Free Press Journal
  • Teen attacks, wounds several people with axe in Switzerland

    Berlin: A 17-year-old boy apparently attacked and wounded several people with an axe in a small town in northeastern Switzerland, police said. The teenager, a Latvian national who lived locally, was arrested by officers who used firearms and injured him in the process, St. Gallen canton (state) police said. The incident in the town of Flums started shortly after 8 p.m. (local time) yesterday.

  • Kashmiri activist raises Pakistan’s conspiracy of injecting communalism in Kashmir

    Geneva : Intervening the debate at the ongoing 36th session of Human Rights Council, Junaid Qureshi, Director European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) based in Amsterdam, on Friday raised the issue of well-hatched conspiracy by Pakistan of injecting communalism in the Kashmir Valley.

  • 30 injured in train accident in Swiss Alps: police

    Geneva: At least 30 people were injured today when a train engine collided with carriages full of passengers at a station in the Swiss Alpine village of Andermatt, police said.

  • First evidence of water found 40 light-years away

    Geneva : The Earth-sized planets orbiting the ultracool TRAPPIST-1 dwarf star 40 light-years away may have substantial amounts of water and could be habitable, scientists say. An international team of astronomers used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to estimate whether there might be water on the seven planets orbiting in the nearby TRAPPIST-1 planetary.

  • Post Swiss adventure, Saif, Kareena and Taimur back in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and son Taimur are back to Mumbai after holidaying in Gstaad, Switzerland. The trio were spotted at the International airport on Saturday, greeted by the paparazzi with great attentiveness.

  • Wimbledon 2017: Marin Cilic stands between Roger Federer and history

    It’s the same old story at Wimbledon again. Switzerland’s favourite son and fifth ranked Roger Federer is again in the finals of the Wimbledon. Federer defeated Czech player Tomas Berdych 7-6(4) 7-6(4) 6-4 and now has reached his 11th Wimbledon finals. Federer’s opponent Marin Cilic of Croatia won against American Sam Querrey 6-7 (6), 6-4, 7-6 (3), 7-5 Friday on Centre Court. Cilic will now face master of grass court, Roger Federer.

  • Black money: Switzerland agrees to share account info with India

    New Delhi : Switzerland on Friday ratified automatic exchange of financial account information with India and 40 other countries to facilitate sharing of details about suspected black money, even as it sought strict adherence to confidentiality and data security.

  • Bacsinszky, Ostapenko advance to semis

    Paris : Switzerland’s Timea Bacsinszky and Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko advanced to the women’s singles semi-finals in the French Open tennis championships.

  • Indore: Huge response to Swiss visa camp in city

    Indore: Switzerland visa processing and biometric verification camp held in the city on Tuesday, where 45 applications took advantage of the facility.

  • India pulls up Pak for illegally occuping territory at UNHRC

    Geneva: In a strong-worded statement, India has asserted that Pakistan continues to illegally occupy a part of their territory, referring to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, at the 34th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, Switzerland.

  • Indore: Swiss visa camp today, others to follow suit

    Indore: Following the footsteps of United Kingdom (UK), another European country, Switzerland will be extending visa facility services (VFS) through mobile biometric to the citizens on Tuesday. For the first time the Switzerland is holding a VSF camp outside its embassy offices located in Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Bengaluru.

  • Sahaja Yoga: Confidence in our Vibrations

    After Self-Realisation, Kundalini awakening and enjoying flow of Vibrations, Maria Amelia de Kalbermatten  from Switzerland writes, “Vibratory awareness is a precious gift we receive after our Self-Realisation. A new field of judgement is opened in front of us, shows us wider horizons.

  • ‘Swiss Muslim girls must take swimming classes with boys’

    Strasbourg (France): Muslim parents in Switzerland cannot refuse to send their daughters to mixed school-run swimming lessons, Europe’s rights top court ruled on Tuesday, responding to a challenge by a Turkish-Swiss couple who argued the classes violated their beliefs, reports AFP.