Free Press Journal
  • Factional takeover of California gurdwara illegal: US court

    Los Angeles : The forcible “takeover” of the management of a gurdwara by one of the two factions running its affairs in California was illegal, a US court has ruled and ordered the members to give up their control immediately.

  • UK strikes nuclear deal with China

    London : Britain on Wednesday signed a landmark nuclear deal with China to build the UK’s first nuclear power plant since the 1980s, during the current visit of President Xi Jinping here. Prime Minister David Cameron announced the agreement between EDF and China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) to build a nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point, Somerset.

  • Burnout and depression overlap

    New York : Burnout – feeling of physical and emotional exhaustion – and depression overlap considerably, according to a new study, reports PTI.

  • Heart patients losing out on key meds

    London : A new study has highlighted the poor levels of use, availability and affordability of vital heart medicines, reports ANI.

  • Enhancing brain function may curb memory loss

    Washington : Oct 21 (IANS) Increasing a crucial cholesterol-binding membrane protein in nerve cells (neurons) within the brain can improve learning and memory in aged mice, a new study shows, reports IANS.

  • CEO’s gender may affect company’s performance

    New York : A CEO succession with a gender change may amplify the disruption of the succession process and thus affect company’s performance, according to a new study, reports IANS.

  • Mindfulness lowers obesity risk, belly fat

    Washington : People with a high degree of attention to their present thoughts and feelings are less likely to be obese and have lower belly fat than those who do not pay attention to the present, a new study has claimed, reports PTI.

  • YouTube videos give insight into sleepy driving

    Sydney : YouTube videos of drowsy drivers give useful  insights into how people perceive sleepy driving as a common yet controllable behaviour, according to a new study, reports IANS.

  • Bismillah Khan, the shehnai maestro whom Bihar forgot

    Dumraon (Bihar) : Bharat Ratna shehnai maestro Bismillah Khan’s birth place in this Bihar town is crumbling despite politicians making promises over the years. In this election, it is barely a talking point for candidates.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries: – Misunderstanding with your colleagues will get cleared. A broad mind and deep religious feelings will help you to overcome hurdles. Recovery of debt is likely.

  • Life is Precious to All

    Since years, there has always been a wide debate whether it is better for human beings to be vegetarian or non vegetarian. Many people believe that non-veg food contains plenty of protein & hence they consume it to remain strong, healthy and active. However such people are unaware of the fact that their bodies need smaller amounts of protein than the amount supplied by non-vegetarian sources. Hence most non-vegetarians end up eating

  • Punjab Protest

    ISI at it again

    The trouble in the border State of Punjab in all likelihood has its origins in the neighbouring Pakistan. According to reports, the police have arrested two persons for allegedly desecrating the holy Sikh book, the Guru Granth Sahib. Torn pages from one such book kept in a village gurudwara were found strewn about in the area, triggering protests. This was ten days ago. Since then the holy book was found torn in

  • Dhoni grapples with batting woes; India aim to level series

    Chennai : Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni will face one of the trickiest tests of his international career as he frets on a perfect batting combination when India take on South Africa in a must-win fourth cricket ODI today. Down 1-2 and a bunch of batsmen not showing enough flexibility at different numbers, it has become a tough task for skipper Dhoni, who is facing the danger of losing a home ODI series

  • No comments on MSD’s captaincy: Dale Steyn

    Chennai :There is a lot of debate going on MS Dhoni’s batting and captaincy in the wake of poor results against South Africa, but pacer Dale Steyn said he does not find anything wrong in Indian skipper’s style of leadership in this series. “No comment on Dhoni as a captain as I’ve never played under him. I’ve played against him. But you have to look at who you are playing against.

  • Will miss Sehwag: Ian Chappell

    Melbourne : Amazed by the mental strength that Virender Sehwag exhibited in his prime, former Australian captain Ian Chappell said he would miss the just-retired Indian swashbuckler, who could well have continued but only if he sacrificed his natural game. “He might have prolonged his career, but he might not have been Sehwag. I like it that he said, this is how I play, take it or leave it,” Chappell told ‘ESPNCricinfo’. Dubbing the right-hander,

  • PCB issues threat about Pak participation in World T20

    Karachi : Terming the treatment meted out to him in India as “disappointing”, Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shaharyar Khan issued a veiled threat that the PCB will “have to review security situation” regarding its team’s participation in the World T20 early next year. Khan, who returned home from India after failing to meet the top brass of the BCCI, asked the Indian Board to make its intentions clear about the proposed series in December in

  • Can Indian cricket board chief Shashank Manohar walk the talk?

    Indian cricket is going through a difficult period both on and, more, off the field and Shashank Manohar may not have bargained for this when he agreed to return as president of the Indian board. Manohar has apparently told the board members that he will carry out the badly required administrative reforms come what may. All those who know him have little doubt that he would do what he has promised

  • Sudheendra Kulkarni

    Intolerance is darker than black ink

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has much to worry about over the growing intolerance in the country. All his waxing eloquent on the need for the world to accept India’s growing status and his assiduous wooing of foreign investors comes to naught when increasing evidence of insensitivity to differing perceptions on religious practices and divisive tendencies in the country come to the fore.

  • Chhetri brace help Mumbai stun Dynamos

    Mumbai : Striker Sunil Chhetri finally found his goal-scoring touch and scored twice as Mumbai City FC swamped Delhi Dynamos 2-0 to notch up their maiden win in four games in ISL on Wednesday.