Free Press Journal
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    ‘Terminator Genisys’ to release in India on July 3

    New Delhi: Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger will be back with more action, thrill and adrenaline pumping stunts through “Terminator Genisys”. His latest science-fiction horror action film of the popular franchise will hit the screens in India on July 3.

  • Ben Stokes

    England expect more from Ben Stokes

    Leeds (UK): Ben Stokes will find himself the centre of attention when England face his native New Zealand in the second Test at Headingley on Friday. His 85-ball hundred, the fastest Test century ever scored at Lord’s in terms of balls faced, played a key role in turning the tide of the series opener, which England won by 124 runs to go 1-0 up in the two-match contest on Monday. The 23-year-old had already

  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

    Delhi government moves HC against MHA notification against absolute powers to Governor

    New Delhi: The AAP government today moved the Delhi High Court challenging the Centre’s recent notification giving the Lieutenant Governor absolute powers in appointing bureaucrats in the national capital. The petition was mentioned before a bench of justices B D Ahmed and Sanjeev Sachdeva, saying, “The Delhi government has decided to move against the Ministry of Home Affair’s (MHA’s) May 21 notification.”

  • FIFA, Presidential Elections

    UEFA calls for postponement of FIFA presidential election

    Zurich: The FIFA presidential election scheduled for this week should be postponed for six months in view of the criminal charges announced Wednesday against two of the organisation’s current vice presidents, the governing body of European football UEFA said. “Today’s events are a disaster for FIFA and tarnish the image of football as a whole,” the UEFA executive committee said in a statement, reports Efe. “These events show, once again, that corruption

  • FIFA, Hockey

    FIFA to implement sex tests in Women’s World Cup

    Zurich: FIFA intends to perform sex tests for all participants in the Women’s World Cup to be held next June in Canada. The world football governing body aims at getting rid of suspicions unleashed in the previous tournament, played in Germany in 2011, where there were allegations that three players of Equatorial Guinea national team were men, reports Efe.  Doris Fitschen, a representative of the German national team, downplayed the imposition of

  • FIFA, Officials

    ‘FIFA the injured party in Swiss probe’

    Zurich: FIFA stressed that it is the “injured party” in the criminal proceedings initiated regarding corruption charges and pledged to fully cooperate with the investigation and the collection of evidence in this regard.  FIFA’s director of communications and public affairs Walter De Gregorio said, after seven FIFA officials were arrested here, that FIFA is the “damaged party”, reports Efe.  De Gregorio added that no FIFA documents have been confiscated, and that “FIFA

  • sales

    Mobile Apps That Make Sales On-The-Go Sales

    Games, reminders, social networking and now even a way to regulate your work – Mobile apps have taken over our way of life, in the best way possible. Latch onto the world of Mobile Apps and check out our latest discovery of how they can be of use to a sales team. 

  • Gujjar Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti

    Gujjar stir enters eighth day, talks to continue today

    Bharatpur/Jaipur: Gujjar protesters continued to block Delhi-Mumbai rail route and a key national highway for the eighth day today even as a fresh round of talks with the government to resolve the stand-off over the issue of job reservation will be held later in the day. Gujjars have been blocking rail tracks and roads in three districts for a week now to press for five per cent quota in government jobs.

  • Tribals take out ‘Birhad Morcha’ demanding wage hike

    Thane: Thousands of villagers from the predominantly tribal Mokhada taluka in the district took out a ‘Birhad Morcha’ demanding increase in daily wages and employment under government schemes. The villagers from the taluka yesterday marched to the tehsil office along with their household belongings. As a part of the demonstration, they also cooked food there and served it to the officials. In Mokhada, the MGNREGS labourers were getting only Rs 11 after a day’s work, Vijay

  • Najeeb Jung

    Delhi Lt.Governor Najeeb Jung meets union home secretary

    New Delhi: Delhi’s Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung met union Home Secretary L.C. Goyal at his office at the Central Secretariat here on Thursday morning, sources said.  Sources said that the Lt. Governor apprised the home secretary of the ongoing tussle between his office and the Delhi government, led by Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal.  “The LG also raised his concerns with the Centre over the transfer of officers despite home ministry

