Free Press Journal
  • Lucknow’s ‘Clinton’ village cheers for nominee Hillary

    Lucknow : Jabrouli village in Lucknow, which shot to global fame after former U.S. president Bill Clinton’s visit in 2014, has come together to wish his wife Hillary ‘all the best’ in her campaign to become the next President of the United States of America.

  • Congress has divorced ideology: Amit Shah

    New Delhi : Attacking Congress for having ‘divorced’ ideology, BJP chief Amit Shah today deprecated caste and family politics and named ally Ram Vilas Paswan among those leaders whose parties are identified with a family. Speaking at a meet of writers, Shah said politics of ideology was the only alternative to the politics of caste, self-interest and family, and claimed that BJP government at the Centre and in states could execute their

  • ‘One nation one tax’ to end corruption: Jaitley

    New Delhi : As the government gears up for a fresh push to get the long-pending GST law passed, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the ‘one nation, one tax’ regime will reduce the taxation levels and also eliminate corruption.

  • Clinical trials for Ayurvedic medicines too

    NEW DELHI : The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has decided to bring all Ayurvedic and other alternative medicines under a strict procedure of research and clinical trials before they hit the market.

  • France church attackers ‘smiled’, spoke of Quran

    Rennes (France) : One of the jihadists who murdered an elderly French priest smiled as he carried out the attack, and nuns who witnessed the grisly murder said the killers spoke about a holy book, reports AFP.

  • Trump says he is taking the gloves off against Hillary

    Washington : Trashing his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton’s speech as “average”, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has said that he was taking the gloves off and he will be no more “Mr Nice Guy.”

  • US to return Japan military base land

    Tokyo :  The US will hand back 4,000 hectares of land currently being used for American military bases in Okinawa to Japan, the authorities have announced.

  • Two sisters shot dead in Pak in ‘honour killing’

    Lahore : Two young sisters were gunned down  by their brother in a case of ‘honour killing’, a day before their wedding in Pakistan’s Punjab province, police said.

  • Egged on by SCS row, PLA training hard to win wars

    Beijing : Undergoing radical transformation to increase its combat capability amid rising tensions over the disputed South China Sea, President Xi Jinping is pushing China’s 2.3 million-strong PLA which turns 89 on Sunday to train hard to win wars as it expands its high tech arsenal.

  • Scots rally for independence

    Pro-Scottish Independence supporters with Scottish Saltire flag masks pose for a picture at a rally in George Square in Glasgow, Scotland to call for Scottish independence from the UK. Several thousand pro-independence supporters marched and rallied in central Glasgow calling for Sottish independence from the UK. Independence for Scotland was rejected in a 2014 referendum but the June 2016 EU referendum result in favour of Brexit has ignited a new call for

  • Dhaka attack mastermind identified

    Dhaka : A Bangladeshi-Canadian was identified as the mastermind of Bangladesh’s worst terrorist attack at a cafe in Dhaka’s high-security diplomatic zone that killed 22 people, police said following new information from a raid on a terrorist hideout. An overnight security raid at Kalyanpur area in Dhaka four days ago provided police the clue to identify Tamim Chowdhury as the architect of the recent Islamist assaults, a police officer familiar with the investigations

  • Af cleric held for marrying six- year-old

    Kabul : An elderly Afghan cleric has been arrested after he married a six-year-old girl, officials said, in the latest case highlighting the scourge of child marriages in the war-battered country.

  • Australia moving up in the world… literally

    Sydney : Australia will adjust its latitude and longitude, a government science body says, to put the vast country into alignment with global navigation satellite systems.