Free Press Journal
  • 2.5mn Syrians granted residency, says Saudi

    Dubai : Saudi Arabia said it has taken in about 2.5 million Syrians on religious and humanitarian grounds in the years since the country’s conflict began and has offered residency to hundreds of thousands, as it sought to rebut suggestions that oil-rich Gulf states should do more to address the plight of refugees fleeing civil war.

  • Japan resumes work on US base despite local opposition

    Tokyo: Tokyo resumed work on a controversial new US military base in southern Okinawa following a month-long suspension, officials said, even as talks with local officials opposed to the project remained deadlocked.

  • Singapore’s ruling PAP wins election

    Singapore : Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong today thanked Singaporeans for their support which led to his People’s Action Party register a landslide victory in general election, saying he is “deeply humbled.”

  • Extreme Left Jeremy Corbyn wins Labour poll in UK

    London : Extreme left-wing MP Jeremy Corbyn was today elected leader of Britain’s main Opposition Labour Party in a landslide victory here, a development that threatens to further divide the party.

  • A twitter war escalates between Trump and Jindal

    Washington :  If long shot Indian American presidential  candidate Bobby Jindal attacked Donald Trump to gain some media attention, the strategy seems to have worked with the Republican frontrunner joining him in a twitter war.

  • Elite League to kick off from September 14

    Mumbai :  The MDFA Elite Div League 2015-2016 season is schedule to kick-off, at the Cooperage football ground, from Monday, September 14, 2015.

  • Hockey: Affan goals rescue Central Railway

    Mumbai :  Affan Yusuf’s two moments of brilliance, which both resulted in goals, helped Central Railway to twice come from behind and hold Punjab National Bank (PNB) to a 2-2 thrilling draw in a Pool-A match of the MHAL (Mumbai Hockey Association Limited) Super Division League 2015 and played under lights and in a steady rainfall at the MHAL-Mahindra Stadium, Churchgate on Saturday evening.

  • Mega block on CR, Harbour line

    Western line comumuters will face no block today as the  repair and maintenance work was carried on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday. (more…)