Free Press Journal
  • Muthuvel Karunanidhi

    Don’t sign WTO pact on education: Karunanidhi to Centre

    Chennai: DMK President M Karunanidhi today expressed concern over a WTO pact related to education and urged India to refrain from signing it claiming it would be detrimental to social justice policy of the country.

  • Jayalalithaa

    Jaya seeks additional rice, kerosene for rain-hit people

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu government today urged the Centre to allocate 30,000 tonnes of rice and 19,100 kilolitre of kerosene to cater to the needs of the people affected by the recent torrential rains and floods in the state.

  • Zambia’s anti-corruption agency questions FA chief

    Lusaka: Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Kalusha Bwalya has appeared before anti-corruption officials for questioning into alleged corruption in the management of football in the country.

  • Corinthians midfielder Jadson joins Tianjin Songjiang

    Rio de Janeiro: Midfielder Jadson, who won the Brazilian football league with Corinthians, becomes the newest signing for Tianjin Songjiang in the Chinese second division.

  • robert vadra

    Robert Vadra supports Sonia, Rahul on Facebook

    New Delhi: Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, said on Saturday that he supports her and his brother-in-law Rahul Gandhi, the party’s vice president, on the National Herald case. “Politics of vendetta and desperate malicious attempts of defamation will not be believed… Truth shall prevail,” he posted on Facebook.

  • Schalke beat Hoffenheim 1-0 in Bundesliga

    Gelsenkirchen (Germany): FC Schalke overcame relegation-threatened TSG Hoffenheim thanks to the winner by striker Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting at the opener of the 17th round in the Bundesliga here.

  • I-League has been a failure: Bhaichung Bhutia

    New Delhi: Former captain and current advisor to All India Football Federation, Bhaichung Bhutia has admitted that the eight-year old I-League has been a failure and feels that the “successful” Indian Super League should be given a few more seasons before a possible merger of the two.

  • Shinzo Abe-Malcolm Turnbull

    Japan, Australia to boost security ties

    Tokyo: The leaders of Japan and Australia have agreed to strengthen trilateral security cooperation with the US, a media report said on Saturday.

  • Aegean Sea, migrants drown

    18 refugees drown in Aegean Sea off Turkey

    Ankara: Eighteen refugees drowned and 14 others were rescued as their boat capsized off Turkey’s Aegean coast, the media reported on Saturday. The boat carried Syrian, Pakistani and Iraqi refugees, Xinhua cited the report as saying.

  • Narendra Modi

    Better ties with Pakistan can fix Modi’s image: Experts

    Islamabad: Better ties with Islamabad could fix Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s image in the South Asia region, political experts said here. The analysts on Friday took stock of recent transformations in the region, beginning with what was described as “the tremendous re-set opportunity” with India, Dawn online reported.

  • P-8I reccee aircraft key factor in India’s new maritime strategy

    New Delhi: The Indian Navy released a new maritime doctrine in October envisaging an expanded footprint in the Indian Ocean and, besides aircraft carriers and nuclear-powered and nuclear attack submarines, there is appropriate emphasis on offensive naval aviation.

  • Arun Jaitley

    GST being delayed for ‘collateral reasons’: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: Indicating that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill may not go through in the current session of Parliament, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the Bill was being delayed for “collateral reasons”.

  • Life exploded on Earth after slow oxygen rise

    London: It took 100 million years for oxygen in the oceans and atmosphere to increase to the level that allowed the explosion of animal life on the Earth about 600 million years ago, according to new research. It is, therefore, likely that early animal evolution was kick-started by increased amounts of oxygen, rather than a change in animal behaviour leading to oxygenation.

  • Why chronically lonely teens stay lonely

    New York: Interpreting social inclusions and exclusions in a self-defeating way could be the main reason why chronically-lonely teens stay lonely, experts say.

  • Barack Obama

    In victory lap, Obama touts bringing India in on climate deal

    Washington: President Barack Obama took a victory lap highlighting his successes of 2015 from thawing relations with Cuba to halting Iran’s nuclear programme to bringing China, India and Brazil on board for a historic climate deal.

  • Sikh Americans lead efforts to increase interfaith dialogue

    Washington: The National Sikh Campaign (NSC) has joined 15 diverse civil rights and faith-based organizations at a White House event aimed at reinvigorating American traditions of inclusion, freedom and interfaith cooperation.