Free Press Journal
  • RCB recover to post 151/4 against MI

    Bengaluru: Royal Challengers Bangalore made 151 for four against Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League match here today.

  • ‘UK losing share of international student market’

    London: UK immigration strategy is costing the country its share in the valuable international student market, including from India, a new all-party parliamentary group said today.

  • Trump says to visit Israel ‘soon’: newspaper

    Jerusalem: US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will visit Israel “soon”, he said told an Israeli newspaper in an interview published today.

  • Thai villagers hail mine closure in rare environmental win

    Bangkok: Thai villagers today celebrated a junta move to shutter a controversial gold mine, a rare blow to big business in a kingdom where environmental concerns are often secondary to profit-making.

  • Baghdad market bombing claimed by IS kills 52

    Baghdad: A car bombing claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group killed at least 52 people at a market in a Shiite area of north Baghdad today, officials said.

  • India’s Bene Israel community has Jewish roots: study

    Jerusalem: Scientists have provided first genetic evidence to confirm the Jewish roots of the unique Bene Israel community living in the western part of India, whose history is largely unknown.

  • Teen discovers lost ancient Mayan city in Mexico

    Toronto: A 15-year-old Canadian boy has discovered a lost ancient city in the middle of the jungle in Mexico, claimed to be one of the five largest Mayan cities ever found.

  • Clashes in B’desh after Jamaat-e-Islami chief’s execution

    Dhaka: Clashes broke out between activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and police in several Bangladeshi cities today after the execution of the top Islamist leader Motiur Rahman Nizami for war crimes committed during the 1971 Liberation War against Pakistan.

  • Extension of NEET to J-K shows PDP-BJP govt’s failure: Abdullah

    Srinagar: Opposition NC president Farooq Abdullah today termed the extension of NEET to Jammu and Kashmir as a “failure” of PDP-BJP government and alleged that there was a “systemic effort to undermine” the state’s institutional autonomy.

  • Facebook tells Thai users their data not given to government

    Bangkok: Facebook is seeking to reassure Thai users that it safeguards their private data, after a series of arrests raised concerns the social network had failed to protect personal information from Thailand’s military government.

  • MI win toss, opt to bowl

    Bangalore: Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to bowl in their IPL match against Royal Challengers Bangalore here today.

  • 9 climbers scale Everest after two years of deadly disasters

    Kathmandu: Nine Nepalese Sherpas today conquered Mount Everest, becoming the first climbers to scale the mountain in two years after a series of deadly disasters forced a shutdown of expeditions to the world’s highest peak.

  • Property tax untapped source of revenue for MCDs: HC

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today said that a “major source of revenue” for the municipal corporations in the form of property tax was “going untapped” as the number of people paying the tax comprised one-fourth or less of the total number of dwelling units under them.

  • Infectious diseases kill 1,285 in China

    Beijing: A total of 1,285 people died as a result of infectious diseases in China in April, official data showed on Wednesday.

  • “I first Googled who Pele was”

    ……said the legendary music composer who has helmed the background score of the Pele biopic Oscar-winning composer A R Rahman

  • Reality shows boon for many aspiring dancers: Remo D’Souza

    National Award winning choreographer Remo D’Souza, who is gearing up for the second season of “Dance +”, says reality TV shows are a “boon to most of the aspiring dancers” and gives them exposure to showcase their talent.

  • PM Modi vows to free TN from clutches of DMK, AIADMK

    Nagapattinam (Tamil Nadu): Asserting that Tamil Nadu wants to be free from the clutches of the successive governance of the AIADMK and DMK, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday highlighted the developments in the BJP-ruled states to lure the people and added that the saffron party aims at eradicating poverty and upliftment of backward sections of the society.

  • Don’t make assumptions based on the trailer Alia warns

    Ever since the first look of Alia Bhatt as a Bihari migrant from “Udta Punjab” was released, there have been varied opinions, but the actress says people should wait for the film before forming assumptions on the basis of its trailer.

  • Cabinet likely to consider national IPR policy tomorrow

    New Delhi: The Cabinet is likely to take up for consideration a national intellectual property rights (IPR) policy tomorrow. “Cabinet may take up the issue tomorrow,” sources said. Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had recently said the policy would soon be placed on the agenda of the Cabinet.