Free Press Journal
  • Marriage Bill for Hindus tabled in Pak Assembly

    Islamabad: After decades of delay and inaction, the much-debated Hindu Marriage Bill 2016 that seeks to give a legal framework to the marriages in minority community, has finally been tabled in Pakistan’s National Assembly.

  • Pak man kills wife for ‘honour’, 14 yrs after killing 1st wife

    Karachi: Fourteen years after he killed his first wife, a Pakistani man has murdered his second wife by repeatedly stabbing her before slitting her throat with a knife, in the latest case of “honour killing” in the country.

  • Nepal PM Prachanda likley to visit India ahead of China

    Kathmandu: Prachanda is likely to visit India on his first official foreign trip as Nepal’s prime minister, in a departure from his earlier practice when he visited Beijing ahead of New Delhi in 2008.

  • Clarify Baloch policy, US experts to Modi

    “He’s (Modi) either appeasing hardliners at home or deliberately signalling to Pakistan in an effort to strengthen India’s hand in future discussions”

  • Sindhu storms into Olympics final

    Rio de Janeiro: P V Sindhu scripted history by becoming the first Indian shuttler to reach the finals of the women’s singles competion at the Rio Olympics as she stunned Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in straight games to assure India of atleast a silver medal here today.

  • Indians in UK most educated among minorities: Report

    London: The Indian-origin population in the UK tends to be more educated and less unemployed when compared to other ethnic minorities, according to a new report released today, even as it warned that Britain must tackle the problem of an “entrenched” race divide in the country.

  • Brazil police detain two US swimmers on plane

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian police pulled two US Olympic swimmers off a plane about to leave the country for questioning in a row over their claim to have been victims of an armed mugging, US officials said today.

  • Balochistan CM says no one supported Indian PM’s statement

    Islamabad: Balochistan Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri on Thursday said no one in the Pakistani province had supported Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement that the Baloch people had thanked him for his support.

  • Cash awards pour in for Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi

    New Delhi: One day after Sakshi Malik ended India’s wait for a medal at the Rio Olympic Games, the windfall of cash rewards began to fill up the maiden woman wrestling bronze medallist’s coffers with a cumulative sum of over Rs 3.5 crore and a job promotion promised.

  • Hansal Mehta was astounded by Rajkumar Rao’s dedication

    Rajkumar Rao is an actor who has forged his way out beautifully in the world of Indian cinema. The actor is one of the best actors in Bollywood, he has given stellar performances in every film he has worked in. He has proved his metier as an actor ever since he began working in Bollywood.

  • 50 fishermen for a local touch in Banjo

    Upcoming musical drama, Banjo starring Riteish Deshmukh and Nargis Fakhri and directed by critically-acclaimed filmmaker Ravi Jadhav features a high-energy dance number celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi festival.

  • Manoj Bajpayee turns narrator for Neeraj Pandey

    Actor Manoj Bajpayee is currently busy shooting for his upcoming films and is working round the clock in order to fulfil his work commitments. Amidst the hustle bustle of shoot life, the actor recently took time off for his dear friend and Director Neeraj Pandey by lending his voice as a narrator for the director’s latest film Rustom.

  • Facebook Messenger gets advertising bots

    New York: Until now, bots from brands assisted you in making purchases on Facebook Messenger, but from now on these bots can directly send you advertisments and subscription messages, says IANS.

  • Good grasp of native language helps improve English skills

    New York: Pre-schoolers experience significant improvements in their English skills when they have a good grasp of their mother-tongue or native language, according to a new study, says IANS. Building on native language skills like the Spanish language appeared to improve English proficiency during preschool, thereby maximising their ability to enter school ready to learn.

  • Cell phones make you feel less connected to friends

    Washington: Contrary to common perception, the use of cell phones may actually lead you to feel less socially connected to friends and family, depending on your gender or cell phone habits, a new study has found, reports PTI.