Free Press Journal
  • Senior police officer gunned down in Pakistan

    Peshawar: Taliban militants today shot dead a senior counter-terrorism officer in northwest Pakistan. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Bahadur Khan was on his way to drop his daughter off at the school when motorcycle-borne gunmen opened fire at him near Anam Sanam Chowk in Peshawar’s Gulbahar area.

  • Karzai voices concern over intelligence sharing MoU with Pakistan

    Kabul: The signing of an agreement between Pakistan and Afghanistan envisaging intelligence sharing between the two neighbours has sparked off controversy with former Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai expressing deep concern at the development.

  • Malaysia,Indonesia agree to provide shelter for migrants

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia and Indonesia today agreed to offer temporary shelter to 7,000 migrants stranded in the Andaman Sea, mostly the stateless Rohingyas Muslims fleeing Myanmar, in a breakthrough in the humanitarian crisis confronting Southeast Asia. Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman said the two countries “agreed to offer them temporary shelter provided that the resettlement and repatriation process will be done in one year by the international community.”

  • Sudha Shivpuri

    You will be missed ‘Baa’ : Actors mourn Sudha Shivpuri’s death

    Mumbai : Sweet, loving and bubbly – that’s how small screen celebrities would like to remember the ‘Baa’ of “Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi”, actress Sudha Shivpuri, who passed away on Wednesday morning after a prolonged illness.

  • Indian shipyards open to technology collaborations: expert

    Singapore: India’s leading shipyards are open to more technological collaborations with foreign maritime companies to keep themselves abreast of the advanced technology required for making high-end products, an expert said here today.

  • Pak anti-terror court summons 7 witnesses in Mumbai case

    Islamabad: A Pakistani anti-terrorism court holding the trial of the seven Mumbai attack accused, including mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, today summoned seven witnesses for the next hearing after the case record was finally submitted to it. The Islamabad High Court finally sent back the record of the Mumbai attack case to the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC), also in Islamabad, after over four months when it was told that the case had moved “an inch”

  • Indian Army

    Pak army claims killing 13 militants in aerial blitz

    Islamabad: At least 13 militants were killed today during airstrikes by Pakistan’s army when fighter jets pounded their hideouts in the restive northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan.

  • Carlo Ancelotti

    Coach Ancelotti struggling to cling onto Real Madrid job

    Madrid : Real Madrid’s Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti is struggling to cling onto his job, even after leading the team to a much-yearned, record-stretching 10th European crown last year.

  • Sunil Gavaskar

    Harbhajan deserved a comeback, says Sunil Gavaskar

    New Delhi : Sunil Gavaskar today welcomed the return of Harbhajan Singh to the Indian cricket team after more than two years, saying the off-spinner looks in good form even though he doesn’t need to prove anything to anyone with close to 700 international wickets under his belt.

  • Narendra Modi

    Spell out how foreign visits benefitted India: Congress tells PM

    Jammu: Targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his foreign visits, Congress today asked him to spell out how the country has benefitted from his tours as it questioned the decision to extend USD 1 billion to Mongolia. Sarcastically describing Modi as “Maharaj” (King), Congress spokesman Raj Babbar said he “should come out with a white paper about the benefits and good things that have happened to India with regard to his foreign trips

  • Sensex

    Sensex rises as FIIs resume buying; market near 1-month high

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex today jumped by 192 points to its highest in near one-month at 27,837.21 as blue-chip stocks HDFC, Wipro and TCS advanced on prevailing rate cut expectations and ease in foreign investors’ selling.

  • Sashi Tharoor

    Sunanda murder case: Tharoor’s aides to undergo polygraph test

    New Delhi: A court here on Wednesday allowed Delhi Police to conduct polygraph tests in the Sunanda Pushkar murder case on three suspects, closely associated with her husband and former union minister Shashi Tharoor.

  • Narendra Modi

    Pilot slams Modi’s ‘ashamed to be born in India’ remark

    Kolkata: Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Wednesday slammed Narendra Modi’s comments in China and South Korea about “people being ashamed of being born in India”, saying it was unbecoming of the prime minister to criticise the previous government on foreign soil.

  • Jairam Ramesh

    Expect Rahul to be Cong president this year: Jairam Ramesh

    Hyderabad: Rahul Gandhi is expected to become the Congress president this year and bring back India’s grand old party to its past power and glory by promoting regional faces, according to senior party leader Jairam Ramesh. “I expect that it would be in 2015. We are expecting that he will take over (as Congress President), and we are expecting that he would take over in 2015,” Ramesh told PTI in an interview here

  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejri – Jung fight: The President must step in to re-define powers

    With the Lt Governor of Delhi Najeeb Jung and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal both dashing off to meet President Pranab Mukherjee, each complaining that the other had overstepped authority vested in his position under the Constitution, the theatre of the absurd is in full flow.

  • Pak counter-terrorism department DSP shot down in Peshawar

    Karachi, May 20 (ANI): The Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of the counter-terrorism department (CTD) in Peshawar, Pakistan, was gunned down by assailants in the city’s Gulbahar area this morning.