Free Press Journal
  • Mexico earthquake toll rises to 61, search and rescue ops underway

    Mexico City : At least 61 people have died after the most powerful earthquake to hit Mexico in a century struck off the southern coast, toppling houses, damaging hospitals and government offices, and sparking mass evacuations.

  • Younis not attending farewell to be hosted for him by Pak Board

    Karachi : Former captain and only Pakistan batsman to score 10,000 Test runs, Younis Khan has made it clear that he will not attend a farewell reception being hosted by Pakistan Cricket Board for him and other two stalwarts in Lahore next week.

  • Pak using terrorism as tool of state policy: India at UN

    It is ironic, that our neighbour, Pakistan, well-known for providing safe havens to terrorists and using terrorism as a tool of state policy, has used this platform to yet again covet Indian territory, cloaking its designs in the garb of concern for justice and self-determination

  • Saudi suspends talks with Qatar, cites facts distortion

    Riyadh : Saudi Arabia on Saturday suspended any dialogue with Qatar, accusing it of distorting facts soon after a phone call between the rulers of both countries offered hope of a breakthrough in the three-month-old Gulf crisis.

  • Pianist commits suicide from friend’s high-rise

    Mumbai : A 29-year-old Bengaluru-based musician allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the twelfth floor his friend’s residence in Bandra — Concord building.

  • China, Pakistan to begin second phase of trade talks next week

    Pakistan may not sign the second phase of the FTA as it fears that the move will further increase imports from China. Authorities in Beijing are unwilling to accept Islamabad’s demand for the revival of the preferential treatment for exportable products under the FTA.

  • Data breach: Equifax faces $70bn lawsuit

    Washington : As nearly half of the US population fell victim to a massive cyber fraud at credit reporting agency Equifax, a Democratic Senator has called for a probe while a class-action lawsuit seeking up to $70 billion in damages has been filed against the company.

  • US call centre scam: 4 Indian-origin men plead guilty

    Washington: Four Indian-origin men have pleaded guilty to conspiracy and fraud charges for their roles in a massive telephone impersonation fraud and money laundering scheme in the US perpetrated by a network of India-based call centres, the US Department of Justice said.

  • City soon to have Madhavbuag clinic for heart ailments

    BHOPAL : Madhavbaug hospital, which has series of clinics and hospitals based on mixed treatment Allopathy with ‘panchkarma’ of Ayurveda for heart problems in the country, will setup its clinic in Bhopal by next month.

  • Protests over Myanmar’s treatment of Rohingyas

    Dhaka : Thousands of people took to the streets across Asia to denounce Myanmar’s treatment of the Rohingya Muslim minority as some 290,000 of them have fled to Bangladesh to escape the ongoing violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state since August 25.

  • Panamagate: SC to hear Sharif plea on Sept 12

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s Supreme Court will hear on September 12 a review plea filed by ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his children challenging his disqualification in the Panama Papers scandal.

  • 61 years of LIC: Week-long celebration concludes with cultural evening

    BHOPAL : A cultural evening was organised on Thursday to conclude the week-long celebrations of LIC’s 61 years of existence. Employees of LIC along with their family members presented various cultural performances on the occasion.