Free Press Journal
  • Appetite hormone key marker for arthritis?

    New York: The absence of the appetite hormone leptin can determine whether someone experiences arthritis, no matter how heavy they are, says a study.

  • LeT founder Hafiz Saeed addresses seminar in Lahore High Court

    Lahore: Just days after his organisation was declared a terror outfit by the US, Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed, who orchestrated the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, addressed a seminar at the Lahore High Court spewing venom on India and America.

  • Saif will make a good cop on screen: Kareena

    Mumbai: Actress Kareena Kapoor, who will be next seen opposite Ajay Devgn in ‘Singham Returns’ feels her actor-husband Saif Ali Khan will be a better cop on screen.

  • Diego Maradona

    Germany not impossible to beat: Maradona

    Buenos Aires: Former Argentine footballer Diego Maradona said Germany are not “impossible” to beat in the upcoming final match of the 2014 Brazil FIFA World Cup.

  • AIADMK, DMK clash in RS, House adjourned briefly

    New Delhi: Arch rivals AIADMK and DMK today clashed in Rajya Sabha over revenue loss to BSNL because of a telephone exchange set up by a former telecom minister at his Chennai residence, leading to a brief adjournment of the House.

  • Man gets 1 yr jail for causing death by negligent driving

    New Delhi: A man facing trial for the last 14 years for causing death of a 72-year-old woman pedestrian by his negligent driving has been sent to one year in jail by a Delhi court which refused to take a lenient view, saying the impact of the offence was “grave and traumatic.”

  • Thailand’s military junta may prolong martial law

    Bangkok: Thailand’s military junta has hinted at the possibility of continuing martial law for the duration of the interim charter, which is expected to last about a year, media reports said today.

  • China should not expand bullet train network: Expert

    Beijing: It is unwise for China to further expand its high-speed rail network as most of the trains are operating at heavy losses, an expert has said even though Chinese bullet trains have made a big splash abroad including India.

  • Bill to clear legal hurdles in appt of PS to PM

    New Delhi: Over a month after former TRAI Chairman Nripendra Misra was appointed as principal secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, government today brought a bill in Lok Sabha to remove legal hurdles in the appointment, amid objections by Trinamool Congress members.

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    Vidarbha farmers, widows to fast tomorrow on delayed rain woes

    Nagpur: Farmers and widows of suicide affected families in Vidarbha would be observing a day-long fast tomorrow at Pandharkawada in Yavatmal district, to draw the attention of authorities to the distress due to delayed rains in the region.

  • Three Maharashtra farmers ended lives on budget day

    Nagpur: Three debt-ridden farmers committed suicide even as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented his well-received budget Thursday, a farm NGO said here Friday.

  • Mario Mandzukic

    Mario Mandzukic signs with Atletico Madrid

    Madrid: Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic has signed with Spanish league champions Atletico Madrid, the club officially reported.

  • Yanamala Ramakrishnudu

    AP govt welcomes passage of Bill on Polavaram in Lok Sabha

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government today welcomed the passing of AP Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2014 by Lok Sabha that will transfer seven mandals in Bhadrachalam revenue division of Telangana to AP.

  • narendra modi

    Budget: A mixed bag of hopes and disappointments for U’khand

    Dehradun: The maiden budget of Narendra Modi Government comes as a mixed bag of hopes and disappointments for Uttarakhand which is still struggling to recover from the effects of last year’s natural calamity.

  • zohra sahegal naughty

    Amitabh, Shah Rukh remember ‘spirited’, ‘naughty’ Zohra

    Mumbai: Fondly remembering Zohra Sehgal, Shah Rukh Khan today recalled how even at the the age of 102, the actress was the “naughtiest young girl” he ever came across while Amitabh Bachchan said her “spirit” was admirable.

  • Barack Obama

    Obama invites PM to Washington in September

    New Delhi:   U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here today and invited him to USA through a letter sent by U.S. President Barack Obama.