Free Press Journal
  • 5 injured as vehicle in President’s convoy skids off road

    Darjeeling: Five people were injured when a vehicle in President Pranab Mukherjee’s convoy skidded off the road this morning and went down a cliff, 30 kms from here, while he was on his way to Bagdogra to catch a flight to Delhi.

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    Donald Trump’s electiob will be disaster for innovation: Tech experts

    Washington: Standing against Donald Trump’s “divisive candidacy”, over 140 leaders, including several Indian-Americans, in technology sector today said that the real estate tycoon if elected as the US president would be a “disaster” for innovation.

  • Indian hockey eves to embark on US tour

    New Delhi: The Indian women’s hockey team led by newly-appointed captain Sushila Chanu will play a total of five practice games against Canada and US as part of the last leg of their preparations for next month’s Rio Olympics.

  • Debutant Ramkumar puts India ahead 1-0 vs Korea in Davis Cup

    Chandigarh: Youngster Ramkumar Ramanathan made a winning Davis Cup debut with a hard-fought victory over Seong Chan Hong in the opening singles as India took a 1-0 lead in the Asia/Oceania Group-I tie, here today.

  • Game of Thrones, People vs OJ Simpson top Emmy nominations

    Los Angeles: HBO fantasy drama “Game of Thrones” has received 23 nominations at the 68th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, while true-story series “American Crime Story: The People vs OJ Simpson” trails closely behind with 22 nods.

  • Eating red meat may increase risk of kidney failure: study

    Singapore: Consumption of red meat may increase the chances of kidney failure, according to a new study which suggests that eating alternative sources of protein such as fish and eggs may reduce the risk.

  • How to maintain khadi outfits in monsoon

    New Delhi: Monsoon calls for more maintenance of outfits – be it stains or drying. Working professionals, who have little or no time for so much fuss, should opt for khadi to go easy this rainy season, says an expert.

  • Keeco K1: Smartphone especially designed for women

    New York: A Chinese startup Keeco Mobile has launched its first smartphone “especially desgined for women” that features a hexagonal design and boasts a size that fits into “the small hands of women”.

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    Dietary restriction increases lifespan

    New York: Dietary restriction or limited food intake without malnutrition has beneficial effects on longevity in species, including humans, a new study has found.

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    Facebook makes modest progress on workplace diversity

    New York: Revealing the LGBT workforce data at its premises for the first time, Facebook on Thursday released its diversity report, announcing a modest increase in the number of women and minority employees and highlighting lack of talent to fulfill its diversity goals.

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    Chidambaram, Pranab put pressure over interest rates: Subbarao

    Mumbai: In scathing comments on his bosses in North Block, former RBI governor Duvvuri Subbarao has alleged that ex-finance ministers P Chidambaram and Pranab Mukherjee interfered in the functioning of the central bank, especially on setting interest rates, and the differences even led to two of his deputies not getting extensions.

  • Hardik Patel released after nine months

    Surat (Gujarat): Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel, who was arrested on sedition charges, was today released from the Lajpore Central Jail here after nine months amid rousing welcome by his supporters.

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    FICCI comments on WPI based inflation data

    New Delhi: Commenting on the WPI based inflation data released on Thursday, Harshavardhan Neotia, President, FICCI, has said “the increase in wholesale inflation is driven by a jump in food prices. We are seeing continuation of price pressure in case of commodities like pulses and vegetables. Even food products and sugar are experiencing an upward pressure in prices.