Free Press Journal
  • India begins probe into steel dumping by six countries

    New Delhi: India has started an investigation into alleged dumping of a certain variety of steel products by six countries, including China, Japan and Korea, following a complaint by major producers.

  • Abhishek Bachchan is loved by Twitterati

    Abhishek Bachchan’s Twitter follower count hit 9 Million and he couldn’t be happier. Junior Bachchan took time out of his schedule to celebrate the occasion and thank his fans for supporting him. In his tweet to fans, Abhishek thanked them for their love, tolerance, humor and for keeping him humble.

  • Rename JNU library after BR Ambedkar, install statue: ABVP

    New Delhi: The BJP student wing ABVP, which is locked in ideological battle with the left-backed groups on JNU campus, is demanding that the varsity’s central library be renamed as BR Ambedkar library and a statue of the architect of Indian Constitution be installed there.

  • Bible was written earlier, find researchers

    London: Throwing new light on the dating of old Testament texts, researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) have found clinching evidence that many of the earliest texts of the Bible were written by at least 600 BC in the ancient Kingdom of Judah.

  • Rare mouse-deer sighted in China

    Beijing: Chinese zoologists have sighted a number of rare species including a mouse-deer during field research in China’s Yunnan province.

  • Even low levels of air pollution can impair kids’ lungs

    New York: Children’s exposure to higher levels of air pollution, including fine particulate matter also known as PM2.5, and impure carbon particles can most negatively impact their lung functioning, finds a new study.

  • Ethnic Indian politician’s office attacked after ‘satan’ post

    Kuala Lumpur: A petrol bomb was today hurled at the office of a senior ethnic Indian politician in Malaysia after he called the controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik a “satan” in a Facebook post that went viral.

  • Kerala HC bans use of high-decibel crackers in worship places

    Kochi: The Kerala High Court today banned the use of high-decibel crackers and fireworks display after sunset in places of worship across the state in the wake of the temple tragedy in Kollam that has claimed 110 lives. The court asked the state government to examine whether a CBI probe is necessary into the Paravur Puttingal Devi temple fireworks display tragedy on Sunday.

  • Brain injury can alter parent-child relationships

    Toronto: An incidence of brain injury in a child can have adverse effects on the quality of relationships shared between the parent and the child, finds a study.

  • Kejriwal urges Gadkari to back odd-even second phase

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday met Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and urged him to back the second phase of the odd-even traffic scheme aimed at battling pollution.

  • Modi’s claim to form govt cannot be disclosed: CIC

    New Delhi: The President’s Secretariat has refused to disclose the communication President Pranab Mukherjee had with Narendra Modi when he was called to form the government after the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. The President’s Secretariat’s refusal to part with the information was based on the ground that it is a fiduciary communication.

  • Drought-hit states asked to utilise 10 pc of central funds

    New Delhi: Union Minister Birendra Singh today asked the states reeling under severe drought to utilise 10 per cent of the central funds lying with them for mitigating the problems like natural calamity even as the Centre was extending support to them. “The states have been asked to utilise about Rs 170 crore, which is 10 per cent of the Rs 1,700 crore, which are lying unutilised with them, for fighting the natural

  • EU regulators demand tax transparency from multinationals

    London: Tax avoidance by multinational corporations will be forced into the open under proposals to be unveiled by European regulators on Tuesday following the Panama Papers revelations.