Free Press Journal
  • Cyber security industry headed for solid growth: Report

    New Delhi: The demand for cyber security professionals is on the rise and companies are willing to offer them as much Rs 80 lakh per annum, a study said. According to a report by CISO Platform, a social media network dedicated to information security, the industry is likely to see a huge growth in India, going ahead.

  • Narendra Modi

    Narendra Modi’s Bangladesh visit: 20 pacts on table, trade to get boost

    Agartala/Guwahati: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two-day visit to Dhaka from Saturday is likely to see the signing of 20 agreements besides talks with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on boosting trade, connectivity and anti-terrorism measures. Chief ministers of several northeastern states, though they are not accompanying Modi, have requested him to raise the issues of infiltration, border trade and connectivity with Bangladesh.

  • Sharad Yadav

    RJD-JD(U) alliance certain: Sharad Yadav

    Patna: Janata Dal-United president Sharad Yadav said on Friday that the alliance with Lalu Prasad’s Rashtriya Janata Dal for legislative assembly elections scheduled later this year was “sure and certain”.  “The alliance between the JD-U and RJD is sure and certain. But I cannot give a date for it,” Sharad Yadav told media after holding a closed door meeting for three hours with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar here. The JD-U president downplayed the differences

  • England cricketer Kieswetter retires after eye injury

    London: England wicketkeeper-batsman Craig Kieswetter on Friday announced his premature retirement from professional cricket following the serious eye injury he suffered last season.

  • D Link

    Taipei’s D-Link on expansion drive in Telangana

    Hyderabad: D-Link, a Taipei-based networking equipment manufacturer, plans to invest Rs 350 crore on business expansion in Telangana. The company has signed an MoU with Telangana government to bolster the local IT industry by improving network infrastructure, investing in the region, and developing new talent, according to a statement issued by the government today.

  • Prakash Javadekar

    On World Environment Day, Prakash Javadekar asks all to opt for ‘less’

    New Delhi: Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar exhorted industries and society to adopt the ‘3Rs’ of ‘Reduce, Reuse and Recycle’ on World Environment Day today and urged all to opt for “less” in order to check the rate of depletion of natural resources. “Business as usual is no longer an option. Every individual has a responsibility to contribute to protect the environment and reduce the rate of depletion of natural resources,” the minister said.

  • Morning walk can give you a good night’s sleep

    New York: If you are having sleep problems, walking a little can go a long way in resolving them, suggests a new research involving over 400,000 adults.

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    Sexual violence against children widespread: Study

    New York: Sexual violence against children is more widespread than thought, spanning its morbid shadow across the world, according to a new study based on data released by US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently.

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    Dietary supplements may harm kids with autism

    Washington: Researchers have shown that dietary supplements are not good for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as it may result in both insufficient and excessive nutrients.

  • Process of age-related cognitive decline unravelled

    New York: The process that allows our brains to learn and generate new memories also leads to degeneration as we age, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

  • Maggi

    Nepal bans import and sale of Maggi noodles

    Kathmandu: Nepal has temporarily banned the import and sale of Nestle’s Maggi noodles from India, following reports that the level of lead content in the popular instant snack in India was found to be above permissible limit.

  • Hackers

    Chinese `hack attack` hits millions of US govt. workers

    London: After Chinese hackers reportedly carried out a huge cyber attack, millions of US government workers are at risk. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) confirmed that almost four million current and past employees have been affected due to the massive breach, which could also affect every federal agency, reported the BBC.

  • China Ship

    China ship capsize: Toll touches 97

    Beijing: The toll from a ship that capsized on China’s Yangtze river has risen to 97, the transport ministry said on Friday.  Xu Chengguang, the ministry’s spokesman, said at a press conference that 97 bodies have been retrieved from the ship – The Eastern Star – carrying 456 people which capsized in a tornado on the night of June 1, Xinhua news agency reported.  One side of the ship was rolled above

  • attack, Manipur

    NSCN(K) claims responsibility for ambush on army in Manipur

    Guwahati/Kohima: Naga insurgent outfit NSCN (Khaplang), with which the Centre abrogated ceasefire in March, has claimed responsibility for the ambush in Manipur in which 18 army personnel were killed and 10 others injured.

  • Sensex

    Sensex up more than 195 points; capital goods stocks rise 

    Mumbai: After three days of consecutive falls, a benchmark index of the Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Friday gained more than 195 points or 0.73 percent during the late-afternoon trade session on Friday.

  • Yahoo to shut down Maps and other services

    Washington: US internet giant Yahoo has announced that it will shut down Yahoo Maps, eight years after it was launched, and other services in different countries, Efe news agency reported on Friday.


    FSSAI cracks whip, orders recall of all Maggi noodle variants

    New Delhi: Coming down heavily on Swiss giant Nestle, the central food safety regulator FSSAI today ordered recall of all nine approved variants of Maggi instant noodles from the market, terming them “unsafe and hazardous” for human consumption. Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) also said Nestle launched ‘Maggi Oats Masala Noodles’ without approval and ordered its recall, saying the company did not undertake risk and safety assessment for the product.

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    Singapore suspends sale of Maggi noodles imported from India

    Singapore: Singapore authorities have ordered local importers to temporarily suspend of the sale of Nestle’s Maggi noodles imported from India amid reports that high lead content was found in the popular instant snack in India. The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority’s decision comes after India banned the sale of the noodles for 15 days in Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Tamil Nadu after high levels of lead were discovered in batches tested in New

  • Maggi Ban

    Maggi row: Banned in Madhya Pradesh till further orders

    New Delhi : As troubles escalate for the ‘2 minute noodle’ — Maggi, the Government of Madhya Pradesh has become the latest to join the bandwagon of states banning the Nestle product. So far, Delhi, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand have prohibited the sale of Maggi noodles, after it came under mounting scrutiny of containing monosodium glutamate (MSG) and lead beyond permissible levels.

  • Paul Bulcke

    Maggi noodles are safe: Nestle CEO Paul Bulcke

    New Delhi: Maggi noodles are safe for consumption, Nestle CEO Paul Bulcke said on Friday. “The product Maggi noodles are safe for consumption,” he told the media here. “Our priority now is to engage all stakeholders to clarify the confusion. We felt that consumer trust was shaken, that’s why we took the product off the shelves. “The tests we have done have found no lead. So we are trying to engage with the