Free Press Journal
  • World No.1 Rafael Nadal starts US Open with comfortable win

    New York: Top seed Rafael Nadal began his quest for a third US Open tennis title by defeating Serbia’s Dusan Lajovic 7-6 (8-6), 6-2, 6-2 to advance to the second round. The match on Tuesday was played under the Arthur Ashe Stadium roof at Flushing Meadows amid heavy rain here, reports Efe.  The 31-year-old Spaniard hit 33 winners against Lajovic, who is ranked 85th in the world.

  • India, Pakistan trade heavy gun firing on LoC

    Jammu: The Indian and Pakistani Army traded heavy fire on Wednesday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. No damage or casualty has been reported.  The Pakistani Army targeted Indian positions on the LoC in the Nowshera sector, Defence Ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Manish Mehta told IANS here.  “Using small arms, automatics and mortars, they started unprovoked shelling and firing at 10.30 a.m. It is still

  • US Open: Roger Federer ousts teen Frances Tiafoe in five-set thriller

    New York: 19-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer rebounded strongly after a shaky start to clinch a thrilling five-set win over 19-year-old American Frances Tiafoe in the opening round of the US Open here on Wednesday.

  • Yogi Adityanath to launch start-up fund for MSMEs today

    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will today inaugurate one of his government’s most ambitious projects – a start-up fund for promoting micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) within the state.

  • Supreme Court extends deadline for mandatory Aadhaar till December 31

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today said it would hear a batch of petitions on Aadhaar-related matters in November after the Centre informed that it will extend till December 31 the deadline to furnish Aaadhar to avail benefits of social welfare schemes.

  • North Korea threatens, says next target is Guam island in United States

    Washington DC: North Korea has threatened the United States by saying that the second step of its military operations involving the Hwasong-12  intermediate-range ballistic missile will be directed at the  US Pacific island of Guam.

  • Rain fury: Mumbai crumbles; Shiv Sena lauds BMC

    Mumbai: Even as the country’s financial capital reeled under the impact of heavy rains, Shiv Sena, which rules the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, today complimented the civic body for ensuring that the situation did not “go out of hand”.

  • Prevent Doklam-like incidents in future: China tells India

    Beijing: China on Wednesday told India to prevent a repeat of the Doklam standoff in future, with its Foreign Minister Wang Yi advising New Delhi to draw lessons from the border incident.

  • Heavy rains claim four lives in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Four persons were washed away in separate incidents in Mumbai following torrential rains since yesterday, the police said.

  • HOT! Ameesha Patel wishes everyone a great week with this sizzling picture

    Ameesha Patel has crossed 40 but she is surely one of the hottest girls in Bollywood. She has stopped ageing it seems and surprises everyone with her hotness and sex appeal. Despite not doing films for a long time, the actress still manages to make it to news thanks to her hot avatar which she proudly promotes on her Instagram handle.

  • Mumbai deluge: More rains this week, warns IMD

    Mumbai: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast “heavy to very heavy rains” in entire coastal Konkan region of Maharashtra, including Mumbai, here on Wednesday.

  • WOW! Vidya Balan clicks a wonderful picture of Kajol and her BFF Manish Malhotra

    Looks like Kajol is on a patch-up spree. Just last month, she sent an olive branch of sorts to friend-turned-foe Karan Johar by liking a picture of his children, Yash and Roohi. Karan Johar later followed her on Instagram. Both were best of friends but things turned sour when Kajol’s husband Ajay Devgn accused Karan Johar of paying Rs 25 lakhs to Kamaal R Khan for sabotaging his film Shivaay. Kajol too

  • Mumbai Rains: At the crack of dawn office goers prepare to leave for home

    Mumbai: Just before the first light of dawn at 4:30 am, office goers stranded at their workplaces – which got converted into makeshift dormitories for the night – made their way to the Churchgate station in south Mumbai to reach home.