Free Press Journal
  • Abhinav Bindra misses out on medal at Rio Olympics

    Rio de Janeiro: Abhinav Bindra narrowly missed out on a medal after finishing fourth in the final of the men’s 10 metre air rifle final at the Olympic Shooting Centre here on Monday.

  • GST Bill passed by Parliament ; PM says it will end tax terrorism

    New Delhi: The long-delayed GST Constitution bill was passed by Parliament today, marking a historic step for tax reforms which Prime Minister Narendra Modi said was “crucial” for ending tax terrorism besides reducing corruption and black money while making consumer the “king”.

  • Shaad Ali to return to cinema after 7 years

    It looks like Ranveer Singh is the number one choice for directors who are making a film after years: when Shaad Ali returned after Jhoom Barabar Jhoom with Kill Dil 7 years later, he picked Ranveer.

  • Mohenjo Daro recovers Rs 60 crore before its release

    The “Mohenjo Daro” team is in a happy space as even before the film has hit the screens, it has managed to recover Rs 60 crore through its satellite, music and other rights.

  • Jacqueline Fernandez wants to work in Rajnikanth’s next film?

    Jacqueline Fernandez, who once only dreamt of working with Salman Khan, today is working with the who’s who of Bollywood. With 3 big releases this year namely Housefull 3, Dishoom and A Flying Jatt and her debut on small screen with Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9, she definitely is in a secure space. Reminiscing about the old time when she didn’t have work, she says she would never want to feel like that again. She wants to work

  • India’s next telecom spectrum auction from September 29

    New Delhi: India’s next round of spectrum auction is set to begin on September 29, Telecom Secretary J.S. Deepak announced here on Monday in what the government hopes will be the largest-ever spectrum auction – going by the overall base price of $84 billion and the quantum of airwaves on offer.

  • Spectacular meteor shower to light up skies this week: NASA

    Washington: A cosmic display of “shooting stars” will light up the night skies this week during the annual Perseid meteor shower, when up to 200 meteors per hour will hit the Earth’s atmosphere and disintegrate in flashes of light, according to NASA.

  • Happy Potter fans banned from real magic shop in Hudders field

    London: A magic shop in Huddersfield has banned Harry Potter fans for not talking magic seriously, reports ANI. Richard Carter, the wand maker, stated that his products were not suitable for Muggles, hence forth refusing to sell the magical accessories to the Potter fans, reports The Sun.

  • Bug fear looms in 900 million Android smartphones

    London: Researchers have reportedly found major security flaws in chips being used in nearly 900 million Android smartphones globally that could give cyber criminals complete access to the data.

  • Wikipedia takes a bite, at Indian food and forts

    Chandigarh: Searching for an image from your area might soon cease to be a difficult task, thanks to hacks being worked on by an army of enthusiastic volunteers across India says.

  • Smiles originated 30 million years ago

    Tokyo: The origin of smiles goes back at least 30 million years, when old world monkeys and our direct ancestors diverged, according to a new study says.

  • More people now prefer businesses they can message

    New York: With an increase in business-consumer interaction on mobile messaging platforms, 53 per cent of consumers today prefer shopping with a business they can message, a survey by social media giant Facebook has revealed.

  • Do what Vajpayee did to win hearts in Kashmir: Mehbooba to Modi

    New Delhi: Pitching for an early start to a dialogue process with people of Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to seize the opportunity created by the unrest to “win the hearts” of the masses and solve their problems, the way Atal Bihari Vajpayee did.

  • Men more friendly than women after conflict: Study

    New York: Men tend to show more friendly gestures like handshakes, back pats and even hugs than the fairer sex, at the end of a conflict or competition, a study said.