Free Press Journal
  • Weight loss can boost memory: study

    Washington: Shedding pounds can not only make you healthier, it may also improve your memory, a new study has claimed.

  • ​Swiss govt says cannot revive laundering cases against Zardari

    Islamabad: The Swiss government has officially informed Pakistan that it cannot revive cases of alleged money laundering against President Asif Ali Zardari as the matter is time-barred, Law Minister Zahid Hamid has said.

  • Re depreciation may force car makers to hike prices

    New Delhi: Hit hard by rupee depreciation, automobile companies including Toyota and General Motors, are keeping options open to increase prices of their vehicles.

  • FDI dips by 6% to $ 5.47 bn in Jan-March 2013

    New Delhi: Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India has declined by six per cent to USD 5.47 billion during January-March quarter of the current calender year even as government is making efforts to promote the country as an investment destination.

  • Re snaps 2-day fall, up 7p vs $ ahead of US Fed policy outcome

    Mumbai: Erasing early losses, rupee today ended 7 paise higher at 58.70 — its first gain in three days — on recovery in local stocks and fresh dollar selling by exporters ahead of the outcome of US Fed policy meet.

  • ​Atul Singh elevated as Coke’s Deputy President, Pacific Group

    New Delhi: Beverages giant Coca Cola today announced significant changes in its organizational structure, promoting India and West Asia CEO and President, Atul Singh, as Deputy President of the company’s Pacific Group with effect from July 1.

  • Indian actions harming US industries and export

    Washington: Alleging that India’s “unfair trade practices” are harming US industries and exports, Aemrican lawmakers and business groups have asked the Obama Administration to raise their concerns with New Delhi.

  • Modi and ‘autocrat’, Rajnath ‘foxy’: Kulkarni

    New Delhi: In a clear indication that the tussle between senior leader L K Advani and Narendra Modi is far from over, the patriarch’s close aide Sudheendra Kulkarni has written an article dubbing the Gujarat Chief Minister as an “autocrat” who cares “two hoots” for the party.

  • BJP attacks Nitish for new-found love for Congress

    Patna: BJP today mounted a frontal attack on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for his “sudden love” for Congress and said that the day was not far off when JD(U) leaders, including Kumar, would raise slogans for Rahul Gandhi.

  • No secrecy, Delhi govt was informed of Guru’s execution: MHA

    Chennai: The Centre today informed the Madras High Court that the details of execution of condemned prisoners are conveyed to state governments concerned in advance and it was followed in the case of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.

  • Mamata alleges CPI(M)-Maoist plot to kill her

    Chandpara (WB): Blasting the CPI(M) for allegedly joining hands with Maoists to kill her in their bid to return to power, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today also charged the Marxists for being hand-in-glove with Congress and BJP in plotting against her.

  • It’s official! Clapping is contagious

    London: Clapping is contagious and the length of applause an audience gives depends on how other members of the crowd behave rather than the quality of a performance, scientists have found.

  • Faster growing babies have higher IQ: study

    Melbourne: Newborn babies who grow faster in the first four weeks are likely to have a higher IQ later in life, a new study has found.

  • US allows women to join Navy SEALS, Army rangers

    Washington: Women in the US will be able to join the Navy SEALS, Army Rangers and other specialised combat outfits under plans approved by the Pentagon to open up thousands of frontline jobs which were out of their reach till now.