Free Press Journal
  • Hester Bio Q4 net profit rises 57% to Rs 5.5 cr

    New Delhi: Hester Biosciences today reported a 57.14 per cent rise in standalone net profit to Rs 5.5 crore for the quarter ended March 31. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 3.5 crore in the same quarter last fiscal, Hester Biosciences said in a BSE filing. Standalone net sales of the company rose to Rs 28.18 crore for quarter under review as against Rs 23.36 crore in the year-ago

  • JustOrbit, a travel startUp that tells you cost of your dream vacation instantly

    Noida (Uttar Pradesh) : JustOrbit, a unique travel planning website, has come up with a new and unique feature to give a new edge to online travel planning. They have introduced a feature that helps its users to know the tentative cost of their trip instantly while creating the itinerary on that proves helpful for those who want to know the estimated cost of their trip.   The global tourism industry is

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    Lyrics are written as per audience’s taste: Akshay Kumar

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Akshay Kumar says lyrics in Hindi movie tracks are in sync with the audience’s taste. The “Baby” actor, who has featured in songs like “Samose Mein Aaloo” to “Hookah Bar”, launched a new track “Taang Uthake” from his upcoming film “Housefull 3” last night here.

  • Honda BR-V: Features And Specifications

    Honda has launched its debut entrant — the BR-V — in the highly competitive compact SUV segment. The aggressively priced BR-V undercuts its arch rival the Hyundai Creta by a generous amount, considering it is a seven-seater .Even the diesel variant is relatively cheaper compared to its peers. Let us see how well Honda has packed the BR-V

  • Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 Desert Gold Edition launched

    Bajaj gave the Avenger series a new lease on life with the introduction of the Street and Cruise series. Both models have been keeping Bajaj’s production line busy and the Cruise 220 has just received a rather flashy update. The model is now available in a ‘Desert Gold’ edition, and as the name suggests, this version sports a gold paint-job. Additionally, the new shade is accompanied by a brown seat upholstery.

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    Obesity during pregnancy can make your baby fat

    New York: In a warning to soon-to-be mothers, researchers have recommended healthy and nutritious food during pregnancy as excess weight and high blood sugar can make babies prone to childhood obesity. Being overweight with elevated blood sugar affects the baby’s metabolism in the womb. “When women have elevated blood sugar and gain excess weight during pregnancy, it seems to change the baby’s metabolism to ‘imprint’ the baby for childhood obesity,” claimed lead

  • Atomic oxygen detected in Martian atmosphere

    Washington: Scientists have detected atomic oxygen in the Martian atmosphere for the first time since the last observation 40 years ago. Atomic oxygen — an elemental form of oxygen that does not exist in Earth’s atmosphere — affects how other gases escape Mars and therefore has a significant impact on the planet’s atmosphere.  An instrument onboard the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) – a  joint project of NASA and the German

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    Every player in SRH knows his role: Bhuvneshwar

    Hyderabad: Placed reasonably well at the halfway mark of the ongoing IPL, Sunrisers Hyderbad’s key pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar said the key to the team’s success this season has been the players’ clear understanding of their role in the side.

  • Short sleep linked to poor breast cancer survival

    New York: Short sleep duration combined with frequent snoring reported prior to cancer diagnosis may influence subsequent breast cancer survival, says a study. One potential mechanism underlying this relationship is the adverse effect of poor sleep on inflammatory pathways, which may be a contributing factor in the development and progression of cancer, the researchers said. The study found that women who typically slept less than the recommended 7 hours of sleep per

  • "A Grand Alliance is possible in the state," says Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav

    Akhilesh Yadav meets PM over drought situation

    New Delhi: Amid a political slugfest between the Samajwadi Party and BJP over the water crisis in Uttar Pradesh, especially in drought-hit Bundelkhand region, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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    Congress blames Parrikar for Goan casino industry’s prosperity

    Panaji: A day after Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar remarked that the Congress leadership was washing its hands (of corruption) in the Ganges, the party on Friday attacked him for enabling Goa’s offshore casino industry to prosper.

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    Vijender to face Poland’s Andrzej Soldra next

    London: Indian boxing star Vijender Singh will square off against Poland’s Andrzej Soldra in his sixth professional bout on May 13, which would be followed by his highly-anticipated WBO Asia Title Fight on home turf on June 11.

  • ‘Indian bartenders already competing globally’

    New Delhi: Dean Callan, global brand ambassador of whisky brand Monkey Shoulder, who was in the capital to conduct the Ultimate Bartender Championship, says Indian mixologists are already competing globally and the international platform “needs to learn more” about the country and its hospitality industry.

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    Gujarat Lions not adapting quickly: Bravo

    Hyderabad: Disappointed after three back-to-back losses, Gujarat Lions’ all-rounder Dwayne Bravo said his team has lacked in adapting to different conditions which has led to the current downward spiral.

  • T cells use ‘handshakes’ to sort friends from foes

    Washington: T cells, the security guards of the immune system, use a kind of mechanical “handshake” to test whether a cell they encounter is a friend or foe, according to a new study that may help develop immune therapies for cancer. “We have provided the first direct evidence that a T cell gives precise mechanical tugs to other cells,” said Khalid Salaita from Emory University in the US. “A tug that releases

  • ‘All telcos but RJio for uniform SUC; 4.5% charge too high’

    New Delhi: All telecom companies except Reliance Jio Infocomm have favoured a uniform spectrum usage charge (SUC) but keeping it at proposed 4.5 per cent will be an additional burden for the industry, Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) said.

  • Azhar secrets leaked: Film to feature real footage of cricket biggest sting operation?

    Much anticipated film Azhar releases on the coming Friday and so far, the makers have kept things tightly under wraps. Ever since the unveiling of the trailer, several ex-cricketers and Bollywood personalities have gone into a tizzy in anticipation of how (and if) they have been portrayed in the film.

  • Many postdoc researchers eye non-academic careers

    New York: Becoming a university faculty member or joining a research-oriented college is not the only reason why students pursue a post doctorate career, according to a new study. Researchers from Georgia Tech and Cornell University in the US conducted a survey of nearly 6,000 doctoral students in a broad range of fields. They found that over a third of the students with plans to pursue postdocs had more interest in careers