Free Press Journal
  • Apple Watch sparks gender divide, Tweets: Study

    New York: Looks like Apple Watch, despite all the hype surrounding its launch, has sparked a battle of the sexes, if one goes by the results of a new study.

  • Harry Styles And Zayn Malik

    Harry Styles upset with Louis Tomlinson over fight with Zayn?

    London : Singer Harry Styles has reportedly been giving his One Direction bandmate Louis Tomlinson the cold shoulder after his Twitter spat with former member Zayn Malik. Styles, 21, insists Tomlinson’s actions in blasting Zayn, 22, and his producer friend Naughty Boy have damaged the band’s reputation, causing a lot of tension between the pair, reported Female First.

  • What British election results mean for science

    London: Although not all the political ramifications are clear, scientists should expect an emphasis on austerity allied to economic growth — a central pillar of the Conservative-led coalition government of the past five years, scientific journal Nature has reported.

  • Prince Harry talks rugby and presses noses in New Zealand

    Wellington: Britain’s Prince Harry arrived in New Zealand today for a weeklong visit and was soon talking about the country’s prowess in rugby, pressing noses with indigenous Maori leaders, and laughing off marriage proposals. Harry was greeted by Prime Minister John Key and other dignitaries when his plane landed in Wellington on a sunny and calm fall day. Wearing a blue suit, Harry stopped often to say hello to cheering fans as he

  • Bodies of diplomats killed in helicopter crash reach Islamabad

    Islamabad: The bodies of the victims of helicopter crash, including ambassadors of Norway and the Philippines and wives of Indonesian and Malaysian envoys to Pakistan, were brought here today from the site of accident. MI-17 military helicopter carrying diplomats had caught fire yesterday as it crashed into a school in Natlar valley of Gilgit-Baltisitan in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Two pilots of the army and one crew member were also killed in the crash.

  • Bruce Jenner

    Bruce Jenner borrows designer gowns from ex-wife Kris?

    Los Angeles : Olympic-winning athlete Bruce Jenner, who recently came out as woman, has reportedly borrowed 100,000 pounds worth designer gowns from ex-wife Kris Jenner’s collection.

  • Goodbye forever to ‘Candy Crush’ invites on Facebook

    New York: Already fed up of annoying app and game invites from friends on Facebook? There is some good news for you. You can now block all such irritating requests and reminders. And that’s just a click of a few buttons away now, so let’s get started.

  • China pursuing huge South China Sea land reclamation: US

    Washington: China has dramatically ramped up its land reclamation efforts in the South China Sea this year, building artificial islands at an unprecedented pace to bolster its territorial claims in the disputed area, US officials has said. The rapid construction of artificial islands in the strategic waters comes to 2,000 acres, with 75 per cent of the total in the last five months, officials said.

  • Former US govt employee ‘tried to sell nuclear secrets’

    Washington: A former Department of Energy employee has been indicted after attempting to hack agency computers to steal and then sell nuclear secrets to Iran, China and Venezuela, US officials has said. Charles Harvey Eccleston, 62, who also worked at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, was snared in an FBI sting operation that was launched after he entered a foreign embassy and offered to hand over classified information, according to the affidavit.

  • Fire in Mumbai building; none hurt

    Mumbai: Fire broke out in a multi-storeyed commercial building in suburban Vile Parle here today leading to chaos in the area, fire officials said. However, no casualty was reported in the blaze, they said. The fire broke out on the 14th floor of Padmavati building near Andheri around 9.45 AM following which seven fire engines, four water tankers apart from four snorkels were rushed to the spot, they said.

  • mumbai bullion

    Gold weakens on low demand; silver gains on fresh buying

    New Delhi: Gold prices fell by Rs 50 to trade at Rs 27,250 per 10 grams in the bullion market today on slacking demand from jewellers even as it made gains in overseas market. Silver, however, attracted increased buying support from industrial units and edged up Rs 50 to Rs 37,900 per kg. Bullion traders attributed the fall in gold prices to a decline in demand from jewellers as well as retailers at

  • Condition of three SAI athletes stable

    Alappuzha: The condition of the three Sports Authority of India (SAI) athletes who attempted suicide is improving, a doctor at the Medical College hospital here said.

  • Rajnath Singh

    Will make statement in Parl on Dawood on Monday or Tuesday: HM

    Lucknow: Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said he will make a statement in Parliament on Monday or Tuesday on the issue of Dawood Ibrahim against the backdrop of controversy following his junior minister’s contention that the whereabouts of the underworld don are not known. Talking to the reporters here after a meeting of party workers, Singh said he would make a statement on the issue in Parliament as it is in session.

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    Hasina thanks Tripura CM for backing land swap deal

    Agartala: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has thanked Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar for backing the India-Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) that the Indian parliament has passed, an official said here on Saturday.

  • Maoists Attacks

    Macabre drama of death will end: PM on Maoist violence

    Dantewada: The first Prime Minister to visit this Maoist hotbed in three decades, Narendra Modi today asked Naxals to abjure gun and allow peace so that the macabre drama of death will end to pave the way for development. On a short visit here, Modi initiated welfare schemes worth Rs 24,000 crore for the Maoist hotbed of Bastar region which include setting up Ultra Mega Steel Plant, a railway line, slurry pipeline and

  • Chennaiyin FC retain Marco Materazzi as manager

    Chennai: Chennaiyin FC have retained Italian World Cup winner Marco Materazzi as their manager for the second season of the Hero Indian Super League football tournament. Under the guidance of Materazzi, Chennaiyin FC finished top of the league stage in the inaugural edition and reached the semifinal where the team lost to eventual runners-up Kerala Blasters.

  • The MS Dhoni-led side, dominating on home turf, is coming off a massive win over Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in which they thrashed the team by 97 runs.

    CSK eyes revenge against Rajasthan Royals in IPL-8

    Chennai: Chennai Super Kings will look to avenge their first leg loss against Rajasthan Royals and consolidate its position at the top when the two former champions clash in a high-octane IPL cricket match at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here tomorrow.