Free Press Journal
  • Two more arrested in NIA officer murder case

    Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh): Two more accused have been arrested in connection with the murder of in National Investigation Agency (NIA) Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohammad Tanzil Ahmed.

  • In life-&-after-life: Fans who could not handle celebrity suicide

    Celebrities have always been an inspiration for many. We are usually thrilled to peek into the real life of the reel actors. From head to toe, we try to represent our favourite actors and our idols in our personal life too. Make-up, style, wardrobe, lifestyle and what not we do be like them. But somewhere we fail to realize the disparity among level of life we live. Departing your own soul over

  • HC orders IPL matches to be shifted out of Maha from April 30

    Mumbai:  In a big blow to BCCI, the Bombay High Court today ordered shifting of all IPL matches scheduled in Maharashtra after April 30 to another state in view of the severe drought in the state, leaving the cricket board 18 days to look for new venues for 13 matches in May. This means that 13 matches, including the final in Mumbai on May 29, cannot be held in Maharashtra.

  • Six components for an effective apology decoded

    Washington: Want to say sorry to a friend but don’t know how to? There are six components to an apology – and the more of them you include, the more effective your apology will be, scientists say. If you are pressed for time or space, there are two elements that are the most critical to having your apology accepted, researchers said.

  • Moms who delay pregnancy get smarter, healthier kids: Study

    London: Turning traditional knowledge onto its head when it comes to late pregnancy and associated risks, British researchers have found that kids of older mothers are actually healthier, taller and highly educated than kids of younger mothers.

  • FBI paid professional hackers to crack San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone

    Washington: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) paid hackers to crack the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone. The FBI contacted hackers who found at least one previously unknown software flaw in the iPhone operating system, Efe news agency quoted sources as saying on Tuesday. The new information was used by the FBI to create a piece of hardware that allowed FBI to access the iPhone.

  • Not feasible to shift matches out of Pune: BCCI tells HC

    Mumbai: It will not be feasible to shift IPL matches out of Pune, the BCCI told the Bombay High Court today while stating that franchises of Mumbai and Pune teams are willing to contribute Rs five crore towards the Chief Minister’s drought relief fund. The BCCI spelt out its stand before a bench of Justices V M Kanade and M S Karnik, hearing a PIL by NGO Loksatta Movement challenging use of

  • Swapping butter for veg oil doesn’t guarantee healthier heart

    Washington D.C: For years, we have been told to cut back on animal fats, such as butter, and replace them with vegetable oils and now, a recent study has suggested that the move might not be as healthy as previously believed.

  • ShopClues launches Reach Mobile’s ‘Allure’ smartphone

    New Delhi: ShopClues, India’s first and largest managed marketplace announces the exclusive launch of the latest smartphone from Reach Mobile, ‘Allure’. The handset offers exceptional features and a power-packed performance at the most competitive price point, making it the ideal device for ShopClues’ discerning and value-conscious customer base. The smartphone will be available on ShopClues at an attractive price of Rs. 4444.

  • Rahul meets family of Rajasthan girl found dead in water tank

    Jaipur: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday met the family of a minor Dalit girl who was allegedly raped and found dead under mysterious circumstances in her institute’s water tank in Rajasthan’s Bikaner district.

  • Facebook unveils chatbots, 360-degree 3D video camera

    San Francisco: Brining chatbots to life, social networking giant Facebook has launched an artificial intelligence (AI) bots right into its popular messaging app Messenger to allow users to interact with businesses and get updates from them.

  • AAP govt offers job to Rohith Vemula’s brother

    New Delhi: Delhi government has offered a temporary Group C level job to Raja Vemula, the younger brother of deceased Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula, on “compassionate” ground, which has not yet been accepted by him.

  • Facebook a popular friend among the elderly too

    New York: Not just youngsters, senior citizens are turning out to be Facebook’s fastest growing community, say researchers including an Indian-origin team member, suggesting that the elderly are joining Facebook for the same reasons that prompted teenagers to join it over a decade ago.

  • UP man announces Rs 50,000 reward for missing pet bull

    Varanasi: ‘Badshah’s’ posters dot Varanasi’s Sarnath village seeking information of its whereabouts and a prize of Rs 50,000 to anyone who can trace the pet. Badshah is not just any other pet but a 3-year-old bull which had gone missing a few days ago. The matter has reached the police station with the owner Manoj Kumar registering a complaint with Sarnath police.

  • Goa should ban Nigerian, Russian mafias: Shiv Sena MP

    Panaji:Instead of banning Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik, the Goa government should first ban Nigerian and Russian mafias operating in the state, Shiv Sena’s Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut said on Wednesday.

  • Depression may compound the risk of diabetes: study

    Toronto: Depression may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in people with metabolic diseases such as obesity, high blood pressure and unhealthy cholesterol levels, a new study has warned.

  • Transgenders to man a polling booth in the city

    Kolkata: For the first time, a group of transgenders will be in-charge of the polling process at a polling booth in Kolkata. This is part of an initiative to include all sections of the society in polling process and the Election Commission has identified a booth in southern Kolkata, which goes to poll on April 30, where transgenders will be deployed as polling personnel.

  • Date to decommission INS Viraat yet to be finalised: Dhowan

    Mumbai: Navy Chief Admiral R K Dhowan today said aircraft carrier INS Viraat is on its last legs but the actual date of its decommissioning has not been decided yet. “I must mention that INS Viraat has done excellent service to the Navy and the nation. I would like to congratulate the commanding officers and the entire ship company making sure that INS Viraat is maintained, operational at its peak efficiency. But now,