Free Press Journal
  • It’s official: 2014 was hottest year on record

    New York : The unusually warm weather that you felt last year was experienced across most parts of the world, making 2014 the hottest year in recorded history, said a report based on contributions from 413 scientists from 58 countries around the world, reports IANS.

  • Dengue infections in India underestimated

    Washington : The number of people infected by two mosquito-borne viruses — dengue and chikungunya — in southern India is much higher than estimated, researchers, including those from India, have found, reports PTI.

  • Battle for Bihar to be fought in phases

    Patna : The high-stakes battle for Bihar, essentially between BJP and the ‘Janata Parivar’ is likely to be fought in a multi-phases, probably between late October and early November sandwiched between festivals.

  • ‘Kumbh’: Sai temple to be open 24×7

    Shirdi: The Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust (SSST) has decided that the Saibaba shrine in temple-town Shirdi will remain open for 24 hours during the ‘Sihastha Parvani’ period, as scores of devotees are expected to visit. SSST’s executive officer Rajendra Jadhav said on Sunday the shrine will be kept open for 24 hours on August 29, September 13, 18 and 25. If the crowds are more than expected during these days, then online

  • New brain implant delivers drugs via remote control

    Washington : Researchers have developed a new wireless device the width of a human hair that can be implanted in the brain and activated by remote control to deliver drugs.

  • Single-brand retail remains a non-starter, only Rs 700 cr FDI in 9 years    

    New Delhi : India has received lukewarm response in the single-brand retail segment, getting only $135 million (about Rs 700 crore) of foreign direct investment in about nine years. On the other hand, one proposal in multi-brand retail alone has attracted an investment of $ 140.3 million (Rs 850 crore).

  • Landslide: Special trains between Mumbai, Pune

    New Delhi : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday announced two special trains between Mumbai and Pune to clear the passengers stranded due to a landslide on the busy highway that has crippled road traffic.

  • Police cracks blind murder mystery, two arrested

    KHANDWA : Police has solved a murder mystery with arrest of two persons in village Jogibeda. The motive behind the murder was stealing a goat which.

  • Continuous rains in state: Dhar collector alerts officers

    DHAR : Collector Jaishree Kiwayat has alerted officers including SDMs, Tehsildars, CEO of Janpads and officers of the municipality with regards to the continuous rains which have been witnessed in the district. She asked the officers to make sure that people are shifted from submerged areas in due course of time, and to make sure that they do not have to face any food or water crisis.

  • Moral support’ for UP braveheart IPS officer

    New Delhi : Whistleblowers Ashok Khemka and Sanjiv Chaturvedi on Sunday gave open support to suspended Uttar Pradesh IPS officer Amitabh Thakur, as he refused to budge in his fight against the Akilesh Yadav government and alleged the woman, who accused him of rape, was being used as a ‘puppet’ by UP Mining minister Gayatri Prajapati.

  • One dies, four injured in car-truck collision

    MHOW: A 20-year-old boy died and four injured after their car rammed into a truck which was parked at the edge of road on Rau-Khalghat forelane near Manpur. All youths were heading towards Mandu from Indore in the car.

  • School children of MLA’s village found playing cards

    MEGHNAGAR : Questions have always been raised with regards to the government schools. Officers are found inspecting these schools, but the problems that these schools face are not noticed by these inspectors.

  • IITs turning ‘Anti-India’ hubs? 

    New Delhi : An article in the RSS mouthpiece Organiser has charged that IITs are turning into hubs of “anti-India and anti-Hindu” activities.

  • Dairy products make probiotics more potent

    Washington : The success of probiotics for boosting human health may depend partly upon the food, beverages, or other material carrying the probiotics, a study shows, says IANS.

  • Parliament

    Indian Parliament Monsoon Session: Constructive or destructive Opposition?

    The monsoon session of Parliament is set to be stormy. But, you may well ask, which session in recent years has not been stormy. The fact is that following the end of the one-party domination of Indian politics in the late 70s and 80s, Parliament has come to reflect the sharp ground- level divisions present in our society. In a way, fragmentation of the polity has only helped to make it more

  • ‘Cosby used fame and drugs to pursue women’

    New York : US comedian Bill Cosby admitted that he offered mentorship and money to women he had sex with, according to court documents cited in the New York Times.