Free Press Journal
  • China issues warning for mountain floods, geological disasters

    Beijing: China today issued a warning for mountain floods for the next two days in some parts of the country and warned of high risks of unspecified geological disasters in the western Yunnan province, officials said. The floods are expected to hit the southeastern part of Tibet autonomous region, the eastern part of Guangdong and in particular the western part of Yunnan, according to a statement issued by China Meteorological Administration (CMA) and

  • Centre, state should fulfill their responsibilities to ensure speedy justice: CJI

    New Delhi: Asserting that both Central and state governments have to fulfill their responsibilities in order ensure speedy justice to the common man, Chief Justice of India Tirath Singh Thakur on Sunday hoped for effective measures will be taken in this regard. Justice Thakur told media, “Justice is one aspect in which both Central and state governments have major role to play and I hope that both of them will understand their duties

  • Dubai has close economic relations with China

    Dubai: Hani Rashid Al Hamli, secretary general of the Dubai Economic Council (DEC), has said Dubai considered China, the second largest economy in the world, as the capital of the east and that Dubai, in particular, enjoys close economic relations with Beijing in various fields.

  • Future yogurt: Lower sugar,lactose but just as sweet

    Washington DC: We’ve seen the future and it’s chockablock with one very healthy as well as sweet treat. A team of scientists has come up with a new sweetened yogurt that is also low in sugar.

  • Odisha Congress slams Centre for its stand on Kohinoor

    Bhubaneswar: The Congress in Odisha today attacked the Centre over its stand on Kohinoor, saying it would launch a campaign so that the diamond, which “rightfully” belongs to Lord Jagannath Temple at Puri, can be brought back to India and offered it to the 12th century shrine. “It is well known that during his last days Maharaja Ranjit Singh of Punjab had willed Kohinoor diamond to Lord Jagannath temple in Puri,” Odisha

  • Novel way to make fertiliser with sunlight

    Washington: Scientists have developed a new, eco-friendly method to produce ammonia, the main ingredient of fertiliser, using sunlight.

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    Hrithik posts cryptic message online amid fight with Kangana

    Mumbai: As Hrithik Roshan and Kangana Ranaut’s bitter war continues, the actor, who has slapped a legal notice on the actress, has taken to Twitter, asserting that he believes in his strengths. “When people call you names, the universe is not testing whether you can prove them wrong. It’s testing your own belief in your own name. #knowUrName,” Hrithik posted on Twitter. The 42-year-old “Krrish” star and Kangana have slapped legal notices on

  • Over a million people using Facebook on dark web

    New York: More than one million people are now connecting to Facebook through Tor “dark web” — which maintains privacy and leaves no digital trail — every month, media reports said.

  • Parliament

    Govt, oppn speak in conflicting voices on debate on Ukhand

    New Delhi: Imposition of President’s rule in Uttarakhand is set to dominate the proceedings when Parliament reconvenes after recess tomorrow, with the Congress making it clear it would seek a discussion on the contentious issue despite government’s claim that the matter being sub-judice it cannot be deliberated upon. The controversial action of sacking the Harish Rawat government and imposition of Central rule a day ahead of a High Court-ordered trust vote, figured

  • Checking your fridge before shopping can curb food waste

    London: If you want to contribute towards curbing food waste, something as simple as checking the fridge prior to shopping can have a large impact, suggests a Danish expert on the food sector.

  • Better knowledge of bananas may help save thousands of lives

    Melbourne: Bananas contain important vitamin-precursor compounds which if better understood can save thousands of children from dying and becoming blind besides helping develop banana varieties with enhanced health benefits, researchers said.

  • Varun Dhawan turns 29

    Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities like Anil Kapoor, Ayushmann Khurrana, Huma Qureshi and Karan Johar wished “talented” Varun Dhawan on his 29th birthday. Kapoor said, “Happy Birthday Varun Dhawan. Substance, of talent and personality, is a rare and beautiful thing that you seem to wear with such ease.” “Happy birthday to the talented hit machine Varun Dhawan. Have a good one bud,” Ayushmann tweeted.

  • Modi, Sonia to campaign in Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram: Top political leaders like Prime Minister Narendra Modi, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi are all set to hit the campaign trail for the assembly polls in Kerala. Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati, CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury and his predecessor Prakash Karat as well as former defence minister A.K.

  • Fructose puts you at risk of wide range of diseases

    Washington DC: Just when you thought fruit sugar is a healthier way to sweeten things, a team of researchers found that fructose actually wreaks havoc on your health.

  • CRB post 180/2 against Gujarat Lions

    Rajkot: Opting to bat, Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 180 for two in their IPL match against Gujarat Lions here today.

  • Barcelona inches closer to La Liga title with 6-0 win

    Barcelona: Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez scored four goals for the second time this week as FC Barcelona routed Sporting Gijon 6-0 at the Camp Nou stadium. With third-placed Real Madrid and second-positioned Atletico Madrid both winning earlier on Saturday, Barcelona were fully aware that anything short of a victory would leave them in the third place and with little hope of recovering the top spot with just three matches left, reports Efe.

  • Pope tells teens ‘happiness not an app’

    Vatican City: Happiness is not an app you can download on your mobile phone, Pope Francis told thousands of teenagers today at a mass to mark a weekend dedicated to youth. “Freedom is not always about doing what you want. In fact it is the gift of being able to choose the right way,” he said in a homily punctuated by regular bursts of applause from the crowd on a packed St

  • Arunachal CM seeks Rs 2,000 cr special package from Centre

    Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh today requested the Centre to give a one-time special package to bail out liabilities of Rs 2,000 crore inherited from the previous Congress government. Chief Minister Kalikho Pul urged Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju today during a function organised to celebrate the National Panchayati Raj Day, to pursue the Centre for the special package to overcome the liabilities.