Free Press Journal
  • Dustin Brown

    All you need to know about Dustin Brown

    Wimbledon:  German qualifier Dustin Brown, known for his dread-locks, sent shockwaves across the All England Tennis Lawn Tennis Club, as he stunned Rafael Nadal on the Centre Court, where the Spaniard had won two titles in the 2008 and 2010.

  • Hurriyat, Hizbul Mujahideen reject ex-RAW chief’s contention

    Srinagar: Moderate Hurriyat Conference and militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen today rejected contentions by former RAW chief A S Dulat regarding them, insisting that they have no basis. “We out-rightly reject Dulat’s contention,” Hurriyat said in a statement, reacting to Dulat’s contention that its Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq could have been made to join the mainstream politics.

  • Debt

    EFSF to reserve rights to act upon Greece’s default

    Brussels: The board of directors of the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) on Friday decided to reserve its rights on EFSF loans to Greece, after the non-payment by Greece to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

  •  Movie Review: Pitch Perfect 2

     Movie Review: Pitch Perfect 2 – Voices in Perfect Harmony

    Cast: Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld, Brittany Snow, Skylar Astin,  Snoop Dogg, David Cross, Birgitte Hjort Sorensen, Fiula Borg, John Michael Higgins, Elizabeth Banks,Keegan-Michael, Adam DeVine, Katey Sagal, Anna Camp, Ben Platt, Alexis Knapp, Hana Mae Lee

     Director: Elizabeth Banks

  • Movie Review: Max – Family-friendly adventure

    Cast: Thomas Haden Church, Lauren Graham, Josh Wiggins, Luke Kleintank, Robbie Amell, Mia Xitali, Jay Hernandez, Dejon LaQuake
    Director: Boaz Yakin
    Man’s best friend, the four legged hero (bowwow) of this engaging coming of age film, follows in the best traditions of Rin Tin Tin and Lassie.  This “Max” isn’t a mad canine at all, but a hero with a mission which

  • Internet

    Internet cycle carts’ to bring rural women online 

    Mumbai: In an innovative move to educate rural women about the internet, Tata Trusts and Google India on Friday announced a special programme to send 1,000 specially designed ‘Internet Cycle Carts’ to remote villages.

  • Rohan Bopanna-Florin Mergea

    Bopanna-Mergea enter third round at Wimbledon

    Wimbledon: The Indian-Romanian tennis pair of Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea earned a straight sets victory against the Brazilian-Argentine pair of T. Bellucci and G Duran 7-5, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5) to enter the third round of the men’s doubles event of the Wimbledon Championships here on Friday.

  • France rejects asylum request from WikiLeaks’ Assange

    Paris: The French government rejected an asylum request from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange today, saying he did not face “immediate danger”. “France cannot act on his request,” said the office of President Francois Hollande in a statement, after Assange wrote an open letter to the government requesting asylum. “The situation of Mr Assange does not present an immediate danger. Furthermore, he is subject to a European arrest warrant,” Hollande’s office said.

  • Highest earners in 75% rural households earned below Rs 5K

    New Delhi: The highest earning member in about three-fourths of all rural households in the country made less than Rs 5,000 per month, according to the Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011 released today.

  • Black Money

    Tax,penalty to be levied at market price under black money law

    New Delhi: Undisclosed overseas assets such as immovable property, jewellery, shares and art works will be valued at fair market price for the purpose of tax and penalty under the new black money law. Besides, the value of an overseas bank account will be the sum of all deposits made in the account since its opening, the Tax Department said today while announcing rules for the new law that has come into force

  • rupee against dollar

    Rupee ends at 2-month high of 63.44 against USD

    Mumbai: Surging for the fourth straight day the rupee gained 7 paise to end at 63.44 against the American currency on sustained dollar selling by banks and exporters amidst a soft greenback overseas. Besides, robust capital inflows and rallying local equity markets supported the trading sentiment, forex dealers said.

  • piyush goyal

    Coal India to set up cancer detection centres in 5 states

    Kolkata: Coal India Ltd will set up five cancer detection centres in the mining belts of five states, Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said today. “Coal India will set up five Cancer Detection Centres, one each at the coal mining belts of Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Odisha and Madhya Pradesh, for the benefit of the people staying in remote areas and facing lot of troubles to get access to quality treatment for

  • Govt clears 16 defence licence proposals

    New Delhi: The Commerce and Industry Ministry has cleared 16 defence licence proposals with investments worth Rs 613 crore, a move aimed at boosting defence manufacturing in the country. The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), which comes under the Commerce and Industry Ministry, has so far issued 73 industrial licences in the defence sector in the last one year (since June 2014), against 50 licence granted during 2011 to May 2014,

  • Priyanka Gandhi

    No one can claim VIP not covered under RTI: HP SIC

    Shimla: Making strong observations, the Himachal Pradesh State Information Commission has said details about the land purchased by Priyanka Vadra here can be made public by authorities, noting that no one can claim that a VIP is “not covered” under the RTI act.

  • Shoppers Stop targets 15% sales from digital medium by 2020

    Mumbai: Fashion retailer Shoppers Stop is eyeing 15 per cent revenue through its digital touch points by 2020, and plans to invest Rs 60 crore over the next three years to boost its omni-channel strategy, a top executive has said. “We plan to invest approximately Rs 60 crore in our omni-channel efforts over the next three years, and target 15 per cent revenues through the digital medium by 2020,” Shoppers Stop Managing Director Govind Shrikhande