Free Press Journal
  • Hyundai Carlino With ISG will Help Hyundai Take on Brezza

    Hyundai is known for not trying to indulge in a price war with it’s rivals. Instead, it’s mantra is to build a product with a premium appeal and a bucketful of features that grabs eyeballs from the car’s target demographic. The same mantra helped Hyundai position the Creta at premium compared to the Renault Duster and still outsell it! With the launch of the Vitara Brezza and the showcase of Hyundai’s Carlino

  • Volvo S60 Cross Country with 201 mm ground clearance launched in India

    Swedish car maker Volvo launched the new S60 Cross Country today in Inida. First unveiled last year at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, Volvo S60 Cross Country is offered only in Inscription trim and is about INR 2 lakh cheaper than the S60 Inscription trim.

  • 270,000 dead, 4.7m refugees: Syria’s war in numbers

    Beirut:  Syria’s war has killed more than a quarter of a million people, uprooted over half the population and left much of the country in ruins since it erupted five years ago. The fighting has left more than 270,000 people dead, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor which relies on a large network of doctors and activist sources across the country. Among those killed are around 80,000 civilians, including 13,500 children.

  • Attack on scribes at Patiala House terrible exception: Jaitley

    New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today termed the attack on journalists at Patiala House Courts as a “terrible exception” and decried the presence of crowds inside court premises which he said creates an “oppressive environment”.

  • Government to conduct special audit of telecom firms: Prasad

    New DelhiThe government has decided to conduct a special audit of telecom companies to check possible understating of accounts as indicated by the country’s official auditor, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Friday.

  • Kalanithi in HC over share transfer dispute with Spicejet

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court today asked budget airline Spicejet to pass a board resolution for issuing stock warrants to Sun group Managing Director Kalanithi Maran and his Kal Airways Pvt Ltd as per a sale purchase agreement of 2015 which led to change in ownership of the carrier.

  • Light exposure reduces depression in cancer survivors

    New York : Light can be used as an innovative therapy to decrease symptoms and normalise circadian rhythms among cancer survivors, a new study suggests. Researchers randomly divided 54 cancer survivors into a bright white light or a dim red light group. Participants were provided with a light box and asked to use it for 30 minutes every morning for four weeks.

  • Dortmund, Liverpool close in on Europa League quarters

    Liverpool: Borussia Dortmund, Liverpool, Villarreal and Shakhtar closed in on the Europa League football quarter-finals with significant victories in the first-leg matches. Dortmund were the biggest round of 16 first-leg winners, prevailing 3-0 against Tottenham with the help of two Marco Reus goals on Thursday.

  • Varun Dhawan

    Not easy to shoot action sequence in ‘Dishoom’: Varun Dhawan

    Mumbai After delivering hits in romance and comedy genre, actor Varun Dhawan says he found the fight sequences in his next film “Dishoom” quite ‘difficult’ to shoot. The 28-year-old “Badlapur” actor will be in forthcoming action adventure alongside John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez, directed by his brother Rohit Dhawan.

  • Man United coach van Gaal brushes aside Scholes, Ferdinand criticism

    Manchester: English football giants Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has brushed aside severe criticism from former players Rio Ferdinand and Paul Scholes after the 0-2 Europa League loss to Liverpool.  Only goalkeeper David de Gea’s heroics on Thursday night avoided further humiliation for United, although he was beaten by a first half Daniel Sturridge penalty and a late close range strike from Roberto Firmino.

  • Is Alia Bhatt finally the face of Aashiqui 3

    New Delhi: After Hrithik Roshan was roped in as the leading actor for ‘Aashiqui 3,’ speculations about who would play his love interest have constantly been doing rounds.

  • Trump calls Tiananmen protests a ‘riot’

    Miami : US Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has referred to the 1989 pro- democracy demonstrations in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square as a “riot.” The outspoken billionaire made the remark during a televised debate late Thursday when asked about the student-led protests and subsequent government crackdown.

  • Planting trees may reduce flooding

    London: The height of flooding in towns can be reduced by up to 20 per cent by planting trees around rivers, according to new research. Scientists from Birmingham University and Southampton University in the UK conducted a study for the Environment Agency which found that trees round a feeder stream can slow the rush of rainwater and save properties from flooding.