Free Press Journal
  • DAVV directs colleges to create two seats for J & K students

    Indore : The Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has geared up to enforce supernumerary quota scheme in affiliated colleges for students from Jammu and Kashmir following the University Grants Commission (UGC)’s direction to the vice chancellor to accord highest priority to the subject.

  • Iraq hunts for jihadists after Tikrit victory claim

    Tikrit : Iraqi forces on Wednesday picked through the rubble-strewn streets of Tikrit after storming to the city centre, searching for diehard jihadist fighters and avoiding the booby traps they left behind.

  • 3-month-old among two swine flu casualties in city

    Mumbai : A 3-month-old baby with congenital heart disease is one of the two latest victims of swine flu in the city. The city reported 22 new cases of swine flu on Wednesday bringing the total to 1,805.

  • Doping is like cancer: Milkha

    Govt needs to sack the coaches and doctors of the athletes as it is not possible to dope without their knowledge. It is a shame for the parents and the country as a whole and needs to be dealt with firmly —Milkha Singh (more…)

  • Mumbai varsity puts misleading online ad about research guides

    Mumbai : Research aspirants and Senate members alleged that University of Mumbai’s official website is misleading about availability of research guides with the university and further alleged that the varsity is playing with their career.

  • HC notices to PS, collector on No Helmet No Petrol issue

    Indore : Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh high Court on Wednesday issued notices to the district collector and principal secretary (food and civil supplies) on a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging the administrative order to petrol pump owners to refrain from selling petrol to riders without helmets.

  • Paracetamol useless for lower back pain

    Sydney : In what could disappoint many who pop paracetamol pills regularly for lower back pain, researchers have found that this common over-the-counter drug is not effective in the treatment of spinal pain and provides negligible benefits for osteoarthritis, reports IANS.

  • Britain’s Murray takes milestone 500th victory

    Miami : Britain’s Andy Murray won his 500th career victory Tuesday, defeating South Africa’s Kevin Anderson 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to reach the ATP and WTA Miami Open quarter-finals.

  • Damaged coupler derailed train at Titwala, says CRS

    Mumbai : The damaged rod of a coupler caused five coaches of a CST-bound local train to derail at Titwala in March last year, leading to the death of 19-year-old Dhawal Lodhaya, states the inquiry report prepared by the Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS). The report was submitted to the general manager of Central Railway last week.

  • Narine need to undergo another test: Dalmiya

    Kolkata : Kolkata Knight Riders’ ace spinner Sunil Narine might have been cleared by the ICC but the West Indian will still have to appear for another test for his suspected illegal bowling action in Chennai, BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya said.

  • Antibodies that may trigger psychosis in kids detected

    Sydney : The presence of two antibodies may trigger episodes of psychosis in children, says a study, affirming a longstanding belief that auto-immune disorders play a significant role in psychiatric illnesses, reports IANS.

  • Car sales growth slows in March; Maruti posts record sales in FY15

    New Delhi : Reflecting the slow recovery in Indian automobile market, major car makers Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai saw modest growth in March, while others like Ford and Mahindra posted decline in sales during the month.

  • 2,000 evacuated after underground fire in London

    London : More than 2,000 people were evacuated from buildings in central London as toxic smoke filled the streets after an underground fire near London School of Economics. Firefighters said power cables had started a fire beneath the pavement in Holborn and they could not put it out until the current was switched off.

  • Delhi HC comes to aid of Muslim girl, Hindu hubby

    New Delhi : Coming to the aid of a Muslim girl who alleged threats from her family members after she married a Hindu, the Delhi High Court has allowed them to live together.

  • Open to playing any role: Hussey on his CSK return

    Chennai : Michael Hussey is happy to be back at the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and the 39-year-old Australian is open to performing any role for the two-time IPL champions in the upcoming edition.

  • WHDC launches Activation program

    Mumbai: The Mumbai based World Human Development Center (WHDC), belonging to World Peace Ambassadore Latesh Shah, has come out with an innovative concept of Mid Brain Activations. Specially designed for all age group between age group of  5 to-15 years as well as youngsters, the Mid Brain Activation program works on the basis of age old Chinese theory developed by the late eminent educator  Dr Makoto Shichinda.

  • Bebo returns to big screen with GABBAR

    Yes, it is true that she never really went away but it has been a while she has made a dhamaka and by the looks of it, ‘Gabbar’ will certainly give her that stage to showcase her antics. She is one of the most fiery actresses we have had and her sabbatical, though brief has had her fans missing her a great deal. And now that filmmakers have revealed her look in