Free Press Journal
  • Steve Waugh

    Pink ball can revive Test cricket: Steve Waugh

    Melbourne; Former Australia captain Steve Waugh says cricketers need to look at the bigger picture when it comes to day-night Test cricket, believing the format could be the saving grace of the longer form of the game worldwide.

  • Arvind kejriwal

    Quake: Delhi govt activates disaster management teams

    New Delhi: Delhi government today activated its disaster management teams soon after strong tremors jolted the national capital making people scurry for cover and bringing the metro to a halt. “Please stay calm & do not panic. Disaster management teams have been activated,” Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted.

  • AIIMS doctors to take Geeta’s DNA samples to identify parents

    New Delhi: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has deputed two doctors to collect the DNA samples of 23-year-old Geeta, who has returned to India from Karachi almost after 15 years, to determine her parentage and the results will be known “after 15-20 days”. “We have deputed two doctors to collect the DNA samples of Geeta from the hotel where she is staying. These samples will be sent to the AIIMS

  • Virat Kohli

    India steady at 2nd, Virat Kohli rises in ICC ODI rankings

    Dubai: The series loss to South Africa notwithstanding, India held on to their second spot in the team list, while star batsman Virat Kohli rose up a rung to second in the batsmen’s table of the latest ICC ODI cricket rankings issued today.

  • Light meal during labour benefits most healthy women

    New York: Instead of fasting, eating a light meal during labour would benefit most healthy women, suggests new research. Women traditionally have been told to avoid eating or drinking during labour due to concerns they may aspirate, or inhale liquid or food into their lungs, which can cause pneumonia.

  • World’s first 3D blood vessel bio-printer developed

    Beijing: The world’s first 3D blood vessel bio-printer, which makes it possible to produce personalised functional organs, has been developed by a Chinese company. According to biotechnological company Sichuan Revotek Co, Ltd based in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, the significant breakthrough has been achieved through its self-developed stem cell bio-ink technology, 3D bio-printer and cloud computing platform.

  • Younis Khan

    Younis Khan wants to cash in every opportunity

    Karachi : Pakistan middle-order batsman Younis Khan, who recently became highest Test scorer for his country by surpassing Javed Miandad, has said that he wants to cash every opportunity he gets and wants to convert it into big innings. Younis also became first Pakistan cricketer to join 9000 and more Test runs club. Earlier, Younis was dropped from one-day matches after his poor performance in the World Cup against Australia and New Zealand. Younis said

  • Reeva’s father desirous to meet Oscar Pistorius

    Johannesburg : Reeva Steenkamp’s father Barry Steenkamp has expressed his desire to meet paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius, saying that it will help to get more ‘closure’ over the killing of his daughter.

  • ocean

    Only 4 percent of world’s ocean is protected: Study

    Toronto: Despite global efforts to increase the protected area of the oceans, only four percent lies within marine-protected areas (MPAs), according to a study. In 2010, representatives from nearly 200 countries met in Nagoya, Japan, and adopted the United Nations’ Aichi Targets, in a bid to stem the rapid loss of biodiversity.

  • Lewis Hamilton

    Lewis Hamilton storms to third world title

    Austin: Defending champion Lewis Hamilton secured his third world title in dramatic fashion when he took victory in a roller-coaster, stop-start, wet-and-dry United States Grand Prix.

  • Gold extends fall on global cues, muted demand

    New Delhi: Falling for the third straight day, gold prices dropped by Rs 20 to Rs 27,070 at the bullion market today in tandem with a weakening global trend amid sluggish demand from jewellers. Silver, however, recovered by Rs 60 to Rs 37,110 per kg on scattered enquiries from industrial units. Traders said a weakening global trend where gold traded lower as investors weighed the prospect for higher US borrowing costs against a

  • Anirban Lahiri

    Anirban Lahiri leads Indian challenge at CIMB Classic golf

    Kuala Lumpur: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri will lead the Indian challenge at the CIMB Classic which will see an in-form cast of Asian Tour stars vying for honours at the USD 7 million event which starts on Thursday.

  • 7.7 magnitude quake rocks S Asia, epicentre in Afghanistan

    Kabul: A powerful 7.5 magnitude quake struck Afghanistan’s Hindu Kush region today and was felt throughout much of South Asia. The US Geological Survey put the epicentre near Jarm in the country’s northeast, 250 kilometres (160 miles) from the capital Kabul and at a depth of 213.5 km.

  • Scottish woman can sniff out Parkinson’s disease

    London: A 65-year-old Scottish woman has a unique ability that can revolutionise the way Parkinson’s is diagnosed: she can sniff out the debilitating disease. Joy Milne, from Perth, Scotland first detected the odour on her husband, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at the age of 45 and died in June this year.

  • Gene that triggers sepsis identified

    Sydney: Opening the door for the development of new treatment of the lethal disease sepsis, scientists have identified a gene that triggers the inflammatory condition.

  • earthquake

    Massive earthquake jolts North India

    Srinagar/New Delhi: A massive earthquake measuring 7.5 on richter scale today jolted north India, with panic-stricken people rushing out of houses and buildings that shook during the temblor lasting almost a minute. The earthquake epicentred in the Hindukush mountain range in Afghanistan struck at around 2.40 PM, sending ripples across several states like Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi, the National Capital Region (NCR), Punjab, Uttarakhand and Rajasthan.