Free Press Journal
  • Triple suicide attack near Damascus police HQ: ministry

    Damascus : Three suicide bombers blew themselves up near the main police headquarters building in Syria’s capital Damascus today, killing at least two people, the interior ministry said.

  • Arjen Robben may retire from Netherlands duty

    Amsterdam : Netherlands captain Arjen Robben signalled the end of his international career after his country failed to reach the 2018 World Cup finals despite a 2-0 win over Sweden.

  • No independent woman director at 38% of NSE-listed cos

    New Delhi : About 38 per cent of companies listed on the NSE would have to appoint at least one independent woman director if the recommendation of a high- level panel on corporate governance were to be implemented, according to a report by Prime Database.Of the 1,670 companies listed on National Stock Exchange (NSE), as many as 637 firms need to appoint a woman independent director. The panel headed by eminent banker

  • USA look to keep clean slate, must-win for Colombia

    Navi Mumbai : Title contenders United States of America would like to keep their all-win record intact against a desperate Colombia, who are unlikely to settle for anything less than a victory in a group A encounter of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, here today.

  • Republicans snatch shock win over fancied Western

    Mumbai : Bombay Republicans produced a solid fighting performance to record and stunning 3-2 victory against former champions Western Railway in a Super Division match of the MHAL League 2017-2018, at the MHAL-Mahindra Stadium, Churchgate on Wednesday.

  • Black model in Dove video says ad ‘misinterpreted’

    London : The black model who appeared in a Dove advert which triggered accusations of racism insisted on Wednesday that she was not a victim and that the commercial had been misinterpreted. However, Lola Ogunyemi said viewers were “justified in their initial outrage” over the body wash advert she starred in, which she said had made her “the unwitting poster child for racist advertising”.

  • Maharashtra clinch 15 medals in National Aquatic Championship

    Mumbai : Srihari Nataraj of Karnataka who won the Individual Championships at the Junior Nationals earlier in Pune added the Best Swimmer award of the 71st Glenmark Senior National Championships winning 4 golds 1 silver and 3 New Meet records. He has also qualified for the Youth Olympics to be held in Buenos Aires in November 2018. He edged Sajjan Prakash who won 5 golds and had 2 meet records. Shivani Kataria

  • We are ready to fight it out against Ghana: Jeakson

     New Delhi :History-maker Jeakson Singh, who will be remembered as the one who scored India’s first goal in any FIFA tournament, says the team is “ready to fight it out” in its final group game of the U-17 World Cup against Ghana, here today.

  • Giri nets two in Charkop’s win

    Mumbai : Charkop Football Club showed good form and managed to pull off a narrow 2-1 win N.B. Challengers in a Second Division match of the MDFA League 2017-2018 and played at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel on Wednesday afternoon. The hero of Charkop’s win was striker Aakash Giri who scored both the goals.

  • Lufthansa, Vereinigung Cockpit sign long-term collective labour deal

     Mumbai : German airline Lufthansa and the pilot trade union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) signed a new collective labour agreement (CLA).  The deal agrees up on hiring around more than 700 junior pilots and at least 600 positions for future captains shall be created.

  • RSS rally on Chinese goods

    New Delhi : In an open defiance of the Modi government promoting economic ties with China, the Swadeshi Jagran Manch, the economic front of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, has called for a national rally at Ramlila Maidan here on October 29 to mobilise the people to boycott the Chinese goods and services in “national interest.”