Free Press Journal
  • N Korea flaunts military might, warns US

    Pyongyang : North Korea paraded its intercontinental ballistic missiles in a massive military display in central Pyongyang on Saturday, with ruler Kim Jong Un looking on with delight as his nation flaunted its increasingly sophisticated military hardware amid rising regional tensions.

  • Pakistanis themselves responsible for defaming Pak: Malala

    Anguished by the lynching of a Pakistani student for alleged blasphemy, Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai on Saturday said Pakistanis themselves are responsible for tarnishing the image of Islam and the country.

  • China seeks Russia’s help to ‘cool’ situation

    Beijing : China is seeking Russia’s help to cool surging tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions, the country’s foreign minister has told his Moscow counterpart, after Beijing warned of possible conflict over North Korea.

  • Pak security forces foil major terror attack on Christians

    Terrorists were planning to launch a major terrorist attack during Easter celebrations in Lahore, the statement said. Two suicide jackets, weapons and explosives have been recovered from the
    possession of the terrorists.
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  • Afghan ‘mother of all bombs’ toll rises to 94

    Kabul : The death toll of Islamic State (IS) militants killed when the US military dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb or the “mother of all bombs” in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province has risen to 94, a Kabul official said on Saturday.

  • 11 civilians die in a separate blast

    Kabul : At least 11 civilians were killed in a roadside bombing in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, authorities said on Saturday.

  • Terrorism one of gravest threats to religious freedom, says Trump

    Washington : US President Donald Trump has said that terrorism is one of the gravest threats to religious freedom around the world and hoped for a “better tomorrow” when people of all faiths, including Hindus, can worship according to their conscience.

  • US Sikhs launch campaign to spread awareness about Sikhism

    Its organisers said the Sikh community has been the target of discrimination, intimidation, harassment and hate crimes since the 9/11 terror attacks largely because of a “collective misunderstanding” of what the turban means in the Sikh faith. (more…)

  • Kolkata on top : Uthappa, spinners seal victory over Hyderabad

    Kolkata : Riding on Robin Uthappa’s gritty half-century and spinners’ contribution, Kolkata Knight Riders on Saturday secured a 17-run win over defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad in their Indian Premier League match and climbed to the top of the table here.

  • Confidence Vs Resurgence : Mumbai take on Gujarat

    If Malinga plays, he would most likely replace Kiwi pacer Tim Southee, who leaked runs in the game in Bangalore.  Another notable aspect will be lack of dew which becomes a factor during evening matches. (more…)

  • Manjrekar replies to Pollard

    New Delhi : Former cricketer turned commentator Sanjay Manjrekar on Saturday clarified his on-air comments on Kieron Pollard saying he never called him “brainless”.

  • Kohli, Smith look for turnaround as RCB take on Supergiant

    Bengaluru : International captains Virat Kohli and Steven Smith will be eager to stem the rot when Royal Challengers Bangalore square off with Rising Pune Supergiants in an Indian Premier League encounter, here today.

  • Couldn’t have asked for better debut after 34-match wait: Tye

    Rajkot : It was worth the wait for Australian pacer Andrew Tye, who possibly  couldn’t have asked for a better IPL debut after sitting in the dug-out for 34 matches across three editions and two teams.

  • Little India in Singapore

    Singapore City : For the first time in the history of badminton, two Indians will clash in a Super Series final with Kidambi Srikanth taking on B Sai Praneeth at the Singapore Open here on Sunday.

  • Huge temperature range between day and night is making Mumbai sweat

    Mumbai : Though Mumbai’s maximum temperature is still in the mid-30s, it is getting increasingly uncomfortable till sunset. The reason, say weathermen, has to do with the huge difference between the day and night temperatures.

  • Rishab draws with GM Goloschapov

    Mumbai : The South Mumbai chess Academy (SMCA) & IIFL Private wealth management are leaving no stone unturned to train the city kids in the best possible way which will help in developing the game in India. From organizing coaching camps to exposing the players to renowned Grandmasters and conducting International tournaments, SMCA has done it all in the last few years. One such simultaneous Exhibition chess match with Ukrainian Grandmaster Alexander Goloschapov

  • PIFA Colaba U-17 score big victory

    Mumbai : PIFA Colaba FC Under-17 scored an emphatic 8-0 win against Mumbai FC Under-16 in a Second Division match of the MDFA League 2016-2017, and played at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel. Vishal Nair scored a hat-trick, while Nihal Shetty netted a brace.