Free Press Journal
  • Cong’s jibe at Modi govt over contribution for U’khand

    New Delhi: Congress today took a jibe at Narendra Modi government’s contribution of Rs two crore for flood-affected victims in Uttarakhand reminding it of the higher contribution made by other states.

  • 28 ‘Super 30’ students crack IIT-JEE entrance

    Patna: Carrying forward its legacy, 28 out of the 30 students of ‘Super 30’ institute have cracked the prestigious IIT entrance examination, results of which were declared today.

  • Dollar inflows, RBI intervention help Re recover by 30 paise

    Mumbai: The rupee today staged a smart recovery to end 30 paise higher at 59.27 on the back of hefty corporate inflows and dollar selling by banks at the behest of RBI, amid Finance Minister P Chidambaram’s assurance that there was no need for panic over the recent currency slide.

  • Online taxpayers may not need to send papers to CPC in B’lore

    Bangalore: Millions of taxpayers filing returns online may no longer have to send paper documents to the central processing unit here, with CBDT proposing to introduce electronic verification for such filings, a top official said.

  • India slow to reform, but consumer confidence robust: Parekh

    New Delhi: Optimistic about the India story getting better going forward, industry leader Deepak Parekh today said the consumer confidence remains robust in the country despite its ‘unpredictable and slow to reform’ nature.

  • ​US woman catches baby falling from 2nd floor of a building

    New York: Great catch! In a heart-stopping incident, the daughter of a famous baseball player in the US made an amazing save on the pavement by catching a 1-year-old toddler who fell off from the second-floor of a building.

  • Yeddyurappa gets anticipatory bail in forgery case

    Bangalore: Karnataka High Court today granted anticipatory bail to former Chief Minister and KJP President B S Yeddyurappa in a case relating to alleged forgery.

  • 10 killed in Pakistan bombing

    Islamabad: At least 10 people, including three kids, were killed and 20 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a seminary in Pakistan’s Peshawar city Friday afternoon.

  • Virus-drug combo can kill deadly brain tumour

    Washington: A combination of the myxoma virus and the immune suppressant drug rapamycin can kill glioblastoma multiforme – the most common and deadliest malignant brain tumour, a new study claims.

  • Dusty surprise around giant black hole

    London: The most detailed observations ever of the dust around a huge black hole, at the centre of an active galaxy, have been gathered by European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI).

  • Fruit and veggies kept in daylight more nutritious

    London: Fruits and vegetables should not be stored in the fridge or a dark cupboard because they need a natural cycle of day and night to produce maximum levels of nutrients and flavour, a new study has claimed.

  • Thirdhand smoke causes DNA damage: study

    Washington: Scientists have found for the first time that thirdhand smoke – the noxious residue that clings to virtually all surfaces long after the secondhand smoke from a cigarette has cleared out – causes significant genetic damage in human cells.

  • BJP flays decision to allow pass-through of imported coal cost

    New Delhi: BJP today said the Union Cabinet’s decision to allow power producers to pass on higher cost of imported coal to consumers will burden the people and lead to increase in cost of manufactured products.