Free Press Journal
  • Muslim woman’s hijab ripped off; assaulted in US

    Washington : A Muslim woman’s hijab was allegedly ripped off in the US by a man who she claimed beat her “like an animal” and repeatedly stepped on her head, prompting calls for a hate crime probe.

  • Not sure if Dhoni is still a good T20 player: Dada

    New Delhi : Former India captain Sourav Ganguly today said Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a “champion ODI player” but doubted if he is still that good in the shortest format.

  • In surprise move, Iran’s Ahmadinejad to run for president

    Tehran : Iran’s former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday unexpectedly filed to run in the country’s May presidential election, contradicting a recommendation from the supreme leader to stay out of the race. Ahmadinejad’s decision will upend an election many believed would be won by moderate President Hassan Rouhani, who negotiated the nuclear deal with world powers.

  • United pledges to review policies on removal of passengers

    Chicago : After people were horrified by video of a passenger getting dragged off a full United Express flight by airport police, the head of United’s parent company said the airline was reaching out to the man to “resolve this situation.”

  • MI is a bigger brand than Reliance, says Mukesh Ambani

    10 is a very auspicious number. 10 is associated with 10 avatars, 10 commandments, 10 gurus of Sikhism, 10 card of tarot that stands for the wheel of fortune and for Indians, 10 means Sachin Tendulkar. From the beginning Sachin is an inseparable part of Mumbai Indians, for 10 years, now and forever.        – Nita Ambani

  • MCC amends laws to keep keepers safe from bails

    London : With an aim to protect wicketkeepers from freak injuries, the Marylebone Cricket Club has ratified the use of tethers to limit the distance that that bails can travel when the wicket is broken.

  • N Korea looking for trouble: US President Donald Trump

    Washington : North Korea is looking for trouble, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said, asserting that America will solve the North Korean “problem” unilaterally even if China does not help. “North Korea is looking for trouble. If China decides to help, that would be great. If not, we will solve the problem without them! USA,” Trump tweeted, toughening his stance on North Korea.

  • Russia-US relations have ‘worsened’ under Trump: Putin

    Moscow : President Vladimir Putin said ties between Russia and the United States appear to have deteriorated under Donald Trump in an interview released on Wednesday as the countries’ top diplomats met in Moscow.

  • ‘No doubt’ Syria behind chemical attack: Pentagon chief

    Washington : US defence chief Jim Mattis on Wednesday said there is “no doubt” that the Syrian government was behind the deadly chemical strike in Syria, warning the embattled regime that it will pay a “very very stiff price” if it continues to use chemical weapons against its own people.