Free Press Journal
  • There’s no such thing as ‘one-size-fits-all’ diet plan

    London :  A new study has revealed that a healthy food for one person may lead to weight gain in another, suggesting that a one-size-fits-all approach to dieting is fundamentally wrong, reports ANI.

  • Beauty blog: A yay or a nay?

    New Delhi :  In the era of social networking, where you can find everything online, one thing that is taking hype is online beauty blog. Not only these blogs are easy to access, they also spread out much more knowledge than any other source, reports ANI.

  • Bupa to buy 23% stake in Max Bupa for Rs 191 crore

    New Delhi: UK’s Bupa will increase its stake in Indian health insurance venture Max Bupa by 23% to 49% for Rs 191 crore. Max Bupa is a 74:26 joint venture between Max India and Bupa.

  • Advanta to merge with UPL Ltd

    New Delhi :  Agrochemical major UPL Ltd announced merger of the group’s seed firm Advanta with itself as part of its strategy to provide all agri-solutions through one single entity and enhance shareholder value.

  • First image of planet in making captured

    Washington :  In a first, astronomers have captured the photo of a planet in making, located in a star 450 light years away from Earth, reports PTI.

  • Proper diabetes care lessens amputations

    Washington DC :  There has been a significant reduction in diabetes-related amputations since the mid-1990s due to improvements in diabetes care over this period, according to a new research, reports ANI.

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    Maruti hits back at IiAS, says will have control over Gujarat plant

    New Delhi :  Asserting that it will have full control over upcoming plant in Gujarat despite letting parent Suzuki own and invest there, Maruti Suzuki India has hit back at proxy advisory firm IiAS, which asked minority shareholders to vote against the move, saying the “conclusions” are not based on “any facts or logic”, reports PTI.

  • Force India’s 150th F1 race will be at Abu Dhabi GP

    Abu Dhabi : This weekend’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be special for Force India as it will mark the 150th race of the Silverstone-based team which entered Formula 1 in 2008. Since then, the outfit, which is headed by Indian businessman Vijay Mallya, has notched up three podium finishes and a pole position. Its lone pole position and best finish both came at the 2009 Belgian GP when Italian Giancarlo Fisichella started first

  • Neotel, Voda renegotiating $498 mn acquisition deal

    New Delhi :  Tata Communications said that shareholders of its majority-owned South African telecom firm Neotel and Vodafone South Africa are in discussion over a revised transaction structure of the deal, reports PTI.

  • ‘Time not right for stake sale in sectors like metals’

    New Delhi: The government will sell stake in some state-owned companies, especially those in metals business, only when market conditions improve, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said amid concerns that the Rs 69,500 crore disinvestment target for the current fiscal may be missed.

  • FIFA court opens case against Blatter, Platini

    Lausanne : The judgement arm of FIFA’s ethics committee on opened a case against the body’s suspended president Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, with a verdict in the corruption allegations surrounding both men due next month. The panel of judges, known as the adjudicatory chamber, received the final report from the ethics committee’s investigative branch on Saturday, which called for sanctions to be levelled against both men. A guilty verdict would almost certainly crush UEFA

  • ‘Rat vision’ gives humans best sight ever

    Sydney :  Humans have the best of all possible visual worlds because our full stereo vision combines with primitive visual pathways to quickly spot danger, a study led by University of Sydney has discovered, says IANS.

  • SC stays levy of penalty on sales tax paid by Tata Sons

    New Delhi :  The Supreme Court restrained Maharashtra government from imposing penalty on the sales tax levied on Tata Sons Ltd over the use of the TATA brand name by its subsidiaries.

  • Pfizer, Allergan merge in $160bn deal to create No 1 drug firm

    New York :  Viagra maker Pfizer Inc and Botox manufacturer Allergan agreed to merge in a record USD 160 billion deal, creating a drug making behemoth, in the biggest buyout in the healthcare sector.

  • Soon, condom emoji may save you from unsafe sex

    London :  Soon, the world may have condom emoji on our emoji keyboard as Durex has launched an international campaign calling for its creation ahead of world AIDS Day on December 1st, reports IANS.

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    Ramesh Narayan appointed as Chairman of AGC for Goafest 2016

    The Advertising Club and Advertising Agencies Association of India has announced the Awards Governing Council for Goafest 2016. Ad veteran and industry leader Ramesh Narayan, founder at Canco Advertising has been appointed the Chairman of the AGC. The other members elected to the Council are: