Free Press Journal
  • Trump’s cellphone use worries security experts

    Washington: Cellphone security experts say President Donald Trump, who blasted Hillary Clinton for using a personal email server, might be a walking magnet for eavesdropping and malware if he is using an unsecured cellphone to chat with foreign leaders.

  • French Open 2017: 10 hot WAGS of tennis superstars

    Paris is currently in French Open mood, the second Grand Slam event in the professional tennis circuit where the best of the best from the ATP Tour will clash for another classic installment.

  • Several factors responsible for decline in GDP growth: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: Several factors including the global situation were responsible for decline in GDP growth to 6.1 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2016-17, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today, dismissing suggestions that it was on account of demonetisation. The minister further said some slowdown was visible even prior to demonetisation of Rs 500/1000 currency notes announced by the government on November 8 last year. “Seven-eight per cent growth is fairly

  • Infiltration bids have fallen after surgical strikes: Rajnath Singh

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that infiltration bids by terrorists have fallen after the Army carried out surgical strikes across the LoC last year to wipe out terror launch pads. “There has been a fall in infiltration after the surgical strikes,” Rajnath Singh said here at the 15th Border Security Force’s (BSF) investiture ceremony.

  • Cases against Karti, Lalu kin on basis of evidence: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday rejected allegations that the recent raids and cases filed against former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram’s son Karti and RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his children were done out of political vendetta, and said investigative agencies work on a rational basis and on the basis of evidence.

  • Maha CM’s wife wants sanitary pads made by Self Help Groups out of GST

    Mumbai: Amruta Fadnavis, the banker wife of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, has demanded exemption from levying the GST on sanitary napkins prepared by Self Help Groups (SHGs). There is a raging debate about making sanitary napkins tax free, which are set to be taxed at 12 per cent under the upcoming tax regime.

  • ‘Spyder’ teaser out: Crawling creature steals the show

    The glimpse of ‘Spyder’ was supposed to be out yesterday (May 31), on the occasion of Mahesh Babu’s father Krishna’s birthday. But due to the demise of veteran Telugu filmmaker Dasari Narayan Rao, the makers changed the plan. And now, the much-awaited ‘Spyder’ teaser is out and fans just cannot stop going gaga over it. Though it was expected that we’ll get to see more of the lead hunk, looks like the

  • Priyanka Chopra_Met Gala

    Priyanka Chopra in fresh controversy, removes Holocaust Memorial selfies following backlash

    After Modi meet controversy, Priyanka Chopra has now been condemned for posting selfies featuring her and her brother at the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin. A memorial to 6 million Jews who were killed and buried in mass graves during Hitler’s regime, the 2,711 stone slabs are a place meant for memories and reflection.

  • ICC CT 2017: What to expect in the ‘mini World Cup’?

    The ICC Champions Trophy aka cricket’s ‘mini World Cup’ starts today in England and Wales. The hosts England will take on underdogs Bangladesh in the curtain raiser of the tournament at The Oval. The tournament will last for only 18 days and the cricket played will be exciting and enthralling. The eight teams participating in the tournament are all competitive and the contests will go down to the wire. India, the defending champions will

  • Demonetisation brings down GDP to 6.1 %. Did RBI and govt get it wrong?

    When the GDP data of the fourth quarter was released on Wednesday the most read headlines in the media was that India has lost the lost the fastest growing economy tag, though this might be true but that should be the least of all the concerns for the India government.

  • PM Modi, Putin summit: All eyes on Kundankulam nuclear power deal

    St Petersburg: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet today for an annual summit the highlight of which is expected to be the signing of an agreement to build the last two units of the Kundankulam nuclear power plant with Moscow’s help.

  • Big B wants smokers to kick the butt

    New Delhi: Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan has urged smokers to quit the cigarette addiction. The 74-year-old actor took to Twitter and shared a message, which states that smoking is a threat to development.

  • Mumbai: Student kills self for failing by 4 marks in HSC exams

    Mumbai: A Class 12 Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) student Dipti More, 18, committed suicide on Tuesday afternoon after checking her results. She committed suicide by hanging from the ceiling fan at her residence as she failed in her examinations.

  • NASA’s first mission to Sun renamed Parker Solar Probe

    Washington: NASA on Wednesday announced that it has renamed the Solar Probe Plus spacecraft – humanity’s first mission to a star, which will be launched in 2018 – as the Parker Solar Probe in honour of astrophysicist Eugene Parker. “This is the first time NASA has named a spacecraft for a living individual,” said Thomas Zurbuchen, Associate Administrator for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate in Washington.