Free Press Journal
  • Odisha govt faces criticism over dwindling tiger population

    Bhubaneswar: Voicing concern over reports about Odisha lagging behind as compared to the national trend of increase in tiger population, Congress today said it reflects the failure of the state government.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    After Shanti Bhushan snub, Kejriwal denies rift within AAP

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday denied any rift within the party, as claimed by senior party leader Shanti Bhushan, and said that if the latter has any complaints against the party, he can approach the Lokpal.

  • UP govt to upgrade jails, better surveillance on top

    Lucknow: In order to keep a tight vigil on inmates lodged in all the 67 jails in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Government has decided to equip the prisons with high-tech surveillance equipment.

  • Gurunath Meiyappan _ Raj Kundra

    Supreme court – IPL verdict out

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday found Raj Kundra and Gurunath Meiyappan guilty of betting in the Indian Premier League spot-fixing case, but cleared former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president N Srinivasan for his alleged cover-ups in the case.

  • Japan says looking at all possible ways to free hostages

    Tokyo: Japan said it was considering all possible ways to gain the release of two hostages held by the Islamic State group, as two people with contacts there offered to try to negotiate.

  • naukri hiring

    Find your dream job with ‘learning’ attitude

    New York: A new joint study by the University of Missouri and Lehigh University has found that job seekers with attitudes focused on “learning” will have more success finding their dream jobs.

  • Rohan Bopanna

    Rohan Bopanna through, Bhupathi out of Australian Open doubles

    Melbourne: India’s Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Daniel Nestor made it through to the second round of the men’s doubles at the Australian Open but veteran Mahesh Bhupathi and Austrian Jurgen Melzer lost rather meekly in their opening match here Thursday.

  • Twitter can predict rates of heart disease

    Washington: Popular microblogging site Twitter can accurately predict a community’s rate of coronary heart disease, the leading cause of death worldwide, researchers, including those of Indian-origin, have found.

  • Central Railway Delay

    CR services delayed after overhead wire breaks in Thane

    Mumbai: The morning peak hour traffic on Central Railway (CR) was affected on Thursday, with trains running late  by 40 minutes, after an overhead wire broke near Thane at 5:45 am.

  • Walnut

    Eating walnuts daily may boost memory: Study

    Los Angeles: Eating a handful of walnuts daily as a snack, or as part of a meal, can help improve your memory, a new study has claimed.

  • Hafiz-saeed

    Pakistan bans JUD, Haqqani network

    Islamabad: In a paradigm shift in its policy against terrorism, Pakistan has included Jamaat-ud-Dawa led by the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed and the dreaded Haqqani network in the list of proscribed organisations after the US mounted pressure on the country.

  • Obama

    President Obama’s India visit a “seminal moment” for bilateral ties: USA

    Washington: Describing the upcoming India visit of Barack Obama as a “seminal moment” for bilateral ties, the US has said it sends a “very important” message to the world about the commitment of the two countries to realise the “extraordinary” potential of their relationship.

  • Cancer

    10 new antibodies found against cancer

    London: Scientists have developed 10 new antibodies that starve tumours of oxygen and can help in the battle against cancer.

  • HC refuses urgent hearing of PIL on Sunanda death case probe

    New Delhi:  The Delhi High Court today refused to give an urgent hearing to a plea seeking its intervention in the ongoing probe into the mysterious death of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar.

  • murder case

    Woman and daughter killed by gunmen

    Jehanabad:  Unidentified gunmen killed a woman and her daughter at their house in Jehanabad district of Bihar during the early hours today.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Sentiments to convert into investments soon: Arun Jaitley

    Davos:  India is back in the reckoning at the global centre-stage and the huge build-up in positive sentiments among investors should soon start converting into real investment flows on the ground, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said.