Free Press Journal
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    Ola to create entrepreneurship opportunities in UP

    New Delhi: Mobile app for transportation, Ola has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Uttar Pradesh in order to generate entrepreneurship opportunities along with skill development for 50,000 men and women across the next five years.

  • I have missed out on some of the biggest films: Raima Sen

    Mumbai: Actress Raima Sen, who is a known face in the Bengali film industry, confesses that she is scared of auditions and she has missed out on some of the biggest films in Bollywood because of her laziness.

  • LeEco announces Le Max Pro smartphone at MWC 2016

    Barcelona: Chinese internet and technology conglomerate LeEco has announced the sale of its first smartphone powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset . The smartphone called as Le Max Pro was launched at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) here. “As the new generation of LeEco’s superphone, it sets three worldwide industry benchmarks – the first Android smartphone with Snapdragon 820 chipset, ultrasonic Sense ID fingerprint scanner, and 802.11ad connectivity,” the Chinese smartphone maker said

  • Kanhaiya “actually organised” the event in JNU, cops tell HC

    New Delhi: JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar, arrested on sedition charge, had not only participated in the event where anti-national slogans were allegedly raised in the JNU campus but had “actually organised” the programme, Delhi Police today told the Delhi High Court.

  • Caution over upcoming macro-economic events subdue equity markets 

    Mumbai: Caution-selling ahead of the upcoming railway budget and derivatives expiry, depressed the Indian equity markets during the mid-afternoon trade session on Wednesday. Consequently, the barometer 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the BSE receded by 193 points, or 0.82 percent.

  • Is your air freshener risking your health?

    London: The cost of using scented candles to keep your house smelling fresh is much higher than you think, according to a recent study. New report from the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Heath has dubbed lemon and pine air fresheners; solvents seeping slowly from plastics, paints and furnishings; composite wood furniture and fittings; household cleaning products and DIY sealants and fillers; foam insulation, insecticides, scanners,

  • Local IT hardware sector can generate 4 lakh jobs: MAIT

    New Delhi:IT hardware sector can generate four lakh jobs over five years if the government rectifies the tax duty structure in the Budget to encourage manufacturing of products such as notebook and desktop personal computers in India, says a study by industry body MAIT.

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    ‘Infuse more capital in PSU banks to avoid rating pressure’

    New Delhi: Ratings of public sector banks (PSBs) could face pressure if the Union Budget 2016-17, to be presented next week, does not increase the amount of capital the government plans to infuse in them, Moody’s Investors Service cautioned today.

  • Raut cautions against dismantling of Khar-Bandra rail bridge

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut has written a letter to Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, saying the proposed dismantling of an old rail bridge at Khar-Bandra would lead to “mega block for months” that could “jeopardise” the lifeline of the Mumbai city.

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    ‘Neerja’ now tax free in Maharashtra

    New Delhi: Makers of the Sonam Kapoor starrer ‘Neerja’ wanted the film to be tagged as tax free and seems like the Maharashtra government just gave them what they wanted.

  • Govt. challenges Rahul Gandhi for debate on JNU row in Parliament

    New Delhi: Challenging Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for a debate on the JNU row in the Parliament, Union Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday asked the former to respond to the government’s queries and put forth his views before the nation.

  • Premature birth therapy safe but ineffective

    Washington D.C: A new research has revealed that a therapy widely recommended in the UK, Europe and the US to stop babies from being born too soon is ineffective. The treatment does not appear to pose any harm to mother or baby but has no effect on preventing an early birth, the University of Edinburgh findings reveal.

  • Virat is going to be one of best skippers: Srikkanth

    Mumbai: Former Indian captain Kris Srikkanth feels Test skipper Virat Kohli will turn out to be one of the best leaders ever for the cricket team, given his “adaptability skills”.

  • ABVP stages protest march over JNU row

    New Delhi: The Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad (ABVP) activists staged a protest march from the Ramlila Maidan to Jantar Mantar on Wednesday afternoon to vent their ire over an event at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus in which ‘anti-national’ and ‘pro-Afzal Guru’ slogans were allegedly raised.

  • iPhone 7 to soon have dual-camera setup: Reports

    New Delhi: Technology giant Apple’s iPhone 7 may get rid of camera lens and add a dual-camera system, reports suggest. Apple may also drop the 3.5mm headphone jack and shrink the size of its next phone, the independent reported.

  • ‘Half Girlfriend’ not a frivolous rom-com, says Arjun Kapoor

    New Delhi: Actor Arjun Kapoor, who has bagged director Mohit Suri’s upcoming film “Half Girlfriend”, an adaptation of the eponymous novel of the same name written by author Chetan Bhagat, says the movie is a drama and not just a “frivolous” romantic comedy.

  • Volkswagen up! Facelift Revealed Ahead of Geneva Motor Show Debut

    Volkswagen seems to be on a roll. The German automaker just launched its Czech subsidiary’s luxury sedan, the Skoda Superb, revealed its compact SUV concept and now, has released the images of its up! hatchback facelift. For the uninitiated, up! hatchback was felicitated with the ‘World Car of the Year award’ in the year 2012.

  • Toyota Planning Compact SUV for the Indian Market

    The compact SUV segment is currently the hottest in the Indian automotive industry as of today. With a rise in competition at a blistering pace, the manufacturers from around the world and India, are striving hard to make their presence felt in the category. Toyota being one of the oldest players in the industry, is now finally planning to enter the compact SUV segment.