Free Press Journal
  • Prince William to become air ambulance pilot

    London:  Britain’s Prince William will join a training in September to become a helicopter pilot of air ambulance, Kensington Palace announced Thursday.

  • UN Security Council slams attacks in north Iraq

    United Nations: The UN Security Council Thursday condemned attacks by the Islamic State in north Iraq and demanded those responsible be held accountable even as thousands of people affected by the conflict.

  • ASEAN foreign ministers meet to kick off in Myanmar

    Nay Pyi Taw:  Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) gathered in Myanmar capital, Nay Pyi Taw, for the meeting due to begin Friday.

  • Obama wants Ukraine issue to be resolved diplomatically: WH

    Washington:  Expressing concern over the Russia’s deployment of troops along its border with Ukraine, the White House has said that President Barack Obama wants the current Ukrainian crisis to be resolved diplomatically.

  • Toddler causes brief commotion in White House

    Washington:  A toddler squeezed through the White House fence, resulting in lock down of the residence of US President Barack Obama and a brief commotion among the Secret Service agents.

  • India needs time to define its relationship with US: Hagel

    Washington:  US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has said India should be given time and space to define the nature of its relationship with the US, indicating that the Obama administration was willing to patiently wait for the new government to decide on its course of action.

  • Ninth polio case detected in Pakistan

    Islamabad:  A five-year old child has been detected with polio in Pakistan’s Sindh province, making him the ninth confirmed case this year in the area, officials said Friday.

  • Obama sanctions airstrikes in Northern Iraq

    Wellington: United States President Barack Obama has sanctioned airstrikes in Northern Iraq against the Islamic State fighters to avoid a possible ‘genocide’.

  • gaza Rockets hit Israel

    Gaza rockets hit Israel as truce unravels

    Gaza City: Two rockets fired by Gaza militants slammed into southern Israel before dawn today, as a 72-hour truce appeared to be reaching an end.

  • Barrack Obama

    Obama orders ‘targeted’ strikes, humanitarian mission in Iraq

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has authorised “targeted airstrikes” against Islamic militants to protect American military personnel and airdrops of meals and water to thousands of religious minorities trapped on a mountaintop in northwest Iraq.

  • Chuck Hagel

    Hagel to meet Modi to boost defence, strategic ties

    New Delhi: US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel, who is here on a three-day visit, will meet the Indian leadership, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, here Friday in a visit aimed at boosting defence and strategic ties.

  • Light rainfall likely in Delhi Friday

    New Delhi:  Light rainfall is expected in some parts of Delhi Friday, the Met Office said, adding the sky will remain partly cloudy in the day.

  • TSP undergoes training to develop citizen-friendly attitude

    Hyderabad:  In a bid to take police force closer to citizens, Telangana State Police (TSP) department has begun imparting training to its personnel to develop citizen-friendly and service-oriented behaviour.

  • Children from red light areas find home in residential school

    Kolkata: Far away from the murky world of brothels, children of sex workers have found shelter in a free residential school on the outskirts of the city where they are trying to carve out a new identity.

  • Six passengers injured in Bihar train robbery

    Patna: Robbers injured six people and looted cash and valuables at gun point from passengers aboard a train in Bihar’s Jamui district, police said Friday.

  • Kamla Beniwal

    Hell hath no fury than Modi scorned

    Gandhinagar :  Consistently needled by Governor Kamala Beniwal, who was the only hurdle in his steamrolling ways during his tenure as chief minister of Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi used his new found authority to seek political revenge in his own classical style.