Free Press Journal
  • Sibal defends telecom firms, says TRAI is showing zero tolerance

    New Delhi: Former telecom minister and eminent lawyer Kapil Sibal on Thursday appeared before the Supreme Court to challenge a Delhi High Court that asked telecom companies to pay compensation to mobile users for call drops.

  • BSNL in talks with Airtel for spectrum sharing deal

    New Delhi: State-run BSNL is in preliminary discussions with the country’s top operator Bharti Airtel for spectrum sharing in four circles and the deal is likely to be finalised by June.

  • RBI

    RBI sets rupee reference rate at 67.0510 against US dollar

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India today fixed the reference rate of the rupee at 67.0510 against the US dollar and 73.6220 for the euro. These rates were 67.4632 and 74.0611, respectively, yesterday.

  • Sonu Nigam finds new love expression with ‘First Date’

    New Delhi: India’s leading fashion social network Roposo and The Moody Nation are taking you back to the era of innocent love with their collaboration on a music video titled ‘First Date.’ The song has been voiced by Sonu Nigam and Jonita Gandhi.

  • Preity Zinta shares first selfie post ‘hush-hush’ marriage

    New Delhi: Bollywood’s dimpled beauty Preity Zinta has a beautiful gift for all those who complained that her marriage was a concealed affair. The ‘Soldier’ actress has shared her first selfie post marriage.

  • Priyanka Chopra promises action, deception in ‘Quantico’ 

    Los Angeles: Priyanka Chopra will return as Alex Parrish with “Quantico” after mid-season break. And the actress has asked her fans to brace up for some “manipulation, deception, attraction, and action” in the new episodes of the international TV series.

  • Dory looks so lost in new ‘Finding Dory’ poster

    Washington D.C: Dory is on the search to find her family again, but in the newest ‘Finding Dory’ poster by Disney-Pixar she seems to be a little lost.

  • Stay in school, take stairs to slow down brain’s ageing clock

    Washington D.C: Taking the stairs not only helps you keep your body strong and healthy, but also helps you keep your brain young, according to a recent study. The Concordia University study also showed that education also can significantly help slow down the ticking of the grey-matter ageing clock.

  • Mindful eating helps cut diabetes, heart risks

    Washington D.C: The whole ethos of mindfulness is to encourage people to live in the moment and now, a new study has provided us with some more interesting food for thought. The University of California research suggests that practicing mindfulness or taking the time to bring awareness to present-moment experiences with an open attitude of curiosity and non-judgment can be effective in allowing us to make more thoughtful food choices and recognize when

  • Agra accident: Victim’s family takes on cops for defending Irani

    Agra: The family members of the victim, who died after Smriti Irani’s cavalcade hit their vehicle, on Thursday said that the policemen objected when they mentioned in the FIR that the accident was caused by a car in Union HRD Minister’s convoy.

  • Mallya row: ‘Under fire’ Govt. reaches out to banks

    New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday asserted that the government has given liberty to banks to take every possible measure to recover their debts from liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who has fled the country.

  • WHO approves China made female condom

    Beijing: A female condom jointly produced by a Chinese company and two global GOs has been prequalified as safe and effective by the World Health Organisation and the UN Population Fund, allowing it to be widely distributed to the public. The condom was jointly developed by international NGO Programme for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH) and Conrad N Hilton Foundation along with its local research partners who tested the device with people in four countries.

  • Saudi King Salman hosts dinner for Prime Minister Sharif

    Hafar Ul Batin: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who is in Saudi Arabia on a three-day official visit attended a dinner hosted by King Salman bin Abdul Aziz al Saud last night. The dinner was hosted in honour of the heads of states and governments of 21 countries who arrived here to attend the concluding ceremony of ‘North Thunder’ military exercise.

  • Five dead in US shooting, police seeking suspects: reports

    Washington: A shooting at a party in the town of Wilkinsburg in the US state of Pennsylvania has left five people dead, and at least two suspects are on the loose, local
    media reported today. Local broadcaster WPXI, citing police, said four of the victims died at the scene, and four were wounded, one of whom died in hospital.

  • NASA’s new Mars exploration mission set for May 2018 launch

    Washington: Future Mars exploration has got a date, finally. NASA’s new InSight mission — set to study the deep interior of Red Planet — is targeting a new launch window that begins on May 5, 2018, with a Mars landing scheduled for November 26 in the same year. The Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission will help scientists understand how rocky planets — including Earth — formed and

  • Congress, BJP trade charges as Mallya walks free

    New Delhi: The Congress Party on Thursday criticised the BJP-led NDA Government for not arresting liquor baron Vijay Mallya and allowing him to leave the country freely.

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