Free Press Journal
  • Swansea striker Bony joins Manchester City

    London: English Premier League football club Manchester City completed the signing of striker Wilfried Bony from Swansea City Wednesday.

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    The Internet of Things: Implications for Retail

    Mumbai: The Internet of Things (IoT) describes a scenario in which inanimate ‘things’ can broadcast data and connect to the internet or to a network. Objects, animals or people are given unique identifiers and the capability to transfer data over a network. All this is achieved without human intervention. IoT springs from the convergence of wireless technologies, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) and the Internet.

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    CES 2015: 5 Picks from RETAIL

    Mumbai: The International Consumer Electronics Show (International CES), “the biggest tech show in the US”, was held in Las Vegas from 6th to 9th January. CES 2015 was big, loud and packed with innovation. Just imagine the scale – 3,600 exhibitors, who include developers, manufacturers, suppliers and more; 250 conference sessions; and 150,000 to 160,000 attendees from all around the world.

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    Nokia 215: Connectivity For All

    Mumbai: Get ready for a modern update on the candy bar style Nokia phones many of us started our mobile phone journeys with. Microsoft Nokia 215, available in single and dual sim variants, is releasing in Asia in the first quarter of 2015. At heart it is a basic phone with the added advantage of connectivity over 2G. While it has nostalgic value for some, it is a very practical device for emerging markets.

  • Andhra take 159-run 1st innings lead; Tripura reeling at 13/3

    Ongole (Andhra Pradesh): Riding on a superb ton by skipper Mohammad Kaif and a half-century by Ricky Bhui, Andhra took a solid 159-run first innings lead before reducing Tripura to 13 for three in their second innings on day two of their Ranji Trophy Group C cricket match here today.

  • Vidarbha post 583/9 declared; reduce Saurashtra to 20/2

    Nagpur: Having posted a massive first innings total of 583 for nine declared, Vidarbha reduced Saurashtra to 20 for two at the end of the second day’s play of their Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match here today.

  • Mumbai marathon organisers confident of smooth run

    Mumbai: Organisers of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon, to be run on January 18, today said they were confident of avoiding the repeat of last year’s hiccup when casual runners came in the way of elite runners in the final stages.

  • Seven persons buried alive in Pakistan

    Lahore: At least seven persons, including a 20-year-old bride and three children, were buried alive when roof of a marriage hall caved-in here in Pakistan.

  • Coalscam: We are verifying death of two accused, CBI to court

    New Delhi: The death of two persons who were summoned as accused along with Directors of Jharkhand Ispat Pvt Ltd R S Rungta and R C Rungta in a coal scam case, today came under scrutiny of the CBI which informed a special court that they were verifying facts regarding their demise.

  • BJP ward councillor caught on camera slapping engineer

    New Delhi: In what might spell trouble for BJP in poll-bound Delhi, party’s SDMC councillor was today caught on camera purportedly slapping a junior engineer, who was trying to “stop an unauthorised construction”.

  • SC seeks report on STPs to check Ganga pollution

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday asked if the Modi government intended to complete the task of cleaning the Ganga in its present term or carry it to the next term and keep the issue alive.

  • 17 child labourers rescued, five held

    Thane: As many as 17 child labourers were rescued from different establishments in Bhayander here and five persons were arrested, police said today.

  • BJP opposes govt move on celebrating “Tipu Jayanti”

     Bengaluru: Calling the 18th century legendary king Tipu Sultan “communal”, BJP today expressed strong reservations about the state government’s move to celebrate his birth anniversary as “Tipu Jayanti”.

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    Naqvi makes bail, vows to proceed according to law

    Rampur (Uttar Pradesh):  Mere hours after being taken into custody for an alleged poll code violation during the 2009 Lok Sabha elections, Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday confirmed that he has been granted bail, and added that he would proceed according to the law.

  • TMC not to remove Mukul Roy from party post

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress today ruled out removing party General Secretary Mukul Roy from the post in the wake of CBI asking him to appear before it in connection with the Saradha scam and accused BJP for using the investigating agency as its political tool against the party.

  • Summoned by CBI, Mukul Roy meets Mamata (Lead)

    Kolkata: Summoned by the CBI in the Saradha chit fund scam, Trinamool Congress general secretary and former railway minister Mukul Roy met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, and said he will contact the probe agency about his appearance.

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    Upadhyay involved in firms providing meters to discoms: AAP

    New Delh: Aam Aadmi Party supremo Arvind Kejriwal today alleged a nexus between Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay and certain power distribution companies, saying firms owned by him were installing and repairing meters for the
    discoms in the city.

  • Charlie Hebdo issues offered on eBay for thousands of euros

    Paris: Copies of the latest edition of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, which sold out within hours across France today, are being offered on eBay for thousands of euros, prompting a media watchdog to blast sellers for “indecent” profiteering.