Free Press Journal
  • Kohli can be better than Tendulkar: Dominic Cork

    London: Former England fast bowler Dominic Cork has said that India’s star batsman Virat Kohli is capable of matching Sachin Tendulkar’s staggering records in limited overs cricket. “It’s a big statement to say someone could be as successful as Tendulkar but at the moment Kohli is making every bowler look easy to play against,” Cork was quoted as saying by Sky Sports.

  • Idea Cellular 4G LTE now in 61 towns of Karnataka

    New Delhi: Idea Cellular, India’s fastest growing telecom operator, announced the expansion of its hi-speed 4G LTE service to 22 more towns in Karnataka circle, taking the total tally to 61.

  • Sensex trips 69 pts on global sell-off; auto stocks hit hard

    Mumbai: Equities came off for the first time in three days on sell-off in auto stocks after some popular car models failed safety crash test and downbeat global cues as strong US data boosted prospects of an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve.

  • Lankan Tamils commemorate death anniv of civil war victims

    Colombo: Sri Lanka’s Tamil-dominated Northern province today commemorated the civilians who died during the civil war between the LTTE and the army on the 7th anniversary of the end of the three-decade long brutal conflict, with chief minister C V Wigneswaran asserting that “not everyone who died during the war was a terrorist.”

  • Radhika Apte to host ‘Crime Patrol’

    Mumbai: Actress Radhika Apte, who is awaiting release of “Phobia”, will be walking into the small screen world as a host of TV show “Crime Patrol” for a special episode.

  • Trump ends bitter feud with American TV journalist Megyn Kelly

    Washington: Donald Trump, not usually one to back away from a fight, has made peace with US television news star Megyn Kelly after describing her in the past as a “bimbo” and worse. Trump during the primary campaign yesterday resorted to unusually extreme rhetoric – including a distasteful reference to menstruation – in his attacks on Kelly, one of the most powerful women in American television and the star of her own

  • Italian man knifes ex-girlfriend to death

    Milan: A 33-year-old man allegedly stabbed his 23-year-old former girlfriend to death near Milan in a frenzied attack and then tried to kill himself. Arturo Saraceno, originally from the southern Basilicata region, was taken to hospital in critical condition after he plunged a knife into his heart at the block of flats in Magnago where the couple had lived.

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    Irrfan not fretting over box office clash with Big B

    Mumbai: Irrfan Khan is not fretting over the box office clash of his film “Madaari” with megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s “TE3N”. The actor says there’s “a large number of audience base” to cater to both the movies.

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    Soon a dedicated institute for pollution research: Javadekar

    New Delhi: Calling for better coordination between the different pollution control boards in the country, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday that India is to soon get its first ‘National Pollution Research Institute’.

  • JD-U cautions govt on Swamy’s demand for Rajan’s removal

    New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): Taking note of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy’s demand for the sacking of RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, Janata Dal (United) veteran Sharad Yadav on Wednesday cautioned the government to refrain from interfering in independent institutions as they would shrink if there is any attack on the former.

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    Naming and renaming streets not on govt’s agenda: Naidu

    New Delhi: Government today dismissed the demand for renaming Akbar Road as Maharana Pratap Road, saying “naming and renaming of streets was not on the agenda”, a day after Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh wrote to the Urban Development Minister asking for the change.

  • Siwan jail raided in connection with journalist’s murder

    Patna: Police on Wednesday raided Bihar’s Siwan jail in connection with the probe into the killing of journalist Rajdeo Ranjan, and are reported to have searched the cell of former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin, who is lodged there.

  • Senior bureaucrat serves legal notice to Sushil Modi

    Patna: BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi has been issued legal notice by senior bureaucrat K K Pathak, who alleged that the legislator made derogatory remarks against him on the issue of prohibition. In the legal notice served to Modi yesterday through his counsel Sanjay Singh, Principal Secretary (Excise, Provision and Registration) Pathak, has asked the BJP leader to clarify within 15 days whether he had made those remarks or the media reported the

  • Multicellular life began billion years earlier than thought

    Beijing: Chinese scientists have found new fossils of the world’s oldest known multicellular organisms, dating as far back as 1.56 billion years, nearly one billion years earlier than the previous record. The fossils found in carbon-rich compressions in north China’s Hebei Province, Zhu Maoyan, who led the research, told state-run Xinhua news agency today.

  • Kerala polls: Ahead of vote count, Chandy confident of UDF victory

    Thiruvananthapuram: A day ahead of the vote count for the high stakes Assembly elections in Kerala, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today exuded confidence, as he shrugged off the exit polls results and said that victory for the Congress-led UDF party was definite in the state.

  • New method may preserve fertility during cancer treatment

    New York: Researchers have developed a novel method that may help preserve fertility in female cancer patients receiving treatments like radiation and chemotherapy. “The good news is that more young women are surviving cancer. But many cancer treatments increase the risk of premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) and infertility,” said Ewelina Bolcun-Filas from The Jackson Laboratory in the US.

  • Hard water linked to risk of itchy red rash in infants

    London: High levels of water hardness at home may be linked to the development of eczema or itchy red rash early in life, says a study.  Skin barrier impairment and dry skin are thought to be triggers of eczema in early life, partly through genetic predisposition. Environmental factors may also contribute to the breakdown of the skin barrier.