Free Press Journal
  • Bill against outsourcing jobs reintroduced in US Congress

    Washington, A bipartisan Bill was today reintroduced in the US Congress to make companies that move call centres overseas ineligible for grants or guaranteed loans from the government, a move aimed at curbing the transfer of jobs to nations like India.

  • Twitter to live stream e-sports

    New York: Twitter has partnered with ESL and Dreamhack — two of the biggest organisations in the pro-gaming world — to live stream tournaments and other e-sports events.  More than 15 events in the ESL One, Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) and DreamHack circuits will be live streamed globally on Twitter and connected devices.

  • I don’t think Swara gets her due: Sonam Kapoor

    Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor believes her “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” co-star Swara Bhaskar is an outstanding actress but her work hasn’t been acknowledged much as it should be.

  • BJP’s ‘sipahi’ Gajendra Chauhan says ‘played 20-20 match’ in FTII

    Mumbai: Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) chairman Gajendra Chauhan on Friday said he is a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ‘sipahi’, adding his ideology is same as the saffron party. Chauhan told ANI that the government was happy with his work and added that he did his best as the chairman of FTII.

  • Kerala government announces 20 lakh free internet connections

    Thiruvananthapuram: Internet would be made the right of the people and two million “poor families” will get free access to the web, Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Issac said while presenting the budget for 2017-18 in the state assembly on Friday

  • Mumbai civic polls: Will Shiv Sena and BPJ’s personal battle hamper the city’s development plans?

    Both BJP and Shiv Sena ran a pre poll election campaign with their main agenda being development and with both the parties failing to get a clear majority and as these parties are involved in the war for power the agenda of development is slowly but surely been taken over by all the chaos that is created around the parties forming majority and who will be the Mayor.

  • India finished fifth with five medals at ISSF World Cup

    New Delhi: India ended their campaign in the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup (Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun) with five medals, including one Gold, two Silver and two Bronze medals here at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range on Thursday.

  • Mumbai: MMRC to have driverless trains for Metro 3

    Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) has a big surprise in store for mumbaikars. The most controversial project Metro 3, referred also as Colaba-Bandra-Seepz Metro, has been in the state government’s pipeline for many years. The city’s first underground metro corridor that would connect Colaba with SEEPZ via Bandra will have advanced system that will run Metro 3 trains without any drivers.

  • Justice Arjit Pasayat: Rs 70,000 crore black money unearth since Note ban

    Deputy Chairman of Supreme Court appointed SIT on black money, Justice Arijit Pasayat, said Black money worth Rs 70,000 crore has been unearthed through different schemes of the government and the sixth report on it will be submitted to the Supreme Court in April. More than Rs 16,000 crore of the Rs 70,000 crore was detected after the probe launched into global leaks about Indians stashing funds abroad.

  • French Open reluctant to give Sharapova a wild card

    Johannesburg: Newly-elected president of the French Tennis Federation (FFT), Bernard Giudicelli, has indicated that they are reluctant to hand Maria Sharapova a wild card entry for this year’s Grand Slam tournament despite the embattled Russian tennis star returning from a doping ban.

  • Snapchat shares soar 44% on listing, valuation $28 billion

    New York: Snap Inc, the parent company of messaging app Snapchat, has gone public with stocks soaring 44 per cent on their first day of trading and valuing the company at $28 billion, the media reported on Friday.

  • Fishermen injured in crude bomb attack

    Rameswaram: Two fishermen who were fishing in a mechanised boat suffered serious injuries after some unidentified persons, who came in a country boat, hurled country bombs at them near Appa Thivu in the Gulf of Mannar region this morning, police said.