Free Press Journal
  • Australia approves Adani coal project

    New Delhi: The Adani Group was Monday accorded approval by the Australian government for its $16.5 billion Carmichael coal mine project in central Queensland.

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    LeT member sent to police custody in Delhi terror plot case

    New Delhi: An alleged member of banned Lashkar-e-Toiba, serving life term in Kolkata for his role in the 2001 Partha Roy Burman kidnapping case, has been remanded in police custody till August 2 by a Delhi court in connection with a case of conspiracy to carry out terror attacks here.

  • Bhupinder Singh Hooda

    Want to contest state polls from Karnal district: Haryana CM

    Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today said he has a desire to contest the upcoming state elections from the Indri Assembly seat as he was indebted to the people of the area in Karnal district where he spent his childhood days.

  • Fist bumps more hygienic than handshakes

    London: Fist bumps may be a more hygienic greeting than shaking hands, according to a new study which found that germ transfer was 90 per cent lower when bumping fists than during a handshake.

  • Tapas Pal

    HC orders filing of FIR against Tapas Pal, CID to probe

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court today ordered filing of an FIR against Trinamool Congress MP-cum-actor Tapas Pal for his controversial comments against women and directed that the CID investigate the matter.

  • Chinese nationals may be fighting in Iraq, says special envoy

    Beijing: Expressing concern over the growth of Islamic militant groups in the Middle East, China’s special envoy to the region today said that radicals from its restive Xinjiang province may be taking part in the recent upsurge in violence in Iraq and Syria.

  • Sensex, Nifty slip to one-week lows as profit taking continues

    Mumbai: Extending losses for the second day, equity benchmarks closed at one-week lows with the Sensex ending below the 26,000 mark and the Nifty ending at 7,748.70 as investors booked profits in recent out-performers in sectors including realty, metals, oil & gas.

  • Emergency landing on Florida beach kills beachgoer

    Houston: n a freak accident, a man was killed and his 9-year-old daughter critically injured when a small airplane struck them during emergency landing on a Florida beach.

  • AP govt targets Rs 12,000 cr investment in IT sector by 2020

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government aims to attract investment of Rs 12,000 crore in the Information Technology sector and that of Rs 30,000 crore in the electronics sector by 2020, which is expected to generate five lakh jobs.

  • Centre calls meeting with states on diesel price

    New Delhi: With state specific levies adding up to Rs 7 a litre in price of diesel, the Centre has called  a meeting with 12 states with the highest incidence of taxes like octroi and entry tax, to impress upon them to cut these duties and bring down prices.

  • Shooting pair events back for next CWG

    Glasgow: India’s push for getting the shooting pair events reinstated in the Commonwealth Games has succeeded with the Commonwealth Shooting Federation’s General Assembly agreeing to have them back for the next edition in Australia.

  • Hepatitis C

    New pills can help cure hepatitis C

    Washington: Scientists have revealed that new two-pills-only antiviral drug regimens could provide shorter, more effective treatment options with fewer side effects for the majority of patients infected with hepatitis C.

  • Gurgaon Police arrests one for attacking Northeastern couple

    Gurgaon: The Gurgaon police today arrested one person who claimed to have been involved for allegedly attacking a Manipuri couple here last night. The clash had reportedly occurred between neighbours and had left the victim injured.

  • Sperm approaching egg

    Fertility clinic in Japan uses sperm from kins in IVF

    Tokyo: To help married couples conceive, a fertility clinic in central Japan has been conducting in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) using sperms from close relatives, including father of the husbands, resulting in 118 babies between 1996 and 2013.