Free Press Journal
  • Taliban, Mullah Fazlullah

    Pak says no confirmation on TTP leader Fazlullah’s death

    Karachi: Day after reports claimed that Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah was among those killed in air raids in parts of Khyber Agency’s Tirah Valley, Pakistani Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali has said that the government has no knowledge of his death. While speaking to the press in Islamabad, he said that there was no confirmation on Fazlullah’s death, reported The Express Tribune. Earlier, the militant group also dismissed reports that claimed that

  • Rohit Sharma

    Rohit Sharma says India not worried of pitch

    Sydney : India’s opening batsman Rohit Sharma has claimed that his team is not worried by what sort of pitch they will be playing on during their crunch World Cup semifinal tie against Australia on Thursday in Sydney.  Earlier in the week, Glenn Maxwell and Josh Hazlewoood opined that they were hoping to see some grass on the Sydney pitch so that their pace bowlers could take advantage of.

  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama calls prospects of peace, two-state solution between Israel, Palestine ‘dim’

    London: United States President Barack Obama has said that prospects of peace and a two-state solution between Israel and Palestine are “dim” following Israeli’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s vow to oppose a Palestinian state. According to BBC, Netanyahu’s remarks angered the White House. However, the Israeli PM has tried to soften his comment. Obama said that his relationship with the Israeli PM is “businesslike”. Obama also suggested that he has met with Netanyahu more than

  • Kiren Rijiju

    Crimes against women have shot up after 2013: Kiren Rijiju

    Bhopal: Crimes against women have risen since 2013 but efforts are on to curb them, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said here. He felt that police should not take refuge in the argument that more crimes against women were being reported because a large number of cases were being registered in the country now unlike before. Rather, police should ensure that crime against women should not take place, he said.

  • dalbir singh suhag

    Indian Army chief to attend inaugural UN meet on peacekeeping

    United Nations:Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag will attend an inaugural UN conference on peacekeeping operations here later this week that will bringtogether the defence chiefs of UN member states. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will open the first ‘Chiefs of Defence Conference’ organised by the Departments of Peacekeeping Operations and Field Support on March 27. India, the largest contributor of troops to UN peacekeeping operations, will be represented by Gen Suhag.

  • Arvind kejriwal

    AAP NC member writes to Arvind Kejriwal, alleges ‘conspiracy’ against party

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party national council member Ashok Talwar on Wednesday wrote to party chief Arvind Kejriwal, hinting at a ‘conspiracy’ against the political organisation. According to reports, the Punjab leader stated that he was receiving calls to attend an informal meet ahead of scheduled party talks on March 28. In his letter, Talwar also urged Kejriwal to take action against what he termed ‘anti-party’ activity. Further details are awaited.

  • Angelina Jolie

    Angelina Jolie gets ovaries, fallopian tubes removed to prevent cancer

    New York : Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed as a preventative measure against cancer, it has been revealed. The ‘Maleficent’ star, who is married to Hollywood actor Brad Pitt, said in her New York Times article that she had the surgery recently as she carried a gene that gave her a 50 percent risk of developing ovarian cancer. The 37-year-old actress asserted that it was not easy to make

  • yoga

    5 simple Yoga poses to Prevent Constipation

    Yet another day and I truly hope it’s different. No more frequent stomach pains, no more difficulty in passing motion, no more headaches throughout the day, could this really be possible? I mean, it’s just getting so annoying by each passing day – this whole feeling of being constipated. And I really wish something could relieve me of it.

  • Kevin Pietersen

    Elliott forces South Africa to count cost of exodus

    Auckland: Kevin Pietersen may be South African cricket’s most high-profile expatriate talent, but Grant Elliott’s World Cup showstopper left the Proteas once again cursing another of their lost sons. Elliott, born in Johannesburg and schooled at the same St Stithians College in the city which also nurtured England’s Cape Town-raised Jonathan Trott, dealt the blow that killed off South Africa’s latest attempt to win a World Cup in Tuesday’s semi-final epic in Auckland. The 36-year-old Elliott,

  • Lance Price, Narendra Modi

    Narendra Modi’s defining trait is determination, says British author

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s defining trait is determination and an absolute commitment to success, says British author Lance Price, noting that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader has the potential to transform India’s politics.  Price, whose book “The Modi effect: Inside Narendra Modi’s campaign to transform India” (Hodder & Stoughton; pp 352; 25 pounds (hardcover); 14.99 pounds (paperback), was released earlier this month, said that Modi had been “a very

