Free Press Journal
  • Mark Zuckerberg

    Virtual reality will take time to develop: Facebook

    New York : These are still early days for the virtual reality (VR) technology’s adoption and the VR ecosystem will take time to develop globally, social media giant Facebook’s top executives have predicted. Addressing a gathering at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said that turning virtual reality into a business is part of the firm’s 10-year plan rather than an

  • Sensex slumps 262 pts to end at 21-month low

    Mumbai: Falling for a third straight session, the benchmark BSE Sensex today slipped by 262 points to close at a 21-month low of 23,758.90 as banks and realty sectors witnessed heavy selling pressure amid weak global cues. Country’s biggest lender SBI fell by 4.82 per cent to Rs 158.95 ahead of its financial results, while banks-based index on BSE slipped by more than 2 per cent.

  • Valentine’s Day indulgences across Mumbai

    We have reached a stage where Valentine’s Day has become a casual approach with same old mundane roses and chocolates. It’s high time we get creative with our indulgences and explore vivid options offered across the city. From cycling at midnight to camping in the mountains, here’s a list of all sorts of events you can pick to express your love this weekend.

  • Sensex

    Disappointing Q3 results drag equity markets lower

    Mumbai: Disappointing earning results, coupled with negative global cues and a slump in crude oil prices dragged the Indian equity markets to their lowest levels in 2016 on Wednesday. This led a barometer index of the Indian equity markets to provisionally close the day’s trade down 262 points. Selling frenzy led to both the bellwether indices of the Indian equity markets to trade at levels which were last seen during May 2014. The

  • Sikh actor gets apology after barred from boarding flight

    New York: Mexico’s flag carrier Aeromexico has apologised to Waris Ahluwalia, a Sikh-American actor who was barred from boarding a New York-bound flight by its officials after he refused to remove his turban during a security check. Ahluwalia, 41, was not allowed to board the Aeromexico flight from Mexico City to New York on Monday.

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    XXX-3 director DJ Caruso shares pic with Deepika

    Los Angeles: Even though Deepika Padukone has shot just a few scenes of “XXX: The Return of Xander Cage” yet, the film’s helmer DJ Caruso is already in awe of her.

  • Boko Haram

    At least 6 dead in Cameroon double suicide attack

    Yaounde: At least six civilians were killed and over 30 injured today in a double suicide attack in Cameroon’s northern border region with Nigeria, which is regularly attacked by Boko Haram fighters, security sources said. The attackers, who were also killed, were both female, said a source.

  • R K Pachauri

    Pachauri should be away from offices till investigation ends

    New Delhi: The Congress Party on Wednesday slammed The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) for promoting R.K. Pachauri, who is facing sexual harassment charges, to the post of executive vice chairman, saying that he should be stripped off all the posts till he comes clean.

  • walnuts

    Walnut may help you shed extra kilos

    Los Angeles: Eating a diet rich in walnuts may help you shed those extra kilos and improve your cholesterol level, a new study has claimed. A diet containing unsaturated fats, such as those found in walnuts and olive oil, has similar weight loss effects as a lower fat, higher-carbohydrate diet, researchers said.

  • Star Attractions of Auto Expo 2016

    The 13th Edition of Auto Expo has been the largest auto event in India so far. The extravaganza of vehicles out there forced the people to make a standstill position and watch the technological calibre, the manufacturers from around the world brought in. Out of all the flashy vehicles, there were cars who were responsible for creating extra stir among the crowd, mainly due to their stylish looks, brand appeal and the segment they

  • Google

    Google’s self-driving cars gets green signal by US regulator

    New Delhi: In a major boosts to technology giant Google, it’s self-driving car has been approved US vehicle safety regulators which states that the computer could be considered the driver under federal law.

  • Girl attacked on way to examination centre in West Bengal

    Jalpaiguri (WB): A teenage girl on her way to appear in board examination was allegedly attacked by a group of women and men, who threatened to strip and rape her, for rejecting a boy’s proposal here. On her way to an examination centre at Dhupguri yesterday, the girl was initially intercepted by some women who used foul language at her for spurning the advances of a boy following which she was beaten up,

  • After MCD, Patna PMC workers go on strike

    Patna: Days after MCD workers went on a long strike against the Delhi government’s provision insufficient funds and non-payment of dues, now Patna’s municipal corporation also have joined the line. Over 4000 employess on Patna PMC are on strike demanding  hike in wage for daily workers and life long pension for family of deceased employees.

  • NASA

    NASA releases new space tourism posters

    New York: The US space agency NASA is not only full of scientists but it is also home to artistic dreamers and thinkers who once again stormed the internet with the release of new space tourism posters.

  • Wipro Consumer Care announces scholarship for girl students

    Hyderabad: In an endeavour to encourage underprivileged girls who wish to pursue higher education after Grade 12, Wipro Consumer Care in association with ‘Wipro Cares’ has announced Santoor Scholarship programme, an initiative which would provide free scholarships.

  • Nomura

    Nomura expects RBI to cut repo rate by 25 bps in April

    New Delhi: The Reserve Bank is likely to cut the repo rate by 25 basis points (bps) after the Budget, in its policy meeting in April, beyond which the central bank is expected to stay on hold, says a Nomura report.

  • Pregnancy

    Pregnancy may help women reduce PTSD risk

    Washington : When post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) meets pregnancy, healing starts off in many women, according to a recent study.

  • India will be toughest in World T20

    Dubai: Australian all-rounder Shane Watson believes that hosts India will be the biggest threat to his team in the World T20 which is scheduled to start on March 9.