Free Press Journal
  • Feds: Woman lured foreigners with fake jobs and charged them

    Newark: Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a woman lured foreigners seeking work in the US with nonexistent jobs at her fake clinical research company and charged them unnecessary fees for visas. Raina Massey, of Elmont, New York, is charged with wire fraud, visa fraud and aggravated identity theft.

  • 3 Paris attackers feature in ISIS recruitment files reports

    Berlin: Names of three of the Paris attackers figure in massive documents leak from the Islamic state militant group media reports said today. Samy Aminour,Foued Mohamed-Aggad and Omar Ismail Mostefai – believed to have carried out the worst attack in Paris at the Bataclan theatre during a concert by a rock band in November – are among 22,000 ISIS recruits worldwide whose identities have been revealed in the recent leak.

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    BJP is far from winning the ideological war 

    On the day Finance Minister Arun Jaitley claimed the BJP had won the ideological war in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) battle because student leader, Kanhaiya Kumar, had waved the national flag and said “Jai Hind”, a group of saffron activists vandalised a church in Raipur in Chhattisgarh.

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    BSE the listor to now get listed

    New Delhi: India’s markets watchdog, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), on Saturday took the first regulatory step toward the listing of BSE, the 140-year-old bourse that was earlier called the Bombay Stock Exchange.

  • Next challenge for India is to win overseas Dravid

    Mumbai: Cricketing great Rahul Dravid feels that though India have been doing well lately in the shorter formats of the game, the next challenge is to start getting results overseas. “Even in Test cricket, India finds itself up there in the rankings largely because they have had great results in home conditions. The next challenge, really for this team, is to start performing and get results overseas,” said the 43-year-old who retired

  • Kangna’s father talks of gender discrimination in their village

    A recent statement of Kangna Ranaut revealed the existence of gender discrimination in small towns and villages as the actress went on to claim that she was an unwanted girl child. Asserting the same is her father, Amardeep Ranaut who reportedly not only agreed to his daughter’s statements but also threw light on the backward condition of their village.

  • Mutual Funds emerging as strong counterbalance to FPIs: Sebi

    New Delhi: Mutual Funds are emerging as a new and very strong counterbalance to Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) as they infused Rs 75,000 crore in the equity markets during the first 11 months of the fiscal, Sebi said today.

  • Sebi to define ‘control’, proposes 25% voting right threshold

    New Delhi: For better clarity on change of control in mergers and acquisitions, regulator Sebi today decided to launch a public consultation for defining ‘control’ and proposed fixing 25 per cent voting rights as a threshold. In this regard, Sebi will initiate public consultation on bright line tests for acquiring control in a listed entity.

  • Israeli air strike kills child in Gaza : Palestinian official

    Gaza City: Israeli planes struck Hamas bases in the Gaza Strip early today, killing a child living near one of the targets and injuring his sister, Gaza health ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said. Yasin Abu Khussa, 10, died in a raid on a base of the group’s military wing, the Ezzedine al-Qassem Brigades, at Beit Lahiya in the north of the strip, he said — one of four strikes the Israeli military said it carried out in response to rocket

  • China protests Dalai Lama presence at UN conference

    Beijing: China has lodged a protest with the UN for inviting the Dalai Lama to its conference in Geneva saying that the Tibetan spiritual leader is a separatist and not entitled to talk about human rights. China voiced “strong unsatisfaction” and lodged solemn representations after the Dalai Lama was invited to attend an activity on the sidelines of the ongoing UN human rights meeting.

  • Sanjay Dutt wont be working for two months

    It’s time for Bollywood’s beloved Baba to chill. Sanjay Dutt back home, after serving his prison term, is in no mood to return to work, not for now at least.

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    India needs new systems of education: teacher prize nominee

    Dubai: An Indian teacher, who is on the short-list of a USD 1 million global prize for teachers, today called on the Indian government to create “new systems” of education that allow everyone to flourish.

  • Obama mocks Republican party for ‘shock’ over Trump’s campaign

    Washington : US President Barack Obama has mocked the Republican leadership for being “shocked” over the campaign narrative of its frontrunner Donald Trump as he blamed it for creating the environment that led to the controversial leader’s rise. “We’ve got a debate inside the other party that is fantasy and schoolyard taunts and selling stuff like it’s the Home Shopping Network,” Obama said during a public meeting in Austin, Texas referring to the election campaign and rhetoric of the Republican presidential candidates.

  • New non-invasive method to spot a child with celiac disease

    London: Researchers have developed a simple finger prick test which allows to determine whether a child aged two to four suffers from celiac disease or not without the necessity of a blood extraction. This method does not require experienced personnel, is quick (10 minutes), economic and, most important of all in the case of infant population, this method is less invasive than a blood extraction, the study said.

  • Nepal begins three-day anti-elephantiasis campaign

    Kathmandu: Nepal on Saturday kicked off a three-day anti-elephantiasis campaign across the nation’s 36 districts in a bid to wipe out the disease caused by filarial worms. According to reports, anti-elephantiasis medicines will be distributed to 13 million people.The Nepal government since 2003 has launched the campaign against lymphatic filariasis after cases of mosquito-borne disease were traced in 61 districts.

  • Watch Ranveer Singh turns Jabra Fan of Shah Rukh Khan

    While Ranveer Singh has time and again promoted films of his colleagues and friends on social networking sites, how could he let go of the film of one of the biggest superstars in the industry. Being a self-confessed fan of Shah Rukh Khan, Ranveer Singh took to Instagram to promote the upcoming release of King Khan titled Fan.

  • Hyundai Motor India announces 21st Free Car Care Clinic

    New Delhi, March 12, 2016: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL), the country’s largest passenger car exporter and the second largest automobile manufacturer, with its continuous commitment towards extending excellent services to its valued customers, today announced the 21st edition of the nationwide ‘Free Car Care Clinic’ customer connect at its service outlets across India. The camp will be held from March 12 – 21, 2016 at all service outlets across the country.