Free Press Journal
  • Rafael Nadal

    French Open: Nadal cruises infirst round

    Paris: Nine-time French Open tennis champion Spaniard Rafael Nadal began his 2016 campaign with a comfortable 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 victory over Australian Sam Groth here on Tuesday.

  • No birthday wishes from SRK!

    Nothing Farah Khan says can be minus her brand of bratty humour. Take how she wished her better half on his birthday… “Happy birthday wishes for @ShirishKunder from his favourite people in the world… Yes yes, I’m 4th favourite!” she tweeted mischievously, driving home the point that she only ranks after their triplets!

  • CM Sonowal pledges poverty-free, inclusive Assam

    Guwahati: Assam’s newly sworn-in chief minister, Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday promised a “poverty-free” state that will serve all sections of the society irrespective of caste, creed and religion.

  • Grief-struck parents mourn dead daughter’s 82.5 % in Class 10 boards

    Rajkot (Gujarat): Normally, a score of 82.5 % in class 10th boards would make any parent happy and content, but Radhika’s performance in the exams brought tears in the eyes of Rajkot’s Mandali family, as the young achiever passed away just days before her result was declared.

  • Meet the top 10 new species for 2016

    Washington D.C: A species on humans’ family tree, hominin, and an ape nicknamed “Laia” that might provide clues to the origin of humans are among the top 10 new species of 2016.

  • Loss of Y chromosome may up Alzheimer’s risk: study

    London: Men with blood cells that do not carry the Y chromosome are at greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study that may lead to a simple test to diagnose the nuerodegenerative disorder.

  • Solar storms brought life on Earth: NASA

    Washington: Solar storms four billion years ago may have provided the crucial energy needed to warm Earth and seed life despite the Sun’s faintness, new research has revealed.

  • Results

    Girls outshine boys in class X exams in Punjab

    Mohali (Pb): Girls outperformed boys in the matriculation (class X) examination, results of which were today declared by Punjab School Education Board (PSEB). Tejinder Kaur Dhaliwal, chairperson of the board, said the top positions were bagged by the girls and their pass percentage was 78.30 per cent while pass percentage of boys was 67.43 per cent.

  • New world record in radio transmission at 6 Gbps

    London: A team of researchers from Germany has set a new world record by transferring the contents of a conventional DVD in under 10 seconds by radio transmission with a data rate of six gigabit per second (Gbps) over a distance of 37 kms. The team achieved the record data transmission on a stretch between Cologne and the 36.7 km distant town of Wachtberg.

  • Tolexo now available across multiple consumer touch points

    New Delhi: Tolexo, India’s largest online marketplace for industrial goods and supplies is the only player in its segment to be available across multiple consumer touch points.

  • Trends to watch out for this summer

    New Delhi: Cross-body slings, flared pants and long-chain neckpieces are a few hand-picked trends that will make you look fabulous and cool when temperatures soar.

  • Exercise may become anti-cancer therapy in future

    Toronto: A first-ever international clinical trial evaluating the effect of intense physical exercise to improve survival of men with advanced prostate cancer is now underway .

  • Sensex Recovers

    Sensex logs first rise in five sessions on earnings lift

    Mumbai: Market benchmark Sensex today reversed its four-day fall and ended higher by over 75 points, taking comfort from encouraging corporate earnings despite lingering worries about a likely rate hike by the US Fed as early as June.

  • Genes linked to mood, stress can impact longevity

    New York: The visible impact of depression and stress that can be seen on a person’s face can also be found in alterations in genetic activity linked to longevity, a study says.

  • Tech Mahindra not to pursue payments bank operations

    New Delhi: IT firm Tech Mahindra today said it will not pursue its plans to set up payments bank operations in the country, becoming the third player to pull out from the race. “With reference to the earlier communication dated August 20, 2015, about the in-principle approval granted by RBI for setting up a payments bank, Board of Directors of the company have decided that the company will not pursue this opportunity,”

  • 2 yrs of Modi govt, 21 promulgated ordinances including NEET

    New Delhi: The ordinance to keep state education boards out of the common medical entrance test for this year is the 21st promulgated by the Narendra Modi government, with the most controversial being the one to amend the land acquisition law.

  • Govt must ease approval process for realty projects: Godrej

    New Delhi: Although the ease of doing business has improved in the last two years of the NDA government, more work needs to be done especially in the real estate sector that has “complicated” approval process, according to leading industrialist Adi Godrej.