Free Press Journal
  • Steve Jobs lied about naming Apple Lisa after daughter

    California: In her upcoming memoir, Lisa Brennan-Jobs, late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs’ daughter has revealed that her father lied about naming a computer after her. Apple Lisa was released in 1983 and as Lisa-Brennan Jobs was born in 1978, it was inferred that the computer was named after her, Mashable reported.

  • Assam NRC row: TMC delegation detained at Silchar Airport

    Silchar (Assam): A Trinamool Congress delegation which reached here today to assess the situation in Assam in the wake of the publication of the complete draft of the NRC was stopped at the airport, official sources said.

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    Maratha quota stir: 3 arrested from Goa over Navi Mumbai violence

    Panaji: Three persons were arrested today in Goa for their alleged involvement in the violence during the Maratha reservation agitation on July 25 in Navi Mumbai in Maharashtra, police said. The Maratha reservation stir in Navi Mumbai had turned violent on July 25 and it also led to the death of a 21-year-old man, Rohan Todkar, who was allegedly assaulted by a mob on that day.

  • Sensex plunges 356 pts, Nifty drops below 11,300-mark

    Mumbai: Benchmark Sensex tanked 356 points to close at a one-week low of 37,165.16 today, while the NSE Nifty ended below the 10,300-mark on widespread selling amid weak global cues.  Asian and European stocks dropped as the latest escalation in the Sino-US trade spat weighed on investor sentiment.

  • Indo-American millionaire Robin Raina brings hope to homeless

    Delhi: Robin Raina, Ebix CEO and founder of charity organisation Robin Raina Foundation (RRF), announced 300 concrete houses for the homeless on his birthday, 31st July. The day saw the laying down of foundation stone of these houses in Bhawana Slum under RRF’s Mahatma Gandhi Homes Initiative, which has already provided 6000 homes to the underprivileged.

  • DMK leader M.K. Stalin comforts hotel staff attacked by party members

    Chennai: DMK leader M.K. Stalin on Thursday visited the R.R. Anbu Biryani restaurant here and comforted the owner and employees who were attacked by party members over the weekend. Stalin was accompanied by former Union Telecom Minister and Propaganda Secretary A. Raja and other colleagues.

  • India vs England 1st Test Day 2: India bowl out England for 287

    Birmingham: England could add just two runs to their overnight total of 285 runs in their first innings before being bundled out on the second morning of the opening Test at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground here on Thursday. India needed just 10 balls on the second day to end England’s innings, that slipped from a comfortable 216/3 to 287.

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    Odisha: Police launch manhunt for man who raped college student

    Balasore: The Balasore police today launched a manhunt to nab a person who allegedly raped a college girl after administering an injection to her before committing the crime. The incident occurred on July 28 when the girl, a first year student, was going to Gopalpur College under Khantapada police station area in Balasore district.

  • Imran Khan gets MQM-P support to form government

    Islamabad: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) has decided to join Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to form the federal government, the media reported. MQM-P convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui confirmed the news on a Geo TV programme on Wednesday. “Yes, we have agreed to cooperate with them (the PTI) for the formation of (a coalition) government at the Centre,” he said.

  • Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day amid chaos over Assam NRC issue

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was on Thursday adjourned for the day soon after it met post lunch amid pandemonium over the Assam NRC issue. The Upper House was scheduled to take up a short duration discussion on the “Recent increase in MSP for Kharif crops and challenges in agriculture”, to be initiated by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah.

  • 2G Spectrum Allocation Case: Delhi HC grants more time to Essar promoters to file reply

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday accepted Essar promoters’ plea for more time to file their reply to CBI’s appeal against their acquittal in the 2G spectrum allocation case. Justice Najmi Waziri granted an additional four weeks to Essar promoters Anshuman Ruia and Ravi Ruia and listed the matter for further hearing on October 9.

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    Aparshakti Khurrana roped in Kriti Sanon-Kartik Aaryan-starrer ‘Luka Chuppi’

    After sharing screen space with Aamir Khan in ‘Dangal’ and dabbling with a couple of other Bollywood films, now, Aparshakti Khurrana will be seen in three films back-to-back this August. One of them is Dinesh Vijan’s production Stree and now we hear that the producer has roped the actor for another film. We are talking about ‘Lukka Chuppi’ starring Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon.

  • Delhi: Student stabbed by fellow student in government school

    New Delhi: A student was stabbed at a government school here on Thursday by a fellow student following a fight, police said. The incident occurred at around 8 a.m inside the Government Sarvodaya Boys Senior Secondary School in east Delhi’s Krishna Nagar.