Free Press Journal
  • Minor fever with breathlessness can be swine flu: IMA

    New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) Friday issued a set of guidelines to tackle swine flu and urged citizens not to neglect minor cases of fever with breathlessness.

  • Virat Kohli

    Vivian Richards backs Kohli’s aggressive attitude

    Melbourne: West Indies legend Vivian Richards has backed and lauded Indian Test captain Virat Kohli for his aggressive on-field attitude which has frustrated Australian cricketers during the ongoing four-match Test series.

  • Virbhadra Singh

    Snowfall in Himachal, CM cancels Manali visit

    Shimla: Himachal Pradesh’s tourist destinations Shimla and Narkanda experienced snowfall Friday, while other areas of the state saw intermittent rainfall. Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh cancelled his Manali visit due to inclement weather.

  • Mumbai to be branded Science City

    Mumbai: The 102nd Indian Science Congress (ISC) starting here Saturday would brand Mumbai as a ‘Science City’, acknowledging its contribution in the fields of science, technology, medicine and research, an official said here Friday.

  • Crime against women, rapes up in Delhi

    New Delhi: Delhi has witnessed an 18.3 percent rise in crime against women in 2014 as compared to 2013, with a whooping 31.6 percent rise in rape cases, police said Friday.

  • Centre accepts report on safety of northeastern people

    New Delhi:  The central government has accepted the recommendations of a committee that has suggested immediate measures to ensure the safety of people from India’s northeast in Delhi and other major cities.

  • Mahinda Rajapaksa

    Rajapakse urges Tamils to elect the ‘known devil’

    Colombo: Sri Lanka’s beleaguered President Mahinda Rajapaksa today appealed to the minority Tamils to back him, the “known devil”, in the January 8 presidential polls as he campaigned in the former LTTE bastion.

  • Pakistani boat intercepted, explodes, sinks

    New Delhi: A suspicious Pakistani fishing boat intercepted by the Coast Guard and navy in the Arabian sea exploded and sank after its crew set fire to it, the Indian government said Friday.

  • Cholera

    Cholera bacterium kills neighbours, steals genetic material

    London: To turn more virulent and antibiotic-resistant, the bacterium that causes cholera uses a tiny spear to kill neighbouring bacteria, even of its own kind, and then steal their genetic material, shows a new research.

  • Strings app

    An app to delete inappropriate text messages

    Washington: If you have sent some inappropriate text messages to your friend and want to delete it from his/her device permanently, a new app called Strings could help you do so.

  • Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi

    Pakistan seeks early hearing of Lakhvi’s case

    Islamabad: The Pakistan government Friday sought early hearing of alleged 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi’s case in the Supreme Court, media reported.