Free Press Journal
  • India has potential to be a cleaner economy: FM

    Washington : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that India is capable of becoming a much cleaner and bigger economy amongst the other emerging economies, as it is capable of taking and implementing bold decisions. “Amongst the emerging economies, India today has the potential for not only being a large market but being a much cleaner economy,” said Arun Jaitley at a Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and US India Business

  • Philippines to start extradition process for NY plotter: Minister

    Manila : A Filipino suspect in a thwarted jihadist plot targeting New York’s subway and Times Square will face legal proceedings seeking his extradition to the United States, the Philippine justice secretary said on Sunday.

  • Hasina accuses Myanmar of provoking war over Rohingyas

    Dhaka : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday accused neighbouring Myanmar of provoking a “war” amidst the Rohingya refugee crisis and said her government avoided the conflict by “exercising restraint”.         She also said her government would continue to support nearly one million Rohingya Muslims who have fled the Buddhist-majority country to escape violence.

  • Trump expected to decertify nuke deal with Iran

    Washington : US President Donald Trump is expected to “decertify” the 2015 international nuclear deal with Iran and turn it back to Congress for possible renewed sanctions, senior US officials said.

  • After revealing Saturn, Cassini set for final dive

    With its antenna pointed at Earth, the spacecraft will send back its final images and other data collected along the way. Soon after, Cassini will burn up and disintegrate like a meteor.

  • 7 killed in US home shooting

    Washington: A gunman killed seven people at a home in the US state of Texas before he was shot dead by police, media reported. The incident happened on Sunday night in Plano, a Dallas suburb. It is believed the shoot-out was prompted by a “domestic dispute” at the party for fans of NFL team the Dallas Cowboys, the US media reported.

  • Women’s singles: Stephens routs Keys to win US Open

    New York : Sloane Stephens brushed aside Madison Keys 6-3, 6-0 here to win her first US Open women’s singles title, putting an exclamation mark on her stunningly successful return to the WTA Tour this summer.

  • Murray, Hingis win mixed doubles title at US Open

    New York : Top seeds Jamie Murray of Britain and Swiss Martina Hingis won their second successive Grand Slam mixed doubles tennis title with a 6-1, 4-6, 10-8 victory over Michael Venus of New Zealand and Chinese Taipei’s Chan Hao-Ching in the final.

  • Pak using terrorism as tool of state policy: India at UN

    It is ironic, that our neighbour, Pakistan, well-known for providing safe havens to terrorists and using terrorism as a tool of state policy, has used this platform to yet again covet Indian territory, cloaking its designs in the garb of concern for justice and self-determination

  • Stephens ousts Venus, to face Keys for US Open title

    New York : Americans Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys, both struggling with serious injuries just three months ago, advanced to their first Grand Slam final at the US Open on Thursday.

  • Sania and Peng reach US Open semis

    New York : India’s Sania Mirza reached her first Grand Slam semifinal of the 2017 season with Shuai Peng after edging past Timea Babos and Andrea Hlavackova in a close two-set battle at the US Open.

  • Venus leads first US Open all-American semis since 1981

    New York : For the first time since 1981, the US Open women’s semi-finals will be an all-American affair with seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams and three first-Slam-title hopefuls in the mix.

  • Del Potro shatters Federer’s dream

    New York : Juan Martin del Potro sensationally gatecrashed the US Open again, stunning five-champion Roger Federer and shattering hopes of a first New York showdown between the Swiss legend and Rafael Nadal.

  • Venus Williams defeats Kvitova

    New York : Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams became the oldest semi-finalist in US Open history at age 37 by defeating two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7/2).