Free Press Journal
  • Death toll on Gaza-Israel border rises to 7: ministry

    Gaza City : At least seven Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces on Friday,  Gaza’s health ministry said, as bloody clashes flared along the enclave’s border.

  • TN govt to move SC on Cauvery issue

    Madurai/Chennai : The Tamil Nadu government will move the Supreme Court on the issue of constituting the Cauvery Management Board (CMB), Chief Minister K Palaniswami said on Friday.

  • CIL looks to  cut production cost to remain competitive

    Kolkata : Coal India (CIL) is focusing on reducing its production cost by improving productivity and efficiency and remains optimistic to be competitive even as the Central government is allowing commercial coal mining for the private sector, its chief said on Friday.

  • Florida school shooter flooded with fan mail

    Miami : Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old who shot and killed 17 people at a Florida high school, was receiving a massive amount of fan mail from across the US and Europe at the county jail where he was being held, the media reported.

  • LTCG tax to come into effect from April 1

    New Delhi : Several budget proposals including the reintroduction of tax on long term capital gains (LTCG) exceeding Rs 1 lakh from sale of shares will kick in from April 1, the beginning of 2018-19 financial year.

  • Swaraj meets Japanese PM, stresses on friendly ties

    Tokyo : External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe here on Friday. During the meeting, the two leaders discussed ways to further enhance the bilateral ties between India and Japan. Swaraj also conveyed the greetings of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Prime Minister Abe.

  • Carreno, Zverev semis showdown in Miami

    Miami : Pablo Carreno Busta defeated world No.8 Kevin Anderson 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (6) here  to reach the semifinals of the Miami Open tennis tournament.

  • ‘Biggest Taliban network busted in Pak’s Punjab’

     Lahore : Pakistani law enforcement agencies on Friday claimed to have busted the “biggest” Taliban network in the eastern Punjab province with the arrest of six militants, including a suicide bomber, according to media reports here.

  • Kashyap and Sameer in quarters of Orleans Open

    Orleans (France) : Indian shuttlers P Kashyap and Sameer Verma entered the quarterfinals of the Orleans Open World Super 100 tournament with straight game wins in the men’s singles competition here.

  • Joni and Sakshi run away with top honours

    Rohtak : Women boxers from Haryana made it six out of six gold medals whereas in the men’s department, boxers from the SSCB stable reigned supreme winning nine out of their 10 clashes in the 2nd Youth National Boxing Championship here.

  • Russia hits back against EU countries in spy row

    Moscow : Russia on Friday expelled Dutch diplomats and told Britain it had one month to reduce its diplomatic presence in the country, hitting back at EU countries after a coordinated campaign by the UK and its allies over a nerve agent attack on a former spy.

  • Nikhil, Aman shine dazzle as Parsee Gym storm into semis

    Mumbai : Defending champions Parsee Gymkhana charged into the semi-finals as they scored an emphatic 112-run victory over Sind Sports Club in a quarter-final match of the 69thNawab Salar Jung Invitation T20 Cricket Tournament, which is being organised by the Islam Gymkhana under the auspices of the Mumbai Cricket Association and played at the Parsee Gymkhana ground on Friday.

  • Multiple H1B applications would attract rejection, warns USCIS

    Washington : Multiple H-1B applications will lead to rejection of the petitions, a federal American agency has warned foreign workers, days ahead of the initiation of filing process for the non-immigrant visa, popular among Indian techies.

  • Santosh Trophy: It’s Kerala vs Bengal

    Kolkata : Defending champions Bengal will vie for a record 33rd title after setting up a summit clash with Kerala, following their 2-0 win over Karnataka in the semi-finals of the 72nd Santosh Trophy, here on Friday.