Free Press Journal
  • Ratan Tata invests in Teabox

    New Delhi : Top industrialist Ratan Tata has invested in specialty tea firm Teabox, thereby continuing his long series of investments in various start-ups globally in the recent past, reports PTI.

  • Bearded men more hygienic than clean-shaven ones

    Washington : Bearded men are more hygienic than clean-shaven ones as they are three times less likely to harbour infection-causing and antibiotic-resistant bacteria, a new study has claimed, according to PTI.

  • Moscow warns of IS plans to abduct Russians in Turkey

    Moscow : Russia’s federal tourism agency issued a warning that Islamic State jihadists were planning to abduct Russian citizens in Turkey. “According to the competent agencies, leaders of the IS terrorist group plan to take hostages from among Russian citizens in Turkey,” it said in a statement.  “Hostages can be transferred on to territories controlled by militants to hold public executions and to be used as human shields in combat with Syrian government

  • Mumbai FC emerge champs

    Mumbai : Playing with solid determination and showing better nerves, Mumbai FC Under-20 were crowned the champions of the MDFA organized Dr. Nitu Mandke Memorial Invitation Cup 2016 football tournament. Mumbai FC overcame fancied Air India Under-19 by a 5-4 margin via the penalty shootout tie-breaker after the title deciding match ended in a 1-1 draw at St Xavier’s ground, Parel.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You slow down a bit and think issues over. You have to deal with mounting expenses and are mired in your own doings of the last few days. Travel plans can be made.

  • Oil

    Oil to pressurise remittances into India?

    Oil slipped below the psychological barrier of $30 per barrel last week, sending out gasps of shock and amazement. Few had expected it to fall below the $40 level.  But the markets had defied such expectations. Some, like Goldman Sachs, expect it to fall to $20. Déjà vu! It could be the 1980s and 1990s all over again (see chart).

  • Petty shop owner climbs tower; wants to be reunited with wife

    Coimbatore : A petty shop owner has kept police on tenterhooks after he climbed atop a BSNL tower in the city this morning and refused to get down, demanding that he be reunited with his wife, who was allegedly taken away by her parents some days ago, in collusion with police.

  • Obsessively checking social media triggers sleep loss

    New York : According to new research, teenagers who spend a lot of time on Facebook and Twitter during the day damage their sleep at night than their peers who use social media less, says PTI.  “This is one of the first pieces of evidence that social media use really can impact your sleep,” says lead author Jessica C Levenson, a postdoctoral researcher in the psychiatry department at the University of Pittsburgh. “And

  • Leopard hide, nails worth lakhs seized; four held

    Thane: Police have seized a leopard hide and nails collectively worth Rs 7.73 lakh after arresting four suspected poachers near Dombivli railway station in the district. The arrests were made Monday by Crime Branch officials who found the four persons moving around in a suspicious manner, DCP (Crime) Parag Manere told reporters on Wednesday. “Police recovered leopard skin and seven nails from their possession. While the cost of the skin alone is

  • Apple

    Apple bets on India to offset China sales slump

    New York : Applauding the economic reforms unveiled by India, tech giant Apple’s CEO Tim Cook said the world’s third largest smartphone market presents a “very good business environment” going ahead.

  • Daydreamers more likely to be obese      

    New York: Researchers have warned that daydreaming could increase a person’s risk of obesity, as they fail to realise they have eaten too much when they are lost in their thoughts, says PTI. Scientists said the brains of overweight people are wired in a way that makes them prone to overeating. As a result, when they are daydreaming, they fail to recognise if they have already eaten too much food – and