Free Press Journal
  • Comply with Indian laws, IT Minister tells WhatsApp CEO

    New Delhi : Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday told WhatsApp CEO Chris Daniels to comply with the Indian laws and take “suitable” steps to prevent misuse of the instant messaging platform in the country.

  • Trump doesn’t hire best people, feel Americans

     Washington : US President Donald Trump repeatedly said during the 2016 election that he would “hire the best people” for his administration, but a new poll found that most Americans don’t think he delivered on that promise.

  • No one questioned Modi’s surprise visit to Pak: Sidhu

    Pak PM Imran Khan on Tuesday thanked Sidhu for attending his oath taking and called those targeting him in India as “doing great disservice to peace in the subcontinent”.

  • SC shocked over 2L children missing from shelter homes

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed shock at the discrepancy in two surveys reflecting a difference of around two lakh children staying in child care institutions and said it was “very, very disturbing” that such children were being “treated” as mere numbers.

  • Australian PM survives leadership vote

    Canberra : Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday narrowly survived a leadership ballot vote by 48-35, that was put forth by Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton.

  • Cash-strapped Cong wants Ahmed to fill up party coffers

    New Delhi : In a major reshuffle in the Congress at the top, Rahul Gandhi gave a birthday gift to his mother’s former political secretary Ahmed Patel (69) by making him the party’s treasurer, a key post given only to the most trusted man of the party president. He had held the post as treasurer also from 1996 to 2000.

  • Trump fears perjury trap in Mueller interview

    Washington : President Donald Trump is expressing concern that anything he tells special counsel Robert Mueller under oath could be used to charge him with perjury as part of Mueller’s ongoing investigation into coordination between his 2016 presidential campaign and Russia.

  • Air India non-core assets to be shifted to SPV

    New Delhi: The government is looking at transferring Air India’s non-core assets and “unsusta- inable debt” to a special purpose vehicle as part of measures to revive the national carrier, a top official said on Tuesday.

  • GSK seeks mid-Sept bids for Horlicks India unit

    Mumbai : GlaxoSmithKline is seeking initial bids by mid-September for its India-focused Horlicks health nutrition business, which is expected to fetch more than $4 billion, according to sources.

  • 3 hurt in UK tube station shooting

    London: Three persons have been injured in a shooting incident outside an underground station in London, the police said.

  • Cong blasts Modi govt for weakening national security

    New Delhi : The Congress on Tuesday blasted the Modi government for compromising the safety and security of the nation by reducing the money spent on defence in 2017-18 as the lowest since 1962 when the India-China war was fought and fired three questions to the prime minister and the defence minister in making India weaker in terms of the national security.

  • Flipkart acquires AI startup Liv.ai

    Mumbai: Flipkart on Tuesday acquired Bengaluru-based artificial intelligence startup Liv.ai. to roll out voice-based shopping on its platform to compete with rival Amazon’s Alexa.

  • Huawei caught using a DSLR to fake smartphone selfies

    San Francisco :Chinese smartphone maker Huawei was left embarrassed when an actress from one of its commercials showcasing new Nova 3 smartphone posted behind-the-scene photos on Instagram, revealing a DSLR camera being used to take selfies and not the smartphone.

  • HDFC Asset Management Company profit up 25%

    New Delhi : HDFC Asset Management Company on Tuesday reported a 25 per cent surge in net profit at Rs 205.26 crore for three months ended June 30 this year.