Free Press Journal
  • Rahul Gandhi denied permission to visit Saharanpur

    New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been denied permission to visit Saharanpur, where a caste conflict had erupted in which many Dalits were allegedly targeted. The confirmation of this development has been given by Additional Director General of Police Law and Order Aditya Mishra to ANI. Gandhi was supposed visit Saharanpur to take stock of the prevailing situation. Clashes occurred on Tuesday after Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati’s visit to

  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Facts about the venues that will blow your mind

    Despite several efforts to kill it off over the last decade, the Champions Trophy is back in 2017 and the matches will take place at three grounds across England and Wales over the first half of June — The Oval in London, Edgbaston in Birmingham and the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff, Wales.

  • Smartphones, TVs with three times resolution in the offing

    Los Angeles:  Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have developed a new colour-changing surface that could increase the resolution for TVs, smartphones and other devices by three times. Video screens are made up of hundreds of thousands of pixels that display different colours to form the images. With current technology, each of these pixels contain three subpixels – one red, one green, one blue. Now, researchers from the University of Central Florida

  • Sad over recent IT layoffs, says Narayana Murthy

    Bengaluru: Founder  Chairman of Infosys N R Narayana Murthy today expressed sadness over the IT companies laying off their employees as part of their cost cutting strategy. “…It is sad…,” Murthy told in an email reply to a PTI query about recent IT layoffs. Murthy, however, did not elaborate on the matter. Infosys had announced that it could hand out pink slips to hundreds of mid and senior-level employees as it carries

  • CBI names Shahabuddin as accused in journalist murder case

    Muzaffarpur: The CBI today named former RJD MP and strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin as an accused in the journalist Rajdeo Ranjan murder case. As per the CBI Special court’s order, Shahabuddin was produced in the court of Special Judge Anupam Kumari here through video-conferencing facility. Shahabuddin is the 10th accused in the murder case. The CBI Special court had on May 22 issued the production warrant against Shahabuddin on the plea of CBI

  • Mumbai: Soon, scan your mobile at ATVM for a ticket

    Mumbai: The Railway department in Mumbai is planning to make some changes in the ATVM machine at stations. If the changes are implemented, one can scan mobile, and get a daily ticket printed within a second. The facility is being planned keeping in mind the crowd at ticket windows.

  • UP a big state, trying our best to make it safe: BJP

    Ghaziabad: Uttar Pradesh minister Suresh Khanna on Friday averred that the Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath-led Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) is leaving no stone unturned is providing a safe environment to its people. Khanna said that whosoever commits crime in Uttar Pradesh will be brought to book and prosecuted as per law of the land. “It is a big state, we are trying our best to provide safe environment. No matter who it is, if

  • Sudirman Cup 2017: India crash out post losing 0-3 to China

    Queensland: In a major blow, India crashed out of the Sudirman Cup mixed team badminton championship after going down 0-3 against 10-time champions China in their quarter-final clash here at the Gold Coast on Friday.

  • Grace marks row: CBSE to not move SC against HC order

    New Delhi: In a major relief to students, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will not move the Supreme Court to challenge the Delhi High Court instructions stating that evaluation for the class 10 and 12 board exams this year should be done as per the grace marks policy. Aiming to check high cut-offs in colleges, the CBSE had scrapped the moderation policy under which grace marks are given to the

  • Is Mani Shankar Aiyar adding to Separatist agenda, asks BJP

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday questioned Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar if he was adding to the agenda of separatism by meeting with separatist leaders Shabir Shah and Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.

  • Sikh men thrashed: Legal action was taken, assures Rajasthan SP

    New Delhi: The Rajasthan Police has assured that legal action was taken by the local cops at the time when Sikh men were allegedly beaten up by local residents of Chainpura in Ajmer district.

  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017: 8 bowlers to watch out for

    With pitches getting more benign these days, cricket is more a batsman’s game than ever. But you still need bowlers to get those wickets and win the matches. England, for a change, should provide a level field to bowlers because of the seam assisting elements in the pitch and weather conditions.

  • Special Jaya tea stall on the sets of Badho Bahu!

    Jaya Ojha who plays Lucky’s mother Malti in Badho Bahu recently famous for her tea on the sets and the cast just can’t have enough of it. Speaking more about this, the lady herself says, “Actually on every set, I make my own tea, especially after the lunch break when you feel sleepy.

  • Mumbai: FYJC admissions to begin from Monday, with extra emphasis on improved online process

    Mumbai: The state education department of Maharashtra will for the first time use a new online system for the first leg of FYJC admissions, which will begin in Mumbai from Monday. The new online process will make it easier for students to apply. The Bombay High Court had come hard on the state government following last year’s troubles for students regarding the admissions. The government’s firm Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Limited (MKCL) has

  • Mark Zuckerberg’s dating advice to Harvard grads will make you to call your crush

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was in the Harvard University, where he dropped out 12 years ago to focus on the social media giant, on Thursday to receive an honorary degree and give a graduation speech. Here he talked about fighting inequality, strengthening the global community and also how the future generation can bring purpose to the world. Zuckerberg soon got nostalgic about his college days. In his over all speech what we like the