Free Press Journal
  • Ashok Leyland wins Rs 800-cr order from Indian armed forces

    New Delhi: Hinduja Group flagship firm Ashok Leyland today said it has received orders worth Rs 800 crore from the Indian armed forces. As part of the order, the company will supply 450 units of Field Artillery Tractor (FAT) 6×6 and other similar super stallion vehicles, and 825 units of ambulance 4×4, Ashok Leyland said in a statement.

  • Brain injury linked to stiffened arteries

    New York: Individuals who suffer from stiffening of the arteries and are in their 40s may experience subtle and structural damages in their brains, finds a new study. The condition is also likely to advance towards cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease later in life. The findings showed that among young healthy adults, higher aortic “stiffness” was associated with reduced white matter volume and decreased integrity of the gray matter, and in ages

  • Lehmann expects India to lift World T20 title

    Sydney: Australia coach Darren Lehmann believes that hosts India will lift the coveted World Twenty20 title for a second time after they ended the Steve Smith-led side’s hopes of making it to the semifinals on Sunday. Star batsman Virat Kohli smacked an unbeaten 82 as India defeated Australia by six wickets in a tense quasi quarterfinal clash in Mohali to set up a semifinal showdown against West Indies in Mumbai on Thursday.

  • Rape case

    40 percent Delhi women faced sexual harassment in past year: Study

    New Delhi: Despite tougher laws enacted after the gruesome Nirbhaya gang-rape some three years ago, women in Delhi hardly feel safe, says a study that found 40 percent of the women surveyed in the national capital reporting sexual harassment in the past year.

  • Kids with Cushing syndrome face higher suicide risk

    New York: Children with Cushing syndrome — a metabolic disorder caused by high levels of the stress hormone cortisol — may be at higher risk for suicide as well as for depression, anxiety and other mental health conditions long after their disease has been successfully treated, says a study. Cushing’s syndrome may be caused by tumours of the adrenal glands or other parts of the body that produce excess cortisol. It also

  • Arjun croons ‘Hil Pori Hila’ with ‘6 Pack Band’

    New Delhi: Arjun Kapoor, who is busy with ‘Ki and Ka’ promotions these days, recently showcased his singing talent by crooning ‘Hil Pori Hila’ with India’s 1st transgender band ‘6 Pack Band.’

  • Fire at bird sanctuary in Nashik

    Nashik: A fire broke out at the Nandur Madhmeshwar Bird Sanctuary in Niphad tehsil of the district, a forest official said today.

  • Sexual harassment is widespread in India

    Washington D.C: After the Nirbhaya gang rape in December 2012, India strengthened its law, but now a recent study suggests that sexual harassment remains a pervasive problem. The research by a Michigan State University criminologist found that about 40 percent of women surveyed in Delhi have been sexually harassed in a public place such as a bus or park in the past year, with most of the crimes occurring in the daytime and

  • Social media trolls don’t affect Sonakshi Sinha

    New Delhi: She has been a victim of trolls on social media platforms, but actress Sonakshi Sinha says she knows how to handle people in real as well as in virtual life.

  • Anupam Kher

    Will continue to serve my country: Anupam Kher

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Anupam Kher, feted with a Padma Bhushan honour, says he will continue to serve the country to the best of his abilitites.

  • Hyderabad varsity JAC condemns SIO students’ arrest in Kerala

    Hyderabad: The Joint Action Committee for Social Justice at the University of Hyderabad has condemned the arrest of 15 students of Students Islamic Organisation (SIO) in Kerala. The students were arrested in Kohzikode when they were staging a protest against the brutal police attack on the University of Hyderabad (UoH) students and were demanding justice for Rohith Vemula, the JAC said in a statement on Tuesday.

  • Five things every lady driver should know

    Women is general are often considered bad drivers and it is believed they seldom understand things that go under a car’s hood. Though I agree with the former to an extent, I totally believe the latter is about practice and using one’s curiosity and logic. Often there are occasions when a woman may need to open the bonnet to check how things are under the hood, and knowing what to check certainly

  • Audi India Plans Local Assembly of 2.0-litre TDI Engine

    Continuing with its Make in India plan, Audi is mulling to locally assemble the 2.0-litre TDI diesel engine that would begin by the end of this year. The rumours started emerging last year that Audi is planning local assembly of certain engines to reduce cost and accelerate production, but it seems now that the company is seriously thinking of implementing this. The said engine would be the second one after the 1.5-litre

  • Check out Chris Gayle visits Amitabh Bachchan at his residence

    Earlier we had reported that West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle had expressed his respect for the legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan, when he sent the latter an autographed bat. Well the on field big hitter Gayle recently took time out from the on-going T20 World Cup to meet the megastar in person.

  • I’d love to play a superhero: Dhruva

    Chennai: Actor Dhruva, who made his acting debut in last year’s Tamil rural actioner “Thilagar”, says he would easily get bored playing the regular hero and would love to play a superhero.

  • Datsun Redi-GO Launching on April 14, 2016

    Datsun is yet to make a mark in the entry-level hatchback segment. While its partner (Datsun is owned by Nissan), Renault, was able to fill the void with the launch of the KWID, the Japanese carmaker is yet to see the emergence of its stalwart. It seems the automaker now has all its attention on the upcoming hatch, the Redi-GO.