Free Press Journal
  • Pick and stick with Ashes ‘keeper, says Gilchrist

    Sydney : Wicketkeeping great Adam Gilchrist has called on Australian selectors to pick and stick when they decide who will be behind the stumps for the upcoming Ashes series.

  • Judge blocks Transgender military ban

    Washington: A US federal judge has partially blocked enforcement of key provisions of President Donald Trump’s memorandum banning transgender people from serving in the military, the media reported.

  • Benghazi attack suspects arrested

    Washington: US special forces have captured a second key militant linked to the deadly attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi in 2012 which killed the US ambassador to Libya and three other American personnel, reports PTI.

  • Israel and India can do so much more together: Israeli historian Michael Bornstein Oren

    Michael Bornstein Oren (born May 20, 1955) is an American-born Israeli historian, author, politician, former ambassador to the United States (2009–2013), and current member of the Knesset and Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office. He was in India recently, and was extremely optimistic about the growth potential of India-Israel ties. R N Bhaskar of FPJ engaged with him over a telephonic conversation and sought out his views


    Though the AFSPA provides protection to the forces from prosecution or challenge in the civil courts, the Army on its own punishes anyone found violating the guidelines issued by the Army chief and other directives.

  • N-test triggered tunnel collapse, 200 died in Sept

    Tokyo : More than 200 people are feared to have died when a tunnel caved in at North Korea’s nuclear test site after its latest detonation, a Japanese news report said on Tuesday, reports AFP.

  • Age prime factor in compensation for fatal accidents

    New Delhi : The Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on Tuesday laid down how the age of a road accident deceased should be factored for compensation to the victim’s family under the Motor Vehicles Act.

  • 7 held for parading girl naked

    Dera Ismail Khan:  Police in Pakistan have arrested seven men for parading a young woman through a village naked in connection with a dispute over family honour.

  • Woman harassed after false ID in Sherin case

    Houston : An Indian-origin woman, whose name closely resembles to that of Sherin Mathews’s mom, has received a barrage of unwanted attention on social media in a case of mistaken identity after the 3-year-old Indian girl was found dead, reports PTI.

  • Clinton campaign colluded with Russia: White House

    Washington : The White House on Monday claimed that there is clear evidence that former presidential nominee Hillary Clinton colluded with Russia to spread wrong information about President Donald Trump, reports PTI.

  • Ex-CM Dhumal is BJP’s face in Himachal

    New Delhi : Bhartiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Tuesday finally named the party’s 2-time chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal(73) as the party’s chief ministerial candidate in the November 9 Assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh to counter 4-time Congress CM Virbhadra Singh(83) leading the party once again.

  • Cong taunts BJP for putting Sardar Patel on pedestal

    New Delhi  : Congress communication chief Randeep Singh Surjewala ridiculed the BJP for its programmes on the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the first Home Minister of India, on Tuesday, to appropriate his legacy, saying it’s an irony that “an ideology that wanted him hanged is engaged in political chanting of his name.”

  • Days of Lin Dan and Lee Ching over, says Kidambi Srikanth

    Hyderabad : In the best form of his life after winning four Super Series titles in five months, star India shuttler Kidambi Srikanth has said that the days of domination of Lin Dan or Lee Chong Wei are over and the tournaments are wide open than ever.

  • Sidhu clinches gold, Deepak gets bronze

    Brisbane : Heena Sidhu claimed the 10m air pistol gold, while Deepak Kumar fetched a silver in the 10m air rifle event to give India a fine start at the Commonwealth Shooting Championships.

  • ‘North Korea attack fears an exaggeration’

    Pyeongchang : With little more than 100 days to go before the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, chief organiser Lee Hee-Beom has dismissed fears of a potential attack by the nuclear-armed North as an “exaggeration”.

  • ‘Witchcraft helped us win’

    Colombo : Sri Lanka’s surprise two-match Test cricket win against Pakistan this month was down to witchcraft, captain Dinesh Chandimal said on Tuesday, drawing mockery on social media.