Free Press Journal
  • Marines case

    Setback for Italy and India as UN tribunal suspends trial of two marines

    Hamburg : Even as India on Monday asked a UN Tribunal to reject Italy’s plea for the handing over of two Italian Marines who have been accused of killing fishermen in Kerala into its custody, the tribunal ordered a suspension of the ongoing trial.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Economic growth rate expected upto 8% in 2015-16: Jaitley

    New Delhi: Enthused by increase in indirect tax collections, Finance Minster Arun Jaitley today said that the economy is in a revival phase and expected that it will clock a growth rate in excess of 8 per cent in 2015-16. “Our fiscal deficit figures are under control. Inflation is very much under control. We stand by the growth projections which we made at the beginning of the year and indirect taxation data actually

  • Nawaz Sharif

    Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to visit Kazakhstan from tomorrow

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will pay a two-day official visit to Kazakhstan from tomorrow during which he will hold talks with top Kazakh leadership on issues of mutual and bilateral interest.

  • Have no problem doing adult comedy films: Shreyas Talpade

    Mumbai: Actor Shreyas Talpade, who will be seen in a cameo appearance in adult comedy film “Great Grand Masti”, says he has no issues doing such films. The film will reunite the original cast Riteish Deshmukh, Vivek Oberoi and Aftab Shivdasani. The makers have also roped in Shreyas for the movie. “It was a great opportunity and I wanted to work with this team on this hilarious film. I would be doing a

  • Jihadi John

    Cameron orders MI6 chief to catch ISIS executioner ‘Jihadi John’

    London : British Prime Minister David Cameron has ordered MI6 chief to beef up operations to kill or capture Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) executioner Mohammed Emwazi, popularly known as ‘Jihadi John’, following an apparent threat from the militant. According to The Mirror, Cameron is reportedly furious that MI6 chiefs have not been able to track down the London born Emwazi. Cameron’s focus on the ISIS terrorist became keener after he stopped

  • Never thought of having a career in India: Lauren Gottlieb

    New Delhi: From acting in India’s first dance based 3D movie “ABCD” to participating in celebrity reality show and then judging it in the next season, dancer-turned-actress Lauren Gottlieb credits destiny for bringing her to India. The 27-year-old dancer, who hails from US, says her journey in the country has been a dream run.

  • Sushma Swaraj

    Indians have set a benchmark for close Indian-Egypt ties: Sushma Swaraj

    Cairo : Addressing a reception organised in her honour by the Indian Community in Cairo, External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj said she was delighted that the Indian community in Egypt has set a very high benchmark and contributed substantially to the development of close ties between India and Egypt.

  • x men: Apocalypse

    X-Men: Apocalypse – 2016 – Leaked Trailer

    Joining Suicide Squad and Deadpool, now the recorded trailer of the upcoming flick X-Men: Apocalypse has been leaked online. The movie is set to hit theatres on 27th May 2016. Someone allegedly leaked the trailer before it was set to be released officially.

  • Coffee

    Growing average cup of coffee requires 100 litres of water

    New York: More than 100 litres of water goes into growing an average cup of coffee. This and other factors have contributed to the plight of coffee farmers in poorer nations along the equator, a study says.

  • Typhoon Goni

    Typhoon Goni hits Japan

    Tokyo: Typhoon Goni has made landfall in the islands of Iriomote and Ishigaki in Japan’s Okinawa prefecture, the media reported on Monday.

  • Qasim Khan

    Pakistan terrorist Naved before CJM for recording statement

    Jammu: Amid tight security, Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Naved Yakub was today produced before a Chief Judicial Magistrate here by NIA for recording his statement in connection with Udhampur terror attack in which two BSF jawans were killed and 15 others injured.

  • Narendra Modi

    India will develop only if north-east develops: Narendra Modi

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India will develop only if the north-east develops, and added that developing the infrastructure in the north-east region is being given top priority by the government.

  • LG G pad

    LG unveils new G Pad tablet with 10.1-inch 1920×1200 display

    Washington D C : South Korean company LG has announced a new android tablet which is a sequel of its G Pad. According to the Engadget, the tablet comes with a quad-core Snapdragon 800 with a 7,400mAh battery. It has a 10.1-inch 1920×1200 display with an LTE option. It is available in only a single color choice which is Brilliant bronze. LG says that the price, even though it is noted in the press release

  • Asus Zenfone 2

    Asus launches ZenFone 2 Deluxe special edition with 256GB of storage

    Washington D C : Asus has introduced a new smartphone, ZenFone 2 Deluxe Special Edition. According to the Verge, it contains a 256GB of internal storage and a polygonal pattern on its backplate. The other specifications seem identical to the 64GB and 128GB internal storage variants. The specs of the Asus ZenFone 2 Deluxe features 5.50-inch full-HD display and is powered by a 2.3GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3580 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM.

  • Sarabjeet Singh, Delhi case

    Delhi biker booked for sexual harassment

    New Delhi : A case of sexual harassment and criminal intimidation has been registered against a biker who allegedly abused a young woman in Tilak Nagar here, Police said on Monday.

  • Tammam Salam

    Lebanon PM Tammam Salam threatens to resign amid anti-government protests

    London : Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam has threatened to resign amid anti-government protests over failure to remove uncollected rubbish from the streets. According to the BBC, the protesters clashed with police following which water cannon and tear gas was used to disperse the crowds. Dozens were reportedly injured. Lebanon does not have a president and parliament remains in a stalemate. Salam’s government has been accused of being restricted by sectarian rivalries that have been