Free Press Journal
  • Night lights can wake up breast cancer cells

    New York: Sleeping at night with the lights on can not only add to your energy consumption, but also wake up breast cancer cells, a study suggests.

  • Corporate frauds of Rs 10,800 cr detected by SFIO

    Mumbai: Corporate frauds worth more than Rs 10,800 crore have been detected by investigation agency SFIO during its probes in nearly three-and-half years.

  • Rahul Dravid, Abhinav Bindra, Pullela Gopichand

    Dravid, Bindra and Gopichand to select Olympic medal hopes

    New Delhi: With an aim to increase India’s medal tally in 2016 and 2020 Olympics, the Sports Ministry has decided to start a “Target Mission Olympic Podium Scheme” and an elite athletes identification committee, which will include sporting greats Rahul Dravid and Abhinav Bindra among others.

  • Two suffer from Japanese Encephalitis in Arunachal

    Itanagar: Two cases of Japanese Encephalitis have been detected from two villages in Papum Pare district of Arunachal Pradesh forcing the health authorities to sound an alert in the state.

  • HP pinning hopes on venture in offering contract based service

    Chennai: Computer maker Hewlett Packard is pinning hopes on its venture of offering contract based service to customers with the launch of its latest large format print devices, according to a top company official.

  • Cong sweeps Uttarakhand Assembly bypoll

    Dehradun: The ruling Congress today recorded a big win in the bypoll to three assembly seats in Uttarakhand retaining Dharchula seat which went to Chief Minister Harish Rawat and wresting Doiwala and Someshwar seats from the BJP.

  • Francois Hollande French President

    No survivors in Algerian plane crash: France president

    Paris: French President François Hollande confirmed Friday that none of the 116 people on board has survived the Air Algerie passenger plane crash in the desert of Mali Thursday during a flight between Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso and Algiers.

  • Govt starts consultations for enacting law for MFIs

    New Delhi: Government has started consultations with all stake-holders, including state governments, for enacting a law to regulate Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs) for ensuring interests of customers.

  • All Indians are Hindu: Goa Deputy CM

    New Delhi: After Goa minister Dipak Dhavalikar’s statement that Prime Minister Modi will make India a Hindu nation, another Goa minister has made a foot in mouth comment about this issue.

  • Sadhvi Prachi vows to fight in Moradabad temple

    Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sadhvi Prachi on Friday, reiterated her stand of not giving up on her fight to re-install loudspeakers in the Lord Shiva Temple in Moradabad.

  • South Africa lose openers cheaply to spin

    Colombo: Sri Lanka spinners Rangana Herath and Dilruwan Perera launched an early assault to have South Africa down on the mat on the second day of the series-deciding second Test today.

  • Online grievance redressal system to ease problems of locals

    Kanpur: Locals dealing with issues like water scarcity, power cut-offs, traffic jams and bad roads can now directly bring the matter to the concerned department with the help of grievance web portal ‘My City’.

  • Air Algerie plane crash

    France rules out Air Algerie jet shot down from ground

    Paris: France has “from the start” ruled out that an Air Algerie plane that crashed in Mali was shot down from the ground, Transport Minister Frederic Cuvillier said today.

  • Indian Hockey team

    CWG: India men’s hockey team opens account

    Glasgow: India Friday began their Commonwealth Games men’s hockey campaign with a facile 3-1 win over lowly Wales in a Pool A tie at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre here.

  • Case of mistaken identity: “Dead” boy comes alive on birthday

    Hyderabad: It is like “rebirth” for six-year-old Darshan Goud, who was mistakenly believed to have been killed in the terrible train-school bus collision at an unmanned railway crossing that left 16 persons, including 14 children, dead in Telangana’s Medak district.

  • Sania Mirza

    Sania dragged into unnecessary controversy: Asha Bhosle

    Mumbai: Legendary Indian singer Asha Bhosle Friday spoke up for tennis star Sania Mirza, who was at the receiving end of criticism on her appointment as Telangana’s brand ambassador, saying it’s an “unneccessary controversy”.

  • ‘Tibet rail line threatens cultural identity’

    Dharamsala:  The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Friday expressed concern over the Lhasa-Shigatse rail line in Tibet, saying it will threaten the unique cultural identity of Tibetans.