Free Press Journal
  • Preity Zinta’s cousin commits suicide over domestic spat

    Shimla : Shimla Bollywood actor Preity Zinta’s cousin Nitin Chauhan committed suicide in Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla owing to a matrimonial dispute, police said on Saturday. Chauhan allegedly shot himself in the head with a pistol in a vehicle early on Friday.

  • Indian couple seeks son’s release from Pakistan jail

    Amritsar : An elderly couple, whose son is lodged in a Pakistani prison despite completing his jail term, is seeking “justice” from Pakistan’s visiting foreign policy adviser to get him released.

  • Don invites Duterte to US

    Manila : Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday said President-elect Donald Trump had invited him to the US, and endorsed his brutal antidrug campaign, telling him that the Philippines was conducting it “the right way”.

  • Such phone calls upsetting diplomacy: NYT

    New York : US President-elect Donald Trump’s call to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif could “upset the delicate balance” of India-Pakistan ties, the New York Times said as it sounded a critical tone of him breaking decades of diplomatic practice in freewheeling calls with foreign leaders.

  • With new govt in saddle, Pak to get 900 mn US aid

    Islamabad : The US House of Representatives has passed a defence bill that pledges USD 900 million in economic and other assistance to Pakistan, a significant portion of which is dependent of a Pentagon certification that the country is taking demonstrable steps against the dreaded Haqqani Network. The US National Defence Authorisation Act for fiscal year 2017 was passed in the House of Representatives.

  • Prof fatally stabbed on US campus

    Los Angeles : A professor was stabbed to death on the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles on Friday and a suspect arrested in his death is a male student, a police spokeswoman said, reports AP.

  • Syrian forces seize new district in Aleppo

    Aleppo (Syria) : Syria’s army advanced overnight deeper into east Aleppo where it now controls more than half of the former rebel stronghold after a fierce assault that has sparked an international outcry, reports AFP.

  • Bodies of Colombia plane crash victims flown home

    Medellin : The bodies of the 71 victims killed in a plane crash in Colombia that wiped out a Brazilian football team returned home, as mourners prepared a massive funeral, reports AFP.

  • ‘ManU still away from EPL title’

    Manchester : Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has admitted that the English Premier League (EPL) title is still far away but his team is working in the right direction to achieve it.

  • Ind-Pak in same pool

    New Delhi : India, the current Asian champions, have been clubbed alongside arch-rivals Pakistan in the same pool in the men’s Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Finals 2017 to be held in London from June 15 to 25 June.

  • Maxwell fined for disrespectful remarks

    Sydney : Australia skipper Steven Smith on Saturday said all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has been fined for ‘disrespectful’ comments on his limited-overs team-mate Matthew Wade.

  • PCB not to follow PHF

    Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shaharyar Khan has refused to follow in the footsteps of Pakistan Hockey Federation which announced this week that it would boycott future international events in India.

  • Mumbai Finish Above All

    Mumbai : Mumbai City FC ended their League engagements with a goalless draw against Delhi Dynamos to finish on top in Hero Indian Super League at Mumbai Football Arena, Mumbai, on Saturday.

  • It’s final of a WC for both teams : Nelo

    Kochi : The future of Kerala Blasters FC and NorthEast United FC in this edition of Hero Indian Super League will depend on 90 minutes at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi today.

  • Tiger ‘roars’ in round two

    Bahamas : Tiger Woods evoked memories of his glory days by firing a bogey-free seven-under-par 65 Friday at the Hero World Challenge in his second round after a 16-month back surgery layoff.

  • Bolt to focus on 100m in career’s last season

    Monte Carlo : Multiple Olympic champion Usain Bolt has asserted that he wants to focus on the 100 meters event in his final season, leaving the 200m out of his mind.