Free Press Journal
  • MakeMyTrip

    MakeMyTrip, RBL Bank, IRCTC in Fortune India Next 500 list

    New Delhi: MakeMyTrip, RBL Bank, Inox wind and IRCTC are among the firms that have made it to the Fortune Next 500 list of Indian companies, which has been topped by iPhone distributor Redington India. Companies featuring in the Next 500 list are mostly mid-sized and are capable of breaking into the Fortune India 500, the magazine noted.

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    One-hour extra sleep will ramp up your sex life!

    New York: Ladies, please take note! If you are experience a sudden dip in your sexual desire, try to sleep an extra hour tonight and reap its benefits between the sheets the very next day. According to an interesting study, women who slept for an extra one hour than usual had an enhanced sexual desire next day. Reflecting sleep’s impact on sexual desire, each additional hour of sleep increased the likelihood of sexual

  • Rambaran Yadav

    Nepal govt unveils policy document for next fiscal

    Kathmandu: The Nepal government has unveiled its policy document for the new fiscal year, setting the earthquake devastated country’s reconstruction as its top priority. President Rambaran Yadav yesterday the government’s annual policy and programme in the Legislative Parliament yesterday.

  • BSE

    Sensex provisionally closes 114 points down 

    Mumbai: Negative global cues eminating from China and Greece countered the positive sentiments surrounding the upcoming first quarter results and led a barometer of the Indian equities to provisionally close 114 points down on Thursday.

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    Youngsters are ageing faster than ever: Study

    London: If you are young but look old, chances are that you might have actually turned old. It has been found that age-related decline is already happening in young adults who are decades away from developing age-related diseases, new research says. While measuring ageing process in young adults, the research team from the US, Britain, Israel and New Zealand found that some youngsters are ageing three times faster than others.  In a paper

  • gold shopping

    Gold, silver rebound on firm global cues, jewellers buying

    New Delhi: Snapping its two-day falling run, gold prices rebounded by Rs 200 to Rs 26,370 per 10 grams at the bullion market today, tracking a firm trend overseas amid fresh buying by jewellers. Silver also surged by Rs 1,050 to Rs 35,500 per kg on increased offtake by industrial units and coin makers.

  • News In Shorts raises Rs 127 crore from Tiger Global

    New Delhi: News In Shorts, a mobile app which provides top news stories of the day in 60 words, has raised USD 20 million (Rs 127 crore) from its existing investor Tiger Global. The series B round of funding will be primarily used for expansion of the team and further improvement of the app’s user experience.

  • Sunil Chhetri

    Chhetri spearheads list in ISL Player Auction

    Mumbai: Star striker Sunil Chhetri spearheads the list of players who are set to go under the auctioner’s hammer at the first “Player Auction” of the Indian Super League Football, which is scheduled here tomorrow.

  • Amit Shah

    Amit Shah inaugurates ‘Maha Sampark Abhiyan’ meet for 5 states

    Mumbai: BJP president Amit Shah here today inaugurated the party’s ‘Maha Sampark Abhiyan’ review meet for five states, including Maharashtra. Shah is expected to address the party workers at the meeting, being held at Rangsharda auditorium in suburban Bandra, on various current political issues, party sources said. He is expected to take stock of the political situation in the state as well as assess the progress of party’s ‘Maha Sampark Abhiyan’.

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    Now, find out about love lives of koalas!

    Sydney: A team of international scientists working in Australia have tracked the love lives of koalas, uncovering some curious behaviour and discovering that male koalas make their distinct bellows to avoid confrontation with competitors looking for a mate to breed with. The University of Queensland’s project chief Bill Ellis and colleagues in Australia, the US and Japan mapped what they believe to be the first look inside the social system of a large

  • Arun Govil to make a comeback on TV with “Dharti Ki Goad Mein”

    Mumbai: After a long sabbatical, veteran TV actor Arun Govil, who played the iconic Lord Ram in epic tele-serial “Ramayan”, is coming back on the small screen with the daily program “Dharti Ki Goad Mein”. Viewers can see Govil, 57, only from last week of August as his character will be introduced after a few episodes.

  • BCCI

    India’s Lanka tour to begin with three-day warm-up game

    New Delhi: India’s Sri Lanka tour will start with a three-day warm-up game against Sri Lanka Chairman’s XI, and followed by three Test matches, BCCI announced today. The warm-up game is scheduled to begin on August 6 at R Premadasa International Stadium in Colombo.

  • Australian opposition leader facing corruption test

    Sydney: Australia’s opposition leader had his credibility and reputation questioned by one of the country’s most senior judicial figures at a major investigation into corruption on Thursday.  The Australian Royal Commission is investigating widespread claims of corruption between unions representing workers and employers, Xinhua news agency reported.  Opposition leader Bill Shorten was brought before the commission to answer allegations surrounding the financial dealings of the Australian Workers Union (AWU).  When questioned for

  • Israel says two Israelis held in Gaza, one by Hamas

    Jerusalem: The Israeli defence ministry said today that two Israelis, including an Arab, were being held captive in the Gaza Strip, accusing Hamas of holding one of them. In a statement, the ministry said that “according to credible intelligence” Avraham Mengistu, an Israeli of Ethiopian descent, “is being held against his will by Hamas in Gaza.” “Furthermore, the defence establishment is currently dealing with an additional case of an Israeli Arab also being held in Gaza,” it said.

  • Chouhan must quit for fair Vyapam probe: CPI-M

    New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan must resign if “an impartial investigation” has to be held in the Vyapam recruitment scam, the CPI-M said on Thursday.

  • Illegal iron-ore mining case: ED conducts searches in 3 states

    New Delhi/Kolkata: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today launched simultaneous searches in three states in connection with its money laundering probe in illegal mining of iron-ore scam in Odisha and other states, pegged at about Rs 2,000 crore. Sources said the searches are being conducted by the Kolkata zonal headquarters of the agency in at least 15 places in Bhubaneshwar, Keonjhar, Rourkela (all in Odisha), Kolkata and Salem and Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu.

  • Modi

    Modi proposes annual BRICS trade fair 

    Ufa (Russia): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday proposed the BRICS nations host an annual trade fair, adding ed that India would be happy to host the first such event of the five-nation bloc.

  • Two Indonesian pilots may pose security threat:leaked document

    Sydney; Australian authorities believe two Indonesian pilots may pose a security threat after being radicalised by Islamic State, a leaked intelligence document obtained by an investigative website shows, although officials today refused to confirm its veracity. The Australian Federal Police “Operational Intelligence Report”, published online by investigative website The Intercept, said the pilots were “likely employees” of AirAsia and Premiair and came to their attention through their Facebook pages.

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    Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University to start functioning soon: min

    Amethi: The Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University, aimed at facilitating and promoting aviation studies and research, will start functioning “very soon” at Fursatganj, Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju has said. Inspecting the Indira Gandhi National Aviation Academy at Fursatganj, around 50 kms from here, yesterday, Raju said, “Very soon the proposed university will start functioning”.