Free Press Journal
  • Indrani conscious, improving: Hospital

    Mumbai:  Indrani Mukerjea, one of the three prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case who was admitted to a hospital here in an unconscious state on Friday, has regained consciousness and her health was improving, a hospital official said on Sunday evening.

  • Typhoon Goni

    Typhoon Mujigae hits China

    Beijing:  A typhoon bringing gales and packing winds up to 50 meters per second on Sunday hit the coastal Chinese city of Zhanjiang, authorities said. Mujigae is the 22nd typhoon to lash China this year. It made landfall in Guangdong province, the Global Times reported. It is set to bring torrential rain to the coastal regions of Guangdong and Guangxi till Monday. Local authorities ordered suspension of all maritime travel.

  • Shot dead

    Gurgaon councillor’s driver shot dead

    Gurgaon:  The driver of a former gangster and Gurgaon councillor Binder Gujjar was shot dead by unidentified people, police said on Sunday.

  • Film workers’ strike called off

    Mumbai: A strike by Mumbai film industry workers seeking higher wages that disrupted cinema and television shooting has been called off, the strikers announced on Sunday.

  • E-cigarette

    How online e-cigarette vendors lure customers

    New York:  The use of e-cigarette has tripled among middle and high school students from 2013 to 2014, according to data from the 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey. Now, a new study has found that it is partly due to aggressive online marketing by e-cigarette vendors.

  • Dadri killing: Victim’s family meet UP CM Akhilesh Yadav

    Lucknow: The family members of Mohammad Akhlaq, who was killed by a mob over reports of possessing beef at his residence, met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav here on Sunday. Yadav had earlier announced a compensation of Rs. 20 lakh to the kin of 50-year-old Akhlaq. The Chief Minister had also assured justice to the family of Akhlaq and said those responsible would be severely punished. “The government and law and administration will do its

  • Rajinikanth’s enthusiasm infectious: Sachin Tendulkar

    Chennai:  Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, who rubbed shoulders with Tamil megastar Rajinikanth at the opening ceremony of the second edition of Indian Super League here, finds the actor’s enthusiasm infectious. “Mr. Rajinikanth’s enthusiasm is infectious at the #ISL opening ceremony. Wishing all the teams the very best! (sic),” Sachin posted on his Twitter page. Rajinikanth even shared a buggy ride with Sachin at the Jawaharlal Nehru indoor stadium here before the start of the tournament

  • When Heidi Klum covered herself with plaster

    Los Angeles: Supermodel Heidi Klum is busy preparing her Halloween costume and has shared a sneak peak with her fans on social media on the preparation taking place for the costume.

  • Kim Kardashian learned to embrace her curves

    Los Angeles:  Reality TV star Kim Kardashian finds it difficult knowing some runway designs won’t suit her body shape but says she has learned to embrace her curves.

  • ATM cash vans under lens to check black money in Bihar polls

    New Delhi: Hundreds of vehicles carrying cash for Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) across Bihar are under the scanner of revenue intelligence agencies to check use of black money during the upcoming Assembly polls in the state.

  • Rihanna to introduce Travis Scott with mother

    Los Angeles:  Singer Rihanna is taking her beau, rapper Travis Scott, to the Caribbean so that she can introduce him to her family including mother Monica Braithwaite.

  • Lead exposure in mothers can affect offspring

    New York:  Mothers with high levels of lead in their blood not only affect the foetal cells of their unborn children, but also their grandchildren, says a study.

  • New protein to help fight stress

    London:  Scientists have discovered a protein that can help develop new strategies to treat the effects of stress on the body.