Free Press Journal
  • Lalu Prasad Yadav

    Narendra Modi has failed to protect India: Lalu Yadav

    Patna: Declaring that India is in ‘danger’ following the deadly Pathankot attack, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) – led government and lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying he has ‘failed’ to protect the country.

  • mosquito-malaria

    Novel ‘honeytrap’ to attract and sterilise male mosquitoes

    Sydney : Sex, it seems, works just as fine in luring male mosquitoes as it does with men! Researchers have found that playing the sound similar to what female mosquitoes make in their flight can attract 95 percent of their male partners.

  • bacteria's DNA

    DNA changes may affect nicotine consumption: study

    Washington: Small differences in a particular region of the genome may alter the addictive substance nicotine’s consumption, a new study in mice has found.

  • lenovo

    Lenovo, Google join hands for Project Tango

    New York: Chinese computing giant Lenovo today  partnered with Google to launch a new smartphone that can see and map out surroundings with help from the US-based company’s 3D technology named Project Tango. To be available in summer 2016, the new smartphone turns the screen into a window that can overlay digital information and objects onto the real world.

  • Earthquake

    Magnitude 5.5 quake shakes Kashmir

    Srinagar: An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale today shook the Kashmir Valley, causing panic among the residents. “The magnitude 5.5 tremor was recorded at 2.38 PM and lasted over 15 seconds. Its epicenter was in Hindukush region of Afghanistan,” an official of the MeT department said.

  • Arun Jaitley

    WB has capability to take on bigger business challenges: Jaitley

    New Delhi: Asserting that West Bengal has capability and readiness to take on bigger and greater business challenges with an aim to fulfill aspirations, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said more investments will lead to greater revenues, jobs, more manufacturing power and better infrastructure.

  • Steven Spielberg

    ‘Bridge of Spies’, ‘Carol’ lead BAFTA race

    London: Steven Spielberg’s Cold War drama “Bridge of Spies” and Todd Haynes’ ’50s-set lesbian romance “Carol” are leading the pack of 69th annual BAFTA Awards this year by securing nine nominations apiece. British filmmaker of Indian origin Asif Kapadia’s “Amy” also bagged two nominations.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    AAP accuses Centre of trying to ‘save’ Jaitley from DDCA probe

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party today claimed that the Centre wanted to “save” Finance Minister Arun Jaitley by declaring as illegal the Delhi Government ordered inquiry into alleged DDCA scam and was trying to ensure his “role” during his tenure as head of the cricket body was not exposed.

  • Malala Yousafzai

    Malala Yousafzai documentary gets BAFTA nomination

    London: “He Named Me Malala” — a documentary on the life of Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai — has landed a nomination in the Documentary category of the upcoming 69th British Academy Film Awards.

  • harish rawat

    Rawat seeks funds from Centre to expedite PMGSY projects      

    Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today said he had sought funds and clearance of pending DPRs from the Centre to provide fresh impetus to road construction projects in rural areas under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY).

  • Mumbai train services hit

    Suburban, Exp srvcs to be hit as CR plans to dismantle bridge

    Mumbai: The Central Railway will impose an 18-hour mega block on its main line on Sunday owing to the work for dismantling the century-old Hancock bridge, which will impact operations of some suburban and Express services. Due to the mega block, some trains moving to and fro from CST will be cancelled, diverted and short-terminated from today till January 10, a CR statement said.

  • piyush goyal

    Cabinet nod for tariff policy likely by Feb first week: Goyal

    New Delhi: The Cabinet is likely to approve by the first week of February a new power tariff policy with focus on clean energy, better regulation of discoms and faster roll out of investments, Power Minister Piyush Goyal has said. “Last consultation process is going on. My own sense is that during this month we should be able to clear, or at best first week of next month,” Goyal told PTI when asked

  • Sensex surges

    Value buying buoys markets, Sensex up 83 points 

    Mumbai: Value buying, coupled with positive Asian indices and hopes of political consensus over key economic legislations, buoyed Indian equity markets. This resulted in the barometer 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) provisionally ending the day’s trade up 83 points, a day after it touched a new 52-week low. During the last four sessions, the barometer Sensex has plunged by 1,309.51 points, while the wider 50-scrip Nifty of the

  • Lord Vishnu cover controversy: Non-bailable warrant against MS Dhoni

    Anantapur : In an unpleasant news for Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, a court in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh has issued a non-bailable warrant against him for allegedly ‘denigrating’ a Hindu god by posing as Lord Vishnu on the cover page of a magazine.

  • Diego Costa

    Chelsea’s Costa, Oscar in training ground clash

    London: Controversial striker Diego Costa was involved in a training ground confrontation with Chelsea teammate Oscar while preparing for Sunday’s FA Cup third round tie against Scunthorpe United.

  • England batsman Buttler likely to get IPL go-ahead

    Cape Town: England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler could be encouraged to play in this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL), according to national cricket head coach Trevor Bayliss.

  • Hockey India League

    Young brigade to add valour to 2016 HIL

    New Delhi: A host of promising players is all set to showcase their talent against some formidable names of the game in the fourth edition of the Hockey India League to be held acorss various cities of the country from January 18
    to February 21.