Free Press Journal
  • Human activity leading Earth into a new geological epoch

    London: Has rapid human activity driven Earth into a new geological epoch? According to an international group of geoscientists, the evidence for a new geological epoch which marks the impact of human activity on Earth is now overwhelming.

  • Nirmal Singh

    PDP has not set any conditions for BJP: Nirmal Singh

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Monday rubbished rumours of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) setting tough conditions for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) if they want to continue the alliance in the state.

  • Could a cholesterol-lowering drug treat Parkinson’s?

    London: In their quest to find new treatments that could slow, stop or reverse Parkinson’s disease, a progressive neurological condition that affects movement and speech, researchers in Britain are set to investigate in humans the potential of a cholesterol-lowering drug in treating the disease.

  • Volkswagen to unveil compact sedan at Auto Expo

    Chennai: German car maker Volkswagen will be unveiling its sub-four metre sedan designed for the Indian market and two other models at the Delhi Auto Expo, the company’s Indian subsidiary said.

  • Girl raped

    SC for harsher punishment for child rapist

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday suggested the Parliament to think of awarding more stringent punishment to those convicted of raping children.

  • Oz series a learning curve for youngsters, affirms Mahendra Singh Dhoni

    Perth : Indian ODI skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Monday said the forthcoming series against Australia will be a ‘learning curve’ for the youngsters in the side, adding that it would test the senior players of the team as well.

  • Modi’s tolerance to terror should end: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: Advocating a strong response to the Pathankot terror strike, Shiv Sena today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “tolerance” to such attacks should end. “Our tolerance to terror attacks is commendable. But there is a limit. We pray that the tolerance of Modi to such attacks should end,” an editorial in the Shiv Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ said.

  • Atletico lead La Liga at halfway point

    Madrid: Antoine Griezmann and Yannick Carrasco scored second half goals to give Atletico Madrid a 2-0 away win against Celta Vigo to keep them top of the table as the La Liga reached its midway point.

  • Pantaloons Fashion fixes record date for scheme of merger

    New Delhi: Pantaloons Fashion & Retail Ltd today said it has fixed January 21 as the Record Date for determining the entitlement of the equity shareholders of Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd upon merger of Aditya Birla Group’s apparel businesses.

  • Rape case

    Pataudi gang-rape: Women activists demand speedy justice

    New Delhi/ Mumbai: The women activists on Monday condemned the alleged gang-rape of a married woman by an army man and his accomplice in Pataudi, Gurgaon, and said these cases should be looked cumulatively and not in isolation.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Odd even scheme to go on till Jan 15; HC refuses to interfere

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court today refused to interfere with AAP government’s odd-even vehicles policy to control rising air pollution in the city, observing that restrictions under the scheme were only till January 15.

  • Centre’s notification allowing Jallikattu challenged in SC

    New Delhi: The Centre’s notification lifting ban on bull taming sport Jallikattu during the festival of Pongal in Tamil Nadu was today challenged in the Supreme Court. The petitions seeking urgent hearing on the issue were mentioned before a bench headed by Chief Justice T S Thakur which agreed to hear it tomorrow. The pleas were filed by Animal Welfare Board of India, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India and

  • Mamata Banerjee

    Malda violence shows Mamata Govt.’s thirst for vote: BJP

    New Delhi: Holding the West Bengal Government responsible for the Malda rampage, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said the violence shows how far the Trinamool Congress (TMC) can go for vote bank politics.