Free Press Journal
  • Elderly Sikh stabbed to death in US

    San Fransisco: A 68-year-old Sikh man has been stabbed to death in California’s Fresno city on January 1, prompting police to launch a hate crime probe into the city’s first homicide.

  • Facebook

    Facebook activates ‘Safety Check’ for Manipur quake 

    New Delhi: With a powerful earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter Scale rocking India’s north-eastern region early Monday, Facebook has activated its safety check tool to help people in the area let friends and family know they are safe.

  • Manufacturing activity slips to 28-month low in December

    New Delhi: India’s manufacturing activity contracted in December for the first time in over two years with Nikkei’s Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) falling to a 28-month low of 49.1 against 50.3 in November.

  • 3 drug smugglers arrested with Pak SIM cards, foreign weapons

    Mohali: Three people have been arrested with ammunition and a SIM card belonging to Pakistan in Mohali. The Punjab police have recovered two AK47s, five pistols and Pakistani mobile SIM cards from the arrested.

  • Differential pricing of data shouldn’t be market dominance tool: Nasscom

    New Delhi: The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) on Monday said differential pricing of data should not become a tool that facilitates market dominance or enables anti-competitive behaviour by either telecom service provider or platform provider.

  • Three Sunni mosques bombed in Iraq

    Baghdad: Three Sunni mosques were bombed in Iraq’s Babil province, two days after the execution of a prominent Shia cleric in Saudi Arabia, a provincial security source said on Monday.

  • LIC launches Jeevan Labh

    Mumbai: Life insurance giant LIC today launched a limited premium paying, non-linked endowment assurance plan, Jeevan Labh. The plan is available from ages eight years to 59 years and a choice of policy term of 16, 21 and 25 years with premium paying term of 10, 15 and 16 years, respectively. The maximum age at maturity is 75, the corporation said in a statement.

  • Airtel

    Net Neutrality: Nasscom opposes Airtel Zero, Free Basics plans

    New Delhi: IT industry body Nasscom today opposed Airtel Zero and Free Basics type platforms which it feels violate net neutrality principles by differentiating internet access for certain types of services. “We at Nasscom oppose any model where TSPs (Telecom service providers) have a say or discretion in choosing a content that is made available at favourable rates or speeds etc,” Nasscom President R Chandrashekhar said today.

  • Japan ‘concerned’ over China test flight

    Tokyo: Japan has expressed grave concern over China carrying out a test flight to a runway on an island in a disputed part of the South China Sea, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said on Monday.

  • Digital

    Two million sets of data stolen in Japan cyber attacks

    Tokyo :  At least two million sets of personal data were stolen or feared leaked from 140 companies and other organisations in Japan that were hit by cyber attacks in 2015, the media reported on Monday.

  • pakistan

    Pakistan to build Peshawar-Kabul motorway

    Islamabad:  The Pakistani government has planned to build a motorway from its Peshawar city to Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, the media reported.

  • Save Sabnis, Shiv Sena prays to Goddess

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Monday sought divine intervention to “save the limbs” of noted litterateur Shripal Sabnis, who last week criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Ajit Doval’s China visit put off in wake of Pathankot attack

    Beijing : National Security Advisor Ajit Doval’s visit to China from tomorrow for talks with top Chinese leaders has been put off in the wake of the attack by Pakistani militants on a key Air Force base in Pathankot.

  • AAP guarded over Remo's legal trouble in Goa

    Panaji: The Aam Aadmi Party in Goa has taken a guarded stand over the legal issues being faced by pop singer Remo Fernandes, who had penned a jingle for the party during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls campaign and was believed to be a supporter of AAP. Remo has been booked by Goa police for verbally abusing a 17-year-old girl who was allegedly hit by his son”s car last month.

  • China to establish first counter-terrorism college

    Beijing: China is considering the establishment of its first counter-terrorism college in Xi’an, the capital city of Shaanxi province, a media report said on Monday.