Free Press Journal
  • Embattled Nawaz Sharif meets Zardari, seeks support

    Lahore : The Pakistani government said Saturday former president Asif Ali Zardari has denied any need for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign over the demand  by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT).

  • BJP demands white paper on Didi’s Singapore trip

    Kolkata : The BJP on Saturday demanded that the West Bengal government issue a white paper on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s maiden foreign visit to Singapore.

  • Delving into Dhaka

    Remnants of its checkered history are abound in the form of Dhaka’s architectural heritage, writes UDAY K. CHAKRABORTY. (more…)

  • Schoolgirl smashes world record

    The 17-year-old American swimmer eclipses her own record in the 400-metres freestyle

  • Chavan follows Hooda in Nanded gurdwara mgmt

    New Delhi : Close on the heels of the constitution of a separate Gurdwara panel in Haryana, the Maharashtra government has followed suit to give yet another shock to the Amritsar-based Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), slashing its role in the management of the Takht Sri Hazur Sahib Gurdwara in Nanded.

  • Nico Rosberg edges Hamilton for pole

    Spa (Belgium) :  World championship leader Nico Rosberg turned the screw to gain another advantage over his rival and Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton on Saturday when he secured his fourth straight pole for Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix.

  • Do read The New York Times

    Each week we will get you some of the top stories that international papers and websites reported. Just in case you have been busy. (more…)

  • The Book Of Fate

    Parinoush Saniee

  • Ebola outbreak spreads in Nigeria

    Abuja : Two alarming new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria, widening the circle of people sickened beyond the immediate group of caregivers who treated a dying airline passenger in one of Africa’s largest cities.

  • The Endowment Advantage

    Term Plan is not the only insurance product in the market; in fact, it is not even the most bought insurance product. You must have heard of Endowment Plans and Money Back Plans; these are the insurance plans that get widely sold. But most of the time for wrong reasons.

  • Terrorism

    2 French girls probed as would-be jihadis

    Paris : Two French girls, aged 15 and 17, have been captured by a security net that authorities are using to ferret out citizens who are considering travelling to other countries to join jihads, reports AP.

  • Force India struggle at wet Spa

    Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium) :  Force India drivers Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg had a difficult outing in the Belgian Grand Prix qualifying Saturday and will start Sunday’s race 13th and 18th.

  • Bag snatchers strike right under cop’s nose

    Bhayandar : Criminals in Mira Road seem to have made up their minds to strike at will even if it means that cops might be close by.

  • Ananthamurthy cremated with full state honours

    Bangalore : Jnanpith award winner and Kannada literary colossus U R Ananthamurthy was on Saturday cremated with full state honours here.

  • There’s a story in every image of PK: Aamir

    Actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan, who surprised everyone with his semi-nude appearance in PK’s first poster, was seen at the unveiling of the second poster of the film along with the makers. And speaking on the occasion, Aamir revealed that about 10 more posters of the film will come out soon, with each one of them telling a story!

  • UK plans new anti-terror law

    London : The UK is planning a tougher law to tackle the threat of Islamist terrorism in the country in the wake of the recent beheading of a US journalist by a suspected British Islamic State (IS) militant in Iraq.

  • In 7 months, 267 Marathwada ryots killed themselves

    Aurangabad : In a startling revelation, it was found that 267 farmers in the Marathwada region have ended their lives by committing suicide in last seven months mainly because of debts and crop losses coupled with scanty rainfall and hailstorm early this year.

  • ‘Central hospitals under scanner’

    New Delhi : Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Saturday that all systems in India’s central hospitals have been placed under critical review to end “systemic and symptomatic” corruption.