Free Press Journal
  • Full faith in judiciary, says Yakub’s brother

    New Delhi : Suleiman Memon, the brother of Yakub Memon who has been sentenced to death for his role in the 1993 Mumbai blasts, on Wednesday said that he had full faith in the judiciary and the almighty.

  • Stipend for Anganwadi workers hiked

    Mumbai : The State government has decided to hike stipend of Anganwadi workers who had been agitating over the issue.

  • Love drinking? How much is too much?

    New Delhi : Have you heard of “Holiday Heart Syndrome”? It happens when a non-drinker or a light drinker gives in to the weekend party mood and goes on a drinking spree.

  • Prone to cheating? Blame your hormones

    New York : People with higher levels of the reproductive hormone testosterone and the stress hormone cortisol are more likely to repeatedly engage in cheating and other unethical behaviour, a new study suggests, reports IANS.

  • Hockey: Khanna Trust emerge champs

    Mumbai :  Khanna Trust Sports Club riding on their steady, consistent performances emerged champions, wining the Fourth Division title in the MHAL (Mumbai Hockey Association Limited) League – 2014-2015.

  • Assembly passes five bills amid din

    Mumbai : Even after pandemonium in the house over corruption charges against ministers and the Congress members’ letter in support of Yakub Memon, the Legislative Assembly on Thursday passed five bills and almost completed business scheduled for the day.

  • CPI wants death penalty abolished

    New Delhi: The CPI on Wednesday protested the Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss Bombay blasts case convict Yakub Memon’s plea against his execution on Thursday, saying the time has come to reconsider all laws to abolish the death penalty.

  • Kohli fails, India ‘A’ skittled out for 135

    Chennai :  Indian Test captain Virat Kohli’s woeful form continued as hosts India ‘A’ were shot out for a paltry 135 by Australia ‘A’ in the second unofficial ‘Test’ match, here on Wednesday.

  • Supreme Court

    Top SC lawyers in verbal spat

    New Delhi : Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi and senior advocate T R Andhyarujina on Wednesday had heated exchanges at the fag end of the hearing on the plea of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon when the former questioned the latter’s locus to argue the case, calling the convict a “traitor”.

  • Kabul probing Mullah Omar death reports

    Kabul : The Afghan government on Wednesday said it was examining reports that Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead – which comes as Afghan officials and Taliban representatives are set to hold a second round of peace talks in Pakistan on Friday.

  • Vedanta Q1 net profit at Rs 866 crore

    New Delhi : Challenging market conditions and volatility in commodity prices pulled down the consolidated net profit of mining major Vedanta by 35 per cent to Rs 866 crore in the first quarter of 2015-16.

  • Why practice doesn’t always make perfect

    Washington DC : With a new research on the brain’s capacity to learn, researchers have claimed that the brain has more to it than the well known saying “practice makes perfect”, reports ANI.

  • Mercy petition has to be disposed of before execution: K T S Tulsi

    New Delhi: Following the rejection of 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon’s curative petition on a death warrant by the Supreme Court, senior lawyer KTS Tulsi on Wednesday said the mercy petition pending with the President has to be disposed off before the former’s execution can take place.

  • ‘Happy Birthday’ song not under copyright anymore

    London : The ‘Happy birthday’ song, which is also the world’s most popular song, can now be used in movies and films as Warner Chappell’s copyright over the song is not valid anymore, reports ANI.

  • Thane bldg collapse: Toll reaches nine

    Thane : At least nine persons were killed and 10 others injured after a four-storey building housing 20 families collapsed in Thakurli in the district.

  • Dr Reddy’s teams up with Purdue University for drug research

    Hyderabad : The US-based Purdue University has signed a MoU with Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Limited (DRL) to forge a strong strategic partnership in a range of research areas and novel technologies in the field of pharmaceutical processes and product development.

  • Louis Berger bribery case: Goa cops quiz ex-CM Kamat

    Panaji : Former Goa chief minister and senior Congress leader Digambar Kamat was today questioned by crime branch for two hours in connection with the US firm Louis Berger bribery case.

  • Life on Earth probably started as a hiccup rather than roar

    Washington DC : A new research has looked into the origins of Earth and claimed that nearly 4 billion years ago, life on the planet probably started as a hiccup rather than a roar, reports ANI.

  • Here is what coffee can do to your brain

    Washington DC : A new study has predicted the association between coffee consumption habits and the incidence of pre-symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, says ANI.