Free Press Journal
  • Demonetisation: Thackeray, Mamta discuss peoples plight

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray has discussed the fallout of demonetisation with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee, party MP Sanjay Raut said here on Tuesday.

  • Narendra Modi calls upon global community to act against terror

    New Delhi: Hitting out at Pakistan for the “origin and spread” of terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India and Israel have agreed on the need for the global community to act with resolve against terror networks and states that harbour them.

  • books

    Check out the most entertaining picks of Tata LitFest 2016

    The Tata Literature Festival has lined-up over 130 authors from 30 countries for its seventh edition. The four-day festival starts at November 17 and will be held at the National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA) and Prithvi Theatre. And to help you get rid of the confusion we have a guide revealing the most interesting picks this year.

  • Over 200 more bird species at risk of extinction: Study

    Washington: More than 200 bird species in six rapidly developing regions are at risk of extinction despite not being included on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of at-risk species, according to a new study.

  • New computer model to accurately predict flight delays

    New York: The dreaded last-minute flight delays may soon become a thing of the past, thanks to a new computer model developed by scientists that can more accurately and quickly predict airline delays than traditional networks.

  • Molecules on phone can unveil your lifestyle: Study

    Los Angeles: The molecules that you leave on your smartphone can be used to construct your personalised lifestyle ‘read-out’ – including diet, preferred hygiene products, health status and locations visited, a new study suggests.

  • Demonetisation effect: Kejriwal demands rollback, SC-monitored probe

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today demanded a Supreme Court-monitored probe into the demonetisation scheme, terming it as a “fraud” aimed at benefiting a “particular political party”, a veiled reference to BJP.

  • A revolutionary step may have initial hiccups: M Venkaiah Naidu

    New Delhi: Stressing that any shortage in supply of currency is being taken care of by the government, Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said that a revolutionary or transformative step may have initial hiccups, but it gives long-term gains.

  • Pakistan Army shells Indian posts in Jammu and Kashmir

    Jammu: The Pakistan Army on Tuesday resorted to heavy shelling and automatic gunfire at Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesperson said.

  • Demonetisation effect: Nepal PM Prachanda dials Modi, seeks help

    Kathmandu: Nepal Premier Prachanda has telephoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought an arrangement so that Nepalese holding a huge stock of banned high denomination Indian bank notes could swap them with legal currency in the country.

  • Indian-origin Sikh student shot dead in US

    San Francisco: A 17-year-old Indian-origin Sikh boy has been shot dead when he was returning home from work, prompting police to launch an investigation.

  • Mamata Banerjee flays move to put indelible ink

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today flayed the decision to put indelible ink on the people withdrawing money from banks and said it showed that this government “distrusts” the common people.