Free Press Journal
  • US backs India on cross-LoC surgical strikes

    Washington: In what can be seen as a clearest indication yet of US support for the cross-LoC surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army on terror camps last month, a senior Obama administration official has said that Washington empathised with New Delhi’s position of responding militarily to cross-border terrorism but called for exercising caution and restraint.

  • Sensex at 3-month low, crashes 439 pts on global sell-off

    Mumbai: Indian stocks tumbled like nine pins today, with the benchmark Sensex plunging over 439 points to close at a three-month low of 27,643.11 after a slew of global factors such as weak Chinese export data and Fed rate hike talks unnerved investors.

  • Why Indian universities score dismally low in global rankings

    New Delhi: Indian educational institutions have again had a poor run in global ratings with none, including the prestigious IITs, making it to the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings, according to IANS. And experts are now rooting for a complete overhaul of the education system in a country that is home to nearly one-fifth of the world’s population.

  • Boko Haram releases 21 Chibok girls

    Lagos:Jihadist group Boko Haram released 21 kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls to the Nigerian government following a prisoner swap, an official in the president’s office said today.

  • US songwriter Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature

    Stockholm: US songwriter Bob Dylan today won the Nobel Literature Prize, the first songwriter to win the prestigious award and an announcement that surprised prize watchers.

  • Samsung offers fireproof boxes for its exploding Galaxy Note 7

    New Delhi: Samsung Electronics on Wednesday said it is sending fire-resistant packages to its customers in the US as a precaution against possible fires or explosions from Galaxy Note 7 as they return to retailers.

  • Electronic spoons that make food taste sweeter

    London: Your spoon could soon make vegetables taste like chocolates, thanks to scientists who have developed a device which makes low-sugar food taste sweeter.

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    Dwayne Bravo’s Mumbai Tour: Music, Dance and Date

    West Indies cricketer Dwayne Bravo was in Mumbai this week. It seems that the cricketer had a busy schedule, we saw him shaking his legs on a Salman Khan’s number and recording a music video for a movie. And did we tell you the actor was on a secret date with a Bollywood actress? Read on to know more.