Free Press Journal
  • Sensex

    Sensex ends 54 points up ahead of key macro-economic data

    Mumbai: The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex covered moderately by 54 points to end at 26,425.30 on short-coverings by operators ahead of announcement of key macro economic data later today. The government will release data on industrial production (IIP) for April as also consumer price index-based inflation for May later in the day.

  • Osama Bin Laden

    Why Pakistan rhetoric now when it kept mum over Osama killing: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai : Taking a dig at Pakistan over its  assertions in the wake of India’s cross-border surgical strike in Myanmar, Shiv Sena today said the neighboring country should not make such comments when it had kept silent over the killing of Osama bin Laden by American troops.

  • Airtel

    Airtel bags Wi-Fi deal from Gurgaon MC

    New Delhi: Telecom major Bharti Airtel today said it has received a contract from Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon to launch Wi-Fi services. Users will be able to access free Internet for the first 30 minutes and after that they can buy recharges.

  • gold shopping

    Gold, silver get some lustre back on jewellers’ buying

    New Delhi: Gold prices edged up Rs 20 to Rs 27,130 per 10 grams in the bullion market today on scattered buying by jewellers and retailers amid a better global trend. Silver also recovered Rs 100 to Rs 37,100 per kg on increased offtake by industrial units and coin makers.

  • Milk

    Milk proteins may protect against heart disease

    New York: Dietary compounds formed in milk-based products may protect us against cardiovascular disease, suggests a new research.
    The study found the compounds to lower serum total and “bad” low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels and triglycerides in mice.
    Triglycerides are fat in the blood, high levels of which have been linked to a greater chance of heart disease.  “We are beginning to understand that dairy products provide benefits to human health beyond the traditional

  • Arun Jaitley

    Commercial banks should pass RBI rate cuts to borrowers: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday expressed the hope that those commercial banks which have not passed on to borrowers the interest rate cuts made by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) this year, would do so over the next few weeks.

  • Justin Biber

    Selena Gomez’s new music inspired by Bieber

    Los Angeles: Singer Selena Gomez’s latest music has been inspired by her former boyfriend Justin Bieber, according to her vocal coach Stevie Mackey. Gomez, who was in an on-off relationship with the “Boyfriend” hitmaker until October 2014, references her failed romance with the 21-year-old star in her latest offering.

  • Twitter

    Twitter data to help treat sleep disorders

    Washington: Researchers have generated a unique “digital library” of Twitter users with sleep problems to understand and help treat sleep disorders better.  After assessing the sentiments expressed in users’ tweets, the study gives preliminary hints that patients with sleep disorders may be at a greater risk of psychosocial issues.  Sleep deprivation and chronic sleep disorders are not well understood.

  • Katti Batti

    First poster of Kangana-Imran’s ‘Katti Batti’ out

    Mumbai: Kangana Ranaut-Imran Khan starrer Katti Batti’s unique first look was unveiled today. Focusing on just the feet of the lead pair and a long road as a back drop, the poster was shared by the film’s director Nikhil Advani on twitter. “One which is so close to my heart!!!” the “Kal Ho Naa Ho” director tweeted.

  • FB, Messenger

    Now, play game on Facebook Messenger

    New York: Now you can play the Doodle Draw game while chatting on Facebook Messenger. The game is available directly through the app.  You can find the game in Messenger’s overflow menu, alongside several utility apps, but you’ll have to download it from the App Store or Google Play before you can enjoy playing it, NextWeb reported.  Doodle Draw is the first game to be launched for Messenger after Facebook opened up

  • 3 injured as house ceiling caves-in amid heavy rains

    Thane: Three members of a family were today injured when a portion of ceiling at their house caved-in following heavy downpour in the city. The mishap occurred at around 9.30 AM in Savarkar Nagar locality when the ceiling of the house crashed, Thane’s Regional Disaster Management Cell (RDMC) chief Santosh Kadam said.

  • mani-ratnam

    Renowned NYC museum to pay special tribute to Mani Ratnam

    New York: A prestigious museum here will honour acclaimed Indian director Mani Ratnam with a special tribute, which it said has been “long overdue” for the “important filmmaker”.

  • Hrithik Roshan

    Didn’t know how to introduce SRK to kids: Hrithik Roshan

    Mumbai: Actor Hrithik Roshan was left confused over introducing Shah Rukh Khan to his kids Hridhaan and Hrehaan. The “Bang Bang” actor, who met Shah Rukh at the Mumbai airport, said he struggled to come up with a name for the “Chennai Express” star.

  • Group Discusssions

    Group discussion improves lie detection

    New York : Just because you get away with a lie to your wife does not mean you would be lucky in front of a group. Researchers have found that groups are consistently more accurate in distinguishing truths from lies than one individual is. The group advantage in lie detection comes through the process of group discussion, not the product of a ‘wisdom of crowds’ effect, the results published in the journal

  • Shruti Hassan

    Shruti Haasan wants to do solo lead roles in Bollywood

    Mumbai: After playing the second fiddle in most of her Bollywood outings be it “D-Day” or “Gabbar is Back”, actress Shruti Haasan now wants to carry a movie on her shoulder. Shruti, who is the daughter of Kamal Haasan and Sarika, said though she enjoyed playing small roles in big-budget Bollywood films, she would now love to a movie that would revolve around her character.

  • Srk in Raees

    SRK shares mustachioed look

    Mumbai: With a bushy moustache and coloured aviators teamed with a black leather jacket, Shah Rukh Khan sports a vintage look in an image he has shared on social media. As indicated by the Bollywood superstar, it’s from his film “Raees”.

  • MERS, Virus

    South Korea reports 11th death from MERS outbreak

    Seoul: South Korea today reported its 11th death from the MERS virus outbreak, but officials said they are seeing a fewer number of new infections and that it was unlikely there would be another large outbreak. More than 120 people in South Korea have contracted Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) since the country reported its first case last month. The outbreak has been contained only in hospitals but it has caused widespread fears and rumours, and about

  • Nawaz Sharif,

    Externally-sponsored terrorism a threat to Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif

    Islamabad : Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has told a Pakistani envoys conference here that externally-sponsored terrorism is a major threat to the nation, and could come in the way of its prosperity. In an indirect broadside, Sharif said that the nation’s citizens and he were dismayed by the recent irresponsible and imprudent statements made by the Indian political leadership. He warned that this would vitiate the atmosphere and take both nations and the neighbourhood

  • Amitabh Bachchan

    I played golf with Christopher Lee: Amitabh Bachchan

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has recalled the “wonderful” moment he shared with Hollywood legend Christopher Lee in South Africa. Bachchan, 72, who met the veteran actor during his stint as a jury for Miss World pageant said, Lee was a great company.