Free Press Journal
  • Internet outage leaves many disconnected in Germany

    London: Nearly 900,000 Deutsche Telekom customers of the German telecommunications were hit by network outages — an attack reportedly aimed at hijacking consumer routers, the media reported on Tuesday.

  • I am dying to show ‘Dangal’ to Salman Khan, says Aamir Khan

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan has never shied away from showing his love and appreciation for Salman Khan’s movies, may that be through his tears after watching ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ or his good words after ‘Sultan.’

  • Winter session: Lok Sabha disrupted repeatedly

    New Delhi, The Lok Sabha was disrupted repeatedly on Tuesday as opposition members created ruckus over the fiscal chaos following the demonetisation.

  • Vidya Balan to star in ‘Tumhari Sulu’

    Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan will be seen as a radio jockey (RJ) named Sulochana, fondly known as Sulu, in the upcoming film “Tumhari Sulu”.

  • RBI may front-load rate cut to Dec to support growth: DBS

    New Delhi: While global uncertainties and rupee volatility suggest first quarter of 2017 is a better time to ease rates, the Reserve Bank may bring forward the rate cut to December to support growth and tap favourable inflation outlook, says a DBS report.

  • Hope India, Pak will resolve water issue themselves: Ban Ki-moon

    United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed hope that India and Pakistan will bilaterally resolve issues over water-sharing, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the waters of Sutlej, Beas and Ravi rivers that rightfully belong to India will be stopped from going waste in Pakistan.

  • Mayawati questions need for demonetisation

    New Delhi: After the Centre introduced a Bill in the Lok Sabha that gives tax defaulters an opportunity to come clean by paying tax and penalties, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Tuesday said if the government had another voluntary income disclosure scheme, then they should not have pulled old 500 and 1,000 rupee notes out of circulation.

  • BEST wants compensation from MMRDA for lossses due to Metro work

    Contruction work for Metro stations will be costlier for, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), as Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST) is all set to ask for compensation for the losses that will incurr during Metro construction.

  • Narendra Modi leads Trump, Putin in Time’s ‘Person of the Year’ poll

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leading an online poll of readers choice for Time magazine’s ‘Person of the Year’ in 2016 honour, which has contenders like US President-elect Donald Trump, the outgoing US leader Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

  • Demonetisation: Paytm hitting more than five million transactions in one week

    New Delhi: Witnessing an exponential growth in terms of day-to-day transactions after demonetisation, Paytm is touching more than five million transactions in one week as compared to the combined average daily number of payment transactions seen by debit and credit cards in India.

  • Mumbai: Railways plan AC local train trail this December

    Mumbai: Suburban commuters waiting to enjoy AC in local trains in the city may just have to wait a bit longer. After successful trials in the Kurla carshed, the railways authorities now plan to take trails on the main railways tracks. The trails on tracks of AC local will be taken for a three months, starting from the first week of December.

  • Assam: Unique ‘frog wedding’ organised to appease rain god

    Guwahati (Assam): Lakhimpur witnessed an extraordinary event, where two souls were united solely with the intention of appeasing the rain god Indra, however, the bride and groom appeared to be without any embellishments and were silent throughout the ceremony as the bride was a frog and the groom a bamboo puppet!