Free Press Journal
  • Live bombs spotted on Amritsar-Pathankot tracks were of RDX

    New Delhi: The five live bombs that were found on Amritsar-Pathankot railway tracks yesterday were made of unmarked RDX, Army sources said. The bombs, which were found by an alert trackman Ashwani, were defused by the Army after a four-hour effort last night. The sources said the bombs weighed little over one kg and and were packed very neatly and cleverly.

  • Govt defends deferment of caste data; 8.19 crore errors found

    New Delhi: Dismissing suggestions that caste census report was not released to “hide truth”, government today said more than 8.19 crore errors were detected in the data of which 1.45 crore faults continue to exist. A total of 8,19,58,314 errors have been found in caste particulars and all states and union territories have been communicated for rectification.
    The states have rectified 6,73,81,119 errors. However, 1,45,77,195 errors are yet to be rectified, a Home Ministry

  • AirAsia

    AirAsia India and Air Costa ties up with SITA

    New Delhi: World’s leading specialist in air transport communications and information technology SITA would provide its aircraft communications and flight tracking technology to domestic carriers AirAsia India and Air Costa. Under the tie-up, announced here today, the deployment of the two technologies would help these airlines track flights in real time throughout their entire route network and streamline operations.

  • Rita Ora

    Rita Ora was not happy with her body

    Los Angele: Singer Rita Ora was not a fan of her body when she was younger, but she has grown to be proud of her curves.

  • Difficult to maintain 10 cumecs in Yamuna: Haryana to NGT

    New Delhi: Haryana government today told the National Green Tribunal that maintaining a minimum flow of at least 10 cumecs of water at Hathnikund barrage in Yamuna as directed by it would be difficult during lean season but the Tribunal remained unconvinced. “It would be difficult for Haryana to ensure availability of minimum environmental flow of 10 cumecs of water from Hathnikund barrage to Wazirabad here as the flow reduces to 3,500 cusec

  • amrinder singh

    Centre should consider hot pursuit of terrorists: Amarinder

    Dinanagar (Gurdaspur): Senior Congress leader Amarinder Singh today suggested to the Centre to consider the policy of hot pursuit of terrorists and their patrons across the border in the wake of the Gurdaspur terror attack.

  • iPhone 6

    ‘Fake’ Apple firm that made 41,000 iPhones uncovered in China

    London: A Chinese firm that had manufactured about 41,000 counterfeit Apple iPhones has been uncovered, leading to nine arrests. The factory was discovered on May 14 but was revealed by Beijing’s public security bureau on Sunday, reported the BBC.

  • Insurgents, militants funded by drug and fake currency trade

    Guwahati: Insurgent and militant groups in the country, including those in the north east get huge funds from illicit trade in drugs and fake currency, Assam Additional Director General of Police Mukul Sahay said today. Smugglers pay protection money to various insurgent groups who use these amounts in subversive activities, Sahay told newsmen here.

  • One Plus

    One Plus may launch new phone at Rs.22,999

    New Delhi: Chinese handset-maker One Plus is expected to launch its new flagship handset One Plus 2 at a starting price of Rs.22,999. While The 16GB variant will have 3GB RAM, the 64GB variant will sport 4GB RAM. Other features might include a 2K quad-HD display, a type-C USB, a 13-megapixel rear camera with a 1.3 micron image sensor and a 3,300 mAH battery. The 64-GB variant will be priced at Rs.24,999. The

  • Google

    Google bids adieu to its social network

    Houston: Google is bidding adieu to Google Plus, an awkwardly named social network that the American search engine giant had launched four years ago hoping it would become a serious rival to Facebook. Google has spent the last several months chopping up Google Plus’s most useful pieces and making them separate services as it moves away from making Google Plus the central hub for all Google-related activity.

  • Windows 10_preview

    Microsoft launches Windows 10: Here’s what that means

    San Francisco: Microsoft’s new Windows 10 operating system debuts tomorrow, as the longtime leader in PC software struggles to carve out a new role in a world where people increasingly rely on smartphones, tablets and information stored online. No one’s expected to line up overnight for Windows 10, the way people did 20 years ago for Windows 95. But Microsoft is counting on tens or even hundreds of millions of people to download

  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama condemns African leaders who won’t give up power

    Addis Ababa : Barack Obama today condemned African leaders who refuse to give up power, as he made the first address to the African Union by a US leader. “Africa’s democratic progress is also at risk when leaders refuse to step aside when their terms end,” Obama said in a speech at the AU’s headquarters in the Ethiopian capital. “No one should be president for life,” Obama said, adding that he himself was looking forward

  • Centre must warn Pakistan about terrorism: S.M. Krishna

    Bengaluru: Former external affairs minister S.M. Krishna on Tuesday said the government must warn Pakistan that if it continues to encourage or even tolerate terrorists using its territory to attack India, it would be taken as an aggression against the country.

  • VHP slams Modi over “saree, shawl” diplomacy with Pak

    Jaipur: Terming India’s policy towards Pakistan as a “failure”, VHP chief Praveen Togadia today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should put an end to the “saree, shawl” diplomacy following the Gurdaspur terror attack and exhibit a “strong will” like Indira Gandhi to deal with it. “Diplomacy of saree, shawl and mango is enough for now. India should stop all dialogue with Pakistan and start preparing to teach a lesson to the country, which

  • Justdial Q1 net up 18% at Rs 33.17 crore

    New Delhi: Local search engine Justdial today reported 18 per cent increase in net profit at Rs. 33.17 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. The company had reported a net profit of Rs. 28.11 crore in the corresponding quarter a year ago, it said in a BSE filing. Justdial’s total income from operations grew by 24.87 per cent to Rs. 168.62 crore in the quarter under review as against Rs 135.03 crore

  • Oil, Fuel

    Crude oil futures down on weak Asian cues

    New Delhi: Crude oil futures fell 1.15 per cent to Rs 3,093 per barrel today as speculators trimmed positions amid a weakening trend in Asian trade. Crude oil for delivery in far-month September at the Multi Commodity Exchange traded down Rs 36, or 1.15 per cent, at Rs 3,093 per barrel in 207 lots. Similarly,, oil for August delivery moved down by Rs 34, or 1.10 per cent, to Rs 3,045 per

  • Sarbananda Sonowal

    Sarbananda Sonowal hails CAS decision on Dutee

    New Delhi: Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today welcomed the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision that allowed Indian sprinter Dutee Chand to resume her racing career, which was brought to a halt owing to IAAF Regulation on Hyperandrogenism.

  • First 3D-printed copper rocket engine part

    Copper futures spurt on global cues, spot demand

    New Delhi: Buoyed by positive global cues and increased domestic demand, copper prices rose 0.31 per cent to Rs 344 per kg in futures trade today. At Multi Commodity Exchange, copper for delivery in far-month November was trading higher by Rs 1.05, or 0.31 per cent, to Rs 344 per kg in a business turnover of 29 lots. Similarly, the metal for delivery in August was up by 90 paise, or 0.27

  • Silver futures down 0.37% on weak overseas cues

    New Delhi: Silver prices were down 0.37 per cent to Rs 33,805 per kg in futures trade today as speculators reduced their exposure amid a weak trend in global markets. At Multi Commodity Exchange, silver prices for delivery in September traded lower by Rs 125, or 0.37 per cent, to Rs 33,805 per kg in business turnover of 603 lots.