Free Press Journal
  • New plant-eating dinosaur species identified

    Toronto: An international team of palaeontologists has identified new species of plant-eating horned dinosaur, the fossil remains of which were discovered in Montana nearly a decade ago. The team, led by Jordan Mallon from the Canadian Museum of Nature, completed the scientific analysis that pinned down the dinosaur as a new species.

  • Does grit actually improve performance?

    Washington D.C: There are many paths to success, but the significance of grit in helping you reach that goal has been greatly overstated, according to an Iowa State University psychologist.

  • Poll results stamp on performance of Modi govt: Shah

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah today projected his party’s maiden victory in the Assam assembly polls and the rise in its vote share in other states as popular endorsement of the Narendra Modi government’s policies and asserted that people have rejected Congress’ “negative and obstructionist” politics.

  • ADHD may emerge in adulthood too

    London: While it is well established that childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may continue into adulthood, new research suggests that for some people the disorder does not emerge until after childhood. ADHD is a developmental disorder marked by inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity and is one of the most common behavioural disorders in children.

  • Comets around Sun-like star shows how solar system evolved

    London: Scientists have found evidence of icy comets orbiting a nearby Sun-like star, which could give a glimpse into how our solar system developed. Using data from the Atacama Large Millimetre Array (ALMA) in Chile, the researchers, led by the University of Cambridge in the UK, detected very low levels of carbon monoxide gas around the star, in amounts that are consistent with the comets in our own solar system.

  • Jindal University students qualify for World Rounds of Herbert Smith Freehills Moot Court Competition

    Sonipat (Haryana): Jindal Global Law School students, Raveena Sethia, Sree Ramya Hari and Chetna Reddy, have secured a position in the World Rounds of the Herbert Smith Freehills Moot Court Competition. This is an annual mooting competition organized by The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London, and sponsored by Herbert Smith Freehills, one of the world’s leading law firms.

  • Kohli on course to emulate Tendulkar: Hussey

    Melbourne: Amazed by Virat Kohli’s recent performances, former Australian batting mainstay Mike Hussey feels the stylish cricketer is well on his way to equal or exceed the accomplishments of the iconic Sachin Tendulkar. “One of Tendulkar’s greatest strengths was his longevity and if Kohli can stay fit, he could be well on his way to emulate Tendulkar as a player,” Hussey was quoted as saying by Cricket Australia’s official website

  • Madan Mitra

    Barring Madan, five ‘stung’ Trinamool nominees win polls

    Kolkata: The Narada sting operation failed to cut much ice with the West Bengal electorate as five of the six Trinamool Congress nominees caught in the alleged bribery scandal have emerged victorious in the assembly polls.

  • Nehra out of IPL with hamstring injury, doubts on future

    New Delhi: Sunrisers Hyderabad were dealt a huge blow today as senior left-arm pacer Ashish Nehra was ruled out of ongoing the Indian Premier League after sustaining a hamstring tendon injury which also put serious a question mark on his future in competitive cricket. The press release issued by the franchise stated:
    “Sunrisers Hyderabad spearhead, Ashish Nehra has sustained a significant hamstring tendon injury during the match against Kings XI Punjab on May 15,

  • LDF win verdict against corruption under UDF: CPI(m) alliance

    Kochi: Buoyed by LDF’s massive win in the Kerala Assembly polls, senior leaders of the CPI(M)-led alliance today said the people of the state gave a verdict against corruption under Congress-led UDF rule and “communal politics” practised by BJP-led NDA.

  • sri lanka floods

    Incessant rain hampers rescue operations in Lanka’s flood affected areas

    Colombo: Rescue operations in Sri Lanka’s flood and landslide affected area have been hampered due to incessant rains. A massive landslide triggered by torrential rains buried hundreds of homes in three villages in Aranayake area of Kegalle district in the central hills, and more than 200 families were missing on Wednesday and feared buried under the mud , reports the Colombo Page.

  • Canadian Sikhs demand Komagata episode in school curriculum

    Toronto: Canadian Sikhs have demanded that the 1914 Komagata Maru tragedy be made part of Canada’s school curriculum, as they welcomed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s apology for the “great injustice” done to the Indian migrants. The World Sikh Organisation has written to Canadian provincial ministers calling for the Komagata Maru incident to be included in school curricula.

  • 4 of family killed in road mishap in Pakistan

    Peshawar: At least four persons of the same family, including a woman, were today killed when the car they were travelling in fell into a ravine in northwest Pakistan,

  • ola

    Ola, KIAB sign MoU with to provide reliable transportation access to travelers

    New Delhi: Ola, India’s most popular mobile app for transportation will extend its range of mobility solutions to travelers through a designated ‘Ola Zone’ at the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB) to allow Ola driver-partners to park their vehicles inside KIAB premises, with specifically demarcated areas to offer uninterrupted service to travelers arriving in the city.

  • 15-year-old ‘Sairat’ star finds fame ‘unnerving’

    Mumbai: Like any normal 15-year-old, stardom is not something that “Sairat” star Rinku Rajguru had bargained for. Now, she says she is no longer able to do normal things, but all the attention that she is getting makes it feel like a “dream”.

  • JuD lambasts Pakistan minister for ‘state hand’ remark

    Islamabad: The Hafiz Sayeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa on Thursday hit out at a Pakistani provincial minister over his startling revelations made on Wednesday. Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah in an interview to the BBC Urdu service on Wednesday said that action was not possible against the proscribed organisations like JuD and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) as the “state itself is involved” in their activities.

  • Sebi receives four applications for InvITs; Two cleared

    Mumbai: The country may soon get its very first Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs), with the markets regulator Sebi approving two of the four applications received by it for setting up such entities.

  • Election Results: AIADMK set to retain power, DMK emerges robust Opposition

    As the counting of votes commence in the states of West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala and Puducherry, the trends are expected to tilt every minute. Participating towards a clear picture of the winners, we stroll along to give you the latest count of Assembly Elections 2016 with LIVE Updates.

  • Committed to strengthen national reconciliation to prevent another war: Lankan President

    Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said that his government is committed to strengthening national reconciliation in order to prevent another war in the country. Speaking at a national ceremony organised in front of the War Hero Monument in the Parliament premises in Battaramulla yesterday, President Sirisena said the new government was elected in expectation of fulfilling the responsibilities of a post-war era.

  • Jayalalithaa

    AIADMK set to retain power, DMK emerges robust Opposition

    Chennai: AIADMK today clearly headed to retain power in Tamil Nadu by winning 21 seats and leading in 110 other constituencies as arch rival DMK gave a strong fight bagging 19 and leading in 71 segments.