Free Press Journal
  • Why content on Vivekananda, Bose reduced in NCERT books: CIC

    New Delhi: The CIC has pulled up NCERT for chopping out content on national leaders like Subhas Chandra Bose and revolutionaries from its text books and directed it to suo-moto disclose the reasons behind such decisions.

  • Jaya orders solatium to families of 29 deceased persons

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today ordered solatium to the families of 29 persons who died in various incidents of electrocution and mishaps in several parts of the State.

  • Poet Uday Prakash refuses to take back Sahitya Akademi award

    Jaipur: Hindi poet Uday Prakash today refused to take back his Sahitya Akademi award, claiming the NDA government was merely trying to restore its image by persuading ‘award wapsi’ campaign writers to re-accept their awards.

  • MCA office-bearers to discuss Lodha panel recommendations

    Mumbai: Not quite convinced about some recommendations of the Justice Lodha Committee report on reforms in the BCCI, the Mumbai Cricket Association office- bearers will discuss its implications in a meeting here tomorrow.

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    Breast milk can help take down superbugs

    London: A new study has revealed that a protein found in breast milk could help destroy the antibiotic-resistant superbugs.

  • Fiber-rich diet can keep lung disease at bay

    Washington D.C.: Fiber-rich foods are known to lower blood sugar, cut cholesterol, prevent constipation and even ward off colon cancer. Now, a new research links intake of fiber in right amount to lower risk of developing lung disease.

  • P V Sindhu shines in Malaysia, clinches Grand Prix Gold title

    Penang (Malaysia): Two-time World Championship bronze-medallist, India’s P V Sindhu made a rousing start to the new season as she clinched the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold title after defeating Scotland’s Kristy Gilmour in straight games in the final here today.

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    Govt. modifies Gold Monetization Scheme

    New Delhi: The government has modified the Gold Monetisation Scheme (GMS) after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued a master direction on the scheme on January 21.

  • Finolex to invest Rs 100 cr to expand PVC pipes capacity

    Mumbai: Leading rigid PVC-U pipes and fittings manufacturer Finolex Industries Ltd (FIL) plans to invest Rs 100 crore in adding 1,00,000 tonnes of pipes capacity over the next three years.

  • Coffee production to reach 3,80,600 tonnes in 2015-16

    Mumbai: Coffee production is expected to increase by 25,000 tonnes during this financial year to reach 3,80,600 tonnes, of which 1 lakh tonnes will be Robusta and the rest will be Arabica variety, according to the Coffee Board.

  • Amit Shah will take BJP to newer heights: Rajnath

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday congratulated BJP president Amit Shah on his re-election and said he was sure the party will reach “newer heights of success” under him.

  • Five eclipses to be seen in 2016

    Indore: Astronomy enthusiasts and sky gazers will be able to watch five eclipses this year, but only two of these will be visible in India.

  • North-east militants call for shutdown on January 26

    Guwahati: With less than 48 hours left for the Republic Day celebrations to start off, four militant outfits operating in north-east India on Sunday called for their boycott on January 26.

  • Students resume hunger strike at HCU, stay firm on 5 demands

    Hyderabad: A day after the students sitting on a hunger strike against the death of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula here were hospitalised, a fresh batch of seven students resumed the strike today demanding the removal of Hyderabad University VC and grant of Rs 50 lakh compensation to the deceased’s family.

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    Ghulam Ali to turn actor for ‘Ghar Wapsi’

    Karachi: Seems like music maestro Ghulam Ali is all set to give it back to the Shiv Senas for not allowing several Pakistani artists, including him, to perform in India.

  • Injured Maxwell to miss T20 opener against India

    Adelaide: Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell was today ruled out of the first Twenty20 International against India here on Tuesday after sustaining a hamstring injury which forced him to fly back home to Melbourne.