Free Press Journal
  • Fresh raid in Belgium over foiled French terror plot

    Brussels: Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam wants to cooperate with French authorities once he is extradited from Belgium, his lawyer said today, as Belgian police carried out a raid linked to a foiled French terror plot.

  • Informs EU, major world capitals about arrest of spy from Balochistan

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday said it has informed the European Union and major world capitals about the arrest of an Indian ‘spy’ from restive Balochistan province and asked Iran to provide details of his ‘spy network’. Kulbhushan Yadav, the alleged chief operative of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) was arrested by Pakistani security agencies last week from Chaman near Quetta.

  • Stewardess too took ‘selfie’ with hijacker!

    London: It seems that the Briton who took a cheeky snap with the EgyptAir hijacker was not the only one to do so with another selfie surfacing on social media showing an air stewardess posing with the phoney bomber.

  • Migrants under Turkey,EU deal set for return

    Athens: A first batch of migrants are set to return from Greece to Turkey on Monday under the terms of an EU readmission deal reached this month, European Commission sources said.

  • IS chief Baghdadi’s ex-wife wants to live only in Europe

    Stockholm: An ex-wife of Islamic State group (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, with whom he had a daughter, wants to live in Europe “in freedom”, she told Swedish daily Expressen in an interview published today.

  • Obama, Biden attack Donald

    Washington: In remarks aimed at presidential candidate Donald Trump, US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have cautioned against those “formenting division” by exploiting fear among people in the wake of the recent terror attacks around the world. Obama said the intent of the terrorists was to “weaken our faith” and lead people to turn their backs on those who are most in need of help and refuge.

  • Punish women for illegal abortions, fumes Trump

    Washington: Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has kicked off a political storm with his latest controversial comment that women should be punished for illegal abortions, drawing flak from political opponents who termed the remark ‘horrific’ and ‘shameful’.

  • ‘Great Escape’ hero denied payout due to red tape!

    London: A survivor of the fabled ‘Great Escape’ from a World War II Nazi concentration camp was initially denied compensation after the British government ruled he had not suffered enough, declassified documents revealed on Thursday.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi government’s record mixed, experts tell lawmakers

    Washington: The record of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government after completion of over two years in power has been “mixed” as despite doing its best to roll out a red carpet for investors it has preferred caution over boldness, an American expert on India has told lawmakers.

  • Sri Lankan army chief calls for intl probe into war crimes

    Colombo: Asserting that Sri Lanka has “nothing to fear”, the former army chief who led the victorious military campaign against the LTTE today called for an international probe into alleged war crimes committed during the last phase of the country’s brutal civil war.

  • indian inflation

    Retail inflation for industrial workers eased to 5.53% in Feb

    New Delhi: Retail inflation for industrial workers eased to 5.53 per cent in February compared to 5.91 per cent in January due to softening of price of food items. “The year-on-year inflation measured in terms of Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) stood at 5.53 per cent in February, 2016 compared to 5.91 per cent for the previous month and 6.3 per cent in the corresponding month of the previous year,” a

  • Abe says Japan ‘cannot do without’ nuclear power

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today said Japan “cannot do without” nuclear power, speaking on the eve of the fifth anniversary of the devastating Fukushima disaster.

  • PM begins his day in US with interaction with Indian diaspora

    Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi started his day in the American capital with an interaction with the Indian-American community members. Modi came out of the hotel where he is staying in Washington DC to meet the Indian-Americans who had gathered outside in large numbers since early in the morning to have a glimpse of their popular leader.

  • Sadhguru

    Why Do People Criticize?

    Criticism and denial always tend to look more intelligent than acceptance and creating something. Always, the opposition sounds more intelligent because they only criticize, they are not doing anything. Those people who create something, they do not look intelligent because when you create something, you will make many mistakes. Some things go right, some things go wrong. One who just sits and criticizes suddenly sounds so intelligent, but very few of them

  • Xiaomi unveils flagship Mi 5 for Rs 24 999 in India

    New Delhi: Known for offering high-end smartphones at disruptive prices, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Thursday released its much-awaited flagship device Mi 5 at Rs.24,999 to maintain its dominance in the world’s largest market with budget devices.

  • Judicial custody of Bhujbal, nephew extended till April 13

    Mumbai: The special court for Prevention of Money Laundering Act cases today extended till April 13 the judicial custody of NCP leader and former Maharashtra minister Chhagan Bhujbal and his nephew and former MP Samir.

  • Tata Steel UK sell off plans No impact on Tata Steel chess meet

    Chennai: Chess grandmasters can heave a sigh of relief as Tata Steel Ltd’s decision to sell off its steel business in UK will not impact the famous and prestigious Tata Steel Chess Tournament, said an official.

  • Himachal assembly passes 2016 17 budget

    Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh assembly on Thursday passed the 2016-17 budget and the appropriation bill authorising the Virbhadra Singh government to spend Rs.34,738.72 crore from the state’s consolidated fund.