Free Press Journal
  • Techcircle E-commerce Forum 2015

    Techcircle E-commerce Forum 2015: Leading E-Commerce Into The Future

    Techcircle organized the 7th edition of the Techcircle E-commerce Forum on 26th February at Vivanta By Taj, Cuff Parade in Mumbai. The main focus of the enclave was: investments, business fundamentals, investor’s attitudes and the future of the e-commerce industry.

  • Naveen Patnaik

    Naveen asks people to intensify fight against Centre for their rights

    Bhubaneswar: Raising the issue of political discrimination against Odisha allegedly by the BJP led NDA government, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik asked people to intensify fight against the Centre for their rights. “The Centre too has responsibility for the development of the state under federal system. But, unfortunately though the Central government admits that Odisha’s fiscal management is better than others, it deducted state’s share in the 14th Finance Commission grants,” Patnaik said while addressing a

  • Azam Khan

    Azam Khan advises Shahnawaz and Naqvi to marry Muslim women

    Sitapur(UP): Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan today generated another controversy when he suggested to two senior Muslim BJP leaders to marry Muslim women. “They have done Love Jihad (by marrying women belonging to Hindu community). Now they should marry a Muslim woman also. Four marriages are permitted in our religion. Sadhvi Prachi should say something on it also, as 40 children cannot be begotten by a single woman,” Khan told reporters. He was responding to a

  • Nitish Kumar, Jitan Ram Manjhi

    Nitish justifies annulling Manjhi cabinet’s decisions

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today justified his government annulling 34 populist decisions taken by his predecessor Jitan Ram Manjhi days before demitting office saying these were basically “non-decisions” as no laid down procedure was followed. “The decision (to annul) was taken on the basis of legal opinion which advised so as no laid down procedures were followed,” Kumar told reporters justifying decision of his cabinet yesterday to annul approval given by Manjhi cabinet

  • Lenovo Yoga Pro 3

    Lenovo Yoga Pro 3: Attain Digital Nirvana in Style

    Remember when a cell phone weighed as much as a brick? Or when carrying a laptop around meant that you had to add comprehensive arthritis cover to your medical insurance? Or when tablets weren’t much more than a novelty item which doubled up as ridiculously large cell phones?  Today, the Uber Spotlight falls on a device which will prove once and for all, how very far we’ve come from those days.

  • Anirban Lahiri

    Anirban Lahiri will be an asset at Presidents Cup

    Doral (United States):  Presidents Cup International Team captain Nick Price believes Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri, the current Asian Tour No.1, will be an asset to his squad which will face the United States in South Korea in October.  Price started following Lahiri’s rapid rise since the middle of last year when the Indian made his way up the International Team rankings which is based on the Official World Golf Ranking. “I had

  • R Ashwin

    I like challenging attacking players like Gayle: R Ashwin

    Perth: India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin loves a good fight and that’s the reason he is more excited than intimidated at the prospect of challenging the ever aggressive Chris Gayle against the West Indies in their cricket World Cup match here tomorrow. “It’s not just about Chris Gayle but any attacking batsman in world cricket. Anybody who attacks wants to put you off your hook. It’s similar. I’m content to look at the wicket and I

  • Aamir Khan

    ‘Margarita With A Straw’, an inspirational film: Aamir Khan

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan says that he watched Kalki Koechlin-starrer “Margarita With A Straw” on being persuaded by his wife Kiran Rao and was floored by it. Aamir launched the trailer of the film here . “Margarita with a straw” is the story of Laila, played by Kalki, who is suffering from Cerebral Palsy and shows how she still manages to go abroad and live her life. Kiran (Rao) applauded the film a

  • Paula Patton

    Paula Patton’s sartorial choice depends on mood

    Los Angeles: Actress Paula Patton says she dresses to suit her mood and enjoys adding splashes of colour if she feels like taking a fashion risk.  The 39-year-old says she enjoys experimenting with her style, reports femalefirst.co.uk.  She said: “My mind changes all the time. Sometimes I like things if they’re splashy and full of colour and sort of a risk. I guess I dress based on my mood and what feels

  • attack on syria camp

    Five killed in IS attack in Syria

    Beirut: At least five people, two of them children, were killed when fighters of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group attacked a village in the central Syrian province of Hama, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported.  All the deceased belonged to the Alawite religious sect, shared by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, and among them were a father and son, and a young girl, Efe news agency reported citing SOHR. A

