Free Press Journal
  • US withdraws from UNESCO

    Washington : The United States on Thursday announced it will withdraw from the UNESCO, accusing the UN’s cultural body of “anti-Israel” stance. The withdrawal will take effect on December 31, 2018.

  • Pyongyang will shower fire on US: N Korea minister

    Pyongyang : North Korea will “shower fire” on the US in response to the threats by its President Donald Trump, the regime’s Foreign Minister has said.

  • Bengaluru FC ‘B’ ready for the inaugural season

     Bengaluru : Bengaluru FC announced a 28- member squad which will be part of the club’s first ever reserve side, known as Bengaluru FC ‘B’, for the 2017-18 season.

  • IT hiring pattern remains strong: Experts

    Hyderabad : Hiring in the information technology sector in India is intact, senior industry figures said, discounting reports of reduced employment opportunities in the second half of the current fiscal for IT professionals. They said with IT companies continuing to grow, there is nothing abnormal on the recruitment front and added survey reports talking about hiring intentions slackening in the October 2017-March 2018 period don’t reflect ground reality.

  • India top medal tally in Track Asia Cup

    New Delhi : India topped the medal tally with seven gold, nine silver and five bronze medals in the Track Asia Cup at the IGI Sports Complex here on Thursday.

  • Dena bank union to hold protest Friday

    Mumbai : Protesting against the merger of Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank (as per various reports), the All India Dena Bank Employees Co-ordination Committee and All India Dena Bank Officers’ Union decided to hold a protest on October 13. It will start at 10 amand end at 5 pm. Around 100 people will attend the dharna,Maharashtra State Bank Employees Federation, general secretary, Devidas Tuljapurkar said.

  • Trump has lit fuse of war’

    Moscow:  US President Donald Trump “lit the fuse of war” against North Korea with his provocative comments to the United Nations last month, North Korea’s foreign minister has told the Russian TASS news agency. Trump has engaged in an escalating war of words with North Korean strongman Kim Jong-un, trading insults amid rising tensions between the two nuclear-armed rivals. “With his belligerent and mad address to the UN, it can be said

  • Americans fear World War III: Survey

    New York : Frequent spats with North Korea and a “reckless” attitude displayed by US President Donald Trump have prompted the fear of a World War III among most Americans, a survey has revealed.

  • Veera United down Rukhi Samaj

    Mumbai : Veera United recovered from a first half 0-1 deficit to overcome Charoter Rukhi Samaj in a well-contested Second Division match of the MDFA League 2017-2018 and played at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel on Thursday afternoon. Suraj Makhwana scored in the 20th minute to give Rukhi Samaj the lead before Veera United fought back and scored twice through Inas Pereira in the 59th minute and Karle Pranav in the 65th

  • Indian FC score narrow 1-0 win

    Mumbai :Defending champions Indian FC shrugged off a spirited challenge from KVB Trapich to clinch a close 1-0 win in an absorbing Men’s Open 6th round match of the 17th Kalina Football League 2017, organised by the Our Lady of Egypt Church Sports Committee, and played at the Our Lady of Egypt Church grounds, Kalina. Enterprising striker Kalpesh Rane scored the crucial winning goal to secure Indian FC’s victory and take away