Free Press Journal
  • India may have 60 mn osteoarthritis cases by 2025

    New Delhi: India may become the osteoarthritis capital of the world with over 60 million cases of the disease by 2025, doctors say. Doctors say osteoarthritis is the most prevalent form of arthritis in India, affecting over 15 million adults every year.

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    Kolkata celebrates Pele’s birthday in advance

    Kolkata: His birthday is still be some days away but football legend Pele had the celebrations here on Monday, as Academy Award winning music composer A.R. Rahaman sang the ‘Happy birthday’ jingle, and former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly clapped in reverence.

  • FIFA bans Thai football chief for ethics breach

    Zurich: FIFA’s ethics watchdog today banned Thai football chief and former FIFA executive member Worawi Makudi for 90 days for an ethics breach and indicated he could face further punishment. The ethics committee said it had acted to sideline Worawi “on the grounds that a breach of the Code of Ethics appears to have been committed and a decision on the main issue may not be taken early enough.”

  • FIFA bans Thai football chief for ethics breach

    Zurich: FIFA’s ethics watchdog today banned Thai football chief and former FIFA executive member Worawi Makudi for 90 days for an ethics breach and indicated he could face further punishment. The ethics committee said it had acted to sideline Worawi “on the grounds that a breach of the Code of Ethics appears to have been committed and a decision on the main issue may not be taken early enough.”

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    Murray displaces Federer from second spot in ATP rankings

    London: Scottish Andy Murray jumped to second place, while Swiss maestro Roger Federer went down to the third spot in the latest Association Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings, released on Monday.

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    South Africa series will be my biggest Test: Lokesh Rahul

    New Delhi: India opener Lokesh Rahul says the Test series against South Africa beginning next month will be the “biggest challenge” of his burgeoning career. Rahul may be a certainty in the Test squad for the four-match series beginning on November 5 but it will be tough for him to make the playing as an opener in the presence of Murali Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan. But the 23-year-old is mentally preparing keeping in

  • Antonio Lopez Habas

    I cannot cry over missing players: Habas

    Kolkata: Defending champions Atletico de Kolkata may miss several of their key players in their Indian Super League football match against Kerala Blasters FC tomorrow but coach Antonio Habas said he cannot cry for that and will rather think of putting a collective effort. “I don’t want to give any excuse. I’ve absolute confidence on our team. Injuries are part and parcel of any game, while it’s a proud moment for the players

  • ‘Don’t play India in ICC events if Dec series is cancelled’

    Karachi: Former ICC chief Ehsan Mani has advised the Pakistan Cricket Board to not play India in the group games of ICC events if the arch-rivals don’t play the planned bilateral series in December. Mani, in an interview to PTI, said that Pakistan would have to show some teeth in order to put pressure on the ICC to intervene and also on India to play the bilateral series planned in the UAE.

  • Bihar Polls

    First phase of Battle Bihar ends, 57 percent voting 

    Patna: Around 57 percent of 13.5 million electorate voted on Monday in 49 of the 243 constituencies in the first round of battle for political power in Bihar. The two main fronts soon claimed victory.

  • Indian student missing in New Zealand

    Wellington: Auckland police are searching for an Indian student who went missing after a night out, a media report said on Monday.

  • Eavesdrop the whispering history at Warangal

    A city that is a prominent destination when it comes to some fine pieces of historical architecture is Warangal. It was earlier called ‘Orugallu’ which means one stone, since the entire city was carved out of a single rock. The Kaktiyas who ruled here in ancient times built many monuments, impressive fortress, and massive stone gateways. On 28th February 2013, Warangal was accorded World Heritage place status by UNESCO.

  • 600-year-old warship wreckage found in Britain

    London: The wreckage of a 600-year-old warship has been found buried deep in a river in Britain’s Hampshire country, the media reported. The warship, Holigost was the second of four great ships built for King Henry V’s campaign to conquer France, The Telegraph reported.

  • Khadga Prasad Oli, left, waves to the media as he stands with other leaders of CPN-UM inside the Constituent Assembly in Kathmandu, Nepal on Sunday.

    New Nepal PM takes oath, forms small cabinet 

    Kathmandu: Barely three weeks after a democratic federal constitution was promulgated in Nepal, Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli was on Monday sworn-in as the new prime minister heading an eight-member cabinet.

  • Food Inflation

    Retail inflation rises to 4.41% in Sep on dearer food items

    New Delhi: Retail inflation rose to 4.41 per cent in September due to costlier food items in general and beverages and pulses in particular. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) based inflation in August stood at 3.74 per cent on cheaper vegetables, fruits and protein rich items, government data showed today. The government revised upwards the August retail inflation to 3.74 per cent from the earlier estimate of 3.66 per cent.

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    Dell to acquire EMC Corporation for USD 67 bn

    New York: In one of the mega acquisitions in the global IT space, PC maker Dell Inc will acquire EMC Corporation for about USD 67 billion to create the “world’s largest privately-controlled, integrated technology company”. Under the definitive agreement, Dell along with its owners — Founder & Chairman Michael S Dell MSD Partners and Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing — will acquire EMC Corporation.

  • Bike helmets protect against severe brain injury

    Washington: Wearing a bicycle helmet significantly reduces the risk of serious brain injury and odds of death from a crash, according to a new US study. Helmeted bicycle riders have a 58 per cent reduced odds of severe traumatic brain injury after an accident compared to their non-helmeted counterparts, researchers said.

  • Gold rises

    Gold shines brighter on seasonal buying, Fed rate hike delay

    Mumbai: Gold prices moved significantly higher to close at two-week high on the domestic bullion market here today following heavy offtake by jewellery traders and stockists against the backdrop of bullish overseas tone. Elsewhere, silver also firmed up on sustained demand from industrial users.Standard gold (99.5 purity) jumped by Rs 270 to finish at Rs 26,600 per 10 grams from last Friday’s closing level of Rs 26,330.

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    SEBI trying to check start-ups exodus: chairman

    New Delhi: India’s capital markets regulator SEBI on Monday said that it is making best efforts to check the flight of start-ups to other countries by creating a conducive climate for their growth in India.

  • Over 50 per cent voting recorded in Bihar poll till 3 PM

    Patna: In the first phase of voting, mor than 50 per cent voting was recorded as polling ended at 3 PM in some of the 49 Assembly seats of Bihar. The Election office bulletin said that a total of 50.85 per cent voting was recorded at 49 seats by 3 PM. Voting ended at the nine naxal-hit seats -Tarapur, Jamalpur, Suryagraha, Rajauli (SC), Govindpur, Sikandara (SC), Jamui, Jhajha and Chakai.