Free Press Journal
  • Indian scientists unlocking betel leaf’s health secrets

    Kolkata: The next time you hear the words “Meetha patta” or “Madrasi patta”, don’t ignore the humble heart-shaped popular mouth-freshener. Paan or betel leaf could provide the key to unlock an arsenal of anti-inflammatory drugs, claim Indian researchers.

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    ‘Khaps are not always wrong’, says Khattar

    New Delhi: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday backed his earlier remark on Khap Panchayats, saying that it would not be appropriate to perceive that they always work in a wrong manner.

  • All India Regional Editors Conference begins tomorrow

    Jaipur: More than 100 mediapersons are expected to participate in the All India Regional Editors Conference here on Monday, which is being organised by Press Information Bureau, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, and Government of India on February 1 and 2.

  • Manoj Joshi receives ‘Chhatrapati’ award

    Thane (Maha): Actor Manoj Joshi was conferred with the ‘Chhatrapati Shivjai Maharaj Gaurav Award’ at a function organised here. The award was presented during the 23rd Rashtriya Kavi Sammelan (National Meeting of Poets) last evening.

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    Indian colts eye group toppers position as they face Nepal

    Mirpur: Having already assured a quarter-final berth, Indian team will be aiming to top their pool when they square off against a spirited Nepal in the final group league encounter of the ICC U-19 World Cup, here tomorrow.

  • Nine Indian fishermen arrested in Sri Lanka

    Colombo: At least nine Indian fishermen were arrested on Sunday by the Sri Lanka Navy for illegally poaching in the country’s waters, the navy said.

  • Now, crab shell bandages to help wounds heal faster

    London: What if your bandage could heal wounds faster? A team of scientists has come up with a fast-healing dressing that contains crab shells.

  • Twitter facing challenges: Dorsey urges staff to post positive tweets

    New Delhi: With Twitter’s share price dropping more than 41 percent since Jack Dorsey was named the permanent CEO in October last year, the chief executive at an emergency morale-boosting session at the company’s San Francisco headquarters urged the staff to post tweets expressing their commitment to the embattled social networking firm.

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    High-level probe ordered into Paradip refinery fire

    Paradip (Odisha): The Centre today ordered a high-level probe into Saturday’s fire at IOCL’s refinery here and said it will not affect Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to dedicate the Rs 35,000 project to the nation on February 7.

  • Preity Zinta turns 41

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Preity Zinta turned 41 today and her collagues from the film industry including Abhishek Bachchan, Karan Johar and Riteish Deshmukh wished her loads of love and fun on the day.

  • Doing TV a ‘very selfish motive’ for Arjun Kapoor

    Mumbai: Actor Arjun Kapoor, who made his small screen debut as a host of reality TV show “Khatron Ke Khiladi – Kabhi Peeda Kabhi Keeda”, says he has a “selfish motive” behind joining the television show.

  • Veteran BBC presenter Terry Wogan dies aged 77

    London: BBC presenter Terry Wogan, host of Britain’s flagship television chatshow in the 1980s and of Eurovision over three decades, died of cancer today aged 77, his family announced.

  • Philippine airport cop held for smuggling rare animals

    Manila: Authorities at the Philippines’ main airport have taken possession of 47 rare animals or birds which an airport policeman was allegedly trying to smuggle to Japan, a senior wildlife official said today.

  • Google wipes out Glass data, works on new device

    New York: After erasing all data regarding Google Glass – eye-wearable head-mounted device that displayed information in a smartphone-like hands-free format – from various social media platforms, tech giant Google is reportedly working on a new version of its face-mounted technology.

  • Disabled passenger made to crawl, slams ‘liar’ Air India’s statement

    New Delhi: In a shocking case of apathy, Anita Ghai- a disabled passenger – was denied a wheelchair while de-boarding from an Air India flight. However, the airlines has issued a statement rebuffing the allegations and said that the wheel-chair had been provided to the passenger.

  • Shane Watson’s century pulls Australia to 197/5

    Sydney: Opener Shane Watson scored a superb unbeaten century (127) to guide Australia to a strong total of 197/5 in the third and final T20 International against India here on Sunday.

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    Type 1 diabetes cure comes closer to reality

    Washington D.C.: A team of scientists has been able to halt diabetic condition for six months with the help of insulin-producing cells, bringing the cure for Type 1 diabetes closer to reality.