Free Press Journal
  • China’s first Zika patient discharged

    Beijing: China’s first patient with the Zika virus was discharged from hospital on Sunday. China confirmed the case on February 9, Xinhua news agency reported.

  • Marine vessel tracking system can help save wildlife

    New York: A maritime vessel communication and navigational safety system may be effective not only in protecting people, but whales, walruses, and other wildlife species as well, scientists say.

  • Let down by batsmen, India lose U-19 WC to West Indies

    Mirpur: The Indian under-19 cricket team’s quest for an unprecedented fourth World Cup title ended in disaster today as the West Indies out-witted the Rahul Dravid -coached side by five wickets in a tense summit clash to clinch the coveted trophy for the first time since its inception.

  • US Drone attack

    Drone racing new sport of future

    New York: Be it in the field of security or improved studies of land and atmosphere, drones have proved their mettle in every way, and with advancement in technology now they can be pitted against one another in a race.

  • Akshay Kumar

    Akki, Vidyut Jamwal to team up for Ahmed Khan’s next?

    New Delhi: If sources are to be believed, then Bollywood’s action hero Akshay Kumar and Vidyut Jamwal may star together in Ahmed Khan’s next action-based flick. According to Pinkvilla, the 48-year-old actor will reprise his Khiladi avatar with Vidyut in Ahmed’s untitled film.

  • Woman sexually assaulted in Haryana private hospital

    Chandigarh: A 22-year-old woman who had given birth to a child recently, was allegedly sexually assaulted in the ICU of a private hospital at Bahadurgarh in Haryana’s Jhajjar district.

  • Diabetes treatment

    Type 2 diabetes drug can weaken insulin-producing cells

    London: Long-term use of liraglutide — a drug used to lower blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes patients — can have a deteriorating effect on insulin-producing cells, leading to an increase in blood sugar levels, warns a study.

  • Tharoor questioned, can be summoned again, says Bassi

     New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has once again been questioned in connection with his wife Sunanda Pushkar’s death and the special investigation team probing the high-profile case may summon him again, Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi said today.

  • Funds

    C’garh: Illegal assets worth Rs 282 cr unearthed in last 5 yrs

    Raipur:  Cracking down on corrupt activities of officials, Chhattisgarh Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) and Economic Offences Wing (EOW) have unearthed illegal assets to the tune of Rs 282 crore belonging to babus and government employees in the past five years.

  • India only economy not affected by global economic crisis: PM

    New Delhi:  India is the only economy which has not been affected by the global economic crisis which has hit the world, primarily due to the policies being implemented by the government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today.

  • Selena Gomez defends Taylor Swift, reacts to Kanye West lyrics

    Los Angeles: Pop star Selena Gomez has defended Taylor Swift in her ongoing feud with Kanye West. Gomez is among a number of celebrities that has sided with Swift after West used derogatory language for the “Blank Space” hitmaker in his song, reported E! online.

  • JNU protests had Hafiz Saeed’s support, says Rajnath Singh

    Allahabad:  Reiterating that anti-national activities would not be tolerated nor the guilty spared, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the anti-national protests in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus had the backing of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Saeed.

  • Celebratory firing banned in Shamli district

    Muzaffarnagar: Authorities have banned celebratory firing in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh where an 8-year-old boy had died after being shot by Samajwadi Party workers celebrating panchayat poll results.

  • Sharks could help prevent human tooth loss

    London: Scientists have identified a network of genes that enables sharks to develop and regenerate teeth throughout their lifetime, a finding that may pave the way for new therapies to help humans with tooth loss.