Free Press Journal
  • Glass deposits show Mars once had life

    Washington : A NASA spacecraft has detected deposits of glass on Mars which were formed by asteroid impacts and may hold signs of ancient life on the red planet, reports PTI.

  • Easy win for MCF ‘B’

    Mumbai : MCF ‘B’ and Khar Gymkhana ‘A’ kicked off their campaigns with fluent wins, in the SCS Motiram Memorial Cup for men Inter-Club Badminton Tournament, at the Cricket Club of India on Tuesday. MCF ‘B’ overcame Mazagon Dock, while Khar Gymkhana ‘A’ prevailed over Goregaon Sports Club ‘B’ and Thakur Sports Club beat MCF ‘C’ by identical 2-0 wins. In another tie, Balkan-ji-Bari overcame Catholic Gymkhana ‘B’ 2-1 after dropping the

  • How training slackers in office is better than whining about them

    Washington : A new study has suggested that fault-finding adult co-workers could make a big difference in young workers’ leadership development by developing relationships with them, modelling the behaviours they wish to see, and providing leadership growth opportunities, says ANI.

  • Singing for Mr Natwarlal was a nightmare for Big B

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has revealed that he had a tough time convincing music director Rajesh Roshan for not making him sing in “Mr Natwarlal”, which recently completed its 36 years, reports PTI.

  • Sensex posts longest losing run in 4 mths

    Mumbai : The benchmark BSE Sensex dropped for the sixth day to record its longest losing run in four months as fears of lowering India’s weightage on the MSCI index spooked the sentiment.

  • Bangladesh cricket head cricket coach Chandika Hathurusinghe (R) speaks to cricketer Tamim Iqbal during a practice session at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Narayanganj.

    Never seen a pitch like this: Bangladesh coach

    Fatullah : They might be the hosts but the Bangladeshi cricket team has been left baffled by the pitch for the one-off Test against India with their Sri Lankan coach Chandika Hathurusingha saying that he has never seen a track like the one in Khan Saheb Osman Ali Stadium here.

  • Can creativity pose a health threat?

    Washington : If you are much of an artistic person and have those ‘creative’ genes in you, then your risk of developing schizophrenia and bipolar disorder according to new research is very high, reports ANI.

  • MCL not to compete with legends league

    New Delhi : The Masters Champions League (MCL) has no intention to compete with a similar proposed event floated by cricketing greats Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne, said its promoter and former Australia batsman Dean Jones.

  • Zainab Bengura, United Nations Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict , speaks during an Interview with AFP at the UN headquarters in New York City.

    Jihadists’ slave markets sell girls at any price: UN envoy

    United Nations : Teenage girls abducted by Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria are being sold in slave markets “for as little as a pack of cigarettes,” the UN envoy on sexual violence has said.  Zainab Bangura visited Iraq and Syria in April, and has since been working on an action plan to address the horrific sexual violence being waged by IS fighters. “This is a war that is being fought on

  • Now, ‘she’ donates prize money for girl education

    Thane : Maryam Siddiqui, the 12-year-old schoolgirl who in March topped a competition testing knowledge of the Bhagwad Gita, has decided to donate her cash rewards for the cause of girl education.

  • HP to pay $100 mn to settle case tied to Autonomy deal

    Palo Alto (US) : Hewlett-Packard’s ill-fated acquisition of software maker Autonomy will cost another USD 100 million, as the personal computer and printer maker prepares to settle class-action litigation tied to the 2011 deal.

  • Man sues actress over her intense stare in TV show

    Beijing : Rules making it easier to file lawsuits in China have led to a new concern over frivolous claims, such as one in which a man says actress Zhao Wei stared at him too intensely through his TV set.

  • Remo D’souza khush hua!

    The super hit pair of Amruta Khanvilkar and Himmanshoo were faced with a tough question of whether to perform or skip the performance; the reason being Amruta running high fever (almost touching 104 degrees C). To make matters worse, Amruta’s favourite choreographer, Remo D’souza was attending the show as a special guest.

  • Prez to administer oath of office to CVC, CIC today

    New Delhi : President Pranab Mukherjee will administer the oath of office to newly appointed Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) K V Chowdary and Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) Vijai Sharma today.

  • Armaan bags chess title in Austria

    Austria : Mumbai boy Armaan Gala once again underlined his credentials as an upcoming chess player by emerging supreme in the Under-18 category of the prestigious annual Weiz International open Chess Championships which concluded at Weiz in Austria this Sunday.

  • Mumbai City FC re-sign Anelka

    Mumbai : Mumbai City FC on Tuesday announced the signing of prolific French striker Nicolas Anelka as the marquee player for the Indian Super League (ISL) Season 2. Anelka was officially the league’s fifth best player at the end of the inaugural season, where he scored twice with two assists. With this signing, Anelka will yet again bring his world class ability and experience to Mumbai City FC.

  • Reason for Indian cricket’s rise is IPL, opines Gayle

    London : Hailing the IPL as a top-class tournament, hard-hitting West Indian batsman Chris Gayle has credited the cash-rich Twenty20 annual event for Indian cricket’s rise in different formats of the game.

  • Monsoon Sale: Air India offers fares at Rs 1,777

    New Delhi : National carrier Air India  rolled out a limited period sale, offering all-inclusive fares as low as Rs 1,777 for travel on its domestic network, days after private airlines lowered their post-peak season ticket prices, reports PTI.

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