Free Press Journal
  • Waqar Younis

    Waqar Younis wants strong fightback from Pakistan

    Karachi : Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis has insisted that his side will have to play out of their skins to stage a strong comeback against England in the third one-day international in Sharjah on Tuesday. Ahead of the crucial contest, former pace spearhead Waqar said that they needed to play well to make it 2-1 and suggested that Pakistan must make sure that they avoid a battling slump like they did in

  • piyush goyal

    India should be able to end coal imports by 2017: Goyal

    New Delhi: India should be able to end coal import by 2017, thereby saving precious foreign exchange, Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday. “By 2017, India need not import coal, except for a few power plants on the coast where it is difficult to transport fuel,” Goyal said at an energy conference organised here by international accounting firm KPMG. “It will be the end of the era of shortages,” he

  • Ants form ‘superorganism’ when threatened by predator

    London: Ants are capable of coordinating together to form a single entity by becoming a highly organised ‘superorganism’ when threatened by a predator, a new study has found. Ant colonies are incredibly complex, and at the same time, intensely cooperative, which is why they are often referred to as single ‘superorganisms.’

  • Record-breaking Ross Taylor keeps second Test alive

    Perth: Ross Taylor hit the highest score ever by a visiting batsman in Australia today as his brilliant 290 steered New Zealand to a surprise first innings lead on day four of the second Test here.

  • LED lights may help treat Alzheimer’s

    Seoul: Researchers have used blue LED lights to effectively prevent the buildup of a protein known to cause Alzheimer’s disease, an advance that may pave the way for light-induced treatments for neurodegenerative diseases. Scientists from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology conducted a research to suppress an abnormal assembly of beta-amyloids, a protein commonly found in the brain, by using photo-excited porphyrins.

  • NASA

    Time to clean up space junk mess, says NASA

    Washington: With a mysterious space object making a splash into the Earth’s atmosphere on November 13, NASA administrator Charles Bolden has shown concern about the growing junk in the space that may threaten the planet in near future.

  • Rohan Bopanna-Florin Mergea beat Bryan brothers

    London: India’s Rohan Bopanna and Romanian Florin Mergea defeated top-ranked men’s doubles pairing of Mike and Bob Bryan 6-4, 6-3 in their opening match of the ATP World Tour Finals at The O2 Arena here. The eighth seeded Bopanna-Mergea took just an hour to beat the legendary Bryan brothers in round robin on Sunday night.

  • Hepatitis C

    Inexpensive one-step test for hepatitis C infection

    New York: Researchers have developed a cost-effective one-step test that can screen, detect and confirm hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections from blood or urine samples. Current blood-based HCV testing requires two steps and can be expensive, inconvenient and is not widely available or affordable globally.

  • World’s first ‘porous’ liquid can filter carbon emissions

    London: In a breakthrough, scientists have developed the world’s first ‘porous’ liquid that can
    potentially be used to capture harmful carbon emissions to prevent them from entering the Earth’s atmosphere.

  • Adele

    Adele struggles to resist fame

    London: Singer Adele says she finds it difficult not to succumb to her celebrity status, but refuses to give in to the temptations of publicity deals.

  • Lady Gaga

    Acting helps me combat depression: Lady Gaga

    London: Lady Gaga says acting on TV series “American Horror Story: Hotel” has helped her tackle her mental illness. The 29-year-old pop star, whose real name is Stefani Germanotta, has made her acting debut with the current fifth season of “American Horror Story: Hotel”. Gaga has taken medication for depression and anxiety for several years but it is her recent role that has been incomparable in battling her issues, reported Female First.”I’m an actress now and that

  • Aamir Khan

    Aamir Khan advised complete bed rest post injury

    Mumbai: Superstar Aamir Khan, who suffered a muscle spasm in one of his shoulders while shooting an action scene for “Dangal”, has been advised by doctors complete bed rest for at least eight days.

  • Veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey dead

    Mumbai: Veteran Indian-born British actor Saeed Jaffrey died on Sunday, a close relative said. He was 86, according to his niece Shaheen Aggarwal, who shared the news on her Facebook page. “Today, a generation of Jaffreys has passed away. Saeed Jaffrey has joined his brothers and sister and is rejoining in the lap of his Heavenly Father, enternally,” Aggarwal’s post said. Saeed is renowned for his roles in movies like “Gandhi” (1982), “Shatranj Ke

  • shiv sena

    India must wage own war against terror : Shiv Sena

    Mumbai : India must fight its own war against terror since the efforts against terrorism by the Western countries are limited to serving their own interests, the Shiv Sena said here on Monday.

  • Pakistan ISIS flag in Srinagar

    Deal with ISIS flag waving in Kashmir seriously: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: In the wake of Paris terror attacks that claimed at least 129 lives, the Shiv Sena today said that it was time India dealt with periodic incidents of waving of ISIS flags in Kashmir with an “iron hand”.

  • Paris attacks: Death toll mounts to 132 as three succumb to injuries

    London : The death toll in the 13/11 Paris attacks rose to 132 as three patients who had been critically injured succumbed to their wounds. The deaths bring the total to 132, with 349 injured, 96 critically. The deaths came as French President Francois Hollande sought a three-month extension for the state of emergency imposed in the wake of Friday’s attacks, as per reports. The police in France have launched a manhunt of a

  • Farmer commits suicide in Bengal

    Jalpaiguri (WB): A farmer allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling of a room at his residence in Galabari in this district, police said today. Debaru Mohammed (43) committed suicide last night and his body was spotted by his family members this morning, police officials said. The family of Mohammed has lodged an FIR with the local police station alleging that he had to take the extreme step as some Trinamool Congress supporters had