Free Press Journal
  • Priyanka Chopra

    Priyanka Chopra attends TCA bi-annual meet in LA

    Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra, who is currently shooting for her American TV series “Quantico” in US, attended the Television Critics’ Association’s bi-annual gathering in Los Angeles for a panel discussion about the upcoming show.  The “Fashion” actress shared photographs of the event on micro-blogging website Twitter.

  • Adani Group

    Australia court revokes approval for Adani’s coal mine project

    Melbourne: Indian mining giant Adani’s plan to build one of the world’s largest coal mines in Australia today suffered a major setback after a court revoked the environmental approval for the controversy-hit 16.5 billion dollar project opposed by green groups and local residents.

  • Rupee recovers

    RBI sets rupee reference rate at 63.8159 against dollar

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India today fixed the reference rate of rupee at 63.8159 against the US dollar and 69.3104 for the euro as against 63.9315 and 70.0497 respectively, yesterday. According to an RBI statement, the exchange rates for the pound and the yen against the rupee were quoted at 99.1508 and 51.29 per 100 yen, respectively, based on reference rates for the dollar and cross-currency quotes at noon. The SDR-rupee rate will be based

  • Congress protest, Sumitra Mahajan

    Youth Congress holds protest outside Sumitra Mahajan’s residence

    New Delhi : Members of the Youth Congress held a massive demonstration outside the residence of Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday to protest against her decision to suspend 25 MPs for creating a logjam in the Parliament and demanding the resignation of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

  • NASA, Jupiter

    Jupiter can help decode Earth’s weather system better

    Washington: Learning more about Jupiter and its Great Red Spot could help scientists understand the Earth’s weather system better, says a NASA expert. Jupiter’s weather functions under the same physics as Earth just millions of miles farther from the sun. Jupiter studies will also improve our understandings of worlds beyond our solar system.

  • Sharper Brain

    How deadly brain disease spreads from gut

    London: Offering hope for early detection of prion disease, a difficult to detect deadly brain condition in humans and farm animals, researchers have found how the proteins that cause the disorder spread from our gut.

  • Qasim Khan

    Militant captured in Kashmir a Pakistani

    Jammu: A militant captured on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir after an ambush on a BSF convoy is a Pakistani, police sources said. The young militant, identified as Qasim Khan, is from the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist group and hails from Gujranwala in Pakistan, the sources said. He was part of a militant gang that attacked the Border Security Force convoy killing two troopers and injuring 11 on the Jammu-Srinagar highway in Udhampur

  • RBI

    Inflation, Fed to decide RBI’s next policy move

    New Delhi: A day after RBI decided to keep its policy rates on hold, some top equity research firms including Morgan Stanley and SBI Research today said the central bank may ease the rates on favourable macroeconomic data. A few others such as Nomura and DBS, however, said that RBI was in a “neutral gear” and the rates are likely to remain on hold.

  • Nisha Desai Biswal

    US wants to see India more embedded in global trade structure

    New York: The US would like to see India “more deeply embedded” in regional and global trade architecture, a top American diplomat said, stressing that India’s membership in Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation will make the forum a stronger organisation. “We would like to see India more deeply embedded in the trade architecture in the region and globally and India’s economy is significant enough that it should be part of these different regional and global architectures,” Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central

  • Greg Hunt

    Australia court revokes approval for Adani’s coal mine project

    Melbourne: Indian mining giant Adani’s plan to build one of the world’s largest coal mines in Australia today suffered a setback after a court in the country revoked the government’s environmental approval for 16.5 billion dollar project. Adani’s environmental authority has been set aside after the court found Environment Minister Greg Hunt had not properly considered advice about two threatened species – the yakka skink and the ornamental snake in the Galilee basin, The Sydney Morning Herald reported.