Free Press Journal
  • SC sets aside Himachal HC order denying relief to IFS officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has set aside a high court order that had declined to interfere with a plea made by Indian Forest Service officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi seeking a stay on a criminal defamation complaint filed against him by Himachal Pradesh Chief Secretary Vineet Chawdhary.

  • Ahead of party launch, Bhaichung Bhutia says open to third front

    New Delhi: Former Indian footballer Bhaichung Bhutia, who is set to formally launch his political party on Thursday, has said that he is “open to” the idea of a federal front of regional parties but made clear that his priority would be to first defeat the ruling Sikkim Democratic Party.

  • Data Leaks: Google, Facebook face over $9 bn in fines under GDPR

    San Francisco: Withing hours of the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) taking effect on Friday, technology giants Google and Facebook have been hit with privacy complaints that could carry fines of up to $9.3 billion in total, a media report said.

  • CBSE result 2018: CBSE class 12th results announced; check scores on cbse.nic.in

    The Central Board of Secondary Education CBSE has declared the Central Board of Secondary Education CBSE Class 12 Board Results 2018 on its official website cbse.nic.in. According to ANI, the overall pass percentage is 83.01% & the top three regions are Trivandrum (97.32%), Chennai (93.87%) and Delhi (89%). Meghna Srivastava, from Ghaziabad, has topped the exams with 499 marks out of 500.

  • 7 children die due to measles virus in Pakistan

    Sindh (Pakistan): Seven children lost their lives due to measles virus in Sindh’s Kashmore-Kandhkot and Ghotki districts. As reported by The Tribune, two-year-old Riaz Malik, three-year-old Sadori Malik and four-year-old Ayesha Marwari after being infected with the virus for around a week succumbed to it on Friday. Further, two-year-old Shamail Malik died in a suburban locality of Tangwani taluka in the same district.

  • UBSE Results 2018: Uttarakhand Board declares results of Class 10, Class 11 and Class 12, check results at ubse.uk.gov.in

    The Uttarakhand Board of School Education (UBSE) has declared the results of Class 10, Class 11 and Class 12. The students who have appeared for the examination can check the result on the board’s official website ubse.uk.gov.in or uaresults.nic.in, the results can be accessed on uttarakhand.indiaresults.com. The Class 10 exams were conducted by UBSE from March 6 to March 24, Class 12 examination from March 5 to March 24. This year, a

  • Harsh Vardhan blames Congress for Sterlite protests

    New Delhi, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday blamed the previous Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for the violent anti-Sterlite protests in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi. At least 13 people were killed and more than 60 injured in the police firing during a protest against the construction of a new smelter plant by Sterlite copper mining Industries in Thoothukudi.

  • 2 hurt in Indiana middle school shooting; suspect detained

    Noblesville: Someone opened fire at a suburban Indianapolis middle school on Friday, injuring an adult and a child before the suspect was taken into custody, authorities said. The victims in the attack at Noblesville West Middle School were taken to hospitals in Indianapolis and their families were notified, Bryant Orem, a spokesman for the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, said in a news release.

  • Elon Musk ‘exactly wrong’ on AI: Ex-Google chief

    San Francisco, Tesla and SpaceX Founder Elon Musk’s skepticism about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its impact on human beings is “exactly wrong,” former Google CEO Eric Schmidt has said. Musk thinks that AI is bad for humanity and may spark World War III. “I think Elon is exactly wrong” about AI, Schmidt said during the “VivaTech” conference in Paris on Friday. “Musk is concerned about the possible misuse of this technology and