Free Press Journal
  • Men compete, women online

    Men compete over being most helpful to women online

    Washington : Ladies! If you need any help online, men would be at your service, for a new study shows that males tend to compete with each other when it comes to being generous to women online.

  • Twitter

    Twitter rolls out Star Wars emojis

    Washington : As the Star Wars Celebration event kicks off in Anaheim, Twitter is rolling out Star Wars emojis to enable fans and enthusiasts to spruce up their conversations on the micro-blogging platform. For now, only three emojis are available and they appear only when you use specific Star Wars hashtags. You won’t see them in the emoji keyboard, reported The Verge.

  • Delhi Daredevils

    Delhi Daredevils look to continue momentum against Sunrisers Hyderabad

    Visakhapatnam: Having snapped their prolonged losing streak, Delhi Daredevils would look to carry forward the momentum when they take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in their IPL cricket match, here tomorrow. Delhi’s fighting win over Kings XI Punjab was just the kind of boost the side needed after losing close matches against Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings.

  • Nitish Kumar

    BJP compromising with national interests for power: Nitish Kumar

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is compromising with national interests for the sake of staying in power in Jammu and Kashmir. He also said the BJP is ready to do anything to grab power elsewhere in the country.

  • google

    Google now shows links to install apps with relevant content using mobile search

    Washington : Google rolled out a new service, which shows users links to download apps that have content which is relevant to their search. The app-download links will appear alongside links to normal websites. Once users has download the app that appears in search results, they simply have to click ‘continue’, Google will automatically bring them to the part of the app that is relevant to their search.

  • instagram logo

    Instagram introduces new guidelines to cut down harassment and pornography

    Washington : Photo-sharing app Instagram has introduced new community guidelines to control harassment and pornography. According to the Verge, these were the biggest changes in the guidelines since Instagram was acquired by Facebook in 2012. The move by Instagram came after critics complained that the rules were lax and enforced with double standards. Nicky Jackson Colaco, director of public policy for Instagram said that the language in the guidelines is much stronger now.

  • Jayalalitha

    SC extends Jayalalithaa’s bail

    New Delhi :  The Supreme Court on Friday extended the bail of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa and others till the Karnataka High Court disposed of their appeal against her conviction and sentencing in a disproportionate assets case by the special court.

  • China says Narendra Modi visit could be best chance for resolving border dispute with India

    Beijing : The Chinese Government is reportedly of the view that the strong political will exhibited by both President Xi Jingping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi could provide the best possible chance for both countries to resolve their long-pending border dispute. Interacting with media here, Huang Xilian, Deputy Director-General of the Department of Asian Affairs in the Chinese foreign ministry, said China is eagerly awaiting the visit of Prime Minister Modi and has

  • Ban Ki-moon

    UN chief calls for Yemen ceasefire while seeking new envoy

    Washington: United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon called for an immediate halt to the fighting in Yemen, as he began the hunt for a new UN envoy who can broker a political end to the conflict. Yemen “is in flames,” the secretary general told a National Press Club dinner in Washington on the sidelines of International Monetary Fund and World Bank spring meetings.

  • Yahoo

    Yahoo Mail updates contact card which let users see tweets and more

    Washington : Yahoo has updated its Mail’s contact cards to add support for Twitter and LinkedIn information. According to the TechCrunch, the contact cards now display a person’s most recent tweets, company, title, phone number and more. Contact cards were first introduced as an enhancement to Yahoo Mail in March, after Google’s revamp of its own Google Contacts service. The contact cards are used to offer additional data about the person user is emailing.

  • Lawyer dead

    Lawyer found dead in Tis Hazari Courts premises

    New Delhi: A 40-year-old lawyer was found dead with a wound on his head inside the Tis Hazari Courts complex here on Friday, police said.  The lawyer, Rajeev Sharma, was found near an eatery in T-Block lawyers’ chamber of the premises.  “Prima facie it seems that Sharma was murdered by using a sharp weapon,” a police official said.  The wound on Sharma’s head led police to suspect a probable scuffle preceding his

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul Gandhi to meet farmers tomorrow

    New Delhi: Back after his sabbatical, Rahul Gandhi will be meeting delegations of farmers from different states tomorrow and hear their views on the changesbeing brought in the UPA’s land law by the Narendra Modi government.

  • Bird Flu

    Surveillance in Odisha district after bird flu in Andhra

    Berhampur (Odisha): Surveillance has been intensified in poultry firms of Ganjam district following outbreak of bird flu in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. “We have stepped up surveillance measures in the district. We have also asked officials in border areas, including Chikiti, Rangeilunda and Patrapur blocks, to keep an\ eye on poultry products coming from Andhra and Telangana,” Chief District Veterinary Officer (CDVO) Trinath Nayak said.

  • Tobacco, Smoking

    HC notice to Delhi government on tobacco ban

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to the Delhi government on a plea of tobacco manufacturers challenging the ban on sale of chewable tobacco in the national capital. Justice Rajiv Shakdher issued notice to the Delhi government’s commissioner of food safety and asked to file response on the plea.  The Delhi government has banned all forms of chewable tobacco — including gutkha, khaini and zarda in the national

  • Telangana man stabs to death his family’s attacker

    Hyderabad: A man stabbed to death a youth who attacked his daughter and two other family members in this Telangana capital’s suburb on Friday, police said. The incident occurred in Prashantnagar in Kukatpally.  The condition of the girl is critical. Her mother and another family member were also injured.  The youth, Raju, came to the house of Padmavati, with whom he was said to be in love.

  • Sensex Red down

    Sensex falls 55 points, nifty down 0.50 pc

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex fell by 55 points and the NSE Nifty dropped half a per cent in the late morning trade today on heavy selling pressure mainly in tech, healthcare, banking and auto sectors. Market momentum bore a cautious trend over ongoing Q4 earning result season, a broker said. Shares from midcap and smallcap companies also witnessed selling pressure, while oil & gas, metal and realty saw buying interest.

  • Viswanathan Anand

    Viswanathan Anand to meet Carlsen in Shamkir opener

    Shamkir (Azerbaijan): Indian chess wizard Viswanathan Anand will meet reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the first round of Shamkir Chess, held in the memory of Vugar Gashimov, here. Drawing number ‘4’ in the drawing of lots, Anand will not only have the advantage of playing white in the first game but the Indian ace will also get to play five games in all with white pieces in the 10-player, nine-rounds, round-robin