Free Press Journal
  • India, not terrorism, biggest threat, Pakistan tells US

    Washington: Sartaj Aziz, foreign affairs adviser to the Pakistan prime minister, has said “India, not terrorism, is the biggest threat to the region”, and asked India to reduce its nuclear stockpile so that Pakistan can consider reciprocation.

  • ‘Osama warned against declaring an Islamic State too soon’

    Washington: Osama bin Laden warned al-Qaeda affiliates against prematurely declaring an Islamic caliphate and cautioned his fighters against excessive display of brutality, according to newly declassified files seized from his Abbottabad hideout.

  • US man shoots himself dead while taking selfie with gun!

    San Francisco: Killer selfie! In a bizarre incident, a 43-year-old man in the US shot and killed himself accidentally while taking a selfie with a gun in hand. The man from Concrete, Washington, who has not been named, accidentally shot himself in the face with what he thought was an unloaded gun.

  • Sikh boy mocked, assaulted on bus for wearing turban in Aus

    Melbourne: In a hate-fuelled attack, a 13-year-old Sikh school boy in Australia, travelling in a bus here, was assaulted, mocked and threatened with being stabbed for wearing a turban. Harjeet Singh, was riding the bus home, when two males and a female ringleader — all believed to be in their late teens assaulted and mocked him.

  • Relationship

    Teaching teens about relationships can curb dating violence

    New York: Teens indoctrinated in relationship issues have lower tolerance for aggression and dating violence, says a recent study which observed that healthier dating attitudes can be acquired after even a brief involvement in an anti-violence curriculum.

  • Goan-origin EU nationals in UK worry about Brexit

    London: Thousands of Goans who migrated to the UK on a European Union (EU) passport using their Portuguese ancestry are concerned about their future in the event of Britain leaving the 28-member bloc.

  • Maharashtra CM, ministers now embark on ‘drought tours’

    Mumbai: In a bid to pre-empt an opposition onslaught during the coming Maharashtra assembly budget session, the chief minister and his ministers embarked on a daylong tour of some of the worst drought-hit regions, official sources said on Thursday.

  • Jat stir: Haryana govt to waive off house tax and water tariff

    Chandigarh: Giving a major relief to those whose residential and commercial properties were damaged during the Jat quota agitation, Haryana Government today decided to waive off the house tax and water tariff on such properties for one year.

  • Xiaomi Redmi Note

    Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 3 launched in India for Rs. 9,999 

    New Delhi: In a bid to take the lion’s share in the mid-priced smartphone segment, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Thursday launched Redmi Note 3 — the world’s first device equipped with Snapdragon 650 processor in India.

  • There is sufficient evidence against R K Pachauri: Police

    New Delhi: There is “sufficient evidence” against TERI Executive Vice Chairman R K Pachauri that he sexually harassed, stalked and threatened his former woman colleague, the Delhi Police has said in its charge sheet filed before a court here.

  • Katheria did not speak anything objectionable: Rajnath

    New Delhi: Rejecting Opposition demand for sacking of Union Minister Ram Shankar Katheria and slapping of sedition charge against him for an alleged hate speech in Agra, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said he did not say anything “objectionable” and media reports on the event appeared to be “distorted and incorrect”.

  • Farmers refuse to clear land for Modi’s function in Bihar

    Patna: Around three dozen farmers in Bihar’s Vaishali district have refused to reap their standing wheat crops to make space available for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s function on March 12, officials said on Thursday.

  • Javed Akhtar

    Taking off film by bulling is wrong: Javed Akhtar on ‘Aligarh’

    New Delhi: Noted lyricist and Rajya Sabha member Javed Akhtar has criticised the cancellation of screenings of Hansal Mehta’s “Aligarh” in Aligarh, calling it bullying and extra-constitutional. The Manoj Bajpayee-starrer is based on the li e of Aligarh Muslim University professor SR Siras, who was sacked on the charges of homosexuality.

  • Tigers

    MP has 397 tigers, count goes up by 89

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh now has 397 tigers, as per the latest state government census, an increase of 89 big cats since the last counting done in 2014, a senior official has said. Notably, Madhya Pradesh had lost its ‘Tiger State’ tag to Karnataka a few years back.

  • BCCI

    Pepsi back as BCCI sponsor

    New Delhi: Beverage major PepsiCo, which pulled out as title sponsors of the BCCI backed IPL in October, today entered into a four-year partnership with the apex cricket body as an associate sponsor for all its international matches at home.

  • Repeating mysterious cosmic radio bursts detected

    Toronto: Astronomers have for the first time detected repeating short bursts of mysterious and powerful radio waves from an enigmatic source that is likely located well beyond the edge of our Milky Way galaxy.

  • cyber attack

    ISIS hackers target the wrong Google

    London: Hackers affiliated to ISIS terror group who promised to take down International search engine giant Google has instead targeted a small India tech firm, according to a media report.

  • India jumps two places to 5th in ICC Women’s C’ship standing

    Dubai: Riding on their 3-0 clean sweep against Sri Lanka, Indian women’s team has jumped two places from seventh to the fifth spot in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s Championship standings which was released today.