Free Press Journal
  • Cross-LoC trade a source of terror funding: Jammu and Kashmir BJP

    Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir BJP unit today called for closure of cross-LoC trade, terming it a “source of terrorism funding”. The demand comes in the wake of reports that the National Investigation Agency (NIA), which is probing terror funding in Kashmir, may recommend closure of trade activities along LoC routes.

  • 16-year-old Chandigarh boy bags job at Google with annual salary of Rs 1.44 crore

    The internet giant Google has offered 1.44 crore annual package to 16-year-old boy from Chandigarh, Harshit Sharma, who completed Class 12th from Government Model Senior Secondary School (GMSSS), Sector 33 in Chandigarh will be joining the graphic designing team of the company in August in the US.

  • Cricketer Gautam Gambhir launches campaign to feed poor and hungry

    Gautam Gambhir is a fierce character on the field. From playing match-winning knocks in World T20 2007 and World Cup 2011 finals to leading his Indian Premier League (IPL) team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to glory twice, the left-handed batsman is known for his never-say-die attitude. Gambhir often left fans stunned with his patriotism and will go extra mile in attempt to help the needy. And his latest Twitter post proves it

  • Shah Rukh-Salman Khan clash, this time on the small screen

    Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan are the new BFFs in Bollywood. Since joining hands after their rift, both have been exchanging gifts and doing cameos in each other’s films. Their friendship seems to be blooming well and we hope it continues as SRKs ‘TED Talks: Nayi Soch’ is all set to clash with Salman Khan’s ‘Bigg Boss 11’.

  • Northeast floods: PM Modi announces Rs 2,350 crore relief package

    Guwahati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced a total package of Rs 2,350 crore for all north eastern states for mitigating the impact of floods in short and long term basis. Modi is on a day-long visit to Guwahati where he will meet the chief ministers of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Nagaland and with respective Cabinets to take stock of the latest flood situation.

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    BMC set to celebrate 125 years today, celebrations and interesting facts

    Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Asia’s richest Municipal Corporation is all set to mark 125 years since its construction. The heritage building has been painted, beautified and lit with LED lights. The civic body has planned a number of events on August 1 from 6:30 pm with the demonstrations of the newly installed lights at the main gate of the BMC building. The 125-year-old building has over the years undertaken several beautification jobs including repairs

  • Worth it! Mukesh Ambani is now the second richest man in Asia

    The richest man in India and second richest man in Asia Mukesh Ambani! Yes, Mukesh Ambani has touched the second position after he overtook Hong Kong realty magnet Li Ka-shing to emerge as Asia’s second-richest man, thanks to spectacular launch of Jio, 4G telecom venture of Reliance Industries. According to the Bloomberg’s Billionaire Index, Ambani’s net worth has risen to USD 34.8 billion (around Rs 2.2 lakh crore), making him the 19th

  • Opposition demands roll-back of LPG price hike

    New Delhi: Opposition parties on Tuesday demanded a roll-back of the central government’s decision to increase the price of subsidised cooking gas by Rs 4 per cylinder every month.

  • After shutting chatbot system, Facebook now acquires AI startup

    San Francisco: After shutting down one of its artificial intelligence (AI) systems as chatbots defied the human-generated algorithms and started communicating in their own language, Facebook has acquired an AI startup Ozlo to enhance its Messenger’s personal assistant.

  • Varun Gandhi questions MPs’ right to hike own salaries

    New Delhi: BJP member Varun Gandhi today questioned in the Lok Sabha a host of practices, including the lawmakers’ power to hike their own salaries and pass crucial bills like the Aadhaar legislation without much debate.

  • Ashwin regains 2nd spot in ICC Test rankings

    Dubai: Star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin regained the second spot in the bowlers’ list while left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja continued to hold on to the top spot in the latest Test rankings announced by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here on Tuesday.

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    Australia publishes report on campus sexual assault

    Canberra: More than half of Australia’s college students have experienced sexual harassment at least once, according to a report issued by the country’s Human Rights Commission on Tuesday.

  • Want to take credit for my success or failure: Aadar Jain

    New Delhi: Debutant Aadar Jain, who is the grandson of legendary actor-filmamker Raj Kapoor, says he does not take tips on acting from his family members as he wants to take credit for his success or failure in the industry on his own.