Free Press Journal
  • China, Pak naval ships complete drills in East China Sea

    Beijing: The Chinese and Pakistani navies today concluded their two-day naval exercises in the East China Sea in which two ships each from both sides took part. This is the first time navies of both the countries conducted exercises in the East China Sea which separates China and Japan, official media here reported.

  • Foreign Secys to draw dialogue roadmap for next 6 months: Aziz

    Islamabad: Underlining that there is “visible improvement” in Indo-Pak ties, Pakistan has said the foreign secretaries of the two countries will meet on January 15 to draw up a roadmap for the next six months to carry forward the bilateral engagement. The Pakistan government will focus on the revival of peace process in Afghanistan and the consolidation of the process of improvement of relations with India, Prime Minister’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz told Radio Pakistan.

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    Want badminton to do well in India: Akshay Kumar

    Mumbai: Superstar Akshay Kumar says even though cricket is considered as a religion in India, he wants more people to be aware of badminton and play the sport. Akshay, who is the brand ambassador of Premier Badminton League (PBL) feels the sport needs encouragement.

  • Nepal’s Madhesi Morcha has not split: Mahto

    Kathmandu/New Delhi: An ailing Sadbhawana Party president Rajendra Mahto on Sunday stoutly denied that the Madhesi Morcha, an alliance of four parties of Nepal’s Terai region demanding amendment to the country’s statute, has split. Mahto’s assertion came in the wake of media reports from Kathmandu that the Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha, spearheading the over four-month-old protest, had split with Mahto opting for continuing the agitation separately.

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    Cristiano Ronaldo says no regrets to matters beyond football pitch

    Madrid: Portuguese star striker Cristiano Ronaldo says he has no regrets and “goes to bed every night with a clear conscience”. Speaking to the “El Mundo” newspaper in an interview published on Sunday in Spain, the Real Madrid striker speaks about matters beyond his performance on the football pitch and says he “doesn’t see life like a battle”, reports Xinhua. “Everyone can think what they like about me, but I go

  • Greece defiant on pension cuts ahead of key talks

    Athens: Greece’s prime minister today said his government will not give in to “unreasonable” demands as the debt-ridden country braces for critical negotiations with international creditors on the thorny issue of pension reform.The warning came just days after Athens got one billion euros under the terms of its third bailout programme.

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    All religions teach us truth and non-violence: Bhagwat

    Mumbai: Stressing that India’s culture is its true strength, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today said all religions teach us to adopt the path of truth and non-violence. Bhagwat also said that India can show the way forward to the world and that ancient teachings of saints should be first practised in one’s home and later spread outside.

  • Hiddink wants Chelsea to emulate squad of 2009

    London: Chelsea coach Guus Hiddink has said he will try and convince his football players to follow the leadership qualities of the side he took charge of during his first stint as interim manager in 2009. However, the Dutchman is still learning about the players he is currently managing after inheriting the post from Jose Mourinho a month back. “It’s a bit different from all those years ago, I’m not going to

  • Indore: ‘Green corridor’ created for speedy delivery of organs

    Indore: Heart and liver of a 20-year-old brain dead woman were today rushed in less than 10 minutes via ‘green corridor’ for organ transplantation from a busy city area to the airport for separate destinations.”The ‘green corridors’ were created twice in the city with the help of the traffic police and district administration, from a private hospital at Choithram crossing to the airport for transporting the two vital organs donated by the woman’s family.

  • Maha govt makes field visits compulsory for senior babus

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government has directed senior bureaucrats to undertake periodic visits to the offices or branches of their respective departments across the state to monitor implementation of government policies. A government resolution (GR) issued by the general administration department yesterday says the additional chief
    secretaries, principal secretaries and secretaries will have to visit the field offices on the first and third Friday and Saturday of every month.

  • United coach van Gaal concerned over injuries to Jones, Young

    Manchester: Manchester United head coach has expressed injury concerns over defender Phil Jones and winger Ashley Young following the club’s 2-1 win over Swansea at Old Trafford. Jones was on Saturday replaced with Matteo Darmian at half-time while Paddy McNair came on for Young in the second half.

  • I can make Harry Styles a solo success: Jay Z

    London: Rapper Jay Z believes he can make One Direction star Harry Styles a huge success as the singer embarks on his solo career. The 46-year-old “Empire State of Mind” rapper said he can hook Styles, 21, up with the top artists and producers and ensure his solo career goes really well, reported Daily Star.

  • Saudi Foreign Minister’s visit to Islamabad delayed

    Islamabad: Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir’s visit to Islamabad on Sunday has been delayed due to unknown reasons.Al-Jubeir was supposed to visit Islamabad in a bid to take the Pakistani leadership into confidence over the 34-nation military alliance coalition to combat terrorism, the Dawn reports.

  • Probe launched into ’24 hours’ of terrorists’ presence before Pathankot attack

    Pathankot (Punjab): Security agencies in Punjab are investigating the movement of terrorists 24 hours before they launched a pre-dawn Fidayeen attack on the IAF base near here on Saturday, especially in context of the resources they may have used to reach the high-security target after sneaking into India from the border with Pakistan.
    The security and investigation agencies, including the National Investigation Agency (NIA), are trying to reconstruct events from the night of

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    PM calls for integrating yoga, Indian medicine in health care 

    Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pitched for integrating Yoga and traditional Indian medicine more closely into the health care system and make wellness a part of life for all in India and rest of the world. Inaugurating an “International Conference on Frontiers in Yoga Research and its Applications” at Jigani, about 30 km from Bengaluru, he asked health professionals, policy makers, government organisations and industry to bridge the distance between the various forms of medicine systems.

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    Virtual Reality technology could rule 2016

    London: Following years of hype, 2016 looks to be the year that Virtual Reality (VR) actually becomes real as firms like HTC, Sony and Samsung propose to launch equipment this year to make this possible.

  • Recover politicians’ deleted tweets on Politwoops

    New York: Social networking website Twitter and Politwoops have struck a deal that would allow people to access the controversial tweets that politicians posted and later deleted after public outcry.

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    Advani describes Bardhan as ‘voice of the poor’

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader L.K. Advani kn his condolence message on Sunday described veteran Communist Party of India leader A.B. Bardhan as “voice of the poor”.

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    Terrorists failed to destroy IAF assets: Home Secretary

    New Delhi: The terrorists who attacked the IAF base near Pathankot in Punjab failed to destroy the IAF assets due to timely action by security forces, Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi said on Sunday.