Free Press Journal
  • Omar Abdullah

    Narendra Modi has weighed Kashmir issue in rupees: Omar Abdullah

    Srinagar: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has weighed the Kashmir issue in “rupees and paise”. Jammu and Kashmir’s former chief minister tweeted after Modi announced an economic package of Rs.80,000 crore for the state. “PM Modi has made the same mistake of weighing the Kashmir issue in rupees and paise,” Abdullah tweeted.

  • China’s Huawei to supply smartphones to Cuba

    Havana: Cuba’s Etecsa and China’s Huawei have signed an agreement to bring smartphones to the island and improve the quality of both voice and data services.

  • Russia awaits concrete evidence on plane crash

    Beijing: Russia awaits concrete proof on the cause of the Metrojet Airbus crash last weekend in Egypt while European investigators believe an explosion was the cause after analysing the two flight recorders.

  • China, Singapore to negotiate FTA upgrade

    Singapore: Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong witnessed the launch of negotiations to upgrade the China-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (CSFTA) on Saturday, the second day of Xi’s state visit to the island-nation.

  • China

    China to curb rapidly rising medical expenses

    Beijing: China has issued guidelines for curbing rapidly rising medical expenditures in the country’s public hospital system, the media reported on Saturday. According to the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC), the guideline issued on Friday urged local authorities to closely monitor the rise of medical costs at public hospitals in their jurisdiction, particularly the cost of medicine, medical consumables and large-scale medical examinations, and to publicise the surveillance results regularly,

  • Simple Saliva Test

    Simple saliva test detects Ebola in a jiffy

    London : A simple saliva test to detect the deadly Ebola infection has been found effective under field conditions in Senegal and Guinea, a new study says.

  • China, Russian e-commerce firms work together

    Beijing: Chinese e-commerce platform xbniao.com has signed an agreement with Russia’s B2B-Centre platform. According to the agreement signed on Thursday in Beijing, Chinese companies can open stores at the B2B-Centre, one of the largest e-commerce platforms in Russia, and the purchasers can seek business opportunities through xbniao.com, Xinhua reported. Founded in 2014, xbniao.com focuses on cross-platform services for buyers and sellers through integration of B2B and B2C. B2B-Centre has 230,000 corporate clients

  • Chinese, Taiwanese leaders begin historic summit

    Singapore: A minute-long handshake between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Taiwanese counterpart Ma Ying-jeou kicked off a landmark summit between the two leaders in Singapore on Saturday. The historic Xi-Ma meeting at the Shangri-La Hotel, started at 3.00 p.m., The Straits Times reported. This is the first cross-strait summit since the end of a civil war in 1949. Both China and Taiwan have said cross-strait peace and cooperation are on the

  • Super Volcano

    Indonesian volcano erupts

    Jakarta: Mount Barujari in Indonesia’s West Nusa Tenggara province erupted on Saturday with the potential of lava flow, officials said.

  • Nitish, Modi

    Day before vote count, Bihar wounders who will rule

    Patna: Who will rule Bihar for the next five years, Nitish Kumar-led Grand Alliance or the BJP-led NDA? The people were talking the issue like never before on Saturday, a day ahead of the counting of votes polled in the just-concluded five-phased assembly polls.

  • Nabam Tuki

    AP: Rebel Cong MLAs refuse to attend meet to defuse crisis

    Itanagar: Trouble mounted within the ruling Congress in Arunachal Pradesh as 21 MLAs opposed to the leadership of Chief Minister Nabam Tuki have decided to skip a Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting tomorrow to resolve the crisis in the state unit.

  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee

    PM announces Rs 80,000-cr package for J-K, invokes Atal Bihari Vajpayee

    Srinagar: Invoking Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s mantra for development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced a package of Rs 80,000 crore for Jammu and Kashmir and pledged to transform it into a new, modern, progressive and prosperous state for which there will no dearth of money.

  • Udaipur

    Visit the uber and urbane Udaipur

    Udaipur is a place that casts its spell on everyone who comes to discover its mesmerizing beauty. Considered as one of the most romantic places in India, the city of Udaipur hosts charismatic structures that are awe-inspiring. The royals, who created an oasis in the state of Rajasthan, are remembered for their panache and aesthetic appeal. It has been called “Venice of the East” and “The City of Lakes”. For being a center of enchanting

  • Virat Kohli

    There were no demons in the wicket: Virat Kohli

    Mohali: India may have wrapped up the first Test against South Africa in just under three days but skipper Virat Kohli today said that there were “no demons” in the wicket, though he admitted it was more of a bowlers’ game.

  • Ellie Goulding

    Ellie Goulding attends fetish party with beau

    Los Angeles : Singer Ellie Goulding has revealed that she attends fetish parties with her boyfriend Dougie Poynter, but says there’s never any raunchy behaviour between them at such events.