Free Press Journal
  • Baloch leader passes away due to illness

    Karachi: Baloch nationalist leader Khair Baksh Marri passed away in Karachi, Pakistan late last night after a prolonged illness.

  • Blatter urged to quit as FIFA president next year

    London: With the damage inflicted on football’s governing body due to corruption allegations, FIFA president Sepp Blatter has reportedly been urged to quit from his post next year.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Jaitley seeks explanation on affidavit from Ministry officials

    New Delhi:  Defence Minister Arun Jaitley has sought an explanation from the Defence Secretary on the ministry’s affidavit in the Supreme Court which said former Army Chief Gen V K Singh’s decision to impose a promotion ban on Army Chief-designate Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag was “illegal and premeditated”.

  • BMC receives maximum complaints on bad condition of roads

    Mumbai:  Even as the citizens of Mumbai seem to be most unhappy with the bad condition of roads as the municipal corporation received maximum number of complaints in this regard last year, renaming of roads still tops the list of questions raised by corporators in the civic body.

  • Two groups clash during village meet; ten held

    Thane (Maha):  Ten persons have been arrested following a clash between two groups during a village meet in Jawhar tehsil of the district, police said today.

  • Power woes: Kejriwal to seek appointment with PM

    New Delhi:  AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal will seek an appointment to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the power crisis which has gripped the national capital, a party leader said Wednesday.

  • Rupee down

    Rupee down 8 paise against dollar in early trade

    Mumbai:  The rupee weakened by eight paise to trade at 59.37 against the US dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market due to increased demand for the American currency from importers.

  • Heat wave maintains grip over national capital

    New Delhi:  There was no respite from the blistering heat in the national capital with the minimum temperature settling at 31.2 degree Celsius, three notches above normal.

  • Cambodian peacekeepers died of food poisoning in Mali

    Phnom Penh:  At least two Cambodian soldiers, who were on peacekeeping mission in Mali, died after they ate tainted food, a Cambodian military official confirmed Wednesday.

  • Two security men killed in Pakistan gun attack

    Islamabad:  At least two security personnel were killed Wednesday when unidentified gunmen opened fire at a check post in Pakistan, media reported.

  • Militants target police station in Srinagar

    Srinagar:  Unidentified militants targeted a police station here by firing a rifle grenade at it but there was no damage caused in the incident, police said today.

  • Paralysed person to kick off FIFA World Cup in Brazil

    London: During the opening of the FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brazil Thursday, a paralysed person wearing a brain-controlled robotic exoskeleton is expected to make the first kick of the championship.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo

    Ronaldo does not change our plans: Lahm

    Rio de Janeiro: Germany captain Philipp Lahm says Cristiano Ronaldo’s fitness has no bearing on his team’s preparations for their World Cup opener against Portugal Sunday.

  • Here comes ‘SIF’ to save males from harassment

    Kolkata: Men who are at the receiving end of domestic violence or charged with false rape cases need not feel left out any more. Help has come via a mobile app.

  • Brazil desperate to make mark in World Cup opener

    Sao Paulo:  Brazil are desperate to make a powerful statement of intent in tomorrow’s World Cup opener against Croatia as they seek to relieve the suffocating pressure that has engulfed the team in the build-up to the tournament.

  • Live peacefully or leave, foreigners told in North Waziristan

    Islamabad:  The Taliban Shura has asked foreign militants and supporters of the proscribed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) to either live peacefully or leave North Waziristan, media reported Wednesday.

  • Petro Poroshenkon

    Russia favours Ukraine for future peace talks: Lavrov

    Moscow:  Russia is ready to support Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenkon’s bid for persuading all sides to sit down for talks, and welcomes his decision on creating humanitarian corridors, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday.

  • Narendra Modi and Nawaj Sharif

    Looking forward to working with Modi: Sharif

    New Delhi:  Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has written to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi expressing satisfaction over his meeting with him recently and said he was looking forward to working with him in “harmony on all unsettled matters”.

  • badaun gangrape case

    No justification, no impunity for rapes: UN body

    United Nations:  A UN body has demanded justice for the families of the young girls raped and killed in Uttar Pradesh, saying there can be no justification for such “unspeakable crimes” against girls and women and “certainly no impunity” for those who commit such acts.