Free Press Journal
  • Diwali stamp released by US Postal Service

    New York: A Diwali stamp was launched here by the US postal service, capping seven-year-long efforts by Indian-Americans and influential American lawmakers to commemorate the festival of lights.

  • US is a declining world power, says annoyed Pak

    Special Kashmir envoy of Sharif quoted as saying after conclusion of an interaction at the Atlantic Council, one of the top American think-tanks

  • I don’t love or hate Putin: Donald Trump

    Washington: US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has shrugged off allegations that he would be too close to Vladimir Putin if elected, saying he was unsure of his relationship with the Russian President.

  • UN envoy warns east Aleppo facing complete destruction

    Geneva: The UN’s Syria envoy on Thursday made an impassioned appeal to save eastern Aleppo, warning the city faced total destruction and urging Islamist fighters to leave so civilians can get aid. “In maximum two months, two and a half months, the city of eastern Aleppo at this rate may be totally destroyed”, Staffan de Mistura told reporters in Geneva.

  • India welcomes Antonio Guterres as next UN Secretary-General

    United Nations: India has welcomed the selection of Portugal’s former premier Antonio Guterres as the next UN Secretary General to replace Ban Ki-moon. “Congratulations & Best wishes. India welcomes Antonio Manuel de Olivera Guterres as next Secretary General of @UN,” India’s Ambassador to the UN Syed Akbaruddin tweeted.

  • Pakistan can never be a friend of Kashmiris says Senge Sering

    Washington: Terming Islamabad as a “thief in Gilgit-Baltistan”, Senge Hasnan Sering, the Director of the Gilgit-Baltistan National Congress, criticised the country’s government for helping the Taliban kill American soldiers, and asserted that Pakistan, which occupies a third of Kashmir, can never be a friend of Kashmiris.

  • Hitler was drug addict; veins collapsed due to injections: book

    London: Adolf Hitler was a gibbering “super- junkie” whose veins were all but destroyed by thousands of opiate injections and the Nazi dictator’s heavy reliance on drugs was behind his “increasingly erratic” decision-making in later stages of World War II, a new book has claimed.

  • Genelia Deshmukh glad to give her sons both rural, urban childhood

    Genelia Deshmukh has lived her life on her own terms whether it is choosing marriage when she was at her career’s best or becoming mother at an early age. The actress says that she is currently enjoying her time with her two sons and is glad to give them a mix of both urban and rural upbringing.

  • Never planned my career: Prabhudheva

    Multi-faceted talent Prabhudheva, an actor, choreographer and filmmaker who has had a glorious career of almost three decades in Indian cinema, says he had never planned to become a director or producer. Coming up next on his platter of film productions is “Devi”, a Tamil horror thriller with a pinch of comedy.

  • Hrithik Roshan mimics Amitabh Bachchan for Kaabil

    We all know that Hrithik’s character in the film is that of a blind man who lives a normal life just like any other, but did you know that he earns a living by being a dubbing artiste? He has always been known to take up challenging films and role, be it a handicap in Guzaarish or a villain in Dhoom 2, Hrithik has always given applaud worthy performances due

  • Sharad Pawar

    4 surgical strikes during UPA, but didn’t publicise it, Sharad Pawar

    Nagpur: Amid a raging debate over the surgical strikes carried out by the Army across the LoC, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, a former Defence Minister, today said there were similar strikes during the UPA regime, but the then government didn’t boast about the action.

  • Soldiers stand guard near the place where an encounter took place in the Tanghdar sector, north of Kashmir's Kupwara district, Wednesday.

    Four militants killed as army foils 3 infiltrations bids

    Srinagar: Four militants were killed while trying to infiltrate from Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK) as alert army troops foiled three bids by terrorists to enter into India in the wee hours today.

  • Jitu Rai bags silver at shooting World Cup

    Bologna (Italy): India’s ace pistol shooter Jitu Rai on Thursday clinched the silver medal in the mens 50 metre pistol event at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup final here.

  • Infants pay more attention to native language cues: study

    London: Nearly from the moment of birth, human beings possess the capacity to distinguish between speakers of their native language and other language, reports IANS. Thus, they pay more attention to native language cues in deciding where to place their focus as well as adopt to the native speakers’ cultural behaviour, a study has found.