Free Press Journal
  • Facebook building dictionary of slang terms?

    New York: Social media giant Facebook is reportedly working on a software that will be capable of building a dictionary of slang terms used on the social networking website. The software will scan for unique words used in Facebook posts and comments, and determine if these words have a particular meaning among a small group of people, The Verge reported.

  • Over 100 antiquities stolen from monuments since 2000

    New Delhi: Over 100 antiquities have been stolen from centrally protected monuments since 2000, Rajya Sabha was informed today. However, the Central Bureau of Investigation has registered one case in connection with Indian antiquities stolen and sold in foreign countries in the last six years, Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma said in a written reply.

  • Google ‘destination’ to make your travel hassle free

    New Delhi: If you are planning your next vacation and want to make the best of it without any hassle, than Google has something for you. Yes, the internet giant is launching a new feature on Wednesday called ‘Destinations’ which would help you figure out where to go, when to go, and what to do there.

  • Vijay Mallya

    Vijay Mallya has left the country, SC told

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to beleaguered liquor baron Vijay Mallya on a plea by a consortium of 17 banks led by the SBI seeking his personal appearance before it alongwith his passport as it was told that Mallya has already left the country.

  • Like humans, birds too use syntax

    Tokyo: A Japanese bird species combine their calls using specific rules to communicate important compound messages, a new study has found, suggesting that syntax is not unique to humans as previously thought. Human communication is powered by rules for combining words to generate novel meanings. Such syntactical rules have long been assumed to be unique humans.

  • Prakash Jha’s next directorial a ‘relationship based’ film

    New Delhi: After impressing audiences with his action-packed avatar in “Jai Gangaajal”, filmmaker-actor Prakash Jha says his next directorial will be around relationships, unlike his usual socio-political dramas.

  • Pooja-Chopra

    Pooja Chopra signs her next opposite Jimmy Sheirgill

    Mumbai: Actress Pooja Chopra, who was last seen on the big screen in “Commando”, is all set to face the cameras again for a film which also features Jimmy Sheirgill.

  • MH370 mishap: Malaysia to re-examine missing plane’s pilots and crew

    Melbourne: Malaysia has announced that its MH370 investigators will return its attention to the crew of the missing Boeing 777’s, year after the 12 men and women were cleared as suspects after there the 2nd Interim Statement yesterday.

  • Bullion traders refuse to budge, shut shop for 8th day

    New Delhi: Gold and jewellery establishments in many parts of the country remained closed for the 8th day today as traders continue their protest against the budgetary proposal to levy 1 per cent excise duty on non-silver jewellery.

  • Farhan Akhtar

    ‘Rock On!! 2’ is a completely new story: Farhan Akhtar

    New Delhi: Actor-filmmaker and musician Farhan Akhtar, who is currently gearing up for the release of his rock musical drama film “Rock On!! 2”, says it is a “new story but with the same characters” from the original 2008 film.

  • Janet Jackson cancels UK dates of her Unbreakable world tour

    London: Singer Janet Jackson has canceled the entire UK leg of her Unbreakable world tour weeks before it was due to take place. The 49-year-old pop singer was scheduled to perform across Scotland and England from March 30, but has been forced to scrap her dates and refund all fans, reported Digital Spy.

  • Donia Tanzi

    Paris Bollywood Dancer Donia Tanzi is biggest FAN of Shah Rukh Khan

    One of the most magnificent structures of the modern world, Eiffel Tower has some interesting significance in culture, tourism, and human history. While Hollywood has always been obsessed with Paris, Bollywood connection too.

  • Like to bowl on wickets that don’t spin much: Moeen Ali

    Mumbai: Contrary to popular belief, England’s spin bowling allrounder Moeen Ali says he prefers to bowl on pitches that don’t offer much turn. Ali troubled India with his off spin bowling when Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his men toured there two years ago. “I like to bowl on those pitches that don’t really spin a lot. It is a little bit easier in terms of your line. But when it is spinning, you have more chances of getting wickets.

  • Five girls from Odisha orphange get placement in Ahmedabad

    Berhampur (Ganjam):Five girls from an orphanage in this south Odisha city have been successfully placed in a company in Ahmedabad. The girls from ‘Balashram’ completed their studies at the Government Industrial Training Institute (ITI) here.