Free Press Journal
  • Four Hazaras shot dead in Balochistan in case of targeted killing

    Islamabad : At least four ethnic Hazara people were shot dead when unidentified gunmen opened fire on their vehicle near Balochistan’s Mastung area on Wednesday. The police sources said was an incident of targetted killing, reports the Dawn.

  • Opposition targets govt over agrarian crisis, farmers’ suicide

    New Delhi: Opposition members in Rajya Sabha today strongly raised the issue of agrarian crisis in the country, saying farmers were being forced to do distress sale of crops in the face of cheaper zero-duty imports.

  • Pakistan violates ceasefire in Bhimber Gali sector

    Rajouri: The Pakistan Army on Wednesday violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC0 in the Bhimber Gali sector of Jammu and Kashmir. The violation took place at 08:45 a.m. to which the Indian Army is retaliating strongly and effectively. This comes a day after Pakistan violated the ceasefire in the Bhimber Gali, Naushera and Poonch sectors yesterday. Earlier on Monday, a jawan was injured in the ceasefire violation carried out by Pakistan

  • World No 1 shot-putter Manpreet Kaur fails dope test

    New Delhi: India’s leading shot-putter Manpreet Kaur, who won the gold medal at the recently concluded 22nd Asian Athletics Championships in Bhubaneswar, has failed a doping test.

  • Facebook to launch paid news subscription product

    San Francisco: A week after nearly 2,000 publishers in the US formed the News Media Alliance to get an anti-trust exemption from the Congress to negotiate over advertising revenue with digital platforms, a top Facebook executive has confirmed the company would soon launch a news subscription product.

  • California blaze destroys 8 structures near Yosemite

    Fresno: Tall grass from a deluge of winter rains is fueling wildfires throughout the western US, damaging more than a dozen homes in Nevada and forcing residents from communities on the outskirts of Yosemite National Park in California, authorities have said.

  • Anjum Chopra backs Mithali & Co. to beat Australia in World Cup semi-final

    London: Former skipper Anjum Chopra believes India have a 50-50 chance of defeating Australia in Thursday’s semi-final of the ongoing ICC Women’s World Cup. “Yes, I think India can beat Australia,” Chopra was quoted as saying by ESPNcricinfo.

  • Congress sponsored shutdown cripples life in Tripura

    Agartala: A 12-hour shutdown called by the opposition Congress against a tribal party’s indefinite road and rail blockade demanding separate state for the tribals crippled life in Tripura on Wednesday.

  • BMC parody: Shiv Sena hits back at RJ Malishka with song, notice for mosquito-breeding

    India’s famous Radio Jockey Malishka has come under fire for a song sequence on Shiv Sena-led Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in the wake of the monsoon and what the common man goes through during the rainy season. Malishka’s song, ‘Mumbai Tula BMC var Bharosa Nai Kai’ (Mumbai…don’t you have faith in BMC) had gone viral on social media and commoners and celebrities are responding to it.

  • 10 stunning Game of Thrones’ destinations every fan must visit

    Game of Thrones has literally taken the world by storm. The American fantasy drama television series is based on a series of fantasy novels by American author George RR Martin titled ‘A song of Ice and Fire’. The series has claimed a major 1,243 deaths in six seasons and it is said that season seven has more to come. The blood and betrayal drama is set in an immense world, incorporating several

  • Andhra Pradesh: Seven nabbed with demonetised currency worth one crore

    Vijayawada: In a major haul, the Andhra Pradesh police caught a gang of seven members, who tried to exchange demonetised currency worth one crore in Vijayawada. Joint Commissioner of Police B. V. Ramana Kumar said that the gang has been taken into custody when they were exchanging the demonetised currency.