Free Press Journal
  • Swedish authorities say truck attack suspect held

    Stockholm : Swedish police said on Saturday that they believe they have arrested the driver of a hijacked beer truck which killed four people and injured 15 others on a busy street in the Swedish capital.

  • N Korea blasts US strikes on Syria, justifies its nukes

    Seoul : North Korea has said the US missile strikes on Syria were an “intolerable act of aggression” that “proves a million times over” that strengthening its nuclear programme was the right choice, state media reported on Saturday.

  • Malala to become youngest-ever UN Messenger of Peace

    United Nations : Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai is set to become the UN’s youngest-ever Messenger of Peace after she was selected by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for the highest honour bestowed by the world body on a global citizen. The designation ceremony will be held next week at the UN’s headquarters here. “Even in the face of grave danger, Malala has shown an unwavering commitment to the rights of women, girls

  • Trump nominates 2 PIOs for key positions

    Washington : President Donald Trump has nominated two Indian-Americans for key administrative posts to coordinate US law-enforcement strategy around copyright, patents and trademarks and oversee his plan to eliminate 75 per cent of federal regulations.

  • Nepali-American’s store damaged in apparent hate crime in US

    New York : A grocery store owned by a Nepali-American in the US state of North Carolina has been damaged after some unidentified persons attempted to set fire to it in an apparent hate crime incident. The store in a predominately Indian locality in Charlotte city was attacked on Thursday and left with a note signed “White America” and threatening to “torture” the refugee business owners if they “did not go back to

  • Man United players ‘not in love with goal’: Jose Mourinho

    Manchester : Jose Mourinho has accused Manchester United of lacking a killer instinct after another week of misfiring performances at Old Trafford, saying players are “not in love with the goal”.

  • Villarreal top Athletic Bilbao 3-1 in La Liga

    While the struggle was fairly equal in midfield, the hosts were sharper on the attack and threatened twice in the early going before taking a 1-0 lead in the 17th minute on a goal by Ruiz (more…)

  • I-League: Chennai script 2-0 victory over Minerva

    Ludhiana : Chennai City FC rode on goals from Michael Soosairaj and Charles to get past Minerva Punjab FC 2-0 in an I-League football encounter at the Guru Nanak Stadium here on Saturday.

  • Davis Cup: Bopanna, Balaji win doubles tie

    Bengaluru : Rohan Bopanna and Sriram Balaji defeated Farrukh Dustov and Sanjar Fayziev in straight sets in the doubles match to hand India an unassailable 3-0 lead in their Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group I tie against Uzbekistan here on Saturday.

  • IOA grants affiliation to BFI

    The IOA had initially refused to recognise the BFI which had prompted the AIBA and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to threaten to ban the IOA if it did not resolve the issue. Indian boxing has been facing an administrative impasse for the past several years.
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  • Another round of tennis vaudeville is unfolding

    Veturi Srivatsa : There is little room for sentiment in sport, at best there can only be sympathies. Thats what the new non-playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi sought to convey to his one-time buddy and on-court partner Leander Paes on the eve of Indias Davis Cup tie against Uzbekistan.

  • Mahavir

    Mahavir Jayanti: 27 reincarnations of Lord Mahavir

    Lord Mahavir was born the twenty-fourth and the last Jain Tirthankara. He was born in a royal family in 599 BC to King Siddhartha and Queen Trisala. Though he was born in a royal family he gave up the royal living at the age of 30 and spent 12 years of his life as a monk. This act of Mahavir made him win the title ‘Mahavir’. According to Lord Mahavir right conduct includes five

  • The best ways to wear purple!

    Purple is both royal and brave choice to wear, and many avoid it for the same reason. But Sapna Sarfare helps you follow this trend by talking to designers about ways to wear it

  • Diseases Caused by an Incompatible Food & Lifestyle and their Treatment

    All the dosas, dhdtus and malas get vitiated if one keeps on taking the above-mentioned incompatible foods and harmful combinations in the diet, resulting in innumerable problems like food poisoning, colitis and sprue syndrome, Vata disorders, abdominal disorders, abdominal swellings, flatulence or distention in the abdomen, alasaka (retention of partially digested food in the abdomen), cholera, acidity, indigestion, anemia, debility, tuberculosis, declination of glow (oja) and energy, hemorrhoids (piles), prameha (urinary abnormality), sinus, common

  • This summer, savour food with a tasteful twist

    Summer becomes more fun with some special fruits, veggies and dishes. Sapna Sarfare finds out a way to make the ordinary, extraordinary with a dash of lip-smacking makeover

  • Here’s why your kids must play with Lego

    Playing with Lego provides an understanding of spatial awareness, promotes a sense of creativity and teaches mathematical concepts of symmetry, shape and geometry finds out Vibha Singh