  • Modi slams opposition for blocking passage of Land Bill in RS

    Khandwa (MP): Asserting that the land bill is not anti-farmer, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today criticised the opposition for creating hurdles in the passage of the measure in Rajya Sabha, where the NDA government does not have a majority. “The law that was passed by earlier government has no provision for allotment of land for schools, hospitals, houses, water and irrigation. I ask you whether you need all these facilities or not,” he said here after

  • Hillary Clinton

    Facing storm, Clinton seeks release of emails to public

    Washington: Hillary Clinton, at the centre of an email controversy, today broke her silence over using her personal mail account while she was serving as the US Secretary of State and sought the release of emails to public. The controversy over using her personal email account while conducting official businesses escalated, with the White House saying “very specific guidance” were issued for the use of government e-mail accounts to carry out such work. 67-year-old Clinton, who

  • Pervez Musharraf

    Musharraf kept Kayani in dark about Kargil plan

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s former army chief Gen Pervez Musharraf kept Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani in the dark about Kargil Operation in 1999 despite the latter heading forces responsible to guard (Pakistan-occupied) Kashmir, according to a new book by a former general. In his book ‘Ham Bhi Wahan Mojod Thay’, former minister Lt Gen (retd.) Abdul Majeed Malik asserts that Kayani headed the 12 Division that was responsible to guard Kashmir (PoK) but he was not

  • Twitter

    Twitter may purchase live-streaming app Periscope: report

    Washington : Twitter has reportedly been in talks to purchase live streaming app Periscope, which, if materialized, would facilitate users to fire up live video wherever they are and broadcast it to allow people to watch it. According to TechCrunch, the talks are in early stages and the possible deal might be worth around 100 million dollars. Periscope is similar to the recently launched phenomenon called ‘Meerkat’, which allows users to stream video from

  • India Sensex

    Sensex closes 68 points up

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex) Thursday provisionally closed the day’s trade up 68 points or 0.23 percent.  The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) closed the day’s trade flat, up 15.10 points or 0.17 percent at 8,937.75 points (provisionally subject to change).   The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 29,436.77 points, closed the day’s trade

  • Mark Zuckerberg

    Zuckerberg says looks for ‘boss’ he would want to work for before hiring new employees

    Washington : Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has revealed what he looks for in the candidates while determining whether the person would be a good fit, saying that he hires someone to work for him only if he thinks that he would want to work for that person. According to ABC News, Zuckerberg was in Barcelona for the Mobile World Congress where he spoke to a group in Barcelona who participated in the monthly

  • Apple

    Apple takes Overall Product Placement title in 2014 movies

    Washington : Apple has taken the Overall Product Placement title in Brandchannel’s Brandcameo Product Placement Awards as Apple products appeared in nine out of 35 movies that topped US weekend box office in 2014. According to the Verge, Apple references were in various movies including the Apple Store scene in the movie “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”. Other movies having Apple product placements were “The Winter Soldier” and “Tower Heist”. Meanwhile, “Transformer: Age of Extinction”

  • Feel busier

    Why we feel busier when close to reaching a goal

    New York: Do you feel irritable at being interrupted — especially when you are close to finishing a task? A new study shows that people tolerate interruptions less the closer they are to completing a task or achieving a goal. “We often decline or delay opportunities because we are just so close to finishing what we are doing right now.  “People often postpone a visit to a financial planner, skip going to

  • India's Daughter

    BBC documentary on rapist uploaded on YouTube

    New Delhi: A controversial BBC documentary featuring one of the December 16, 2012 gang rape convicts has been uploaded on video sharing website YouTube by an individual.  However, the BBC site says “BBC iPlayer TV programmes are available to play in the UK only”.
    The home ministry on Wednesday said orders were obtained from court to restrain the broadcast of the documentary.  The documentary “India’s daughter” by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin has kicked

  • Corporate espionage case

    Corporate espionage: Judicial custody of 6 accused extended

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today extended till March 19 the judicial custody of six accused including five corporate executives, who were arrested in connection with the Petroleum Ministry documents-leak case. These six accused were produced before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sanjay Khanagwal after the expiry of their judicial custody and the court extended the same by two weeks after the police said that probe into the case is going on. The investigating officer (IO) told