Free Press Journal
  • Torkham border

    Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to peacefully resolve Torkham border issue

    Islamabad: Pakistan and Afghanistan on Monday agreed to peacefully resolve a border issue that has seen both sides locked in a fierce stand-off over construction of a gate by Pakistan. Clashes between troops of the two sides at Torkham, the busiest border crossing, on June 12 over construction of a gate by Pakistan led to fatalities on both sides. The crossing, in Khyber Agency, was reopened on Saturday after remaining closed for

  • Cristiano-Ronaldo

    Portugal coach convinced Ronaldo will score against Hungary

    Paris: Portugal chief coach Fernando Santos is convinced that star forward Cristiano Ronaldo will be able to net against Hungary on Wednesday in the third group stage match of the Euro football championship. Portugal need to defeat Hungary to guarantee a qualifying ticket to the round of 16.

  • Donald Trump

    Trump now claims he never suggested arming club-goers

    New York: Republican Donald Trump today claimed that he never suggested club-goers attacked in the Orlando massacre should have been armed. Trump said on Twitter that when he said “if, within the Orlando club, you had some people with guns, I was obviously talking about additional guards or employees.” But Trump was not so obviously talking about guards or employees.

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    Make triple talaq a punishable offence, says TIU

    Lahore : The practice of pronouncing three divorces in a sitting is contrary to the procedure laid down by Islamic Sharia and its practitioners should be punished, says the Sharia Board of Tanzim Ittehad-i-Ummat (TIU), a think tank associated with the Barelvi school of thought.

  • Ssharad Malhotra

    “I take it with a pinch of salt and move on”, says Ssharad Malhotra

    Born to act, success knocks his door recurrently. Luck discovered him on the way to his journey in small screen. Ssharad Malhotra of Colors’ popular Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki speaks exclusively with The Free Press Journal about his journey towards fame, controversies, his show and more…

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    Putin meets Azeri, Armenia leaders over Karabakh violence

    Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin today was to meet with the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan Monday in a bid to shore up a shaky truce over disputed
    Nagorny Karabakh. Putin, the regional power-broker, was to sit down separately with Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian and his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev in Saint Petersburg. The three would then meet together.

  • hero no 1, coolie no 1

    Hero No.1, Colie No.1 set for remakes

    Filmmaker Vashu Bhagnani is revisiting his popular 90s “No 1” film series and will produce the remakes of movies like “Hero No 1”, “Biwi No 1” and “Coolie No 1”.

  • Pritam

    Pritam won’t do Sunny 

    Yes, he is doing a film with the hottie Sunny Leone but when it comes to the headline of the article we mean the other Sunny. Yes, Deol! Though with Leone’s advent there hasn’t been much that we have heard about the muscle man himself but Pritam lives in constant fear that he might just make everyone remember the ‘dhaai kilo ka haath’ legend when they see him dancing.

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    23 Islamic State militants killed in Syria

    Damascus: At least 23 Islamic State militants were killed in an attack by Turkish artillery and US-led international coalition in Syria, the media reported on Monday.
    The attack took place on Sunday, after Turkish surveillance systems detected that IS was preparing to launch mortars into Turkish territory from northwestern Syria.

  • Kangana Ranaut

    Kangana Ranaut: Stuff of heroes 

    When Shirish Kunder decided to make a movie, everyone who supported Farah Khan came up and supported him, however the tide turned when apparently the man started rubbing people the wrong way and did not really look as ‘grateful’ as they had expected him to look. Result? A few slaps and well, loads of noses in the air and nothing much in the name of support.

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    Omar Mateen bought jewellery worth USD 9K days before shooting

    Washington: Orlando shooter Omar Mateen had bought jewellery worth nearly USD 9,000 less than a week before he killed 49 people at the Pulse nightclub, the worst mass shooting in modern US history. Mateen made the expensive purchases on June 6 at a Kay Jewelers in Jensen Beach, Florida, which is near the Lotus Gun Shop where he attempted to buy body armor, ABC News reported.

  • Shraddha Kapoor

    Shraddha Kapoor is never too busy… 

    Shraddha Kapoor is all too well aware of the need for some effective PR alongside working hard. She has been sweating it out on the basketball field while shooting for her upcoming movie HALF GIRLFRIEND opposite Arjun Kapoor.

  • Teesta water-sharing: Bangladeshi envoy to meet Mamata

    Dhaka: Bangladesh High Commissioner in India, Syed Muazzem Ali, will call on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata on Monday during which both sides are expected to resume talks on the Teesta water-sharing treaty.

  • Myanmar Rohingya may be victims of crimes against humanity: UN

    Geneva: Widespread and ongoing violations against Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya minority, including denial of citizenship, forced labour and sexual violence, could amount to crimes against humanity, the United Nations warned today.  In a report on the human rights situation for minorities in Myanmar, the UN human rights office said it had found “a pattern of gross violations against the Rohingya… (which) suggest a widespread or systematic attack… in turn giving rise to the

  • Deadly duo gone harmless

    Paris: Bayern Munich’s deadly duo Lewandowski and Mueller’s quiet start has gone under the radar although, in contrast to Portugal and Sweden, Poland and Germany look comfortably on track to make the last 16.   Neither even threatened to break the deadlock when they faced off in a 0-0 draw in Paris on Thursday.  Yet, Poland coach Adam Nawalka praised Lewandowski’s contribution in teeing up strike partner Arkadiusz Milik.

  • Sad, tired – Euro 2016’s strikers fail to fire

    Paris: They scored a combined 203 goals last season, but superstar strikers Cristiano Ronaldo, Robert Lewandowski, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Thomas Mueller and Harry Kane have yet to find the net at Euro 2016. A new, extended 24-team format was expected to give Europe’s finest poachers the opportunity to boost their goalscoring stats in a battle royale to claim the tournament’s golden boot.

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    Remo D’Souza off on vacation after 15 years

    Mumbai: Ace choreographer-filmmaker Remo D’Souza, who will return as super judge in the upcoming season of dance reality show “Dance +”, has taken off on a 10-day family vacation — and he is doing so after 15 years.

  • WADA chief ready for ‘precedent-setting’ action

    London: Craig Reedie, the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency, indicated tonay he would be prepared to back “precedent-setting action” against Russia following suggestions the country’s entire team could be banned from August’s Olympic Games in Rio. The founding president of WADA, Dick Pound, told Britain’s Sunday Times newspaper that such a ban was “not impossible”.