Free Press Journal
  • Rohit misses ton in India’s easy win vs Ireland

    Dublin : India’s spin-twin consisting of Kuldeep Yadav (4-21) and Yuzvendra Chahal (3-38) shared seven wickets between them to help India win the opening encounter of the two-match T-20I series against Ireland by 76 runs on Wednesday. Chasing a huge target of 209, Ireland managed to score 132-9. Opener James Shannon top-scored for the hosts with 60 runs.

  • Half of India’s manual scavengers in UP: Survey

    Ahmedabad : Uttar Pradesh has more than half the country’s manual scavengers, an inhuman practice carried on for centuries, according to the latest survey published by the Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

  • Trump seeks vote for immigration reform to end Green Card wait for migrants

    Washington : President Donald Trump today asked US lawmakers to vote for an immigration bill which among other things would end the agonising green card wait for Indian Americans and promote immigration that would enable a much smoother and faster process for legal migration of qualified professionals from countries like India.

  • ECGC, NEIA set to get Rs 2k-cr govt fund boost

    New Delhi : The government on Wednesday approved capital infusion of Rs 2,000 crore to Export Credit Guarantee Corporation (ECGC) to enhance insurance coverage to micro, small medium enterprises exports. It has also approved contribution of grant-in-aid (corpus) of Rs 1,040 crore to National Export Insurance Account Trust (NEIA) to promote project exports.

  • Serena gets seeding, Murray misses out

    London : Seven-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams has been seeded 25 for this year’s women’s singles by the organisers despite being ranked 183 in the world.

  • LeT’s Naveed Jatt and two others killed Bukhari: Cops

    Srinagar : The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday identified the killers of veteran journalist Shujaat Bukhari. According to sources, two of the assailants are from South Kashmir and another is a Pakistani national.The Pakistani militant is Naveed Jutt, who had earlier escaped from police custody from Shri Maharaja Hari Singh hospital in February this year, said a police source. Jutt is associated with the Lashkar-e-Toiba outfit.

  • 62+ Doctors finally get work of teaching and clinical jobs

    New Delhi : In a belated decision after two years of raising the retirement age of doctors in the Central Health Service from 62 to 65 years, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided to move them to medical colleges for teaching and clinical jobs.

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    Trump eases on limiting  Chinese investments

    Washington : President Donald Trump on Wednesday opted for a less confrontational approach to limit Chinese investment in America, which he believes at times poses a serious challenge to national security.

  • Prayers for Thai children, coach trapped in flooded cave

    Mae Sai (Thailand) : Chanting monks in orange robes prayed alongside distraught relatives outside a flooded cave in northern Thailand where 12 children and their football coach have been trapped for days.

  • ‘Over 200 killed in weekend violence in central Nigeria’

    Jos (Nigeria) : More than 200 people were killed in violence against farming communities last weekend in Plateau state, central Nigeria, according to a speech by the governor published on Wednesday.

  • AAP accuses Harsh Vardhan of ‘misguiding’ people over mass cutting of trees

    New Delhi : The Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday accused Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan of “misguiding” people over the plan to cut down over 16,500 trees in the national capital for redevelopment of seven colonies, claiming that his ministry had given environment clearance to the project.

  • Largest-ever security cover for Amarnath Yatra this time

    Srinagar : Vehicles tagged with electromagnetic chips, bike and bullet-proof SUV police convoys and scores of bullet-proof bunkers have been deployed as part of the “biggest-ever” security blanket thrown to secure pilgrims undertaking the Amarnath Yatra that begins in Jammu and Kashmir from Thursday.