Free Press Journal
  • US flies bombers over South Korea again in show of force

    Seoul: The United States today flew a pair of supersonic bombers over ally South Korea for the second time in as many weeks in a show of force following North Korea’s latest nuclear test earlier this month.

  • Pak PM consults army chief ahead of UNGA address

    Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has held a telephonic conversation with Pakistan’s powerful army chief General Raheel Sharif ahead of his speech at the UN in which he is expected to raise the Kashmir issue, amid signs he may tone down his rhetoric to reduce tensions with India.

  • Pak teenage Christian boy arrested for blasphemy

    Lahore: A 17-year-old Christian boy has been arrested under Pakistan’s controversial blasphemy laws for sharing on Facebook an “inappropriate” photograph of Kaaba in Mecca, Islam’s holiest site, police said today.

  • Pakistan’s nuclear programme cannot be limited: Lodhi

    New York: Pakistan today said its nuclear programme “cannot be limited” and the world should first put an end to India’s atomic activities, a day after the US asked Islamabad to exercise restraint in its nuclear ambitions.

  • Harshavardhan’s misdemeanour irks scribes

    Okay, so Mirzya might easily be the biggest film a debutant has got. Its music is catching on and the reviews have all been very positive. Even before they have started promotional tours, Harshavardhan has been touted as the most stylish debutant. While all that is good media is not too pleased with the actor.

  • Uri attack: India summons Pakistani envoy

    New Delhi: Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Wednesday summoned Pakistani High Commissioner Abdul Basit here following Sunday’s cross-border terror attack on an army base at Uri in Jammu and Kashmir in which 18 Indian soldiers lost their lives.

  • Fawad is hopelessly in love…with his wife

    Next month, the dreamy eyed Fawad Khan will become a parent once again. While his wife is going about keeping pace with his busy schedule, Fawad is trying to finish all his work assignments so that he can be next to his wife next month when the baby is due.

  • SRK is getting AbRam addicted

    If you happen to be one of the lucky ones to have had access to Mannat, it might be quite futile entering in there because all you will see are eyes glued to monitors and no one really saying much other than an occasional shout of jubilations. Yes, the boys in the family will be busy at the gaming station, yes AbRam included.

  • Centre sanctions additional 10,000 SPOs for J&K Police

    New Delhi: In an effort to reach out to people of Jammu and Kashmir, the Home Ministry has approved recruitment of additional 10,000 Special Police Officers (SPOs) in the state police force.

  • Parched has been a liberating process for Surveen

    Surveen Chawla says since working on “Parched”, she has stopped judging other women. Surveen plays a village dancer in the movie, which also stars Radhika Apte, Tannishtha Chatterjee and Sayani Gupta.

  • Working towards punishing Uri attack perpetrators: Parrikar

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said the government is working towards ensuring that the perpetrators of the deadly Uri attack are punished as it will “not sleep over” terror being pushed into India from across the border.

  • Success is not the most important thing for Big B

    Everyone is raving about Pink. There is not a single segment in the audience who has come out disappointed but Big B, who plays a lawyer in the film is not satisfied.

  • International Peace Day observed in Sikkim

    Gangtok: Sikkim today observed the International Day of Peace through the theme of “Yoga for World Peace”in which enthusiastic school children participated.

  • Watching sad movies ups pain threshold study

    London: Watching films that reduce you to tears may increase your threshold for pain and boost feel-good chemicals in the brain, Oxford scientists have found, says PTI. They also found that stories that arouse our emotions trigger the same mechanisms as other forms of bonding.

  • ‘Mars-quakes’ could produce energy source to support life

    New York: Rocks formed by the grinding together of other rocks during earthquakes are rich in trapped hydrogen and similar seismic activity on Mars may produce enough hydrogen to support life, a study says, according to IANS.