Free Press Journal
  • Lobsang Sangay to be sworn-in as exiled Tibetan PM tomorrow

    Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh): Political leader of Tibetans-in-exile, Lobsang Sangay, will be sworn in as Prime Minister of Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) in Himachal Pradesh’s Dharamsala on Friday.

  • Reduced victory margin of Rahul by 80 per cent: Irani

    Salon (Rae Bareli): Union minister Smriti Irani today said she had “reduced” the victory margin of Rahul Gandhi by 80 per cent because the Nehru-Gandhi family did not fulfill its promises.

  • First teaser poster of ‘Banjo’ out!

    New Delhi: The makers of the upcoming flick ‘Banjo,’ starring Riteish Deshmukh and Nargis Fakhri in the lead roles, have released its first teaser poster.

  • Workaholism may lead to anxiety, depression

    London: Workaholics, take note! You may be more prone to psychiatric symptoms such as depression and anxiety, researchers including one of Indian-origin have warned. Scientists examined the associations between workaholism and psychiatric disorders among 16,426 working adults. “Workaholics scored higher on all the psychiatric symptoms than non-workaholics,” said Cecilie Schou Andreassen from University of Bergen in Norway.

  • Modi’s rule ‘most disappointing’ for country: Congress

    New Delhi: Terming the performance of two-year-old Modi Government as the “most disappointing” for any dispensation since independence, Congress today said there is little to celebrate for the country,as it fielded a battery of senior leaders to counter government’s claims of development and delivery.

  • Eat fruits during pregnancy to have smarter kids

    Toronto: Would-be-mothers please listen! The more fruits you eat during pregnancy, the higher would be your kid’s IQ levels, reveals a study. The results showed that if pregnant mothers ate six or seven servings of fruit or fruit juice a day on average, their infants placed six or seven points higher on the IQ scale at one year of age.

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    Kerala government unhappy over Italian Marine being allowed to leave

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday expressed the state government’s displeasure and blamed the Centre after the Supreme Court cleared the decks for Italian Marine Salvatore Girone to leave India.

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    Two years of ‘high-flying’ Modi short on delivery: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena presented its own report card on Thursday on the second anniversary of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government, terming him a “high-flier” who is strong on announcements but short on delivery.

  • UN chief urges dialogue with North Korea

    Seoul: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon today urged a return to talks with North Korea, during a visit to South Korea that has fuelled speculation of his presidential ambitions in his home country. “We must find the path back to dialogue,” Ban said at a peace and security forum on the southern island of Jeju.

  • 10 unforgettable Shayaris of Aamir-Kajol starrer ‘Fanaa’ on its 10th anniversary

    For all you Kajol and Aamir Khan fans, today the romance, crime and drama epic ‘Fanaa’ has completed 10- years. Aamir Khan and Kajol played the lead role, wherein Aamir Khan plays the role of tourist-cum-terrorist, and flirts with Kajol who is enacting the role of a blind woman in the first half of the movie. Thereafter, the lead lady falls in love with good-cum-bad guy, and also regains her eye-sight only

  • ‘Taliban strike sign of US exasperation with Pak’s duplicity’

    New York: The American drone strike killing Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour is a sign of the US’ “exasperation” with Pakistan’s “duplicitous game” as it has relied on the Taliban and the Haqqanis to protect its interests in Afghanistan and prevent India from increasing its influence there, an editorial in a leading daily said today.

  • Pak confirms death of Mullah Mansour

    Islamabad: Pakistan today confirmed the death of Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a US drone strike in the country while travelling under false name and with a fake Pakistani identity document.

  • Clinton, Sanders deadlocked in California: Polls

    Washington: Democrat front-runner Hillary Clinton and rival Bernie Sanders are virtually deadlocked in California, the biggest prize of the 2016 Democratic presidential primary season, according to a new poll. The survey, conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California, finds Clinton with only a small lead over Sanders, 46 percent to 44 percent, among likely voters in the Democratic primary on June 7, Politico reported on Thursday.

  • Mukherjee lists 8 steps to resolve issues between India, China

    Beijing: Outlining eight “pillars” for the future of India-China relations, President Pranab Mukherjee today underlined the need for comprehensively resolving challenges including the boundary question through “political acumen” and “civilisational wisdom”.

  • Nuclear Pakistan has destabilising effects: US Expert

    Washington: Nuclear weapons in Pakistan’s hands have “corrosively destabilising” effects in the region and provide a license for the country’s sub-conventional wars against India, a top American expert has said. “Unfortunately nuclear weapons in Pakistani hands have had larger and more corrosively destabilising effects: they have enabled Pakistan to pursue its revanchist aims of recovering the disputed state of Jammu and Kashmir by force, or more specifically, by unleashing state-supported terrorism against India

  • Is Dawood running international drugs racket via Nepal?

    Kathmandu: Police in Nepal are probing a suspected link of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim in cocaine smuggling in the international market via Nepal. This follows the recent arrest by Nepal Police of three Pakistani nationals linked to the international drugs market and who are believed to be close to Dawood. After their involvement in fake currency, and white and brown heroin smuggling, the links of some Pakistani nationals in cocaine smuggling in

  • Post-flood recovery work begins in Lanka

    Colombo: With 101 people dead in the floods and landslides in Sri Lanka and another 100 still missing or presumed dead, the Lankan Army along with other government agencies has begun clearing works as flood waters recede.