Free Press Journal
  • Soil can lock away greenhouse gases, curb global warming

    London: The earth’s soil stores a lot of carbon from the atmosphere, which can play an important role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and curbing global warming, suggests new research.

  • India suffers more asthma due to second-hand smoking

    Toronto: Countries with higher male smoking rates such as India and Bangladesh can push up asthma and wheezing cases as a result of more exposure to second-hand smoke.

  • Arvind kejriwal

    Kejriwal gets bail in Jaitley defamation case

    New Delhi: A court on Thursday granted bail to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and five others in a criminal defamation case filed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

  • Three wounded in Turkey as ‘IS rockets’ hit town centre

    Istanbul: Three people were wounded today when two Katyusha-type rockets fired from an area in Syria controlled by Islamic State (IS) jhadists slammed into the centre of a Turkish town close to the Syrian border, a report said.

  • JuD running ‘Sharia Court’ in Lahore to dispense swift justice

    Lahore: On the lines of the Taliban, Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawah has set up a ‘Sharia Court’ here to hand out “easy and swift justice”, the first such parallel judicial system in Pakistan’s Punjab Province.

  • IPL 2016

    Time for IPL 2016: crIcket Personalities gLamour

    In India, where we talk about ‘Cricket’ as a ‘Religion’ and ‘Sachin Tendulkar’ as ‘God’, the Indian Premier League (IPL) has created a new precedent, with idols all along…

  • Rohit Sharma hopes for a good start for MI this season

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma today said his team would be looking to get off to a winning start this season and pick up an early momentum, something it missed in the last two editions of the Indian Premier League.

  • Jewellers Strike: Jaitley justifies excise hike, downplays agitation

    New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has attempted to downplay the agitation by the jewellers community over the move to increase the excise duty by one percent, saying the society runs through tax and it is not justified to keep luxury items aside from the same.

  • Book review – Rauf Ahmeds Shammi Kapoor – The Game Changer

    The cover doesn’t say much. Though those involved in putting together the book may have believed that Shammi Kapoor was looking all debonair on the cover, somehow one feels that a more flattering picture would have done better justice to the late actor. Nonetheless, as is the adage, ‘never judge the book by its cover’, and hence I too began to run through this 250 odd page book.

  • Rahul Gandhi condemns lathicharge on NIT students

    New Delhi: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday condemned the use of force against students at the National Institute of Technology, Srinagar.

  • NSE seeks Sebi approval for commodity futures trade

    New Delhi: Leading bourse National Stock Exchange (NSE) has sought capital markets regulator Sebi’s approval for launching a commodity futures trading segment. The exchange has written a letter to the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) in this regard.

  • Bipasha Basu to marry Karan Singh Grover on April 30

    Mumbai: Actress Bipasha Basu will be tying the knot with her beau actor Karan Singh Grover on April 30. “We are happy to finally share the good news with everyone. 30th April 2016 is the big day and we cannot thank our family, friends, fans and well-wishers enough for all their love and support,” a joint statement issued by both Bipasha and Karan read.