Free Press Journal
  • Win for New Zealand, Afghanistan

    Fatullah : Knocked out of the Super League quarterfinals, Afghanistan and New Zealand notched up consolation wins on the last day of league engagements  in the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup here on Monday.

  • Take care: Viral infection in pregnancy ups autism risk

    New York : Viral infection during pregnancy may cause change in a particular immune response in mothers and increase risk of autism spectrum disorder in their offspring, suggests new research, reports IANS.

  • In a first, watch ‘invisible’ magnetic Sun in action

    Washington: NASA space scientists, trying hard to understand the Sun’s electromagnetic field that is crucial for future deep space travel, have released a first-ever video model of the Sun showing how its magnetic field behaves, according to IANS. The video displays invisible magnetic lines where the Sun appears as a mass of noodle-like energy in constant flux, pulsating and sending out bursts of magnetically-charged particles. For this, they have turned to a

  • Patna shock Panthers by one point

    Vishakhapatnam : Patna Pirates stunned former champions Jaipur Pink Panthers 29-28 with a decisive last raid in their very first appearance in the Season 3 of the Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League here on Monday.

  • Rapist arrested after minor girl delivers baby

    Bhayandar : The Kashimira police, on Monday, arrested an 18-year-old youth for raping a minor girl under the false pretext of marrying her. The matter crime came to light more than a year after the crime when the 16-year-old victim recently delivered a baby girl but the accused still refused to marry prompting her to muster courage and register a complaint against him.  According to the police, the accused who has been identified

  • Auto Expo too expensive to participate: Rajiv Bajaj

    New Delhi : At a time when the automobile industry is gearing up for the Delhi Auto Expo, Bajaj Auto MD Rajiv Bajaj said it is too expensive to participate in the biennial show and wasteful to create expensive concepts.

  • Lens on teacher training institutes

    New Delhi : The National Council of Teachers Education (NCTE) is trying to bring all professional colleges conducting degree and diploma courses for teaching jobs under e-governance, asking all 18,000 institutions to mount the relevant data on its website to ensure the students are no more misled by false propaganda.

  • ‘Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis to keep rolling’

    Hyderabad : Having claimed three consecutive Grand Slam titles, Indian tennis star Sania Mirza is determined to extend her winning streak with Swiss veteran Martina Hingis.

  • 11 killed at teen birthday party in Mexico town

    Acapulco (Mexico) : A teenager’s 15th birthday party became the scene of a ghastly massacre in southern Mexico where 11 people were fatally shot, officials have said. The shooting occurred on Friday at a ‘quinceanera’ coming-of-age celebration in the Mexican state of Guerrero, not far from the border with Michoacan, where drug-related crimes, including homicides, are a regular occurrence.

  • Coast Guard celebrates 39th anniversary

    The Indian Coast Guard is celebrating its 39th Anniversary. With a modest beginning of just 7 ships in 1978, the service has grown into a formidable force with 119 ships, 62 aircraft and 42 stations. By the turn of present decade, the Coast Guard is likely to have an inventory of 150 ships and 100 aircraft.

  • Congress pays heavy price for GST obduracy

    One can hear the silence and visualise jaws drop in the Congress High Command drawing room at the results of a just released ABP News-Nielsen survey of the national mood. The figures speak for themselves.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Don’t get complacent when making decisions. Be open to suggestions from close associates, as you can gain from them. You may want to take some time away from family and romantic commitments.

  • Govt panel on companies law change moots easier private placement norms

    New Delhi :  10-member committee to propose changes to companies law has suggested simplifying the process for private placement of securities by doing away with the offer latter and making disclosures in the application form itself.
    The government-appointed committee also recommended that instead of having a special resolution passed by the shareholders, an ordinary resolution may be passed for managerial remuneration in some cases. These include cases where the managerial person was not a

  • The Mother

    How to observe our thoughts

    Do not believe that it is such an easy thing, for to observe your thoughts, you must first of all separate yourself from them. In the ordinary state, the ordinary man does not distinguish himself from his thoughts. He does not even know that he thinks. He thinks by habit. And if he is asked all of a sudden, “What are you thinking of?”, he knows nothing about it. That is to