Free Press Journal
  • Aurag Kashyap

    ‘Haraamkhor’ ban: Senile and incapable Nihalani getting back at court: Anurag Kashyap 

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who feels it’s a waste of time and energy to wrangle with the Indian censor board for certification of adult films, says it’s important that in a scenario when the censor body is chaired by a “senile” and “intellectually incapable” person such as Pahlaj Nihalani, movie makers must be empowered to approach the court directly.

  • Sadananda Gowda

    ‘Need for minimal interference of courts to speed up projects’

    New Delhi: There should be minimal interference of courts to ensure that public works projects are not stalled or delayed, a Law Ministry committee set up to review an over 50-year-old law as part of government’s ease of doing business initiative, has recommended.

  • artificial intelligence

    New AI system can predict human actions

    Boston: In a breakthrough, scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system – using videos from YouTube and popular TV shows – that can predict whether two people will hug, kiss or shake hands. Computer systems that predict actions would open up new possibilities ranging from robots that can better navigate
    human environments, to emergency response systems that predict falls, to virtual reality headsets that feed you suggestions for what to do in

  • blood pressure

    High BP? Listen to Mozart to reduce hypertension

    London: Listening to music legand Mozart can not only soothe your mood but also help lower blood pressure as well as stablise the heart rate, new research has found. The findings showed that listening to classical music maestros Wolfgang Mozart and Johann Strauss the younger for 25 minutes could lower blood lipid concentrations and heart rate.

  • visual-perception

    Visual perception declines with age, shows study

    New York: Older adults experience deficits in inhibition or the ability to do away with the distractions, which can affect how quickly they process information visually, say a study. It is already known that staying on topic may be more difficult for older adults than it is for younger people because older adults begin to experience a decline in what is known as inhibition — the ability to inhibit other thoughts in

  • India committed to support and preserve Afghanistan’s unity: Syed Akbaruddin

    New York: Asserting that the United Nations Security Council needs to look into the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan, Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin, India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, said that Kabul has New Delhi’s  full support in strengthening its defence capabilities to preserve its unity and territorial integrity.

  • etc instagram

    Instagram now reaches half a billion users

    New York: More than 500 million users now use Instagram every month, of which 00 million use it every single day, the photo sharing app has announced. Eighty percent of the total users live outside the US, Instagram said on Tuesday. “Whether you promote adventure, craft or a sense of belonging, every photo and video you share helps bring people closer to interests, broaden perspectives and inspire a sense of wonder. You’ve

  • asylum seekers

    Australia sends back Vietnamese migrants found at sea

    Canberra:  Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton on Wednesday confirmed that an unknown number of Vietnamese immigrants, whose boat was intercepted by authorities earlier this month, have been sent back to their country. Those on board seeking protection and asylum in Australia were forced to return to their country after being detained by coast guards patrolling the water frontier, Dutton said, without providing further information about the incident, EFE news reported.

  • FICCI hopes RBI will continue with reforms process

    New Delhi: “With the Indian economy slowly steering towards a higher growth path, it is important that the recovery process underway is given a push and support through all policy levers. We are happy to note the alacrity with which the Government is actioning a spate of policy and procedural reforms to make doing business easier for firms. The recent overhaul of the FDI policy framework is again an attestation of the

  • Maliha lodhi

    U.S. drone strike in Pak. disrupts Afghan peace process: Envoy Lodhi

    New York : Describing the recent U.S. drone strike on its territory as a blatant breach of the United Nations Charter and international law, Pakistan has claimed that these strikes have disrupted the Afghan peace process and further complicated the political and socio-economic situation in the region.

  • MHA to take call on Essar tapes after discussions: Rijiju

    New Delhi: Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State for Home Affairs on Wednesday said that they have received the complaint on Essar tapping, adding action on the issue will be taken after holding discussions within the ministry.

  • leeco-lemax2

    Le 2 and Le Max 2 registrations set to break all records

    New Delhi: Chinese internet and technology conglomerate LeEco’s recently launched superphones Le 2 and Le Max2 have received a massive 1,50,000 registrations in India in just 24 hours.

  • robert vadra

    No ‘vendetta’ against Vadra: Govt. on Bikaner land deal case

    New Delhi: Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said there is no vendetta behind the Enforcement Directorate’s notice to a firm linked to Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra land in Rajasthan’s Bikaner city, adding nobody is above the law of the land.

  • Upload 140-second videos on Twitter now

    New York: Micro-blogging website Twitter now lets anyone create video tweets up to 140-seconds-long from the previous 30-second limit, a media report said on Wednesday.

  • Toyota Corolla Facelift Officially Revealed

    The 2017 Corolla is coming up with aesthetic improvements along with new features. Its Indian launch is expected to take place next year. Toyota had revealed the mid-life update of the Corolla online earlier in March. Last week, the Japanese automaker officially revealed the vehicle in Russia.

  • Opportunities in management education at LBSITM

    Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Technology & Management, Indore (LBS ITM, a campus of Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, Delhi) has been established to spread the culture of staying rooted with values and ethics and at the same time develop skills and competencies to help every student who joins the institute.