Free Press Journal
  • Porn star sues Trump’s lawyer

    San Francisco: Stormy Daniels, the porn star who alleges of having an affair with Donald Trump, has filed a lawsuit for defamation against the US President’s personal attorney Michael Cohen, the media reported.

  • Sindhu suffers injury scare ahead of CWG

    New Delhi : Olympic and world championship silver medallist P V Sindhu today suffered an injury scare but there is no immediate threat to her participation in the Commonwealth Games starting next month.

  • Telecom sector revenue dips

    New Delhi : Gross revenue of telecom services providers fell 8.1 per cent while the licence fee collected by the government dropped 16 per cent year-on-year in the quarter ended on December 31, 2017, a report by regulator Trai said.

  • Christian group complains against musician Illayaraja

    CHENNAI: A fringe Christian group on Tuesday lodged a police complaint against Padma Vibhushan music maestro Illayaraja for what it said was “hurting the community’s sentiments” with his comments on Jesus Christ’s resurrection.

  • Kerala pips Bengal to top group in Santosh Trophy

     Kolkata : Kerala rode on K P Rahul’s late strike to edge defending champions Bengal 1-0 and enter the semifinals as group A toppers in the national football championship for the 72nd Santosh Trophy here on Tuesday.

  • Bengal violence: Heavy police force deployed in Raniganj 

    Raniganj : Heavy police force was deployed on Tuesday in the Raniganj area of West Bengal, a day after clashes broke out between two groups over a Ram Navami procession, killing one person and injuring two police officers, a district official said.

  • Indians in UK at risk of modern-day slavery

    London : The number of Indian nationals recorded as potential victims of modern day slavery in the UK has increased to 140 last year from 100 in 2016,  according to the official UK government statistics.

  • PAC sub-committee suggests probe of 35 jewellery houses

    New Delhi : A sub-committee of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has recommended that the ED and the CBI should probe as many as 35 jewellery houses in the country for misusing the 80:20 gold import scheme launched in 2013, for alleged money laundering, members of the panel said.

  • Argentina have a ‘debt’ to settle at World Cup: Messi

    Buenos Aires : Argentina captain Lionel Messi admitted that his generation has a score to settle at the World Cup in Russia after a series of agonising near misses in major tournaments.

  • Start UDAN flights soon, says AAI to Air Deccan and Air Odisha

    New Delhi : Taking note of long delays, state-owned Airports Authority of India (AAI) has now given a month’s time to Air Deccan and Air Odisha to start operations on routes bagged by them in the first round of bidding under the regional air connectivity scheme, according to officials.

  • Sri Lanka dumps bullet proof vehicles, LTTE ship

    Colombo : Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday dumped in sea several bullet proof vehicles, including an LTTE ship, used by former presidents during the three-decade long civil war to prevent them from falling into “wrong hands”.

  • Dutch give Koeman first win  by cruising past Portugal’

    Geneva : Ronald Koeman claimed his first win in charge of the Netherlands national team as the Dutch cruised to a comfortable 3-0 friendly victory over an uninspired Portugal in Geneva on Monday.

  • Raj: Hate crime accused deified on Ram Navami

    Jodhpur : Shambhu Lal Regar, accused of murdering a Muslim man, Afrazul, was deified in a procession taken out by right-wing groups on the occasion of Ram Navami here on Sunday, a matter which the police are now looking into, officials said. Regar, who is presently behind bars, is accused of hacking Afrazul in the Rajsamand district of Rajasthan. A chilling video of the hate-crime had gone viral sending shock-waves across the

  • India & China to draw broad framework for bilateral trade

    New Delhi : India and China have agreed to draw a roadmap with clear timelines to boost bilateral trade in a sustainable manner, the commerce ministry said. Trade and other related issues were discussed during the meeting of China-India joint-group on economic relations, trade, science and technology.

  • Can’t bar technology over fear of misuse, asserts CEC

    New Delhi : One cannot bar the use of modern technology over fear of its misuse, Chief Election Commissioner O.P. Rawat said on Tuesday to a query on harvesting of voter data by political parties and candidates’ apps. Rawat also urged information technology professionals in Bengaluru – India’s IT hub – to help prevent any “malicious, divisive or targeted social media campaigns connected with any harvesting of data, etc”.

  • Sudha Patil, Vaibhav Shinde bag double crown

    MUMBAI : Abhyuday Banks Vaibhav Shinde & Sudha Patil claimed men & women single and doubles titles in the Apna Sahakari Bank sponsored Inter Co-operative Banks Carrom Tournament, as part of their 58th anniversary celebration organised by Co-Operative Bank Employees Union at Co-operative Bank Employees Union Office at Dadar.

  • Coal India eyes road route to meet the growing demand

    New Delhi : In order to overcome supply  hurdles, state-run Coal India is looking at effective utilisation of road network to deliver dry fuel to customers, specially power plants, a source said.