Free Press Journal
  • Police shoot masked man after attack on Swedish school

    Copenhagen: A masked man attacked a school in southern Sweden today, wounding at least four students before being shot by police, authorities said. Students fled today from the Kronan school in Trollhattan, near Goteborg, Sweden’s second-largest city. In a statement, police in Trollhattan said the attack took place in the school’s cafe area and left four students wounded. They had no immediate report on the conditions of the attacker or the wounded. The Swedish TT news agency

  • Upset with ‘anti-people’ acts, Maoist couple surrenders

    Raipur: A Maoist couple carrying cash reward on their heads, today surrendered along with weapons here citing disappointment with the “anti-people” activities by the outlawed CPI (Maoist) in Bastar, police said. “Sannnu Poyam (40) and his wife Maini Majji (22) turned themselves at the police headquarter, Naya Raipur, expressing their desire to join the mainstream,” Additional Director General of Police (anti-naxal operations) R K Vij said in a press conference.

  • Michael Schumacher

    There is always hope for Schumi’s recovery, says friend

    Johannesburg : One of the closest friends of Michael Schumacher has said that there is always hope for a recovery of the Formula One legend. Schumacher, who has record seven Formula One titles and 91 race wins, was injured while skiing during a French Alps vacation and オンライン カジノ has been going through his painfully slow recovery at his Swiss lakeside home. Ross Brawn, who was a prominent management figure throughout Schumacher”s

  • Saina Nehwal loses World No.1 spot

    New Delhi: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal lost her World No.1 spot to reigning World Champion Carolina Marin as the Badminton World Federation (BWF) updated its rankings on Thursday. Saina’s performance in the last two tournaments — Japan Open and Denmark Open — where she lost to Japan’s Minatsu Mitani in the second round of both the events, led her to drop to No.2 in women’s singles. However, P.V. Sindhu remained stagnant at

  • V K Singh

    Kejriwal demands V.K. Singh’s removal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday sought the sacking of union minister V.K. Singh and a police case against him for his controversial analogy on the Dalit killings in Haryana.

  • Garfield Sobers feels T20 has destroyed Windies cricket

    Johannesburg : West Indies legend Garfield Sobers believes that the cash-rich T20 tournaments have destroyed his country’s Test cricket by luring players with large amount of money. The 79-year-old, who is a chief guest at the second Test between hosts Sri Lanka and West Indies starting in Colombo today, said that T20 tournament, particularly IPL, has taken a toll on the longest-format of the game,Sport 24 reported. Sobers, however, said that he can’t

  • International Cricket Council ICC

    ICC announces five-year partnership with UNICEF

    New York : The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced a five-year Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) partnership with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

  • Ambika Soni

    Lack of governance responsible for unrest in Punjab: Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress Party today criticised Prakash Singh Badal’s government in Punjab for the state of unrest because of the ongoing protests against the alleged desecration of the Sikh holy scripture, the Guru Granth Sahib, saying that lack of governance has led to such a situation.

  • Sri Lanka 59-4 at lunch day 1 of 2nd Test

    Colombo: West Indies captain Jason Holder led the way with two wickets as the seamers tore through Sri Lanka’s top order to take four wickets for 59 runs in today’s first session of the second Test.

  • PM promises to fulfil commitments made to Andhra

    Vijayawada: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday promised to fulfil in letter and spirit all the commitments made in the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act.

  • Talking to car, smartphone highly distracting to drivers

    Washington: Most smartphone personal assistants and in-vehicle infotainment systems are highly distracting to drivers, according to new research which found that it takes up to 27 seconds to regain full attention after issuing voice commands. In two new studies by University of Utah researchers, participants drove various cars at 40 kph or less around a 4.3-km route in Salt Lake City’s Avenues neighbourhood as they used voice-commands to dial numbers, call contacts and

  • Brain

    Shell-shaped brain region allows multitasking

    New York: Researchers have found evidence that a shell-shaped region in the centre of the mammalian brain is likely responsible for the ability to routinely and seamlessly multitask. Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center found that the thalamic reticular nucleus or TRN helps the brain multitask. The process, they suggest, is done by individual TRN neurons that act like a “switchboard,” continuously filtering sensory information and shifting more or less attention onto one

  • Manish Tewari

    Mohan Bhagwat is NDA Government’s viceroy: Manish Tewari

    New Delhi: Congress leader Manish Tewari on Thursday described Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh(RSS) chief Mohan Baghwat as the viceroy of the incumbent NDA Government, and added that it was not unexpected or unusual for Bhagwat to praise the latter.

  • ‘Big concerns’ over playing in India: Misbah Ul Haq

    Karachi: Advocating for a series between India and Pakistan since long, Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq says he is “disappointed” and expresses concerns over Pakistan team travelling to India for the World T20 in 2016 due to the recent anti-Pakistan protests in Mumbai.

  • Kevin De Bruyne stars as City clinch 2-1 CL triumph over Sevilla

    London : Kevin de Bruyne’s last minute goal helped Manchester City outclass Sevilla 2-1 in their Champions League clash at Etihad Stadium. Sevilla midfielder Yevhen Konoplyanka gave his side the lead in the 30th minute before defender Adil Rami’s own goal levelled the game. However, it was midfielder De Bruyne who scored the match-winning goal for City towards the end of the match, reported. With the win, City have now secured the second spot in

  • Mind Tools

    Mind-controlled computers in the offing

    London: Scientists have been able to predict human movements just by analysing a person’s brain activity, an advance that could pave the way for computers which can be controlled with our mind. A team of researchers led by Angelika Lingnau, from the Royal Holloway, University of London predicted participants’ movements by analysing their brain activity.

  • Man United settles with draw against CSKA Moscow

    London: Anthony Martial’s sixty fifth minute header helped Manchester United to settle with a 1-1 draw against CSKA Moscow in their Champions League clash. Moscow’s Forward Seydou Doumbia had put his side into the lead by hammering the ball into the net in the 15th minute, the Guardian reported. Martial, who became the most expensive football teenager after joining United, however, smacked a match-saving equalizer in the second half to help his side avoid