Free Press Journal
  • Long-term Afghan presence sends message to Pak, Taliban

    Washington: With Pakistan and Taliban hedging their bets on the planned withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan, a top US commander has pushed for a long-term commitment to the war-torn country arguing that it would send “a message” to both Islamabad and the militant group.

  • Loud music ban lifted on Goa Carnival, Ganesh Chaturthi

    Panaji: Goa government has issued notification allowing loud music till late night for several festivals, including the Carnival, which begins in the state from tomorrow, and Ganesh Chaturthi.

  • Oil up as weak dollar offsets supply concerns

    Singapore: Crude prices rose today as a weaker US dollar offset concerns over a global supply glut and diminishing hopes of a near-term deal by major petroleum producers to cut output.

  • Cong has failed to maintain law and order in K’taka: BJP

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday slammed the Chief Minister Siddaramaiah-led Karnataka Government over the assault on a Tanzanian student in Bengaluru, saying that the Congress-led Government had failed to maintain law and order in the state.

  • Solar Scam: Ruckus in Kerala Assembly, Opp stages walkout

    Thiruvananthapuram: Protests broke out in the Kerala Legislative Assembly on Friday over the solar scam as opposition LDF lawmakers staged a walk-out during Governor P. Sathasivam’s speech on the opening day of the budget session.

  • Vin Diesel shares Deepika Padukone’s first look from ‘xXx3’

    Los Angeles: Action star Vin Diesel shared the first picture of him and Deepika Padukone shooting for their much awaited film “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage”. Diesel, 48, took to Instagram to share Deepika’s look in the movie. “First day of filming… Xander and Serena… P.s. 17 million beautiful souls. Thanks for the love,” he captioned the picture, in which he is seen wrapping his tattooed arms around the Bollywood actress.

  • Sanjay Dutt’s son to appear in remix of Raj Kapoor’s song

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt’s son Shahraan will make his movie debut in his father’s home production “Hasmukh Pighal Gaya”, by featuring in the remix version of an old classic song from Raj Kapoor’s film.

  • Hamid Ansari

    Vice President Ansari expresses grief over Siachen tragedy

    New Delhi: Vice President Hamid Ansari on Friday expressed grief over the fatal accident in Siachen where ten Indian Army soldiers, who were hit by a massive avalanche, were declared dead.

  • Lack of sleep can turn you into Facebook addict

    Washington D.C: If you find yourself checking your Facebook account many times during the day, then it is a sign of compulsive behavior, which, according to a recent study, is a result of lack of sleep.

  • United Nations

    Pakistan seeks early resolution of Kashmir issue

    Lahore: Pakistan has reiterated its demand for early resolution of the dispute over Kashmir in accordance with the UN Security Council resolutions.

  • Australia recall Khawaja in bid to save series

    Wellington: In-form batsman Usman Khawaja has been recalled to the Australian side as the world champions fight to stay alive in their one-day international series against New Zealand on Saturday.

  • Ex-Ferrari chief has no ‘good news’ on Schumacher

    Milan: Sombre ex-Ferrari chief Luca de Montezemolo admitted that he did not have “good news” regarding the condition of stricken Formula One legend Michael Schumacher.