Free Press Journal
  • Egypt, Blast

    Police officer, conscript killed in blast in Egypt’s N Sinai

    Cairo: An Egyptian police officer and a conscript were today killed in a roadside bomb explosion in the restive North Sinai, where army is combating an Islamist militancy, the interior ministry said. The bomb was planted in Assuit street in North Sinai’s provincial capital Al-Arish city and exploded when their armoured vehicle crossed the area. Three other conscripts were injured, the Ministry said in a statement. The security forces are currently investigating the incident, it said. Egypt’s North Sinai

  • Juventus

    Juventus wins record seventh Italian Super Cup title

    Shanghai: Juventus captured its seventh Italian Super Cup title with a 2-0 victory over Lazio, getting a goal apiece from newly signed strikers Mario Mandzukic and Paulo Dybala.

  • Joe Root

    Joe Root becomes No. 1 batsman after impressive show against Australia

    London: England cricketer Joe Root has been declared the top batsman in the ICC world rankings after an impressive century against Australia that helped his side to reclaim Ashes lead. Root has replaced Australia’s Steve Smith who slipped down to third in the rankings. South Africa’s AB de Villiers is presently at the second position.

  • Palm Oil

    Cooking oil that can be used 80 times over

    Kuala Lumpur: Using palm oil and a natural herb extract, researchers have produced a cooking oil that can be used repeatedly for at least 80 times, thus reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases and cancer.

  • Syed Ali Shah Geelani

    Pakistan quietly builds bridges with Hurriyat leader Geelani

    New Delhi/Srinagar: Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit had a guest from Kashmir earlier this week -hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani ‘s son-in-law Altaf Shah – in what is being seen as an effort at rebuilding bridges after the senior separatist leader decided against attending the Eid Milan at the Pakistan High Commission last month.

  • Mali Hotel Attack

    Death toll from Mali hotel attack rises to 12

    Bamako: At least 12 people, including five soldiers, two civilians and one UN staff, have been killed after unknown militants on Friday attacked a hotel in central Mali, Malian officials said. Four hostages have been freed from the Byblos hotel used by UN staff, according to the Directorate of Information and Public Affairs of the Malian Army on Saturday, adding that four militants were also killed in the raid, Xinhua reported.

  • Miley Cyrus

    Money isn’t everything: Miley Cyrus

    London: Pop star Miley Cyrus has blasted those in the music industry, who she feels, are after money and do not care about making good music.

  • Air crash, central Colombia

    Air crash kills three in central Colombia

    Bogota: Colombian authorities has confirmed that a Cessna 402 light aircraft crashed in the outskirts of Cajica municipality, about 28 kilometers north from Bogota, the national capital, killing all three people on board. The airplane, which belonged to the Aeroexpress company, reported an emergency at 10.02 a.m. on Saturday before it crashed minutes in a rural area close to a house in the Cajica outskirts, the country’s Civil Aeronautic said in an official

  • Nicolas Maduro

    Venezuelan opposition stages march against hunger

    Caracas: Critics of Venezuela’s socialist administration have staged a small protest against hunger and crime in Caracas as the South American country struggles to control violence in food lines.

  • Ban ki-moon

    UN chief slams killing of Bangladeshi blogger

    United Nations: Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has condemned the killing of Niloy Neel, the fourth Bangladeshi blogger hacked to death so far this year, and urged to bring the perpetrators to justice. The secretary-general, in a statement issued here on Saturday by his spokesman, voiced his deep concern over these “gruesome” crimes and their impact on the exercise of freedom of expression in Bangladesh, Xinhua reported.

  • Amitabh bachchan

    Daughters are special: Amitabh Bachchan

    Mumbai: Celebrating the spirit of daughter’s week, megastar Amitabh Bachchan said a daughter in today’s times is equal to having “ten sons”.

  • ranbir kapoor

    Was happy, overwhelmed: Ranbir on breakdown on ‘Tamasha’ set

    Mumbai: Actor Ranbir Kapoor says his emotional breakdown on the set of “Tamasha” has been blown out of proportion and clarified that he had only tears of joy on the completion of the Imtiaz Ali-project. Imtiaz had thrown a wrap-up party of their upcoming film “Tamasha” on Saturday night here. Ranbir attended it with his co-star Deepika Padukone and the film’s producers Sajid Nadiadwala and Siddharth Roy Kapur.

  • Michael Phelp

    Michael Phelps answers Le Clos with 100m fly victory

    San Antonio: Michael Phelps sent a clear message to his 2016 Rio Olympic rivals after taking gold with another stunning world best time in the 100 meter butterfly at the US championships.

  • ISIS

    IS executes 300 civil servants in Mosul

    Mosul: A firing squad of the Islamic State terrorist group on Saturday executed at least 300 civil servants who worked for the Iraqi Supreme Electoral Commission at a military camp in Iraqi city of Mosul, according to witnesses and security officials.

  • Sachin Ahir

    BJP trying to replace Mahatma Gandhi’s ideology, alleges NCP

    Mumbai: A controversy erupted today with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis failing to visit the historic ‘August Kranti Maidan’ here on the occasion of the ‘Kranti Din’ and instead attending a similar function at Nagpur, withthe NCP accusing the BJP of trying to replace Mahatma Gandhi’s ideology with its own.

  • Umar Gul

    Follow India’s example, overhaul domestic structure: Umar Gul

    Karachi: Experienced pacer Umar Gul feels Pakistan needs to overhaul its domestic structure on the same lines as India in order to become a top ranking team in all formats and also enhance the financial condition of its players who don’t make the national team.

  • K C Tyagi

    People won’t trust ‘Bharatiya ‘Jhooti’ Party: KC Tyagi

    New Delhi:  Janata Dal (United) leader K.C. Tyagi on Sunday dubbed BJP to be ‘Bharatiya ‘Jhooti’ Party’ and said that the people would no more trust Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he has not fulfilled the promises made to the nation.

  • Robert Vadra

    Robert Vadra will definitely be caught

    New Delhi: The Robert Vadra land deal “cases” will be brought to their “logical conclusion and justice done in each case without any fear or pressure from any quarter”, promises BJP’s Chief Whip in Lok Sabha Arjun Ram Meghwal, who has been persistently pursuing the allegedly illegal land deals of Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law for the past three years.

  • Delta Flight 1889

    Passengers say lucky to be alive after hail damages plane

    Boston: Over 130 people on board a Delta Airlines flight had a lucky escape when the planes’s windshields and nose cone got severely damaged midair as hail pelted the Airbus as it flew through a powerful thunderstorm, forcing the pilots to make an emergency landing.

  • Hafiz Saeed, Phantom

    Hafiz Saeed moves court seeking ban on ‘Phantom’ in Pakistan

    Lahore: JuD chief and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed has filed a plea in a court here, seeking ban on the release of Bollywood movie Phantom in Pakistan, alleging that the film, set on post-26/11 attacks and global terrorism, contains “filthy propaganda” against the country.