Free Press Journal
  • BSE

    Sensex jumps 147 pts as foreign investors resume buying

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex today rose by 147 points to again rally past 28,000-mark, largely driven by gains in banking and capital goods stocks on renewed buying interest by foreign investors and higher government spending. Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan’s comments that India’s exposure to Greece is limited also boosted sentiment.

  • Black money

    Blackmoney: Govt notifies rules to calculate oversea income

    New Delhi: Government has notified the rules for calculating overseas income and assets under the stringent foreign black money law that came into force on July 1. The value of the overseas assets, including immovable property, jewellery and precious stones, archaeological collections and paintings, shares and securities and shares in unlisted firms abroad will be calculated at the fair market value, the rules notified by the CBDT said today.

  • Dimuth Karunaratne

    Sri Lanka make bright start in decider

    Pallekele (Sri Lanka): Dimuth Karunaratne and Upul Tharanga provided Sri Lanka an aggressive start on the opening day of the decisive third and final Test against Pakistan in Pallekele today. The left-handed pair put on 70 for the second wicket as Sri Lanka, sent in to bat by Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq, recovered from an early setback to end the morning session at 85 for one in 26 overs.

  • NDMC gears up to check waterlogging during monsoon

    New Delhi: Gearing up for the monsoon season, the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has set up four control rooms in areas under its jurisdiction to check the menace of waterlogging. “Five control rooms have been set up at Sangli Mess, Khan Market, Netaji Nagar, Malcha Marg, Mandir Marg and at Connaught Place, which will work round the clock till September 30 to receive complaints and avoid waterlogging during the period,” NDMC spokesperson

  • shankar singh vaghela

    Guj govt spreading ‘political terror’ in Cong pockets: Vaghela

    Ahmedabad: Congress today alleged that BJP-led Gujarat government is spreading “political terrorism” by thrashing villagers in those areas which are traditional Congress strongholds. Leader of Opposition in Gujarat Assembly Shankersinh Vaghela, who represents Kapadvanj seat of Kheda district, took on the state government on the issue of scuffle between locals and police at Apruji-na-Muvada village of adjoining Kheda days back. To control angry villagers, police had fired at least 15 rounds.

  • No proposal of delisting: MTNL

    New Delhi: State-run MTNL today said there are no plans to delist its shares from the stock exchanges. “It is stated that as far as MTNL is concerned no such proposal has been under consideration of the board,” MTNL said in a clarification to BSE after its stock price surged on reports of delisting.

  • 3 feared dead as hospital wall collapses in Delhi

    New Delhi: Three workers were feared dead while another was injured when a basement wall of an under-construction hospital collapsed here this afternoon in South West Delhi’s Dwarka sector 6. According to Fire Department, they got a call about the incident at 11:55 PM following which five fire tenders were rushed to the spot. Fire fighters and police personnel soon launched the rescue efforts.

  • narendra modi

    PM should apologise over IC-814 revelations: Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday targeted the NDA government over a former RAW chief’s comment that the response to the 1999 IC-814 hijack was “goofed up”, and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to apologise to the nation.

  • ISIS

    IS trying to gain foothold in PoK: Army

    Jhangar (Noushera): Terror outfit Islamic State (IS) is trying to gain a foothold in Pakistan occupied Kashmir, a senior Army official said today. “Whatever inputs we have, IS has not taken in a major way, but they are definitely trying to gain foothold in the area (PoK)”, General Officer Commanding (GoC), 16 Corps, Lt Gen K H Singh told reporters on sidelines of an army function here today.

  • Anirban Lahiri

    Family will be key to Lahiri’s success at the Open

    New Delhi: Star Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri is be looking to reap the benefits of having the support of his entire family at St Andrews when the Open gets underway in a fortnight. With family as the bedrock of his success, Lahiri’s trip to the British Open will be made extra special at the world’s oldest Major, scheduled to be held from July 16 to 19.

  • S R Shino

    IC-814 hijack: S.R. Sinho backs former RAW chief’s revelations

    Bhopal: Defence expert Major General (retd.) S.R. Sinho on Friday backed former Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) chief A.S. Dulat’s statement that the Crisis Management Group (CMG) had not handled the IC-814 hijack incident properly and said that nobody wanted to take the responsibility at that time.

  • Steve Jobs Official Trailer

    Michael Fassbender in and as ‘Steve Jobs’: Official Trailer

    Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.

  • Tiger Woods

    Tiger Woods fires season best round of 2015 at Greenbrier

    London : Former world number one Tiger Woods showcased traces of his dominant best as he posted his best round of the year by firing a four-under-par 66 on the opening day of the Greenbrier Classic. The 14-times major champion shot seven birdies in West Virginia to record his lowest score since March 2014, the BBC reported. Woods, who is currently ranked 220th in the world, struggled for form this season and carded his

  • Ayushman Khurana

    Will work with Shoojit again: Ayushmann Khurrana

    New Delhi: After making a promising debut with Shoojit Sircar’s “Vicky Donor”, actor Ayushmann Khurrana is looking forward to reteam with the director again. “Of course, me and Shoojit are working together. We have been discussing a lot of stuff and soon will team again. As far as ‘Abra Ka Dabra’ is concerned till the time Shoojit is not happy with the script the film will not go on floors,” Ayushmann told PTI.

  • Gene Therapy

    Gene therapy offers hope to cystic fibrosis sufferers post successful trials

    London : For the first time, gene therapy has offered hope to cystic fibrosis sufferers after its successful trials. Gene therapy for cystic fibrosis has shown a significant benefit in lung function compared with placebo, in a phase 2 randomised trial. The technique replaces the defective gene response for cystic fibrosis by using inhaled molecules of DNA to deliver a normal working copy of the gene to lung cells.

  • Arnold

    Arnold Schwarzenegger doesn’t regret past 

    Los Angeles: Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger regrets the end of his marriage but says he has no desire to alter his “mistakes and failures”.

  • Dengue case

    Dengue`s tail`s tale: How virus evolves to spread more efficiently

    Washington DC : A team of scientists has identified how small changes in dengue’s viral genome can affect the virus’ ability to manipulate human immune defenses and spread more efficiently. Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore’s research is the first of its kind that examined the dengue virus starting from broad population level observations and then linked it to specific molecular interactions, to explain an outbreak. This work provides a framework for identifying genomic