Free Press Journal
  • Rupee down

    Rupee drops 15 paise against dollar in early trade

    Mumbai: The rupee was trading lower by 15 paise at 67.98 against the American currency in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market as the dollar firmed up overseas.

  • India is doing great, says Donald Trump

    Washington: Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump has commented on India for the first time after he entered the presidential race, saying that the country is doing great and no one is talking about it.

  • Zika Virus

    19 Zika virus cases in Puerto Rico: official

    San Juan: The mosquito-borne Zika virus has now been found in 19 people in Puerto Rico, although none were pregnant women, the group most at risk, the island’s health secretary said.

  • Six US cops fired after shooting 137 bullets into car

    Chicago: Six US police officers who fired 137 bullets into a car carrying two unarmed African Americans lost their jobs, three years after the deadly car chase in Cleveland, Ohio.

  • Apple reports slowest iPhone sales since 2007 launch

    San Francisco: Apple has reported the slowest sales ever of its market-leading iPhone, after years of rocketing growth, but the tech giant still posted record quarterly profit.

  • US state to open tourism office in India

    Washington: The US state of Nevada will open a new tourism office in New Delhi to promote its travel and tourism sector in India, an official said.

  • Tokyo shares open higher

    Tokyo: Tokyo shares opened the trading Wednesday remarkably higher as investors’ sentiment was supported by rallies in the overnight US stocks market and oil prices.

  • china stocks

    Chinese shares open higher

    Beijing: Chinese stocks opened higher on Wednesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.23 percent at 2,756.08 points.

  • Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa

    Two new ‘advisors’ appointed for Arunachal Governor Rajkhowa

    New Delhi: Following the imposition of President’s rule in Arunachal Pradesh, Former Delhi Police Commissioner Y S Dadwal and retired IAS officer G S Patnaik have been appointed as advisors to the state Governor Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa.

  • US forces raid IS in Iraqi province

    Baghdad: US forces executed an airdrop operation on Tuesday in Iraq’s province of Salahudin against Islamic State militants, security sources told Xinhua.