Free Press Journal
  • Dhirubhai Ambani Aerospace Park bags India’s biggest FDI in defence

    Nagpur (Maharashtra): The Dhirubhai Ambani Aerospace Park (DAAP) coming up with an capital investment of Rs 6,500 crore in partnership with Dassault Aviation will be the biggest FDI in the Indian defence sector till now, top officials said here on Friday.

  • One-man commission probing Jayalalithaa’s death takes charge

    Chennai: Justice A Arumughaswamy, appointed by the Tamil Nadu government to inquire into the circumstances leading to the hospitalisation of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, assumed charge today. The assuming of office by the retired judge of the Madras High Court would be followed by a notification calling for information on the agenda of the one-man inquiry commission.

  • Amazon says recorded better than expected earnings; here are full details

    Amazon announced its third quarter earnings that surpassed Wall Street’s expectations, as shoppers went on ‘Amazon’s’ website at its “Prime Day” promotions and bought groceries from its newly acquired chain Whole Foods Market. The company also said on Thursday that it expects sales to rise during the busy holiday-shopping season. Its shares soared 7 per cent in extended trading after releasing the results.

  • Pre-order iPhone X in India: Price, specifications and all you need to know

    Apple’s first all-screen smartphone, iPhone X, is now up for pre-orders in India as a part of the first wave of pre-bookings. The phone will go on sale from November 3, in India. The iPhone X pre-orders started from 12.30 pm in India. And e-commerce majors, Flipkart and Amazon have already made their pre-order page live. Users can also head to Apple resellers and other partner outlets to pre-book

  • Sebi orders forensic audit of Pacific Finstock

    New Delhi, Markets regulator Sebi has ordered forensic audit of Pacific Finstock Ltd (PFL) after finding prima facie evidence of misrepresentation of financials by it. PFL is among the firms against which Sebi initiated action on August 7 by ordering trading restrictions, following receipt of a list of 331 suspected shell companies from the government.

  • Statement on Rahul Gandhi, Modi Government misinterpreted: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut

    New Delhi: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Friday said that his statement lauding Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Centre was misinterpreted. The Sena leader had yesterday said that Rahul Gandhi was capable of leading the country and stressed that the Narendra Modi-wave had faded.

  • Kangana Ranaut as Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi

    See Pics! Kangana Ranaut looks royal on the sets of ‘Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi’

    Kangana Ranaut is a self-made Superstar. Despite various controversies surrounding her, she sits pretty on the throne of Bollywood after delivering successful films such as ‘Tanu weds Manu Returns’, ‘Queen’, and ‘Tanu weds Manu’. And recently her film, ‘Simran’ scored fairly well at the box office. Although critics had panned ‘Simran’ they were extremely impressed with Kangana Ranaut‘s performance. The actor is presently shooting for her next film, ‘

  • MK Ganapathy suicide case: Karnataka BJP demands K J George’s resignation

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka BJP has demanded resignation of state minister K J George after he was named by the CBI in an FIR in the case of mysterious death of Deputy Superintendent of Police M K Ganapathy. Besides George, former IGP (Lokayukta) Pranov Mohanty and ex-ADG of police (state intelligence) A M Prasad have been named in the FIR. Ganapathy was found dead at Madikeri on July 7 last

  • Three quarters of new billionaires from India and China

    Geneva: The number of billionaires worldwide rose above 1,500 last year, a 10 per cent jump from 2015, due largely to a surge in Asia, according to Swiss banking giant UBS and auditors PwC which said three quarters of those who newly became billionaires in 2016 were from China and India.

  • Kerala Love Jihad Case: In latest video, Hadiya claims her life is in danger

    Mumbai: In a video that was released on Thursday you can see Akhila Ashokan aka Hadiya pleading to activist Rahul Eashwar to get her out, as she fears she will be killed anytime. Hadiya fears that her life is in danger. She was put in the protective custody of her parents after Kerala High Court annulled her marriage with Shain Jahan on charges of ‘love jihad’.

  • Imran Khan unveils party manifesto for general elections

    Islamabad, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has unveiled his party’s manifesto for the general elections, saying that he would ensure equal opportunities for growth, the media reported on Friday.

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    Ed Sheeran Asia tour: Here’s the final schedule and dates when he’ll be performing in India

    Ed Sheeran has given his fans a reason to look forward to in the coming month. The famous singer will start his Asia tour from November 11 in Singapore. Earlier, his team had to reschedule and cancel the concerts which were planned earlier. But his plans to visit India on November 19 remains intact. Ed Sheeran has rescheduled his Osaka, Tokyo and Manila tour dates. Osaka, Tokyo and Manila

  • WhatsApp takes EU flak over sharing user data with Facebook

    London, The European Union’s data regulator group has rapped WhatsApp for the “take it or leave it approach” it has taken regarding sharing of user data with the parent company Facebook. The EU data regulator has launched a taskforce to implement “a clear, comprehensive resolution” to comply with EU law, the Guardian reported on Thursday.

  • Senior journalist Vinod Verma arrested by Chhattisgarh Police in extortion case

    Ghaziabad: Senior journalist Vinod Verma was arrested early this morning from his residence hereby the Chhattisgarh Police over charges of extortion, police said. Verma, who earlier worked with BBC Hindi service, was picked at 3.30 am from Mahagun Mansion Apartments, Vaibhav Khand, Indirapuram by a team of Chhattisgarh Police with the help of Ghaziabad Police, Senior Superintendent of Police H N Singh said.