Free Press Journal
  • Exercises in pregnancy can prevent emergency caesarians

    London: Scientists have found the women who exercise during pregnancy are less likely to require a caesarean birth. And the ones undertaking brisk walking in particular, thrice a week, could reduce their risk of having a heavy infant by half.

  • Sustainable jewellery a hot fashion trend

    Madrid: “Bloodless” diamonds, gold with encrusted bulbs and precious stones set in wood are at the forefront of a new movement among designers that focuses on jewellery “with a cause”, a trend that experts say Spain cannot ignore.

  • 2G: talked to Raja & Kani about cabinet formation: Niira Radia

    New Delhi: Former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia today told a special court that she had talked about Cabinet formation to former Telecom Minister A Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi who are facing trial in the 2G spectrum case.

  • Heavy rains in Uttarakhand; most rivers in spate

    Dehradun: Water level in most of the rivers in Uttarakhand swelled following heavy rains on the second consecutive day today, even as Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna distributed compensation to the kin of 14 policemen and four state officials, who went missing in the flash floods.

  • Cooks faint after eating mid-day meal food in Madhepura school

    Madhepura (Bihar): In yet another incident of suspected contamination, two women who cooked mid-day meals for students of a government middle school in Bihar’s Madhepura district fainted after eating the food today.

  • Cop’s plea to recall fresh probe in encounter cases dismissed

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court today dismissed a plea of IPS officer Satish Verma, who had assisted CBI in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case, seeking recall of its order for fresh probe in three cases of alleged police encounters in Porbandar.

  • Decision to raise corps along China border pragmatic: Khurshid

    New Delhi: Terming as “pragmatic” the government’s decision to raise a mountain strike corps along the Chinese border, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid today said the country prepares for peace as much as for “tough” times.

  • Hemant Soren wins trust vote

    Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren today won the trust vote in the assembly, six days after being sworn-in as the head of the JMM-Congress-RJD alliance.

  • BJP projecting Modi as he is darling of businessmen: Karat

    Thiruvananthapuram: CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat today said the BJP was “projecting” Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as their prime ministerial candidate as he was the “darling of big business houses”.

  • 1997 Bihar caste massacre accused held

    Patna: Dharma Singh, a member of outlawed outfit Ranvir Sena and prime accused in the Laxmanpur-Bathe massacre in which 58 Dalits were killed in 1997, was arrested here Thursday, police said.

  • Decision on Telangana soon: Shinde

    New Delhi: As hectic parleys on Telangana continue, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde today said a decision “this way or that way” on the statehood demand will be taken soon.

  • 13 girls in hospital in Tamil Nadu after midday meal

    Chennai: Around 155 girl students fell ill Thursday after taking midday meals at their school in Neyveli in Tamil Nadu, a senior official said, adding 13 had been hospitalized.

  • Mumbai could face floods, says Maha govt quoting report

    Mumbai: There was a possibility of a flood-like situation occurring in the low-lying areas of the city, the Maharashtra government told the state Legislative Council today, citing a study report.

  • Mamata’s veiled dig at Narendra Modi

    Debagram (WB): Without naming Narendra Modi who was elevated by BJP as its Lok Sabha election campaign chief, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said only a person who loved all sections of people could be a national leader.

  • Brand USA Expands International Network

    Washington, DC: Brand USA, the public-private partnership responsible for promoting the United States as a premier travel destination, appoints in-market representation firms in key markets – India, Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.