Free Press Journal
  • Virtual Reality App

    NYT launches virtual reality app

    New York: Want to experience the ongoing refugee crisis first hand? You won’t have to travel to war-torn places for this, thanks to the New York Times’ new virtual reality app that transports the readers(virtually only) to the story locales.

  • Sepp Blatter appeals against suspension

    Zurich : FIFA president Sepp Blatter has filed an appeal of his 90-day suspension from football, the New York Times reported on Friday.

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    China, US officials to pave way for Xi’s visit

    Beijing: China and the US will exchange visits by officials in preparation for the upcoming September visit of President Xi Jinping to the US, the first state visit by a Chinese president since 2011. Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said on Monday that several senior US officials will visit China in August and September, while officials from China will also visit the US, People’s Daily reported. Niu Jun, a professor of international

  • China will be signatory to Dalai Lama’s succession

    Beijing : Hardening its stance on the appointment of the Dalai Lama’s successor, China on Sunday said it had earlier too played a “vital role” in the succession, as it had officially conferred the title of the 5th Dalai Lama in 1653.

  • Greek Parliament

    Germany, France clash over Greece

    Brussels : Divided Eurozone leaders clashed over the fate of Greece on Sunday with a catastrophic exit from the single currency looming large as they struggled to reach a bailout deal with debt-hit Athens.  Germany’s fiscal hawks faced off against doves led by France at a summit of the 19 Eurozone leaders in Brussels, with Athens facing demands to push through new reform laws next week.

  • China recasts its ballistic missiles

    New York :  China, under President Xi Jinping’s leadership, has re-engineered many of its long-range ballistic missiles to carry multiple warheads after years of maintaining a minimal nuclear force, according to a report in the New York Times.

  • swapan dasgupta

    Israel could use a friend like us now

    One of Lutyens’ Delhi’s less-guarded secrets is the fact that there were a few diplomatic missions that were banking on Narendra Modi falling flat on his face on May 16, 2014—the day the general election results were declared. According to some well-informed individuals, this included the US Embassy, which was understandably concerned that the man they had denied a visa and treated like an untouchable would now be the next Prime Minister.

  • NYT Cartoon

    NYT apologises for mocking at Mars mission

    New York: Days after The New York Times published an offensive cartoon mocking India’s successful Mars mission, the leading US daily on Monday apologised following readers’ complaints. The cartoon showed a farmer with a cow knocking at the door of a room marked ‘Elite Space Club’ where two men sit reading a newspaper on India’s feat.