Free Press Journal
  • Pakistan must act against all militant groups: US

    Washington: The US has asked Pakistan to target all militant groups, including the LeT, after release of a State Department cable which suggested strong links between the notorious spy agency ISI and the Haqqani Network.

  • Pakistani-origin politicians on ISIS hit-list

    London: Britain’s two prominent Pakistani-origin Muslim politicians – business secretary Sajid Javid and former Conservative party chairperson Sayeeda Warsi – have featured on a hit-list published by ISIS terror group.

  • In a first, British hospital livestreams surgery in virtual reality

    London: Taking the benefits of the virtual reality (VR) technology in healthcare sector to a new level, doctors at Royal London Hospital on Thursday successfully livestreamed in 360 degrees an operation conducted upon a 70-year colon cancer patient using the VR technology.

  • First arrests in UK linked to Paris, Brussels terror attacks

    London: In the first arrests in the UK directly linked to the probe into the Brussels and the Paris attacks, five persons, including a woman, have been arrested by counter-terrorism police here. The arrests were made as part of a Europe-wide investigation, involving French and Belgian authorities, into the terrorist attacks in Paris last November and Brussels last month.

  • Baby rescued after strong quakes hit Japan

    Tokyo: Rescuers dramatically pulled a baby girl from a collapsed house early today more than six hours after a swarm of powerful earthquakes rocked southwestern Japan and left nine people dead.

  • Clinton cites effort in getting India, China commit to GHG cut

    New York: US Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton cited her efforts to get India and China committed to cutting greenhouse gas emissions during a heated debate with rival Bernie Sanders as the two clashed aggressively over economic growth and energy security.

  • PCB chief hints at interim coach for Pak team

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board is considering the option of appointing an interim coach for the team’s tour of England in July-August as it continues its hunt for a long-term replacement for Waqar Younis. After the Board’s Annual General Meeting, PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan told the media in Lahore it is continuing to assess potential foreign and local candidates for the position of head coach.

  • China voices opposition to US-Philippines joint patrols in SCS

    Beijing: China today voiced “resolute opposition” to the US-Philippines joint patrols in the South China Sea, saying the “harmful” move will flare regional contradictions and damage peace and stability in the disputed territory.

  • Nadal tops Wawrinka to set up Murray clash in Monte Carlo

    Monte Carlo: Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal will face Andy Murray in the semi-finals of the Monte-Carlo Masters tennis tournament after sweeping past 2014 winner Stanislas Wawrinka 6-1, 6-4 on Friday.

  • China second ranking general visits disputed islands

    Beijing: China’s second-ranking general recently visited the country’s man-made islands in the South China Sea, the Defence Ministry said today, underscoring China’s defiance in the face of calls by the US and others to cease construction work that they say is raising tensions in the region.

  • Campaigning ends for second phase of Bengal polls

    Kolkata: Campaigning came to an end on Friday for the second phase of the West Bengal assembly elections, involving 56 seats in seven districts including six in north Bengal where polling will be held on April 17.

  • Cottage Launches – “First Home of India Handloom Brand Products in Mumbai”

    Mumbai, 15 April’16: Shri Dayanand Shetty, Actor, in presence of Mr. R.M.Parmar, Dy. Director, Weavers Service Centre today inaugurated “The First Home of India Handloom Brand Products” at CCIC, D.N. Road, Fort, Mumbai. The first “India Handloom Brand” showroom was launched in Delhi in March’16. Cottage has joined hands with the Office of Development Commissioner (Handloom) in promoting and marketing the India Handloom Branded products by which customer will get authentic and

  • JNU

    JNU amends admission policy, reduces grace marks for women

    New Delhi: JNU has reduced the compulsory grace points given to women candidates as it amended its admission policy after nearly a decade. “Now female and transgender candidates who have pursued their education from any of the areas in JNU’s list of backward areas are entitled to relaxation of four marks. While girls and transgenders not belonging to any backward areas can get a relaxation of only two points,” a senior university official

  • Warbling Wonders!

    With technology to the rescue, lack of vocal talent need never get in the way of a singing spree, says Vanessa Viegas.

  • Delhi ranked 44th among world’s 50 ‘future-ready cities’

    New Delhi: The national capital has been recognised as one of the 50 future-ready cities around the world that are embracing technology to adapt and thrive in an ever-changing and globalised future, according to a report by IT major Dell.