Free Press Journal
  • Mahela Jayawardhane

    Jayawardene ton takes Sri Lanka to 305-5

    Colombo: Mahela Jayawardene smashed an unbeaten 140 as Sri Lanka regrouped after early strikes to post 305-5 on the first day of the series-deciding second Test against South Africa today.

  • Rajan Vichare

    Petition filed against Sena MPs over Maha Sadan incident

    New Delhi: Maulana Ansar filed a petition against Shiv Sena’s Members of Parliament (MP) here on Thursday for forcing a Muslim catering supervisor to break his Ramzan fast at the Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi.

  • Did NASA’s Voyager 1 reach interstellar space?

    Washington: Researchers have recently raised questions regarding Voyager 1 not reaching in the interstellar space, after it was announced in 2012 that the spacecraft has traveled further from Earth than any other manmade object.

  • Rajan Vichare

    Sena defends MPs, Oppn push for statement Parliament

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena today defended its MPs involved in alleged force-feeding of a fasting Muslim employee and said a “protest” against mismanagement was given “communal colour” for “political mileage” even as the Opposition in Parliament pressed government for a statement.

  • India, China among top `e-waste` dumping grounds

    Washington: Scientists have revealed that developed countries dump quarter of their electronic waste or ‘e-waste’ into 7 developing countries including China, India and five West African countries; Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Benin and Liberia.

  • Israel may be guilty of committing war crimes, warns UN

    London: The rising tension in Gaza which has already claimed the lives of almost 700 Palestinians may have witnessed war crimes by Israel, the United Nation’s top human rights official has alleged.

  • Bomb threat at building in Mahalaxmi, Mumbai

    Mumbai: Mumbai police today evacuated a building in Mahalaxmi area after receiving information that there was a  bomb inside the building.

  • Parliament nod key to check ponzi schemes: Sebi chief

    Chennai: Hopeful of a new law empowering Sebi to crack down on ponzi menace, its chief U K Sinha today said Parliament nod for such a bill would send a strong signal to those defrauding gullible investors with illegal schemes.

  • HC frees ex-LJP MP and 8 others in former RJD minister murder

    Patna: The Patna High Court today acquitted nine persons, including former LJP MP Surajbhan Singh, earlier convicted by a trial court in the murder of former RJD state minister Brij Bihari Singh over a decade and a half ago.

  • New smart goggles to let pilots see through fog

    London: In some good news for pilots who often face adverse weather conditions such as fog, torrential rain and dust storms, new smart goggles have been developed that can help them in smooth landing and take off.

  • CPI(M) hits out at NDA for clearing 49 pc FDI in insurance

    New Delhi: CPI(M) today attacked the NDA government over the cabinet decision to raise FDI cap in insurance sector to 49 per cent, saying the ruling party was implementing what it had previously objected to as an opposition.

  • Telangana govt blames Rlys for school bus tragedy

    Medak: Telangana government has blamed Railways for the school bus-train collision here today in which 18 persons, including 16 children were killed, alleging that despite repeated requests, no effort was made by the department to put up gate at the unmanned level crossing.

  • Humans mirror robot emotions

    New York:  Humans subconsciously mimic the facial expressions of android robots, a new study has found.

  • Modi will develop India into a Hindu state: Goa Minister

    Panaji: Days after his minister brother triggered a controversy by demanding a ban on wearing bikinis on Goa’s beaches, Cooperation Minister Dipak Dhavalikar today appeared to have waded into another, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi will develop India into a Hindu nation.

  • Cognizant to develop clinical trial platform for TransCelerate

    New Delhi: IT firm Cognizant today said it will develop a subscription-based platform for TransCelerate BioPharma to help pharma companies collaborate for clinical trials and accelerate development of new medicines.