Free Press Journal
  • Pay attention to your kidneys, it`s their day today

    New Delhi : Founded in 2006, World Kidney Day is a global health awareness campaign focusing on the importance of the kidneys and reducing the frequency and impact of health problems associated with them worldwide. And today, when the world is focusing towards one of the most important part of human body, Dr. Sonia Sharma, Consultant Pediatric Nephrologist, PSRI Hospital, is spreading awareness about the diseases related to the kidneys.

  • Kareena Kapoor Khan supports Aamir Khan on intolerance debate

    Kareena Kapoor has now jumped in Aamir Khan’s defence and said that he is justified with his stand on intolerance. At an event last year in November, Aamir spoke about growing intolerance in the country and how his wife thought of leaving the country. Though Aamir said in the immediate next sentence that it was a disastrous thing for her to say so, the superstar was heavily criticized by a section of

  • Not enough fighters for two-front war: IAF

    New Delhi: The number of fighter aircraft squadrons with the Indian Air Force (IAF) is not enough to fight a war on two fronts, Vice Chief of IAF Air Marshal B.S. Dhanoa said on Thursday.

  • Brazil to adopt WHO standards to determine microcephaly

    Brasilia: Brazil will adopt the World Health Organization (WHO) standards from the next week to determine if a baby has microcephaly, the media reported on Thursday. In Brazil, if the circumference of a baby’s head is equal to or less than 32 cm, it is determined to be a case of microcephaly, Xinhua news agency reported. However, after the WHO made new recommendations in February, the criteria will change it to 31.9 cm

  • Indian leadership must speak against extremist rhetoric:USCIRF

    Washington: Denial of visa by India to the members of a US commission on religious  freedom is a “tremendous missed opportunity” for it, a top official of the independent body has said and asked India’s top leadership to speak more forcefully against extremist rhetoric”.”This is world’s largest democratic country of 1.25 billion people. The fact that they should somewhat be defensive about permitting commissioners and professionals from US Commission looking into protection of vital human rights, reveals weakness and not

  • Govt may provide market-linked insurance for plantation crops

    New Delhi: Government is likely to initiate a market-linked insurance scheme for plantation crops such as tea, coffee, tobacco and rubber to help growers tide over the impact of price and yield fluctuations.

  • Pakistan, Iran to ink deals for over 3,000MW power supply

    Islamabad: Pakistan is all set to sign deals for supply of over 3,000 megawatts of electricity to meet energy needs with Iran during the visit of Iranian President Hasan Rouhani to Islamabad, which begins on March 25. “Three power import deals are expected to be inked by the two countries including supply of 100MW, 75MW and 1,000MW,” The Express Tribune quoted a diplomatic source as saying.

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    PCB threatens to reopen Wasim Akram’s betting files

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has warned Wasim Akram that the files regarding his involvement in betting could be reopened after the former skipper questioned the constitution of a special committee.

  • ‘Killing Rajiv Gandhi was LTTE’s biggest mistake’

    New Delhi: Assassinating former Indian prime minister Rajiv Gandhi was the Tamil Tigers’ biggest mistake, a new book quotes the late LTTE ideologue Anton Balasingham as saying.

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    No roles for older actresses in Bollywood: Hema Malini

    New Delhi: Hema Malini says there is a dearth of opportunities for older actresses in Hindi films unlike in Hollywood, where quality roles get written for female stars of all ages.

  • Pay fine by 4 p.m. or we will revoke clearance: NGT tells Art of Living

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday said that if the Art of Living doesn’t pay the penalty of Rs. five crores to the DDA by 4 p.m. today, it could revoke clearance for the three-day World Culture Festival beginning tomorrow.

  • Shahid Kapoor’s new ‘bearded’ avatar on ‘Rangoon’ sets

    New Delhi: Actor Shahid Kapoor was recently spotted sporting intense ‘beard’ while filming a crucial scene from his upcoming flick ‘Rangoon’ at the Komli Ghat, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh.

  • Twitter offers bonuses to employees to retain them

    New Delhi: In a bid to prevent staff departure, Micro-blogging site Twitter Inc has been offering additional restricted stock and cash bonuses to its employees. The company has been offering cash bonuses to some employees ranging from USD 50,000 to USD 200,000 as an incentive to keep them around for another six months to a year, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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    Syed Ali Shah Geelani suffers heart attack in Delhi

    New Delhi: Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani suffered a “minor heart attack” on Thursday and has been admitted to a hospital here, his spokesman said.

  • US, India agree to fight against terrorist organisations

    Washington: In a bid to tackle the growing terrorist networks, India and the United States have decided to deepen their counter-terrorism, particularly the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM). India’s Foreign Secretary S.Jaishankar and American National Security Adviser Susan Rice held a meeting at the White House in Washington. D.C. on Tuesday, where the two also affirmed their commitment in deepening bilateral cooperation on climate change, trade, and defense.

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    Domestic car sales dip 2nd month in row, down 4.21% in Feb

    New Delhi: Car sales declined for a second straight month, posting 4.21 per cent dip in February, as Jat quota stir, inventory adjustment by some firms and postponed purchases in expectations of a price cut after the Budget affected demand.