Free Press Journal
  • Low-sugar diets won’t change your love for sweetness

    New York : If you have sweet tooth, following a low-sugar diet for three months may not change the level of sweetness you prefer in foods and beverages, suggests new research.

  • Building collapse case: court rejects bail pleas of 2 accused

    Thane (Maha): A local court has rejected the bail applications of two accused arrested in connection with a case relating to the 2013 building collapse, which left 74 people dead, in the district. The under-construction Lucky Compound building located in Mumbra near Shil Phata in the district, collapsed in April, 2013, leaving 74 people dead and 60 others injured.

  • Sex in hotel room steamier, longer than home: Global survey

    Toronto: Did it ever occur to you that sex in a hotel room is much steamier, longer and fulfilling than at home? Well, do not hide the smile on your face as an interesting survey spanning 11 countries and 2,200 people has found that you are not alone.

  • CBI might shift Madan Mitra to another state

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress MLA and former minister Madan Mitra might be shifted to another state by the Special Crime branch of CBI probing the multi-crore Saradha ponzi scam. “We may decide to shift Madan Mitra to another state. A decision which is yet to be taken,” a CBI source investigating the scam told PTI.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    AAP govt orders probe into missing words in advertisements

    New Delhi: Taking a stern view of the omission of words “socialist” and “secular” from the Preamble in its print advertisements on Constitution Day, Delhi government today tendered an apology for the error and ordered a probe to ascertain if any “mischief” was involved Published by the Arvind Kerjriwal-led Delhi government to commemorate the adoption of Constitution, the English advertisements which appeared in newspapers today carried the text of Preamble, however, the two

  • Mamata Banerjee

    Aamir has said what he felt; India belongs to everyone: Mamata

    Kolkata: Extending her support to Bollywood star Aamir Khan by saying that it is his democratic right to say what he felt, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said no one has the right to ask someone to leave this country as this country belongs to everyone. “No one has the right to ask someone to leave this country or go to Pakistan. We all are citizens of this country, India,” Banerjee

  • Shahnawaz Hussain

    Cong deliberately creating propaganda of intolerance: BJP

    Lucknow: Accusing Congress of “defaming” the country, the BJP today charged the party with “deliberately creating a propaganda of intolerance” at a time when most nations are backing India for a permanent seat in UN Security Council. “At a time when most of the countries are backing India for a permanent seat in UN Security Council, Congress is deliberately creating propaganda of intolerance and spreading a canard in the country,” BJP National Spokesman

  • Sri Lanka warns of action over LTTE commemoration

    Colombo: The Sri Lankan Police on Thursday warned that it will take legal action against anyone who publicly shows support to the now vanquished Tamil Tigers.

  • Sonia Gandhi

    Constitution’s ideals, principles under threat: Sonia

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi today targetted the government on issue of intolerance alleging that ideals and principles of the Constitution were under threat and being attacked deliberately. “People who never had faith in the Constitution, nor had they participated in its drafting, are now swearing by it and are laying claim to it.

  • AAP govt using women issues to score political points: BJP

    New Delhi:BJP Mahila Morcha activists today staged a demonstration close to the residence of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accusing the AAP government of using the issue of women safety to score political points. “For the ruling Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi, women welfare is just an issue to be used for scoring political points. In the last 10 months of power, Kejriwal government has not initiated a single step for

  • BJP creates uproar in Kar Assembly, seeks removal of minister

    Bengaluru: BJP today created uproar in Karnataka Assembly seeking removal of Social Welfare Minister Anjaneya over a sting operation by a TV channel, which purportedly showed his wife accepting bribe. Amidst the din, government managed to pass two bills.

  • pakistan

    Pakistan concerned about hate against Muslims

    Islamabad: Taking note of rising instances of hate attacks against Muslims around the world, the Pakistan Foreign Office on Thursday said “terrorism has nothing to do with Islam”.

  • mount abu

    Enjoy an elevated travel experience at Mount Abu

    If you’re looking for an escape in the mountains, away from the busy city life, and simply resting in the abode of nature, Mount Abu is an ideal tourist spot to explore. It is a mesmerizing hill station in the Aravalli Mountain Range, in Sirohi district of Rajasthan.

  • SMS threatens to ‘eliminate’ Nitish, security scaled up

    Patna: A mobile message allegedly threatening to “eliminate” Nitish Kumar was received by a private TV channel here today, prompting police to beef up security of the Bihar Chief Minister. Patna Senior Superintendent of Police Vikash Vaibhav told PTI that on the basis of the SMS, the police lodged an FIR under Section 387 of IPC (putting person in fear of death or of grievous hurt in order to commit extortion).

  • Sheena murder: Peter Mukerjea’s CBI custody extended

    Mumbai: A special court here on Thursday extended till November 30 the CBI custody of former media baron Peter Mukerjea, one of the four prime accused in the sensational Sheena Bora murder case. He was presented before a CBI court on Thursday afternoon after he was brought here from New Delhi where he was taken for investigation by the agency three days ago. The prosecution requested for additional custody of Peter as they

  • Sensex

    Sensex breaks 2-day fall on GST Bill optimism, jumps 183 pts

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex today bounced back almost 183 points to close at over two-week high of 25,958.63 as investors lapped up realty, auto and metal stocks amid hopes of a breakthrough on GST Bill in Parliament and mixed cues from global markets. Pick-up in rollover of November derivative contracts to the December series helped.

  • Secular most misused word in politics: Rajnath Singh

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday that “secular” was the most misused word in politics, and that those who framed the constitution would have introduced “socialist and secular” in it if they had felt their need.