Free Press Journal
  • Rail traffic between Ahmedabad-Mumbai disrupted

    Ahmedabad: As many as 10 trains running between Ahmedabad and Mumbai had to be cancelled on Monday after a goods train derailed near Dahanu in Maharashtra, officials said.

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    Nightclub blast first attack by ISIS in Malaysia: Police

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian police today blamed Islamic State for the grenade blast at a nightspot in a suburb near here last week, confirming that it was the first ever successful attack by the dreaded terror outfit in the Muslim majority country. Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar said the attack on the Movida nightclub in Puchong, a town outside Kuala Lumpur, in which eight people were injured was carried out by locals who were

  • Brexit

    ‘Post-Brexit, banks need understand currency volatility risks’

    Chennai: Even though Indian commercial banks’ shares have moved higher. ignoring Brexit (Britain exiting European Union), the currency volatility risks have to be understood, said US investment banking firm Jefferies in a report.

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    RBI may cut rate in Aug despite high June inflation: BofA-ML

    New Delhi: June CPI inflation may climb to 6.2 per cent, but despite this Reserve Bank is expected to cut key policy rate by 25 basis points on August 9, with monsoon set to douse agflation, says a report.

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    Obesity puts you at multiple sclerosis risk

    Washington D.C : A new study has warned that overweight people are more likely to develop multiple sclerosis. Individuals who are obese in early adulthood face a heightened risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), according to the research conducted by Dr Brent Richards of the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital, Quebec, Canada and colleagues.

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    Controversy over statins risking thousands of hearts

    Washington D.C : A period of controversy over the risks and benefits of statins, covered widely in the UK media, was followed by a temporary increase in the number of people stopping their statin treatment, finds a recent study. The increase in stopping was seen among patients taking statins for existing heart disease (known as secondary prevention) as well as patients at high risk of developing disease in the next 10 years (known

  • Positive global cues buoy equity markets 

    Mumbai: Positive global cues, along with higher crude oil prices and firm rupee buoyed the Indian equity markets for the sixth consecutive session on Monday.

  • Sensex ends up 134 pts, Nifty misses 8400; Coal India up

    New Delhi: The market on Monday closed with the Sensex ending up 133.85 points or 0.5 percent at 27278.76, and the Nifty ended up 42.35 points or 0.5 percent at 8370.70.

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    SC dismisses plea seeking CBI probe in Kerala ice-cream parlour scandal case

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the plea by CPM leader V S Achuthanandan seeking a CBI probe into the Kerala ice-cream parlour sex scandal case. The Apex court clearly stated that it would not become party to political battles where people have political vendetta and rivalries.

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    NMDC slashes high grade iron ore prices by 5.5%

    New Delhi: Country’s top iron ore miner NMDC today said it has cut down prices for high-grade ore by 5.5 per cent to Rs 1,700 per tonne as compared to the previous month. However, prices of low-grade iron ore remain unchanged at Rs 1,460.

  • GVK’s MIAL awarded Gold certification at the “GreenCo Summit” 2016

    Mumbai, July 04, 2016: GVK’s Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd. (MIAL), was awarded the prestigious ‘Gold’ certification at the ‘GreenCo Summit’ 2016 held at Hyderabad recently. The award was received by Mr. Narendra Hosabettu, Senior Vice President Environment, MIAL at the hands of Mr. Nitin Desai, member of Prime Minister’s Council on Climate Change, at the 5th edition of the summit organized by Confederation of Indian Industries.

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    Dhaka Terror Attack: Two arrested, probe on international links

    Dhaka: Two persons were arrested today in connection with Bangladesh’s worst terror attack at a cafe here in which 22 people, mostly foreigners, were brutally killed by suspected ISIS militants, as authorities stepped up probe into the international links of the hostage-takers. Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Haque, however, did not disclose the identities of either of the detainees or where they were being kept.

  • Shoojit Sircar

    Madhuri, Rani, Parineeti in Shoojit Sircar’s next?

    New Delhi: Looks like after the huge success of ‘Piku,’ Shoojit Sircar is gearing up for another women-centric movie, which will be based on three generations.

  • Assaduddin Owaisi

    Owaisi should be put under surveillance: Congress

    New Delhi: Cautioning the Centre and various state governments to monitor Asaduddin Owaisi’s activities, the Congress Party on Monday alleged the AIMIM president’s intention is to garner votes for his party, adding that he could go to any limit to achieve the same.

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    10 Facts you need to know before watching ‘Rustom’

    Bollywood’s action star Akshay Kumar is back with another biopic ‘Rustom’ which will be hitting silver screens on August 12. Written by Vipul K Rawal and directed by Tinu Suresh Desai, the film also features Illeana D’Cruz and Esha Gupta in lead roles. The film however is based on some interesting facts that revolve around this most media centric story of the time.

  • HSBC ‘overweight’ on India, 2016-end Sensex target at 28,500

    New Delhi: Global brokerage firm HSBC today upgraded India to the ‘overweight’ status, citing improving domestic indicators and more realistic earnings expectations. It has also raised its Sensex target for 2016-end to 28,500 from 26,000.

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    Wimbledon 2016: Djokovic’s early exit leaves Serena shocked

    Johannesburg: World number one Serena Williams has revealed that top-ranked men’s player Novak Djokovic’s early exit from the Wimbledon Championship left her shocked as she expected him to stage a sensational comeback.

  • Maldives slaps ban on journalists over newspaper ownership row

    Male:A court has slapped a two-year ban on journalists who triggered the closure of the Maldives’ only newspaper when they resigned en masse and set up an independent online publication over an ownership dispute. The Civil Court ruled yesterday that no former employee of the Haveeru Media group could work for any media outlet in the country for the next two years.