Free Press Journal
  • Eggs containing pesticides found in 17 countries: EU

    Brussels : Fifteen European Union countries plus Hong Kong and Switzerland have received eggs contaminated with the pesticide fipronil, the European Commission said on Friday.

  • Guliyev shocks favourite Van Niekerk in 200m

    This was Guliyev’s first title in the world’s major events, as his previous best result in the event was a sliver medal at the 2016 European Championships

  • India end Belgium leg with loss

    New Delhi : The Indian men’s hockey team suffered its second successive loss, going down 1-3 to hosts Belgium in Boom for a disappointing end to the first leg of its ongoing tour of Europe.

  • State Bank of India Q1 NP jumps 5-fold to Rs 2,006 cr; NPAs spike

    New Delhi : The country’s largest lender SBI Friday reported over 5-fold jump in consolidated net profit to Rs 2,006 crore for the June quarter of the current fiscal even as non-performing assets (NPAs) or bad loans spiked sharply. Posting first quarterly earnings after the merger with its five associate banks and Bharatiya Mahila Bank Ltd (BMBL), the state-owned bank said in a statement that its net profit in the April-June quarter

  • ‘Big Three’ are still contenders at World Cship, says Praneeth

    New Delhi : The Indian juggernaut has been rolling in men’s badminton but the talented B Sai Praneeth feels that it’s the ‘Holy Trinity’ of Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei and Chen Long, which will be the runaway title contender at the World Championship in Glasgow, starting August 21.

  • ‘Free speech’ march against Google next week

    Los Angeles : Alt-right protesters are planning a “March On Google” next week, following the US tech giant’s firing of an employee over his internal company memo discussing gender differences in the workforce, the media reported.

  • No industry status to agriculture

    New Delhi : The Government on Friday ruled out status of “industry” to agriculture, but said it was bestowing on the agriculture sector as many benefits as available in the manufacturing sector.

  • Hope Doklam issue gets resolved eacefully: Bhutan

    Kathmandu : India and Bhutan on Friday held their first high-level meeting after the Doklam standoff, with Bhutanese Foreign Minister Damcho Dorji meeting Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here, and expressing hope that the situation is resolved peacefully.

  • ‘N Korean missiles can reach Guam in 14 minutes’

    Washington : If North Korea launches missiles on Guam, it would take only about 14 minutes for the rockets to reach the US territory, the island’s Homeland Security spokeswoman announced.

  • India-origin man in US indicted for bribery

    WASHINGTON: An Indian origin man in the US has been indicted on charges of soliciting and accepting bribes while serving as a government employee. The charges against Anuj Sud, a former Prince George’s County Liquor Board Commissioner, were announced by federal authorities and police earlier this week, Hyattsville Patch news portal reported on Thursday.