elections.

  • Yakub Memon

    Yakub Memon to be buried in Mumbai

    Nagpur/Mumbai: Yakub Abdul Razzak Memon, convicted in the March 12, 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, was hanged till death at Maharashtra’s Nagpur Central Jail on Thursday morning, officials said.

  • Greg Dyke

    FA chief Dyke backs Platini’s bid for FIFA presidency

    London: English Football Association chairman Greg Dyke has backed Michel Platini to restore FIFA’s tarnished reputation after the Frenchman declared he will run for the presidency of world football’s governing body. Platini, currently president of European football’s governing body UEFA, wants to rebuild FIFA’s credibility after the corruption crisis which engulfed the organisation and led to Sepp Blatter announcing he will quit as president. Dyke was one of the loudest critics of the controversial FIFA regime and

  • A P J Abdul Kalam

    Kalam’s last journey, nation bids a teary adieu

    Rameswaram (TN): The mortal remains of former President A P J Abdul Kalam, who died on Monday, were taken from his ancestral house here to the local mosque ahead of the funeral as thousands of mourners — young and old — poured into the island town to pay their last respects.

  • Brazil, KAKA

    Kaka powers MLS All-Stars over Tottenham 2-1

    Denver: Brazilian star Kaka scored one goal and set up another as the Major League Soccer All-Stars edged Tottenham 2-1 in an international friendly featuring the North American league’s elite talents. The MLS team improved to 5-3 in All-Star Games against English Premier League teams. Since the MLS squad began facing European clubs at the All-Star Game in 2005, the North Americans are 7-4, including a 2-1 win over Bayern Munich last year.

  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic strikes as PSG down Manchester United

    Chicago: Manchester United’s pre-season US tour ended on a losing note here as French giants Paris Saint-Germain claimed a 2-0 victory to clinch the International Champions Cup exhibition tournament. First-half goals from Blaise Matuidi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic were enough to give the Ligue 1 side the win on a sweltering evening at Chicago’s iconic Soldier Field stadium, home of the NFL Chicago Bears.

  • Saturn, Icy moon

    NASA probe spots unusual red arcs on icy Saturn moon

    Washington: Like graffiti sprayed by an unknown artist, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has spotted unexplained arc-shaped, reddish streaks on the surface of Saturn’s icy moon Tethys. The red arcs are narrow, curved lines on the moon’s surface, and are among the most unusual colour features on Saturn’s moons to be revealed by Cassini’s cameras, the US space agency said in a statement.

  • velfie

    Velfies For The Win

    Adding life to expressions, the new craze of “Velfies” has taken the Internet by a storm. Technology seems to out-do itself at every chance it gets! The “velfie” is proof of just that. Coined “Velfie” as a short term for Video Selfie, this trend has been making a rage all over the Internet. Read on to know more about the video revolution.

  • Google

    Google’s black ribbon tribute to Kalam

    New Delhi: Google on Thursday paid tribute to former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, with a black ribbon on its homepage. Kalam died of a cardiac arrest while addressing students at the Indian Institute of Management in Shillong on Monday. His last rites took place at his hometown Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu.

  • Delhi on alert after Yakub Memon’s hanging

    New Delhi: An alert has been sounded here following 1993 Mumbai serial blast convict Yakub Memon’s hanging in Nagpur jail on Thursday. Delhi Police has beefed up security. Delhi Police PRO Rajan Bhagat told IANS that police personnel are already vigilant and watchful after the terror attack in Punjab and the alert is being maintained. Additional police and other security personnel have been deployed around key public places, he said. Memon was

  • Yakub Memon execution: Eye for an eye cannot be philosophy of India’s judicial prudence, says CPI

    New Delhi : Criticising 1993 Mumbai terror attacks convict Yakub Memon’s execution; the Communist Party of India (CPI) on Thursday said that Eye for an eye cannot be the philosophy of India’s judicial prudence. “This incident has brought the point effectively that our country should abolish death penalty. However, BJP’s mind set is different. Eye for an eye cannot be the philosophy of India’s judicial prudence. Time has come that we say an