Free Press Journal
  • Trump, Putin met secretly in Germany: White House

    Washington : US President Donald Trump met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at a second, previously undisclosed chat during the G20 summit in Germany this month, the White House confirmed on Wednesday, raising new questions about their relationship.

  • Oppn walks out of Lok Sabha seeking debate over farmers’ plight

    New Delhi : Opposition parties led by the Congress on Wednesday walked out of the Lok Sabha after the Chair rejected a demand to immediately discuss issues related to farmer’s plight even as the government said the matter was listed for discussion under Rule 193.

  • China’s Communist Party asks members to give up religion

    Beijing : In a controversial move, China’s ruling Communist Party has directed its nearly 90 million members to shun religion for maintaining party unity, warning that religious belief is a “redline” for the cadres and those who resist would be punished.

  • England seamer Mark Wood fit for Third Test

    London : England fast bowler Mark Wood has been passed fit for next week’s Third Test against South Africa at The Oval after scans revealed no serious injury on his left heel.

  • With brand new transplanted hands, 10 Year old US Boy swings a bat

    London : The world’s first child to receive a double hand transplant – a 10-year-old boy from the US – is now able to write, dress and even play baseball, say doctors, declaring the pioneering surgery a success.

  • Easy win for Companeroes in 16th Bandra West Football League

    Mumbai : Companeroes SC had things very much under control and stromed to a facile 7-0 win against Baze FC in a Boys’ Under-14 match of the Baba Siddique & Zeeshan Siddique sponsored 16th Bandra West Football League conducted by the Bandra West Football Association, and played at the Supari Talao municipal grounds. The tournament is played under the auspices of the Mumbai District Football Association.

  • IGL gets retail licence for Gurugram ops

    New Delhi : Indraprastha Gas Ltd on Wednesday said it has got a licence to retail CNG to automobiles and piped natural gas to households in parts of Gurugram in Haryana.

  • Nagaland: Zeliang sworn in as CM, party expels him

    Kohima : On a day of fast-moving political developments, T R Zeliang was on Wednesday sworn in as the new chief minister of Nagaland replacing Shurhozelie Liezietsu, who was sacked by Governor P B Acharya.

  • Trump nominates Huntsman as US envoy to Russia

    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has announced his intention to nominate veteran diplomat and former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman as next Ambassador to Russia, the White House has said.

  • Darjeeling: Police vehicle, community hall torched

    Darjeeling : Incidents of violence and vandalism rocked in the northern West Bengal hills again as the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha-sponsored indefinite shutdown pressing for a seperate state of Gorkhaland, continued for the 35th day on Wednesday.