Free Press Journal
  • Pulls plug on Thailand operations by Tata Motors

    NEW DELHI: Tata Motors said it has decided to stop manufacturing operations in Thailand citing viability issues but would continue to sell vehicles in the country through imports.

  • Will kill your kids: Racist man berates Indian-origin couple

     Toronto : An Indian-origin couple has been harassed in Canada by a ‘racist’ white man who yelled that ‘go back to your country’ and threatened to ‘kill’ their children, prompting police to investigate it as a hate crime, according to media reports.

  • Four girls from Maharashtra selected to represent India

    Mumbai : Four girls from Maharashtra have been selected to represent India in the SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship to be played in Bhuta from August 8 to 19. Priyanka Sujeesh, Jahnvi Shetty and Mmehak Lobo, all from Mumbai, and Anjali Barke from Pune were included in the 23-member Indian squad which was announced by AIFF on Tuesday.

  • Indonesian volcano: 500 hikers rescued

    Mataram: More than 500 hikers and their guides have been successfully evacuated from an Indonesian volcano after an earthquake triggered landslides that trapped them on the mountain. Tonnes of rock and mud were dislodged on Mount Rinjani in the 6.4-magnitude quake, which struck early Sunday.

  • French govt faces trust votes over Benalla scandal

    Paris: France’s centrist govt faces confidence votes from both left and right over the scandal surrounding a top aide to President Macron who was filmed manhandling demonstrators. Since Macron’s Republic On The Move party holds a majority in lower-house, the two votes have no chance of bringing down govt. But they condemn what opposition lawmakers call a ‘constitutional crisis’ over revelations that Macron’s office knew that a top security aide, Alexandre Benalla,

  • Minor gets New Zealand to change sexist road signs

    Wellington: The New Zealand Transport Agency will update its signs from “Linemen” to “Line Crew” after receiving a letter from a seven-year-old who pointed out that “women can be line-workers too”. The letter was written by Zoe Carew who became incensed when she saw the “Linemen” signs while on her way to visit her grandparents in the city of Eastbourne, the Guardian reported. The sign “Linemen” indicate that people installing or fixing

  • Divya Deshpande,  Tanmay Rane champs; double for Sampada

    MUIMBAI : International and top seeded Divya Deshpande and unseeded Tanmay Rane bagged their respective women’s and men’s  singles titles in the  MCF-4 Star All -Mumbai table tennis ranking tournament, hosted by Mandpeshwar Civic Federation at their sports complex at Borivali here.

  • Core sector growth hits 7-month high in June

    New Delhi : Steller performance by cement, refinery and coal segments pushed the growth of eight core sectors to seven-month high of 6.7 per cent in June, government data showed on Tuesday.