Free Press Journal
  • New system for more secure online banking

    London: A new system that uses images and a one-time numerical code may provide a secure, inexpensive and easy to use alternative to current password systems used in online banking and other such services, a new study suggests. Researchers at the Plymouth University in UK believe their new multi-level authentication system GOTPass could be effective in protecting personal online information from hackers.

  • ‘12 days of Christmas’ will cost you whopping Rs.1,02,82,532/-

    ‘12 Days of Christmas’ is an English carol that states gifts sent by your true love on each day till Christmas. We have disected exactly how much each day would cost, to gift your true love, going precisely by the lyrics of the song, taking into consideration todays economic conditions.

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    Rafael Nadal reveals he felt anxiety on court in 2015

    Madrid: Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal has said 2015 was “the only year” in his life when he felt anxious while playing, an unpleasant feeling that prevented him from thinking straight while he was on court.

  • Long weekend for bankers, insurers

    Chennai: Bankers and insurers in Tamil Nadu and in other parts of the nation are gearing up for a long weekend, beginning December 24. Between December 24 and 27, branches of government-owned banks and insurance companies would remain shut due to festivals and weekly closures.

  • Eggplants trump bananas in sex emojis study

    New York: Eggplants are way more popular than bananas — at least when it comes to sexually charged emojis used on Twitter, says a study.

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    Amazon signs MoU with NIESBUD to fast-track SME growth

    Bengaluru: E-commerce major Amazon has signed an agreement with the National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD) aimed at encouraging SMEs to grow business profitably online. Under the MoU, and NIESBUD will work towards spreading awareness on the enormous potential of e-commerce for SMEs and empower them to leverage numerous opportunities India’s growing digital economy offers, the company said in a release.

  • Bhatija murder case: Garikapatti’s discharge plea opposed

    Thane: A discharge application filed by Shyam Kishor Garikapatti, one of the accused in the infamous 1990 Ghanshyam Bhatija murder case, has been opposed by the prosecution. Garikapatti, a Dawood Ibrahim gang member who was convicted in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case and is also involved in 18 other major crimes, filed a discharge application in Bhatija murder case a couple of months back.

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    Facebook users identify mysterious Jerusalem ‘relic’

    London: Facebook users solved the mystery of a gilded object unearthed in Jerusalem within hours after Israel’s antiquities authority turned to the social networking site in an effort to identify it, a media report said.

  • Gold rises

    Gold tumbles on low demand, weak global cues

    New Delhi: Snapping its three-day winning run, gold plunged by Rs 140 to Rs 25,610 per ten grams at the bullion market today as demand from jewellers at existing levels eased amid a weak trend overseas. However, silver held steady at Rs 34,100 per kg on scattered support from industrial units.

  • Narendra Dhabolkar Murder case

    CPI(M) MP questions CBI role in probe into Dabholkar murder

    New Delhi: The 2013 killing of noted rationalist Narendra Dabholkar in Pune today figured in Rajya Sabha, with a CPI(M) member saying even the court had expressed concern over CBI investigation in the case. “Narendra Dabholkar was killed in August 2013 and till today the culprits, the murderers have not been brought to justice …till date the investigating agency, the CBI could not arrest the culprit, could not make proper investigation,” K K

  • Two wheelers to be exempt from odd-even formula 

    New Delhi: Two wheelers will be exempt from the odd-even formula the Delhi government wants to implement in the first half of January to curb air pollution, an official said on Wednesday.

  • Bankruptcy code bill referred to joint panel

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Wednesday decided to refer the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2015 to a joint committee of parliament. Moving the motion in the house, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the committee will have 20 members from the Lok Sabha and 10 from the Rajya Sabha.

  • Pro-ISIS elements posting messages in regional languages: Govt

    New Delhi: Some elements, who support the dreaded terrorist group ISIS, have posted messages in Indian regional languages, including Hindi and Tamil, Rajya Sabha was informed today. “As per available intelligence inputs, pro-ISIS elements have posted messages in the social media in Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, Gujarati and English,” Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said in a written reply.

  • Winter session of Lok Sabha ends, 13 bills passed amid din

    New Delhi: The winter session of Lok Sabha came to an end today after passing 13 bills despite persistent uproar created by opposition Congress over various issues, including certain allegations against Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in connections with DDCA affairs.

  • Letv launches world’s first mirror-surfaced fingerprint scanner smartphone

    New Delhi: Internet conglomerate Letv has launched its flagship “superphones” billed as the world’s first smartphones with mirror-surfaced fingerprint recognition technology. Le 1s and Le Max “superphones” have taken the fingerprint sensor to the next level through combining functionality, performance and aesthetics, the company said in a statement on Wednesday.

  • INTACH opens Bhagalpur Chapter; Sitamarhi, Gaya on radar

    Patna: Expanding its footprint in Bihar, heritage body INTACH has opened its new chapter in silk city Bhagalpur, a move that is likely to boost efforts to document and preserve old building and landmarks in the historic city. Headquartered in New Delhi, Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), a non-profit organisation established in 1984, besides the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), works on protection, conservation and promotion of tangible and

  • Son of former IAAF chief Diack denies bribery charges

    London: Papa Massata Diack, son of the former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) president Lamine Diack, has denied any involvement in bribery cases in doping tests.