Free Press Journal
  • Nadal kills curse of 100 club

    London : World number one Rafael Nadal breezed into the Wimbledon second round on Tuesday with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 win over Israel’s Dudi Sela as the Spaniard returned to action for the first time since claiming his 11th French Open title.

  • Burari deaths: Cops suspect Bhatia family had ‘shared psychosis’

     New Delhi  : The police suspect that the Bhatia family, whose 11 members were found dead on July 1 in their house at Burari in North Delhi under mysterious circumstances, might have been suffering from ‘shared psychosis.’

  • WTO has treated US very badly; hope it mends  ways, says Trump

    Washington : US President Donald Trump has warned of “doing something” with regard to the World Trade Organization (WTO), which he said has treated America very badly. The president was addressing reporters during a joint media appearance with Prime Minister of Netherlands Mark Rutte on Monday.

  • We took performance to next level, says Sreejesh

    Bengaluru : Disappointed he may be for not winning the gold at the Champions Trophy but India hockey captain P R Sreejesh insisted that the players took the game to the next level in Breda and it will help them do well at the Asian Games and the World Cup at home.

  • PM: I am not a Shahenshah

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said he is “not a Shahenshah or an imperious ruler” unaffected by the warmth of the people and gains strength from his interactions with the public.

  • ECC ‘Elfies Hornets’ make a flying start

    Mumbai : Last year’s runners-up ECC ‘Elfies Hornets’ launched their campaign in a strong, positive fashion, convincingly winning their opening round (first week) match of the Otters-BSAM Snooker League 2018, co-supported by Z3 Zodiac Clothing.

  • Trump interviews Indian-American Amul Thapar for SC justice nominee

    Washington : Prominent Indian-American judge Amul Thapar has emerged as a “serious” candidate to replace retiring US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy after President Donald Trump interviewed him and three others, a media report said today. Justice Kennedy, 81, announced his retirement from the US Supreme Court last week. He met Trump at the White House soon after he told his colleagues in the Supreme Court that July 31 would be his

  • Not targetting absolute No 1 slot, market of 3 large players ideal: Airtel

    New Delhi : Bharti Airtel on Tuesday said it is not targeting to be the absolute number one mobile service provider as it sees three large private players eventually remaining in the market as an “ideal and sustainable” model for the growth of the sector.

  • Simultaneous polls: Law panel fixes all-party consultation

    New Delhi : After most of the opposition parties not warming up to a proposal for holding the simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly elections, the Law Commission has fixed a 2-day consultation with all national and recognised state parties here on July 7 and 8 to give a push to the proposal.

  • ICC’s stricter sanctions for ball-tampering

    Dubai : Tampering with the ball could now lead to a ban of up to six Tests or 12 ODIs after the International Cricket Council (ICC) made it a level 3 transgression besides adding obscenity and personal abuse to the list of offences in a bid to ensure better behaviour on the field.

  • Poisoned spy’s niece is running for office in Russia

    Moscow : The niece of a former Russian spy who was poisoned in Britain is running for a seat in a regional legislature in Russia on the ticket of a Kremlin-controlled party.

  • Hamas tried to spy on soldiers with fake dating apps: Israel

    Tel Aviv : The Israeli military said it had uncovered a plot by Hamas militants to spy on soldiers by befriending them on social media and then luring them into downloading fake dating applications that gave Hamas access to their smartphones.  A senior intelligence officer said Hamas initially reached out to the soldiers through Facebook, often posing as young women, and then moved the relationship over to the WhatsApp texting service.  Following

  • India announces 524 athletes for Asian Games 

    New Delhi : The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Tuesday announced  a 524-member contingent of athletes for the August 18-September 2 Asian Games in Indonesia where they will vie for medals in 36 disciplines.

  • Ex-Malaysian premier Najib Razak arrested

    Kuala Lumpur : Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak was arrested by country’s anti-graft agency from his Taman Duta home in Kuala Lumpur. An unmarked car with policemen arrested Najib at approximately 2.35 pm Malaysia Time. Najib has been under investigation over the misappropriation of billions of dollars from Malaysia’s 1MDB infrastructure fund. He has consistently denied wrongdoing. He will be charged in court on Wednesday at 8.30 am, said the 1MDB