Free Press Journal
  • George W Bush

    George W Bush says dad pondered skipping 2nd term

    Dallas:  George HW Bush seriously considered not running for re-election in 1992 even though he loved his  job, according to a new book written by his son, former President George W Bush.

  • voting

    Leh: Jora faces uphill task on hat-trick bid as BJP banks on Modi factor

    Leh:  His party pushed on to the back foot by BJP’s recent Lok Sabha poll triumph in Ladakh, sitting Leh MLA and Congress minister, Nawang Rigzin Jora, faces an uphill task in the upcoming Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir as he takes on the saffron outfit which is counting on the Narendra Modi factor to see it through.

  • Australia, Cricket, Womens

    Australia women clean-sweep T20 series against Windies

    Melbourne:  Australia’s women cricket team, also known as the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars, defeated the West Indies by eight wickets in the fourth and final Twenty20 International at Stadium Australia here Sunday, giving them a 4-0 series clean-sweep.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Armed forces to acquire 440 helicopters: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi:  Armed forces need to acquire 440 helicopters and most of them would be bought from Indian companies,  including state-run HAL, to enhance capacity building, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said.

  • Harry Belafonte

    Harry Belafonte receives Humanitarian Oscar

    Los Angeles: Veteran singer Harry Belafonte has been honoured with Humanitarian Oscar for his lifelong commitment to civil rights and social justice, both in America and around the world.

  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama leaves for China, Myanmar, Australia tour

    Washington:  President Barack Obama headed for China to on a trip that will focus on Washington’s often tense relations with the country, and will also see the president visit Myanmar and Australia.

  • Ram Shankar Katheria'

    Two-time MP Katheria’s MoS elevation to help BJP in UP, Punjab

    New Delhi:  A Ph.D holder and a writer with books on social issues and Dalit upliftment, among others, Dr Ram Shankar Katheria’s elevation as a Minister of State in the BJP-led Union government is being seen as a move which would help the party in the states of UP and Punjab.

  • ESL Narasimhan

    AP lodges protest with Centre over disputes with Telangana

    Hyderabad:  Alleging that Hyderabad City Police adopted partisan attitude on inter-governmental issues concerning Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, AP government has requested the Centre to operationalise the Act’s provisions to bring city police under common Governor.

  • smartphone

    Is it safe to keep your smartphone unlocked

    New York: Almost 30 percent of smartphone users leave their device unlocked as they do not believe they have any data worth protecting, a survey conducted by the University of California Berkeley and Google revealed.

  • Muhammed Kamaruzzman

    HRW wants Bangladesh to halt execution of war crimes accused

    New York: The death sentence against Muhammed Kamaruzzman, a leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party convicted of war crimes during Bangladesh’s 1971 war of independence, should immediately be stayed, Human Rights Watch said today.

  • Electric Car

    Electric car breaks acceleration world record

    London:  A racing car, developed by Swiss students, has broken the previous world record for electric cars, accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in just 1.79 seconds.

  • hema Malini

    Have no wish to be included in Union Cabinet: Hema Malini

    Mathura: Asserting that she has no ambitions of wanting to be included in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Cabinet, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Hema Malini, said on Sunday she was happy to work for the development of her parliamentary constituency Mathura.

  • NASA Aircraft

    NASA tests aircraft with shape shifting wings

    Washington: NASA has successfully flight tested a revolutionary shape changing aircraft flap for the first time, which could pave the way for lighter, quieter and more fuel-efficient airliners.