Free Press Journal
  • Afghan military delegation holds talks with Pak officials

    Peshawar: An Afghan military delegation held a meeting with senior Pakistani military officials here on border security situation and other issues of mutual interest. The seven-member Afghan delegation led by Brigadier General Abdul Karimi visited Peshawar Corps Headquarters and met with the Pakistan military delegation led by Brigadier Aamir Ihsan, according to an ISPR statement. Matters related to Pak-Afghan border security situation were discussed during the meeting.

  • ‘Purest’ water on the menu comes with 26 pounds price tag

    London : If you wish to have the purest water then you will really have to dig deep in your pocket, or so it seems looking at a Northern Ireland hotel’s recently launched drinks menu that will be served by a water butler, reports ANI.

  • Council chairman asks Munde to submit reply

    Mumbai : The Maharashtra Legislative Council Chairman Ramraje Nimbalkar on Wednesday asked the Women and Child Welfare minister Pankaja Munde to submit a written explanation on the allegations of irregularities in the purchases worth Rs 206 crore by her department.

  • Indian-origin witch doctors identified in New Zealand

    Wellington : The Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has identified nine Indian-origin “witch doctors” on the run after it came to light that they had duped vulnerable people, news channel 3News reported.

  • General Motors Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra (L) speaks during a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday.

    GM to invest $1 bn; lines up 10 models

    New Delhi : After struggling for nearly two decades in India, US auto major General Motors announced a turnaround plan entailing fresh investment of USD 1 billion (Rs 6,400 crore) and ceasing production at its Gujarat plant to consolidate manufacturing operations in Maharashtra. The company also said it will roll out 10 locally produced models, including SUV Trailblazer and multi-purpose vehicle Spin, from the Chevrolet family in the next five years as

  • B’desh keen to prove their mettle

    Mirpur (Bangladesh) :  Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal says the cricket series against South Africa will be one of the best if they can maintain their all-round performance until the end in the last Test.

  • All About The Forbidden Fruit

    While forbidden fruit is said to taste sweeter,it usually spoils faster – Abigail Van Buren There are many religions in the world that talk of man’s first disobedience, and the fruit of  forbidden tree, whose mortal taste brought death into the world and  due to which paradise was lost . However nobody has gone really deep into this subject as to what was the sin that man committed that brought us to this

  • Indian among 13 authors long-listed for 2015 Booker

    London : Indian author Anuradha Roy and British-Indian Sunjeev Sahota are among 13 international authors long-listed for the 2015 Man Booker Prize, the prestigious literary prize committee announced here. Roy has been picked for her third novel, ‘Sleeping on Jupiter’, and Sahota for ‘The Year of the Runaways’, the committee said.

  • Narendra Modi

    Indian domestic politics has hit a fresh low

    Good times never prove lasting, particularly in politics. This reality must have by now dawned on the Modi government and the BJP leadership. Narendra Modi rode to power in May 2014 securing massive popular support. It usually takes time for new governments to lose their honeymoon period. With the passage of time, their failure to fulfill their populist election promises also starts generating anti-incumbency sentiment which climaxes as the next elections near.

  • City reports 13 new swine flu cases

    Mumbai : The city has reported 13 new swine flu cases and one new Leptospirosis case in the past two days.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You’ll devote much of your time and energy to the task of bringing to a successful conclusion the projects which you have your heart set on. But some unexpected obstacles will slow down their realization and put your patience to the rough test.

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    Indians want smartphones more than sex

    New York : More and more Indians are now hooked to smartphones and some are even sleeping with the devices in their hands, a survey has revealed, adding that some would rather give up sex for a weekend than part from their new “sleeping partner”, says IANS.