Free Press Journal
  • Health beverages no good for consumers: Study

    Toronto: Contrary to the claims made on their packages, some novel beverages such as vitamin waters and energy drinks marketed in Canada provide little nutritional benefits to the consumers, says a study.

  • Rise in mass die-offs seen among birds, fish: study

    Washington: Mass mortality events among birds, fish and marine invertebrates have been increasing in frequency and magnitude over the past 70 years, a new analysis of 727 mass die-offs of nearly 2,500 animal species shows.

  • Plane crash black boxes

    Analysing black box of AirAsia jet to be tough: investigator

    Kuala Lumpur: Analysing the black box of the crashed AirAsia flight will be a tough challenge for a veteran Indonesian aviation investigator as he knew the pilot of the doomed jet who taught him how to fly.

  • Frenchman held in Bulgaria allegedly linked to Paris attackers

    Sofia: A Frenchman arrested in Bulgaria on January 1 trying to cross into Turkey was in contact with one of the two brothers who carried out the Islamist attacks in Paris last week, prosecutors today said.

  • Our ancestors were not shark-like: Study

    London: An analysis of a 415 million-year-old fish skull has suggested that the last common ancestor of all jawed vertebrates, including humans, was not very shark-like.

  • Narendra Modi

    CWC raps Modi government for taking ordinance route

    New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee (CWC) Tuesday strongly criticised the Narendra Modi government for taking the ordinance route and bypassing parliament on all crucial matters, said senior Congress leader Ambika Soni.

  • RSS wing SJM opposes land ordinance

    New Delhi: Swadeshi Jagran Manch, the economic wing of the RSS, has come out against the land acquisition ordinance and today urged the Narendra Modi government to amend the measure keeping interests of farmers in mind.

  • Setback to MNS as four ex-legislators join BJP

    Mumbai: The Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) today received a jolt as four of its former legislators joined the ruling BJP here today.

  • 140 crude bombs recovered from Parui

    Suri (WB) : The police have recovered about 140 crude bombs from a village under Parui police station in Birbhum district, the police said.

  • 3 killed, 21 injured in mishap

    Dindigul : Three persons were killed on the spot and 21 injured when two vans collided at Thennampatti near Vadamadurai in this district today, police said.

  • Fisherman sustains injury

    Rameswaram: A fisherman suffered head injury when Sri Lankan navalmen pelted stones at Indian fishing boats which had anchored near Nedunthivu very close tothe island nation today.

  • CBI conducts searches in Odisha over chit fund scam

    Bhubaneswar: A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the CBI Tuesday conducted simultaneous searches at nine places in Odisha in connection with the chit fund scam involving Safex Infra India Private Ltd.

  • 1.70 lakh Lankan refugees, asylum-seekers, IDPs : UNHCR

    Chennai:  Even five years after end of the civil war between Sri Lankan government and LTTE, over 1.70 lakh people remain either as refugees or asylum-seekers in other countries or Internally Displaced Persons within the Island, according to United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).