Free Press Journal
  • Pak slams India, others for seeking permanent UNSC seat

    United Nations : Targetting India, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi on Tuesday rejected the attempts of countries to seek permanent UN Security Council membership, saying it was “inconceivable” that any institution does not value “principles of representation and accountability” through periodic elections.

  • Saudi Arabia deports 39,000 Pakistanis in four months: Report

    Riyadh : Some 39,000 Pakistani nationals have been deported from Saudi Arabia in the past four months for visa violations even as a top security official has ordered a “thorough scrutiny” of Pakistanis allowed in to the Kingdom amid concern that some of them could be ISIS sympathisers.

  • Row erupts as UK Speaker opposes Trump address

    London : House of Commons Speaker John Bercow has got embroiled in a controversy after insisting US President Donald Trump should not be allowed to address the lower house of parliament during his state visit.

  • 19 killed in suicide blast at Afghan Supreme Court

    Kabul : At least 19 people were killed and 41 wounded on Tuesday in a suicide blast at Afghanistan’s Supreme Court in Kabul, officials said, the latest attack to rock the war-torn capital.

  • Saudi man attempts self-immolation next to Kaaba in Mecca

    Jeddah : A ‘mentally ill’ Saudi national tried to set himself on fire beside the Kaaba inside Mecca’s Grand Mosque, the Islam’s holiest site, but his attempt was foiled by alert pilgrims and security forces, police said on Tuesday.

  • Simultaneous polls not a bad idea: Prime Minister

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday made a strong pitch for simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and Assemblies and asked all parties to consider this suggestion by rising above political considerations.

  • BSP, BJP rework their strategy in western UP

    Lucknow : With the SP-Congress alliance going strong after initial hiccups, BSP and BJP have been forced to rework their strategies in the western belt of Uttar Pradesh where Muslim voters are a major force to reckon with.

  • Drama, desperation… cut to UP as action begins

    Lucknow : The action has begun in Uttar Pradesh. Election strategists, central and state ministers, Chief Ministers from other states and the Prime Minister himself are criss-crossing the sprawling state as they hard-sell their parties to voters.

  • 16 US Attorney Generals challenge immigration ban

    Washington: As many as 16 US Attorney Generals have joined the bandwagon opposing President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban on citizens from seven Muslim- majority nations, saying the “discriminatory” order is “unconstitutional and un-American”.

  • Idea launches 4G services in UP East

    Idea Cellular, announced the launch of world class 4G services in UP East, at an event in Uttar Pradesh. Starting with the two major towns of Lucknow and Kanpur, Idea’s 4G services will cover other major towns of Varanasi and Allahabad within this month, and cover 23 towns of UP East by March 2017.

  • ‘Nuclear deal as blueprint for other disputes’

    Tehran: Iran’s president says Tehran’s landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers could serve as a blueprint for resolving other Mideast disputes.

  • Honda Cars India to launch new Honda City 2017

    Honda Cars India, leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India will launch the new Honda City 2017 on 14th February 2017. The company commenced the pre-bookings of the new car at all authorised Honda dealerships across the country with a booking amount of Rs 21,000.