Free Press Journal
  • ‘The Jungle Book’ crosses Rs.100 crore-mark in India

    Mumbai: Hollywood filmmaker Jon Favreau’s 3D live-animation adventure fantasy film “The Jungle Book” has entered the Rs.100 crore club in India in just 10 days since its release.

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    Heart attack patients receive less treatment for depression

    London: People who have suffered a heart attack tend to be more depressed but are less often prescribed anti-depressants than individuals who have not had a heart attack, finds new research.

  • Zurich Airport to exit Bangalore International Airport

    Hyderabad: Zurich Airport has reached an agreement to sell its 5 per cent minority shareholding in Bangalore International Airport (BIAL) in India to Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd for USD 48.9 million before taxes.

  • Germany sets up commission to probe gurdwara blast

    Berlin: German police have set up a special commission to probe an explosion at a Sikh temple (gurdwara) in the German city of Essen that left three people injured.  The explosion took place at the Nanaksar Satsang Darbar Gurdwara on Saturday evening as people were celebrating the Indian festival of Baisakhi. The temple had hosted a wedding earlier in the day and the injured were guests from the marriage party.

  • Nine persons injured in post-poll clashes in WB

    Balurghat (WB): Altogether nine persons were injured in post-poll clashes in separate incidents in West Bengal’s Birbhum and South Dinajpur districts, police officials said.

  • Rahul takes digs at Modi, Mamata over poll promises

    Raghunathganj (West Bengal): Taking digs at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said both only made promises but did not bother to act on them.

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    Stem cells may help treat spinal cord injuries

    Tokyo: Scientists have successfully used stem cells for the first time to promote regeneration after injury to a specialised band of spinal chord nerve fibres that are important for motor function. Researchers from Hokkaido University in Japan together with an international team of scientists implanted specialised embryonic stem cells into the severed spinal cords of rats.

  • Drinking beer instead of water not our culture: Sena

    Mumbai: Two days after Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray demanded shutting down of water supply to breweries in drought-hit Aurangabad in Marathwada region, the party today said drinking beer instead of water is not our culture. The Sena also took a veiled dig at State Rural Development minister Pankaja Munde for her comments that water supplied to industrial units is from their own quota and said the feeling among masses is that saving

  • Mallya misusing his freedom courtesy NDA Govt: Congress

    New Delhi: Congress leader Manish Tewari on Monday alleged that the BJP-led NDA Government facilitated Vijay Mallya’s escape from the nation as a result of which the liquor baron is misusing that freedom to make all sorts of statements and claims.

  • Mali arrests one in Cote d’Ivoire beach resort attack

    Bamako: The driver of the vehicle used to transport perpetrators of an attack at Cote d’Ivoire’s beach resort of Grand Bassam has been arrested in Bamako, Mali’s intelligence service said.  The suspect, Alou Doumbia alias Man, is a 30-year-old Malian working in the transport sector, Xinhua cited the intelligence service as saying on Sunday.

  • Bajaj Allianz launches long-term two-wheeler package policy

    Mumbai: Private non-life insurer Bajaj Allianz General Insurance today said it has launched a long-term two-wheeler package policy under which two-wheelers can be insured for up to three consecutive years at one go.

  • Kejriwal warns over-charging taxis

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday threatened strict action against taxi drivers after complaints they were over-charging taking advantage of the odd-even traffic scheme.

  • IS income drops 30 per cent, terror group imposes crazy fines

    London: Islamic State’s income has plummeted by a whopping 30 per cent to USD 56 million since last year, prompting the dreaded terror group to impose a plethora of ridiculous fines and taxes on its captives including installing satellite dishes and “exit fees” for leaving a city, a report has said. Significant territory losses means the number of people living in the Jihadi caliphate slumped from nine million at the start of 2015 to

  • Wadia Hospitals completes nine decade of philanthropic healthcare

    Mumbai: Celebrating its continuous philanthropic efforts to make healthcare accessible to people from all sections of the society, the Wadia Hospitals chain has celebrated 90 years of excellence in paediatric and neo-natal care here.  “In the last 90 years though a lot has changed, one thing that has not and will never change is the philanthropy and the philosophy,” said Nusli Wadia, chairman at Mumbai’s Wadia Group, at a ceremony held in

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    Check out Salman Khan works out in the gym for ‘Sultan’

    The recently released teaser of Sultan has already created waves and one of the main reasons behind this is the new bulky avatar of our superstar Salman Khan. And now, we get yet another glimpse of the shirtless avatar of the actor.