Free Press Journal
  • Eating potatoes ups potassium, fiber in kids

    New York: Potatoes tend to be well-liked by kids and can be a good source of potassium and dietary fiber for children aged one-three years, a study has found.

  • How sexual aggression scars female brain

    Washington D.C.: Sexual aggression can alter a female’s brain by diminishing her learning and reducing her maternal behaviours, according to a new study.

  • Jat quota row: Police station, petrol pump set afire in Meham

    Rohtak: Tension prevailed in Meham in the district, which has been worst hit by the Jat stir for quota, after a mob of about 2000-2500 people went on the rampage setting on fire a police station, a petrol pump, a government building and a banquet hall today.

  • March in Delhi on February 23 over Rohith’s suicide

    Hyderabad: The Joint Action Committee for Social Justice of University of Hyderabad will take out a march in New Delhi on February 23 to demand justice for Rohith Vemula, the Dalit research scholar who committed suicide last month.

  • TN fishermen to ‘lay siege’ to SL Dy High Commission on Feb 29

    Nagapattinam (TN): Fishermen from eight coastal districts in Tamil Nadu have decided to ‘lay siege’ to the Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission at Chennai on February 29, demanding release of 29 fishermen from the state, lodged in prisons in the island nation.

  • SIIB of Mumbai Airport seize suspected Amphetamine consignment

    Mumbai: Officers of the Special Investigation and Intelligence Branch (SIIB) of the Mumbai Airport Special Cargo on Saturday recovered 4.070 kilograms of crystalline powder purported to be Amphetamine with market value of Rs.40.7 lakhs.

  • Fujifilm to strengthen brand image in India, aims 20% growth in FY’16

    New Delhi: One of the leading imaging technology firms in India, Fujifilm India Pvt. Ltd is all set to strengthen its brand presence in India with its latest marketing initiatives, which will enable the company achieve a 20 percent growth in FY 2016.

  • Facebook’s suicide prevention tool now in Britain

    London: After a successful trial in the US and Australia, social media giant Facebook has rolled out its suicide prevention in Britain that allows users to notify it if a friend is in distress.

  • Now, talk to businesses directly on Twitter

    New York: Micro-blogging website Twitter has launched new feature that is making it easier for businesses to directly receive messages from customers and address their problems.

  • ‘Snowden’ release date pushed back

    Los Angeles: The release date of actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s biographical political thriller “Snowden” has been pushed back from May 13 to September 16, 2016.

  • Kejriwal Govt. sends JNU video to forensic lab

    New Delhi: The Delhi Government on Saturday confirmed that it had sent video of the ongoing agitation in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) to a forensic laboratory for verification.

  • Jat row: Jaitley, Parrikar, Rijiju hold meet at Rajnath’s residence

    New Delhi: With the pro-reservation agitation of Jats getting intensified in Haryana, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju held a meeting at Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s residence.

  • Mayookha wins gold in Asian Indoor Athletics

    Doha: Long jumper Mayookha Johny fetched India a gold medal while sprinter Dutee Chand settled for a bronze after shattering national record in 60m dash in the Asian Indoor Athletics Championships here.

  • 21 Madhesis detained on their way to PM’s residence

    New Delhi: Delhi Police detained 21 Madhesis, who were on their way to the Prime Minister’s residence in Race Course Road here today to protest against the visit of Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli.

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ co-creator spills no beans to wife

    Los Angeles: It seems the fate of Jon Snow’s character is still hanging between life and death. Actress Amanda Peet says her husband and “Game of Thrones” co-creator David Benioff has kept fate of Jon Snow, played by Kit Harington, a secret from her as well.

  • Smartphones

    M-Health app caters to those in need of medical assistance

    Mumbai: Taking note of the various problems faced by patients and their kin who are in dire need of medical and health related services, a Kurla-based Chartered Accountant has developed ‘M-Health’, an Android app that caters to 12 major and other allied needs.

  • South-China-sea

    China blames US for ‘militarising’ South China Sea

    Beijing: China says it does not intend to militarise the Nansha Islands in the South China Sea, dismissing US accusations of raising tension in the region, the media reported on Saturday.