Free Press Journal
  • 12 injured as terrorists open fire near Peshawar University

    Peshawar: At least 12 people have been reportedly injured in a firing incident in Peshawar’s Agriculture Directorate located next to a hostel of the Peshawar University on Friday.

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    Mumbai: BMC to not tax city slums

    Mumbai: In a major relief to the slum dwellers in Mumbai, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation ( BMC) put on hold its plan of imposing the tax on slums. However, at a time when the cash-strapped civic body is trying to create more sources of income, this step will force it to give up on an expected annual revenue of Rs 250 crore. This comes following the pressure put on the civic body

  • Data-friendly Twitter ‘Lite’ now available in 24 countries

    San Francisco: After a successful trial in the Philippines, Twitter is rolling out its data-friendly “Lite” Android version in 24 countries across Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America.

  • Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Karan Johar make it to Variety’s 500 most influential people in entertainment

    New Delhi: Superstars Salman Khan and Priyanka Chopra have made it to Variety’s list of 500 ‘influential business leaders shaping the global $2 trillion entertainment industry.’ Apart from them, 10 other Indians also feature in the list. The names include Karan Johar, Aditya Chopra, Ekta Kapoor, and the Ambani brothers, Sidharth Roy Kapur, Punit Goenka, Kishore Lulla, Uday Shankar and Subhash Chandra.

  • The UpperCrust Food and Wine Show

    What: The UpperCrust Food & Wine Show is the most-awaited culinary event – India’s first, finest, biggest, and most successful, in its 15th year now. The three-day food and wine extravaganza – with over 1,40,000 visitors, show cases the best in the business with 150 exhibitors in total. It features some of the finest products and services, from the food and beverage, and kitchen appliance industry- an exciting range of products by

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    Prince Harry, Meghan Markle set for first royal duty

    London: Prince Harry and his American actress fiancé Meghan Markle will visit a World Aids Day charity fair in Nottingham on Friday, as the couple’s first royal engagement.

  • Qualcomm files fresh lawsuits against Apple

    San Francisco: Global chip-maker Qualcomm has filed three fresh complaints against Apple in a US court, alleging violations on 16 different patents by the iPhone maker that includes the “super-premium” iPhone X.

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    OMG! Saira Banu urges people to pray for Dilip Kumar; read why

    The legendary Dilip Kumar, who has been in and out of hospital for some years now, is again unwell, this time with bronchial pneumonia. Worried and yet in control of the situation the Thespian’s devoted wife Saira Banu said, “Yusuf Saab is on intravenous. It’s bronchial pneumonia. Please pray that he gets well.”

  • India enter quarters of WSF World men’s team squash Championship

    New Delhi: Mahesh Mangaonkar did the star turn as eighth seed India edged out seventh seed Germany 2-1 and moved to the quarterfinal of the WSF World men’s team squash championship in Marseille, France. Mahesh, 23, had come on to the court when the score read 1-1 and everything depended on him if India was to progress.

  • Centre, states will ease norms to promote start-ups: DIPP Secretary

    Hyderabad: Central and state governments are working together to remove regulatory hurdles with a view to encouraging budding entrepreneurs in the country, DIPP Secretary Ramesh Abhishek said today. At a session of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2017 here, Abhishek underscored the need for a differential treatment of sectors such as start-ups, smart technology and disruptive businesses.

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    Sensex recovers 140 points on positive GDP data

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex recovered over 140 points in early session today after fresh buying in bluechips triggered by positive GDP numbers for the September quarter amid mixed Asian cues.

  • Caution: The climax of Ragini MMS Returns will be too hot to handle!

    Ragini MMS Returns created quite a dhamaka with its launch in the digital space with 6 episodes streaming on the ALTBalaji app and the website and over 7 million views for the three episodes on Youtube. This #ALTBalajiOriginal has been one of the most anticipated shows with raving reviews and viewers asking for more. Keeping in mind audience expectation and curiosity, the makers ensured that no stone was left unturned and so

  • Ashes 2017-18: England motivated by ‘headbutt’ laughs, says skipper Joe Root

    Adelaide: Captain Joe Root says England will use Australia’s glee over Jonny Bairstow’s headbutt controversy as motivation for tomorrow’s crucial second Ashes Test in Adelaide. The tourists were not amused over pictures of Steve Smith laughing while team-mate Cameron Bancroft recounted the England wicketkeeper’s “weird” headbutt greeting, following Australia’s 10-wicket first Test victory in Brisbane. While Root said it was important to move on from another unwelcome distraction following suspended star all-rounder

  • UP civic polls: Early gains for BJP

    Lucknow, The ruling BJP today established early gains in the Uttar Pradesh civic polls as counting of votes was in progress for all the 652 urban local bodies. For the mayoral elections, the saffron party forged ahead on almost all the 16 seats from where trends were available after an hour of counting.