Free Press Journal
  • Rza

    Rza to direct new action film

    Los Angeles: Rapper-turned-director Rza has signed on to helm new action thriller “Breakout”.

  • George Clooney relieved his wife no longer in Maldives

    Los Angeles: Hollywood star George Clooney is relieved his wife Amal is no longer in the Maldives preparing a case to free the nation’s imprisoned former President Mohamed Nasheed after her co-counsel was stabbed in the head.

  • Myanmar promises free, fair election

    Naypyidaw: The Myanmar government will make all efforts to ensure that the November 8 general election will be free and fair, Myanmar President U Thein Sein said on Tuesday. “Myanmar people hold the opportunity to realise the aspirations of the people and their future,” Xinhua quoted U Thein Sein as saying in a speech on the occasion of the International Day of Democracy. He said election is a huge tasks to transition

  • Hamid Ansari

    Vice President Hamid Ansari embarks on visit to Cambodia, Laos

    New Delhi: Vice President Hamid Ansari today embarked on a visit to Cambodia and Laos during which he will hold talks with leadership there to strengthen ties and shore up the “below potential” bilateral trade and investment as part of India’s push for an enduring partnership with ASEAN countries.

  • China

    China’s fiscal revenue growth plummets

    Beijing: China’s fiscal revenue rose much slower in August, while expenditure growth picked up over more proactive fiscal policies, official data showed on Tuesday.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tributes at Rajghat on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary, in New Delhi on Friday. PTI

    Narendra Modi has digital designs on Silicon Valley

    Washington: After wowing Indian Americans on the East Coast and wooing US big business to ‘Make in India’ last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now out to win over the Silicon Valley for his Digital India initiative.

  • Oil

    Oil prices mixed in Asia

    Singapore : Oil was mixed in Asia today as prices remain hobbled by weak demand and excess supplies.

  • Farmers

    Centre to provide additional work to farmers in drought-hit areas

    New Delhi: The government has decided to provide additional 50 days of work to farmers in drought-hit areas under the MGNREGA scheme to provide relief to them in view of deficit monsoon in various parts of the country.

  • Rape

    UP: Two arrested for murder of rape victim in Sitapur

    Sitapur(Uttar Pradesh): Two persons were arrested on Monday night in connection with the murder of a rape victim in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur District. The father-son duo allegedly shot dead the rape victim in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur district on Sunday. The incident took place in Maholi police station area in Sitapur District of Uttar Pradesh when the woman was going to her home with her husband on bicycle. The deceased had filed the rape case

  • Sensex down

    Sensex trades flat in morning session

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Tuesday was trading flat at 23.06 points or 0.09 percent down during the morning session. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading flat at 15.25 points or 0.19 percent down at 7,857 points. The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 25,908.34 points, was trading at 25,833.64 points

  • Rupee down

    Rupee declines 5 paise to 66.38 against dollar in early trade

    Mumbai: The rupee fell 5 paise to 66.38 against the dollar in early trade due to fresh dollar demand from importers. Besides, a weak opening in the domestic equity market weighed, dealers said. A weakness in the US dollar against major world currencies in the global market, however, limited the rupee fall. The local currency had gained 21 paise to close at 66.33 in the previous session on fresh selling of dollars by banks and exporters driven by

  • Final Assassin

    Djokovic beats Federer for 2nd US Open title, 10th major.

  • ‘It’s Nitish versus a no Nitish battle”

    New Delhi :  Political parties may have their own assessments about the nature of the battle for Bihar, but the Janata Dal(U) has a clear perception that the electoral contest is a ‘Nitish versus no Nitish” battle in the final analysis.

  • 2015 and 2016 set to break global heat records!

    London :  Earth’s climate has reached a major “turning point” with the next two years likely to be the hottest on record globally, the UK Met Office has warned.