Free Press Journal
  • Tokyo Stocks

    Tokyo stocks advance

    Tokyo: Tokyo stocks advanced on Tuesday morning as a comparatively weak yen gave exporter issues a boost and better-than-expected capital expenditure data brightened the market mood on hopes the nation’s economic soft spot may not be as deep as first thought.

  • Retinal nerve cells grown in lab

    Washington: Scientists have developed a new method to efficiently turn human stem cells into retinal nerve cells that transmit visual signals from the eye to the brain, an advance that could lead to treatments for people blinded by glaucoma and multiple sclerosis (MS). Death and dysfunction of these cells, known as retinal ganglion cells, cause vision loss in conditions like glaucoma and MS.

  • Novel technique to help grow bone cells

    Washington: Researchers have developed a new, more precise way to control the differentiation of stem cells into bone cells, an advance that has applications in the realm of bone regeneration, growth and healing. A cell’s microenvironment, the network of proteins and polymers that surrounds and connects cells within tissues, impacts a range of cellular behaviours, including stem cell differentiation.

  • US to work with India, China on climate change

    Washington: Responding to Indian Prime Minister Narendara Modi’s “not our fault” message on climate change, the US said President Barack Obama has signalled a willingness to work with India and China for an ambitious climate change agreement.

  • BJP MPs asked to avoid making provocative statements

    New Delhi: BJP MPs were today asked to avoid making provocative statements amid the debate in Parliament over the issue of intolerance where controversial comments by some party leaders, including ministers, have come in handy for the opposition in its attack on the government.

  • Class IX girl delivers baby in school washroom

    Hyderabad: In a shocking incident, a Class IX student delivered a child in the washroom of her school in Madhapur area here, which is the city’s IT hub, police said today.

  • Rio 2016

    Athletes endorse 2016 Olympics canoe slalom venue

    Rio de Janeiro: The Rio 2016 international canoe slalom course won widespread praise from athletes after the completion of the sport’s official Olympic test event.

  • Tyson Fury reveals water plan to beat drug fears

    London: Tyson Fury claims he suffered from dehydration after his shock heavyweight title win against Wladimir Klitschko because he refused to drink water in his dressing room in case it was drugged in a bid to discredit him.

  • England win third Twenty20 in Super over finish

    Sharjah: England beat Pakistan in the third and final Twenty20 international in a thrilling Super over finish after the regulation match ended in a tie in Sharjah today.

  • ICC issues statement following conclusion of Chris Cairns trial

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has issued a statement in relation to today’s developments in the criminal proceedings in London against former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns who is charged with perjury.

  • Govinda

    SC tells Govinda to apologize to his fan for slapping him in 2008

    Film stars’ getting into a public brawl is nothing new. There have been many instances of the same. Readers may recall the infamous slapping incident that had taken place in the year 2008, wherein actor Govinda had publically slapped a fan on the sets of Money Hai Toh Honey Hai. When asked the reason, Govinda then replied that the reason for him to slap the guy was because he was getting too

  • akshay kumar

    Akshay Kumar’s Airlift on the same lines as Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List

    Back in time when Liam Neeson wasn’t playing an assassin or saving his kidnapped kin, he featured as a central protagonist in Steven Spielberg’s Oscar winning drama Schindler’s List(1993). Now more than a couple of decades down the line, Akshay Kumar is playing a similar part in a similar setting for the film Airlift.