Free Press Journal
  • BJP strategising to negate OppN unity

     New Delhi : Senior BJP leaders are brainstorming, working on different strategies to overcome the Opposition ‘unity’ in the Lok Sabha elections next year, though Prime Minister Modi and BJP President Amit Shah have not put their stamp on any of the plans.

  • Qatar Airways to apply for launching Indian airline

    SYDNEY: Qatar Airways will “soon” move an application to launch a full-service airline in India for domestic operations, according to its chief Akbar Al Baker. He said the proposed airline would be fully financed by Qatar’s sovereign fund. It would have Indians heading the board and as most of its members. Baker, who has been Qatar Airways’ Group Chief Executive for over two decades, was elected as the Chairman of the Board

  • Escorts scandal jolts Mexico squad 

    Mexico City : Members of Mexico’s national football squad held a farewell party with around 30 prostitutes before the team travelled to Europe ahead of the World Cup, reports said Tuesday.

  • PIO tries to spike flatmate’s drink to rape her, jailed

    Singapore: A 28-year-old Indian national who spiked his compatriot flatmate’s drink with the intention to rape her was today sentenced to two years and 10 months in jail and three strokes of the cane.

  • Kreishh rallies to down Shahyan to win title

    Mumbai : Khar Gymkhana’s Kreishh Gurbaxani showed plenty of resilience and great fighting qualities as he recorded a come from behind 3-2 win against Shahyan Razmi of Radio Club in the best-of-five frames Sub-Junior snooker final of the Khar Gymkhana BSAM Sub-Junior and Junior Billiards & Snooker State Selection Tournament 2018 and played at the gymkhana’s billiards room.

  • Obama played African-American card to win Modi on Paris climate change: Book

     Washington : The then US President Barack Obama used his African-American card to win over Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the last phase of negotiations at the Paris summit in late 2015, where India was the last holdout as its officials were the toughest negotiators, says a book on his presidency.

  • SP dares BJP to hold UP assembly LS polls together

    LUCKNOW: Buoyed by opposition victory in key Lok Sabha bypolls in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday dared the BJP government at the Centre to hold simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly polls in the state in 2019.

  • Nigeria’s Super Eagles ready to fly

    The ‘Super Eagles’ are well known for their highly entertaining brand of football. Coach Gernot Rohr has identified the fullbacks as the main challenge for Nigeria. To achieve their goals in Russia, the team will rely on young players who will be playing at the World Cup for the first time.

  • J&K sex scandal: five get 10 years in prison

    Chandigarh : A CBI court on Wednesday sentenced five persons, including a former Border Security Force DIG, to 10 years in prison in the 2006 Jammu and Kashmir sex scandal. The quantum of sentence was pronounced by CBI special judge Gaganjeet Kaur here.

  • Kumaraswamy expands Cabinet, amid heartburn

     Bengaluru : Amidst heartburns and threats of resignations, the 15-day-old HD Kumaraswamy ministry in Karnataka was expanded on Wednesday with the induction of 25 ministers.

  • Churches in India are conspiring with Vatican to destabilise govt: VHP

    New Delhi : Amidst veiled criticism of the Modi government by two archbishops, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Wednesday accused churches in India of conspiring with the Vatican as “contract killers to destabilise elected governments” and prop up the “puppet” ones.