Free Press Journal
  • India’s comments will hurt peace: China

    Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said the remarks would disturb peace, which both countries were trying to restore after a military stand-off last year.

  • Big guns fall by the wayside on opening day of Oz Open

    Melbourne : Rafael Nadal dispelled any injury worries to storm into the Australian Open second round on Monday as Venus Williams led a slew of seeds out of the tournament in a dark day for American players.

  • Un-hackable computer network closer to reality

    When quantum computers are fully developed, they will break much of today’s encryption whose security is only based on mathematical assumptions. — Ciaran Lee.

  • 16 killed as gunmen attack Libya airport

    Tripoli: At least 16 persons were killed and 48 others injured on Monday as an outlawed militia group attacked Libya’s Tripoli International Airport with heavy weapons, a medical source said.  “The victims include civilians. The injured have been transferred to several hospitals and clinics in Tripoli,” Abduddayem Al-Rabri, director of Tripoli field hospital, told Xinhua. The Special Deterrent Force in charge of securing the airport said: “The criminal militia known as Bashir

  • If found guilty, Sushil won’t be at CWG: WFI

    New Delhi : President of Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh has said Olympian Sushil Kumar could be banned from participation in the Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2018 if found guilty in a brawl that broke out during trials for the event.

  • India, Israel ink deals in cyber security, oil & gas

    New Delhi : India and Israel on Monday signed nine agreements, including in the areas of cyber security and oil and gas, following delegation-level talks headed by Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Benjamin Netanyahu.

  • Ex-Union Minister Raghunath Jha dies

    New Delhi : Former Union Minister Raghunath Jha died on Monday morning at the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital here due to multiple health problems, doctors said. He was 79.

  • India and Israel will not allow single issue to determine ties

    New Delhi : India and Israel will not allow “a single issue” to determine ties – this was the message given on Monday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu in the backdrop of New Delhi voting against the Jewish country on the Jerusalem issue at the UN.

  • Centre unveils ORR push for 28 metros

    New Delhi : The Indian government is planning to build outer ring roads (ORR) in  28 major cities at an estimated cost of Rs 36,290 crore, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday. Detailed reports for projects worth Rs 21,100 crore are under progress. The projects are a part of the ambitious Bharatmala initiative announced by the Cabinet last year, under which the government envisages development of 84,000 kilometres of national highways

  • Easy wins for England, B’desh

    Queenstown (New Zealand) : England and Bangladesh registered comfortable victories in their respective Group C matches at the ICC Under-19 World Cup on Monday.

  • BJP, Congress workers clash as Rahul Gandhi arrives in Amethi

    Lucknow : Congress and BJP supporters on Monday clashed as Rahul Gandhi arrived in his parliamentary constituency of Amethi — his first visit after taking over the party reins. Both sides fought a pitched battle at the Sagra tri-section as district officials and local police had a tough time in handling the situation. Legislative Council member Deepak Singh had a verbal tiff with ASP Shashi Shekhar after he accused police of siding

  • City’s winning streak ends

    In nine minutes of mayhem, Liverpool triumphs in Premier League thriller

  • Indian ministers give AFF a miss, for Davos

    Hong Kong : India is missing at the Asian Financial Forum (AFF) event in Hong Kong, ostensibly because its ministers and officials have opted for the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos in Switzerland later this month, according to an official. “Indian ministers and officials declined our invite citing lack of time as they have to go for Davos for the four-day WEF from January 23-26,” a Hong Kong Trade Development Council

  • Posters in Amethi depict RaGa as Lord Rama, NaMo as Ravan

    Lucknow : As Rahul Gandhi made first trip to his parliamentary constituency as the Congress president on Monday, posters eulogising him as an incarnation of Lord Rama slaying Prime Minister Narendra Modi, portrayed as the ten-headed demon king Ravan, have appeared at various places in Uttar Pradesh’s Amethi district.

  • Barcelona rallies to beat Real Sociedad

    San Sebastian (Spain) : FC Barcelona strengthened their lead in the Spanish top division football rankings after battling back from a two-goal deficit to trounce Real Sociedad 4-2 on their home turf, where they had not won in more than 10 years.

  • VW reports record sales for 2017

    Detroit : Volkswagen has said that its namesake brand sold more vehicles worldwide in 2017 than ever before, a sign it is recovering from a bruising emissions-cheating scandal three years ago. “We finished 2017 with the best performance ever for Volkswagen,” Herbert Diess, chairman of the Board of Management of the Volkswagen passenger cars brand, said Sunday night at the Detroit Auto Show, reports the AFP. Global sales rose 4.2 per cent