Free Press Journal
  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Delhi govt offers job to journalist’s sister, CM meets kin

    New Delhi: Delhi government today offered a job to the sister of deceased TV journalist Akshay Singh, who was covering the Vyapam scam, after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy paid a visit to Singh’s family. Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia also extended full financial assistance to Singh’s family even as they demanded an independent probe into the circumstances leading to the scribe’s death in Bhopal.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    SC to hear Rahul Gandhi’s plea against defamation case

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s appeal against a defamation case on. The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) had filed a complaint against Rahul for allegedly blaming the organization for Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination.

  • Yuphoria

    Yu launches a ‘golden ticket sale’ for Yuphoria on Amazon India

    Washington : Micromax-owned sub-brand Yu will launch a special ‘Golden Ticket’ sale for its Yuphoria smartphone today between 2 p.m.and 5 p.m. on Amazon India. According to the in.techradar.com, the sale is meant for fans that had registered for the previous sale but could not get the smartphone. The Yuphoria is exclusive to Amazon India and the regular sale will commence on July 9 from 2 p.m onwards. The Yu Yuphoria brings a fresh new

  • Xbox, Microsoft

    Microsoft announces Xbox Ultimate Game Sale

    Washington : Microsoft has announced the beginning of the annual Ultimate Game Sale of Xbox One and Xbox 360 games. According to CNET, many games are marked down the duration of the event, which ends on July 13. The deals will require the users to have an Xbox Live Gold subscription except where otherwise noted. Also, some Xbox 360 games will soon work on Xbox One by way of backward compatibility, which is will be

  • Tinder logo

    Tinder launches verified profiles for celebrities

    Washington : Tinder has officially launched verified profiles for celebrities and other notable figures. According to the Techcrunch.com, the users will see a little blue check mark by the name of these users that verifies that they are exactly who they say they are. Tinder said in a blog that the users may see a verified symbol on some profiles. Now when notable public figures, celebrities and athletes appear in the user’s recommendations, they

  • Brain

    New brain scan can help predict Alzheimer’s years in advance

    London: Now deadly Alzheimer’s can be predicted years in advance with help of a simple brain scan. US experiments have found that quick and cheap routine imaging scans can reveal analysis of cerebrospinal fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord, which can then be used to confirm whether a patient is likely to get Alzheimer’s in the future, the Daily Express reported. Professor Anne Fagan said though it was too early to definitively predict

  • Case registered against Tripura CPI(M) MLA for false affidavit

    Agartala: A case has been registered against Keshab Debbarma, an MLA of the ruling CPI(M) from Golaghati constituency in Tripura, for allegedly submitting false affidavits regarding his educational qualification. One Mithu Pal filed a case against Debbarma in the court of the Sub-divisional Judiacial Magistrate (SDJM), Bishalgarh in West Tripura district on July 4 last alleging that the MLA had furnished divergent information regarding his educational qualification in the affidavits ahead of the

  • Treadmill

    Treadmill workstations at office can reduce muscle strains

    Washington DC : A kinesiology researcher has found ways to prevent the kinds of muscular and skeletal stresses and pains that can affect one in ten office workers at some point in their careers. Professor at the McGill University, Julie Cote said that even though office workers may not naturally see it that way, their body was basically their work instrument, just as it is for an athlete. She added that it could get

  • Facebook

    Facebook building massive wind-powered data centre in Texas

    Houston: Social networking giant Facebook is building a massive USD 500 million wind-powered data centre in Fort Worth, Texas to support its 1.5 billion users. Facebook announced yesterday that “construction is going on and consists of three 250,000-sq ft buildings across the 111-acre site”.

  • India to be home to 4.37 lakh millionaires by 2018: Study

    New Delhi: India will be home to 4.37 lakh millionaires by 2018 with the count doubling by 2023, as a rapid rise is expected in the ultra-rich population over the coming 10 years — making it ‘India’s Decade’ in terms of wealth creation, a new study says. Stating that a “long-standing caste system” makes the wide gaps in incomes and wealth more acceptable in India, the study by Wealth-X found that wealth creation

  • RBI

    RBI sets rupee reference rate at 63.56 against dollar

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India today fixed the reference rate of rupee at 63.5690 against the US dollar and at 69.9323 for the euro as against 63.3749 and 69.9659, respectively yesterday. According to an RBI statement, the exchange rates for the pound and the yen against the rupee were quoted at 98.2205 and 52.17 per 100 yen, respectively, based on reference rates for the dollar and cross-currency quotes at noon. The SDR-rupee

  • ED to attach Rs 100 cr ‘layered’ Saradha properties

    Kolkata: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is in the process of attaching ‘layered’ Saradha properties worth around Rs 100 crore within a month’s time, an official of the agency said. “We have unearthed the fourth layer of beneficiaries who have benefited from the crime proceeds of Saradha ponzi scam,” an ED official told PTI.

  • Nabam Tuki

    Arunachal CM Tuki makes fund provision for Lokayukta

    Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki today told the Assembly that his government had made fund provision for setting up Lokayukta in the state. Stating that the Lokayukta would be constituted in due course of time, the Chief Minister, who also holds the vigilance portfolio, informed the house that the expenditure for its establishment had been worked out and fund provision made.

  • Russian investment fund signs MoU with BRICS member-states

    Ufa (Russia): The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with its partners in the BRICS member-states to work with sovereign funds, with the Brics bank and invest in the equity of infrastructure projects, RDIF Director General Kirill Dmitriev said at the BRICS Business Council meeting in Ufa.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    Vyapam Scam: Why delay to order CBI probe? Cong

    New Delhi: Congress-BJP sparring over Vyapam probe issue today intensified with the opposition party alleging “criminal delay” by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in agreeing to a CBI investigation as much evidence has already been “wiped out”. The BJP retorted by saying that the matter is before the court which will ensure that the guilty are punished and there is “no need for Congress monitoring”.

  • Najib Razak

    Malaysian PM mulls legal action against Wall Street Journal

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was on Wednesday considering legal action against the Wall Street Journal over its reports that some $700 million from the controversial state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd. (1MDB) has been transferred to his personal account.

  • Delicious Ramadan spread at Delhi

    Delhi being the capital of India has a lot of influence of foods which belong to the royal era of the Mughals. The recipes which were passed down from the royal cooks have settled here to serve the massive crowd especially during Ramzan. We have clubbed an assortment of food joints which cater to both vegetarians and non-vegetarians. There are many places to choose from to enjoy mouth watering dishes which are every foodie’s

  • My work in Bollywood has been very selective: Palash Sen

    Mumbai: Singer-actor Palash Sen, who would be seen in a movie “Aisa Yeh Jahaan” after a long time, says he has always been selective in doing films. Palash, the frontman and founder of rock band Euphoria, is back after a long gap with “Aisa Yeh Jahaan” where his involvement is not just limited to music but also extended to acting.

  • Shahid Kapoor, Mira Rajput

    Shahid’s Shubh Vivaah

    Bollywood chocoklate boy Shahid Kapoor marries Mira Rajput, a student of Lady Sri Ram College, Delhi. Shahid Kapoor confirmed about his marriage with Delhi based girl Mira Rajput. Mira Rajput was born and brought up in Delhi. She comes from a close-knit family hailing from Punjab. Mira is shy and intelligent girl. She came into limelight for her link-up with bollywood’s heartthrob Shahid Kapoor. She has completed her schooling from Vasant Valley School, Delhi.