Free Press Journal
  • Indian ‘flash crash’ trader pleads innocence in court

    London : An Indian-origin futures trader, fighting extradition to America for his alleged role in the 2010 Wall Street “flash crash” which wiped nearly USD 1 trillion off the value of US shares, told a British court today that he was innocent and just good at his job. Navinder Singh Sarao, 36, has been charged with wire fraud, commodities fraud and market manipulation by the US Justice Department.

  • Ankit Tiwari takes his live performances to London, Toronto

    Ankit Tiwari’s debut world tour concert Generation Next held in 7 major cities across the USA received tremendous response. The event organisers are laughing all the way to the bank and have already planned to cash in on Ankit Tiwari’s popularity.

  • Social phobia puts you at teeth grinding risk

    London : People with social phobia or anxiety are at increased risk of bruxism – teeth grinding which causes tooth wear and fractures as well as jaw pain, a new research has found, reports IANS.

  • Indian Navy cruise to win over Central Railway

    Mumbai :  Indian Navy smoothly sailed to a convincing 4-1 win against Central Railway in an Elite Div match of the MDFA – 2014-15 on Wednesday.

  • But some say law should take its own course

    Bollywood celebrities and Salman Khan’s legions of fans are upset with the five-year jail term for the actor in the 2002 hit-and-run case but many on social media have defended the verdict.  While Salman’s fans were staunchly defending him, citing his many humanitarian efforts and good work, they were at the receiving end of others’ wrath, who said that the law should take its own course irrespective of the profile of the

  • Germanwings co-pilot practised crash descent on previous flight

    Berlin : Andreas Lubitz, the German co-pilot who deliberately crashed a passenger plane into the French Alps, had rehearsed the crash descent on the same day, in the same plane during a previous flight, the German Bild newspaper, citing an official French aviation report, stated on Wednesday.

  • Sebi notifies debt conversion norm for banks in distressed companies

    Mumbai : To help lenders deal with defaulting borrowers, Sebi has notified new norms for banks to convert their debt into equity in distressed companies — a move that may lead to a sharp rise in restructuring of bank loans.

  • New app fills your texts with Taylor Swift lyrics

    New York : Want to make your text more colourful? Here is an app to help you do just that. The app, fittingly called TayText, uses Apple’s QuickType feature to recommend the perfect Taylor Swift lyrics for your situation, Mashable media website reported, says IANS.

  • ‘Mango man’ names new hybrid variety as ‘NaMo aam’

    Indore : After developing several varieties of mango that he named after celebrities and leading personalities, renowned  horticulturist Haji Kalimullah Khan has grown one more variety of the royal fruit which he named after Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Bad boy to superstar, Dabangg Khan comes a long way

    From being labelled as a ‘bad boy’ of Bollywood to the reigning superstar, Salman Khan’s meteoric rise in the film industry has been equally turbulent and rewarding. The 49-year-old actor, who was today convicted by a Mumbai court on the charge of culpable homicide not amounting to murder, is the second big star from Mumbai film industry after Sanjay Dutt to get embroiled in a high-profile criminal case in recent years, reprots

  • Maha all set to launch PM’s insurance schemes

    Mumbai : Finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar told reporters here on Wednesday that he has taken a review meeting of bankers last week to promote the ‘Pradhan Mantri Bima Suraksha Yojana’ (PMSBY) which will be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 9 along with two other ambitious schemes.

  • Learn from Disasters

    Natural Disasters are such a phenomenon that whenever they occur anywhere in the world, the majority of people in all nations sympathise with the victims and try to aid them in whatever way they can. The scale of natural disasters overawes humans, making them feel helpless against the forces of nature. In most people it produces the question: What if it had happened to me? The fear of a similar disaster striking