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

  • NY Attorney General sues Weinstein & Co

    New York : New York Attorney General Eric T Schneiderman has filed a lawsuit against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, his brother Bob, and their production house on their alleged failure to uphold the state and city laws against gender discrimination and sexual harassment.

  • JLF 2018: The literary kumbh starts in Jaipur

    The list includes names from Helen Fielding, the author of Bridget Jones’s Diary to Peter Bergen, one of the few journalists to ever interview Osama bin Laden, to Rupi Kaur, who rose to fame with her brand of ‘Instagram poetry’, to Sri Lanka-born Canadian writer Michael Ondaatje of The Cat’s Table, to Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Rezendes. From the other end of the spectrum are writers like Janice Pariat, Amish, Chandrahas Chaudhury,

  • Have a good relationship with Kim, says US Prez

    New York : US President Donald Trump has signalled that he has developed a “good relationship” with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, despite tensions between them.

  • Marvel creator Stan Lee accused of sexual abuse

    New York  : The creator of Marvel and a comic book legend Stan Lee has become the latest entrant in the never-ending list of powerful people who have been accused of sexual misconduct.

  • Mueller likely to quiz Trump on Russia probe

    Washington : US Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team wants to question President Donald Trump as part of the investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, media reports said on Tuesday.

  • Child playing with stove caused New York apartment blaze

    New York: The fire that ripped through an apartment building here, killing 12 people, appears to have been caused by a youngster who was playing with a stove, New York’s mayor has said.

  • 12 dead in New York apartment blaze

    New York: At least 12 persons were reported dead in a fire that raged through a New York City apartment in the Bronx area, the US media reported.

  • Informal e-waste recycling rampant in India: UN

    New York : Severe health risks and environmental damage are “widespread” in India, owing to “very  low” literacy levels of the  people involved in the manual electronic-waste recycling business, warns a new United Nations (UN) report.

  • In historic first, Sikh elected to be attorney general of New Jersey

    New York : In a historic first, a distinguished Sikh public prosecutor “who has experienced hate and intolerance first-hand” has been nominated to be the next attorney general of the US state of New Jersey.If Gurbir S. Grewal’s nomination by Democrat Governor-elect Phil Murphy is approved by the State Senate early next year, he will be the first Sikh to assume the top state law enforcement position in the United States and

  • Kazakhstan call for Diwali Day at UN

    New York : A senior Kazakhstan diplomat has suggested that the UN adopt an International Diwali Day to commemorate the festival that he said embodies the values of the world body.