Free Press Journal
  • Odisha varsity set two Guinness records in a day

    Bhubaneswar : Students of a private university in Odisha here on Thursday arranged themselves into a massive human formation reading “WE URGE FOR WORLD PEACE” and set a Guinness world record for the ‘largest human sentence’.

  • UK soldier killer sues prison service for broken teeth

    London : One of the two men serving a life sentence for brutally murdering a British soldier with a machete here in broad daylight in 2013 is seeking compensation for his two lost front teeth which he claimed were knocked out by prison officers, reports PTI.

  • Narayana Hrudayalaya fixes IPO price band at Rs 245-250

    Healthcare services major Narayana Hrudayalaya Ltd (NHL) fixed the price band between Rs 245 and Rs 250 for its initial public offer (IPO), which will hit the capital market on December 17.

  • Top 10 ethical dilemmas in science listed

    Washington DC : A list of emerging ethical dilemmas and policy issues in science and technology for 2016 has been released, reports ANI.

  • Afghanistan board signs MoU with NOIDA stadium

    New Delhi : Afghanistan cricket team has shifted its home base from Sharjah to the UPCA stadium in NOIDA where they will play their matches and practice after an MoU was signed on Thursday in this regard. According to the Memorandum of Understanding with BCCI and Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) will be able to utilise the facilities of the Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex, which has successfully

  • Intolerance: Part of our ‘ancient culture’

    Ready to acknowledge the unrest caused by intolerance at all levels and havoc by natural calamities, the Indian state was caught napping and could not use the familiar excuse to link these with our ancient tradition and culture.

  • Obese Chinese couple fight to lose 91 kg for healthy baby

    Beijing : A young obese Chinese couple, each weighing around 200 kg, has caught national attention as they fight to lose weight in preparation for their first child, reports PTI.

  • Premature baby dies after sustaining burns at JJ hospital

    Mumbai : The premature baby that had sustained nearly 10-20 per cent burns on her back and shoulders at the neonatal intensive care unit of state run JJ hospital breathed her last on Thursday after her condition deteriorated. The baby had sustained burns after a short-circuit took place when she was placed in the neonatal ICU of the hospital, which malfunctioned following a voltage fluctuation in the hospital building.

  • Maruti to hike prices by up to Rs 20,000

    New Delhi : Country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India will hike prices of its vehicles across models by up to Rs 20,000 from January to offset impact of rising costs and weakening of rupee against dollar, joining rivals in making such a move.

  • New software studies words and gestures to detect lies

    Washington : Researchers are developing a unique lie-detecting software that considers both the speaker’s words and gestures, and unlike a polygraph, does not need to touch the subject in order to work, reports PTI.

  • Sadhguru

    Disasters need not be calamities

    Questioner: Spirituality has not been able to help with calamities like earthquakes that happen in our country. If God is really compassionate, why do calamities happen?

  • High Court scraps appointment of 12 college principals

    Patna : The Patna High Court on Thursday quashed the appointment of 12 college principals under Magadh University and directed its vice-principal to ensure they stop working as principals with immediate effect.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries: – You may get restless today and your temper will rise because of some tension and stress at your work place. Try to be polite with your partner to avoid misunderstandings.