Free Press Journal
  • Queen Elizabeth II becomes longest-reigning monarch

    London : Queen Elizabeth II became Britain’s longest-reigning monarch after passing the record set by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria, the media reported on Wednesday. The Queen, who is 89, will have reigned for 63 years and seven months – calculated at 23,226 days, 16 hours and approximately 30 minutes at about 17.30 (local time), BBC news reported.

  • Syria Crisis

    West divided on strikes against Syria

    The European countries are gradually veering round to the consensus that they should join hands to crush the ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) by taking part in military action in Syria. While the French President Francois Hollande has ordered preparations to begin for air strikes on Islamic State militants in Syria, George Osborne, the Chancellor, also said that the Syrian crisis needs to be dealt with “at source” in

  • Email anxiety new health hazard for young Indian professionals

    New Delhi : Thirty-five-year-old Shikha Girgla, a Delhi-based brand consultant and a happy-go-lucky personality for her peers, never thought that shifting office emails to her smartphone will reach a stage where she will require medical attention.

  • Quota panel submits report

    Gandhinagar : Committee,formed to negotiate and suggest ways in the wake of reservation demands being raised by various communities in Gujarat, submitted its report to Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Wednesday.

  • Taking painkillers without prescriptions is harmful: docs

    Mumbai : City doctors have warned people against the indiscriminate consumption of painkillers as excessive use can lead to health problems such as gastroenteritis, stomach ulcers, blood vomiting and kidney damage. The warning has come in the wake of increasing complaints of chronic joint pain and backache from people consuming painkillers on a regular basis. Health experts emphasise that painkillers are temporary medication and should be consumed only if recommended by one’s

  • Chairman of TVS Motors Venu Srinivasan, his wife Mallika Srinivasan, MRF group Chairman K.M. Mammen and Chairman of ITC Limited, Yogesh Chander Deveshwar, at the inaugural session of "Global Investors Meet (GIM) 2015" at Trade Center, in Chennai on Wednesday.

    Top corporate houses commit over Rs 1L cr investment in Tamil Nadu

    Chennai : Investment of over Rs one lakh crore was committed for Tamil Nadu at a maiden Global Investors Meet that began here on Wednesday, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said as she made a strong pitch for pushing the infrastructure sector. “The Global Investors Meet (GIM) had targeted investment commitments of Rs 1 lakh crore, which has already been exceeded. I am very confident that further commitments would be made over these two

  • Epileptic girl overcomes Mexico cannabis ban

    Mexico City : An eight-year-old girl who endures 400 daily epileptic seizures will become Mexico’s first authorised consumer of medical cannabis after the government granted her an exemption to its marijuana ban.