Free Press Journal
  • US sends troops to Yemen, steps up anti-Qaeda strikes

    Washington: The Pentagon acknowledged for the first time it has deployed US troops to Yemen since the country’s collapse last year to bolster government and Arab coalition forces battling Al-Qaeda.

  • Republicans still divided on Trump’s nomination

    Washington: The Republican leadership today appeared to be bitterly divided on Donald Trump, who is emerging as the party’s presumptive presidential nominee.

  • Abe-Putin talks make a headway on island row

    Sochi (Russia): Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has hailed a potential breakthrough in a decades-long territorial dispute with Russia, after talks with President Vladimir Putin, Japan’s foreign ministry spokesman said. “The prime minister said that today he could feel a breakthrough, he could make a breakthrough in the currently stagnated negotiation,” Japanese foreign ministry press secretary Yasuhisa Kawamura said.

  • mouthpiece faces rare criticism

    Beijing: A mouthpiece of China’s ruling Communist Party has faced rare criticism from netizens who accused it of being insensitive for advising patients suffering from untreatable diseases to give up their “unrealistic fantasy” of getting cured after a cancer- stricken student’s death.

  • Court directs Mallya to appear in cheque bounce case

    Mumbai: A court hearing a cheque bounce case against promoter of defunct Kingfisher Airlines Vijay Mallya today directed him to appear before it on the next hearing in July, failing which it will issue a warrant against him.

  • Gautam Khaitan, Chopper deal

    AgustaWestland: CBI questions Tyagi brothers, Khaitan

    New Delhi: CBI today questioned cousins of former Indian Air Force Chief S P Tyagi–Sanjeev, Rajeev and Sandeep–besides advocate Gautam Khaitan for nearly eight hours asking exhaustively about finances, firms established by them and their relations with European middlemen in Agusta Westland VVIP helicopter deal.

  • Four ‘Jaish’ suspects freed due to lack of evidence

    New Delhi: Four of the 10 suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) members, detained five days ago, have been freed due to lack of any evidence of ties to the banned Pakistan-based terror outfit and involvement in any terror activities, Delhi Police said on Saturday.

  • Dalit woman’s murder: Venkaiah’s poser to Rahul

    Thiruvananthapuram: BJP today took a dig at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, saying he was not to be seen in his party-led UDF ruled Kerala where a Dalit law student was brutally raped and murdered.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul assures corruption-free government in TN with DMK

    Madurai: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday came down heavily on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa for corruption while assuring the people of providing a clean government if his party-DMK alliance won the May 16 poll.

  • Telcos rift wide open on spectrum usage charge

    New Delhi: In fresh sparring among telecom players, major differences have emerged in the industry over the government’s proposal to impose uniform annual spectrum charges at reduced rate of 4.5 per cent on all players over revenue earned by them from telephony services.

  • RCB post seven-wicket win over RPS

    Bengaluru: Royal Challengers Bangalore registered a seven-wicket win over Rising Pune Supergiants in their IPL match here today.

  • South Korea, US to mount pressure on Pyongyang

    Seoul: South Korea and the US Saturday agreed to mount pressure on North Korea, as Pyongyang held its party congress for the first time in 36 years.

  • 31 missing after boat mishaps in China

    Beijing: A total of 31 people were reported missing Saturday after two fishing boats capsized and one lost contact off east China coast, local authorities said.