Free Press Journal
  • Hristo Stoichkov

    Van Gaal destroying Man United: Hristo Stoichkov

    Sofia (Bulgaria): Bulgarian football legend Hristo Stoichkov has urged Spanish club FC Barcelona’s midfielder Pedro Rodriguez against signing a deal with Manchester United, saying its manager Louis Van Gaal is destroying the English club.

  • Universe is slowly dying but no need to panic yet: Scientists

    Sydney: After analysing the data from nearly two lakh galaxies, an international team of astronomers has come to the conclusion that the universe is slowly dying and has remained only half what it was two billion years ago. But there is no need to panic as there is still about 100 billion years to go, said the researchers from the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) in western Australia. “We used

  • Govt plans to do away security clearance to MSO, media

    New Delhi: Government plans to do away with national security clearance for Multi System Operators in the media sector. Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said in Lok Sabha that the Home Ministry has recently streamlined/relaxed national security clearance norms for certain sensitive sectors of the economy including the media sector.

  • Air ambulance ferries organs harvested from brain dead

    Kochi: In the second instance of use of air ambulance in the state to ferry harvested organs, a chartered aircraft was today used to transport the heart and lungs of a 19-year-old brain dead patient from here to a hospital in Chennai. A green corridor was created along the more than 30-km stretch of the road from Lakeshore Hospital here to the international airport at nearby Nedumbassery for uninterrupted passage of the ambulance carrying

  • isis

    California man guilty of trying to support Islamic State

    Los Angeles: A California college student who lied on a passport application so he could travel to Syria and join the Islamic State has pleaded guilty to a terrorism- related charge. Adam Dandach, 21, yesterday pleaded guilty to attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State and to lying on a passport application. He  acknowledged in a plea agreement filed in U.S. District Court in Santa Ana that he supported violent

  • Gold at over two-week high on global cues, jewellers buying

    New Delhi: Extending its rising streak for the fourth straight day, gold prices surged by another Rs 200 to trade at over two-week high of Rs 25,400 per ten grams at the bullion market today amid a firming global trend and increased buying by jewellers.

  • Australia unveils new emissions cut target

    Canberra: The Australian government has announced its emissions reduction target, signalling a reduction of 26-28 percent in carbon emissions by 2030. The government has come up with a “responsible” target that would not harm Australia’s resource-driven economy, Xinhua cited Prime Minister Tony Abbott as saying on Tuesday. “We have come to a position that our 2030 emissions target will be in the range of 26-28 percent,” he said. “There is a definite

  • Greece reaches third bailout deal

    Athens: Greece and its international lenders on Tuesday reached an agreement on a third bailout deal, a media report said. The deal was concluded shortly after 8 a.m., following a marathon session of talks that began on Monday morning, state-run Kathimerini daily reported. Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos confirmed that a deal is in place. “We are very close,” he said, adding “There are a couple of very small details remaining on prior

  • Sudhir-Mungantiwar

    It is not moral policing: Sudhir Mungantiwar on hotel “raids”

    Mumbai: Amid criticism of Mumbai Police for the weekend raids at the city’s Madh Island and Aksa area on August 6, Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar today said there is no “moral policing” and police must be encouraged for “good things”.

  • Kim Kardashian

    Kim Kardashian slams Caitlyn Jenner

    Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West has blasted Caitlyn Jenner for “bashing” her mother Kris Jenner.

  • I do not disagree with my father: Abhishek bachchan

    New Delhi: Actor Abhishek Bchchan says he does not have any differences of opinion with his father Amitabh Bachchan as they share a great understanding. Abhishek, who will be next seen in the upcoming comedy-drama “All is Well” which stars Rishi Kapoor and Supriya Pathak as his parents, said his father gives him enough space to voice his opinions.

  • India, Srilanka

    Confident India face Sri Lanka in first Test

    Galle: India will have an eye on the third spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings when they take on Sri Lanka in the first match of the three-Test series at the Galle International Cricket Stadium here on Wednesday.

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    Mothers of IVF babies at increased risk of digestive disease

    London: Women who give birth to babies using in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) are at increased risk of a chronic digestive disease, says a new study. The researchers from Turkey compared two groups of women who had given birth to their first child at least one year earlier and found that those who had had IVF were three-times more likely to be diagnosed with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), than those who had conceived naturally.

  • Anirban Lahiri

    Golfer Anirban Lahiri hopes to bounce back at PGA Championship

    Mosel (Wisconsin): He may have finished a lowly 53rd at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational last week but leading Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri has said he has it in him to bounce back strongly at the PGA Championship, the fourth and final Major of the year, which begins here on Thursday.

  • 4,400 year-old artefacts unearthed in Egypt

    Cairo: A set of 4,400-year-old artefacts were unearthed under a temple in the southern Egyptian city of Aswan, an official statement said. According to the country’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, skeletons and burial items were unearthed under the Edfu temple, located 90 km north of Aswan, during restoration work. “The discovery was made during the restoration work of the temple’s foundation which involves reducing its groundwater level,” Antiquities Minister Mamdouh Al-Damaty said

  • Salman Khan, Sooraj Pancholi, Athiya Shetty

    Want to make stars out of Sooraj and Athiya: Salman

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan says he is not worried about the box office fate of his home production “Hero” as his focus is to make its lead actors Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty the next stars of Bollywood.

  • India, Mens Hockey

    It’s hockey Olympians versus rest in MHA elections

    Mumbai: Olympians Gurbax Singh Grewal, Merwyn Fernandis and Joaquim Carvalho, a former national coach, along with a host of other internationals will be up against the ruling group led by Manga Singh Bakhshi in the elections of the Mumbai Hockey Association Limited tomorrow.

  • Emergency declared in US town after shooting

    Washington: A state of emergency was declared in a Missouri county as protesters turned violent after police shot and critically injured one man Sunday, the anniversary of the killing of an unarmed black teenager Michael Brown “The recent acts of violence will not be tolerated in a community that has worked so tirelessly over the last year to rebuild and become stronger,” St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger said in a statement