Free Press Journal
  • Non-invasive ‘brain palpation’ may detect Alzheimer’s

    London: The brain cannot be palpated without using a highly invasive procedure, but researchers have now developed a noninvasive brain imaging method using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that provides the same information as physical palpation.


    ICICI Bank introduces electronic cardless transaction on Visa

    Mumbai: The ICICI Bank on Thursday launched a service enabling customers to make electronic payments from their smartphones at physical stores, e-commerce portals, radio taxis and utility billers, among others, without swiping a debit card.

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    Near-empty stadium greets Dynamos in first ISL home match

    New Delhi: Irrespective of the outcome of the match, Delhi Dynamos received a jolt even before the completion of their 2015 Indian Super League’s first home match as they were greeted by a near-empty Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium against Chennaiyin FC here on Thursday.

  • Nepal airlifts 66 tonnes of aviation fuel from Kolkata

    Kathmandu: Nepal on Thursday airlifted 66 tonnes of aviation fuel from Kolkata to overcome an acute shortage of petroleum products as Nepal-bound cargo trucks from India have not been allowed to enter by Madhes-based political parties for the past fortnight.

  • Shuttlers Jayaram, Gurusaidutt reach Dutch Open quarters 

    Almere (Netherlands): Indian shuttlers Ajay Jayaram and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt advanced to the men’s singles quarterfinals with straight-game victories at the $50,000 Dutch Open Grand Prix here on Thursday.

  • Investigators raid Volkswagen offices

    Berlin: Investigators raided headquarters of German automaker Volkswagen in Wolfsburg and offices in other places on Thursday, the German public prosecution office in Braunschweig said.

  • Soggy outfield delays start of third T20I

    Kolkata: The start of the third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) between India and South Africa has been delayed due to heavy rain and soggy outfield at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday.

  • Mulayam Singh Yadav

    I know people bhind Dadri Lynch: Mulayam Singh

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday claimed that he had the names of three people who were behind the lynching of a Muslim in Dadri last month over rumours of eating beef. Addressing a press conference in the state capital, the former Uttar Pradesh chief minister added that these were the same people who had a hand in the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots.

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    ‘Rudhramadevi’ made tax free in Telangana

    Hyderabad: The Telangana government has exempted, from entertainment tax, Telugu movie “Rudhramadevi”, which is set to hit the screens on Friday. Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao made the announcement when the film unit called on him here on Thursday. Director-cum-producer Gunasekhar, co-producer Neelima Guna and distributor Dil Raju met the chief minister and requested him for entertainment tax exemption.

  • Bribe

    CBI files charge sheet in Syndicate Bank bribery case

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a charge sheet in the 2014 bribery case naming then Syndicate Bank chairman-cum-managing director S.K. Jain and Bhushan Steel Ltd. vice-chairman Neeraj Singhal as accused in the case, sources said Thursday.

  • Grand Alliance set to win Bihar election: survey

    New Delhi: The “Grand Alliance” of the JD-U, RJD and the Congress is expected to win 137 of the 243 seats in the Bihar assembly, a CNN IBN/IBN7-Axis survey said late Thursday. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA coalition was expected to win 95 seats, garnering a 38 percent vote share. The Grand Alliance was tipped to garner 46 percent vote share, a press statement said.

  • WB, Delhi govts offer to host Ghulam Ali after Sena forces Mumbai cancellation

    Kolkata/New Delhi: The governments of West Bengal and Delhi today offered to host Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali’s concert, saying music and culture have “no boundaries”, a day after the event was cancelled in Mumbai in the face of threats by the Shiv Sena. “Music has no boundaries. Music is the rhythm of the heart. Ghulam Ali concert can be held in Kolkata,” West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is now on

  • Will never quit Bishada permanently: Iqlakh’s family

    Dadri/Lucknow: Notwithstanding the gruesome lynching of Mohammed Iqlakh over rumours of eating and storing beef, his family has no plans to permanently shift from Bishada where it has lived for five generations, his brother said today as the village held on to fragile peace. Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, meanwhile, claimed the September 28 killing of Iqlakh was the result of “conspiracy” hatched by “three persons of a specific party”.

  • Beef row: Lalu insulted Yadavs, says Modi

    Munger/ Begusarai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched a blistering attack on RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, saying his beef eating remark is an “abuse” and “huge insult” to Yaduvanshis (Yadav clan) and asked people of Bihar to reject the grand secular alliance warning it will bring “jungle raj 2”. Modi, who has been silent on the lynching of a man in Dadri over rumours of eating beef despite widespread outrage, scoffed at Lalu’s

  • Take in the magnolious beauty of Mirik

    Mirik is a blend of the English era and a leisure destination amidst scenic mountains in the abode of Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. A place unexplored, and a journey that unravels a jewel. Gauge the vibrant tea estates or capture the snow capped peaks of Kanchenjunga, at Mirik you will only find peace and serenity. You can take in the mesmerizing reflections at Sumendu Lake or admire nature at Tingling point; this place

  • Video Game

    Anxious parents push kids to play violent video games

    Washington: Parents, take note! If you want to reduce the amount of time your kids spend playing violent video games then be warm but authoritative while dealing with them. Parents who are more warm and restrictive are successful in limiting children’s play of violent video games. However, highly emotional and anxious parents have the opposite effect – their children play more, researchers have found.

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    TOP Scheme has been a big support: Saina Nehwal

    New Delhi: One of India’s top medal prospect at next year’s Olympics, World No. 1 shuttler Saina Nehwal today said the Sports Ministry’s TOP scheme has been of immense help in her preparation for the Rio Games. “My sincere appreciation @YASMinistry @Media_SAI @BAIMedia1 for the support over the years. Would not have beenhere without the support,” Saina wrote on her twitter page. “Thank you @YASMinistry @Media_SAI @BAIMedia1 for training support under TOP Scheme. #aLet’sMakeIndiaProud #Road2Rio.” The