Free Press Journal
  • ‘Sherin law’ to stop parents leaving their kids at home

    Houston : The tragic death of 3-year-old Indian girl Sherin Mathews may lead to a new law in the US state of Texas which would make it a felony to leave a child alone at home, a media report quoted activists as saying.

  • India’s richest 1% corner 73% of wealth: Survey

    Davos : The richest one per cent in India cornered 73 per cent of the wealth generated in the country last year, a survey showed on Monday, presenting a worrying picture of rising income inequality. Besides, 67 crore Indians comprising the population’s poorest half saw their wealth rise by just one per cent, as per the survey released by international rights group Oxfam, hours before the start of the annual congregation of

  • US will ‘not allow’ Iran to have Nukes

    Jerusalem : US Vice President Mike Pence vowed on Monday in an address to the Israeli parliament that Washington will never allow Iran to develop a nuclear weapon.   “I have a solemn promise to Israel, to all the Middle East and to the world – the United States of America will never allow Iran to acquire a nuclear weapon,” Pence said to applause from Israeli MPs.

  • china gives over 32k solar power generators to Nepal

    Beijing : China has donated over 32,000 solar power generating systems to Nepal to enhance the Himalyan nation’s domestic capacity to combat climate change and to provide electricity to communities that have been without power since the 2015 earthquake.

  • Delhi Deputy CM’s letter to people draws BJP criticism

    New Delhi : Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, in an open letter to the people of the city, on Monday sought support against the disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs on charges of holding “office of profit”.

  • Federer excels, Djoko sinks

    Melbourne : Defending champion Roger Federer charged into his 14th Australian Open quarter-final with a straight-forward win over Hungary’s Marton Fucsovics.

  • S Korea’s Chung Hyeon dumps Novak

    I didn’t know if I was going to win this match, but I was just honoured to play with Novak again. When I was young I was trying to copy Novak because he’s my idol. I can’t believe this, dream’s come true.           — Chung Hyeon

  • Prez cannot reject advice of PM on appointments: Pak SC

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Monday observed that the President cannot reject the advice of the Prime Minister on senior-level appointments and is bound to approve the nominations sent by the Premier.

  • 2 Chhattisgarh tribal boys selected for IIT-D

    Jashpur : Chhattisgarh’s north east Jashpur District was in a joyous mood after two boys were selected to attend courses at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Delhi.

  • Bopanna, Sharan lose in doubles

    India’s Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan lost their respective men’s doubles third round matches in the Australian Open on Monday.

  • Hafiz-Muhammad-Saeed

    Pak won’t allow UN team any direct access to Saeed: Report

    Islamabad : Pakistan will not allow the UN Security Council’s sanctions monitoring committee any direct access to Mumbai attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed or his entities, a media report said on Monday. The monitoring team of the UNSC 1267 Sanctions Committee will visiting Islamabad this week for an assessment of Islamabad’s compliance with the world body’s sanctions regime.

  • Free on the wings of colour

    Indore : Painting their dreams and imaginations, schoolchildren brought magic to white sheets at the annual painting competition, organised jointly by Free Press Journal and DHL Infrabulls International, here on the Free Press premises on Sunday.

  • Halep eases past, Kerber struggles into quarters

    Top seed Simona Halep and German tennis star Angelique Kerber have booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open after winning their respective women’s singles clashes here on Monday.

  • Second straight win for Punjab

    Kolkata : The stylish Yuvraj Singh struck a 34-ball 40 to help Punjab beat Mumbai by three wickets for their second successive win in the Super League stage of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy domestic T20 competition here.

  • 2008 Gujarat blasts conspirator arrested

    New Delhi : The main conspirator of the 2008 Gujarat serial blasts has been arrested following an exchange of fire days ahead of Republic Day, Delhi Police said.