Free Press Journal
  • rahul gandhi

    Rahul’s no to Third Front: Ploughing a lonely furrow?

    The implications of Rahul Gandhi’s summary dismissal of the idea of Congress support for the Third Front are not clear. Nor is it clear whether the Congress vice president’s views are the party’s last word on the subject.

  • Why childhood memories fade no longer a mystery

    Toronto: If you could not make sense of a childhood story that your parents and neighbours related, you are not alone; childhood memories do fade and researchers have found that growth of new cells in brain could erase old memories to make way for new ones.

  • Sorcar looks for magic formula on poll debut

    Barasat: Used to pulling things out of thin air and making entire buildings vanish, magician P C Sorcar Jr would be hoping he has a trick up his sleeve to get voters to crown him in this constituency where he faces, among others, two doctors, as many school teachers and also a carpenter.

  • Narendra Modi

    Cong govt in Guj gave OBC status to Modh Ghanchis not Modi

    Hyderabad: Seeking to nail the Congress’ lie over Narendra Modi’s caste issue, the BJP today said it was the then Chhabildas Mehta government that granted OBC status to Modh Ghanchis in 1994 and not the current Gujarat dispensation as being claimed.

  • Keeping a promise yields much happiness: Study

    New York: If you think reaching the restaurant where you are to meet your girl an hour before the planned time will make her happy and pardon you for promises you didn’t keep, you may be wrong.

  • Obesity

    Obesity levels in European countries to go up: Study

    London: Slim people in the streets of European countries may be a rare sight by 2030 as a study projected that rates of obesity and overweight in both male and females would go up in almost all European countries.

  • Air sampling vital to detect bioterrorism: Study

    Washington: Air and surface sampling could be vital to detecting biological terrorism and preventing potential loss of lives, according to an experiment.

  • President’s daughter Sharmistha performs in Tripura

    Agartala: President Pranab Mukherjee’s daughter and Kathak dancer Sharmistha Mukherjee’s “Rainstorm and Autumn Leaves” dance-drama based on poems by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and P.B. Shelley enthralled people here.

  • Two landmines recovered in Jharkhand

    Ranchi: Two landmines were recovered during a search operation in Jharkhand’s Latehar district Saturday, police said.

  • Govt job for wife of deceased poll official

    Itanagar: The Arunachal Pradesh government has provided compensation and a government job to the wife of a poll official who died on poll duty during the April 9 Lok Sabha and assembly elections in the state.

  • rahul gandhi

    Rahul hits back at Modi with last-day rally in Varanasi

    Varanasi: Returning the compliment to Narendra Modi who had campaigned against him in Amethi, Rahul Gandhi today took out an impressive roadshow on the last day across Varanasi, where the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate is contesting.

  • ‘Lanka to implement UN resolution demands except Intl probe’

    Colombo: President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said Sri Lanka is in the process of implementing all demands made by the sponsors of the UNHRC resolution against it except for allowing an international probe into alleged human rights violations during the last phase of the war with the LTTE.

  • UN chief hails South Sudan ceasefire

    United Nations:  UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed a ceasefire agreement signed by South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar.