Free Press Journal
  • Eco Tourism

    Ecotourism doesn’t hurt wildlife

    New York: Far from increasing the vulnerability of wildlife to predators, ecotourism actually helps conservation efforts, researchers say.

  • Nikki Haley seen as potential Republican vice presidential pick

    Washington: South Carolina’s Indian-American governor Nikki Haley’s choice to give the Republican response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address has fuelled speculation about her as a potential vice presidential pick.

  • Bavuma’s ton ‘victory’ for Proteas, says Hashim Amla

    Johannesburg: Former South African skipper Hashim Amla has lavished praise on Temba Bavuma, who became the first black batsman to score a Test century for the country, saying that it felt like a victory for his side.

  • Kiwi tour to be a ‘tough’ challenge for Aussies

    Johannesburg: Ahead of Australia’s upcoming tour to New Zealand, skipper Steve Smith has admitted that it will be a real challenge for his side to win the series in abroad.

  • Sr BSNL officer arested by CBI on graft charges

    New Delhi: An Additional General Manager of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited in Jaipur has been arrested by CBI for allegedly receiving bribe of Rs 50,000 for settling pending bills.

  • Air India

    Air India passengers face brunt of VIP culture

    Bhopal/ Bhubaneswar: In another case of inconvenience being created because of VIP culture, Air India passengers were left stranded after a flight on Friday from New Delhi to Bhopal was delayed for seven hours following a holdup by some politicians. The passengers of the delayed flight claimed that the Air India flight, which was scheduled to depart at 7:30 pm, left at 2:30 a.m.

  • anushka sharma

    Anushka Sharma to romance Salman Khan in ‘Sultan’

    Mumbai: Yash Raj Films has confirmed that its prodigy Anushka Sharma will star opposite superstar Salman Khan in the production house’s upcoming “Sultan” thereby ending rounds of speculation.

  • Kylie Minogue getting hitched soon?

    Melbourne: With a giant rock on her finger, Kylie Minogue has sparked wedding rumours.

  • Meghalaya to boycott Executive Committee Meeting of SAG

    Shillong: Days after it threatened to pull out as co-host of next month’s South Asian Games, Meghalaya has decided to boycott the Executive Committee Meeting of the SAG to be held in Guwahati on Monday.

  • China’s consumer prices growth hit six year low

    Beijing: China’s consumer inflation continued to slow in 2015 due to lackluster domestic demand amid a slowing economy, official data showed on Saturday.

  • Spain’s Princess Cristina goes on trial for tax fraud

    Madrid: Spain’s Princess Cristina, the sister of King Felipe VI, and her husband will go on trial Monday for corruption in a high stakes case likely to further damage the monarchy’s image.

  • Bacterium trained to perform artificial photosynthesis

    Washington: Scientists have successfully trained bacteria to perform photosynthesis – despite being non photosynthetic, an advance that could lead to the next generation of solar-to-chemical conversion technologies.

  • SUMUL to establish largescale dairy farms in Goa

    Panaji: Years after incepting Goa Dairy, the state government has now allowed Gujarat-based Surat District Cooperative Milk Producers Union Limited (SUMUL) to implement its schemes meant for dairy sector.

  • Ropeways soon for Uttar Pradesh religious circuits

    Lucknow: New ropeways will be constructed on important religious circuits of Uttar Pradesh under public-private-partnership (PPP) model, an official said on Saturday.

  • narendra modi

    Security heightened in Pathankot airbase ahead of PM Modi’s visit

    Pathankot: Security has been heightened at the Indian Air Force Base in Pathankot where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive today for a first-hand assessment of the situation following the deadly terror strike.

  • US dollar

    US dollar rises amid upbeat job data

    New York: The US dollar gained against most major currencies on Friday as the newly-released data showed stronger-than-expected job growth in the US.