Free Press Journal
  • Prince Charles uses Homeopathic treatments for cattle and sheep

    London : Britain’s Prince Charles revealed that he uses homeopathic medicine for cattle at his organic farm in Highgrove estate in southwest England. The heir to Britain’s throne was addressing delegates at the Royal Society in London on the issue of medicine and his concerns that antibiotics were being overused.

  • Cadila profit at Rs 389 cr; to raise up to Rs 18,500 cr

    New Delhi : Zydus Cadila group firm Cadila Healthcare reported a 10.93 % rise in net profit to Rs 388.7 crore for the March quarter and also received nod from its board to raise up to Rs 18,500 crore through issuance of shares and various other securities.  Consolidated income from operations rose to Rs 2,449.1 crore for the quarter.

  • Russia, Kenya face Olympics threat

    Montreal : The prospect of Russian and Kenyan athletes being barred from the Olympics gathered momentum as a tidal wave of doping sleaze engulfed both countries with just three months to go before the Rio Games.

  • Beni Prasad Verma quits Cong, rejoins SP

    Lucknow : Former Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma on Friday quit Congress and rejoined Samajwadi Party, a move which is likely to shore up the SP’s prospects in the 2017 Assembly polls.

  • AkzoNobel Q4 net profit at Rs 53 cr

    New Delhi: Paints and coatings maker AkzoNobel India reported an increase of 17.76 per cent in its standalone net profit at Rs 52.57 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31. AkzoNobel’s net sales during the quarter under review stood at Rs 662.45 crore, up 14.65% as against Rs 577.76 crore in the same period last fiscal.

  • FYJC admissions only through online mode

    Mumbai : This year First Year Junior College (FYJC) admissions will happen only through the online mode. Those students who do not manage to get a college seat even after three rounds of college allocations, will go through online counselling to get a seat.

  • Belgium to begin airstrikes against IS

    Brussels:  Belgium will extend its F-16 airstrikes against Islamic State jihadists in Iraq andSyria, the government said, as it grapples with the fallout from  IS-claimed attacks in Brussels.      “In accordance with UN Resolution 2249, it will be limited to those areas of Syria under the control of IS and other terrorist groups,” a spokesman for Prime Minister Charles Michel told AFP.

  • LDF pins hopes on minority vote shift

    They have sought to make inroads into the Muslim and Christian community by forging alliance with minor parties championing the cause of minorities (more…)

  • ‘AICTE action on deficient colleges arbitrary, biased’

    Mumbai : Representatives from a city engineering college called the All-India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) action on deficient colleges ‘arbitrary’ and ‘biased’.

  • Raghuram-Rajan

    No ‘Lehman moment’ possible in India; firewalls in place: Rajan

    London : Confident of clearing up the bad-loan mess, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan said there is “absolutely no chance of a Lehman moment” in India and a three-cornered firewall was being created to safeguard the economy from external shocks.

  • Students fight at Lord Krishna College

    Indore :  Some students of Lord Krishna Institute of Technology indulged in a fight during a cricket match at the institute ground on Friday.

  • Wah! East Asian words enter Oxford Dictionary

    Hong Kong : Words most commonly heard on the streets of Hong Kong and Singapore like “yum cha” and “wah” have entered the linguistic mainstream, with the Oxford English Dictionary including them in its latest update.

  • No taxes on defence companies

    NEW DELHI :  The Government has waived both excise and customs duties on the Indian companies going into the defence production to let them have an equal playing field with the foreign vendors who are exempted from the customs duty.

  • BJP, PM to get ‘shock treatment’ in polls

    Thiruvananthapuram : BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who compared Kerala to Somalia during an election rally, kicking up a furore, will get a ‘shock treatment’ in the May 16 assembly polls, senior congress leader A K Antony said here on Friday.

  • Water woes: Curb ‘race to the bottom’ to arrest drought

    Drought in large parts of the country is being blamed on paucity of rains. Indeed, that is the immediate cause of these troubles. But we have contributed much to the making of this disaster by over extraction of groundwater. Rains have been failing periodically from time immemorial but that did not lead to the kind of distress seen at present because our groundwater reserves were full and we could survive by extracting

  • Indian lesbian couple lose court fight to stay in UK

    London : A married lesbian couple from India has lost their legal battle to stay in the UK on the grounds that their relationship would not be legally recognised in India.

  • Poll panel nod to desilt drains

    Mumbai : In a major respite for the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC), the Election Commission (EC) gave its nod for the pre-monsoon de-silting operations in the twin-city.