Free Press Journal
  • Internet may soon carry traffic at speed of light

    London: In a first, a research has found a solution to make the internet infrastructure open and programmable while carrying its traffic at the speed of light by introducing new concepts of open source optical internet. The research addresses the problem of current internet infrastructure’s inability to support independent development and innovation at physical and network layer functionalities and supporting the increasing bandwidth demands of changing and diverse applications simultaneously.

  • HSBC India

    Rajan to wait for Budget roadmap before next rate cut: HSBC

    Mumbai: Even though the fall in oil prices has created some space to ease rates, HSBC today said it expects RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan to maintain status quo in the forthcoming policy review and wait for the fiscal roadmap presented in the Budget. “We do not think RBI will cut rates on February 2,” it said in a note.

  • FinMin to organise India Investment Summit on Feb 4-5

    New Delhi: In order to attract investments in infrastructure sector, the Finance Ministry will organise a two-day India Investment Summit from February 4, which would see the participation of various global investors.

  • Danish gangrape: Police allowed to submit potency report

    New Delhi: Delhi Police was today allowed by a city court to place on record the original medical and potency test report of a 55-year-old man, one of the accused in a case of gangrape of a Danish woman here, who claimed to be impotent. The court said though there was a “lapse” on the part of the prosecution in not placing on record the medical records for two years during the pendency

  • R Ashwin remains No.1 all-rounder in Tests

    Dubai: India’s Ravichandran Ashwin continued to hold on to the top spot in the all-rounders’ table and also retained his second position in the bowling list in the latest ICC Test rankings. Premier off-spinner Ashwin stood out with 31 wickets in four Tests in India’s 3-0 triumph over South Africa in the home series, and has a Test batting average of 31.68 with a highest score of 124.

  • Kohli’s Pakistani fan arrested for hoisting Indian flag!

    Lahore: A Pakistani fan of Indian cricketer Virat Kohli was taken into custody for raising the tricolour on his roof in Punjab province. The police, who arrested the fan on Tuesday, identified him as Umar Draz, who hails from Okara district of Pakistan’s Punjab province, about 200 km from here.

  • Hostel ill-treatment: 107 girls walk 25km to DC’s office at night

    Baripada (Odisha): In an unusual form of protest, more than 100 students of a state-run tribal girls high school walked more than 25 kilometres at night in the cold to Mayurbhanj District Collector’s office demanding action against their hostel authorities for alleged ill-treatment.

  • Unfreedom, India’s Daughter banned in India gets recognition abroad

    New Delhi: Resul Pookutty has scored two nominations at the Motion Picture Sound Editors’ 63rd annual Golden Reel Awards this year for “Unfreedom” and “India’s Daughter” – films which have been banned in India. The Oscar-winning sound designer says the recognition outside India tells that “we have to keep our mind open as artists”.

  • Milk

    HC seeks govt reply on plea alleging adulteration of milk

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked the Maharashtra government and Commissioner of Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) to enumerate steps taken by them to prevent adulteration of milk, in the interest of children’s health and public safety.

  • Vodafone

    Vodafone deploys SON technology to reduce call drops

    Kolkata: At a time when telecom companies are under fire for call drops, Vodafone India today said it has deployed Cisco’s Self Optimising Network (SON) technology to deliver superior mobile experience, improve voice call quality and reduce dropped calls.

  • sri sri ravi shankar

    Shani temple row: Sri Sri asks to clear villagers misconception

    Bengaluru: With Maharashtra’s Shani Shingnapur temple becoming the battle ground between the women activists and villagers, spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravishankar on Wednesday said the entry of the feminine gender can take place in the temple only after the misconception is cleared in the minds of the locals that no bad omen will take place in the village.

  • Bigg Boss winners ‘Lost and Found’

    Its been nine long years, since the UK-based reality show (original Big Brother) – Bigg Boss hit the Indian idoit box. The fan following and fancy has quite lived up to the expectations of the producers, with some loyal audience to its every changing trends on the national television industry. Apart from the fun and surprise element, Bigg Boss shows are very well known for some of the other controversies year-after-year. However,

  • Team India

    India regain top spot in ICC Test rankings

    Dubai: India have reclaimed the top spot in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Test rankings on Wednesday after a gap of almost four and a half years, thanks to their recent series win over South Africa at home.

  • Eknath-Shinde

    Sena leader Eknath Shinde, 21 others acquitted in riot case

    Thane (Maha): Twenty two Shiv Sena workers and leaders, including Maharashtra Minister Eknath Shinde and Thane Mayor Sanjay More, were today acquitted by a local court in an attempt to murder and armed rioting case of 2005.

  • uday scheme

    Rajasthan 3rd state to join UDAY, to ‘save Rs 21K cr in 3 yrs’

    New Delhi: Rajasthan has become the third state after Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh to formally join Centre’s UDAY scheme meant for revival of discoms and it will help the state “save Rs 21,000 crore in the next 3 years”.

  • David Warner

    Warner excited to talk with comentators in live match

    Some of the Australian players are wired up to have a conversation with Channel Nine commentators during T20Is at home. Steve Smith looked distracted at times during the last game for it and was out to a soft dismissal which also earned him a chirpy send off from Virat Kohli.