  • Rape case

    Three rape accused booked under Gangster act

    Muzaffarnagar: Three persons, lodged in jail for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl, were also booked under Gangster act following the suicide of victim in Rasoolpur village here, police said today. The accused were also booked under Gangster act after the girl committed suicide on May 21, Circle Officer Mukesh Mishra said. The girl, who was raped on April 19 by three persons, committed suicide on May 21 after her family was allegedly being pressurised by

  • Sonia Gandhi

    Sonia Gandhi meets families of train mishap victims

    Raebareli (UP): Congress President Sonia Gandhi today met families of the victims of the Bachrawan train accident that had left over 30 dead and assured them of all possible help. Gandhi, who arrived here this morning on a day-long tour of her constituency, immediately went to Bhuyemau guest house and met family members of the victims and handed them over cheques. “Soniaji has assured us all possible help while giving a cheque of Rs two lakh.

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    The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua: The mid range market just got a little more competitive

    The smartphone market is an interesting, dynamic and often times confounding place. Because Android is a well used, relatively easy to integrate and therefore popular choice for handset manufacturers, Google’s proprietary software, now in its 5th generation, has found quite a few takers, What’s most heartening however is the plethora of handsets available in every price range. From Rs. 4,000 to upwards of Rs. 40,000, there’s an Android device, it seems for everyone.

  • Supreme Court

    Supreme Court to hear Centre’s plea against High Court order on notification

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will tomorrow hear Centre’s plea challenging Delhi High Court order terming as “suspect” its notification barring Delhi government’s anti-corruption branch (ACB) from acting against its officers in criminal offences, and holding that the LG cannot act in his discretion. The Centre’s petition was mentioned before a vacation bench, comprising Justices A K Sikri and U U Lalit, by Additional Solicitor General Maninder Singh, who said that the observations made by the

  • Jayalalithaa

    Jayalalithaa case: Chidambaram backs Acharya’s advise on appeal

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today backed Karnataka Special Public Prosecutor B V Acharya’s advise to file an appeal against the acquittal of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case. “I believe that Public Prosecutor Acharya and the Advocate General of Karnataka have given strong written opinions that the judgement deserves to be appealed against. I have great respect for Mr. Acharya. I think he is right,” he told

  • Symphony-Products

    Sleek and aesthetic high end models storm the Indian air coolers market

    The Indian air cooler market is witnessing a major shift in consumer preferences, with a spurt in demand for high-end coolers priced at Rs. 10,000 and above. Till a couple of years back, there was no air cooler available in the Rs. 10,000-plus price range. When the first such air cooler model was launched by market leader Symphony, which has a 50% market share, other players too followed and this segment has grown to

  • 3 killed, 14 injured as under-construction church collapses

    Tirunelveli (TN) : Three persons were killed and 14 others injured when the roof of an under-construction church building collapsed, police said. Construction of the St Peter’s church near the new bus-stand was on for the last few months and concrete work on its roof was going on last night when the scaffolding gave way leading to the wet roof caving in, police said. Workers were trapped by the concrete mixture and steel, they said, adding, three of

  • Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar

    Malaysia believes 139 bodies in migrant graves: Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar

    Wang Kelian: Malaysia said today it believes 139 people are buried in graves at remote detention camps used by people-smugglers on the Thai border which were discovered on the weekend. “Based on the size of the graves, and after the area was cleared… we have a clearer indication — single grave, single person,” Deputy Home Affairs Minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar told reporters.

  • Bobby Jindal

    Bobby Jindal slams Republican presidential opponent

    Washington: Moving closer to a formal announcement of his US presidential bid, Indian-American Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has slammed his fellow Republican and presidential aspirant Rand Paul for being “unsuited to be the commander in chief.” In an unusually harsh language, the 43-year-old slammed Senator Paul as being “unsuited to be the commander in chief” after Paul in a TV interview said that “ISIS grew stronger because of the hawks” in the Republican party.

  • P Chidambaram, Narendra Modi

    Narendra Modi running an over-centralized government: P. Chidambaram

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today rejected Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s veiled charge that Sonia Gandhi was an “unconstitutional authority” and instead accused the BJP and the government of “running to” RSS with a “pernicious” hidden agenda. He attacked Modi saying he runs an “over-centralised” government and it will not go too far if it continues like this. In a dig at him, he said Modi has transformed from Chief Minister of Gujarat to