Free Press Journal
  • Scientists find potential treatment for sudden cardiac death

    New York:  Scientists at a US university have developed a possible treatment to prevent hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) – a common cause of sudden death in young athletes – using a study conducted by researchers more than 15 years ago.

  • Patel opposes proposal to dilute airlines’ substantial control

    New Delhi: Former Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel today strongly opposed NDA government’s proposal to hand over substantial control of Indian airlines to foreign carriers, terming the suggestion “ridiculous” and saying such a move, if approved, would harm national interests.

  • UK witness spike in rape claims linked to online dating

    London:  The number of people in the UK reporting being raped by someone they met on a dating website or app has spiked six-fold in five years, latest official figures show.

  • India to face Sri Lanka in U-19 World Cup semis

    Mirpur: India will face Sri Lanka in the semifinals of the ICC Under-19 cricket World Cup after the island nation reached the last-four stage with a six-wicket win over England, here today. In an impressive all-round performance, Sri Lanka dismissed England for just 184 and then overhauled the modest target in the 36th over. Avishka Fernando hit 95 off 96 balls after Wanidu Hasanranga grabbed three wickets to set up the semifinal against India on Tuesday.

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad

    India in touch with foreign govts on cyber security: Prasad

    Boston: With India placing high priority to cyber security, the government is in talks with a number of countries, including the US, for co-operation to check cyber espionage and other attacks, Union Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said.

  • Atletico Madrid storm back to defeat Eibar 3-1 in La Liga

    Madrid: Atletico Madrid played a lacklustre first half but stormed back in the second to cruise past Eibar 3-1 in La Liga. The turning point at Vicente Calderon Stadium here on Saturday came in the 46th minute when Eibar midfielder Sergi Enrich scored. But Atletico then took charge of the match and completely dominated the contest from that point onwards, reports Efe. Atletico were out of sorts in the first half, lacking

  • Indian Motorcycle eyes 15% market share,12 showrooms this year

    New Delhi: Polaris India, which sells the luxury American bike brand Indian Motorcycle, aims to clock 50 per cent growth in sales this year and corner 15 per cent market share in the 1,200cc-plus segment, apart from doubling the sales network.

  • Top three teams drop points in Bundesliga

    Berlin: Bayer Leverkusen held Bayern Munich to a goalless draw while Hertha Berlin and Borussia Dortmund equally shared the spoils in the 20th round of Bundesliga football league. The top three Bundesliga teams on Saturday split points in the hunt for the Bundesliga title as Leverkusen secured one point on home soil against front-runners Bayern Munich whilst runners-up Dortmund were unable to break the deadlock against third-placed Berlin, reports Xinhua. Josep Guardiola’s

  • Mosques across Britain host ‘open day’ to explain faith

    London: Seeking to counter the growing tide of Islamophobia in the UK and across Europe, about 90 mosques in Britain hosted an “open day” today to explain the faith of Islam “beyond the hostile headlines”.

  • Chhagan Bhujbal

    ED summons Bhujbal’s son, seizes his passport

    Mumbai: Stepping up its action against the Bhujbal family, the Enforcement Directorate has seized the passport of Pankaj Bhujbal, son of senior NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal, and has summoned him for questioning in a money laundering case registered against him and others.

  • Gangster Sandeep Gadoli killed in encounter

    Gurgaon/Mumbai: Gangster Sandeep Gadoli, who was carrying a reward of Rs. 1.25 lakh, was killed in an encounter with the Gurgaon Crime unit on Sunday here.

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    Discussions with government on MPC over, says Rajan

    Mumbai: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said the central bank has finished negotiations with the Finance Ministry on the vexed issue of the monetary policy committee, but declined to give details, saying the government will table it before Parliament through an amendment.

  • Sanjay Dutt

    Shukla wants to make socially relevant film with Sanjay Dutt

    Mumbai: National Award winning director Umesh Shukla is working on a socially-relevant film that he wants to make with Sanjay Dutt, who is likely to be released from jail later this month. “I have a story idea for Sanjay Dutt. He suits the role, hence we would want him to be part of the film. When he comes back I will narrate it (story) to him,” Shukla told PTI.

  • Maha govt seeks aerodrome licence for Shirdi airport

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has sought approval from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to start flight operations from the under-construction airport at the pilgrimage town of Shirdi, a senior government official said.

  • Companies with healthy employees perform better in stock market

    New York: Highlighting health as an important factor in the financial health of a corporation, a study has found that companies with best-in-class workplace health programmes for employees are able to secure a competitive edge in the stock market.

  • Coach Mourinho hints at Premier League return

    London: Sacked Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho has hinted he wants to come back to the English Premier League and that he is ready to manage a side again. The Portuguese tactician has been linked to a lot of clubs from Europe following his untimely departure from the current Premier League champions. “When my kids were young, we could move and experience different countries and in my case, different clubs and different football,

  • South Korea-US begin talks on THAAD missile system deployment

    Seoul: South Korea on Sunday announced the start of official negotiations with the US on possible deployment of an advanced US missile defence system after North Korea’s nuclear test and long-range rocket launch.