Free Press Journal
  • EU states ‘failed to deliver’ on migrants: Jean-Claude Juncker

    Brussels: European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said EU member states have “failed to deliver” on efforts to resolve the migrant crisis, including on a deal to relocate thousands of asylum seekers from Italy and Greece.

  • India condemns series of blasts in Jakarta

    New Delhi: India strongly condemned the terrorist attacks that occurred in Jakarta on Thursday and extended condolences to the bereaved families of the victims.

  • Vyijanthimala

    Vyjanthimala turns singer at 79

    Talking about motivational icons! Yesteryears’ screen queen Vyjanthimala who quit acting 45 years ago to pursue Bharat Natyam for dancing is now all set to cross over into another vocation.

  • Kya Kool Hai Hum 3

    CBFC just a rubber stamp, I & B ministry decides certification

    Mumbai: Rapid initial developments in the Board Of Film Certification (CBFC) give direct hints of major changes in the policy So far the sources have confirmed that the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting have taken direct charge of certification to ensure that no movie is subject to radical or nominal cuts.  Apparently disgruntled producers have now taken I & B route to bypass the censor board.

  • Islamist extremists attack African Union base in Somalia

    Mogadishu: Heavily armed fighters from the Islamist extremist group al-Shabab attacked a base for African Union peacekeepers in southwestern Somalia today, blasting their way into the compound and exchanging fire with peacekeepers, a Somali military official said.

  • Amazon to move into USD 350 billion ocean shipping market

    Washington: The Chinese wing of electronic commerce company Amazon has announced plans to enter the USD 350 billion ocean shipping market after being awarded a license by the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to operate as an ocean freight forwarder in the United States.

  • Sensex Recovers

    Bearish global indices dent markets, Sensex down 266 points 

    Mumbai: Bearish global markets, coupled with disappointing macro-data and caution over the third quarter results subdued Indian equity markets during the late-afternoon trade session on Friday. This led a barometer index to trade deep in the red — down 266 points.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    DDCA Commission of Inquiry will continue probe: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister today reiterated that the Commission of Inquiry formed by the AAP government to probe into alleged irregularities in the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) will “continue” working. Kejriwal’s assertion came on a day the Delhi High Court listed a PIL, which challenged the government’s decision to set up the Commission of Inquiry, for further hearing on January 27. “DDCA enquiry Commission will conti ue to function,” the

  • George W Bush page most edited on Wikipedia

    San Francisco: Former US president George W Bush may no longer be able to change the course of history — but it has not stopped others trying for him.

  • Urine odour can indicate Alzheimer’s disease

    New York: In what could lead to a non-invasive tool for early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers have identified an odour biomarker that can be used to predict the development of the debilitating brain disorder.


    Manpreet Badal enters with party into Cong fold

    New Delhi: Manpreet Badal, the estranged nephew of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, today joined Congress and merged his outfit, People’s Party of Punjab, (PPP) with it after meeting Rahul Gandhi.

  • Eat fibre-rich diet for better sleep

    New York : If you are suffering from sleep problems, a little change in diet can make a big difference.

  • Internet of Things growing bigger in consumers’ lives: Gartner

    Mumbai: The impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) on consumers’ lives and corporate business models is rapidly increasing and by 2020, more than half of major new business processes will incorporate some element of the IoT, world’s leading information technology research company Gartner has predicted.

  • Poor sleep in old age linked to hardened brain arteries

    New York: Poor sleep quality in elderly people is linked with more severe arteriosclerosis — thickening and hardening of the walls of the arteries — in the brain as well as a greater burden of oxygen-starved tissue (infarcts) in the brain, says a new study.

  • World leaders condemn deadly Jakarta blasts

    Jakarta : The world has come together in voicing their condemnation of the deadly blasts in Jakarta by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), with leaders offering any support that the Indonesian government may need to tackle these acts of terrorism.

  • China is ripping US on trade: Trump

    Washington: Asserting that China is ripping US on trade, Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has pledged to tax Chinese goods if Beijing does not stop engaging in practices like devaluing its currency.