Free Press Journal
  • Wish to live long? Get a longer DNA ‘tail’

    London: People who experience high levels of social stress and deprivation age faster as the cellular process involving DNA repair (or replication) may get affected by loneliness, a significant study shows.

  • Youth groups call to boycott Mizoram polls

    Aizawl/Agartala: Six NGOs and students’ groups have called for a boycott of the April 9 Lok Sabha polls in Mizoram to protest the Election Commission’s decision to allow tribal refugees’ living in Tripura’s relief camps vote for the lone seat in Mizoram.

  • Modi will become next PM: Advani

    Gandhinagar: Former deputy prime minister and senior BJP leader L.K. Advani Saturday said Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will become the next prime minister of India.

  • Overseas Keralites keenly following poll campaigning

    Thiruvananthapuram: Only a fraction of Non-Resident Keralites have registered as voters but they seem to be taking a keen interest in the electoral battle at home, closely following the campaign on Internet and news channels.

  • Vasan campaigns for Erode LS Cong candidate

    Erode (TN):  Campaigning for the Congress candidate from the Erode Lok Sabha constituency, Shipping Minister G K Vasan today said the Centre had sanctioned Rs 371 crore for the ‘Erode Water Supply Scheme’.

  • Elderly couple killed in LPG blast triggered roof collapse

    Kadapa (AP): An elderly couple who worked at the residence of a former Andhra Pradesh legislator were killed when the roof of the house collapsed due to a cooking gas cylinder explosion today, police said.

  • Union Minister Ahmed aims for seventh innings in LS

    Malappuram (Ker): Only a political miracle can upset the apple cart of Union Minister and Indian Union Muslim League national president E Ahmed, who is seeking his seventh innings in Parliament from Malappuram constituency in Kerala.

  • Bihar Girls make Best use of Government schemes

    Patna: The Bihar government recently announced distribution of sanitary napkins among girls in government schools in an effort to check their dropout rate and to impart a lesson in health and hygiene. Such announcements often trigger debates about the extent to which such schemes help the intended beneficiaries.

  • MDMK’s Vaiko woos voters in Tamil Nadu assuring justice to fishermen

    Chennai: Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) chief Vaiko has assured voters in Tamil Nadu that his party, its allies and Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will provide justice to Tamil fishermen if voted to power.

  • Mithun Chakraborty joins Mamata during Raniganj rally

    Raniganj (West Bengal): In a bid to garner votes ahead of general elections, Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee used ‘star appeal’ in the form of Bollywood actor Mithun Chakraborty to woo voters at a massive rally in Raniganj.

  • Battle for Amritsar peaks with Jaitley calling Amarinder a ‘monarch’

    Amritsar: The war of words between the two contestants for the Amritsar Parliamentary seat seems unlikely to end, as both Captain Amarinder Singh (Congress) and Arun Jaitley (BJP) are not letting go of any opportunity to take a dig at each other.

  • Changes in our favour since 2011 polls: Biman Bose

    Kolkata:  West Bengal’s Left Front chairman Biman Bose conceded that many of those who switched allegiance to the Trinamool Congress three years back are yet to return to the Communist fold but saw a “little change” favouring the opposition in the outcome of the Lok Sabha polls.

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    Rajnath files nomination from Lucknow

    Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) BJP president Rajnath Singh Saturday filed his nomination papers from the Lucknow parliamentary constituency.

  • Boys at computers may develop weaker bones

    London: Hooked to computer or television for long hours? It may put you at the risk of developing weaker bones leading to osteoporosis and fracture – especially if you are a teenaged boy – later in life.

  • Blast at polling centre in Afghanistan

    Kabul: At least three people were injured Saturday in a blast at a polling centre in Afghanistan’s Logar province, the district governor said.

  • BMC issues notices to attach politicos’ flats for unpaid dues

    Mumbai:  Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation issued notices today warning that properties of Worli-based Sukhada and Shubhada housing societies, in which local political bigwigs possess flats, would be attached if dues of over Rs 10 crore are not cleared.