Free Press Journal
  • Desi author on Man Booker Prize shortlist!

    London : Indian-origin British author Sunjeev Sahota is among six writers shortlisted for the prestigious Man Booker Prize for Fiction for 2015, it was announced here today.

  • Rioting leads to case against 140 in Ahmedabad

    Ahmedabad : A case of rioting has been registered against 140 persons belonging to two groups of different communities who allegedly clashed at Raikhad area of the city over a trivial issue and burnt down a few vehicles, police said on Tuesday. “We have registered a case of rioting against 140 people of two different religious communities, who indulged in stone-pelting and burning two vehicles late Monday  night in front of Jayshankar

  • GAIL’s Jagdishpur-Haldia Pipeline Project connects Barauni in Bihar

    Barauni : Pipeline welding of 12 inch pipeline connecting HFCL Barauni to IOCL Barauni commenced at Barauni, marking the first phase implementation of GAIL (India) Limited’s Jagdishpur- Haldia Pipeline, the green project of Government of India. The phase –I of pipeline project consists of laying of trunk pipeline from Phulpur (Allahabad) to Dobhi (Gaya) for a length of 341km and spur pipeline connectivity to Barauni and Patna from Dobhi for a length

  • Congress -NCP face no drought of words

    Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president and former union agriculture minister Sharad Pawar has stepped up his expose of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) – Shiv Sena alliance government for its failure to tackle drought conditions in the state.

  • Stress management workshop works wonders for cops

    Mumbai : The stress management workshop, which was organized for over 45,000 strong Mumbai police officers and constables in May is proving helpful to these policemen as they are motivated to talk openly about their personal and professional problems. Considering the stress related problems that the policemen undergo, four to five psychiatrists have been appointed in each zone to tackle the problem.

  • Scientists observe evolution in real time!

    New York : Dismissing the common perception that evolution happens only over time, a team of US researchers says they have observed an episode of evolution happening under their nose, reports IANS.