Free Press Journal
  • Keeping your virginity can get you scholarship in South Africa

    Melbourne: Keep your virginity and get awarded…this is the new scheme, under which a South African mayor has awarded scholarships to 16 young females for remaining virgin till completing their studies.

  • Govt may expand fund infusion plan for PSBs

    Banks’ need for capital is expected to go up after the Reserve Bank asked them to classify 150 top troubled corporate accounts as NPAs and make provisions accordingly, which would eat into their profitability (more…)

  • Rio 2016

    More than 220,000 Rio 2016 tickets sold

    Rio de Janeiro: More than 220,000 Olympic tickets were sold during the first two days of the last major sales phase for Brazilian residents.

  • ‘Seven-wicket’ Kagiso Rabada still hungry to learn

    Johannesburg: South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada has admitted that he still has a lot to learn on the international stage despite his brilliant display in the ongoing Test series against England.

  • Opioids don’t guarantee boost in physical function

    New York : People suffering from neuropathic pain — complex, chronic pain that usually is accompanied by tissue injury — report no improvement in physical functioning after taking opioids that tackle pain, researchers said, reports IANS.

  • JFK airport partially resumes services after snowstorm

    New York: A day after life-threatening monster snowstorm almost paralysed the entire US East Coast, the iconic John F Kennedy International airport here partially resumed its services with Air India’s plane being the first one to land at the airport.

  • Khaleda Hi

    Sedition case filed against Khaleda Zia

    Dhaka: Former Bangladeshi prime minister and opposition leader Khaleda Zia was today booked for sedition over her alleged “slanderous comments” concerning martyrs of the 1971 liberation war against Pakistan.

  • Free health check-up camp at Saket Garden on R-Day

    Indore : On the occasion of Republic Day, Saket Garden’s morning walkers are going to organise a blood donation and free health check-up camp for people from 7 am.

  • Nityanand Charandas

    Krishna-The Supreme Lord

    Who is God or the Supreme Lord? A familiar question which keeps haunting the minds of the people actually has been answered very nicely in the scriptures which are the guidebooks for mankind.

  • Facebook to open its first data centre in Ireland 

    New York: Facebook will construct a data centre facility at Ireland’s Clonee village that will become part of the infrastructure that enables billions of people connect on the social networking platform, Messenger, Instagram and more, the social networking giant announced on Sunday.

  • Silver

    Silver futures climb Rs 72 on firm global cues

    New Delhi: Silver traded up Rs 72 at Rs 34,349 per kg in futures trading today as participants indulged in enlarging positions amid a firm trend in precious metals overseas.

  • Gold

    Gold futures spurt Rs 70 on global cues

    New Delhi: Gold rose by Rs 70 to Rs 26,230 per 10 grams in futures trading today as speculators enlarged their positions, tracking a firming trend overseas. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in February spurted Rs 70, or 0.27 per cent, to Rs 26,230 per 10 grams, in a business turnover of 389 lots.

  • 7 hurt on American Airlines jet; plane diverts to Canada

    St John’s (Canada): American Airlines says seven people were taken to hospital after a plane from Miami to Milan made an emergency landing in Newfoundland after the plane briefly encountered severe turbulence.