Free Press Journal
  • Sunrisers score 158/7 against Daredevils

    Raipur: Invited to bat, Sunrisers Hyderabad scored 158 for seven against Delhi Daredevils in a crucial Indian Premier League match, here today.

  • US says Iraqi forces have retaken western town of Rutba

    Baghdad: Bolstered by US airstrikes, Iraqi ground forces have recaptured the western town of Rutba after Islamic State fighters who had occupied the town for nearly two years fled or put up only light resistance, US military officers said today.

  • House passes anti-Pak measure, ignoring White House objection

    Washington: Ignoring objections of the White House, the Republican majority House of Representatives has approved the National Defense Authorisation Act which blocks USD 450 million aid to Pakistan for failing to take action against the dreaded Haqqani network.

  • I will be Democratic presidential nominee: Clinton

    Washington: Hillary Clinton has asserted she will emerge as the US presidential nominee from the Democratic camp as she hit out at her Republican rival Donald Trump for his “dangerous” rhetoric including a ban on Muslims, saying the billionaire is unfit to lead the country.

  • Eat Street: Mumbai’s first food truck festival rolls out

    Are you the kind that salivates and gets tarnished of hunger pangs with every episode of Eat Street? Well it seems like Mumbai doesn’t really want to be left out with the pop culture.

  • ISIS releases video showing Indian jihadists fighting in Syria

    Washington: The dreaded terror group ISIS has launched a new propaganda video that showed off a large group of Kalashnikov-wielding jihadists allegedly from India fighting against the Syrian forces in the Homs province.

  • US House approves move to bolster defence ties with India

    Washington: The US House of Representatives has approved a bipartisan legislative move to bolster defence ties with India and bring it at part with other NATO allies in terms of sale of defence equipment and technology transfer.

  • Bangla doctor hacked to death

    Dhaka: A homeopathic doctor was today hacked to death and a professor was seriously wounded when machete- wielding assailants attacked them in western Bangladesh, with police saying the incident bore the hallmark of previous killings of secular activists and minorities by Islamists in the Muslim-majority nation.

  • 40 million Indians at risk from rising sea levels: UN report

    United Nations: Nearly 40 million Indians will be at risk from rising sea levels by 2050, with people in Mumbai and Kolkata having the maximum exposure to coastal flooding in future due to rapid urbanisation and economic growth, according to a UN environment report.

  • China will ‘behave’ under my presidency: Trump

    Washington: Donald Trump has said China will “behave” and will be a “friend” of the US under his presidency even as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee asserted that he was not bothered if a trade war breaks out with the Communist trading giant.

  • I will tweet when I will get married: Salman Khan

    Mumbai: Without debunking his marriage rumours, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan said he will inform about his wedding through social media. Gossip mills are abuzz that the 50-year-old “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” star would be tying the knot with his rumoured Romanian girlfriend Lulia Vantur on his birthday, December 27.

  • Pankaj Bhujbal’s arrest warrant stayed till May 25

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today stayed till May 25 execution of a non-bailable warrant (NBW) issued against Pankaj Bhujbal, son of former Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal, in a money-laundering case.

  • South China Sea dispute: China claims support of 40 countries

    Beijing: China today claimed it had the backing of over 40 countries in its campaign to shore up support for its stand opposing arbitration by a UN tribunal to end the dispute with its neighbours over the strategic South China Sea.

  • China warns new Taiwan Prez on independence

    Beijing: As China’s strongest critic Tsai Ing-wen assumed power in Taiwan today pledging democracy and close ties with the US, a wary Beijing warned her against seeking independence and said the ‘One-China policy’ remained the corner stone of its relations with other countries.

  • Buckingham Palace trespasser was convicted murderer

    London: A convicted murderer climbed over a wall and wandered the grounds of Buckingham Palace while Queen Elizabeth II was at home, British prosecutors said today. Dennis Hennessy, 41, pleaded guilty to trespass during an appearance at Westminster Magistrates’ Court.

  • Taliban not ready for talks, says Pakistan

    Islamabad: A top Pakistani foreign affairs adviser on Friday said the Afghan Taliban have not yet responded positively to efforts made by the four-nation group to revive talks with the Afghan government.