Free Press Journal
  • Indian-American researchers find new target to control diabetes

    New York:  In a thrilling discovery, two Indian-American researchers have identified a new potential therapeutic target for controlling high blood sugar – a finding that could help millions suffering from type 2 diabetes worldwide.

  • Narendra Modi meets LK Advani

    Modi meets Advani

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi today met senior BJP leader LK Advani, who is sulking over being fielded from Gandhinagar in Lok Sabha elections as he wanted to shift to Bhopal.

  • Six killed in Afghanistan Taliban attack

    Kabul: At least six people were killed and 20 injured Thursday morning in a Taliban coordinated car bombing and shooting attack on a police station in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad city, an official said.

  • Mumbai North East: NCP MP Patil faces Patkar, BJP’s Somaiya

    Mumbai: A three-cornered fight is on the cards in the North-East Mumbai Lok Sabha constituency as sitting NCP MP Sanjay Dina Patil is facing a tough challenge from BJP’s Kirit Somaiya and Aam Aadmi Party’s Medha Patkar to retain the seat.

  • Fatal love story leads to death, jail

    Agra: A girl’s decision about who she liked the most in a love triangle resulted in the death of one, serious injuries to the other and jail for the third.

  • Multiple suicide attack in east Afghan city kills three

    Jalalabad (Afghanistan):  Multiple suicide attackers stormed a police station in the centre of the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad today, killing at least three people in a major assault two weeks before the presidential election.

  • Pvt Aranmula airport issue tops campaign in Pathanamthitta

    Pathanamthitta (Ker): The proposed green field private airport at Aranmula, issues connected with the famous Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple and pollution caused by quarry operations have turned the April 10 Lok Sabha election scene in Pathanamthitta an interesting one to watch for.

  • Social groups can help ease depression

    Washington: Researchers have suggested that building a strong connection to a social group helps clinically depressed patients recover and helps prevent relapse.

  • Past HIV vaccine trials pave way for new treatment

    Washington: A multi-national research team led by Duke Medicine scientists has identified a subclass of antibodies associated with an effective immune response to an HIV vaccine.

  • Water detected around `hot Jupiter`

    Washington: Researchers have applied a sophisticated Doppler technique to the infrared to detect water vapor in the atmosphere of a planet outside our solar system.

  • Violence in Uttar Pradesh town after man dies

    Lucknow: Violence broke out in a Uttar Pradesh town after an elderly man was allegedly beaten to death in police custody, officials said Thursday.

  • Possible debris of missing jet located

    Sydney:  Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced Thursday that objects possibly related to the Malaysian airliner that went missing March 8 have been found in the southern Indian Ocean.

  • End of political innnings for Sidhu?

    Chandigarh: This week marked the virtual  end of cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu’s innings on Punjab’s political wicket. The high-profile star campaigner of the Bharatiya Janata  Party (BJP) has been yanked off the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat and replaced by senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley.

  • IAF joins operation to douse Tirumala fire

    Tirupati:  Four helicopters of the Indian Air Force (IAF) and 100 army personnel will swing into action Thursday to douse the fire raging in Seshachalam forests for three days, officials said.

  • Australia locates possible debris of missing airliner

    Sydney: Australia Thursday dispatched an aircraft to a remote area in southern Indian Ocean where two objects possibly connected to the Malaysian airliner that went missing March 8 have been reported.

  • Police: Car bomb explodes outside police station

    Kabul:  A police official says Taliban insurgents staged a multi-pronged attack on a police station in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, using a suicide bomber and gunmen to lay siege to the station.