Free Press Journal
  • India Inc to dole out 10.8% salary hike in 2016: Report

    New Delhi: Indian employers are expected to shell out an average salary hike of 10.8 per cent to their staff in 2016 despite being less upbeat on the business outlook, but the inflation will end up eroding much of the increments, says a Towers Watson report. According to the Towers Watson 2015-16 Asia-Pacific Salary Budget Planning Report, “India is expected to see an overall projected salary increase of 10.8 per cent. Factoring inflation

  • Like the way Hinglish words are created: Collins publisher

    New Delhi: Collins Learning publisher Elaine Higgleton is in awe of the way people in India create Hinglish words. She also feels that majority of students in India have strong understanding skills especially when they read English, but some find difficultly in comprehending and expressing.

  • Manohar Parrikar

    India, US make progress on jet engine, aircraft career co-op

    Washington: Ahead of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s maiden US visit next month, the two countries have made progress on their ambitious collaboration in the fields of jet engine and aircraft career technology, according to a Pentagon official.


    Air India’s New Delhi-San Francisco direct flight from Dec 2

    Washington: US’ San Francisco International Airport has announced a trivia contest on social media to mark the beginning of the first-ever non-stop flight from New Delhi to the popular tech city by Air India from December 2.

  • James Webb telescope

    NASA set to replace Hubble with James Webb telescope in 3 years

    Washington: The US space agency has successfully installed the first of 18 flight mirrors onto the James Webb Space Telescope, beginning a critical piece of the observatory’s construction to replace the Hubble Space Telescope by 2018.

  • cancer

    Promising new melanoma drug in the offing

    New York: Scientists have discovered a new compound that shows promise for treating deadly skin cancers like melanoma that are resistant or unresponsive to leading therapies today. The new compound, named SBI-756, targets a specific molecular machine known as the translation initiation complex.

  • Ultrasound can identify people at high stroke risk

    London: A simple ultrasound examination can be used to identify patients at increased risk of future stroke, says a study. The findings suggest that since surgical treatment to prevent stroke is only considered beneficial to some, ultrasound can prove useful in preventing unnecessary surgical intervention.

  • Dynamo Kiev to play behind closed doors post `racist behavior’ against Chelsea

    Johannesburg : European football federation UEFA has ordered Ukrainian football club Dynamo Kiev to play their next three matches behind closed doors, and has also handed them a fine of 100,000 Euros for their ‘racist behavior’ in the stands during their game against Chelsea.

  • PV Sindhu 

    Shuttler P V Sindhu advances to Macau Open quarters

    Macau: Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu advanced to the quarterfinals of the Macau Open Grand Prix after defeating Indonesia’s Lindaweni Fanetri in straight games on Thursday.

  • Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja trample Proteas

    Nagpur: Taking full advantage of a turning track, spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja ripped apart the South Africa batting line up as India bundled out the Proteas for just 79 runs, their lowest-ever score against the hosts in the third Test here today.

  • India, Hockey

    Resurgent India to face Argentina in HWL Final opener

    Raipur : India have improved by leaps and bounds recently but the hosts have to be on their toes when they face Argentina in the lung-opener of the Hockey World League (HWL) Finals, here tomorrow.

  • Mario Mandzukic fires Juve into last 16 with City win

    Turin (Italy): A first-half strike from Mario Mandzukic saw last season’s beaten finalists Juventus into the last 16 of the Champions League with a 1-0 win over injury-hit Manchester City.