Free Press Journal
  • thai food

    Tiss the taste of Thai food in Mumbai

    Pad Thai, Som Tam Thai, Tom Yum Goong, Gai Yang…Do these words ring a bell? Well they’re the popular Thai dishes which are a craving for every palette. Thai food is a perfect balance of sweet, sour and salty infused in harmony with precision and clean cuts of produce. It is said to be soothing for mind and body with not just its taste but medicinal properties too. Mumbai has been a

  • Badshah, Arjun Kanungo

    Badshah, Arjun Kanungo unite for new party song

    New Delhi: “Khoon choos le” singer Arjun Kanungo and rap star Badshah have joined their creative forces for a new song titled “Baaki Baatein Peene Baad”, which marks the former’s debut single. The song, which has lyrics by Mayur Puri of “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” and “Happy New Year” fame, is backed by global music giant Sony Music. Its video features an interesting chemistry between model Carla Dennis, Kanungo and Badshah.

  • Antibiotics

    Urinary tract infection may be treated without antibiotics

    London: A commonly used over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drug and a herbal product may provide alternative options for treating urinary tract infection, one of the most common conditions in adult women which is currently treated with antibiotics, say researchers. With antibiotic resistance rising, reducing the use of antibiotics where possible is one of the top priorities among health professionals.

  • Pankaja Munde

    Maharashtra govt chalks out plans to revive rivers to fight drought

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government is set to revive rivers in rural areas as part of its efforts to save the state reeling under drought. Water Conservation Minister Pankaja Munde said the river revival plan will be prepared by the Maharashtra Water Conservation Corporation and the focus will be to revive the rivers in drought and farmer-suicide prone areas.

  • Modi signs national flag, sparks controversy

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sparked a controversy by autographing an Indian flag to be gifted to US President Barack Obama by celebrity chef Vikas Khanna, evoking sharp reactions over the alleged violation of the flag code. Social media was abuzz with the issue of Modi signing on the tricolour which Khanna said he will hand over to Obama.

  • Argentina women target Olympic hockey gold

    Rio de Janeiro: Argentina women’s hockey team captain Carla Rebecchi said that only hard work would allow the team to break their Olympic gold medal duck.

  • Dropped Adam Lyth vows to make strong England comeback

    Johannesburg: Opening batsman Adam Lyth has revealed that his aim is to make a strong comeback to the England national side after being dropped for the upcoming Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates. The 28-year-old left-hander struggled to find his batting flair during England’s 3-2 Ashes win over Australia. He scored a miserable 115 runs in nine innings. Lyth insisted that he was still good enough to come back and do

  • China to deploy US-built aircraft in Antarctica expedition

    Beijing: China for the first time will deploy a US-built transport aircraft as part of its latest expedition of the resource-rich Antarctica region, where the Communist giant has stepped up its presence with five research stations. The fixed-wing Basler BT-67, named Snow Eagle 601, will operate supply runs and other logistics missions for expedition teams within a radius of 1,300-kilometre around China’s Zhongshan Station in Antarctica, said Qin Weijia, deputy head of the

  • WICB pledges support for newly-installed skipper Jason Holder

    St. John’s (Antigua): The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) says it will make every resource available to newly-appointed captains Jason Holder and Stafanie Taylor, in order to ensure the success of their tenures.

  • India not blocking trade with Nepal: Envoy

    Kathmandu: With hundreds of Nepal-bound cargo-bearing trucks halted at the border, Indian Ambassador here Ranjit Rae on Friday assured the Nepali authorities that India had not imposed any restriction on trade with the Himalayan nation.

  • Bolivia call up 30 players for Russia 2018 qualifiers

    La Paz: Bolivia’s national football coach Julio Cesar Baldivieso has called up 30 players for the matches to be played from October 8 when the qualifiers for the World Cup 2018 in Russia get under way.

  • IOC president Thomas Bach to speak at UN General Assembly

    Lausanne: International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach will speak at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015 in New York on Saturday, according to its official website.

  • Debris, MH 370

    Family of three MH370 passengers sue Malaysia Airlines

    Kuala Lumpur: Family members of three passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 are suing the airline and four others for breach of contract and negligence, the media reported on Friday.

  • Jammu International Border

    Pak complains to UNSC, alleges India mulling wall along LoC

    United Nations: Introducing a new irritant into the bilateral ties, Pakistan has complained to UN Security Council alleging that India was building a wall along the Line of Control (LoC) in violation of the world body’s resolutions. Pakistan’s Ambassador to UN Maleeha Lodhi, has in a letter to President of the Security Council, Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin, alleged that India was planning to construct a 10-meter high and 135-feet wide embankment (wall) along

  • SA are top side but we won’t take any backward step: Ravi Shastri

    Bengaluru : Indian Team Director Ravi Shastri today said that South Africa are still a formidable side despite the retirement of some big players recently but his side will continue their aggressive brand of cricket in the upcoming series beginning on October 2.

  • Rare pink diamond may fetch USD 28 million at Geneva auction

    Geneva: An exceptionally rare cushion-shaped ‘fancy’ vivid pink diamond – the largest ever of its kind to go to auction – is expected to fetch up to a whopping USD 28 million. The 16.08-carat diamond is set as a ring and will go under the hammer in Geneva on November 10 at Christie’s auction house, which estimates the gem to sell for around USD 23-28 million.

  • Anirban Lahiri to skip last two Web.com events

    New Delhi: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri has decided to skip the last two events of the Web.com Final series as he feels he has done enough to be assured of a PGA Tour card.

  • Engine failure panics passengers on Cathay Pacific flight

    Perth: A Cathay Pacific flight from Australia to Hong Kong was diverted to Indonesia due to an engine fault that a passenger said today sent flame streaming from a wing and caused panic on board. The twin-engine Airbus A330 departed the west coast city of Perth yesterday shortly before midnight carrying 254 passengers and was diverted to Denpasar on Bali due to an “engine defect,” the Hong Kong-based airline said in a statement.