Free Press Journal
  • Did a time traveller click Myke Tyson in 1995 with phone?

    New Delhi: A video clip of a “time-travelling” fan recording a professional boxing match between the former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson and Peter McNeeley on August 19, 1995 has gone viral on the social media. While the fans were celebrating the return of “Iron Mike”, this fan appears to be clicking a picture from his camera-wielding phone in a year when phones did not have cameras.

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    Rio Olympics: Sushil moves Delhi HC seeking trails

    New Delhi: As the impasse around India’s representation in the 74kg men’s wrestling category at the Rio Games shows no signs of abating, two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar on Monday moved the Delhi High Court seeking a trial with compatriot Narsingh Yadav.

  • Handwara Molestation: Victim makes u-turn, says cops harassed her

    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir): In a major twist in the Handwara molestation case, a girl whose complaint of molestation led to protests and firing in the region, said on Monday that she had been forced to record a false statement while in custody and had also been abused.

  • World’s first robot lawyer hired by US firm

    Washington: The world’s first artificial intelligence lawyer has been employed by a law firm in the US, which will use the robot to assist its various teams in legal research. The robot called ‘ROSS’ is built upon Watson, IBM’s cognitive computer. With the support of Watson’s cognitive computing and natural language processing capabilities, lawyers can ask ROSS their research question and the robot reads through the law, gathers evidence, draws inferences and returns highly

  • Need more consultations with states on NEET: J. P. Nadda

    New Delhi: Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Monday said the central government needs to hold more consultations with state governments on conducting the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) every year.

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    ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’, SRK win Ghanta awards

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan’s “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” bagged the worst film award while Shah Rukh Khan was announced as the worst actor at the 2016 Ghanta Awards.

  • Mphasis partners ToneTag for digital banking solutions

    Mumbai: IT firm Mphasis and sound-based proximity communication provider ToneTag today announced a strategic partnership to provide a range of digital banking solutions for the banking and retail industries.

  • I don’t copy anyone as I have my own distinct style: Rahane

    New Delhi: The shortest format may have resulted in change of batting philosophy for many but India’s star batsman Ajinkya Rahane says that he will never trade his “copybook style” for fancy shots as it has brought him success in his short but eventful career at the highest level. “I really feel good about the manner I have been batting in the IPL. Sounds cliched but it’s good to keep things simple and

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    Assembly Elections: Polling officer, 2 voters die of heart attack in TN

    Coimbatore/Madurai: A 54-year old polling officer died of a massive heart attack in a booth in Kangeyam Assembly constituency while two elderly voters in Madurai and Sivaganga collapsed and died near polling booths in Tamil Nadu today, police said.

  • Police stop AAP march to Chandigarh against Badal 

    Chandigarh: Nearly 15,000 Aam Aadmi Party activists on Monday marched towards Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal’s residence here to protest but Chandigarh Police stopped them at the city’s border with Mohali town of Punjab.

  • OYO enters north-east, offers 250 rooms in Gangtok, Darjeeling

    Mumbai: Online aggregator of branded hotels OYO Rooms has expanded its presence in the north-east by offering more than 250 standardised rooms in Gangtok and Darjeeling. “We have made significant investments to expand our presence in key tourist destinations in the north-east like Gangtok and Darjeeling. Our teams have worked very hard to deliver OYO’s level of standardisation of guest experience in the hotels…,” OYO Rooms Founder and CEO Ritesh Agarwal said in a

  • Bengaluru planetarium gets Rs 12-crore makeover

    Bengaluru: The Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium in the city is being upgraded at a cost of Rs.12 crore with equipment imported from Germany. However, the renovation, which began in March and is set to last five more months, has not just led to revenue loss but has also caused disappointment among school children who like to come here during the summer holidays.

  • England favourites to win Euro: Former coach Eriksson

    Shanghai: Former England head coach Sven-Goran Eriksson has backed the football team to win the forthcoming European Championship this summer. England won all 10 games in qualifying for the tournament in France to finish nine points clear at the top of their group.  “They have a good team. The qualification games, they won everything and they did it with style. They are playing good football as well, so why not?” Eriksson was

  • Heat wave likely to subside by end of May: IMD

    New Delhi: The heat wave is expected to spread over more parts of north and central India, including the national capital, in the next five days but the conditions are likely to gradually subside during the remaining part of the month.

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    Paswan demands President’s Rule in Bihar

    New Delhi: Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today demanded imposition of President’s Rule in Bihar, alleging that the law and order situation was “deteriorating” in the state, and favoured a CBI inquiry in the Aditya Sachdeva murder case.

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    NEET Exam: CM Fadnavis to meet PM on the issue

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said he will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) issue, amid concerns raised by parents and students.

  • Protein that could improve recurrent miscarriages treatments

    London: Identification of a protein involved in the development of the human placenta could improve treatments for recurrent miscarriages, say researchers. The study showed that a protein called Syncytin-1, which was the result of a viral infection of our primate ancestors 25 million years ago, is first secreted on the surface of a developing embryo even before it implants in the womb.
    This means the protein is likely to play a major role

  • ‘Raman Raghav 2.0’ opens to jam-packed house at Cannes

    Cannes: Anurag Kashyap’s psychological thriller “Raman Raghav 2.0”, based on the notorious serial killer Raman Raghav, screened today to full house at the 69th Cannes Film festival. The 43-year-old director, who has previously screened his two-part “Gangs of Wasseypur” and “Ugly” in the Directors’ Fortnight sidebar of the Cannes, was excited about his film’s premiere.

  • IPL: Delhi aim for redemption against Pune

    Visakhapatnam: After being thrashed by Mumbai Indians in their previous match, Delhi Daredevils will aim to roar back into the Indian Premier League (IPL) play-offs reckoning when they take on bottom-placed Rising Pune Supergiants here on Tuesday. Placed at the fifth spot with six wins from 11 matches, Daredevils will hope for some consistency in their remaining three league matches to book a place in the play-offs.

  • US woman rushed to hospital with shark stuck to arm

    Miami: A woman in the US state of Florida was rushed to a hospital after being bitten by a shark – with the whole animal still clutching on to her right arm, local media reported. The small nurse shark, which was about two feet long, was killed by a beachgoer soon after the attack, the Palm Beach Post reported. The victim was an unidentified 23-year-old woman who was bitten while bathing at a