Free Press Journal
  • Ivanka shuts fashion brand

    Washington: US President Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka has decided to close down her fashion brand.

  • More on Rafale graft from Rahul

    New Delhi : Congress President Rahul Gandhi remains focused on the Modi government’s biggest defence scam, putting in perspective every day different aspects of its Rafale fighter aircraft purchase.

  • Privilege motions of both sides ‘under consideration’

    New Delhi : Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday said the privilege motions of the Congress and the BJP members on the Rafale fighter jet purchase are “under consideration.” She takes the final decision on which motions to be referred to the privilege committee of the House, if at all.

  • Ramkumar, Paes exit from Atlanta Open

    New Delhi : After the high of Hall of Fame Open, India’s Ramkumar Ramanathan made a first round exit from the ATP Atlanata Open singles while veteran Leander Paes too was ousted from the hard court tournament.

  • Want to make real deal on Iran nukes: Prez

    Washington: President Trump said the US is ready to make a “real deal” with Iran over its nuclear programme, days after he warned Tehran of historic consequences for threatening America. Trump in May pulled the US out of the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement struck by the Obama administration, calling it the “the worst” deal ever negotiated.


    New Delhi : The Mumbai-based Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) founded by Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik was banned under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in November 2016 but India has not succeeded so far in getting a Red Corner notice issued by the INTERPOL to get him extradited to face court trial in the country.

  • Four PIOs in Fortune’s 40 under 40 list of most influential people in business

    Four persons of Indian-origin, including three women, were named by Fortune among 40 most influential and inspiring young people in business under age 40. Instagram cofounder and CEO Kevin Systrom and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, both 34, are tied for first place. General Motors chief finance officer Dhivya Suryadevara is at the 4th spot, followed by Vimeo CEO Anjali Sud (14), cofound.

  • After MCA, Kerala CA protests against domestic schedule

    New Delhi : A day after Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) raised its objection regarding the scheduling of the domestic calender, Kerala Cricket Association on Wednesday turned the heat on GM (Cricket Operations) Saba Karim, asking him to change the scheduling of National U-16 Championship for the Vijay Merchant Trophy.

  • IMA threatens stir if Parliament passes NMC Bill

    New Delhi : The Indian Medical Association (IMC) on Wednesday threatened to launch a stir if the “crassly pro-rich” National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill is passed by Parliament.

  • Sehwag and Gambhir in DDCA Cricket Committee

    New Delhi : Having won many a battle for India on the cricket field, the hit opening pair of Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir will now be padding up together off the field after being named in the newly formed Cricket Committee of Delhi & Districts Cricket Association (DDCA).

  • Over 50 killed in IS suicide attack in Syria

    Damascus: More than 50 people were killed on Wednesday in a series of suicide bombings and gun attacks claimed by the Islamic State terror group on government-held parts of south-western Syria. The attacks took place in and around the government-held city of Suweida. The IS claimed the attacks via its outlet on the messaging app Telegram.

  • Setback for Maran Brothers, HC allows CBI appeal against discharge

    Chennai : In a setback for former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother-cum-media baron Kalanithi Maran, the Madras High Court on Wednesday set aside a trial court order discharging them from the BSNL illegal telephone exchange case.

  • Twins run for US office – for rival parties friends or foes

    Kentwood (US) : The African American sisters running for local office in the US state of Michigan forged an unbreakable bond during a childhood tarred by abuse. They wear the same white dress and even finish each other’s sentences.

  • Pawan slams 282 in colts’ 613-8

    Hambantota (Sri Lanka) : Young Maharashtra batsman Pawan Shah smashed 282, the second highest individual score in U-19 internationals, along with six consecutive boundaries in an over as India posted a mammoth 613 for 8 against Sri Lanka on the second day of the final ‘Youth Test’ here on wednesday.