Free Press Journal
  • Ashes 2017-18: Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood lead Australia to second Test win at Adelaide

    Adelaide: Pacemen Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood spearheaded Australia to a crushing 120-run win over England to open up a 2-0 lead in the five- Test Ashes series in Adelaide on Wednesday. Hazlewood snuffed out England’s outside hopes of a come-from-behind victory when he dismissed captain Joe Root in the third over of the final day of the first-ever day-night Ashes Test. Starc mopped up the tail to finish with five for

  • President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

    Washington: US President Donald Trump will recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and will direct the State Department to initiate the process of moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, according to senior administration officials. According to senior administration officials, Trump is expected to make the announcement along with his policy at about 1 pm (local time) on Wednesday (11.30 pm IST).

  • Barack Obama leaves behind Donald Trump in Twitter Top 10 of 2017

    San Francisco: US President Donald Trump is perhaps the world’s most famous Twitter user, but the most popular post of 2017 was from… Barack Obama. Three tweets by the former US leader made it onto Twitter’s Top 10 list of retweeted messages for this year but there were none from Trump despite his prolific use of the platform.

  • Sensex down 100 points as RBI policy decision looms

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex fell further by 100 points in early trade today due to selling in interest-sensitive stocks ahead of RBI’s policy announcement later in the day.

  • #26YearsOfAjayDevgn: Top 15 dialogues of Ajay Devgn – The Ultimate Singham of Bollywood

    The talented actor Ajay Devgn completed 26 years in Bollywood on November 23. Phool Aur Kaante, his debut film, released on this day in 1991 and it became a significant film as it gave Bollywood this macho hero. With his versatility, Ajay has proved that he can excel in any type of role be it comic, action-oriented, emotional or dramatic. In these 26 glorious years, he has

  • Why India’s road ahead is a rather promising one

    Never before has the scope of the roads sector been enhanced as with the current government, and under the ministership of Nitin Gadkari. Today, the National highways — which accounted for anywhere between 55,000-70,000 km out of 3.5 million km of roadways in India  — has been expanded to account for around 2 lakh km. This has become possible because roads that used to belong to the state have

  • Madras High Court refuses to stay order banning sand mining

    Madurai: The Madras High Court today declined to stay its single judge’s order directing the Tamil Nadu government to stop all sand mining and quarrying activities in the state within six months.

  • Plot to kill British PM Theresa May foiled

    London: A terror plot to assassinate British Prime Minister Theresa May has been foiled, according to Sky News. The law enforcement agencies have arrested Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20, from north London and Mohammed Aqib Imran, 21, from south-east Birmingham.

  • Cyclone Ockhi: Nirmala Sitharaman assures rescue operations won’t stop

    Ahmedabad (Gujarat): Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday assured that the rescue operations in the aftermath of cyclone Ockhi are making every attempt to bring back stranded fishermen in the sea. Sitharaman’s statement comes after she recently visited Kerala and Tamil Nadu where she held talks with the chief ministers of both the states, and also held meetings with police personnel and Indian Navy officials to discuss the rescue operations.