Free Press Journal
  • Sikh ‘torture’ in Punjab raised in UK Parliament

    London: The UK government today said that it would take “extreme action” if any British citizen is being tortured as the case of a Scottish-born Sikh man, who has been jailed in India, was raised in the House of Commons.

  • Britain’s defeat at ICJ a ‘humiliating blow’: UK media

    London: Justice Dalveer Bhandari’s victory over Britain’s candidate in the world court is a “humiliating blow” for the UK, the media said today, even as India asserted that the hard-fought race will not impact the bilateral ties.

  • Kashmiri parties call for rights violations in PoK to end

    London : Kashmiri parties, including the London-based Kashmir Voice International (KVI) London, have unanimously passed a resolution calling for an end to human rights violations in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, and to allow international human rights organisations to visit the region to make independent assessments of the situation on ground.

  • China launches three remote sensing satellites

    Beijing: China today launched three remote sensing satellites designed to improve observation capability to promote commercial use for the remote sensing industry.

  • At least 50 dead in Nigeria mosque bombing: police

    Kano (Nigeria): At least 50 people were killed today in a suicide bomb blast at a mosque in the northeastern town of Mubi, in Adamawa state, northeast Nigeria, police said.

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    No nuclear strike in 2 months: Is Kim Jong-un unwell?

    Pyongyang: It seems like North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is not keeping well these days as the country has not launched any ballistic missile since last two months. North Korea, who staged repeated weapons tests in the recent past, has been noticeably quiet in the past 60 days, leading to fears about the health of its leader, says a report by News.com.au.

  • India’s Dalveer Bhandari re-elected as ICJ judge

    New York: India’s nominee Dalveer Bhandari was re-elected as the fifth judge to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) after the United Kingdom withdrew the nomination of Christopher Greenwood on Monday. According to the U.N. News, Bhandari received the absolute majority of votes in elections at the Security Council and the General Assembly.

  • 20 ISIS, Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

    Kabul: At least 20 militants belonging to the Taliban insurgent group and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. According to the Khaama Press, the 201st Silab Corps in the East said the militants were killed during the operations in three different districts in the past 24 hours.

  • Govt raises Rs 14,500 cr from Bharat-22 ETF

    This is the highest-ever NFO collection in the history of mutual funds in India.  The ETF saw bids of nearly Rs 32,000 crore coming in, with FIIs bidding for one-third of the money.

  • Mugabe ignores deadline to resign

    Once-formidable Mugabe is now a virtually powerless figure, making his continued incumbency all the more unusual and extending Zimbabwe’s political limbo.