Free Press Journal
  • Jamia Millia signs MoU with Iranian institute

    New Delhi: Jamia Millia Islamia on Friday said it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tehran’s National Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (NIGEB) for academic cooperation.

  • Heavy rain delays golfers Lahiri & Jeev’s tee off at US Open

    Oakmont (Pennsylvania): Indian golfers Anirban Lahiri and Jeev Milkha Singh failed to tee off in the 116th US Open as heavy rain here thrice interrupted the opening round of the year’s second Major. Of the 156 players scheduled to play at the Oakmont Country Club on Thursday, only nine completed their opening round, and the afternoon wave of 78 competitors never started, including the Indian duo and world No.1 Jason Day of

  • The Beatles Make Indian Streaming Service Debut on Saavn

    Mumbai —Saavn, India’s leading audio streaming service, today announced the exclusive release of The Beatles’ catalogue of 13 remastered U.K. studio albums and six essential collections, making the music of the legendary English rock band available for streaming for the first time on an Indian platform. The Beatles’ music first became available through streaming services to much of the world last December. Today’s premiere marks the first time the group’s timeless music

  • Court

    Use of force legit if children see parents being assaulted: SC

    New Delhi: Use of force can be legitimate if children see their parents being assaulted, the Supreme Court has said while acquitting two brothers accused of hitting their neighbours who had beaten up their parents, causing the death of their father later.

  • Shiv Pandit to be seen in a cameo in SAB TVs Dr Bhanumati on Duty!

    Lovely (Gopi Bhalla) reads out Dr Bhanumati’s (Kavita Kaushik) horoscope for the day where he tells her that she will bump into someone with whom she has a past connection. Bhanumati gets curious and soon she gets to know that some inspector called Makkan Singh(Shiv Pandit) has come to the hospital.. She rushes to the reception where she learns that he has come to the hospital to get cured as he keeps fainting. Makkan

  • Google puts the spotlight on Indian Cinema Search experiences

    Mumbai: India’s passion for cinema has inspired Google to create a range of immersive Search experiences especially for Indian cinema. If you ever wanted to try to wrap your head around the labyrinth of the Kapoor family? Or know more about the Bachchan’s? Now when you ask Google questions about films, actors, song lyrics, film trivia, trailers, screening times and more, you’ll get rich, contextual answers.

  • Eros Now Available on Android TV

    London, UK : Eros International Plc (NYSE: EROS) (“Eros”), a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, announced today that Eros Now, its digital over-the-top distribution service, is now available on Android TV.

  • BCCI

    BCCI tightens noose on fund distribution to states

    New Delhi: In its attempt to prevent a repeat of the Goa Cricket Association (GCA) alleged fraud, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday decided to switch to electronic methods to distribute funds to all state associations. Goa Police had recently arrested three top-ranking GCA officials, including its president Chetan Desai, secretary Vinod Phadke and treasurer Akbar Mulla
    for allegedly encashing a Rs 3.13 crore cheque from the BCCI

  • ClicTest and CloudBees partnership to cut down Software Time-to-Release.

    SAN JOSE, California, LONDON and HYDERABAD, India —- ClicTest, a product enabled independent software testing company today announced a partnership with CloudBees, Inc., the enterprise Jenkins company and continuous delivery (CD) leader. ClicTest is now a CloudBees Platinum Reseller and Services Partner. The partnership allows ClicTest to deliver a continuous testing platform, helping organisations to mitigate operational risks while enhancing planning, ensuring quality in software testing and, ultimately, accelerating software delivery.

  • Namibia assures uranium supply to India

    Windhoek (Namibia): Namibian leaders have assured visiting Indian President Pranab Mukherjee that they would study the legal aspects on how to make possible uranium supply to India for its peaceful civilian nuclear usage.

  • Gulberg Massacre: BJP, Cong spar verdict

    Ahmedabad: The Gulberg massacre case verdict today sparked a war of words between BJP and Congress, with the two parties accusing each other of trying to turn the issue into a tool for their own political advantage.

  • Russia says its position on Brexit depends on how it affects EU

    Moscow: Russia’s position on the possible exit of Britain from the European Union (EU) depends on whether or not it will weaken the EU, the country’s Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said. “We need a strong partner, and Europe is our key partner in the world,” Xinhua news agency quoted Dvorkovich as saying on Friday.

  • Strange but true: Boy paraded naked to appease rains in Karnataka

    Chitradurga: In yet another stark reminder of the false beliefs and superstition deep rooted in the Indian society, a young boy was garlanded and paraded naked to appease the rain god in Pandarahalli village of Karnataka’s Chitradurga district.

  • UN rights experts ask India to repeal law curbing NGO funding

    United Nations: UN human rights experts have called on India to repeal a law restricting NGOs’ access to crucial foreign funding, saying its provisions are increasingly being used to “silence” groups that are critical of government’s policies. “We are alarmed that Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) provisions are being used more and more to silence organisations involved in advocating civil, political, economic, social, environmental or cultural priorities, which may differ

  • US rules out mediation between Afghanistan, Pakistan

    Washington: The US has ruled out mediation between Afghanistan and Pakistan, and asked the two countries to work together to deescalate tensions at the Torkham border crossing where deadly clashes have killed a Pakistani major and two Afghan border guards and wounded 20 on both sides.