Free Press Journal
  • India-born British billionaire launches renewable plan in Oz

     Canberra : India-born British billionaire Sanjeev Gupta has launched a $1 billion, one-gigawatt renewable energy plan based in South Australia’s mid-north that he says will lead the country’s industry transition to more competitive power.

  • Empire State Bldg, Niagara lit-up in Tricolour

    New York : The iconic Empire State Building and Niagara Falls were illuminated with the Tricolour to mark India’s 72nd Independence Day with the Indian diaspora in the US celebrating the occasion, showcasing the country’s rich cultural heritage and history in a series of events.

  • 21-year-old suicide survivor undergoes historic face transplant

    OHIO: After a 31-hour-long face transplant surgery, 21-year-old Katie Stubblefield has turned over a new leaf in her life. She underwent 17 surgeries before finally going under the knife for the transformational procedure.

  • Christopher Paetkau

    A joke makes Canadian fly nearly 42300 km in opposite direction to Arctic

    A man from Canada’s Winnipeg ended up taking the longest flight of his life after he boarded a wrong one. Filmmaker and wildlife photographer Christopher Paetkau was heading to Inuvik from Yellowknife, however, he accidentally took a flight to Iqaluit which is 2,260 km in the other direction from his original destination. As per BBC, it all happened when, while boarding, he asked a flight attendant if his flight was going to

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    Chinese rover set to explore far side of Moon

    Beijing: China’s space agency has revealed images of the exploration vehicle with which it hopes to reach the far side of the Moon by the end of this year, a feat no country has ever accomplished, the media reported on Thursday.

  • Genoa bridge collapses, PM declares 12-month state of emergency after 39 dies

    Rome: Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Wednesday declared a 12-month state of emergency after a section of a motorway bridge recently collapsed in Genoa that claimed 39 lives. Conte further announced that he allocated five million euros for the smooth facilitation of search and rescue operations.

  • Imran Khan, Shehbaz Sharif file nomination papers for Pakistan Prime Minister poll

    Islamabad : Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday filed their nomination papers for the election of Prime Minister, slated to be held in the National Assembly (NA) on August 17.

  • US priests abused over 1000 kids

    Harrisburg : A priest raped a 7-year-old girl while he was visiting her in the hospital after she’d had her tonsils removed.

  • China’s head Buddhist monk quits in sex probe

    Beijing: The head of China’s government-run Buddhist association quit his post on Wednesday amid an investigation into allega­ti­ons that he coerced several nuns into having sex with him.

  • Tribe from India, Qaeda funder: PIO restaurateur told in Kentucky

    New York : An Indian-origin restaurateur in the US has been racially targeted by a customer who referred to him and his family as “a tribe from India” and went on to comment he “probably just funded Al-Qaeda” by eating at the hotel, the media said. Taj Sardar, the owner of ‘The Kings Diner’ in Ashland, Kentucky, was targeted by racial posts by the man after eating at his restaurant, WSAZ-TV reported.

  • Trump Tower sued over water pollution

    Washington : The US state of Illinois has filed a lawsuit against the Trump Tower in Chicago, alleging that it was releasing millions of gallons of water into the Chicago River without assessing its impact on pollution.

  • Sudanese-origin Britisher named in car crash near UK Parl

    London : British citizen of Sudanese origin Salih Khater was driving the car that injured three persons in a terror attack outside the UK’s Parliament, government sources said on Wednesday.