Free Press Journal
  • shiv sena

    Ram Mandir construction can ‘boost’ PM Modi’s popularity: Shiv Sena

    New Delhi : Welcoming the assertion made by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat over the Ram Mandir issue, the Shiv Sena on Saturday said that the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi will increase by many folds as soon as he takes the responsibility of its construction into his own hands.

  • California shooting investigated as act of terrorism: FBI

    Washington: The mass shooting in California is investigated as an act of terrorism, the FBI has said amid reports that the Pakistani woman who carried out the attack with her Pakistani-American husband had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group and its leader on Facebook.

  • Hong Kong not terrorist target: Police

    Hong Kong: There has been no intelligence suggesting Hong Kong being a target of terrorist attack, Police Commissioner Stephen Lo said here on Saturday.

  • California killing spurs concerns about fiance visa program

    Washington: The woman who carried out the San Bernardino massacre with her husband came to the US last year on a special visa for fiances of US citizens, raising questions about whether the process can adequately vet people who may sympathise with terrorist groups.

  • Gold price Down

    Gold up on short covering

    Chicago: Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange rose on Friday as the US dollar showed weakness, along with short covering by traders.

  • European Union

    EU to share airline passenger names

    Brussels: The European Union (EU) has agreed on a system to share airline passenger details in a bid to improve counter-terrorism efforts, the media reported on Saturday.

  • US stocks rebound strongly after jobs data

    New York: US stocks surged on Friday, as a solid jobs report made the Federal Reserve’s case for a December rate hike even stronger.

  • Oil

    Crude prices fall as OPEC fails to cut quota

    New York: Oil prices dropped on Friday as the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) ended a meeting without any agreement to reduce the production.

  • Ecuador federation chief turns himself in his country

    Quito: The head of Ecuador’s football federation, one of 16 officials newly charged with corruption by US authorities, turned himself in in his home country, which does not extradite its nationals.

  • Team India members offer support to Chennai flood victims

    New Delhi : Their own families caught in the devastating Chennai floods, Indian cricket team members R Ashwin and Murali Vijay said they have been pained by the loss of life in the disaster and will try to help the affected after the series against South Africa.

  • Chennai floods: NDRF shifts focus to relief work, over 16,000 rescued

    Chennai : With the rains having slowed down in Tamil Nadu and the surrounding areas, the NDRF has now shifted its focus from rescue to relief work and will deploy its teams with the aim to persuade people to leave their homes and move to safer areas.

  • LG asks officials to ensure steps taken to prevent water-borne diseases

    Puducherry : Lt Governor of Puducherry Lt General (retired) A K Singh has asked officials of various departments and also the Relief Commissioner to initiate immediate steps to prevent the spread of water-borne diseases in the wake of the torrential rains.

  • Paris Hilton moves to Switzerland for beau

    Los Angeles: Socialite Paris Hilton has secretly moved to Switzerland and has been living there with her boyfriend Thomas Gross for the past seven months.