Free Press Journal
  • Chinese scientists successfully develop embryos in space

    Beijing: Chinese scientists said that they have successfully developed early-stage mouse embryos in space for the first time on a retrievable microgravity satellite set to return to Earth next week.

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    Flipkart ties up with Godrej Interio for furniture vertical

    Mumbai: In a move that will help increase its play in furniture space, Flipkart today announced an exclusive partnership with Godrej Interio to enable customers to access an exclusive, and unique range of furniture.

  • This vaccine switch may soon make polio history

    London: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched a new vaccine swap to eradicate the last few strains of the disease in 150 different countries.

  • Meldonium should be excluded from WADA list in 2017: Manufacturer

    Moscow: Latvian pharmaceutical company Grindex, manufacturer of banned drug Meldonium, seeks the exclusion of the substance from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) prohibited list from next year, its chairman of the board Juris Bundulis said on Monday. The company has sent an open letter to WADA in which Bundulis said: “We should ensure that from January 1 next year our drug is no more on the list of banned substances,” reports Tass.

  • Van Gaal can still succeed at Man United: Hernandez

    Leverkusen: Former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez believes that current manager Louis van Gaal is still capable of turning the English Premier League (EPL) club’s fortunes around, despite facing a lot of criticism recently after a poor season. The Mexican striker has taken the Bundesliga by storm this season since leaving Old Trafford for German outfit Bayer Leverkusen in September.

  • Parrikar holds bilateral meeting with General Chang in Beijing

    Beijing: India’s Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday held bilateral talks with his Chinese counterpart General Chang Wanquan in Beijing. “Bilateral meeting with Gen Chang Wanquan, Min of National Defence & State Councillor of People’s Republic of China,” Parrikar tweeted.

  • Kings XI look for second win against KKR

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab would want to secure their second win on the trot when they host Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) game here on Tuesday.  However, it will not be easy to topple the men in purple who dominated Sunrisers Hyderabad in their last encounter. KKR won the game quite convincingly with Gautam Gambhir contributing an unbeaten 90 in their quest for a total of 142/7.

  • Brazil in crisis after Rousseff impeachment vote

    Brasilia: Brazil woke today to deep political crisis after lawmakers authorised impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff, sparking claims that democracy was under threat in Latin America’s biggest country.  Opposition deputies in the lower house of Congress needed 342 of the 513 votes, or a two thirds majority, to send Rousseff to the Senate, which will now decide whether to open a trial. They got there near midnight yesterday after five hours

  • Indian, Chinese navies cooperating with each other: Dhowan

    New Delhi: As Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar tours China, Indian Navy chief R.K. Dhowan on Monday said the two neighbouring countries are cooperating with each other in the maritime domain.

  • Iran to try teenaged rapist, killer of Afghan girl

    Kabul:The Iranian authorities have promised to take immediate action to try a teenager who raped and murdered a little Afghan girl in Iran.  Iranian Ambassador to Afghanistan Mohammad Reza Bahrami said the country’s vice president met the victim’s family, Khaama press reported.  Bahrami has also promised quick action by the authorities for the trial of the rapist.

  • Over Rs 62cr illegal cash seized in poll-bound states; TN tops

    New Delhi: With election process in the five poll-bound states reaching midway, Election Commission appointed surveillance teams have seized illegal cash of over Rs 62 crore with Tamil Nadu leading the list with the maximum seizures of Rs 24.90 crore.

  • Rain, hailstorm forecast for northeastern states

    Imphal: The northeastern states, reeling under heavy downpour, will receive more rain and witness hailstorms in the next two days, the Met Office said on Monday.

  • Brexit could shrink UK economy by 6%: Treasury

    London: Britain’s exit from the European Union could see its economy shrink by six per cent by 2030 and cause “permanent” economic damage, the country’s finance ministry will say in an analysis due out today, according to media reports.

  • To remind Gadkari, activists float paper boats in Yamuna

    Agra: River activists floated hundreds of paper boats in the Yamuna here in a bid to remind union minister Nitin Gadkari about his promise to start a ferry service between Delhi and Agra.

  • Kanpur likely to host only one IPL match instead of two

    Kanpur: Kanpur’s Green Park Stadium is likely to host just one match in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League instead of two due to pressing logistical issues Kanpur has showed a lot of eagerness to host at least two IPL games this season but it now has to be satisfied with only one.

  • Sushma meets Russian foreign minister

    Moscow: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday held a bilateral meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on the sidelines of the Russia-India-China (RIC) foreign ministers’ meeting here.  “A bilateral with the gracious host of the RIC Conference. EAM @SushmaSwaraj holds talks with FM Sergey Lavrov in Moscow,” external affairs ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup tweeted.