Free Press Journal
  • Brazilian fans relieved after Neymar’s return 

    Liverpool : Neymar needed only 23 minutes to reassure Brazilians that his recovery is right on track for the World Cup. Three months after undergoing surgery on his right foot, Neymar returned to action for Brazil and inspired a 2-0 win over Croatia in an international friendly that showed fans, teammates and coach Tite that he’s in good shape for Russia.

  • Furore over ‘disgusting’ kiss by Philippine Prez Duterte

     Manila : Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte drew condemnation on Monday after kissing a Filipino woman onstage during his visit to South Korea, prompting outraged activists to call it “disgusting”.

  • Anti-nuclear group offers to foot summit bill for Kim

    Tokyo:  A Nobel Prize-winning anti-nuclear group offered on Monday to pay for next week’s historic summit between the US and North Korea — including the delicate issue of Kim Jong Un’s hotel bill.

  • Plea filed in SC to raise judges’ strength four-fold

    NEW DELHI: Advocate Ashwini Upadhyay has filed a PIL in the Supreme Court for speedy justice on behalf of NGO Bhartiya Matdata Sangathan seeking directives to the government to increase the strength of the judges four fold to reduce pendency of cases from 15 to three years.

  • Sacred Heart Parish emerge champs

    Mumbai : Sacred Heart Parish, Vashi dished out a spirited performance as they recovered brilliantly to score a hard-fought 2-1 win against St. Blaise Parish, Amboli in an absorbing and keenly contested the final of the 2nd Bishop Allwyn D’Silva Rink Football Championship, organised by the Sports Council of St. John the Baptist Church, Thane and played at the Church ground.

  • Law against women’s indecent depiction on multimedia soon

    New Delhi: With the development of new forms of communication, such as internet and multi-media messaging, the government has decided to bring these media under the remit umbrella of the law against indecent representation of women, an official statement said on Monday.

  • JVPGC retains title; Andheri YMCA supreme

    MUMBAI : With  former state champion and No.1 Noel Pinto leading from the front, the holders Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana Club remained unscathed  to retain their hold on the trophy in the five-team Division I League of the MSDTTA  Inter-Club Table Tennis League, held at their club here on Sunday. What was most remarkable feature of JVPGC’s triumph apart from Noel’s contribution, was the show put up by juniors Dev Shroff, Akshat

  • NKorea ‘military reshuffle’ raises eyebrows in Seoul

     Seoul : Seoul is monitoring developments in the North’s military, it said on Monday after reports Pyongyang replaced three of its top military officials ahead of a summit with the United States.

  • AI sexual abuse case: Maneka orders probe

    New Delhi : Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday directed the head of the Internal Complaints Committee of Air India to complete within June the inquiry into a complaint of sexual harassment lodged by an air hostess of the national carrier against its senior executive.

  • Jordan PM resigns after anti-austerity protests

    Amman : Jordanian Prime Minister Hani Mulki resigned on Monday after he was summoned by King Abdullah II over growing protests against his government’s austerity measures, a government source said.

  • Singapore re-sanctifies 148-year-old Hindu temple

    Singapore : Communications and Information Minister S Iswaran and priests flown in from India led some 10,000 devotees at a ceremony to re-sanctify a 148-year old Hindu temple here.