Free Press Journal
  • Asian football sinks to bottom at Brazil World Cup

    Rio de Janeiro: Three of the four Asian Football Confederation (AFC)-member teams have already packed their luggage for their return home with only South Korea clinging to a slim chance of advancing to the next round at the ongoing World Cup.

  • Dutch agency: glitch in airplane autopilot systems

    Amsterdam: The Dutch Safety Board, which investigates disasters and potential disasters in the Netherlands, says it has detected a glitch that can cause airplane autopilot systems to respond in a dangerous way when a plane is attempting a steeper than normal landing approach.

  • Coming soon: Vaccine to prevent brain cancer

    London: Scientists are working to develop a vaccine against the deadly brain cancer and clinical trials for it are likely to begin early next year.

  • New calculation methods to find atomic properties

    New York: By combining advanced mathematics with high-performance computing, scientists have developed a tool that allows them to calculate a fundamental property of most atoms on the periodic table to historic accuracy.

  • My conscience is clear, no taint on me: Srinivasan

    Melbourne:Controversial Indian administrator N Srinivasan today sought to dispel the notion that he was not the appropriate person to be elected the new ICC Chairman, saying there was no taint on him and his conscience was very clear.

  • Iraq confirms Syrian airstrikes against militants

    London: Iraq’s Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki Thursday confirmed that Syria carried out airstrikes on militants inside Iraqi territory earlier this week, a media report said.

  • CRPF jawan attempts suicide

    Jammu: A CRPF jawan today attempted to commit suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Reasi district here.

  • Indian-origin man gets top banking job in Australia

    Melbourne: Indian-origin Peeyush Gupta was today appointed non-executive director of National Australia Bank (NAB), one of the largest financial institutions in Australia.

  • Sonia, Rahul summoned as accused in National Herald case

    New Delhi:  Congress President Sonia Gandhi, and Vice President Rahul Gandhi were today summoned by a local court as accused in a criminal complaint lodged by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for alleged cheating and misappropriation of funds in acquiring ownership of now-defunct daily National Herald.

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    Happy marriages lead to healthy hearts

    Washington: Couples, take note! Unhappy marital interaction is linked to thicker carotid arteries and a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, a new study has found.

  • Sebi chief to implement self-regulation for mutual funds

    Mumbai: Market regulator Sebi today said it was keen to implement self-regulation in the Rs 10 trillion mutual fund industry at the earliest and said it will soon come out with new rules for distributors and advisors.

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    PM for centre-state coordination to deal with inflation

    New Delhi: Amid weakening of monsoon and rise in food prices, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pushed for close coordination between the centre and states on implementing contingency plans and asked states to set up fast-track courts to deal with hoarders and black-marketeers.

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    Swaraj meets Bangladesh PM

    Dhaka: Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina here Thursday.

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    Shahrukh Khan’s driver arrested for raping minor maid

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan’s driver has been arrested for allegedly raping a minor maid servant on the pretext of getting her a job at the actor’s residence after she was sacked by an actress, who is the wife of an cricketer-turned-politician, police said today.

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    Black hole trio discovery may explain Einstein’s theory

    London: In a first, scientists have found three closely orbiting super-massive black holes in a galaxy more than four billion light years away, a discovery that may aid the search for gravitational waves predicted by Einstein.