Free Press Journal
  • Facebook, Google activate SOS features after Barcelona attack

    Madrid: Soon after the Barcelona attack that left 13 people dead, Facebook and Google activated their safety check features to let users in the vicinity inform their friends that they were safe and get nearby support. Facebook created a page, titled “The attack in Barcelona, Spain” which users used to “check in as safe”, The Telegraph reported on Thursday. Recently launched SOS alert feature by Google gave people up-to-date news and information

  • Zayn Malik doesn’t believe in social media

    London: Singer Zayn Malik says social media has become “ridiculous” and he has no faith in it anymore. The 24-year-old musician says everyone is entitled to their opinion but forcing one’s ideas on others is what is creating problems around, reported FemaleFirst.

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    Woman nose slit off as she refuses to work as bonded labour

    Sagar: In a shocking incident, the nose of a woman was allegedly slit off at the Renvjha village in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar district by two people named Narendra Rajput and Sahab Singh as she, along with her husband, refused to work as bonded labourer. Reportedly, when the woman was taking her husband to the hospital for treatment after the accused allegedly beat him for denying doing household and field work, the attackers

  • Vishal Sikka resigns as Infosys CEO, MD

    Bengaluru: Vishal Sikka on Friday resigned as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director of global software major Infosys Ltd, the company announced.

  • Mumbai: Woman journo chased by bikers in Andheri, police makes sure she’s safe

    Mumbai: A 25-year-old journalist Asira Tarannum was chased by two men on a bike in Andheri on Wednesday. Asira Tarannum boarded a rickshaw from Chitrakoot Grounds in Andheri, after which two men started riding their scooter next to the rickshaw. The two men made lewd gestures at her and also suggested that she should accompany them. She threatened to go to the police but they still continued to chase her.

  • Rohan Bopanna-Ivan Dodig reaches quarters of Cincinnati Masters

    New Delhi: Rohan Bopanna and his Croatian partner Ivan Dodig reached the quarterfinals of the Cincinnati Masters after edging past Juan Sebastian Cabal and Fabio Fognini in a tight contest. The seventh seeds Bopanna and Dodig, who ended finalists at the Rogers Cup last week in Montreal, rallied to humble the Colombian-Italian combo 5-7 7-5 10-8 in a second round match.

  • Sportier Honda Jazz Revealed In Europe. Will It Come To India?

    The 2018 Honda Jazz facelift has made its European debut online ahead of the public premiere at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor show in September. For the uninitiated, the facelift made its debut earlier this year in May in Japan followed by its Thailand debut. And in June, it was introduced in the North American market (known as Fit there).

  • Mumbai: Trade license process to go digital from Monday

    Mumbai: In good news for traders across the city, they can now apply for their licenses for shops and establishments without taking their files from one official to another in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). The online system will issue the license in just two days if all the documents are in place and verified.

  • Dharmendra debuts on Twitter

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Dharmendra has made his debut on social media website Twitter and his actor son Sunny Deol has welcomed him.

  • Amit Shah is all praises for capping of knee-transplant price

    New Delhi: In the wake of the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) reducing the selling price of knee implants by almost 70 per cent, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah has appreciated the move by the Narendra Modi-led Central Government and said the Centre is making effort to help the poor in the country.

  • Mumbai Ganeshotsav: Organisers and BMC at loggerheads over pending pandal permissions

    Mumbai: In a week leading up to the Ganeshotsav, a major fight has broken out between Brihanmumbai Sarvajanik Ganeshutsav Samanvay Samiti and the Brihanumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). They are again at loggerheads with each other over permissions for setting up pandals in the city. The Samiti claims that officials from the BMC have objected to putting up banners and digging holes for setting up the pandals for the Lord Ganesha festival.

  • Blue Whale challenge: Goa Police issues advisory for parents

    Panaji: The suicides of two youngsters in Kerala and Maharashtra while playing the Blue Whale challenge, has forced the Goa Police to issue a formal advisory to parents on safeguarding their wards from playing the online game.

  • Deepa opposes plans to convert Jayalalithaa’s residence into memorial

    Chennai: Late chief minister J Jayalalithaa’s niece J Deepa has opposed the Tamil Nadu government’s plans to convert her aunt’s residence here into a memorial, saying she would take legal steps against it. Chief Minister K Palaniswami had yesterday announced that his government would appoint a commission of inquiry to probe the death of Jayalalithaa and convert her ‘Veda Nilayam’ residence into a memorial. Deepa said she has the “moral and legal