Free Press Journal
  • Nadal eases into last-16 for 11th time

    Melbourne : Spaniard Rafael Nadal on Friday thrashed Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia 6-1, 6-3, 6-1 to book a place in the fourth round at the Australian Open tennis tournament for the 11th time in his career.

  • Two Koreas agree to march together

    Seoul : The two Koreas agreed on Wednesday to march together under a single flag at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony and field a united women’s ice hockey team for the Games in a further sign of easing tensions on the peninsula.

  • Teen attacks, wounds several people with axe in Switzerland

    Berlin: A 17-year-old boy apparently attacked and wounded several people with an axe in a small town in northeastern Switzerland, police said. The teenager, a Latvian national who lived locally, was arrested by officers who used firearms and injured him in the process, St. Gallen canton (state) police said. The incident in the town of Flums started shortly after 8 p.m. (local time) yesterday.

  • Kashmiri activist raises Pakistan’s conspiracy of injecting communalism in Kashmir

    Geneva : Intervening the debate at the ongoing 36th session of Human Rights Council, Junaid Qureshi, Director European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) based in Amsterdam, on Friday raised the issue of well-hatched conspiracy by Pakistan of injecting communalism in the Kashmir Valley.

  • 30 injured in train accident in Swiss Alps: police

    Geneva: At least 30 people were injured today when a train engine collided with carriages full of passengers at a station in the Swiss Alpine village of Andermatt, police said.

  • First evidence of water found 40 light-years away

    Geneva : The Earth-sized planets orbiting the ultracool TRAPPIST-1 dwarf star 40 light-years away may have substantial amounts of water and could be habitable, scientists say. An international team of astronomers used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to estimate whether there might be water on the seven planets orbiting in the nearby TRAPPIST-1 planetary.

  • Post Swiss adventure, Saif, Kareena and Taimur back in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and son Taimur are back to Mumbai after holidaying in Gstaad, Switzerland. The trio were spotted at the International airport on Saturday, greeted by the paparazzi with great attentiveness.

  • Wimbledon 2017: Marin Cilic stands between Roger Federer and history

    It’s the same old story at Wimbledon again. Switzerland’s favourite son and fifth ranked Roger Federer is again in the finals of the Wimbledon. Federer defeated Czech player Tomas Berdych 7-6(4) 7-6(4) 6-4 and now has reached his 11th Wimbledon finals. Federer’s opponent Marin Cilic of Croatia won against American Sam Querrey 6-7 (6), 6-4, 7-6 (3), 7-5 Friday on Centre Court. Cilic will now face master of grass court, Roger Federer.

  • Black money: Switzerland agrees to share account info with India

    New Delhi : Switzerland on Friday ratified automatic exchange of financial account information with India and 40 other countries to facilitate sharing of details about suspected black money, even as it sought strict adherence to confidentiality and data security.

  • Bacsinszky, Ostapenko advance to semis

    Paris : Switzerland’s Timea Bacsinszky and Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko advanced to the women’s singles semi-finals in the French Open tennis championships.

  • Indore: Huge response to Swiss visa camp in city

    Indore: Switzerland visa processing and biometric verification camp held in the city on Tuesday, where 45 applications took advantage of the facility.