Free Press Journal
  • Firing by pakistan

    We will retaliate if Pakistanis fire: BSF

    Jammu:  The Border Security Force (BSF) will retaliate without fail if its troops are fired at by Pakistani forces, BSF Director General D.K. Pathak said here Tuesday.

  • Unclaimed tiffin box causes bomb scare

    Jalpaiguri (WB):  An abandoned tiffin box found inside a state-run bus triggered a bomb scare near this headquarter town of Jalpaiguri district today.

  • Pakistan not ready to change mindset even after Peshawar attacks: BJP

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday accused Pakistan of aiding and abetting terrorism, adding that the Islamic Republic was unable to change its ‘mindset’ even after the deadly attack on a Peshawar school last month, which had left 142 people dead.

  • Ravidra Jadeja

    Jadeja, Axar make cut for World Cup

    Mumbai: Allrounder Ravindra Jadeja, still recovering from a shoulder injury, and young left-arm spinner Axar Patel were today included in India’s 15-member squad for the cricket World Cup to be held in Australia and New Zealand from next month.

  • Pakistan’s military courts facing voices of dissent

    New Delhi: Monday’s session of the National Assembly in Pakistan was marred by dissenting voices, forcing Speaker Ayaz Sadiq to defer voting on the 21st Constitutional Amendment Bill 2015, which was to provide constitutional cover for the proposed military courts.

  • High BP, glaucoma risk

    High BP ups glaucoma risk

    Melbourne:  Chronic or long-term hypertension increases a person’s susceptibility to glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness in the world, new research shows

  • speech, toddlers

    The influence of speech on toddlers

    New York: Talking to your toddlers could help strengthen their capacities to learn and succeed later in life, a research has revealed.

  • diet pill

    Diet pill that tricks body into losing weight

    Washington:  Researchers from the California-based Salk Institute for Biological Studies have developed an entirely new type of pill that tricks the body into thinking it has consumed calories, causing it to burn fat.

  • Subramanian Swamy

    Get K’taka HC order to argue in Jaya’s DA case, SC tells Swamy

    New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today moved the Supreme Court seeking an order that he be allowed to argue before the Karnataka High Court in the hearing of an appeal filed by ex-Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa against her conviction in the disproportionate assets case.

  • Pranab Mukherjee

    Research must advance realms of knowledge: President

    New Delhi: Research endeavours must advance the realms of knowledge and improve the lives of the common man bringing betterment in the lives of people, President Pranab Mukherjee has said.

  • Ebola

    Ebola toll exceeds 8,100: WHO

    Geneva:  The number of people killed by the Ebola virus disease (EVD) has reached 8,153, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said in a statement.

  • Pakistan parliament approves establishment of military courts

    Islamabad:  Pakistan’s National Assembly Tuesday approved the 21st Constitutional Amendment to pave the way for the establishment of military courts whose foremost aim is to deal strictly with terrorists.

  • Boycott sad at not being knighted for ‘punching girlfriend’

    London: Former England cricket captain Geoffrey Boycott is sad at not being granted knighthood apparently because he was convicted for beating a former girlfriend in France 18 years ago, something the 74-year claims he didn’t do.

  • Kidnappers murder journalist, husband in Mexico

    Mexico City:  A journalist and her husband were murdered by kidnappers in the western Mexican state of Nayarit, a spokesman of the state Attorney General’s Office told Efe news agency.