Free Press Journal
  • Tennis Australia rejects claims of fixing evidence being suppressed

    Melbourne: Tennis Australia’s CEO and Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley on Tuesday joined the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) and the other world tennis authorities in rejecting media suggestions that evidence of match fixing has been suppressed.

  • Van Gaal can lead Man U to PL glory, says Rodgers

    London: Former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes that Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal can guide his side to the Premier League title. Rodgers comments came after United claimed a narrow 1-0 win over Liverpool at Anfield.

  • Seaplane service connecting Juhu-Girgaon may start soon

    Mumbai: The much-delayed seaplane service between Juhu and Girgaon chowpatty in Mumbai is likely to commence from February 13, when the week-long ‘Make in India’ event begins in the megapolis. “The last mile hurdle for launching the service was the clearance from the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT). But now we have received even that, paving way for commencing the services between these destinations,” Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) Joint Managing Director Satish Soni

  • Extended weekend sleep can counteract increased diabetes risk

    Washington D.C.: Increased risk of diabetes in lean, healthy, young men, who eat controlled diet, can be counteracted with two consecutive nights of extended sleep, a typical weekend occurrence. The finding, based on a study performed at the University of Chicago sleep laboratory could affect large numbers of people who work long hours.

  • Ted Cruz says Donald Trump becoming ‘rattled’ by his gains

    Washington: Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has accused his Republican presidential rival Donald Trump of exhibiting inconsistent conservatism and said the billionaire real estate mogul is becoming “rattled” and “dismayed” by his gains.

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    Pathankot terror strike could have been prevented: N N Vohra

    New Delhi: Pathankot terror strike could have been prevented if lessons were learnt from previous terror strikes with a main focus on securing country’s international border with Pakistan which is not yet “well guarded”, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra said here today.

  • Michael Jackson collection of 100 drawings to be sold

    New York: A collection of King of Pop Michael Jackson’s drawings is to go up for sale. Joseph McBratney claims to have privately amassed over 100 drawings by the late “Thriller” hitmaker – who died in June 2009 aged 50 – including sketches of The Beatles, the late Princess Diana, Abraham Lincoln, Charlie Chaplin among others, reported the New York Post.

  • Pvt schools on DDA land need govt sanction to hike fees: HC

    New Delhi: Private unaided schools on land alloted by DDA have to take prior government sanction before hiking fees, the Delhi High Court held today, saying that “schools cannot indulge in profiteering and commercialisation” of education.

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    UK launches new website to tackle radicalisation of children

    London: The UK today launched a new website to offer “practical advice” to protect children from being radicalised as part of a larger anti-extremism drive. The “Education Against Hate” website will hold information for schools and parents to tackle the “spell of twisted ideologies”.

  • David Cameron backs burqa ban in schools, courts, border checkpoints

    London: UK Prime Minister David Cameron has backed a ban on face-covering veils such as burqas in schools, courts and at border check points in the country but said he will not go as far as what France did to impose a blanket ban.

  • ‘Major fire’ at Paris’ famed Ritz hotel, no casualties

    Paris: A major fire broke out at the landmark Paris Ritz hotel, which is closed for renovations, the fire service said today. The blaze is on the “top floor of the building and the roof”, a fire service spokesman said. He said no one was staying in the five-star hotel and there were no casualties but a “large” part of the building was affected.

  • Islamic State faces fund crunch, cuts fighters’ wages

    Raqqa: Islamic State has cut its fighters’ salaries by 50 percent in Syria as air strikes continue to target oil fields, supply lines and cash stores, affecting its revenue streams, The Independent reported.

  • Samsung begins mass producing world’s fastest 4GB HBM DRAM

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics said on Tuesday that it has begun mass-producing the world’s fastest 4-gigabyte high bandwidth memory (HBM) dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chip, more than seven times faster than the previous fastest DRAM.

  • Goa: ISIS letter threatens to kill Modi, Parrikar

    Panaji: An anonymous letter purportedly signed by ISIS has threatened to kill Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. Goa Police have circulated this letter to all the police stations in the state and handed over the case to the Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS).

  • Karbonn introduces new user interface on its 4G handset

    New Delhi: Domestic handset maker Karbonn Mobiles on Tuesday announced the launch of its new user interface Kandy on the 4G enabled Karbonn Quattro L50 handset, offering a customised 4G experience to its users.

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    ‘Stop misguiding’ people with ‘childish excuses’: AAP tells Bassi

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday alleged that Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi was making childish excuses to run away from his responsibilities in a bid to divert attention from the security lapse during the ink attack on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

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    RBI to buy government securities of Rs.10,000 crore

    Mumbai: In a bid to infuse liquidity into markets, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will purchase government securities worth a total Rs.10,000 crore on Wednesday.