Free Press Journal
  • New device separates cancer cells from blood

    Washington : Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a low-cost device that uses sound to separate circulating cancer cells from blood samples for diagnostic, prognostic and treatment purposes, reports PTI.

  • Karan Johar

    Karan Johar launches trailer of PHIR SE

    Karan Johar launched the trailer of Kunal Kohli’s upcoming romantic drama, ‘Phir Se’ on Twitter. Not many know that Karan Johar and Kunal Kohli go back a long way and have been friends ever since both of them assisted Aditya Chopra on films made under Yash Raj Films banner.

  • 10-year-old diesel vehicles banned

    NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday banned all 10-year-old diesel vehicles from plying on Delhi roads.  A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar passed the order and asked all the transport authorities concerned to give details of all such vehicles. The tribunal also asked the agencies concerned to ensure that all entry points into the city have units to check pollution levels, weight and age of vehicle

  • AITA up for the Underprivileged

    New Delhi : The Wimbledon Foundation and the Magic Bus, a non-profit organisation, today joined hands by launching a joint initiative through which they will strive to introduce the game of tennis to 2000 underprivileged children for their social development.

  • 9 senior bureaucrats reshuffled

    NEW DELHI: Eight senior bureaucrats of the additional secretary rank, six of them from 1984 batch, including New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) chairman Jalaj Shrivastava of AGMUT (Union Territory) cadre, have been reshuffled. Shrivastava has been appointed an additional secretary in Department of Agriculture and Cooperation for a period of four years in place of Ranglal Jamuda, while his cadre batchmate Ms Nutan Guha has been posted in Ministry of Women and

  • We have good record at Eden, Rohit Sharma

    Kolkata: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma said his team feels at home at the Eden Gardens, having won their maiden Indian Premier League title at this venue two years ago. “We have always felt confident here. If you look at the records, we have done really well here,” Rohit said.

  • Great passes wisdom to great in making

    Kolkata : Sachin Tendulkar took the centrestage at the Eden Gardens as the Mumbai Indians ‘icon’ was seen giving a pep talk to his team before getting into a long chat with RCB skipper Virat Kohli.

  • Mumbai Development Plan: Plot thickens

    Much is being said and written about the draft Development Plan (DP) for Mumbai by town planning experts, architects, citizens’ groups and political parties, since it will shape and equip the city for the future.

  • Guru, Praneeth, Tarun-Sikki reach Singapore Open main draw

    Singapore : Commonwealth Games bronze medallist RMV Gurusaidutt and young B Sai Praneeth advanced to the main draw of Singapore Open Super Series badminton tournament after notching up contrasting wins in the men’s singles qualifiers on Tuesday.

  • REC stake sale today; govt sets floor price at Rs 315

    New Delhi : The government will sell 5% stake in Rural Electrification Corporation today at Rs 315 a share to mop up over Rs 1,550 crore, marking the first disinvestment of the current fiscal. The floor price of Rs 315 a share is at a discount of 2.07 per cent over the closing price of Rs 321.65 a share.

  • IIT Jodhpur students boycott classes      

    JODHPUR: Students of IIT Jodhpur, who have been boycotting their classes for past one week demanding removal of Director C V R Murti, on Tuesday brought academic and administrative work to a standstill by blocking all the entrances of the institute. “We made human barriers at all the entrances of the institute to stop both academic and administrative staff from entering the premises,” said one of the protesting students.  Following this, the

  • Now, Centre-State to push hard for Jaitapur project

    Mumbai : The Union as well as the State government appear to have started pushing hard for the Nuclear Power Project at Jaitapur now. The project is opposed by Shiv Sena, the partner of the BJP in both the governments.

  • New battery charges your phone in just 60 seconds

    Wellington : New technology definitely seems to aim at saving our time and a bendable battery that could charge a smartphone in 60 seconds perfectly fits in that category, reports ANI.

  • Fox Star Studios leading the way

    Fox Star Studios has the one of the biggest slates in Bollywood and Hollywood. The studio has an impressive line- up comprising Ranbir Kapoor-Anushka Sharma starrer ‘Bombay Velvet’ which is helmed by none other than the poster boy of Indie Cinema: Anurag Kashyap, Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor’s ‘Prem Ratan Dan Payo’ by Sooraj Barjatya, Sushant Singh Rajput’s ‘M S Dhoni: The Untold Story’ by Neeraj Pandey, Sonam Kapoor’s ‘Neerja’, Sonakshi Sinha’s

  • Celeb lawyer Amal roped in for Nasheed’s release

    Colombo : Jailed former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed announced a high-profile international legal team, including prominent rights lawyer Amal Clooney, to prepare a fresh attempt to secure his release. Nasheed was imprisoned for 13 years last month following a rushed trial which the UN says was in violation of Maldives’ own laws and practices and international standards.

  • Dalit man dies in police custody

    KHANDWA (MP):  A 35-year-old Dalit man detained for allegedly teasing a girl, died under mysterious circumstances in police custody early morning here on Tuesday. He hanged himself in the police lock up. Police sources said that Vinay Gharu, a daily wage staffer of the municipal corporation, committed suicide in the Moghat police station lock up. However, family members of the deceased allege that he was beaten to death by the police. Vinay,

  • MI to have Ethihad, Jet as airline partners

    Mumbai: Etihad Airways and Jet Airways would be the official airline partners and sponsors for Mumbai Indians at the IPL. It will be the second consecutive year that the two airlines have partnered with the 2013 title winners, a media release said. “The IPL is recognised as one of the most exciting competitions, with the Mumbai its biggest team, so it’s great news for Etihad to be named as the team’s joint

  • Judiciary must also introspect

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi was not wrong in suggesting that the higher judiciary often sways to the tune of the `five-star civil society activists.’ Speaking at a conference of chief ministers and chief justices in New Delhi the other day, Modi had a lot of good things to say about the higher judiciary, its positive role in correcting other branches of the Constitution should they stray from their designated tasks, but he

  • Hindu colony to remain non-hawking zone: Minister

    Mumbai : The ‘Hindu Colony’ at Dadar would remain a non-hawking zone, minister of state for urban development Dr Ranjit Patil told the Legislative Council on Tuesday.

  • Nursing moms treat sex as a survival strategy

    Washington : In a first such study that focuses on how women experience sex after having babies, US researchers have revealed that more time in the bedroom after delivery may be a survival strategy to keep the relationships with their partners alive and well, reports IANS.