Free Press Journal
  • AAP equates Jaitley role in DDCA with Kalmadi’s in CWG

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday said that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s role in the DDCA was equivalent to the role played by Suresh Kalmadi in the 2010 Commonwealth Games-related scams.

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    Cyberterrorism driven mostly by money

    New York: While some cyberterrorists are driven by ego, politics or entertainment, most of them carry out the attacks for monetary gain, says a study that looked into the human component of cybersecurity.

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    Demand for Arun Jaitley’s resignation is absurd: BJP

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party’s demand for Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s resignation was “absurd” and a “non-issue” as there was no wrongdoing involved, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said on Thursday.

  • Govt defers plan to impose 2 pc levy on air tickets from Jan 1

    New Delhi: The government has deferred its plan to impose two per cent levy on domestic and international air tickets from January 1 next year as the Draft Aviation Policy is expected to go for Cabinet approval only around mid-January. The Ministry is preparing the draft note for the Cabinet at present, which is likely to be ready by December 25, following which it will be sent for inter-ministerial comments, Civil Aviation Ministry

  • Enhance fine for driving without PUC certificate: Delhi govt

    New Delhi: Concerned over alarming pollution levels in the national capital, Delhi government has moved the National Green Tribunal seeking enhancement of the fine against vehicles which are without a valid pollution-under- control (PUC) certificate.

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    V K Singh booed by Oppn MPs in Rajya Sabha

    New Delhi: Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh, who has been at the centre of the ‘dog analogy’ controversy, was today jeered by some Opposition members in Rajya Sabha when he rose to lay the listed papers. Some Congress MPs booed him when he was called by Deputy Chairman P J Kurien to lay the papers listed against his name in the day’s list of business of the House.

  • High court bans construction work in Gulmarg ski resort

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir High Court has banned all constructions in famous ski resort at Gulmarg in North Kashmir and directed the state government to transfer a Gulmarg Development Authority official for failing to check illegal activities. A Division Bench comprising Justices M H Attar and Ali Mohammad Magrey yesterday directed the authorities to ensure that all construction activities in Gulmarg be stopped and vehicles carrying construction material to the resort be seized.

  • US to double H1B, L1 visa fee for Indian firms

    Washington: Notwithstanding India’s objection, the US Congress has doubled a special fee on the popular H-1B and L-1 visas raising it up to USD 4,500 to fund a 9/11 healthcare act and biometric tracking system that will hit Indian IT companies.

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    Salman and I are too busy to do a film together: SRK

    New Delhi: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has ruled out the possibility of reuniting with Salman Khan on the silver screen again as he feels both the actors have a busy work schedule. Shah Rukh, who will be making his debut appearance on Salman-hosted “Bigg Boss” this weekend to promote “Dilwale”, said they have no plans of working together in near future.

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    “Baahubali 2”, the much awaited sequel goes on floor

    New Delhi: The wait is over as the sequel of SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus Baahubali went on the floors today. Titled as ‘Baahubali: The Conclusion’, the film is being shot in Hyderabad. This news was first revealed by the flick’s official Twitter handle in a tweet that read, “After the widespread success of part1, the team is all set to get back to shoot part 2 from today. #Baahubali2Begins.”

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    Ready to debate on petro product prices: Venkaiah Naidu

    New Delhi: The government is ready for a discussion on the issue of petroleum prices, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said in the Lok Sabha as a notice of adjournment motion moved by some opposition members was disallowed. Soon after the House met for the day, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said she had received notices of adjournment motion from Mallikarjun Kharge and Veerappa Moily (Cong), Bhagwant Mann (AAP), A Sampath (CPI-M), Saugata Roy

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    Profit bookings subdues markets; Sensex marginally up 

    Mumbai: Profit bookings after a two-day relief rally subdued Indian equity markets, as a barometer index traded flat during the mid-afternoon session o. Initially, both the bellwether indices of the Indian equity markets opened on a positive note in sync with their Asian peers, as suspense cleared on the US Federal Reserve’s move on a rate hike.

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    India better-placed to withstand capital volatility: Moody’s

    New Delhi: The uncertainty over transition of the US monetary policy to normalcy could set off volatility in capital flows to emerging economies, but India is better-positioned to weather these challenges, Moody’s Investors Service said today. Moody’s Investors Service VP and Senior Research Analyst Rahul Ghosh said that besides the Fed rate action, a slowdown in the Chinese economy and falling commodity prices are other major global developments that could impact emerging

  • Face cream ingredient may help slow down ageing

    London: A commonly used skin care ingredient is one of several newly identified compounds that can mimic the life-extending effect of a starvation diet, a new study has found.

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    JD(U) MP seeks action against Patanjali

    New Delhi : A demand for action against yoga guru Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali pharma company for selling products like noodles and pasta without the food regulator’s approval was made in the Rajya Sabha today.

  • Now, app to detox you from smartphone addiction

    Seoul: Are you addicted to your smartphone? A new application developed by scientists in Korea can help restrain you from using the device during meetings, conferences or social gatherings. As smartphones penetrate every facet of our daily lives, a growing number of people have expressed concern about distractions or even the addictions they suffer from overusing smartphones, researchers said.

  • Cyber-Security

    Cyberterrorism driven mostly by money

    New York: While some cyberterrorists are driven by ego, politics or entertainment, most of them carry out the attacks for monetary gain, says a study that looked into the human component of cybersecurity.

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    10 Facts about Bajirao Mastani that make it extra-special

    1. Sanjay Leela Bhansali has never attempted a historical before. True, Devdas looked epic and was designed to seem glorious in its periodicity, but the characters were all fictitious in not just Devdas but all of Bhansali’s films so far.