Free Press Journal
  • LTC scam: Nitish comes down heavily on chargesheeted JD(U) MP

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today refused to accept the defence of JD(U)’s Rajya Sabha MP Anil Sahni, chargesheeted by CBI in LTC scam, and said he should have resigned and fought the charges in court. Coming down heavily on the MP, the new JD(U) president said the issue is related to ethics and “if the Rajya Sabha takes any decision to dismiss him on this ground, the party will welcome the

  • England’s Premier League sets new wage record

    London: The wages bill for the English Premier League football tournament has reached a record $2.84 billion, business advisors Deloitte said on Monday.  Experts at the firm say that for the first time since 1999, the 20 Premier League clubs have recorded a second consecutive year of profits, generating approximately 120 million pounds ($170 million) in the 2014/15 season, reports Xinhua.

  • Tata Hexa Spied Yet Again

    A heavily camouflaged testing mule of the Tata Hexa has been spotted for the second time.

  • Innova Crysta Engine Specifications Leaked Online

    With the Toyota Innova Crysta’s upcoming launch, an image of its engine specifications has surfaced online and it includes the 2.8-litre diesel mill in the line-up. There were several speculations regarding the Indian introduction of its 174PS, 2.4-litre variant, but this reveal nearly confirms it.

  • Herald case: HC reserves order on Congress leaders’ plea

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court today reserved its order on pleas filed by Congress leaders against the trial court order summoning documents from Ministries of Finance and Corporate Affairs, other agencies and the balance sheet of the party for 2010-2011 in the National Herald case.

  • London statues fitted with gas masks in air pollution protest

    London: In a unique protest, Greenpeace activists today covered 17 statues in London, including the iconic Nelson’s Column at Trafalgar Square, with gas masks to demand action against rising air pollution. The activists fixed the iconic monuments like the Nelson’s Column and statues outside the British Parliament complex with symbolic gas masks on the faces of famous figures.

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    Bollywood should learn from South Indian scripts: Ram Charan

    New Delhi: Actor Ram Charan, who is currently shooting a yet to be titled Telugu remake of Tamil blockbuster “Thani Oruvan”, shared that in terms of movie scripts, Bollywood should learn from the scripts coming from South Indian cinema.

  • Post-stroke inflammation can help brain to self-heal

    Washington D.C: Turns out, treating strokes by reducing inflammation in the brain may actually be bad as a recent study has revealed that it can actually help the brain to self-repair.

  • Dubai introduces app to ease jobs of parking inspectors

    Abu Dhabi: Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the introduction of a new smartphone app to facilitate the job of parking inspectors, and ease the processing of parking permits.

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    Being Focussed On Your Goals

    Chuck Gallozi once wrote: “We have an innate desire to endlessly learn, grow and develop. We want to become more than what we already are. Once we yield to this inclination for continuous and never-ending improvement, we lead a life of limitless accomplishment and satisfaction. Do something right and move on to the next right thing.” We are all unique human beings having infinite opportunity available and the power to do something

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    Salman Khan doesn’t accept gifts: Jacqueline Fernandez

    Mumbai: Actress Jacqueline Fernandez, who starred alongside Bollywood superstar Salman Khan in 2014 film “Kick”, says the actor doesn’t accept gifts and asks to give it to his Being Human foundation that supports the underprivileged in India.

  • Kohli not worried about Gayle’s indifferent form

    Melbourne: Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli has admitted he is not too worried about Chris Gayle’s current run of poor form and believes he will deliver soon in the ongoing ninth edition of the Indian Premier League. Gayle, who is among the most destructive batsman in the world, struck just a run in his two IPL matches while scored a total of mere 14 runs from 19 balls in his past five

  • ‘The Jungle Book’ crosses Rs.100 crore-mark in India

    Mumbai: Hollywood filmmaker Jon Favreau’s 3D live-animation adventure fantasy film “The Jungle Book” has entered the Rs.100 crore club in India in just 10 days since its release.

  • What do you look for in your would-be partner?

    New York: While evaluating potential mates for a romantic relationship, women pay more heed to men’s negative qualities than positive ones, researchers found in a study.

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    ‘Sarbjit’ gives chills to Richa Chadha

    Mumbai: Actress Richa Chadha, who will be essaying the role of Sarabjit’s wife in Omung Kumar’s biopic “Sarbjit”, says the film gives her chills as it speaks about a sister’s struggle to get justice for her brother.

  • Android N to support Virtual Reality

    New Delhi: Google’s upcoming mobile operating system Android ‘N’ will also be supporting virtual reality capabilities.Android ‘N’ developer preview has been released which contains references to ‘VR Listener’ and ‘VR Helper’ apps, as well as warning and informing users that a given app will be able to run when one is using applications in virtual reality mode, the Verge reports.

  • Your iPhone will expire in three years, says Apple

    New York: US electronic giant Apple has said the iPhones have a life expectancy of three years and so does the Apple watch while AppleTV devices expire in four years.

  • Jordan latest Arab country to recall envoy from Iran

    Cairo: Jordan on Monday recalled its ambassador to Iran over what it described as Tehran’s interference in Arab affairs.  Jordan is the latest Arab country to recall its envoy after Saudi Arabia cut its diplomatic ties with Tehran following attacks on its mission in Tehran during protests against the Saudi execution of a prominent Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr. There was no official response yet from Iran to the Jordanian move.