Free Press Journal
  • Suicide car bombing in Turkey kills 13 soldiers

    Istanbul : Thirteen Turkish soldiers were killed and dozens more wounded on Saturday in a suicide car bombing targeting off-duty conscripts blamed on Kurdish militants, the latest in a string of attacks to rock Turkey in recent months, reports AFP. The government said all signs so far suggested the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK)  was behind the bombing in the city of Kayseri, a usually calm industrial hub in Anatolia.

  • Positive environment must to achieve goals

    Indore : “You are the only person who can motivate yourself and should create positive environment to achieve goals, said Santsaran Mantri, Commissioner, Income Tax (Appeals), while addressing a workshop, organised by Indore Management Association’s student chapter, here on Saturday. Subject of workshop was “Self motivation—a key to success.”

  • Hillary blames ‘Russian’ plot, FBI email probe for poll loss

    Washington : Defeated Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton has blamed her presidential election loss on the “unprecedented” events of Russian cyber hacking and the FBI’s probe into her use of her personal email server.

  • Muslim woman dragged by her hijab in London hate attack

    London : A British Muslim woman in her 20s was forced to the ground in a busy shopping area in London and dragged along by her hijab by two teenaged men in what authorities said was a hate crime.    The woman was walking alone in Chingford, east London, when she was accosted by her attackers. Scotland Yard is now appealing for information on the incident that occurred earlier this week.

  • Hacking: CIA, FBI on same the page

    Washington : The FBI agrees with the CIA assessment that Russia was involved in hacking of servers of the Democratic party and that of the Hillary Clinton campaign during the elections, according to a media report.

  • Pakistan’s Sindh govt to amend new bill on forced conversion

    Karachi : Pakistan’s Sindh province will amend the recently-passed Minorities Bill which criminalises forced conversions in the Muslim-majority country, weeks after two hard-line Islamic parties opposed the law by claiming it was part of a conspiracy to make Pakistan a liberal and secular country. Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Nisar Ahmad Khuhro said the Sindh Criminal Law (Protection of Minorities) Bill, 2015, was sent to the governor for his assent and whether he gives

  • Tsunami alert after 7.9-magnitude Papua New Guinea quake

    Sydney : Tsunami warnings were issued for several nations on Saturday after a major 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre and the US Geological Survey said, reports AFP.

  • Dhoni should continue as skipper, says Kapil

    Chennai : India’s 1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev feels limited overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has a lot of experience and should continue to lead the side as long as he is good enough for the job.

  • Aussies strike twice after setting 490-run target for Pak

    Brisbane : Skipper Steve Smith and batsman Usman Khawaja struck half centuries as Australia maintained a complete strangehold over Pakistan at stumps on the third day of the opening day and night Test at the Gabba here on Saturday.

  • Reiffel’s no to helmet despite head blow

    Melbourne : Umpire Paul Reiffel has quashed the idea of wearing a helmet while officiating in Test matches despite suffering a concussion after being hit by seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s throw during the fourth match of the ongoing series between India and England.

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  • Kerala ready for blast as ATK eye their second title

    With a capacity crowd of 55,000 exepected to turn up at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Steve Coppell’s side (Kerala Blasters) are brimming with confidence and they have the reason to do so having won six out of the seven matches that they have played at this venue. (more…)

  • BWF Superseries Finals: Sindhu loses in semis

    Dubai : Indian star shuttler P.V. Sindhu went down to Sung Ji Hyun of South Korea in the semi-finals of the BWF Superseries Finals at the Hamdan Sports Complex here on Saturday.

  • PIFA Colaba sneak past Union Bank into quarters

    Mumbai : Colaba grabbed their chances and snatched a narrow 2-1 win against Union Bank of India in a fairly exciting first round match of the Deserve Builder & Developers-RCF Premier Cup Football Tournament, organized by RCF Colony Boys Krida and Sanskrutik Mandal, and played at the RCF Colony ground, Chembur.

  • FIFA insists VAR extremely positive

    VAR was used in an official FIFA match for the first time in Wednesday’s semi-final between Atletico Nacional and Kashima Antlers to award the Japanese side a penalty.