Free Press Journal
  • Chenab rail bridge to be safe against terror strike: Konkan Rly

    Mumbai: The world’s highest rail bridge being constructed over Chenab river in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir will be “terror attack-proof” and is expected to be completed by early 2019, the Konkan Railway has said.

  • ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ has no religious connotation: Naidu

    New Delhi: Amid the brewing controversy over ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ slogan, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday asserted the slogan has no religious connotation and added that it was just a way to salute the motherland.

  • Ola signs MoU with Maharashtra govt to skill 100,000 youth

    MUMBAI, March 21, 2016: Ola, India’s leading mobile app for transportation, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Maharashtra, to develop and create quality opportunities for entrepreneurship for youth of the state, including women.

  • Dont expect much from Pakistan in World T20, says Shahryar Khan

    Karachi: Following Pakistan’s heart wrenching defeat at the hands of arch-rival India in the World T20 clash at Eden Gardens, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan has called on his countrymen not to expect much from the team in the ongoing tournament.

  • Opinion polls all about ‘money power’: Azam

    Sambhal: Slamming a recent opinion poll that has predicted a poor showing by Samajwadi Party if Assembly elections were to be held now in Uttar Pradesh, senior party leader and minister Azam Khan claimed that such surveys were all about “money power”.

  • Eyeing India and China, Apple may unveil smaller, cheaper iPhone on Monday

    San Francisco: Amid the battle with the US government over encryption to unlock an iPhone used by an attacker in a mass shooting in San Bernadino last year, the company may unveil a new range of products – including a smaller and cheaper 4-inch iPhone SE as reported by the media – on Monday.

  • Today’s big boys ‘do’ cry more than their fathers

    London: Once renowned for their stiff upper lip and steadfast courage in the world, modern British men no longer hold the status, suggests a recent study. Conducted on 2,000 men, the research commissioned by Universal Channel found that modern men are twice as likely to cry in public as their fathers, the Independent reported.

  • Even bumblebees don’t like to share expertise with newcomers

    London: You may compare this with human attitude to a certain extent but when it comes to well-qualified bumblebees, they do not like sharing their pollinating knowledge with the less experienced bees and even attack newcomers in the field, researchers report. The study focused on whether bees can copy other bees’ flower visitation sequences in the field to improve their foraging and to show how animals with relatively simple brains find workable

  • Abhishek Bachchan 4

    Jr. Bachchan travels to different cities to raise funds for underprivileged kids

    Several Bollywood personalities have supported and promoted varied causes including working for the development of kids, women and even animals. While his father and megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been the face of such noble campaigns including a polio awareness program, Abhishek Bachchan too is following his father’s footsteps. The actor has taken up an initiative to work for the benefit of underprivileged kids.

  • Fungus can lead to better rechargeable batteries

    London: In a first, researchers have shown that a fungus can transform manganese into a mineral composite with favourable electrochemical properties – paving the way for a better rechargeable battery in the near future. The findings suggest that fungus Neurospora crassa present in a red bread mold could be the key to producing more sustainable electrochemical materials for use in rechargeable batteries

  • Emraan Hashmi unveils the cover of his book

    Though Emraan Hashmi has played a hero on screen, the actor believes that in reality it is his son Ayaan who is a true ‘superhero’. Earlier we had mentioned that Emraan wants to compile the experiences of his son who is a cancer survivor for his book that according to him will help the family as well as a cancer patient to cope with the stress and trauma of the illness.

  • How gut keeps bacteria from escaping

    London: A team of British researchers has discovered how the immune system stops bacteria in our gut from leaking into the blood stream that may help in treatment and prevention of life threatening infections. If the bacteria escape from the gut into the bloodstream, they can cause infections elsewhere in the body that become deadly if left untreated.

  • Argentina coach concerned over World Cup qualifier ground

    Cordoba (Argentina): Argentina football coach Gerardo Martino has voiced his concern over the “deplorable” state of the pitch for the upcoming World Cup Russia 2018 qualifier. The concern is about the Mario Kempes Stadium here where the national squad will face Bolivia on March 29 in the South American qualifying tournament, reports Xinhua.

  • Mourinho remains one of world’s best managers despite sack: Willian

    Rio de Janeiro: Jose Mourinho maintains the respect of Chelsea’s players despite his December sacking from the coach’s position of the current English champions, according to midfielder Willian. There have been reports that Mourinho’s exit coincided with dissenting voices within Chelsea’s dressing room amid the club’s worst start to a season since 1978, reports Xinhua. But Willian said he saw no evidence of ill-feeling towards the manager and praised the Portuguese for improving

  • John records unplugged version of Alfazon Ki Tarah from Rocky Handsome

    Whilst several actors are fulfilling their wish of turning a playback singer, here’s yet another actor who has decided to sing the unplugged version of one of the songs from his upcoming action thriller Rocky Handsome. John Abraham will be lending his voice for ‘Alfazon Ki Tarah‘ unplugged.

  • Manjhi not to take quota benefit in elections

    Patna: Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday said neither he nor his family members will avail of reservation benefits in the next general and assembly elections.

  • Biden says ‘watching Iran like a hawk’ on nuclear deal

    Washington: Vice President Joe Biden warned that the United States is watching Iran “like a hawk” to ensure compliance with the controversial landmark nuclear deal. Tehran and six world powers, including the United States, agreed to the deal in July when Iran promised to scale down its nuclear activities in return for the lifting of painful UN and Western sanctions, including on its lifeblood oil exports.

  • Ensure MCD employees are paid Feb salary by Mar 29: HC

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today directed the three municipal corporations here to ensure payment of February salaries to all employees by March 29. “All the corporations must ensure that salaries of all the employees for the month of February, 2016, be paid by the next date of hearing (March 29),” a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath said.