Free Press Journal
  • New insight into preventing eye disease

    Washington: Nerve cells and blood vessels in the eye constantly “talk” to each other to maintain healthy blood flow and prevent disease, finds a new research, reports IANS.

  • ISL delegation to visit EPL headquarters

    New Delhi: Seeking to get the most out of its association with the English Premier League in bringing the best practices in India, organisers of Indian Super League football along with its club representatives are visiting the EPL headquarters in London for a five-day workshop. The workshop will commence from today. The 23-member Indian Super League contingent will first visit the Premier League headquarter followed by the offices of the three clubs

  • Fans boo umpires after Pujara dismissal

    Headingley : India’s Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara’s contentious dismissal in an English County Championship match between Yorkshire and Warwickshire created a mini-controversy as some of the home team fans booed the umpires at the end of the day’s play.

  • Atrocity case: Hours after arrest,  BJP corporator let off on bail

    Bhayandar: More than a month after a case of atrocity was registered against her at the Mira Road police station, BJP corporator Dr. Naina Vasani was finally arrested and produced before the judiciary which granted her bail on Tuesday. An FIR was registered against Vasani and five others following a  complaint registered by Muk-tabai Tawre who runs a footwear stall in Shanti Nagar. In her complaint, Tawre alleged that ow-ing to her

  • BOMBAY VELVET getting grander by the minute

    The team of ‘Bombay Velvet’ came together to launch the second trailer of the film and oh my, it was grand. The trailer has garnered a lot of appreciation and people have been anticipating the release of the film, not just now but from the minute ‘Bombay Velvet’ was conceptualised.

  • After earthquake, thunder squall hits Bihar, claims 6

    Patna : With Bihar still grappling with the large scale devastation and loss of lives in cyclonic storm followed by quake, a thunder squall on Tuesday hit the state claiming six lives.

  • Unique 3D map of the universe created

    Ontario : Astrophysicists have created a 3D map of the universe that spans nearly two billion light years and is the most complete picture of our cosmic neighbourhood so far, reports IANS.

  • Kitne Aadmi Thay?

    The newest poster of ‘Gabbar Is Back’ features Bollywood’s Khiladi Akshay Kumar echoing yet another iconic dialogue ‘Kitne Aadmi Thay?’ and a crowd of people standing in support behind him. Wonder what twist this film has for all its followers!  Fans have time and again been treated to various dialogue promos and sneak-peaks of the film leaving them highly excited and curious. With less than a week to go for its release,

  • Nepali woman rescued by Indians after spending days under debris

    Kathmandu :  Nepali woman, who was trapped under the rubble of a building that collapsed in Saturday’s massive earthquake, was brought out alive by an Indian team of rescuers after two agonising days. Amidst the devastation all around her, she said it “feels like a different world” now.

  • US flags land, FDI as key sticking points

    New Delhi : The US asked India to resolve land acquisition and FDI-related issues to attract funds for smart cities and said many projects may not be commercially viable unless these are addressed.

  • We are striking the right team balance: David Warner

    Mohali : An elated Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner expressed happiness at his side getting the balance right in the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League. Warner said it is difficult to choose from the pace weaponry he has at his disposal, especially with South African Dale Steyn and New Zealand’s Trent Boult in the dug-out.

  • Indians getting married at higher age, fertility is down: Census

    New Delhi : Indians are now getting married at higher age than a decade ago and a decline in fertility is also observed, the 2011 census study released here on Tuesday said. It is observed that the female mean age at marriage has increased from 18.3 to 19.3 years, whereas the increase in male is from 22.6 to 23.3 years during census 2001-11.

  • Counter Cong propaganda on land bill: BJP MPs told

    New Delhi : The BJP on Tuesday asked its MPs to counter effectively the Congress “propaganda” against the government on the issues of land acquisition bill and agrarian crisis,and to reach out to the people with “with facts and figures”.

  • Govt relaxes norms for sugar exports to EU, US

    New Delhi : With the government relaxing norms, any trader or entity can export sugar to the European Union and the US under quota systems, which entitles shipments to enjoy low tariff, reports PTI.

  • Cops release sketches of shooters in murder case

    Bhayandar: A fortnight after gangster turned property dealer Vijay alias Bunty Pradhan  was shot dead outside a bar in Mira Road, the police on Monday released the sketches of two shooters involved in the brazen murder. However, the killers and the actual masterminds behind the brazen shootout still elude cops who are struggling hard for a significant breakthrough in the case. A resident of Andheri, Pradhan was shot dead outside Pushpak Bar

  • Exercise key to healthy brain among the ageing

    New York : Physical activities such as walking helps older adults lessen age-related decline in brain structure, says a new research, reports IANS.

  • Same old ways persist

    Again, the government seems to have got the signals all wrong. Markets have been spooked by the arbitrary demand for some Rs. 40,000 crores as arrears of Minimum Alternate Tax from foreign investors. MAT at the rate of 20 percent is levied on capital gains, the actual incidence depending on the   inflation index. Clearly, the one-dimensional income tax apparatchiks did not consider the consequences of demand notices for periods going as far