Free Press Journal
  • Unfortunate Pak didn’t respond to Modi’s ceasefire gesture: J&K CM

    Srinagar: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the dais at a function here, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday took a dig at Pakistan for not responding positively to India’s “goodwill gesture” of Ramadan ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Pakistan can do more with respect to regional security: Pentagon

    Washington D.C.: In what appeared as the United States’ (US) dissatisfaction over Pakistan’s efforts to maintain regional security, Washington has highlighted that the country can do more in terms of it.

  • 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed’s security restored

    Lahore: The government of Pakistan’s Punjab province has restored the security of Mumbai attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed citing threats to his life, almost a month after it was withdrawn on the order of the Supreme Court.

  • Court dismisses plea for treason case against Sharif

    Militant organisations are active. Call them non-state actors, should we allow them to cross the border and kill 150 people in Mumbai? Explain it to me. Why can’t we complete the trial? -Nawaz Sharif, Former PM, Pakistan

  • Consult party before going public on key issues: Shahbaz

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, facing the heat after his controversial remarks on the Mumbai terror attack, will be asked to consult the party leadership before talking on sensitive issues, PML-N chief Shahbaz Sharif on Thursday assured conerned party lawmakers.

  • Pak violates ceasefire in Samba, Hiranagar sectors

    Srinagar : Pakistan on Thursday violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Samba and Hiranagar sectors of Jammu and Kashmir. The firing from the Pakistan side started late at night on May 16. The Border Security Forces (BSF) are strongly retaliating to the firing.

  • Atmosphere of fear in country, situation similar to Pakistan: Rahul Gandhi

    Raipur: Against the backdrop of political developments in Karnataka, Congress president Rahul Gandhi today claimed the situation in the country was similar to that in Pakistan under “dictatorship”. At an event here, he alleged there was an atmosphere of fear in the country and the Constitution was under “severe attack”, with even the institutions such as the judiciary and the press being suppressed and threatened.

  • Jammu & Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Samba, Hiranagar sectors

    Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir): Pakistan on Thursday violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Samba and Hiranagar sectors of Jammu and Kashmir. The firing from the Pakistan side started late at night on May 16. The Border Security Forces (BSF) are strongly retaliating to the firing.

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    Only 2,000 tonnes of Pakistani sugar imported in Maharashtra, says Minister

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Cooperation Minister Subhash Deshmukh on Wednesday clarified that contrary to claims of the Opposition parties, only 2000 tonnes of sugar has been imported in the state from Pakistan. The minister said the claims of the government having imported the sweetener to the tune of 20 lakh tonnes are “false” and are part of a “conspiracy” to ensure that sugar prices crash in local markets.

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    Mumbai: Hindu minorities from Pakistan & Bangladesh get Indian citizenship certificates

    Mumbai: Eight Hindus from Pakistan and Bangladesh, currently residing in Maharashtra, were on Wednesday granted Indian citizenship certificates by MoS, Home (Urban) Ranjeet Patil. The union government had earlier decided to grant Indian citizenship to Hindu minorities who had earlier resided in Pakistan or Bangladesh and are currently residing in India, a release issued by the state government said.

  • England recalls Buttler for first Test against Pakistan

    London : England selectors on Tuesday gave a surprise recall to explosive wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler to the Test squad for the first Test against Pakistan at Lords, starting on May 24.

  • Jammu and Kashmir: BSF jawan killed in Pak firing in Samba

    Jammu: A Border Security Force jawan was killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistani army along the International Border (IB) in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, a senior BSF official said today.

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    Mumbai: NCP supporters barge into godown, destroy ‘Pak sugar’

    Mumbai: NCP activists allegedly destroyed 2,000 metric tonnes of sugar imported from Pakistan stocked in a godown at Dahisar Mori village of Dyghar in Thane. The activists were demanding that sugar imported from Pakistan shouldn’t be used and destroyed immediately. They threatened to burn down the godown.

  • Pak’s top leadership condemns Sharif‘s remarks on 26/11

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s top civil and military leadership on Monday condemned the “fallacious” statement by ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif about the Mumbai terror attack and termed it as “incorrect and misleading”.

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    Maharashtra Congress hits out at Centre over sugar imports from Pakistan

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Congress today hit out at the Union government for allowing the import of sugar from neighbouring Pakistan, alleging that such imports had led to its prices crashing in the domestic market. It questioned the Centre over the need for such imports when sugar production in the country was in “excess”.

  • Pakistan Army ‘upset’ with Nawaz Sharif over 26/11 comments

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Army is said to be ‘extremely upset’ with former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s alleged admission that Pakistan had a significant role to play in the terrorist attacks that took place across Mumbai between November 26 and 29, 2008, which claimed the lives of 166 persons and injured more than 300.

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    Mumbai: MNS opposes sale of sugar imported from Pakistan

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Sunday opposed the sale and distribution of sugar imported from Pakistan at the Navi Mumbai market near here. The Raj Thackeray-led party said the move would work against the interest of domestic sugarcane cultivators and would reduce their profit.