Free Press Journal
  • AAP’s emergence a warning for all parties: Ramesh

    Nadiad (Guj): The emergence of Aam Aadmi Party is a warning for established parties and if they do not listen to people’s voice, they will soon become history, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh said today.

  • Now, yoghurt made from plant milk

    London: Scientists have developed an alternative to conventional yoghurt which is made from plant-based ‘milks’.

  • Plane lands on busy US highway, 3 injured

    New York: A small passenger plane facing engine trouble made an emergency landing on a busy highway in New York City injuring three people on board as the aircraft narrowly missed cars on the road while taxiing.

  • Salman Taseer, a disputed hero in Pakistan

    Islamabad: Three years since he was shot 27 times by his own bodyguard for standing up for a Christian girl accused of blasphemy, it seems slain Punjab Governor Salman Taseer remains a disputed hero in Pakistan.

  • Musharraf not to appear in court tomorrow: aide

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s embattled former military dictator Pervez Musharraf, facing high treason charges, will not appear in the court tomorrow due to his illness, a close aide said today.

  • OMG! For best French fries, look at Jupiter

    London: Forget McDonald’s or your neighbourhood fast food joint. For best French fries, plan a trip for a drive-thru on the largest planet in our solar system!

  • World oil demand to grow in 2014: OPEC

    Abu Dhabi: With global economic growth in 2014 projected to increase to 3.5 per cent from 2.9 per cent in 2013, world oil demand is forecast to rise by one million barrels per day, according to the latest monthly bulletin of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

  • Breakthrough for type-2 diabetes: Indian-origin scientist

    New York: If a single gene is not functioning properly, insulin is not released into the bloodstream to regulate blood sugar levels – leading to type 2 diabetes, claims a scientist of Indian origin.

  • US icebreaker Polar Star to help vessels trapped in Antarctica

    Sydney: The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has requested the US Coast Guard’s icebreaker Polar Star to assist the Russian vessel MV Akademik Shokalskiy and the Chinese vessel Xue Long (Snow Dragon) which are stuck by ice in Antarctica, Xinhua reported.

  • ISRO`s GSLV-D5 lifts-off from Sriharikota

    Sriharikota (AP): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday launched Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Development 5 (GSLV-D5), which is powered by an indigenous cryogenic engine, from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.

  • The party’s over, Goa starts clampdown on nightlife

    Panaji: Starting Sunday, Goa’s reputation as a nightlife destination is in peril. A ban on outdoor nightlife and commercial activity imposed by  Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s  government comes into effect Jan 5.

  • ‘Don’t quash FIRs in rape cases despite settlements’

    New Delhi: Observing that rape is a “heinous and serious offence” that cannot be left to the parties to compromise and settle, the Delhi High Court has said that the FIRs in such cases should not be quashed by the courts.