Free Press Journal
  • American dream landing Punjabi youths in US jails

    Washington: Chasing the American dream, Bunty Singh (not his real name) illegally entered the US after crisscrossing several countries, but landed in an immigration detention centre in New Mexico where he has been languishing for the last 16 months. Hailing from a middle-class family of Jalandhar, Singh, whose father is in Punjab Police and mother a housewife, left his hometown more than two years ago.

  • Indian-origin woman in Singapore faces jail term in biggest US Navy bribery case

    Singapore: A 57-year-old Indian-origin Singaporean woman, accused of being involved in the largest bribery case in the history of the US Navy, may face a jail term of more than three years, a media report said today. Sharon Rachael Gursharan Kaur, who was a lead contract specialist for the US Navy, was allegedly involved in the USD 35-million ‘Fat Leonard’ scandal, which resulted in the arrest and conviction of several senior officers of

  • Pakistan: Woman abducted, gang raped in Karachi city

    Karachi: A 21-year-old woman was allegedly abducted from outside a public park at gunpoint and raped by three men in Pakistan’s Karachi city, police officials said. The incident took place around 7.30 pm yesterday in the Gulsha-e-Hadeed neighbourhood of Pakistan’s financial capital, they said.

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    TIME’s Donald Trump cover captures Zero Tolerance policy row

    New York: The latest cover of TIME’s magazine, featuring US President Donald Trump and a wailing child has captured the controversial ‘Zero Tolerance’ policy of the US administration.

  • Columnist Charles Krauthammer dies at 68

    Washington D.C.: Pulitzer Prize-winning Columnist, Charles Krauthammer, whose weekly column was syndicated to more than 400 publications worldwide, has died at the age of 68. Krauthammer had announced on June 8 that doctors had given him just weeks to live, reported the Variety.