Free Press Journal
  • Cancer

    Next-gen anticancer vaccines may beat brain cancer

    London – A next-generation cell-based immunotherapy may offer new hope in the fight against the most aggressive form of brain cancer, say scientists, including one of Indian origin, who have found a novel method to produce
    more effective anticancer vaccines.

  • Jewellery sector contributes to black money: CBEC chief

    New Delhi: Despite the ongoing jewellers’ strike to protest against reimposition of 1 per cent excise duty on gold and diamond jewellery, CBEC today said the sector contributes to generation of black money and needs to be brought under the tax ambit.

  • Flipkart

    Flipkart launches own ad platform with 50 brands

    New Delhi: Leading e-commerce company Flipkart today launched its own advertisement platform, Brand Story Ads, with over 50 leading brands on board. Brands including Yes Bank, L’Oreal, Micromax, Intel, Gillette, Datsun and Sony have signed up with Flipkart to launch their ad campaigns on the platform.

  • Youth must be told to say ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’: RSS chief

    Nagpur: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today said the new generation needs to be taught to chant slogans hailing mother India, comments that come against the backdrop of a raging row over alleged anti-India sloganeering on the JNU campus. “Now the time has come when we have to tell the new generation to chant `Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ (hail mother India). It should be real, spontaneous and part of all-round development of

  • Indiabulls Housing Finance to raise Rs 400cr via pvt placement

    New Delhi: Indiabulls Housing Finance today said it will raise Rs 400 crore by issuing debentures on a private placement basis. It will issue 4,000 secured non-convertible redeemable debentures with face value of Rs 10 lakh each, it said in a BSE filing.

  • Cyber security is a big challenge: Prasad

    New Delhi: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said cyber security is a challenge where the government has to play a crucial role in order to stop few misguided people from abusing ICT for promoting terror. The minister said there is a need for better coordination, greater sharing of threat perception, greater sharing of challenges and greater sharing of opportunities among countries to collectively meet this menace.

  • Australia’s youngest billionaire Tinkler declared bankrupt

    Sydney: Australian self-made coal baron Nathan Tinkler has gone from being the nation’s youngest billionaire to officially bankrupt in just five years, capping a dramatic fall from grace after he failed to appeal a court order.

  • Govt to shortly issue 3rd tranche of gold bond scheme

    New Delhi – Having raised nearly Rs 1,050 crore in the first two tranches, the government will “shortly” issue the third tranche of sovereign gold bond for the fiscal, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said today.

  • Arjun- Sonam does a hat-trick at Golden Kela Awards!

    New Delhi, March 3 (ANI): Bollywood siblings Arjun Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor may still have to give it a thought as far their acting career is concerned, as the sibling duo has scored a hat-trick with Worst Actor nominees for Golden Kela Awards this year.

  • Indian cricket teams unveil World T20 kits

    New Delhi: When the men and women’s India cricket teams step on to the field to take part in the World Twenty20, they will be wearing new Nike kits.

  • Rajnath Singh

    Tamil Nadu plea to free Rajiv killers being studied: Rajnath

    New Delhi – The government is examining a Tamil Nadu government’s plea seeking the release of those linked to the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday.

  • Novel immunotherapy may beat brain cancer

    London: Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have shown that a next-generation cell-based immunotherapy may offer new hope in the fight against the most aggressive form of brain cancer called glioma.

  • Criminal case filed against Kejriwal, AAP leaders

    Ludhiana: A criminal case has been filed against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders Sanjay Singh Bhagwant Mann and other leaders in Punjab on charges of creating communal tension and spreading terrorism in the state.

  • Smartphone addiction may cause depression, anxiety

    Washington: Addiction to, and not simply use of, mobile phones and internet may lead to anxiety and depression in youngsters, a new study has claimed. “There’s a long history of the public fearing new technologies as they are deployed in society,” said Alejandro Lleras, psychology professor from University of Illinois.

  • RBI may need to keep tight monetary policy longer: IMF

    Washington: Amid widespread expectations that Reserve Bank may further cut interest rates, the International Monetary Fund has said the central bank may require a “tight monetary stance for longer”. With Finance Minister Arun Jaitley sticking to the fiscal deficit target of 3.5 per cent in Budget 2016-17, there are rising expectations that the apex bank might ease interest rates during its policy meet next month.