Free Press Journal
  • Secret ‘password’ helps young birds not to breed other chicks

    Melbourne:  Brood parasites lay their eggs in the nests of other birds, leaving them to raise their chicks, but host birds are not easily fooled as they teach their young ones a secret ‘password’ that helps them decide whether the chicks were their own, a study shows.

  • ‘Collectabillia’ to launch Messi covers for mobiles, laptops

    Bangalore: After the success of Sachin Tendulkar mobile phone cases post the maestro’s 200th Test and his subsequent retirement, Indian memorabillia brand ‘Collectabillia’ is set to launch a range of ‘Lionel Messi’ covers for mobiles, tablets and laptops during the World Cup in Brazil.

  • BJP leaders’ delegation to visit WB to asses worker’s death

    New Delhi: After the killing of a BJP worker in West Bengal’s Birbhum district allegedly by  Trinamool Congress supporters, party president Rajnath Singh has decided to send a group of BJP leaders to that state to assess the killing and attacks on party supporters there.

  • CPI-M seeks resignation of V K Singh

    New Delhi: The CPI(M) today sought the resignation of Union minister V K Singh or his removal from the Council of Ministers for his “open opposition” to the appointment of the new army chief.

  • AirAsia

    AirAsia India starts ops with Bangalore-Goa flight

    Mumbai:The country’s fourth budget carrier AirAsia India, the domestic arm of Malaysian low-cost carrier AirAsia Berhad, finally commenced operations today with its first flight taking off from Bangalore’s Kempegowda International Airport for Goa.

  • Manish Malhotra named LFW grand finale designer

    Mumbai: Fashion designer Manish Malhotra has been named the grand finale designer for Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014 (LFW WF 2014) to be held from Aug 20 to Aug 24 here.

  • Married woman raped by her distant relative

    Moga(Pb): A 22-year-old newly-married woman was allegedly raped by her distant relative at Daulatpura Neewan village in this district, police said today.

  • YSRCP seeks disqualification of MP who joined TDP

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress Party today petitioned Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan seeking disqualification of its MP S P Y Reddy for joining the Telugu Desam Party, under the anti-defection rules.

  • Congress protests outside Delhi’s UP Bhavan against rapes in UP

    New Delhi:  Women activists of the Congress Party on Thursday staged a protest outside the Uttar Pradesh Bhavan here, following reports of two fresh cases of rape in Hamirpur and Moradabad Districts of Uttar Pradesh.

  • Now, FIFA World Cup details at your fingertips with new Google Doodle

    New Delhi: No more browsing through websites and tracking newspapers, the Google Doodle can keep you updated with FIFA World Cup details.  Fans can keep a track of football matches with the informative Doodle which keeps a close track of matches, results, fixtures, and news.

  • Narendra Modi

    New Lok Sabha carries stamp of Modi

    New Delhi: The confidence and the proactiveness of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, coupled with the majority his party has got, helped the 16th Lok Sabha get off to a flying start, particularly when the last few sessions of the 15th Lok Sabha would be remembered more for their disruptions than deliberations.

  • Housing prices rise by up to 7 pc in 12 major cities: NHB

    New Delhi: Housing prices have increased by up to 7.1 per cent in 12 major cities, including Delhi and Mumbai, in January-March period of this year due to a surge in demand, National Housing Bank said today.

  • Fresh fighting erupts on DR Congo-Rwanda border

    Kinshasa: Fighting flared again on the border of Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo early today, the second day of skirmishes between two neighbours locked in a decades-long dispute.

  • IOA says it’s yet to take decision on 2019 Asiad bid

    New Delhi: Uncertainty prevailed over possible bidding for the 2019 Asian Games as the Indian Olympic Association today told Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal that it was yet to take a decision on mounting a bid for the mega-event despite the fast-approaching deadline.

  • NGOs use funds for fuelling protests: IB report to PMO

    New Delhi: An Intelligence Bureau report to the Prime Minister’s Office and other departments has noted that funding of several Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) is “cleverly disguised” as donations for issues like human rights and instead used for funding protests to stall developmental projects.