Free Press Journal
  • Trump-Xi end 1st summit with 100-day plan to avoid trade row

    Washington/Palm Beach : President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping wrapped up their first summit by announcing a 100-day plan to improve strained trade ties, the only tangible announcement after their meetings that were overshadowed by the US military strikes in Syria.

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    It was a tactical move to leave out Harbhajan, asserts Mahela

    Mumbai : Mumbai Indians coach Mahela Jayawardene defended the team’s decision to drop spinner Harbhajan Singh from their IPL opener against Rising Pune Supergiant, saying it was a tactical move.

  • Wankhede set for MI vs KKR

    Mumbai : Mumbai Indians would not want to read too much into their good track record against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) after the latter’s dominating display in their opening game when the two sides lock horns in a Indian Premier League (IPL) game at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday.

  • Gujarat Lions aim to bounce back against Sunrisers H’bad

    Hyderabad : Reeling from a 10-wicket mauling by two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders, Gujarat Lions have a daunting task when they take on defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad in the afternoon match of Sunday’s double-header here.

  • Poll promises routinely unfulfilled, criticises CJI

    New Delhi : Electoral promises routinely remain unfulfilled and manifestos turn out to be mere pieces of paper, for which political parties must be held accountable, said the Chief Justice of India J S Khehar on Saturday.

  • Dalai Lama says China’s bid to find his successor is nonsense

    Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh) : The Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Saturday criticised China for making a bid to name his successor. “Beijing’s bid to name my successor to undermine the Tibetans’ cause is nonsense,” he said while talking to reporters here.

  • BJP demands Kejriwal’s resignation

    New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday accused Delhi’s Aam Aadmi Party government of using public funds for personal purposes and demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. “Recently, we saw how the state government tried to use public money for paying noted lawyer Ram Jethmalani for fighting the defamation case against the Delhi Chief Minister and now it has been revealed that Rs 13,805 was spent for a

  • Refusing to sing Vande Mataram shows narrow mindedness: Yogi

    Lucknow : Amid the row over ‘Vande Mataram’, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath hit out at those refusing to sing the national song saying it reflected their “narrow mindedness”.

  • Row over Yeddyurappa giving money to farmer family on election eve

    Bengaluru: Karnataka BJP president B S Yeddyurappa was in the midst of a controversy today with a video footage of him handing over money to a farmer’s family doing the rounds, ahead of the bypolls to two assembly constituencies.

  • Hindu Yuva Vahini disrupts church services near Gorakhpur

    Maharajganj (UP) : Police stopped a church event attended by more than 150 people, including 10 American tourists, here after the right-wing Hindu Yuva Vahini (HYV) alleged that religious conversion was being carried out.

  • Celebration of poets at India’s first poetry biennale in Delhi

    New Delhi : It is a celebration of the outstanding works by leading poets from across the country as their recitals set the tone for an exciting weekend here at the opening of the countrys first poetry biennale.

  • 18 hurt after train crashes into Lorry in Poland

    WARSAW: A train crashed into a lorry at a level crossing in Poland on Friday, injuring 18 passengers, seven seriously. The injured were airlifted to hospitals, Pawel Fratczak, a spokesman for Polish national firefighters said. “The train was carrying between 250 and 300 passengers. One of the carriages derailed,” he said, adding that an investigation was underway to establish the cause of the crash. The accident occurred on Friday afternoon at a

  • US and Russia clash in Security Council over Syria missile strike

    United Nations : The US and Russia clashed in the UN Security Council over the missile attack on a Syrian airfield, with Washington warning it is “prepared to do more” as Moscow accused it of flagrantly violating international law with its “act of aggression.”

  • US readying more sanctions against Syria

    Washington/Palm Beach : The US will soon impose more sanctions on Syria in response to a chemical attack blamed on President Bashar al-Assad’s regime after an “overwhelming” successful military operation, the Trump administration officials said on Saturday.  “We will be announcing additional sanctions on Syria as part of our ongoing effort to stop this type of activity and emphasise how significant we view this,” Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said from President Donald

  • Trump abetting Syria terrorists; Rouhani

    Tehran: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that “terrorists” were applauding his US counterpart Donald Trump for launching a missile strike on an airbase of his Syrian government ally. But he backed calls for an independent inquiry into a suspected chemical weapons attack on a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Tuesday that Trump blamed on the Damascus regime.