Free Press Journal
  • Rebels defeat UK PM in Brexit vote on key EU withdrawal law

    London : British Prime Minister Theresa May has lost a crucial Brexit vote in the UK Parliament after the rebels in her party backed an amendment giving them a legal guarantee of a say on the final divorce deal struck with the European Union.

  • Bridge connecting Uttarkashi to China border collapses

    Uttarkashi: The lone bridge linking Uttarkashi to the China border collapsed on Thursday, disconnecting dozens of villages and causing inconvenience to daily commuters, especially school-going children and teachers. The makeshift Gangotri bridge collapsed around 6 am when two trucks were crossing it, Uttarkashi District Magistrate Ashish Chauhan said, reports PTI.

  • Man City sets win record

    15 CONSECUTIVE victories in the English Premier League

  • Trump promises giant tax cut as Christmas gift to Americans

    Washington : US President Donald Trump has promised a giant tax cut for Americans as a Christmas gift that he said would deliver more jobs and higher wages. Congressional Republicans reached a deal on Wednesday on final tax legislation], clearing the way for final votes on it next week.

  • Srikanth bows out of Super Series Final

    Dubai : Kidambi Srikanth slumped to his second consecutive defeat after losing to Chinese Taipei’s Chou Tien Chen in straight games, crashing out of the Dubai Super Series Final here on Thursday.

  • Jadhav facing death sentence on concocted charges: MEA

    New Delhi : India on Thursday said that the charges against former Indian Naval officer and an alleged spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, who continues to be held in Pakistani jail, were “concocted” and the trial against him was “farcical”.

  • Mehuli bags 8 gold

    New Delhi : Talented Bengal shooter Mehuli Ghosh won as many as eight gold medals including four in the team event at the ongoing 61st National Shooting Championship Competitions (61st NSCC), here on Thursday.

  • Prohibitory orders in Udaipur after rally in support of ‘Love Jihad’ case accused

    Jaipur : Authorities in Udaipur have imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 in the city while internet has been suspended in Udaipur and Rajsamand after right wing activists took out a rally in support of ‘Love Jihad’ murder accused Shambhulal Raigar and in the wake of a rise in hate messages circulating on social media.

  • 6,700 Rohingyas killed in 1st month of Myanmar violence, says MSF

    Yangon : At least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed in the first month of a Myanmar army crackdown on rebels in Rakhine state that began in late August, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Thursday. The figure is the highest estimated death toll yet of violence that erupted on August 25 and triggered a massive refugee crisis, with more than 620,000 Rohingya fleeing Myanmar for Bangladesh over a three-month period.

  • D-Street not as expensive as global markets: Report

    Mumbai : The domestic market is not expensive compared to its global peers, given the robust corporates earnings in the second-quarter that was one of the best in three years, says a global brokerage. While the price-to-earnings ratio for the market is high, it is not expensive compared to global equities but that is taken care of by the corporate scorecard in Q2 which was one of the best in three years

  • SC ups K’taka’s iron ore mining cap by 5 MTPA

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday increased the cap on iron ore mining in Karnataka, from 30 million tonnes per annum (MPTA) to 35 MTPA, for the A and B category mines. A Bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and R Banumathi passed an interim order following a petition by Samaj Parivartan Samudaya (SPS) and various steel mills in Karnataka that approached the apex court, complaining about the shortage of

  • BPCL fights back to overcome C. Railway

    Mumbai : Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) recovered to overcome Central Railway 3-1 in an all-Mumbai Pool-B league match of the Union Bank of India-52nd Bombay Gold Cup All India Hockey Tournament, played at the MHAL-Mahindra Stadium, Churchgate on Thursday.

  • US policy on North Korea has not changed, says State Department

    Washington : The US State Department said on Thursday that its policy on North Korea “has not changed,” following remarks by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that Washington is ready to talk without prior conditions.