Free Press Journal
  • Syria Prez Assad has committed war crimes in Syria: US

    Washington : Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has committed “war crimes” with Russian support against his own people, the US said on Friday, as it put the Assad regime as well as Russia “on notice” following massive civilian casualties in rebel strongholds of the strife-torn country. White House Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah said the US is monitoring the situation in Syria, where more than 400 civilians were killed in the last five

  • Pakistan takes defence attaches of 6 nations on tour of LoC

    Islamabad: Pakistan today said it had arranged a visit of defence attaches of six countries, including from four permanent members of the UN, to the Line of Control to brief them about “Indian atrocities”.

  • FATF takes decision to put Pakistan on grey list for terror financing: Sources

    Islamabad: The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has taken a decision to put Pakistan on a grey list for terror financing, according to the sources. The motion brought forth by the United States (US) was backed by the countries like the United Kingdom (UK), France, and India. The insiders revealed that Pakistan’s traditional friend China withdrew its objections in putting Islamabad on the grey list.

  • Turbans must be shown as religious symbols: UK racism victim Ravneet Singh

    London : A prominent Sikh environmentalist from India, Ravneet Singh, who was allegedly attacked in the United Kingdom (UK) on Friday, called for the Indian government and the Gurudwara committees to indulge in “dialogue with other countries,” saying that they should be known as ‘Sikhs.’ “The Indian government and the Gurdwara committees should be in dialogue with other countries. We should be known as ‘Sikhs’. Turbans should be represented as a symbol

  • US makes H-1B visa approval tougher for 3rd-party worksites

    Washington: In a move that is likely to hit Indian IT firms and their employees, the Trump administration has announced a new measure that makes it tougher to issue H-1B visas to those to be employed at one or more third-party worksites.

  • Bashar al-Assad has committed war crimes in Syria: US

    Washington: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has committed “war crimes” with Russian support against his own people, the US said today, as it put the Assad regime as well as Russia “on notice” following massive civilian casualties in rebel strongholds of the strife-torn country. White House Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah said the US is monitoring the situation in Syria, where more than 400 civilians were killed in the last five days in the regime-led

  • Nepal to hold presidential elections on March 13

    Kathmandu : The Election Commission (EC) of Nepal on Thursday announced that the elections for the new president will be held on March 13. The EC on Thursday made the decision over the dates for the election after about a week of discussion with the political parties.

  • Canada flew celebrity Chef Vikram Vij to India at taxpayer expense for Justin Trudeau

    New Delhi: The Government of Canada flew Vancouver celebrity restaurateur and Chef Vikram Vij to India at the expense of taxpayer’s money to cook for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other ministers. Vij, the co-founder of Vancouver’s Vij’s restaurant, was flown to India as Trudeau is on a week-long trip in the country. At a meeting between the Canadian High Commissioner and

  • Australian Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce resigns amid sexual harassment claim

    Canberra: Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce announced his resignation on Friday following an allegation of sexual harassment.
    Joyce tweeted: “On Monday (February 26) morning I will step down as the Leader of @The_Nationals and Deputy Prime Minister of Australia. I would like to thank everyone for offering their support to me, especially the people of New England,” reports Efe news.