Free Press Journal
  • Ram Jethmalani

    Ram Jethmalani advocates Musharraf formula on Kashmir

    Srinagar:  Advocating former Pakistan ruler Pervez Musharraf’s four-point formula on Kashmir, former BJP MP and eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani today said the document should be the basis for a permanent solution to the Kashmir issue and that Musharraf’s efforts were “frustrated” by India.

  • Xi Jinping, Nawaz Sharif

    China, Pakistan ink 20 pacts, boost ties

    Beijing: “Iron friends” China and Pakistan today inked 20 agreements amounting to Chinese investment reportedly worth about USD 46 billion, as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif held wide-ranging talks with the leadership here.

  • Minor Raped

    Girl raped by neighbour; act filmed

    Meerut: A 20-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour who also filmed the act and threatened her that he will upload the clip on internet if she told anyone about the incident, police said today.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Arun Jaitley to open India Global Forum

    New Delhi:  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will open the two-day India Global Forum meeting beginning here Sunday with his keynote address.

  • Steven Dias

    ISL the guiding light that Indian football never had: Steven Dias

    New Delhi:  Indian Super League (ISL) is acting as the guiding light for home-grown footballers and helping them take giant strides to improve as professionals, subsequently developing the poor level of the sport in the country, Delhi Dynamos’ midfielder Steven Dias said.

  • Blaise Compaore

    Burkina main players consider transition plan

    Ouagadougou:  Burkina Faso’s political parties, army and civil society groups were today to consider a plan for a transitional government after last week’s ousting of veteran president Blaise Compaore, sources said.

  • Nitish Kumar

    Nitish takes a dig at BJP for ‘misuse’ of social media

    Patna: Recognising social media as an “influential weapon”, senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar today stressed greater usage of social media by his party but not like BJP which has turned it as “anti social” by belting out abuses on rivals.

  • Kailash-Satyarthi

    US human rights official to visit India, meet Satyarthi

    Washington:  A top American diplomat on human rights will travel to India next week to meet Indian Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi and announce a USD 3.2 million grant for health services to Tibetan refugees.

  • Lt. Gen. Rizwan Akhtar

    New Pakistan intelligence chief takes over

    Islamabad:  Lt. Gen. Rizwan Akhtar has taken over as the head of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), succeeding retired Lt. Gen. Zaheerul Islam, who retired Friday.

  • ShivSena

    Shiv Sena frowns over inducting Suresh Prabhu in union cabinet

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena is apparently unhappy with the BJP’s plans to induct former union minister and technocrat Suresh Prabhu into the union cabinet and give him a plum portfolio, party leaders said here.

  • China, Pakistan to build economic corridor

    Beijing: China and Pakistan vowed to advance joint efforts to build a bilateral economic corridor as the leaders of the two countries signed an outline of the long-term plan of the project here.

  • Virat Kohli

    We will be ruthless: Virat Kohli

    Hyderabad:  After two resounding victories, India will be “ruthless” when they meet Sri Lanka in the third One-Day International (ODI) of the five-match cricket series here Sunday.

  • job cuts-layoff

    JPMorgan plans cut 3,000 more jobs this year

    New York: JP Morgan plans to cut 3,000 more jobs this year than previously planned in its card and mortgage business units. The bank said in February that it was planning to eliminate about 2,000 jobs this year in its card, merchant services and auto unit, but now says that it will have cut a total of 4,000 jobs in the unit by the end of 2014.

  • Harish Rawat

    Rawat faction reigns supreme in party affairs in U’khand

    Dehradun:  With the ticket for the vacant Rajya Sabha seat in Uttarakhand going to Manorama Sharma Dobariyal, a Harish Rawat loyalist, the Rawat faction has reasserted its supremacy over the affairs of the party in the hill state, political observers here said.

  • burger-king-logo

    Burger King to open first Indian outlet in national capital

    New Delhi: Miami-based fast food chain Burger King said that it will enter the Indian market by opening its first outlet in the national capital’s south Delhi up-market Select Citywalk mall in Saket on Sunday.

  • Gold

    Gold, silver bounce back on robust buying support

    Mumbai: Both the precious metals staged a strong comeback from their multi-year lows at the domestic bullion market today as jewellery stockists and investors went on a buying spree following a sharp rally in precious metals worldwide.

  • Defence was only additional charge, admits Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has fuelled speculation that he might be relieved of the defence portfolio, stating that this ministry had been given to him only as an ‘additional charge’.