Free Press Journal
  • Woman sues US firm after being ‘rejected’ for hijab

    Chicago : A Muslim woman has sued a security company in the US for discrimination, alleging that the firm rejected her for employment because of her faith and her hijab, reports PTI.   The Council on American-Islamic Relations has filed the federal lawsuit on behalf of Zahraa-Imani Ali, from St Louis County, Missouri, alleging that a nationwide security firm discriminated against prospective Muslim employees. Securitas Security Services refused to hire Ali, “at least in

  • Note 7 fiasco pulls down Samsung’s Q3 profit; overhaul on the cards

    Seoul : South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics’ net profits in the third quarter dropped by a massive 16.8 per cent, primarily due to the Galaxy Note 7 discontinuation, the company announced on Thursday as the shareholders approved the nomination of Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong to the electronics giant’s board of directors, reports PTI.

  • Cabinet gives in-principle nod for strategic sale of PSUs

    New Delhi : The Union Cabinet today gave in- principle approval to Niti Aayog’s proposal for strategic sale in over a dozen public sector undertakings (PSUs) including those that are making profits.

  • ‘Urbanisation linked to growth’

    New Delhi : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday stressed on India’s need to urbanise rapidly in the next two decades in line with its present development in order to relieve the pressure on agriculture, reports IANS.

  • Sebi orders Life Care Infra to deposit `3.45 cr in 4 months

    New Delhi : Markets watchdog Sebi has ordered Life Care Infratech and its six directors to deposit Rs 3.45 crore in four months for refunding the investors’ money raised through illegal money pooling scheme, reports PTI.

  • Sadhguru

    Earning your child’s trust

    Questioner: With many children, unless you push them, they get lax and lazy and are not doing their best in school. But in this competitive world, children need to do very well in education. What do we do about this?

  • Mata Sinks City

    Manchester : Midfielder Juan Matas second-half strike in a win over holders Manchester City proved enough to book Manchester United’s place in the English Football League (EFL) Cup quarter-finals.

  • Fined!

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was on Thursday charged with misconduct over comments he made about the referee in charge of Liverpool game.

  • West Ham stun Chelsea

    London : West Ham pulled off the biggest shock of the round with victory over Chelsea in the first local derby at their new London Stadium.

  • Geared up for decider: Ross Taylor

    Visakhapatnam : Eyeing a historic bilateral ODI cricket series win in India, New Zealand senior batsman Ross Taylor today said they are hungry to win the five-match series decider on Saturday and make up for the 0-3 whitewash in Tests.

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni should stick to number 4: Sourav Ganguly

    Kolkata : Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Thursday backed limited overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to bat at the No.4 position while disagreeing that the team is too dependent on star batsman Virat Kohli.

  • Haryana restrict Andhra

    Mumbai : Haryana restricted Andhra to 217 for six on day in their Group C Ranji Trophy match at the Wankhede Stadium on Thursday.

  • Shahid Afridi, Ajmal dropped from PCB contract list

    Karachi : Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has sent out a clear message to flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi that he did not figure in its future scheme of things by dropping him from the central contract list for 2016/17.

  • Bete’s heroics not enough to deny Dyanmos a point

    Delhi : Delhi Dynamos were left without a win in their last five matches after only managing a 1-1 draw against FC Pune City in a Hero Indian Super League encounter at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi, on Thursday.

  • No Yogeshwar Dutt

    New Delhi : With Sushil Kumar chances of participating in the second season of the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) next to nil, another star India wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt is also likely to opt out of the upcoming event taking the sheen away from the tournament.

  • United FC, Packers champs

    Mumbai : United Football Club and Bandra Packers lifted the women’s and boys’ under-14 titles respectively in the 15th Bandra West Football League 2016, sponsored by Baba Siddique & Zeeshan Siddique and conducted by the BWFA (Bandra West Football Association) and played at the Dr. Norman Lewis Supari Talao, Municipal grounds.

  • Gaurav Gill a win away

    Johor Bahru : Team MRF’s Gaurav Gill is just one win away from regaining the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship crown as he heads into this weekend’s Malaysian Rally here, the fifth and penultimate round of the series.

  • Salcette FC fight back

    Mumbai : Displaying great resilience and solid fighting qualities Salcette FC overcame Millat FC 2-1 in a gruelling Super Division match of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League 2016-2017, and played at the Mumbai Football Arena, Shahaji Raje Bhosale Kreeda Sankul-BKLP. Adnan Ishke put Millat in front with a 19th minute strike but Salcette fought back in the second period.