Free Press Journal
  • Sensex crashes 509 points to end at over 1-month low on global trade woes

    Mumbai: Market benchmark BSE Sensex crashed 509 points to close at more than one-month low of 37,413.13 due to heavy losses in metal, auto and financial stocks as investors fretted over heightened global trade war concerns. Besides, the rupee hit yet another new lifetime low of 72.73 against the dollar (intra-day) at the forex market, which also triggered selling in equities pace towards the close. Amid continuous foreign capital outflows, the 30-share barometer

  • Afghanistan: 5 people killed in suicide attack on protesters

    Jalalabad: At least five people were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up among protesters in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, an official said, in the latest violence to hit the country. Another 30 were wounded in the blast in Nangarhar province, where people had blocked a highway in protest over the appointment of a local police chief, provincial governor spokesman Ataullah Khogyani said.

  • Rupee continues its free fall hits record low of 72.73, drops 28 paise against US dollar

    Mumbai: Continuing its slide, the rupee Tuesday hit yet another record low of 72.73 against the US dollar, falling 28 paise in late afternoon trade on strengthening American currency as crude oil prices went past the USD 78 a barrel mark. Besides, unabated foreign fund outflows, sharp plunge in domestic equities with the benchmark Sensex crashing by over 500 points, too, weighed on the domestic unit, dealers said.

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    ‘Daughter Shaheen attempted suicide at the age of 12-13’, reveals Mahesh Bhatt

    Veteran filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is gearing up for his upcoming movie The Dark Side Of Life: Mumbai City. Mahesh Bhatt while interacting with media, revealed some personal details about his daughter Shaheen who attempted suicide when she was 12 or 13-years-old “My daughter Shaheen, Alia’s elder sister, she, at the age of 16 discovered finally that she is suffering from clinical depression. In October, she is launching her own memoir in which she

  •  Indian-American researcher awarded $6.5Mn to identify cancer biomarkers

    Washington: The US National Cancer Institute has give the “Outstanding Investigator Award” to Professor Arul Chinnaiyan, from the University of Michigan, and $6.5 million in funding over seven years, to identify cancer biomarkers to improve diagnosis and develop new targeted therapies.

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    Is Lord Ganesha married? Here’s all you need to know

    Lord Ganesha is one of the celestial deities holding the divine prominence in Vedic scriptures. The elephant-headed god rides a mouse and is worshipped by all sects. He is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. He is believed to be the lord of success and destroyer of obstacles and is worshipped as the god of wisdom and wealth. The marital status of Ganesha varies widely in mythological stories. In South

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    Kerala nun rape case: Protest against Bishop of Jalandhar enters day 4

    Kochi: The protest against Bishop of Jalandhar, Franco Mulakkal, who is accused of allegedly raping a nun, has entered the fourth day in Kochi today. The nuns are demanding action against the Bishop. Being staged at the High Court Junction bus station, the protest has been called by the Joint Christian Council. The protesting nuns have claimed that they are not getting help from the police, church authorities and the government.

  • Government implements HIV and AIDS Act 2017

    New Delhi: A crucial legislation for ensuring equal rights to persons affected by HIV and AIDS in getting treatment, admission in educational institutions and jobs has come into force. The Ministry of Health has announced implementation of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Act through a gazette notification issued on Monday.

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    Kerala: 4,778 people still in 120 relief camps   

    Thiruvananthapuram: A month after Kerala was devastated by unprecedented rains and floods, 4,778 people are still in 120 relief camps, authorities said on Tuesday. According to the Disaster Management State Control Room, the rains and floods have claimed 491 lives since May 29 while 14 persons remain missing.

  • Pakistan summons Indian diplomat over ceasefire violations

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday summoned India’s acting Deputy High Commissioner to protest the “unprovoked ceasefire violations” across the Line of Control by the Indian forces that resulted in the death of a Pakistani villager.

  • Jeep Compass Could Get Sunroof; Black Pack Edition Launch Soon

    After launching the Jeep Compass Bedrock Edition a couple of months ago, the American carmaker is planning to launch another special edition of its highest selling product in India. Called the Jeep Compass Black Pack, it gets black treatment on the 17-inch alloy wheels, outside rearview mirrors and on the interior setup, including the dashboard and the upholstery.

  • Tata Tiago NRG Spotted Ahead Of September 12 Launch

    A few days back we reported that Tata will launch a Tiago-based cross-hatch in the country in the form of the Tiago NRG on September 12. Now, just ahead of its launch tomorrow, the cross-hatch version of the Tiago has been spotted plying on the roads of Hyderabad.

  • Telangana: 52 killed including children, 20 injured as bus falls into gorge in Jagtail

    Hyderabad: In a ghastly tragedy, as many as 52 people were killed and more than 20 others injured when a state-run overcrowded bus fell into a gorge in Telangana’s Jagtial district on Tuesday. The bus belonging to the Telangana State Road Transport Corp (TSRTC) fell off Kondagattu Ghat Road while returning from Anjaneya Swamy temple atop Kondagattu Hills, about 190 km from Hyderabad.

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    Kerala nun rape case: Victim seeks justice from the Vatican

    Kochi: The nun, who levelled rape allegations against Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulackal, has appealed to the Vatican seeking justice. In a seven-page letter dated September 8 addressed to the Apostolic Nunciature – the representative of the Holy See in India – the nun described the ordeal she allegedly went through at the hands of the Bishop. She also mentioned about the trauma that she has been facing ever since she spoke about

  • Aadhaar software hacked, sanctity jeopardized: Congress

    New Delhi: Amid reports of alleged breach of the Aadhaar database, the Congress on Tuesday said the sanctity of the unique identification system was jeopardized. The party’s remarks came after an investigation by HuffPost India revealed that the Aadhaar database, which contains the biometrics and personal information of over one billion Indians, “had been compromised by a software patch which disables critical security features of the software used to enrol new Aadhaar

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    ‘Namaste England’ song Tere Liye: Arjun Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra’s romance creates love in the air

    New Delhi: The first track from Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra starrer ‘Namaste England‘ is out and the romantic number is all about the romantic rendezvous and crackling chemistry between the lead characters. Titled ‘Tere Liye’, the video of the song is set against the colourful backdrop of Punjab. Penned by Javed Akhtar and composed by Mannan