Free Press Journal
  • Cell therapy may mend damaged hearts

    Washington: Heart failure patients who are treated with stem cell therapy may have fewer cardiac events, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found. End-stage heart failure patients treated with stem cells harvested from their own bone marrow experienced 37 per cent fewer cardiac events – including hospital admissions related to heart failure – than a placebo-controlled group, researchers said.

  • NIT-Srinagar deadlock continues 

    Srinagar: Talks between the government and the non-local students of the National Institute of Technology (NIT) here have failed to end the deadlock as the boys and girls stuck to their demands, including shifting the institute out of the Valley.

  • First-ever expandable habitat for astronauts on way to ISS

    Washington: Carrying nearly 3,175 kg of cargo including expandable habitats and key medical research that will leverage benefits for the humanity, SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft was headed to the International Space Station (ISS) on Saturday. Lifted off on a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, it will deliver the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) to the orbital laboratory.

  • Pearl V Puri

    ‘I would prefer to remain an actor, than be a star’, says Pearl Puri

    His dignified persona sets him apart from the rest. His journey from hardships to success defines him as an actor who is beyond stardom. Pearl V Puri a.k.a Satyendra Sharma of Zee TV’s popular show Meri Saasu Maa chats exclusively with The Free Press Journal about the show, his reel and real life and much more…

  • Mallya Row: Liquor baron skips ED again; seeks time till May

    New Delhi: Beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya will not be presenting himself before ED investigators for the third time today as he sought time till May to depose before it in connection with a money laundering probe in the over Rs 900 crore IDBI loan fraud case.

  • Mercedes Hit-and-Run: Teenager charged with culpable homicide

    New Delhi: The 17-year-old boy who allegedly knocked dead a man with his father’s Mercedes in Civil Lines here has now been charged with culpable homicide considering his past record of negligent driving, police said today.

  • Sexual abuse: Situation in Malegaon peaceful, says police

    Malegaon (Maha): The situation in Malegoan town in the district, where a mob had set on fire police vehicles and office of a minority-run school, is “peaceful and under-control,” a senior police official said today.

  • JD (S), NCP pulls up BJP for appointing Yeddyurappa

    New Delhi: The Janata Dal (Secular) on Saturday lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for appointing former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa as its Karnataka state president, saying that the saffron party was patronizing with the corrupt and the criminals in the party.

  • Ajay Devgn, Sooraj Pancholi to team up for dance-action movie

    Mumbai: Actor Ajay Devgn and one-film old Sooraj Pancholi will be sharing screen space in a dance-action project. Choreographer-filmmaker Remo D’souza will be directing the movie to be jointly produced by Ajay and TSeries’ Bhushan Kumar.

  • Hrithik Roshan 3

    Hrithik’s ‘Mohenjo Daro’ to release on August 12

    Mumbai: Actor Hrithik Roshan’s much awaited film “Mohenjo Daro” will hit the screens on August 12. The 42 year old “Bang Bang” star took to Twitter to announce the release date as well as wrap on the Ashutosh Gowariker directed project.

  • Police raid El Salvador branch of ‘Panama Papers’ law firm

    San Salvador: Police have raided the El Salvador offices of the Panama-based law firm at the heart of the “Panama Papers” scandal that has revealed how the wealthy in many countries stashed their wealth offshore.

  • NIT development being highlighted as communal incident: Mehbooba

    Srinagar: While Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti described the student unrest at the National Institute of Technology (NIT) a “non-issue”, the deadlock continued on Saturday as talks between the state government and protesting students remained inconclusive.

  • North Korea tests intercontinental ballistic rocket engine

    Pyongyang: Supreme leader of North Korea has overseen a successful test of the heavy-lift engine of a new-type intercontinental ballistic rocket, Xinhua quoted KCNA news agency as saying on Saturday.