Free Press Journal
  • Senate intel panel plans probe into spying

    Washington : The Senate Intelligence Committee has announced a probe into Russian spying, saying US intelligence reports of Moscow’s interference in the 2016 election and possible ties to US parties “raise profound concerns.”

  • Bottle of whisky signed by Trump fetches $7,334

    London : A limited-edition whisky signed by US President-elect Donald Trump has fetched some 6,000 pounds (USD 7,334) at a Scottish auction — or twice what was expected, reports AP.

  • Top aide in frequent contact with Moscow

    Washington : Trump’s national security adviser and Russia’s ambassador to the US have been in frequent contact in recent weeks, including on the day the Obama administration hit Moscow with sanctions in retaliation for election-related hacking, a senior US official said. After initially denying that Michael Flynn and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak spoke December 29, a Trump official said that the transition team was aware of one call on the day President Obama imposed

  • Mom, dad, son all share a birthday

    New York : Luke and Hillary Gardner pose with their son Cade Lee in Baldwyn,  Mississippi. The husband and wife share the same birthday, and now also their son who was born on Dec. 18. The odds of that happening are about one in 133,000 statisticians say, according to AP report.

  • China, Vietnam vow to manage maritime differences over SCS

    Beijing : China and Vietnam pledged to manage maritime differences over the South China Sea and safeguard peace and stability as Beijing sought to scale up bilateral ties amid Hanoi’s push to forge close relations with India, reports PTI.

  • Another mastermind of Dhaka cafe attack arrested

    Dhaka : Another mastermind of Bangladesh’s worst terror attack at a popular cafe here has been arrested, a week after a top Islamist militant accused in the deadly siege was killed during a raid by counter terrorism forces.

  • ‘The Exorcist’ author William Blatty dies

    Los Angeles : Author and filmmaker William Peter Blatty, who scared millions with the best-selling novel and Oscar-winning movie “The Exorcist,” has died.

  • IS launches major offensive against Syrian regime

    Damascus : The Islamic State (IS) terror group on Saturday launched a major offensive against the Syrian regime’s strongholds in the city of Deir Al-Zor, reports IANS.

  • Two-year-old Indian-origin boy burned by nanny in US

    New York : A two-year old Indian-origin baby boy was burned by his nanny with a curling iron and the incident was captured by a security camera leading to her arrest, according to media reports quoting police, reports IANS.

  • ‘Momma’ charged with stealing teenage daughter at birth in US

    Houston : A girl stolen as a newborn from a hospital in Florida by a woman has been found alive in South Carolina after more than 18 years, said police. Kamiyah Mobley, who was abducted from a hospital in Jacksonville in July 1998, was found after a tip.

  • Obama thanks NASA for taking his sign to Mars

    Washington : Donald Trump may be trying to undermine the legacy of Barack Obama but an aluminium plaque carried to Mars by a NASA rover with the President’s signature would be hard to destroy, says PTI report.

  • Parthiv writes Ranji history for Gujarat

    Indore : Gujarat clinched their maiden Ranji Trophy title as they rode on captain Parthiv Patel’s stupendous 143 to beat record champions Mumbai by five wickets on the final day at the Holkar Stadium here on Saturday.

  • Azhar’s nomination for HCA top post rejected

    Hyderabad : Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin’s nomination paper for the post of Hyderabad Cricket Association president was on Saturday rejected by the Returning Officer on the ground that he could not produce proof of BCCI lifting the ban imposed on him for his alleged involvement in match-fixing.

  • Dhoni will be giving his views, I will take decisions, says Kohli

    Pune : Virat Kohli feels that the transition of captaincy will be a smooth one as he will now be in charge of taking a final call even as Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s “priceless suggestions” will always be welcome.

  • Stubborn Latham keeps NZ afloat

    Wellington : A patient Tom Latham carved out his sixth century to keep New Zealand afloat as they moved closer to avoiding a follow on against a rampant Bangladesh after three days of the first Test in Wellington.

  • Mumbai beat Hyd Hunters, will face Chennai in final

    New Delhi : Sung Ji Hyun and H S Prannoy guided Mumbai Rockets to a thumping 3- (-1) win over Hyderabad Hunters to set up a summit clash with Chennai Smashers in the Premier Badminton League Season 2 at the Siri Fort Indoor Stadium here on Saturday.