Free Press Journal
  • Samajwadi Party demands compensation for rain-hit farmers

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha unit of Samajwadi  Party today demanded that the state government announce compensation for the farmers who lost their paddy crop and vegetables due to unseasonal rains for the past three days.

  • Burdwan Blast Accused

    Three accused in Burdwan blast case sent in NIA custody

    Kolkata: Three persons arrested in Assam for alleged connection with the Burdwan blast case were today remanded in eight days’ NIA custody by a city court which sent eight other accused to judicial custody till January 16.

  • Gunmen kill 15 in Nigerian village

    Lagos: At least 15 people were killed by gunmen in a village in Nigeria’s central north Kaduna state, a local resident told Xinhua.

  • New antibiotic could curb hearing loss

    New York: A new version of a common antibiotic could eliminate the side effects associated with the drug – risk of hearing loss and kidney damage, a new research has found.

  • ‘Sore’ Johnson in doubt for fourth Test

    Sydney: Australia’s pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson is doubtful for the fourth Test against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) starting Tuesday after missing training Saturday due to hamstring soreness.

  • Will be flooded by Phil’s memories in Sydney Test: Watson

    Sydney: Not too enthused by the idea of being back on the ground where Phillip Hughes was fatally struck, Australian all-rounder Shane Watson today said memories of the late batsman will flood him the moment he steps out to compete in the fourth cricket Test against India here.

  • Innate behaviour guides how drivers steer cars

    Washington: A new study has shown that the jerkiness while driving is due to an innate behavior humans have when reaching for a target with their hand.

  • NASA looks for high-tech airships

    Washington: NASA has called for designs of an airship that can fly at altitudes higher than the currrent 65,000-foot limit for weather balloons and for longer than the existing ones.

  • facebook, Twitter

    ‘Facebook, Twitter allowing Islamophobia to flourish’

    London: Social networking giants Facebook and Twitter have not removed hundreds of inflammatory Islamophobic postings despite being alerted by anti-racism groups, The Independent reported.

  • Digital connectivity a basic right like school education: Modi

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday pitched for making digital connectivity a “basic right” for children just as their right to schooling, and stressed the need to make school education more “creative”.

  • Jayant Sinha

    Govt committed to fiscal consolidation: Jayant Sinha

    Pune: Asserting the government is committed to fiscal consolidation, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha today said the quality of figure was important and hinted at not resorting to massive expenditure cuts.

  • BJP MP demands sacking of UP Minister Azam Khan

    Ballia (UP): A BJP MP today demanded the sacking of senior cabinet minister Mohd Azam Khan, saying he was a “threat to the unity of the country”.