Free Press Journal
  • Twitter

    No salary but $68,506 in compensation for Twitter CEO Dorsey

    New York: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey did not take salary or stock options since he joined the struggling micro-blogging website last year and received personal and residential security costs totaling $68,506, a media report said on Saturday.

  • Demand soars for Rio 2016 football tickets

    Rio De Janeiro: More than 32,000 tickets were sold for the Rio 2016 men’s and women’s football tournaments within 24 hours of the competition draw, organisers said on Friday.

  • When Breath Becomes Air

    This is a deeply moving, heart-breakingly beautiful book.

    When Breath Becomes Air
    Paul Kalanithi
    Publisher: Bodley Head
    Pages: 228; Price: Rs 599

  • Sharif’s party prepares for Panama papers’ probe

    Islamabad: While attention was focused on Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s activities in London, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar spearheaded PML-N efforts here to prepare the ground for a judicial commission to investigate the Panama Papers leaks.

  • The Boiling River

    But the book is not merely about exploration for natural wonders but how their continued existence and discovery may not be possible if we don’t become more aware of our environment and take active measures for its protection. 

  • Women living near natural vegetation live longer: study

    Washington: Women live longer in areas with more green vegetation, according to a new study which found that females with the highest levels of greenness near their homes had a 12 per cent lower death rate compared to ones with the lowest levels of vegetation near their homes.

  • Tensions between Trump, GOP escalate into public fight

    Washington: Tensions between the Republican Party and its own front-runner erupted into a full-blown public battle as top party officials rebuked Donald Trump on Friday for alleging that the GOP primary system was “rigged” against him.

  • Breast Cancer

    Low fat diet can cut breast cancer risk: study

    Los Angeles: Women who stay on a low fat diet for approximately eight years may reduce their risk of death from invasive breast cancers and improve their survival rates when compared with females who have not followed the dietary regimen, a new study has found.

  • The Conjuring 2 – Official Trailer – 2016

    This is the second installment of the movie “The Conjuring”, released in 2013. Part 2 come with more horrifying paranormal activities running around a family who are living in a haunted home that lately starts living through them.

  • Dwarka: 400 jhuggis gutted in inferno, slum dwellers distraught

    New Delhi: It was a scene of apathy as slum dwellers were seen distraught in shock after their jhuggies were gutted in a major fire which broke out on Saturday in a slum cluster near sector 3 in Dwarka.

  • Continue to push ‘Operation Akarsh’, exhorts Andhra CM

    Vijayawada: With 11 MLAs of the Opposition YSR Congress coming into its fold so far, the ruling Telugu Desam Party in Andhra Pradesh has decided to give a push to the ‘Operation Akarsh’, it launched a couple of months ago.

  • Next IMF chief should be from emerging economy: India

    Washington: India has told the IMF that the next managing director of the top global financial body should be from an emerging economy and not from Europe, which traditionally has been the case.

  • Indian economy like ‘one-eyed’ king in land of blind: Rajan

    Washington: With India being often described as ‘the bright spot in the global economy’, Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan sees this as a case of “the one-eyed man” being king in the land of the blind.

  • Kunal Kemmu denies divorce rumours

    Mumbai: Actor Kunal Kemmu has denied rumours of seperation from his wife and actress Soha Ali Khan.

  • amy jackson

    Amy Jackson set to shoot with Nawazuddin in Capital

    New Delhi: Actress Amy Jackson, who is juggling between the sets of Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil film “2.o” and her other projects, is also set to join the sets of Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer yet-untitled Hindi project here.

  • Brazen TMC leader warns Birbhum electorate on payback

    Birbhum (West Bengal): A brazen Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Abdul Mannan has threatened the electorate in West Bengal’s Birbhum district, saying his party and he won’t tolerate people not voting for them in the ongoing assembly elections.

  • JAPAN-EARTHQUAKE

    15 killed in Japan quake

    Tokyo: At least 15 people were killed and 760 injured as a powerful earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter Scale hit Japan’s Kumamoto prefecture on Saturday.

  • Mallya’s business model could be at fault: Jaitley

    Washington: Questioning the “business model” of long-grounded Kingfisher Airlines for Vijay Mallya’s mounting woes, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the airline sector as such is doing well in India with many carriers making good profits.