Free Press Journal
  • Nitin Gadkari

    Willing to quit as Minister and MP if charges proved: Gadkari

    New Delhi: Facing Opposition heat over a CAG report, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today asserted in Rajya Sabha that he had done no wrong and was ready to quit as Minister as well as MP if charges of corruption against him are found correct. “If it is proved in any court of the world that I have done corruption worth even Rs 1, I am ready to quit not only from the ministership

  • Malaysian Airlines, flight MH370

    Australia to commit extra 63 million dollars to MH370 search

    Canberra: Australia will contribute an extra USD 63.4 million over the next two years to the search for missing airline MH370 if it is not found in the current probe, budget documents showed today.

  • Pakistani, Hindu

    Pakistan court set free 97 Hindu bonded labourers

    Lahore: A Pakistani court has set free 97 Hindus, including women and children, who had been kept as bonded labourers at a brick kiln in Pakistan’s Punjab province for the last four years.

  • Katrina and Ranbir

    No wedding plans yet for Katrina Kaif, says spokesperson

    Mumbai : Katrina Kaif’s spokesperson has clarified that there’s no truth to rumours about the actress’ wedding plans. This has come in the wake of reports that Katrina’s rumoured beau Ranbir Kapoor has revealed that they will wed next year.

  • Eating

    Dining with a light eater makes you eat less: study

    Melbourne: People are more likely to eat less if their dining companion consumes only a small amount of food, due to a psychological effect, a new study has found. Researchers led by the University of New South Wales (UNSW) found that how much food your dining companion eats can have a big influence on how much you consume. This psychological effect, known as social modelling, leads people to eat less than they normally

  • Salman Khan

    Salman Khan in Kashmir, resumes ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ shoot

    Srinagar : After getting relief from the Bombay High Court in the 2002 hit-and-run case, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan arrived here to resume shooting for his upcoming movie “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” in Sonamarg, Jammu and Kashmir’s picturesque hill station.

  • Nepal Quake Toll

    19 killed as new powerful quake jolts Nepal

    Kathmandu) At least 19 people were today killed and nearly 1,000 injured in Nepal when a new, powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake, jolted the Himalayan nation already battered by widespread death and destruction brought by the temblor less than three weeks ago.

  • Wearable Electronic cloth

    First wearable electronic cloth now available

    London: We are a step closer to wearable computers and devices as scientists have pioneered a new technique to embed transparent, flexible graphene electrodes into clothing fibres.

  • Brain

    Nano memory stores data like a human brain

    Sydney: Australian scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed nano memory capable of storing information in a way similar to a human brain — a significant step towards the creation of a bionic brain, Australian media reported. The device, 10,000 times thinner than a human hair, imitates the complex engineering of the brain with its twisted mass of nerve pathways, according to the team from RMIT University in Melbourne that created

  • dinosaurs

    Dinosaur snouts grown on baby chickens in lab

    Washington:  Scientists led by an Indian-origin researcher have for the first time grown dinosaur-like snouts on ordinary chicken embryos in a lab. Researchers successfully replicated the molecular processes that led from dinosaur snouts to the first bird beaks. Using the fossil record as a guide, a research team replicated ancestral molecular development to transform chicken embryos in a laboratory into specimens with a snout and palate configuration similar to that of small dinosaurs such as Velociraptor and

  • Jyotika

    Jyotika made ’36 Vayadhinile’ bigger than original: Director

    Chennai : Filmmaker Rosshan Andrrews says Jyotika’s presence in “36 Vayadhinile”, her comeback Tamil drama, has made it a bigger film than the original “How Old Are You” it is based upon.  Andrrews had also directed the original Malayalam version of the movie. “36 Vayadhinile” releases in cinemas on Friday.

  • Aus researchers develop brain-mimicking memory cell

    Melbourne: Australian researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed one of the world’s first electronic long-term memory cell which mirrors human brain’s ability to simultaneously process and store multiple strands of information.

  • drug

    Drug-resistant typhoid spreading fast globally

    London: Multi-drug resistant strains of the bacteria that cause typhoid are spreading fast globally, especially in developing countries, says a new study. The genomic study, with contributors from over two dozen countries, showed the current problem of antibiotic resistant typhoid is driven by a single clade, a family of typhoid bacteria called H58 that has now spread globally.

  • Justin Bieber Selena Gomez

    Justin Bieber feels Selena Gomez ‘soulmate’

    Los Angeles : Singer Justin Bieber feels Selena Gomez is his “soulmate”, and he “hates” being apart from the actress since he split from her late last year.

  • Earthquake

    26 killed in Nepal quake

    Kathmandu: At least 26 people were killed and over 150 were injured when a big earthquake struck Nepal on Tuesday. Initial reports reaching here said that 19 people were killed in Dolakha district, located about 170 km from here. Dolakha is about 130 km from Kodari, the epicentre of the 7.3 magnitude earthquake that struck in the afternoon. Two five-storeyed buildings collapsed in capital Kathmandu, an official said. Police spokesman Kamal Singh

  • GST

    GST bill goes to Rajya Sabha select committee

    New Delhi: The bill on the goods and services tax (GST) was on Tuesday sent to a select committee of the Rajya Sabha. The committee will table its report in the upper house on the last day of the first week of next parliament session. The 21-member committee is headed by Bhupender Yadav of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).