Free Press Journal
  • Timing of cancer radiation therapy may minimise hair loss

    Washington: Hair loss in humans from toxic cancer radiotherapy and chemotherapy might be minimised if these treatments are given late in the day, scientists, including an Indian-origin researcher, have found.

  • Ex-Pak PM Ashraf submits unconditional apology to SC

    Islamabad: Former premier Raja Pervez Ashraf today submitted an unconditional apology to Pakistan’s Supreme Court in a case over alleged corruption in setting up rental power projects.

  • Spot fixing: Sreesanth, 10 others in 5 more days police custody

    New Delhi: Arrested Indian pacer S Sreesanth and 10 others, including two more cricketers of Rajasthan Royals franchise, were today remanded to police custody for five more days by a Delhi court for interrogation in connection with the IPL spot-fixing scandal case.

  • Practice makes perfect? Not so much

    Washington: The old adage “practice makes perfect” may not hold true, according to a new study which found natural talent and other factors likely play a role in mastering a complicated activity.

  • Rare fossils give insight into dinosaur brain development

    London: Fossil brain teaser! A new analysis of differently-aged brain fossils from the same species of dinosaur has revealed new insights into how the organ developed in the 150-million-year old creatures.

  • Zardari blames international forces for polls loss

    Lahore: President Asif Ali Zardari has blamed national and international forces for his Pakistan Peoples Party’s defeat in the landmark general elections.

  • Massive Moon explosion captured on NASA video

    Washington:  NASA cameras have captured video of the largest explosion it has ever seen on the moon, when a meteorite crashed into the lunar surface in a bright burst of light visible to the naked eye.

  • ‘Govt shielding cops involved in terror suspect’s death case’

    Barabanki (UP): Alleging that the Uttar Pradesh government was trying to “shield” the policemen involved in the terror suspect Khalid Mujahid’s case, his lawyer Randhir Singh Suman and social activist Sandeep Pandey today demanded the immediate relieving of the said officials.

  • IPL fixing: SC asks BCCI to bring errant elements to book

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today pulled up the BCCI for its “lackadaisical” approach in dealing with irregularities and spot-fixing in IPL and directed it to bring errant elements to book and restore glory of the gentleman’s game.

  • India, China have wisdom to solve border row, says Li

    New Delhi: Reiterating his belief that India and China should “shake hands across the Himalayas”, visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Tuesday said both countries “have the wisdom” to find a “fair, reasonable and mutually acceptable solution” to their festering boundary problem.

  • HC grants bail to Chautala to undergo pacemaker implant

    New Delhi: Former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala was today granted interim bail for six weeks by the Delhi High Court for undergoing pacemaker implant surgery at a hospital here.

  • India should open up economy more: US envoy

    India should open up economy more: US envoy: India should open up its economy more for eliminating poverty and achieve a higher rate of growth and allow foreign capital for building infrastructure, US ambassador Nancy Powell said.

  • Modi flays ‘food security bill’ wants centre to bear cost

    Patna: Describing the food security bill as ‘unilateral’ measure, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi today urged the centre to foot the entire cost for its implementation, as many states, including Bihar, will be hard pressed to generate resources to meet their share.

  • 90 killed as massive tornado rips through US city

    Houston/Washington: Over 90 people, including 20 children, were killed after a monstrous tornado ripped through the US city of Oklahoma, flattening entire neighbourhoods, crushing two elementary schools and turning the area into a war-zone.

  • Lawmakers call for Indo-US cooperation on homeland security

    Washington: Ahead of the India-US Strategic Dialogue, a bi-partisan group of over a dozen influential lawmakers from the powerful Congressional India Caucus today called for better American co-operation and support to New Delhi on homeland security and counter-terrorism issues.