Free Press Journal
  • On Chhath, Bihar’s Rohtas celebrates folk culture on riverbank

    Rohtas (Bihar): Endowed with natural beauty, an old bank of River Sone in the historic Rohtas district in south Bihar will come alive with folk songs and performances this Chhath, as part of an overnight programme coinciding with the festival, which seeks to revive the forgotten and fading cultural legacy of the region.

  • Jihadi John fathered secret son in Syria

    London: Jihadi John, the dreaded Islamic State executioner killed in a US drone strike in Syria last week, reportedly fathered a son who is automatically entitled to British citizenship.


    Revised DPP soon to boost ‘desi’ defence manufacturing: IAF official

    Hyderabad: The government would soon come out with a revised defence procurement procedure (DPP) to bolster efforts under ‘Make in India’ campaign and increase engagement of Indian industries in the field of defence manufacturing, a top IAF official has said.

  • NASA probe spots hints of gamma-ray cycle in ‘active’ galaxy

    Washington: Astronomers using data from NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have detected hints of periodic changes in the brightness of a so-called “active” galaxy, whose emissions are powered by a supersized black hole.

  • Islamic State must be defeated not contained: Hillary Clinton

    Washington: US presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has said the Islamic State militant group must be defeated not contained, even as she asserted that the US was not at “war with Islam” but against violent extremism.

  • Uncapped defender Jemerson gets Brazil call

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazil coach Dunga has called up uncapped Atletico Mineiro defender Jemerson for the team’s home World Cup qualifier against Peru in Salvador on November 17. The 23-year-old replaces David Luiz, who was suspended after being sent off in Brazil’s 1-1 draw with Argentina in Buenos Aires on Friday, Xinhua reported on Sunday. Jemerson has made more than 100 appearances for Atletico and was part of the team that won

  • Grand Alliance possible for UP polls : Akhilesh Yadav

    Sant Kabir Nagar (UP): Taking a cue from the massive victory of the Grand Alliance against BJP in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said such a tie-up was possible in the state where Assembly elections are due in early 2017.

  • Hillary Clinton

    World needs to unite against jihadist ideology: Hillary Clinton

    Des Moines (US): US Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton has made an impassioned plea Saturday for global unity against radical Islam, a day after terror attacks killed at least 129 in Paris.  “We need to have a resolve that will bring the world together to root out the kind of radical jihadist ideology that motivates organisations like ISIS,” she said in opening remarks at a prime-time televised debate in Des Moines, Iowa. The Islamic State group

  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama holds meeting with National Security Council

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has held a meeting with his national security team to review the security situation and intelligence information in the wake of the deadly attacks in France that were claimed by ISIS.

  • ISIS warns Paris carnage is ‘first of the storm’

    New Delhi : After French President Francois Hollande accused the ISIS of waging an ‘act of war’, the terror outfit came out and issued a warning saying the Paris attack was just the ‘first of the storm’ that was heading towards France.

  • Security up in some US locales, business as usual at others

    New York: Times Square, French consulates and sports stadiums saw increased security but authorities noted the stepped-up patrols were out of an abundance of caution following the Paris terror attacks that killed at least 129 people.