Free Press Journal
  • Show driving licence on smartphone soon in Britain

    London: British Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) which is responsible for maintaining a database of drivers and vehicles is developing digital version of driving licence to be stored on your smartphone.

  • Consolidation govt policy; need global-sized institutions: FM

    New Delhi: The proposal of SBI to merge its five associate banks with itself and acquire Bharatiya Mahila Bank is in line with the government’s policy of consolidation as the country needs global-sized institutions, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said.

  • Comparing partner could make or break your relationship

    New York: Your happiness in a relationship and how much energy you devote to maintain that relationship depend on how the partner compares with other potential mates you may have, suggests new research. The findings suggest that how well our partner fulfils our ideal preference is not very important.

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    After Rishi Kapoor, Ashok Pandit now questions Gandhis

    New Delhi: Keeping the heat of Rishi Kapoor’s recent tweets on the Gandhi family, filmmaker Ashok Pandit today questioned the naming of Mumbai’s national park after Sanjay Gandhi and compared the Congress’ rule with British Raj.

  • Skull condition thought extinct is still common

    New York: A skull condition that has been believed to be a thing of the past due to poor diet among our ancestors not only still exists, but is fairly common among modern humans, new research has found. The skull condition called cribra orbitalia (CO) makes bone inside the eye sockets porous. It is not known to cause any adverse health effects, but is generally regarded as being caused by iron deficiency

  • Aishwarya’s look’s fantastic in purple pout: Abhishek

    Mumbai: While actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s pop purple lip colour during an appearance at the 69th Cannes Film Festival got mixed reactions from her fans and the fashion police, her husband Abhishek Bachchan found her look “fantastic”.

  • Salman gets everyone in ‘Sultan Hoodie’ mode

    New Delhi: Bollywood’s Dabangg Salman Khan, who has just wrapped up the shooting of his upcoming film ‘Sultan,’ has once again showed that his heart of gold.

  • Chinese museums mostly free to visitors

    Beijing: The number of registered museums in China has reached nearly 4,700, with more than 85 percent of them free to visit, a national cultural official said on Wednesday. By the end of 2015, 4,692 museums were registered and more than 20,000 exhibitions were held annually, drawing 700 million visitors, Xinhua news agency quoted Liu Yuzhu, head of the State Administration of Cultural Heritage, as saying.

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    Gujarat ATS arrests kingpin of 2002 Godhra train burning case

    Gujarat: The Gujarat Anti Terrorist squad (ATS) arrested Farooq Bhana the alleged master mind of 2002 Gujarat Godhra train burning case on Wednesday. A day later, the episode led to massive riots in various parts of the state.

  • India organises Indian culinary week in Israel

    Tel Aviv: India has organised an Indian culinary week here with celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor holding workshops for Israeli food enthusiasts to showcase the country’s wide ranging food habits as part of cultural interaction with Israel. The programme by the Indian Embassy here in collaboration with Israel’s leading hotel chain Dan Hotels was inaugurated on Sunday. Kapoor, 52, is showcasing the wide ranging food habits prevalent in India.

  • Digvijay Singh

    Cong favours Priyanka getting into active politics: Digvijaya

    Hyderabad: Congress party favours Priyanka Gandhi Vadra getting into active politics but it has to be decided by the family, according to AICC General Secretary Digvijaya Singh, who said she has the potential to emerge as a mass leader.

  • Candidates face peculiar problem of arranging food for agents

    Kolkata: As the countdown began for the counting of votes for the assembly elections, candidates cutting across party lines are facing a peculiar problem of arranging food for their counting agents as they will not be allowed to come out of the counting centres till the counting is over.

  • Madhesi agitation: Federal Alliance to protest for 10 more days in Kathmandu

    Kathmandu: Federal Alliance which is an alliance of 30 parties including constituents of the United Democratic Madhesi Front has decided to protest for 10 more days in Kathmandu. Their demands include provisions for proportional representation and rewriting of the recently promulgated constitution.

  • AAP tables Draft Bill for full Statehood in public domain

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal led- Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday made public the draft Bill seeking full Statehood to Delhi and commenced first-of-its-kind online public consultation exercise by inviting Delhiites to give their opinion on the constitutional status of the national capital.

  • Mercedes-Benz GLS SUV Launched at Rs. 80.4 Lakh

    Mercedes-Benz launched the GLS 350d SUV in the country at a price of Rs. 80.40 lakh (ex-showroom Pune) on Wednesday. This is the German auto giant’s flagship SUV, which was earlier called the GL-Class.

  • Too many potatoes put you at high BP risk

    Washington D.C: You may want to cut down on your potato consumption as a new study has suggested that they can raise your risk for having high blood pressure. The study found that higher intakes of boiled, baked or mashed potatoes and French fries is associated with an increased risk of developing high blood pressure (hypertension) in adult women and men.

  • Cabinet clears leasing out AAI land parcel at Indore airport

    New Delhi: The Cabinet today approved a proposal for leasing out land parcel owned by Airports Authority of India (AAI) for setting up a centre for perishable cargo at Indore airport. “The creation of Centre for Perishable Cargo is expected to cater to the employment needs of the local population and has significant employment potential. A total number of 113 persons will be required to manage the CPC,” an official release said.

  • Hyundai Xcent special edition launched starting at Rs 6.22 lakh

    New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India has launched a special edition of the Xcent to celebrate twenty years of its operations in India. The limited edition Xcent has been priced starting at Rs 6.22 lakh for the petrol variant while the diesel trim costs Rs 7.15 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).