Free Press Journal
  • Only talks can resolve Kashmir row: Farooq

    Mumbai : Hitting out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led governments both at the Centre as well as Jammu and Kashmir, Farooq Abdullah, the former chief minister of the State said that only ‘political will’ and ‘talks’ can solve the crisis prevailing in the Valley. He also said that war is not the only solution to put an end to extremism in Kashmir.

  • US desi woman faces hate attack as bandana gets mistaken for hijab

    San Francisco : A 41-year-old Indian-American woman has been racially attacked in the US state of California after a bandana on her head was mistaken as a hijab, the latest in a series of assaults following Donald Trump’s win. Nicki Pancholy was on her ‘peace walk’ when on return she found her car window shattered, her purse gone and a note calling her a “Hijab wearing b****,” and asking her to “get the

  • Xi, Putin discuss free trade, China-Russia ties

    Lima : Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for joint efforts by China and Russia to push forward the process of the Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP).

  • South Korea’s Park ‘colluded’ in corruption scandal

    Seoul : South Korean President Park Geun-Hye colluded with her close confidante in a major influence- peddling scandal that has engulfed her government, prosecutors said on Sunday, as they laid out charges against the longtime ally and two former presidential aides, reports AFP.

  • Merkel to seek 4th term as German Chancellor

    Berlin : German Chancellor Angela Merkel told her party on Sunday that she will seek re-election next year, a move likely to be welcomed in many capitals as a sign of stability following poll triumphs for Brexit and Donald Trump, reports AFP.

  • Tears and sadness as Turkish people pack up to leave Pak

    Lahore : All 24 students of grade-IV of Batool Fatima’s class were very sad after knowing that she was leaving them for Turkey, after Pakistan government ordered over 100 Turkish teachers and their family members to leave the country by Sunday.

  • Sikh mistaken for Muslim, abused, harassed at US store

    Boston : A 22-year-old Sikh, studying at the prestigious Harvard Law School, was allegedly abused and harassed at a store near the campus by a man who mistook him for a Muslim, reports PTI. Harmann Singh, a first year law student at the university, said he was shopping in a store in Cambridge, Massachusetts, while speaking on the phone with his mother, when a man walked in and said to the clerk behind

  • Make journeys safe: PM to rlys after UP mishap

    Surajkund/Agra : On a day when over 100 people were killed in the worst rail accident in recent years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked railways to work towards achieving the zero accident target to make train journeys safe, reports PTI.

  • Bride-to-be searches for father after train derails

    Pukhraya (Kanpur Dehat) : The whole world came crashing down around 20-year-old bride-to-be Ruby Gupta after the Indore-Patna Express derailed on Sunday as she is yet to trace her father.

  • Mumbai: Andheri-Kurla road walk to be enjoyble soon

    Mumbai: A city environment group has taken up the pilot project of creating better walking conditions on the crucial Andheri-Kurla Road, which is currently a nightmare for pedestrians.

  • Use of gas cutters to rescue passengers minimised

    Pukhrayan (Kanpur Dehat) : Use of gas cutters to rescue trapped passengers inside the mangled coaches of the tragedy-hit Indore-Patna Express was minimised as these produce excessive heat and release gases causing suffocation, reports PTI.

  • Journey for wedding turns nightmare for Bhopal family

    Pukhrayan : Trapped in the worst-hit S1 coach of the derailed Indore-Patna Express for over 10 hours before being rescued, businessman Arun Sharma’s journey to Patna by the train turned into a nightmare with his nine-year-old son missing, reports PTI.

  • Mumbai: Civic staff to collect tax at your doorstep

    Bhayandar: Mira Bhayandar residents could soon avoid long queues and hassles at the municipal corporation offices while paying their civic taxes. Buoyed by the record tax collections in the form of phased-out currency, the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC), in a first, has launched a unique initiative to fill its coffers.

  • Nitish condoles deaths, cancels govt function

    Patna : In the wake of the Uttar Pradesh train derailment tragedy, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday cancelled a function to release a report card of his government on completion of one year in office and expressed grief over the mishap that claimed over hundred lives and left over 200 injured, reports PTI.

  • Probe: Kanpur-Jhansi track videographed

    Pukhrayan (Kanpur Dehat) : Railways have videographed the entire Kanpur-Jhansi track to ascertain the reasons for the derailment of the Indore-Patna Express that has left close over 100 dead, reports PTI. General Manager of North-Central Railway Arun Saxena told reporters here that investigation will be conducted by the Commissioner of Railway Safety.

  • Infant dies as Pune hosp refuses part payment in defunct notes

    Pune : An infant girl died at KEM Hospital here on Monday after she was allegedly refused treatment by a prominent hospital for her heart condition, apparently over the issue of payment in demonetised currency notes.

  • Opposition to meet today; Cong issues whip

    New Delhi : A united Opposition is all set to corner the government in Parliament on Monday over the demonetisation issue with the Congress issuing a whip to its parliamentarians and leaders of opposition parties slated to meet to chalk out a joint strategy.