Free Press Journal
  • Turns out, you can ‘catch’ obesity

    Washington DC: If you have been working out and yet the scale is creeping up, then you may want to blame your obese roommate. A new study has revealed that obesity can be contagious.

  • India ranks ninth in crony-capitalism index

    New York: India is ranked at ninth position in crony-capitalism with crony sector wealth accounting for 3.4 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP), according to a new study by The Economist.

  • Bopanna-Mergea reach Madrid Open final

    Madrid: Sixth seeds Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea entered the final of Madrid Masters men’s doubles tennis title, beating fourth seeds Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo 7-5, 6-7 (4), 12-10 in a tight contest.

  • Dhawan eager to play in day night Tests

    Hyderabad: India opener Shikhar Dhawan has said he is eagerly waiting to play in a day-night Test match as he believes this will play a big role in shaping the future of the game.

  • Deep-pitched voice in males liked to dominance

    New York: Male voices are not deeply pitched in order to attract female mates but to dominate the competition with other males, finds a new study that analysed a wide variety of primates including humans.

  • Believing you are a foodie makes you eat less: study

    London: People who believe themselves to be “food addicts” eat less, claims a new study which found that the perception of being a foodie makes them concerned about their eating behaviour.

  • Pak human rights activist gunned down in Karachi

    Karachi: Khurram Zaki, a leading Pakistani rights activist known for his strong stance against hatred and violence targeted at Shia Muslims, has been killed by unidentified assailants here in an apparent sectarian attack.

  • BMC launches fire safety campaign

    Mumbai: With an objective to mitigate losses in fire mishaps, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) Fire Brigade department today launched ‘Fire Volunteer Programme’ to train citizens in tackling emergency situations.

  • Islamic State gunmen kill 9 policemen in Egypt

    Cairo: In a revenge attack, Islamic State gunmen today shot dead at least nine policemen in southern Egypt’s Helwan district, the latest in a series of attacks on security personnel.

  • AJL plot case: FIR against Hooda, four others

    Chandigarh: The Haryana State Vigilance Bureau has registered a case of cheating and corruption against former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and four officials who were in HUDA for allegedly realloting a plot to Associated Journals Limited (AJL) in Panchkula in 2005.

  • Taxi drivers protest outside Kejriwal’s residence

    New Delhi: Scores of diesel taxi drivers, affected by the recent ban imposed by the Supreme Court, today staged a protest outside Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence here.

  • Arjun Kapoor flaunts ‘sharpish’ hairdo

    New Delhi: Arjun Kapoor, who is flying high with the success of his recent release ‘Ki and Ka,’ has got a new sharpish hairdo and the ‘Gunday’ actor is flaunting it on the social media.

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    Sebi expands probe into financial dealings of Mallya firms

    New Delhi: Suspecting serious lapses in financial dealings of various listed companies of Vijay Mallya-led UB Group, markets regulator Sebi has expanded its probe into possible siphoning off funds by the promoters.

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    Those linked to chopper deal got ‘good positions’: Parrikar

    New Delhi: In a bid to buttress the allegations of Congress’ involvement in AgustaWestland scam, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said all those who were linked to the tainted VVIP chopper deal were given “good positions” following their retirement.

  • AAP MLA’s car attacked in Delhi, one injured

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Kartar Singh Tanwar’s car was attacked here on Sunday, leaving a friend injured, party leaders said.

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    Gulshan Grover applauds SRK’s risk-taking abilities

    New Delhi: One of the super baddies of Bollywood Gulshan Grover, who is known to be a good friend of Shah Rukh Khan, has applauded the enormous courage the actor has taken for different kind of roles.