Free Press Journal
  • Narendra Modi greets Japan PM Shinzo Abe on his birthday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, on his birthday. “Wishing my friend, Shinzo Abe, a very happy birthday. I pray for his long life and good health. Have always cherished my interactions with him,” the prime minister said in his message. Abe is the president of Liberal Democratic Party and won the 2014 general elections.

  • Tariq Anwar

    NCP bats for Indo-Pak talks

    New Delhi: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Monday said that the talks between India and Pakistan must go on as any matter can be solved only through dialogue and discussion. “Talks must go on between India and Pakistan. Any matter can be solved through discussion. One should not look for solutions in haste,” NCP leader Tariq Anwar told ANI. India and Pakistan will hold a flag meeting at the Line of Control (LoC)

  • People think I can`t make a dance film: Prabhudheva

    Karachi : Known for his action films, Prabhudheva has recently revealed that he wishes to make a dance-based film but people say that it is hard to get convinced by the fact that he can make one. During the promotion of his upcoming flick ‘Singg Is Bliing,’ the 42-year-old director said that people think that he is fit to make action films only but he wants to make a dance based movie, reports

  • Australian share market falls

    Sydney: The Australian share market fell sharply on Monday following significant falls from the country’s big banks and major miners. It also appeared to react to the falls on the Wall Street, Xinhua news agency reported. At the official market open, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index fell 94.6 points, or 1.83 percent, to 5075.9 points, while the broader All Ordinaries fell 88.5 points, or 1.7 percent, to 5105.8 points. Energy stocks weighed on

  • Sartaj Aziz

    Will give air base attackers’ evidence to Afghanistan: Sartaz Aziz

    Islamabad: Information and evidence of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) base attackers’ links within Afghanistan will be shared with the Afghan authorities, Pakistan’s advisor on foreign affairs Sartaj Aziz has said. Initial investigation into Pakistan Air Force (PAF) base attack has proved terrorists’ contacts within Afghanistan, Radio Pakistan on Monday quoted Aziz as saying. Aziz said there were evidence that the terrorists received phone calls from Afghanistan. It is not the first incident

  • Rescuers close to evacuating trapped workers in Himachal

    Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh): Rescuers on Monday managed to penetrate the roof of a tunnel and came close to evacuating two workers stuck in it for over 200 hours in Himachal Pradesh, officials said.

  • Sofia Vergara confirms she’ll wed in November

    Los Angeles: Actress Sofia Vergara, who is engaged to “True Blood” actor Joe Manganiello, has confirmed that they will wed in November. Vergara attended the 67th Emmy Awards ceremony, and she wore Love, a scent she has created, inspired by her own impending wedding. “I got inspired on my wedding that is in November so we did a fragrance that is romantic and sexy at the end of the night,” said Vergara

  • Hungary reopens border crossing with Serbia

    Belgrade: Hungarian-Serbian border crossing Horgos 1 has been opened again for regular traffic after it was closed last Monday because of a wave of refugees, a media report said on Monday.

  • China blast

    China to check companies handling dangerous materials

    Beijing: Safety inspections on companies that handle dangerous chemicals or goods have been launched in China’s Tianjin city following the warehouse blasts that claimed over 160 lives.

  • Thousands left homeless by giant Chile quake

    Santiago: More than 9,000 people were left homeless after a powerful earthquake hit northern and central Chile last week, officials have said, dramatically increasing previous estimates.

  • India, Pakistan

    India-Pakistan to hold flag meeting today to discuss peace issues

    Jammu : India and Pakistan will hold a flag meeting on Monday at Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir to discuss peace issues on the volatile border. PRO Defence Northern Command Col. S D Goswami said that the meeting will be of Brigade Commander level and will take place at Chakan da Bagh crossing point at LoC, adding that the meeting will address the issue of ceasefire violations. The ceasefire

  • Election Commission

    EC to issue notification for second phase of Bihar polls today

    New Delhi : The Election Commission of India (ECI) will issue a notification for the second phase of assembly elections in Bihar today. Voting of this phase will be held on October 16 in 32 constituencies out of 243 assembly seats. Last day of nomination paper is 28th September. Scrutiny will be on next day 29th September. Candidates can withdraw their nomination paper till 1st October. Polls to the 243-seat Bihar Assembly will be held

  • Delhi Government dismisses charge of irregularity in onion procurement

    New Delhi : The Delhi government has dismissed media reports about irregularities in procurement of onion as false. In a statement, the City government sought to clarify that it is providing onions to the people of Delhi at subsidized rates. It claimed that onions were procured through Small Farmers Agri-Business Consortium, SFAC, at 32.86 rupees per kilogram and, after adding transportation and other charges, the total cost of the commodity came to 40 rupees

  • Another suspected dengue death in Delhi, toll reaches over 20

    New Delhi : A 36-year-old woman died of suspected dengue on Sunday evening, taking the toll from the disease in the national capital to over 20. According to the family members of the deceased Anita, she was admitted to Max hospital in Saket after moving from one hospital to another. “The Max hospital asked us to pay more than Rs 5 lakhs to claim the body. We had already paid one lakh fifty thousand

  • murder case

    New Delhi: Bodies of mother, 2 kids found in suspected murder case

    New Delhi : Bodies of a mother and two kids were found in West Delhi’s Raghubir Nagar on Monday morning, police said today. The police immediately reached the spot and have not ruled it as a case of murder. According to reports, the husband of the deceased woman is in Jaipur. Further details are awaited.