Free Press Journal
  • sex

    Go for it, having sex won`t kill you!

    Washington DC : A new study has revealed that sex does not increase the risk of a stroke in heart disease patients.

  • Pakistan gives death sentence to nine terrorists

    Islamabad: Pakistan has approved the death sentence of nine terrorists involved in various activities, a media report said. According to Inter-Services Public Relations statement, Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Monday confirmed the death sentences of nine terrorists involved in the killing of civilians and security personnel, Dawn online reported. The statement said, terrorists were involved in the killing of Major General Sanaullah, General Officer Commanding for Malakand division, and Lt Col

  • Nawaz Sharif, Narendra Modi

    Narendra Modi, Nawaz Sharif to stay in same hotel in New York during UNGA

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif will stay at the same hotel here, as speculation grows on whether the two leaders will meet when they arrive in the city for the landmark 70th UN General Assembly session this week.

  • Chennaiyin FC squad receives warm welcome on home return

    Chennai: Looking to start their Indian Super League campaign on a positive note, the Chennaiyin FC squad arrived in the city today after completing a month-long pre-season camp in Perugia, Italy.

  • Three foreigners abducted in Philippines

    Manila: Two Canadians, a Norwegian and a local woman have been kidnapped from a tourist resort in the southern Philippines, the media report said on Tuesday. An army spokesman said they were taken by gunmen late on Monday from the Holiday Oceanview resort on Samal island, near Davao city, BBC reported. Philippine authorities have named the Canadian abductees as John Ridsel and Robert Hall. The Norwegian, Kjartan Sekkingstad, was said to be the

  • dengue virus

    Health Ministry monitoring situation arising out of Dengue

    New Delhi: Union Health Minister JP Nadda has said that his ministry has been constantly monitoring the situation arising out of Dengue. He said, there is an adequate stock of diagnostic kits and facilities in these hospitals. More than 500 beds have been exclusively earmarked for Dengue patients in Central government hospitals in Delhi. Over 2,000 people have tested positive for the vector-borne disease in the national capital so far. More than 20 people have lost

  • Mohan Bhagwat

    RSS clarifies Mohan Bhagwat’s remark over reservation

    New Delhi : The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has clarified that its chief Mohan Bhagwat did not speak about reservations being given to weaker sections of the society. In a statement, the RSS said Bhagwat had said that everybody should strive that all weaker sections of society get the benefit of reservation as was the aspiration of makers of the Constitution.  The statement said, the interview, given by Bhagwat to RSS mouthpiece ‘Organiser’,

  • Air India

    Technical snag causes emergency landing of Delhi-Hong Kong AI flight

    Kolkata : An Air India flight from Delhi to Hong Kong had to make an emergency landing at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose (NSCB) International Airport of Kolkata last night after a technical snag was discovered. Passengers, who were deboarded at NSCB International Airport are protesting against Air India.

  • United Nations

    India slips in broadband penetration rankings: United Nations

    United Nations: India has slipped in global rankings on broadband penetration but has made slight progress in the percentage of individuals using internet in the country, according to a United Nations report.

  • India, US have to resist forces of intolerance: Joe Biden

    Washington: India and the US have to resist the forces of intolerance and remain vigilant in their efforts to make the democracies stronger and more inclusive, Vice- President Joe Biden has said.

  • rupee up

    Rupee recovers, up 17 paise to 65.56 against dollar

    Mumbai: The rupee edged higher by 17 paise to 65.56 against the US dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on increased selling of the American unit by exporters amid fresh foreign funds inflows. Forex dealers said a weakening dollar against other currencies overseas and a higher opening in the domestic equity market supported the rupee.  The rupee had closed lower by six paise at 65.73 yesterday on fresh demand for the American currency

  • Sensex Recovers

    Sensex gains 125 points in early session

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Tuesday gained 124.63 points or 0.48 percent during the morning session. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also gained 35.65 points or 0.45 percent and was trading at 8,012.75 points. The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 26,274.37 points, was trading at 26,317.61 points (at 9.20 a.m.) in the

  • Joe Biden

    US wants to be India’s ‘best friend’: VP Joe Biden

    Washington: India and the US kicked off a crucial dialogue here with the US leaders saying America wants to be “India’s best friend” and India asserting that their relationship is defined by natural synergy of democracies.

  • cyber security

    China declares international stance in position paper

    Beijing: China’s position on international issues, including terrorism and cyber security, was expounded in a paper, which experts say will be closely linked to President Xi Jinping’s speech to be delivered at a UN summit following his US visit.

  • Volkswagen’s shares plunge 18.6 percent

    Frankfurt: The shares of the German carmaker Volkswagen (VW) plunged 18.6 percent as it is faced with emissions manipulations accusations in the US.