Free Press Journal
  • Dia Mirza

    Dia Mirza open to producing regional films 

    Actress-producer Dia Mirza says if given good scripts, she would love to back regional movies because for her the quality of a project matters more than the language it is made in.

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    Tough to get actors for TV shows on possession: Ekta Kapoor 

    TV czarina Ekta Kapoor, whose new TV offering “Kawach…Kaali Shaktiyon Se” tells a tale of demonic possession, says the supernatural genre was missing from the world of television as “we haven’t been able to get the right kind of actors” for such shows.

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    Nagesh Kukunoor talks tough 

    DHANAK director Nagesh Kukunoor spills the beans on his style of film making. After directing films like IQBAL, AASHAYEIN and DOOR, Director Nagesh Kukunoor’s next film DHANAK is up for release and the trailer has got everyone talking about the brother sister duo in the film. When asked about his style of film making, he says that he pays attention to his sensibilities and passion when he makes a film as he

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    Ransom ware attacks up in last six months in India

    New Delhi : US-based network security company FireEye on Monday revealed a sharp spike in cyber attacks aimed at extortion, marked by an increase in ransomware attacks, in India. FireEye found that ransomware detections in India rocketed by a factor of 292 in February 2016 over November 2015, reports IANS.

  • Anti-cancer drugs may respond better in zero gravity

    Kolkata: Shedding new light on the effects of zero gravity on genetic perturbations, Indian researchers have indicated weightlessness may enhance the response of anti-cancer drugs. On the flipside, the scientists say, it could also induce cancers such as in the liver and leukemia in humans.

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    Most common myth about blood donation

    New Delhi: While the world is all set to celebrate World Blood Donor Day tomorrow with the theme “Blood connects us all,” we are here to clear the air and raise awareness about blood donation, reports ANI.

  • Now, a map that reveals light pollution around globe

    Washington D.C : A team of researchers has created a world atlas of artificial sky luminance, which details how light pollution is filling our world, reports ANI. The research led by Fabio Falchi from the Italian Light Pollution Science and Technology Institute (ISTIL) documents the degree to which the world is illuminated by artificial sky glow. In addition to being a scourge for astronomers, bright nights also affect nocturnal organisms and the

  • Vyapam Scam

    CBI files chargesheet against 10 in two Vyapam cases

    New Delhi/Bhopal: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday filed two separate chargesheets in Indore and Bhopal courts against 10 people in two cases related to Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh, officials said.

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    Lenovo Vibe K5 smartphone launched at Rs 6,999

    New Delhi : Chinese multinational technology company Lenovo has unveiled the Vibe K5 smartphone in India priced at Rs 6,999. The smartphone would come in gold, silver and grey colour variants, reports IANS.

  • Aviation stocks dive up to 3% on proposed air travel rules

    Mumbai: Aviation stocks today declined by up to 3 per cent amid a slew of passenger-centric proposals which may hit the airline’s bottom-line. Shares of Jet Airways dropped 3.15 per cent to settle at Rs 550.75 on BSE.

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    Apple to announce bringing of Siri to Mac, third-party apps at WWDC

    San Francisco : Tech giant Apple is likely to bring computer program Siri, which works as an intelligent personal assistant and knowledge navigator to the Mac, reports ANI. The announcement for the same would be made in the week-long Worldwide Developers Conference, which kicks off today, the Verge quoted the Wall Street Journal as saying.

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    Environmental changes help predict disease outbreaks

    Washington D.C : A team of researchers has come up with a model to predict the outbreaks of zoonotic diseases using environmental changes, allowing communities to be prepared for the epidemics, reports ANI.

  • More cross-LoC crossing points likely to be opened: Mehbooba

    Srinagar: More crossing points are expected to be opened on the Line of Control (LoC) for greater movement of people and goods to and fro Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and banking system is likely to be introduced for trade, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said here today.

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    Inflation spikes to 5.76% in May on costly food items

    New Delhi: Rising for the second month in a row, retail inflation shot up to 5.76 per in May due to rise in prices of food items, including vegetables. The rise may make it difficult for the RBI to lower the interest rates.

  • Report: 9 injured in car bomb explosion in southeast Turkey

    Ankara: A car bomb attack apparently targeting court officials in a town in Turkey’s mainly-Kurdish southeast region injured at least nine people today, the country’s state-run news agency reported.

  • Fitch Rating

    Fitch downgrades Lodha Developers on inability to reduce debt

    Mumbai: Fitch Ratings has downgraded city-based realty player Lodha Developers by a notch due to its inability to reduce debt. The downgrade reflects Lodha’s inability to reduce its leverage, as measured by net debt or adjusted inventory, to a level appropriate for its previous rating, the rating agency said in a statement here.

  • Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

    San Francisco: Microsoft on Monday announced to acquire professional networking website LinkedIn for $26.2 billion in an all-cash deal billed as one of the largest such acquisitions in the social media space.