Free Press Journal
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    Now, tear- and bad breath-free onions

    Washington: Onions are known for making you cry, however, you might be in for a good luck now as a U.K. supermarket chain has introduced a red onion that promises to be tear- and bad breath-free. The onion, developed by British farmer Alastair Findlay of agricultural co-operative Bedfordshire Growers, has been 20 years in the making, Fox News reported.

  • AAP Arvind Kejriwal

    Delhi MLAs under the lens

    The Delhi Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of all 70 newly elected MLAs in the Delhi 2015 Assembly Elections.

  • Aamir Khan says films are being targeted to get publicity

    Mumbai: Actor Aamir Khan, whose last movie “PK” got embroiled in multiple controversies before and after its release, feels that films have now become soft targets for publicity-hungry people. “PK”, which portrays Aamir Khan as an alien, raised questions about religion and people’s blind faith in godmen.

  • Arvind Kejriwal, Narendra Modi

    Arvind Kejriwal to meet PM Narendra Modi tomorrow

    New Delhi: Chief Minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal, whose Aam Aadmi Party decimated the rivals in the Delhi Assembly election, will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow and invite him for the swearing-in ceremony at Ramlila Maidan on February 14.

  • Arvind Kejriwal, Venkaiah Naidu

    Arvind Kejriwal meets Venkaiah Naidu

    New Delhi : A day after leading his party to a landslide victory in Delhi Assembly polls, Chief Minister- designate Arvind Kejriwal today met Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu and discussed various issues with him including that of unauthorised colonies in the city and full statehood. He was accompanied by party leader Manish Sisodia.

  • Shiv Sena, Uddhav Thackrey

    BJP reduced to ‘dirt’ by AAP, says Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: In a stinging attack on the BJP after its rout in Delhi Assembly polls, Shiv Sena today said the saffron party has been turned into “dirt” by the broom-wielding AAP and targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the poor show.

  • Swine Flu

    Himachal gears up to tackle swine flu

    Shimla: Himachal Pradesh, which has one reported swine flu case so far, Wednesday said adequate arrangements have been made to deal with the influenza. The government is fully geared up and adequate arrangements have been made to deal with the swine flu, a government spokesperson told IANS.

  • Rupee down

    Rupee down 11 paise against dollar in early trade

    Mumbai: The rupee lost 11 paise to 62.30 against the US dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to rise in the Greenback’s value against other currencies overseas.

  • India Sensex

    Sensex up 140 points; capital goods stocks gain

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Wednesday was trading 140.53 points or 0.50 percent up as capital goods stocks gained.  Good buying was observed in capital goods, banking and consumer durables sectors, while marginal selling pressure was seen in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector.

  • Rape

    Jaipur Rape Case: Police identifies main accused

    New Delhi : The Rajasthan Police has identified the chief suspect after arresting seven people in connection with the rape of a 20-year old Japanese tourist near Jaipur. The suspect allegedly raped the woman on Sunday on the Jaipur-Ajmer highway, near Mozmabad village in the Rajasthan. Inspector General of the local police force, D.C. Jain, said they the police have established the identities of their main suspects.

  • Narendra Modi

    BJP feels it misread people’s mood

    New Delhi :  From the single largest party with 31 seats in the 2013 elections to just three seats in last week’s election for the Delhi state assembly is a mighty fall for the Bharatiya Janata Party that has been riding the crest of a triumphant wave since May 2014.

  • Some consolation as Rohit gets cracking

    Adelaide : Riding on Rohit Sharma’s strokeful 150, an under-fire India finally registered a win after a long time as they crushed minnows Afghanistan by 153 runs in their second and final World Cup warm-up match here on Tuesday.

  • Bowling combination: Dhoni says we will wait and watch

    Adelaide : Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday left the question on Indian bowling combination for the World Cup beginning on Saturday unanswered, saying the team will take a decision depending on the conditions.

  • AAP sweeps Delhi, makes it BJP ‘mukt’

    New Delhi :  In a completely one-sided election, the Aam Aadmi Party, often derisively described as an anti-corruption upstart, has bagged 67 out of the 70 seats in the Delhi state assembly.

  • Indian-National-Congress

    Congress unfazed at the duck, can’t hide glee at BJP rout

    New Delhi :  The surprise element in the duck scored by the Congress in the Delhi elections is that no one among the senior leaders is surprised. If anything they are all chuckling over the BJP’s complete rout.

  • Psychologist helped me: Warner

    Sydney: Australian opener David Warner has said speaking to a psychologist helped him reclaim his composure and assisted in his quest to begin the World Cup campaign with a relaxed approach. “I’ve actually spoken to my psychologist about it,” Warner was quoted as saying by the Sydney Morning Herald on Tuesday. “There (are) thoughts go into your head. You try and premeditate, you want to come down the wicket to the spinner;

  • Shivraj Patil

    Political bigwigs: Structures razed

    Mumbai :  Two years after it sent notices, the BMC on Tuesday finally cracked down on illegal amalgamations and alterations inside convenience stores belonging to heavyweights from Maharashtra politics, including former union Home Minister and Punjab governor Shivraj Patil.

  • De Villiers fit to play warm-up fixture

    Christchurch: South Africa skipper AB de Villiers should be fit and ready to face New Zealand in the World Cup warm-up fixture here on Wednesday. De Villiers missed the Proteas’ first warm-up game against Sri Lanka after complaining off a stiff right hip. However, South Africa is not worried that the injury would prove to be a cause for concern at the World Cup, which starts Feb 14.


    Zing goes out of Amit Shah’s son’s wedding

    Gandhinagar :  Personal pride and political predilections make for a quaint combination. With the BJP reduced to a pale shadow of its triumphant self in Delhi polls on Tuesday, its party chief, Amit Shah, did not know whether to mourn or make merry.

  • Kiran Bedi

    Kiran puts both her feet in mouth

    New Delhi :  Some people are just not cut out for politics: they may be sincere, honest, upright and all that rot, but they cannot tread through what is often a political minefield during elections without tripping like Inspector Jacques Clouseau, the bumbling French detective of Pink Panther series.