  • Naval plane, crashes, Goa

    Naval plane crashes near Goa, two missing

    Panaji: A Dornier surveillance aircraft of the Indian Navy with three personnel on board crashed into the Arabian sea, some 20 miles off the coast of Goa late on Tuesday, officials said.  One of them was rescued and two others, including a woman, have gone missing, a naval official said on Wednesday. The aircraft was from Squadron 301 of the Indian Navy base at INS Hansa near Dabolim in Goa.  It was

  • Salma Hayek

    Salma Hayek officially joins Facebook

    Los Angeles: Hollywood beauty Salma Hayek has become the latest Hollywood celebrity to join the famous social networking site Facebook. After years of refusing to engage with social media, the 48-year-old screen beauty has finally given up.  In an interview with Facebook’s EMEA vice president Nicola Mendelsohn, Hayek revealed the reasons of her absence from any social media.

  • Jack Huston

    Jack Huston cast in The Crowe’

    Los Angeles: Actor Jack Huston will star in and as “The Crowe”, the remake of the 1994 film of the same name. Huston, 32, will play Eric Draven, the part originally portrayed by Brandon Lee in the original film, reported Entertainment Weekly. In the original film, Eric and his fiancee are brutally murdered by members of a gang the night before their wedding. On the anniversary of their death, Eric rises from the grave and assumes the role of the

  • India, Australia

    Formidable India take on mighty Australia in World Cup semis

    Sydney: In top form after blowing away rival teams one after another, India will face their toughest test when the defending champions take on a formidable Australia in what promises to be an explosive semi-final of the ICC Cricket World Cup here tomorrow. One of international cricket’s fiercest rivalries will resume after six weeks when Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s men will get down to business against Michael Clarke’s team which will be supremely competitive with some

  • Daneil Vettori

    Black Caps want World Cup fairytale for Daneil Vettori

    Wellington: Brendon McCullum today conceded Daniel Vettori had probably played his last international innings on home soil, saying New Zealand were intent on giving the veteran a fairytale send-off in the World Cup final. Vettori was in the middle at Auckland’s Eden Park on Tuesday night when the Black Caps clinched a spot in Sunday’s title decider in Melbourne with a dramatic one-ball-to-spare victory over South Africa.

  • John Kerry

    John Kerry urges US Congress to support free trade talks

    Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry urged the Congress on Tuesday to grant the Barack Obama administration the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) to finalise ongoing free trade talks in a more efficient manner, media reported on Wednesday.  In order to drive global growth and prosperity, the first thing for the United States is to finalize the free trade agreements and the bilateral investment treaties that the country is currently working on,

  • Kalraj Mishra

    Ghar wapsi: Anti-conversion law needed, says Kalraj Mishra

    Lucknow: Amdist ongoing row over “ghar wapsi”, BJP leader and Union Minister Kalraj Mishra today said an anti-coversion law was needed and every party must support it. “We have been saying from the beginning that a law should be framed on conversion and every party should support it. I am of the opinion that an effective law should be enacted on this issue,” he told. Kalraj said he had already favoured framing of such a law.

  • New Zealand

    Jubilant Kiwis daring to dream of World Cup glory

    Wellington: New Zealanders hailed the Black Caps’ cliffhanger World Cup semi-final win over South Africa as one of the country’s top sporting moments today and finally began dreaming of even greater glory in the tournament decider on Sunday. “One to go,” trumpeted the front page of the New Zealand Herald, while the Dominion Post’s back page headline described victory over the Protest at Eden Park as “The stuff that dreams are made of”. There was

  • Muhammad Hafeez

    Muhammad Hafeez seeks more time before ICC tests on bowling action

    Karachi: Seasoned Pakistan all-rounder and  former Twenty20 captain Muhammad Hafeez has asked for more time from the Cricket Board before appearing for an official assessment test of his bowling action by the ICC. A reliable source in the PCB told PTI that Hafeez was recently asked if he had recovered from his calf injury and was ready to undergo the ICC bowling assessment test.

  • Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani

    Qatar Emir Sheikh to meet Narendra Modi, Sushma Swaraj

    New Delhi : Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, who is on a two-day India visit, is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. The Emir arrived in the national capital at the Palam Air Force Base on Tuesday, where he was received by Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Qatar Ambassador to India Ahmed Ibrahim al-Abdullah and India Ambassador