Free Press Journal
  • USFDA issues warning letter to Sharon Bio-medicine

    New Delhi :  The US health regulator has issued a warning letter to Sharon Bio-medicine for failing to pay generic drug user fee by its owner for three years starting 2013, saying its Dehradun-based facility would be barred from shipping products to the US if the dues are not cleared.

  • Sharp Fall In Number Of Extreme Poor

    New Delhi  : India has halved the incidences of extreme poverty from 49.4 per cent in 1994 to 24.7 per cent in 2011, even though it is still behind neighbours such as Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal in terms of poverty reduction, says the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDG) report released here by NITI Aayog member Dr Bibek Debroy.

  • DGCA nixes airlines’ plea to charge for check-in baggage

    New Delhi : In a relief to fliers, the civil aviation regulator DGCA has rejected the plea of some airlines to allow them to charge for the check-in baggage saying such a fee would be applicable only on baggage which exceeds the free limit of 15 kgs, reports PTI.

  • South Asian Games to be postponed

    New Delhi :  The much-delayed 12th South Asian Games to be held in Guwahati and Shillong will be postponed by a few months from the earlier December 10-20 schedule, the governing body of the regional multi-sporting event decided on Wednesday.

  • 74-year-old Ghatkopar patient treated successfully with dual laser technology

    Mumbai : In a first one of its kind surgery, a 74-year old man from Ghatkopar who was suffering from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and chronic retention of urine with early kidney failure was treated with dual laser technology at Global Hospital in Parel. The Ghatkopar resident has been reported stable, his kidneys are functioning well and has been leading a healthy life post his operation.

  • After NRI, effort to give voting rights to migrants: SC told

    New Delhi : The draft bill to provide voting rights to NRIs through postal ballots would be further revised before it is tabled in Parliament and the Cabinet would consider a note in this regard, government told the Supreme Court was informed on Wednesday.

  • Thaw in wheat

    There are signs of thaw in the inter-state cold war over wheat between Madhya Pradesh (MP) on one hand and Maharashtra and Gujarat on the other. Shri S.K.Patil said that MP’s surplus wheat will soon start flowing into Maharashtra and Gujarat. The MP Government will issue licenses to wholesalers to facilitate free movement of wheat. The minimum and maximum prices of MP wheat have been fixed. In fairness to the MP cultivators,

  • Fewer women shown online ads related to high-paying jobs

    Washington : Lesser number of women as compared to men are shown online ads promising high-salary jobs, a new study of Google ads by researchers, including those of Indian origin, has found, reports PTI.