Free Press Journal
  • Ivanka Trump arrives in Hyderabad to attend GES

    Hyderabad: Ivanka Trump, the advisor and daughter of US President Donald Trump, arrived here today to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), a senior official of the Telangana government said.

  • Twitter suspends 45 suspected propaganda accounts

    San Francisco: Twitter has suspended 45 new accounts suspected of spreading propaganda related to Brexit, US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

  • Riding a socio-political bandwagon

    It’s not only because of Narendra Modi, Donald Trump and Xi Jinping that future historians may call this the Age of the Social Media. The Washington-based Freedom House think tank reckons that on-line disruption tactics played an important part in the election campaigns of at least 18 countries in the past 12 months. Britain’s prime minister, Theresa May, is on the warpath accusing Vladimir Putin of waging the Cold War in cyberspace.

  • Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed released from house arrest

    Lahore: Mumbai mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has been released from house arrest in Lahore. Police guards have been removed from his residence where a large number of supporters gathered to celebrate the end of his house arrest. His social media spokesman announced in a tweet that Hafiz Saeed is a free man.

  • Michael Flynn cuts ties with President Trump, indicating cooperation with Mueller

    Washington: United States President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s lawyers have told the President’s legal team that they can no longer discuss the probe by special counsel Robert Mueller. The move could be an indication of Flynn’s cooperation with the investigation into whether Trump aides colluded with Russia in the U.S. election last year, reported the New York Times.

  • Ivanka Trump’s India visit to be mix of business, history

    Hyderabad: US President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump’s visit to India next week will not be just a trip to attend the business conclave as she will also be exploring this historic city of pearls.

  • Trump administration plans to scrap net neutrality

    New York: The Donald Trump appointed Federal Communications Commission proposes to dismantle all rules that ensure equal access to the internet. Once these rules that ensure equal access to the internet are dismantled, it will clear the way for internet service companies to charge users more to see certain content and to curb access to some websites.

  • GES 2017, a testament to ‘strong’ India-US friendship, says Ivanka Trump

    Washington: The Global EntrepreneurshipSummit 2017 being hosted by India along with the US is a testament to the “strong friendship” between the two countries, US President Donald Trump’s daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump said today. Ivanka, 36, is headed to India after Thanksgiving ritual.She is leading a high-powered American delegation of officials, women entrepreneurs and businessmen for the GES in Hyderabad from November 28-30.

  • New York attack suspect Sayfullo Saipov faces expanded 22-count indictment

    New York: The Uzbek immigrant accused of killing eight people in New York in the name of the IslamicState group has been slapped with murder charges, US prosecutors said today. A grand jury returned a 22-count indictment against Sayfullo Saipov after prosecutors initially announced only two: provision of material support and resources to a foreign terrorist organization, and violence and destruction of motor vehicles.

  • New US sanctions on North Korea ships, Chinese traders

    Washington: The United States has unveiled new sanctions targeting North Korean shipping and Chinese traders doing business with Pyongyang, again raising the pressure on the pariah state to abandon its nuclear programme. The measures came a day after President Donald Trump declared North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism, a spot on a US blacklist Pyongyang had shed nearly a decade ago.

  • US ends temporary ‘protected’ status for 60,000 haitians

    Trump govt has said it is ending a temporary residency permit programme­­ that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the US since a powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation in 2010.

  • Youth Congres meme on PM Modi’s ‘chaiwala’ past kicks up storm

    New Delhi: An online magazine of the Congress’ youth wing today set off a political firestorm with a meme about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘chaiwala’ past, provoking a backlash from the ruling BJP, and prompting a
    red-faced Congress to distance from it.

  • Woman with crude anti-Trump pickup truck decal arrested

    Dallas: The driver of a pickup displaying an expletive-filled message to President Donald Trump and his supporters in the Houston area was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

  • House Democrats demand Donald Trump impeachment hearings

    Washington, A small group of House Democrats have introduced articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump. Representative Steve Cohen told a press conference on Wednesday that five other Democrats have signed his resolution to introduce five articles of impeachment against the President, Xinhua news agency reported.

  • Japan, US stage naval drill amid North Korea tension

    Tokyo: Japan and the United States launched a joint naval drill today in a show of force aimed at NorthKorea, whose nuclear ambitions dominated US President Donald Trump’s recent Asia trip. The 10-day exercise, joined by some 14,000 US servicemen, aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and the guided-missile destroyers USS Stethem, USS Chafee and USS Mustin, among others, “will take place in waters surrounding Okinawa” in southern Japan, the US navy said

  • US President Donald Trump calls 12-day Asia tour ‘tremendous success’

    Washington: United States President Donald Trump has hailed his 12-day Asia tour as ‘‘tremendous success’’, claiming a “great American comeback” that has restored the U.S’ standing in the world. “Today, I want to update the American people on the tremendous success of this trip and the progress we’ve made to advance American security and prosperity throughout the year,” Trump said from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House.