Free Press Journal
  • 3D printing to soon tackle pollution

    New York: In a first, a team of US researchers used 3D printing technique to create a handheld sponge-like structure that could help in mitigating pollution.

  • Migrants deported from Greece arrive in Turkey

    Ankara: The first ferry carrying migrants, mostly Pakistanis, deported from the Greek island of Lesbos docked here on Monday morning. The migrants will first go through the camps set up on the dock for health check and registration, Xinhua reported. Under a deal finalised last month with the European Union, Ankara agrees to take back those who have crossed illegally into Greece via Turkey from March 20 and are deemed ineligible for asylum.

  • ICC chief executive bats for more teams in WT20

    New Delhi: ICC chief executive David Richardson is satisfied with the current format of the World T20 but said he would like to see the inclusion of two more teams in the first and second rounds in future competitions. “I think, the format itself works. Whether we promoted those first round matches well enough, that is a question we need to answer at a later stage and review it,” Richardson told Cricket Radio ahead of the World T20 finals

  • Arjun Kapoor trashes link-up rumours with Athiya

    Mumbai: Rubbishing reports of his link-up with actress Athiya Shetty, actor Arjun Kapoor says it is embarrassing to hear such things. Arjun has been linked-up to many actresses rumours and this time he is linked to Suniel Shetty’s daughter Athiya.

  • Abhishek Bachchan

    Abhishek Bachchan suffers slipped-disc advised bed rest

    Abhishek Bachchan who has been busy with his films and sports commitments has suffered a setback. The actor has apparently been diagnosed with a slipped-disc due to extensive travelling.

  • Danish gangrape: Order on Apr 18 on accused plea

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today reserved its order on a plea by counsel for an accused in the Danish woman gangrape case, who died in jail recently, seeking to examine several doctors on the issue of his potency.

  • US-led coalition destroys IS-occupied Turkish consulate

    Ankara: The US-led coalition on Monday destroyed the Turkish consulate compound in Mosul in Iraq, which was occupied by the Islamist State (IS) since June 2014, said a statement released by the Turkish Foreign Ministry. The compound, where high-level IS terrorists had resided, was targeted and destroyed in an air raid around 3.00 a.m. (local time) on Monday, said the statement.

  • Djokovic overtakes Federer as all-time prize money earner

    Melbourne: World number one Novak Djokovic has surpassed his Swiss rival Roger Federer as the highest prize money earner of all-time in the men’s tennis after winning the Miami Open for a consecutive third time. Djokovic’s 6-3, 6-3 win over Japanese sixth seed Kei Nishikori in the Miami Open final pushed his on-court earnings to 98.2 million dollars.

  • Coal scam: Court sends Rungtas to jail for four years

    New Delhi: A Patiala House Court on Monday sentenced Jharkhand Ispat Private Limited Directors R. S. Rungta and R.C. Rungta to four years imprisonment in connection with a coal scam case pertaining to the allotment of coal block.

  • Taylor Swift gushes over ‘amazing’ Calvin Harris

    Los Angeles: Singer Taylor Swift, who bagged four trophies at the iHeartRadio Music Awards here, has gushed over her boyfriend Calvin Harris – whose real name is Adam Wiles – and thanked the “amazing” person for being by her side.

  • FM’s retort to Kejriwal on jewellers’ stir: Abolish VAT on Gold

    New Delhi: Turning tables on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is supporting jewellers’ stir against the imposition of excise duty, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said that the Delhi government should first abolish VAT on gold.

  • Sharad Yadav not to seek 4th term as JD(U) president

    New Delhi: JD(U) is set to elect a new president in its National Council meeting here on April 10, bringing an end to the over 10-year long tenure of Sharad Yadav, who has decided not to seek a fourth consecutive term.

  • Saudi King apprises Modi on counter-terrorism coalition

    Riyadh: King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud apprised Prime Minister Narendra Modi about Saudi Arabia’s initiative in bringing together 34 Muslim countries to form a powerful Islamic military coalition to combat the scourge of terrorism as the two leaders resolved to enhance counter- terror cooperation. In the talks yesterday at the at the Al-Yamamah Palace here yesterday, the King also appreciated India’s interest in the Gulf as well as its keenness in supporting its stability of the countries in the region.

  • Sensex

    Sensex, Nifty gains 130, 45.75 pts high respectively

    New Delhi: The Sensex rose 130.01 points to 25399.65 and the Nifty climbed 45.75 points to 7758.80 in the market closing on Monday. The breadth remained strong throughout the session.

  • 51 per cent polling till 2 PM in Assam

    Guwahati: An estimated 51 per cent polling was recorded till 2 PM today in 65 constituencies of Assam to decide the fate of 539 contestants during the first phase of Assembly elections.

  • CBDT issues E filing other forms for Income Tax Returns

    New Delhi: Central Board of Direct Taxes announced the release of electronic filing of ITRs one and 4S on its website in pursuance of the notification of the Income Tax Returns (ITR) for AY 2016-17 on March 31st, 2016.

  • Over 63 percent polling in six hours in first phase of Bengal polls

    Kolkata: Despite the sweltering heat, brisk polling was recorded with over 63 percent of the electorate exercising their franchise in the first six hours of voting in 18 constituencies in the first phase of the West Bengal assembly elections on Monday.

  • Kareena Kapoor

    Looks as important as signing a good film: Kareena

    Mumbai: Kareena Kapoor Khan is one of the stylish divas of Indian film industry and the Bollywood actress says looks are as important as choosing a good role. The 34-year-old “Ki & Ka” star said carrying a glamorous image comes naturally to her.

  • Triumphant Windies invited on negotiating table by WICB

    St John’s (Antigua): Livid it might be after Darren Sammy‘s stinging criticism but the West Indies Cricket Board is willing to welcome the newly-crowned World Twenty20 champions on the negotiating table in a bid to find a “common ground” on the long-standing and bitter pay dispute.