Free Press Journal
  • Prolonged sitting linked with fatty liver disease

    Seoul : Prolonged sitting such as watching TV and using the computer and other devices as well as reduced physical activity may increase risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) that may potentially lead to liver failure and death, new research has found, reports IANS.

  • Four deported by UAE for alleged IS links let off

    Thiruvananthapuram  : Four persons from the state earlier deported by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for their suspected connections with Islamic State (IS) were detained by the security agencies at Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode airports and released after interrogation on Tuesday.

  • India-China trade likely to rise to $80 bn in 2015

    Delhi : Despite the recent devaluation of Chinese currency Yuan and fluctuations of Indian rupee, both the countries are hopeful of maintaining the upward trend in bi-lateral trade during 2015.

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    Malaysia closes schools as Indonesia smoke haze worsens

    Kuala Lumpur : Malaysian authorities today ordered school closures in Kuala Lumpur and neighbouring states as worsening haze from Indonesian forest and agricultural fires enveloped the capital in a smoky grey shroud.

  • Trailer launch of Hindi movie ‘Bumper Draw’

    It’s a special day for the team of Hindi film Bumper Draw as the trailer of the movie was launched amidst much fanfare at Carnival Cinemas in Andheri.

  • Advance tax from banking, steel sector registers fall

    Mumbai : Sectors like steel and banking paid lesser tax, even as advance tax collection from top 45 corporates increased by 8 % for the period ending September 15, a senior Income Tax official said.

  • It’s the commitment that counts

    Once again, the Congress has put off organisational elections and deferred a change of guard from Sonia to Rahul Gandhi. Announced in March this year, the elections will now be held in 2016 and earlier this fortnight, the Congress president’s term, due to expire in December, was extended. Thus, hopes of sweeping party reforms triggered by Rahul’s recent makeover have been belied.

  • Measures to reduce negative impact will be adopted: MMRDA

    Mumbai : The second public consultation for the 22-km Mumbai Trans Harbour Link saw continued opposition from the fishermen community and environmentalists. During the consultation held at Sewri, which is to be connected with Nhava, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) assured the Kolis (fishermen) and environmentalists on mitigating measures to reduce the negative impact of the project. Interestingly, only around six to seven members of the fishermen community attended the

  • Spirited ONGC rally to down Union Bank

    Mumbai :  ONGC dished out a spirited performance as they rallied splendidly to put it across Union Bank of India by a 4-3 margin in an exciting Pool-B match of the MHAL Super Div League 2015. In this high-scoring encounter, six of the seven goals came from penalty corners.

  • 3D-printed ‘tadpole’ device to improve cancer diagnosis

    Beijing : A new 3D-printed tadpole-like medical device can improve diagnosis of various cancers by swimming around inside the organ of a patient and wirelessly transmitting video of what it sees, scientists say, reports PTI.

  • RBI may limit size of lender consortium

    Mumbai : With growing concerns over bad loans, the Reserve Bank of India is looking at the possibility of limiting the number of lenders in a consortium for better oversight of credit, Deputy Governor R Gandhi said.

  • Rizwan Adatia Foundation to adopt, develop 100 villages

    Vast oceans of inspiration splashed across the hearts and minds of an enthusiastic gathering as Philanthropist and Visionary entrepreneur Rizwan Adatia announced the adoption and immediate development plans for the Maliya Village of Gujarat.

  • India losing green cover more rapidly: study

    Melbourne : The world’s forests have shrunk by three per cent since 1990 – an area equivalent to the size of South Africa – with India among the countries losing green cover more rapidly, a new study has warned, reports PTI.

  • Turnbull sworn in as Aus new PM

    Canberra : Malcolm Turnbull was today sworn in as Australia’s new Prime Minister, becoming the country’s fifth premier in eight years after an internal revolt in the ruling Liberal Party forced Tony Abbott to quit.

  • Police Commissioner Javed Ahmed and megastar Amitabh Bachchan during helmet distribution to traffic policemen in Mumbai on Monday.

    Mumbai police eyes ‘people friendly’ makeover

    Mumbai : The Mumbai police will soon be just a click away for Mumbaikars, as the department plans to join Twitter in the coming months. Talking to the media persons on Tuesday, Ahmed Javed, Commissioner of Police said, “The Mumbai Police and the Traffic police will both have their own accounts of various social networking sites. We will be uploading latest news, updates and announcements on the page. Citizens can also inform

  • India home to 1.98 lakh millionaires

    New Delhi : India has become home to 11th largest population of millionaires with 1.98 lakh such high networth individuals, as falling oil prices and “constructive” election results helped the country post the biggest gains in terms of their number and total wealth during 2014.

  • Remy Supermarket Expansion: Remy Beauty House Opened

    Remy Super Market, as a part of its expansion & diversification, has opened a new division by the name, Remy Beauty House. Remy Beauty House sells all reputed brands of cosmetics in wholesale and retail.