Free Press Journal
  • Jerusalem move gets ugly

    Tens of thousands protest on Gaza border, 52 dead in clashes

  • Rupee hits 16-month low against US dollar

    Mumbai : The embattled rupee suffered yet another blow on Monday — falling by 18 paise to end at a fresh 16-month low of 67.51 against the US currency on heavy dollar purchases and sustained fund outflows from equities.

  • Familiarity with Wankhede wicket helped me, says Buttler

    Mumbai : Brimming with confidence after smashing his fifth successive half-century, in-form Jos Buttler said familiarity of the Wankhede track helped him score runs as Rajasthan Royals beat Mumbai Indians by seven wickets to keep play-off holes alive.

  • PM Modi to meet Putin on May 21

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Russia on May 21 for an informal summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, the government said on Monday. Modi will travel to Russia at Putin’s invitation.

  • ‘N Korea will never fully give up Nuke weapons’

    Seoul : North Korea will never completely give up its nuclear weapons, a top defector said ahead of leader Kim Jong Un’s landmark summit with US President Donald Trump next month.

  • Airtel gets DoT nod for Telenor merger gets

    New Delhi : The Department of Telecom (DoT) on Monday approved the merger of Telenor India with Bharti Airtel, according to an official source.

  • Latest test was 10 times stronger than Hiroshima

    Singapore : North Korea’s latest and largest underground nuclear test last year was powerful enough to move a mountain, say scientists who found that the bomb was 10 times stronger than the one dropped by the US on Hiroshima during World War II.

  • Two families in suicide bombings, says police

    Surabaya : A family of five, including a child, carried out the suicide bombing of a police headquarters in Indonesia’s second city Surabaya on Monday, police said, a day after a deadly wave of attacks on churches staged by another family.

  • HUL net rises 14% on volume growth

    New Delhi : FMCG major Hindustan Unilever (HUL) on Monday reported a 14.2 per cent increase in its standalone net profit at Rs 1,351 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31, helped by a strong double digit volume growth.

  • Terror : Trump seeks to change thought process

    Washington : US President Donald Trump on Monday said countries must “open their eyes” and change their “thought process” on how to tackle terrorism, following the latest attack linked to the Islamic State in France.

  • Three more cos under SFIO lens

    New Delhi : The Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) is probing three companies — Ruchi Soya, Sterling Biotech and Kanishk Gold — that are already under the regulatory scanner for loan defaults, according to an official source.

  • ‘Rahane will soon return to ODI squad’

    New Delhi : Terming Ajinkya Rahane as a “quality player”, spin great Shane Warne reckons that Rajasthan Royals’ skipper Rahane will soon return to the Indian limited-over squads. After a below par show with the six-match ODI squad in South Africa earlier this year, Rahane was excluded from the 16-man ODI squad for the three-match series in England in July. The 29-year-old was involved in a match-winning partnership with Virat Kohli in

  • Vedanta-Electrosteel deal gets approval

    New Delhi : Metals and mining giant Vedanta on Monday said it has got the go-ahead from fair trade watchdog CCI to acquire the bankrupt Electrosteel Steels.

  • Musician who worked for Hindu-Muslim unity is no more

    Johannesburg : The South African Indian community is mourning the demise of musician and singer Ramesh Hassan, who changed his Muslim birth name to foster communal harmony in the country through his music.

  • I consider myself an all-format cricketer: Nair

    Kolkata : Back in the Indian Test cricket team after more than a year, middle-order batsman Karun Nair says he is now working to become an all-format player in future.

  • Paytm to invest Rs 5K cr to boost e-transactions

    New Delhi : Digital payments major Paytm on Monday said it will invest Rs 5,000 crore over the next three years as it looks to enhance bank transfer and other payments facilities for customers through its platform.