Free Press Journal
  • Srinagar: Internet services suspended in wake of Kathua protests

    Srinagar: Mobile Internet services have been temporarily suspended in Srinagar city, while the high-speed network was throttled in parts of south Kashmir today as a precautionary measure to check rumour mongering in the wake of recent protests demanding justice for the Kathua rape victim. A police official said the suspension of the mobile Internet facility is a precautionary measure for just few hours .

  • Chidambaram attacks government on fuel prices

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today slammed the Modi government over the high petrol prices, saying it has become clueless and floundering and is living off an oil bonanza. In a series of tweets, the former Finance Minister said the BJP boasts that it is ruling 22 states but why does the NDA government refuse to bring petroleum and petroleum products under GST.

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    Tripura CM slams Congress, CPI(M) for ‘maligning’ Amit Shah

    Agartala: Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has criticised the CPI(M) and the Congress for allegedly trying to malign BJP president Amit Shah following the death of special CBI judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya, who was hearing the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case.

  • Scientists find way to bend, stretch diamond Boston

    In a first, scientists have found that diamond can bend and stretch much like rubber, and snap back to its original form when grown in extremely tiny, needle-like shapes. Diamond is well-known as the strongest of all natural materials, and with that strength comes another tightly linked property: brittleness. The finding by researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US could open the door to a variety of diamond-based devices

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    Apple to donate to mark Earth Day

    San Francisco: In its mission to create a healthier planet through innovation, Apple on Friday announced a donation programme and debuted a disassembly robot “Daisy” as a part of its ongoing recycling effort. Ahead of Earth Day — which would be celebrated on April 22 — Apple said that for every device received at its stores and apple.com through the “Apple GiveBack” programme till April 30, the company would make a donation

  • US Senate narrowly confirms Donald Trump’s new NASA chief

    Washington: The US Senate has narrowly confirmed President Donald Trump’s pick to head the space agency NASA, over objections from Democrats who warned he lacked a technical background. Jim Bridenstine, a congressman from Oklahoma, US Navy veteran and former pilot, was confirmed on a 50-49 vote, and will become the 13th administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration seven months after Trump named him to lead the agency.

  • Less data requests from cops says Microsoft

    San Francisco: Microsoft received 22,939 legal requests for customer information from law enforcement agencies during the second half of 2017, which is a slight decrease from the previous six-month period, the company has said. In its biannual digital trust report released late on Thursday, Microsoft said that a majority of the law enforcement demands continued to come from a handful of countries, including the US, the UK, France, and Germany.

  • Fresh snowfall in Gulmarg, higher reaches of Kashmir

    Srinagar: Gulmarg and other areas in the higher reaches of Kashmir received fresh snowfall today, while the plains in the valley, including the summer capital Srinagar, were lashed by rains. Fresh snowfall has been recorded in Gulmarg – the famous ski-resort in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, an official of the Meteorological Department here said.

  • Fakhar Zaman would look to play `natural game` against England, Ireland

    Lahore: Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman, who has received his maiden call-up in the national Test squad, has said that he will try to display his natural flamboyant style of batting if he is given an opportunity to play against Ireland and England.

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    Karnataka: FIR registered against BJP MLA Sanjay Patil for calling polls are about Hindus and Muslim

    Belgaum: An FIR was registered against Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Sanjay Patil on Friday on charges of delivering a provocative speech in Belagavi. Patil, while addressing a gathering in Karnataka’s Belagavi yesterday, said that the upcoming elections in the state is not about roads, water or other issues but about Hindus vs Muslims, Ram Mandir vs Babri Masjid.

  • James Comey memos on Trump released to Congress

    Washington: A series of explosive memos prepared by former FBI director James Comey detailing US President Donald Trump’s alleged efforts to influence the bureau’s expanding investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 elections have been submitted to Congress.

  • IPL 2018: With 371 million, 11th season witnesses highest-ever opening week viewership

    The 11th-edition of India’s cash-rich tournament, the Indian Premier League 2018, has started with a bang with its best teams clashing against each other. There is no hidden fact that the IPL is one of the biggest sporting events in India and now it is proven with new viewership record. According to BARC report, IPL 2018 has become the most watched edition, as far as the opening

  • Dozens suffer minor injuries in Salzburg train accident

    Berlin: Police say dozens of people suffered minor injuries in a train accident in the Austrian city of Salzburg. Austria’s APA news agency reported today that the accident occurred when additional cars were being attached to a stationary train and were apparently driven in at too high a speed.

  • Conflicts due to communication breakdown, trust deficit says Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

    Washington: All global conflicts are mainly because of communication breakdown and trust deficit and addressing these two issues is the key to resolving conflicts, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has said. The spiritual guru, who has personally been instrumental in resolving some global conflicts, said the key to his effort is “we speak to people” and tell them that “we understand” them.

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    TCS shares soar 6.5% after Q4 earnings

    New Delhi: Shares of TCS today jumped 6.5 per cent after the company reported a 4.4 per cent rise in March quarter net profit and guided towards a better show in fiscal 2019. The stock, after making a positive opening, further soared 6.55 per cent to hit its 52-week high of Rs 3,399.90 on BSE.

  • LGBT activists in London denounce homophobia

    London: Activists gathered in London on Thursday for a protest denouncing homophobia and calling for the decriminalization of homosexuality in Commonwealth countries. Images captured by an epa photojournalist on the ground showed members and supporters of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community holding placards outside of Commonwealth House as part of an action condemning homophobia, Efe reported.