Free Press Journal
  • irfan pathan

    Remembering dance steps will be biggest challenge: Irfan Pathan

    New Delhi: Cricketer Irfan Pathan, who has joined dance reality show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded” as the first wild card entry, is happy with the challenge of turning from a non-dancer to a dancer, but he says the biggest challenge for him will be remembering his dance moves. “I have only danced as a kid at family functions. I am a non-dancer, but I like taking challenges. Also, this is an off-season for cricket,

  • Money

    No hasty action on SIT report on money laundering: Jaitley

    New Delhi: Reacting to a SIT report suggesting that market regulator SEBI needs to monitor participatory note misuse for money laundering, the government on Monday said it would avoid any knee-jerk decision that could hurt investor sentiment.

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    Gurdaspur attack: Centre and states must jointly deal with terror, says Omar Abdullah

    Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Monday said that better coordination and joint efforts between the Centre and state governments’ was required to deal with the terror attacks such as what has happened in Gurdaspur, Punjab. Abdullah further said that amalgamation of BJP- PDP could be the reason for these kinds of attacks

  • Security beefed up in Haryana

    Chandigarh: Security was beefed up in Haryana on Monday in the wake of a terror attack in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district, a police official said. All senior police officers have been asked to intensify patrolling in their respective areas, additional director general Mohammad Akil said in a statement. He said the Railway Protection Force has also been instructed to keep vigil on railway stations, tracks and trains.

  • Twitter, Islamic State

    How terror messages spread on Twitter?

    Washington: Researchers are studying issues such as what type of information and propaganda from terror organisations go viral on the social media, how that information spreads and what kind of people/ groups participate in its spread.

  • J-K SWAT team reaches terror-hit Gurdaspur

    Gurdaspur: Jammu and Kashmir’s SWAT team has reached Punjab’s terror-hit Gurdaspur area, where an encounter between security forces and terrorists is currently underway. Meanwhile, security has been enhanced across Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of the Gurdaspur terror attack, which has so far claimed the lives of 10 people, including six civilians. Security has also been beefed up at the North and South Block in New Delhi. The Special Forces team is already in

  • Gold

    Gold, silver extend gains on global cues, jewellers buying

    New Delhi: Gold rose for the second day by adding Rs 90 to trade at Rs 25,490 per ten grams at the bullion market today in tandem with a firming global trend amid increased buying by jewellers. In addition, a depreciating rupee against the American currency supported the upside in gold prices.

  • Anand Sharma

    Gurdaspur attack an intelligence failure: Congress

    New Delhi:The terror attack in Punjab is a result of intelligence failure, Congress leader Anand Sharma said on Monday. “The terror attack is not only a security lapse at the border but also a failure of intelligence agencies,” Sharma told the media here. The Congress leader said the government should reveal what assurances Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif gave to Prime Minister Narendra Modi at their meeting in Ufa in Russia in

  • Sharper Brain

    Point where brain unites eyes’ double vision found

    Washington: Using prisms and an advanced brain scanner, the point in the human brain at which the vision of the two eyes becomes one image has been found by researchers. If you have two working eyes, you are live streaming two images of the world into your brain. The brain combines the two to produce a view of the world that appears as though you had a single eye.

  • Terror attack in Gurdaspur

    Security beefed up in Rajasthan after Gurdaspur terror attack

    Jaipur: Security has been stepped up across Rajasthan following a terror attack in Gurdaspur district of Punjab today. “All the range IGs and SPs, and ATS have been alerted and given necessary directions to strengthen security after the attack in Punjab,” DGP, Manoj Bhatt said, adding, important public places are under strict vigil.

  • Joe Jackson

    Joe Jackson hospitalized

    Los Angeles: Showbiz patriarch Joe Jackson has been hospitalised after reportedly suffering a stroke. The Jackson family patriarch, whose kids include Janet Jackson and the late Michael Jackson, endured the health setback on his 87th birthday while in Sao Paulo, Brazil on July 26, reported Us magazine. Jackson was admitted to Albert Einstein Hospital after feeling dizzy and losing his vision. He is still undergoing tests.

  • Will give befitting reply, says India as six killed in Punjab attack

    Dinanagar (Punjab):A senior police officer was among six people killed here early Monday when four terrorists who sneaked in from Pakistan opened random fire before storming a police station complex, sparking a fierce gun battle that shattered two decades of calm in Punjab. One attacker was killed.

  • alex gibney

    Steve Jobs documentary ‘Man in the Machine’ gets first trailer

    Los Angeles: The first trailer for documentary “Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine” has arrived. Directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney, the documentary highlights the life of the late Apple co-founder, reported Ace Showbiz. Combining old footage and new interviews, the movie centers on Jobs’ private and personal life and how he became a brilliant technology maker.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Don’t fear knee-jerk reaction on P-Note curbs: FM to investors

    New Delhi: Seeking to calm panic-stricken investors, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said they need not fear any “knee-jerk” reaction from the government on the SIT report, which had recommended tough measures to check investment flows through P-Notes. He also assured investors that the government will not take any action that may jeopardise investment climate even as the benchmark BSE Sensex tanked close to 500 points on fears of action on the suggestions

  • Don’t show live coverage of terror attack: Government to TV channels

    New Delhi: The information and broadcasting ministry on Monday asked TV channels not to show live coverage of the ongoing anti-terrorism operations in Dinanagar town of Gurdaspur district in Punjab and said some channels carried such telecasts in violation of rules.

  • Sensex down

    Sensex crashes 551 pts on P-Note concerns; at over 5 week low

    Mumbai: Market again took a beating today, with the benchmark BSE Sensex crashing over 551 points to 27,561.38, its weakest closing in over five weeks, on concerns that stricter norms for participatory notes may hit foreign investments and a major slump in Chinese stocks. The NSE Nifty also dipped below the 8,400-level.

  • Gurdaspur attack

    Gurdaspur terror attack: Woman terrorist among other attackers

    New Delhi: A security personnel, who sustained serious injuries in the Gurdaspur terror attack, has said that there is also a woman terrorist among the attackers. “They (militants) fire after every five minutes. There is also a woman attacker,” he said.

  • RBI to pause on Aug 4; 50bps cut likely in early 2016: BofA-ML

    New Delhi: The Reserve Bank is likely to maintain a status quo on rates in its third bi-monthly policy meet on August 4, taking into account “poor rains” and will go for a 50 basis points rate cut in early 2016, a Bank of America Merrill Lynch report said today.

  • Bill Cosby

    Bill Cosby accusers feature in magazine photo series

    Los Angeles: More than 30 women, who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault including supermodels Janice Dickinson and Beverly Johnson, are featured on the cover of the new issue of New York magazine. “The Cosby Show” star has been under fire in recent months as dozens of women went public with decades-old allegations of sexual misconduct and rape.