Free Press Journal
  • Ebola case

    Mali confirms first Ebola case

    Bamako: The first case of Ebola virus was reported in western Mali town of Kayes, the country’s health ministry has said.

  • London police compensate undercover agent’s victim

    London: The London police department has paid 425,000 pounds ($681,000) in compensation to a woman who discovered that the man with whom she bore a child was actually an undercover police agent whose job was to spy on her activities, officials said Friday.

  • Asoke Kumar Mukerji

    India asks UNSC to enforce resolutions on countering terrorism

    United Nations: India’s UN Ambassador Asoke Kumar Mukerji has asked the UN Security Council (UNSC) to enforce without exception its resolutions on countering terrorism in order to stave off “an ever-widening spiral of violence and destruction”.

  • HK students seek referendum to decide future of protests

    Hong Kong:  Pro-democracy leaders have convened a consultation among protesters to decide if they should accept the government’s proposals to move forward with negotiations on possible electoral reforms in Hong Kong.

  • Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

    Goa leader sends barking dog to Bilawal over Kashmir rant

    Panaji:  Miffed over Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairperson Bilawal Bhutto’s continuous bombast about wresting Kashmir from India, a Congress politician from Goa Friday sent him a “barking dog” as a gift.

  • Pledge to be administers on Patel’s birth anniversary

    New Delhi:  With Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s birth anniversary Oct 31 being observed as ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’, employees of government offices, Public Service Undertakings, and other institutions will take a pledge to maintain unity and integrity of the country.

  • Mary Kom

    Modi lauds Mary Kom for ‘Swachh Bharat’ effort

    New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday praised boxing icon M.C. Mary Kom and union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu for their effort towards “Swachh Bharat Mission”.

  • Ebola

    Goa forms committee to monitor Ebola

    Panaji: The Goa government has formed a committee to monitor the state’s preparedness to keep the Ebola virus at bay, a statement said.

  • Daniel Pearl

    Pakistan court frees Daniel Pearl murder suspect

    Islamabad:  An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Pakistan Friday freed Qari Hashim Ali, one of the suspects in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl.

  • Facebook

    Facebook launches anonymous chat app

    San Francisco:  Facebook, the world’s biggest social media network, has launched a new app for mobile telephones that allows users to share interests with others anonymously.

  • More graves found near Mexico town of missing students

    Mexico City: Six more clandestine graves containing human remains have been found near the Mexican town where 43 students went missing after an altercation with police a month ago, sources said.

  • Nawaz-Sharif

    Pakistan PM vows to eradicate polio

    Islamabad:  Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Friday urged people to ensure that their children are given polio drops to make the country free of polio.

  • Sadananda Gowda

    Three union ministers increase assets in five months

    New Delhi: The assets of at least three union ministers have increased since they assumed office five months ago, a joint statement by the National Election Watch and Association of Democratic Reforms said Friday.

  • India asks UNSC to enforce resolutions on countering terrorism

    United Nations: India’s UN Ambassador Asoke Kumar Mukerji has asked the UN Security Council (UNSC) to enforce without exception its resolutions on countering terrorism in order to stave off “an ever-widening spiral of violence and destruction”.

  • Apples

    25 million boxes of apples sold in Himachal

    Shimla:  The apple season in Himachal Pradesh — the fruit bowl of the country — is almost over, with over 25 million boxes sold out, an official said Friday.