Free Press Journal
  • ISIS makes life threats to Facebook, Twitter heads

    London: The dreaded Islamic State militant group has made life threats to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey in a new video which shows their photos riddled with digitally added bullet holes, mocking the social media websites’ attempts to block terrorist content from their platforms.

  • Indian doubles shuttlers spend too much time training: Kamilla

    New Delhi: Three-time medallist at World Championship, Denmark’s women’s doubles star Kamilla Rytter Juhl feels Indian doubles shuttlers spend too much time training on the court and it affects their intensity during matches in international tournaments.

  • Railways to become an engine of employment generation: Prabhu

    New Delhi: Maintaining that the core objective of Indian Railways is to become an engine of employment generation and economic growth at the national level, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday said the railways would generate nine crore man-days employment by 2017-18 and 14 crore man-days by 2018-19.

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    Severe BP lowering treatment may harm diabetic patients

    London: Diabetics who undergo intensive blood pressure lowering treatment, particularly those with systolic blood pressure levels under 140, may be at increased risk of death as a result of heart diseases, says a study.

  • Even computers can gauge if you’re bored

    London: Not just your employer or spouse, even computers programmed to monitor people’s body language can tell whether they are bored or not, says a study.

  • 9 SL fishermen arrested; 4 Indian beaten up

    Rameswaram (TN): In two separate incidents, nine Sri Lankan fishermen were arrested by the Coast Guard for allegedly fishing in Indian waters, while four fishermen from this coastal hamlet were reportedly beaten up by naval personnel of the island nation off Katchatheevu.

  • Pampore attack: Salahuddin’s son among those trapped in EDI building

    Srinagar: Syed Mueen, son of United Jihad Council supremo Syed Salahuddin, was among the nearly 100 employees and trainees trapped inside the government building attacked by Lashkar-e-Toiba militants in Pampore on Srinagar- Jammu national highway last week.

  • Rail Budget 2016: No changes in passenger fares, freight

    New Delhi: The Railway Budget for 2016 17 today spared passengers and goods movement from any increase in tariffs while it announced introduction of three new superfast trains and creation of dedicated north-south, east-west and east coast freight corridors by 2019.

  • Nepal plane crash: All bodies recovered

    Kathmandu: The authorities in Nepal’s western Myagdi district on Thursday said the bodies of all 23 victims of the previous day’s passenger plane crash have been recovered.

  • UN activities must be aligned to national dev plans: India

    United Nations: India has emphasised that an “unrelenting focus” on poverty eradication should remain at the core of UN’s operational activities which must be closely aligned to national development plans even as it cautioned against “externally-imposed prescriptions”.

  • Nothing new in Railway Budget: Pawan Bansal

    Chandigarh: Former railway minister Pawan Bansal on Thursday said that he found nothing new in the Railway Budget of 2016, except for bio vacuum toilets, adding that there should be public awareness on it.

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    PM Modi lauds Prabhu’s ‘extraordinary’ rail budget

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday praised the Railway Budget proposals for 2016-17, describing it as an impeccable step to ensure the nation’s growth.

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    Modi government hurting India’s secular credentials: Yechury 

    New Delhi: CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury on Thursday accused the BJP-led NDA government of attempting to turn India into a Hindu Rashtra and demanded that a house committee probe the issues arising out of the unrest in JNU, Hyderabad University and other institutions.

  • Nissan appoints Rohit Sharma as global brand ambassador

    The Japanese automaker has signed 8 years sponsorship (2016 to 2023) with International Cricket Council (ICC) last year and now it has appointed cricket stars as its new global brand ambassadors. Nissan has appointed Rohit Sharma, West Indian all-rounder Andre Russell and New Zealand captain Suzie Bates. Sharma, Russell and Bates will join South African bowling legend Dale Steyn and Kagiso Rabada in the Nissan cricket family. The company says it will

  • Strike by Workers at Tata’s Sanand Plant Continues

    The unrelenting workers at Tata’s Sanand facility have continued their strike for the second day. Their protest is over the suspension of 28 workers by the Indian carmaker over alleged indiscipline. Workers want the suspension to be revoked immediately, but the automaker has taken a firm stand over the issue, too.

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    Virbhadra DA case probe held up due to HP HC order: CBI to Delhi HC

    New Delhi:  CBI today told the Delhi High Court that its investigation in the disproportionate assets case against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and others has been “held up” due to an order of the Himachal Pradesh High Court, which has put a restraint on his arrest.

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    Akshay Kumar plays naval officer in ‘Rustom’

    Mumbai:  The first look of Akshay Kumar in upcoming film “Rustom” has been unveiled and the actor looks impressive dressed up as a Navy officer.