Free Press Journal
  • Australia PM calls election for July 2

    Canberra: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said today the nation would go to the polls on July 2 as he seeks his own mandate with the public just eight months after deposing predecessor Tony Abbott in a party coup.

  • Hillary enabler of husband’s affairs: Trump

    Washington: An unrestrained Donald Trump has launched a full-scale personal attack on Hillary Clinton, saying she has been an “unbelievably nasty, mean enabler” of her husband’s abusive behaviour against women, raising once again former President Bill Clinton’s marital infidelities.

  • Sanders leaves door open on being Clinton’s VP

    Washington: US presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders vowed to keep fighting for the Democratic nomination all the way to the convention in Philadelphia but has kept the door ajar on the possibility of being his current rival Hillary Clinton’s running mate.

  • N Korean leader says will only use nuclear weapons if attacked

    Pyongyang: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un told a rare ruling party congress that his country was a “responsible” nuclear weapons state, with a no first-use policy and a commitment to non-proliferation, state media reported today.

  • Iraqi forces shut down Baghdad amid political crisis

    Baghdad: Apprehending possible clashes during fresh protests, Iraqi security forces on Sunday blocked major roads and bridges across Baghdad to prevent followers of prominent Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr from reaching the Green Zone they stormed a week earlier.

  • Canada fire ‘out of control,’ doubles in size

    Fort McMurray: A ferocious wild fire wreaking havoc in Canada doubled in size and officials warned that the situation in the parched Alberta oil sands region was “unpredictable and dangerous.”

  • Indonesia’s Muslim cyber warriors take on IS

    Jakarta: A group of Indonesian “cyber warriors” sit glued to screens, as they send out messages promoting a moderate form of Islam in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country.

  • IPL: 2016 Gujarat opt to field against KKR

    Kolkata: Gujarat Lions captain Suresh Raina won the toss and elected to field against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) contest at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday.

  • Afghan road crash inferno leaves at least 73 dead

    Ghazni (Afghanistan): At least 73 people were killed today when two buses and an oil tanker burst into flames in a head-on collision in eastern Afghanistan, health officials said, in one of the worst road accidents in the war-battered country.

  • Delhi BJP to stage protest against DJB tanker scam tomorrow

    New Delhi: Delhi BJP will hold protest outside the DJB headquarters and its offices tomorrow, protesting AAP government’s “silence” over the alleged Rs 400-crore tanker scam during Sheila Dikshit regime.

  • 12 killed, 43 injured as bus falls into gorge

    Shimla: Twelve persons were killed and 43 others were injured when a Himachal Road Transport Corporation bus fell into a deep gorge near Joginder Nagar in Mandi district, about 200 km from here, police said today.

  • I am the victim of my image: Prachi Desai

    Actress Prachi Desai, who will be again seen in a girl next door image in her next film “Azhar”, agrees that she has been victim of her own image. The actress, who previously played the sweet girl image role in films like “Rock On!!”, “Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai”, will once again be seen in somewhat similar character in Emran Hashmi starrer film.

  • Vir Das extends his South African tour

    An artist’s first priority is always its audience, having said, Actor and Comedian Vir Das who was recently in news for announcing his South Africa stand-up tour, has decided to extendhis tour.