Free Press Journal
  • Profit booking drags Indian equity markets lower

    Mumbai: Indian equity markets on Wednesday succumbed to profit booking on uncertainities regarding the passage of the GST (Goods and Services Tax) Bill in the Rajya Sabha.

  • Fake Pokemon Go apps found in Indian cyberspace; users alerted

    New Delhi: With the smartphone-based reality game Pokemon Go gaining popularity, cyber security sleuths have issued an alert against some fake and malicious apps prowling in the Indian web space which can seriously compromise an individual’s phone.

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    France introduces sea patrols following terrorist attacks

    London: A marine police spokesman has said that France has introduced sea patrols for passenger ferries to and from Britain, following the recent string of jihadist attacks in the country. The spokesman added that marine police has been deployed along the French coastline, from the North Sea to the Mediterranean and have been tasked with contributing to efforts that began last year to secure the country’s waters, reports the Guardian.

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    Infosys invests $4 million in Israeli firm

    Bengaluru: Global software major Infosys Ltd on Wednesday announced investing $4 million (Rs.27 crore) in Cloudyn, an Israeli corporation, providing software as a service (Saas) solutions for the management and optimization of hybrid, multi-cloud deployments.

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    Man found dead with 300 pellets, tension grips Srinagar

    Srinagar: Tempers ran high in Srinagar’s old city on Wednesday after a guard at an ATM booth was found dead, with hundreds of pellets fired from close range, officials and residents said.

  • Accident

    4 killed,one injured in car accident on Pune-Mumbai Expressway

    Pune: Four persons were killed and one seriously injured when their car rammed into a pillar on Pune-Mumbai Expressway near Lonavala this morning, police said. The car rammed into the pillar of Devale overbridge at Malvali, about 15 kms from Lonavala, on the Expressway at around 10 AM, killing four of the five car occupants on the spot, they said.

  • Chidambaram again bats for 18% GST rate in bill

    New Delhi: Just as the income tax rate can’t be levied at the whim of the executive, and needs legislative approval, the same must also hold true for the goods and services tax rate (GST), former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said here on Wednesday.

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    Maha bridge tragedy: Navy diving team, Coast Guard, IAF choppers at site

    New Delhi: The Coast Guard and the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday kicked into action and deployed choppers for the search operation, following a British-era bridge on river Savitri collapsed about midnight last night in Mahad, Raigad district, in which 22 people are still missing.

  • Mid-air crash averted over Guwahati

    Guwahati: Two Indigo aircraft miraculously escaped colliding with one another over Guwahati, leaving some passengers and crew members shaken and needing medical aid, officials said on Wednesday.

  • Indian tricolour raised at Rio Olympic Village

    Rio de Janeiro: The Indian tricolour was raised at the Olympic Athletes Village amid the humdrum of Samba beats and cultural performances late last evening.

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    Girls wary of going to college after gangrape in district

    Bareily: In the wake of gangrape of a teacher along a state highway here, around 50 girls from an inter college have complained to the police about eve-teasing by local youths and have said they will not go to college unless proper security arrangements are made for them.

  • Virat Kohli (L) talks to Bangladesh cricketer Tamim Iqbal after the final day of the Test match at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Narayanganj on Sunday.

    India-Bangladesh one-off Test in Feb next year

    New Delhi: India will host Bangladesh for a one-off Test in February next year, marking the neighbouring country’s first official trip here since claiming Test status in the year 2000.

  • Anu Malik replaces Harbhajan Singh on TV show

    Mumbai: Music director Anu Malik has replaced veteran Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh as the judge on comedy TV show “Mazaak Mazaak Mein”.

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    ‘Baar Baar Dekho’ trailer trending high

    Mumbai: Within an hour of its release, ‘Baar Baar Dekho’ trailer is trending high on Twitter, shooting it up to the third position. Eros Now released the trailer exclusively on their website this morning and took to its official Twitter handle to make the announcement. “Watch the much-awaited #BaarBaarDekhoTrailer exclusively @ErosNow!”

  • Narsingh cleared by UWW to participate in Rio Games

    New Delhi: Cleared by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), Narsingh Yadav today got the go ahead of United World Wrestling (UWW) to compete in the Rio Olympics even as he waited for a WADA clearance as well.