Free Press Journal
  • Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants: Which Indian based restaurants made the cut 

    Indian food has flagged itself with a concrete stand across the globe. And to mark this victory our chefs have gone bazinga with their delectable fare that involves great amount of dedication and invention. With a twist of modern techniques over traditional Indian fare, we bring to you the Indian restaurants that made it to Asia’s 50 best.

  • 2 Syrians receive 4 years prison over Aylan Kurdi’s death

    Ankara: A Turkish court today sentenced two Syrian smugglers to four years and two months each in prison over the death of 3-year-old Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi and four other people, state media reported.

  • 'Pistol King' Jitu Rai

    Jitu Rai bags gold at shooting World Cup

    New Delhi: Ace Indian shooter Jitu Rai clinched gold medal in the men’s 50m Pistol event at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup being held at Bangkok on Friday.

  • BCCI

    BCCI conducts draw of tickets for World T20 semis and finals

    Mumbai: The Indian cricket board on Friday concluded the random draw of tickets on the lottery basis for the semi-finals and the final of both men’s and women’s sections of the upcoming World Twenty20.

  • Eating broccoli may lower liver cancer risk: study

    Washington: Including broccoli in your diet may protect you against liver cancer, as well as aid in countering the development of fatty liver, a new study has claimed.

  • Facebook set to pay more British tax after criticism

    London: Social media giant Facebook, which as been under fire in Britain for its tax arrangements, says it will stop routing its British sales through Ireland, a practice that had kept its UK tax bill extremely low. Facebook, Amazon and other multinationals have been criticized for using complex tax arrangements to drastically reduce their bills.

  • Soon, soft robots that react to patient’s mood

    Washington: Imagine a health care robot that displays a patient’s temperature and pulse, and even reacts to their mood. A new super elastic ‘skin’ could make it possible! Researchers at the Cornell University in US have developed an electroluminescent “skin” that stretches to more than six times its original size while still emitting light.

  • Know why Ishrat Jahan is back in the news

    Ishrat Jahan is back in news and this time, it is the Congress which finds it back against the wall. With erstwhile Home Secretary GK Pillai along with his colleague R VS Mani making ‘revelations’ regarding the alleged sneaky role that United Progressive Alliance government played in the wake of Ishrat Jahan encounter, the Congress is looking at sessions of  clarification to undertake.

  • Long campaigns to blame for rise of extremist politicians

    New York:  Longer campaign cycles, filled with numerous televised debates and constant news reporting and social media coverage, are to blame for the rise of extremist politicians, says a new study.

  • India poised for quantum leap in infra, massive efforts on: PM

    New Delhi: India is set for a quantum leap in infrastructure and concerted efforts are being made to bolster growth in highways, I-ways and railways, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said. Launching an ambitious Rs 50,800-crore Setu Bharatam project to ensure highways without railway crossings by 2019 and overhaul of 1,500 British-era bridges, the Prime Minister said his government is committed to speeding up all projects related to infrastructure.

  • Now, `Neerja` tax-free in Rajasthan

    New Delhi: Following the footsteps of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Delhi, Rajasthan too has declared Sonam Kapoor-starrer ‘Neerja’ tax-free.

  • Adcom sold handsets to Ringing Bells for Rs 3,600 a unit

    New Delhi: In another twist, IT products firm Adcom today said that it sold mobile handsets to Ringing Bells for Rs 3,600 a unit and was unaware of its plans to resell the device at Rs 251.

  • gold shopping

    Jewellers extend pan-India strike till Mar 7

    New Delhi: Jewellers, protesting throughout the country against the government proposal to re-impose 1 per cent excise duty, have decided to extend their strike till March 7, industry body GJF said today.

  • Hyundai

    Hyundai hikes prices of vehicles up to Rs 82,906

    New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) today raised prices of its vehicles by up to Rs 82,906 across models on account of new levies announced in the Union Budget.

  • FDI

    FDI in food processing: Govt to issue specific details

    New Delhi: The government will come out with “specific details” on the Budget announcement to permit 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in the retailing of food products produced and manufactured in India, a top official said today.