Free Press Journal
  • Abuse of children shameful: Vatican

    The Holy See treats with great seriousness the work of the Investigating Grand Jury of Pennsylvania and the lengthy Interim Report it has produced. The Holy See condemns unequivocally the sexual abuse of minors Greg Burke, director, Vatican’s Press Office.

  • Duleep Trophy: India Red post 230-6

    Dindigul (Tamil Nadu) : Madhya Pradesh batsman Ashutosh Singh made a patient, unbeaten 57 as India Red reached 230 for six on the opening day of the Duleep Trophy match against India Green here.

  • In Uganda, pop star takes on President, at his peril

    Kampala : In his red beret and jumpsuit the Ugandan pop star Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, better known as Bobi Wine, leads cheering campaigners down a street, punching the air and waving the national flag.

  • Imran cruises through trust vote

    Islamabad: Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan was on Friday elected as Pakistan’s 22nd Prime Minister by the National Assembly. The PTI chief won with 176 seats while his opponent, PML(N) president Shehbaz Sharif, secured 96 votes, Dawn reported. Khan will take the oath of office on Saturday.

  • Kamala 1st PIO to serve US Senate

    Washington: Kamala Harris, the first Indian-American to serve in the US Senate, is set to make her first endorsement in an Iowa campaign on Friday, sources said. Harris, a California Democrat, will endorse Deidre DeJear for Iowa Secretary of State, the informed sources told Politico news.

  • Workers sign protest letter over China Google: NYT

    Washington : Hundreds of Google employees have signed a protest letter over the company’s reported work on a censor-friendly search engine to get back into China, The New York Times said.

  • Chinese Army conducts fire drill in Tibet

    Beijing : A digital combat unit of China’s military has conducted live fire drills in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, which Chinese experts say displayed the country’s determination to build a strong army capable of winning a war in all weathers and territories, official media reported.

  • China may be training pilots to target US: Pentagon

    Washington : China is actively developing its fleet of long-range bombers and “likely” training its pilots for missions targeting the US, according to a new Pentagon report.

  • Indonesian cops kill dozens in Asian Games cleanup

    Jakarta: Police in the Indonesian capital have killed dozens of people as part of an escalating crackdown against petty criminals ahead of the Asian Games, in a campaign Amnesty International Indonesia  has described as “unnecessary and excessive”.

  • Shelter case: CBI searches twelve places in Bihar

    Patna : The CBI on Friday raided 12 places in Bihar, including former Minister Manju Verma’s residence, in connection with its probe into the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape cases, an official said.