Free Press Journal
  • HDFC Bank says not interested to enter Ahmedabad IFC

    Mumbai: Even as its peers make a beeline to open shop at the GIFT City, the country’s second-largest lender HDFC Bank has said it is not keen to have a presence in the country’s first international finance centre in Ahmedabad.

  • Nirmal Singh

    Pakistan’s deceptive diplomacy stands exposed: Nirmal Singh

    Jammu: Accusing Kashmir-based separatists and Pakistan of scuttling the peace process, Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh today said the cancellation of NSA-level talks by Pakistan has exposed its “deceptive diplomacy”.

  • Sebi

    Sebi steps up black money fight; busts gains through ‘losses’

    Mumbai: As it steps up its crackdown on tax evasion and laundering of black money through stock markets, regulator Sebi has busted an ‘innovative’ scheme wherein HNIs were incurring ‘bogus losses’ to offset tax liabilities.

  • Justin Timberlake, Nick Jonas

    Honoured by comparisons with Justin Timberlake: Nick Jonas

    London: Singer Nick Jonas says he is “honoured” by comparisons made between him and “Suit and Tie” hitmaker Justin Timberlake. The 22-year-old “Chains” hitmaker is amazed that he has been likened to Timberlake, admitting he would love to emulate the career of the star, reported Female First. “It’s an honour. That’s somebody that I definitely looked at and said, ‘If I could have a trajectory like that, that’d be incredible.’ I kind of put my own twist on

  • Jayalalithaa

    Jayalalithaa slams Elangovan but urges AIADMK workers to stop protests

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa today appealed to party workers to end their state-wide protests against TNCC president E V K S Elangovan for his alleged derogatory remarks over her August 7 meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi here.

  • Yashwant Sinha

    No point talking to Pakistan: Yashwant Sinha

    New Delhi: India should not engage with Pakistan unless it is “absolutely certain” about the outcome, former external affairs minister Yashwant Sinha said on Sunday.

  • Venkaiah Naidu

    Centre to fund pending JNNURM projects worth Rs 8000 cr: Venkaiah Naidu

    Hyderabad: The BJP-led NDA government is ready to take up pending projects worth Rs 8,000 crore which were initiated under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) during the UPA tenure, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said today.

  • Facebook, Trending Stories

    How Facebook decides what’s trending

    New York: Ever wondered how Facebook determines what you see in your news feed every time you log in? The social networking site has actually devised different algorithms for it.

  • Smart drug modafinil

    ‘Smart drug’ modafinil boosts brain power

    London: The ‘smart drug’ modafinil actually does work for some people, improving their performance on long and complex tasks, also enhancing decision-making and planning skills, Oxford and Harvard scientists have claimed.

  • Selfie

    Peek into your personality via selfie

    Singapore: Next time when you click a selfie with your friends, remember the way you take a selfie can actually reveal your personality, says a new study.

  • Women, Book

    Why women join book clubs

    New York: Women may well use their book club membership to increase popularity among potential suitors, says a study.

  • Birds, Singing

    Birds sing louder to be heard

    London: Just as humans shout to be heard when in raucous settings, bluebirds also alter their songs in response to increases in the nearby background noise such as loud traffic, research says.

  • Rahul Gandhi, Smriti Irani

    Rahul Gandhi can’t speak for even two minutes sans a note: Smriti Irani

    Amethi (UP) : Taking a jibe at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi over his ‘suit boot ki sarkar’ remark, Union Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday said that the former couldn’t speak for even two minutes in the Parliament sans a note. “Suit boot ki sarkar 1:30 minute’s byte is easier than 1:30 hrs speech in the Parliament,” Irani recalled her earlier statement, saying that she was right about it. “Even for the

  • Four months after Nepal quake: Migration issues impact recovery

    Kathmandu: Four months after the devastating April 25 earthquake, the delayed return of migrant family members, coupled with low levels of disaster-preparedness, has become a major concern for Nepal’s households with external migrants.

  • Allan do Carmo

    Do Carmo wins Rio 2016 marathon swimming

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian swimmer Allan do Carmo held off a late challenge from Japan’s Yasunari Hirai to win the open water marathon Olympic test event here. Do Carmo finished the 10 km course on the Copacabana beach in two hours, three minutes and 53 seconds on Saturday, just a second ahead of Hirai. The third place went to Richard Weinberger of Canada who crossed the line in 2:03.57, reports Xinhua news agency. “The

  • Martina Hingis, Sania Mirza

    Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis bow out of Cincinnati Masters

    Cincinnati : Top seeded women’s doubles pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis suffered a shocking semi-final defeat against unseeded pair of Hao-Ching Chan and Yung-Jan Chan at the Cincinnati Masters.

  • Pankaj Advani

    Politics and sports should not be mixed: Pankaj Advani

    New Delhi: Amid escalating tensions between India and Pakistan, ace cueist Pankaj Advani believes politics should not be mixed with games and Indo-Pak sporting ties should go on.