Free Press Journal
  • Mushrooms may boost immunity

    Washington : A mushroom species native to Asia may boost immunity when eaten daily, a new study has claimed, reports PTI.

  • ONGC to take over Tapti gas field facilities

    New Delhi : Oil and Natural Gas Corp has agreed to take over a part of the abandoned assets of the western offshore Tapti gas field from its joint venture partners Reliance Industries and BG once output falls to zero, reports PTI.

  • Corp earnings to dictate stock market trend

    Mumbai : The next batch of quarterly earnings of bluechip companies including Wipro and HDFC Bank would set the tone for the stock markets this week, say experts.    Besides this, investment trend by overseas investors, movement of rupee against dollar and crude oil price will also influence trading on the bourses, they added.                “This week, some big names like Hindustan Zinc, HCL Technologies, Wipro, Cairn India and HDFC Bank will announce

  • We didn’t know long train journeys could be so much fun!

    Travelling, for me, is something that I enjoy. I have been doing so since perhaps the day I was born! I enjoy every minute of it because there is just so much to do, when you go see new places and more. I love to know the history of places that we visit, and I have tried to inculcate the same in my kids – no point hitting the malls when you

  • One arrested for anti national activities

    Ratlam : Police arrested one Imran with country made revolver and in the checking at his house police got evidences of his being involved in the anti national activities.

  • Artificial blood vessel helpful in testing medical devices

    New York : Researchers have created an artificial blood vessel that can be used to study both the application and effects of devices used to extract life-threatening blood clots in the brain, reports IANS.

  • Union minister Gehlot dedicates primary health center to public

    Nagda : With the aim of providing treatment on time, the government is making efforts to set up primary health centers at various places so that in case of any accident or severe illness, people can get quick treatment. Union social justice minister Thawar Chand Gehlot said these lines while addressing a programme. He dedicated the new primary health center to the public on Saturday.

  • China to allow guide dogs on trains for blind

    Beijing : For the first time, visually impaired passengers in China will be allowed to take guide dogs onto trains from May 1, according to new rules announced.

  • General insurance sector growth slows to 3-yr low of 9.3% in FY15

    Mumbai : Subdued new premium growth due to poor auto sales and lack of new projects have dented the general insurance industry’s business expansion in FY 2015 to a three-year low of 9.3 % at Rs 84,715 crore, according to provisional data.  The industry had grown by 13 % in FY 2014 to Rs 77,540 crore, according to the General Insurance Council data.

  • Viswanathan Anand

    Viswanathan Anand draws with Giri

    Azerbaijan  : Former world champion Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by Anish Giri of the Netherlands after a combative game in the third round of Shamkir Chess on Sunday.

  • PIL in HC on Delhi church attacks 

    mumbai: A PIL has been moved in the Delhi High Court seeking protection of religious rights of Christians and a “court-monitored SIT probe” into the recent attacks on churches in the national capital. It prayed that the SIT should comprise members of the minority community or the National Minority Commission and alleged that the government has failed to prevent such attacks

  • Squirming actually helps hyperactive kids learn

    New York : Think twice before you slam a child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to sit still and concentrate. Researchers have found that the foot-tapping, leg-swinging and chair-scooting movements are vital to how such children remember information and work out complex tasks, reports IANS.

  • Rajat: Ties with Rajaratnam not proof of quid pro quo   

    New York : India-born former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta seeking to set aside his conviction on insider trading charges has said his friendship with jailed hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam does not prove he received personal gain by passing on classified information,

  • Freedom fighters’ pensions to be given as per 1995 GR

    Mumbai :  In the wake of some recent bogus pension cases of freedom fighters, Maharashtra government has decided to revise the process of sanctioning of cases and scrapped a previous government resolution (GR) in this regard.

  • Being fashionable may cause back pain

    New Delhi : Wearing tight clothes or figure-hugging shape wear may lead to nerve compression in your back and also restrict your hip bone movement, putting pressure on your spine and leading to backache, says an expert. Suraj Bafna, spine consultant, lists a few back pain culprits:

  • WFI selected 48 grapplers for International championships

    Haryana :  Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has selected 48 grapplers, including 16 women, to represent the country at the senior Asian Wrestling Championship in Doha from May 5-10 and the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship in Toronto from June 5-7.