Free Press Journal
  • Healthy lifestyle key to cut breast cancer gene risk

    New York: Adopting healthy lifestyle can significantly help women with a high risk of developing breast cancer in mitigating the perils involved with genes and family history, new research led by an Indian-origin scientist suggests. According to researchers, breast cancer remains the most common form of malignancy diagnosed in women in developed countries.

  • Sensex surges

    Sensex, Nifty ends posting super gains; SBI up 9 pct

    New Delhi: The market on Friday ended with super gains boosted by index heavyweights as the Sensex closed up 286.92 points or one percent at 26653.60, and the Nifty was up 79.90 points or 0.9 percent at 8149.55.

  • Indian companies to pay higher US H-1B visa fee

    Washington: Indian companies, according to Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, will have to pay additional fees of $4,000 for certain H-1B and $4,500 for L-1 petitioners, details published on Friday by USCIS said. The law, signed by US President Barack Obama in December 2015, increased fees for certain H-1B and L-1 petitioners, USCIS said in a statement published on its website.

  • Clinton says she is ready for Trump’s fantasy campaign

    Washington: Democrat front-runner Hillary Clinton has slammed the divisive rhetoric of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and said she is ready for the “fantasy campaign” of the billionaire businessman. “I’m ready for his fantasy campaign and the outrageous things he’s going to say,” Clinton told CNN yesterday.

  • Supercoach Mourinho becomes Manchester United boss

    London: Manchester United today anointed Jose Mourinho as their new manager to launch a third bid in less than three years to transform the Red Devils into a title-winning force again.

  • World’s oldest elephant dies at 69 in Japan zoo

    Tokyo: The world’s oldest elephant that once sparked a petition drive to improve its living conditions has died at 69 in a Japanese zoo. The elephant Hanako, which means “Flower Child”, was found lying on her side on Thursday at the Inokashira Park Zoo on the outskirts of Tokyo, Xinhua news agency quoted a zoo spokesman as saying.

  • No major differences between allies BJP and Shiv Sena: Geete

    Panaji: Union Heavy Industries Minister and Shiv Sena MP Anant Geete said there are no major differences between BJP and his party, but the difference in opinion is bound to be there amongst the alliance partners. “I don’t feel that there are any major differences between BJP and its ally Shiv Sena. See, when there is alliance, it is obvious to have difference of opinion, but at the end the alliance exists in

  • Cambodian PM’s bodyguards sentenced over mob attack

    Phnom Penh: A Cambodian court on Friday sentenced three members of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s personal bodyguard unit to four years in prison, over their role in the mob attack of two opposition lawmakers in October 2015.

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    What is NEET all about, the road ahead

    Read to find out what the NEET issue is all about, and its underlying facts for aspiring applicants who wish to step into the medical scenario. 

  • ndia Inc on a drive to deepen economic partnership with Japan

    New Delhi: A high-powered FICCI business delegation led by Harshavardhan Neotia, FICCI President and Chairman Ambuja Neotia is accompanying Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to Japan from 29 May to June 3 to enhance the bilateral economic engagement between the two Asian partners and boost cooperation between Indian and Japanese businesses.

  • LinkedIn notifies data breach, alerts 400 mn members to stay safe

    New York: Hit by a massive data breach that put nearly 167 million users’ passwords and personal information in the hands of hackers four years back, the popular career-oriented platform LinkedIn has finally came out with an explanation and steps it has taken to protect users. In an email sent out to all its members, LinkedIn admitted that the massive data breach in 2012 may result in millions of passwords being leaked

  • ‘Larger pictorial warning has little impact on smoking habit’

    Mumbai: Amid a raging debate over larger pictorial warnings on cigarette packets, over 70 per cent smokers have said it will have little impact on their smoking habit, according to a survey by insurance firm ICICI Lombard.

  • Look! Screen-addicted preschoolers ignoring parents too

    New York: If you are facing the situation at home where your little one — engaged in playing video games on smartphone or watching favourite cartoons on TV — ignores your call to pick up a glass of water or switch off that AC, you are not alone. According to the researchers, communication between mother-child is reducing as not just teenagers but even preschoolers hooked to smartphones, video games and television are

  • ‘Maria Sharapova to be replaced from Olympic roster if ineligible’

    Moscow: Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova, currently suspended over doping abuse accusations, has been included in the country’s national Olympic roster for the 2016 Games in Rio but will be replaced in case she is still ineligible to play, the president of the Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) has said.

  • G7 leaders stress joint efforts to fight global economic risks

    Tokyo: Leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) have agreed that the potential risks faced by the world economy should be objectively perceived and jointly solved, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said after their summit concluded on Friday. Abe said the global economy was witnessing a contraction, with emerging economies registering deceleration in growth and developed countries suffering from deflationary pressure.

  • Venezuelan opposition investigating alleged corruption amounting to USD 69 billion

    Caracas: Venezuela’s opposition-controlled legislature is investigating 89 alleged cases of corruption involving current and former government officials amounting to USD 69 billion dollars, lawmaker Freddy Guevara has said. “It’s possible to buy basic necessities for 900 million people with that money,” he said yesterday. “It can feed the entire country for 30 years.”

  • Fans didn’t take ‘Captain America’ twist well

    London: It is indeed natural that the fans of Marvel Comics will be up in arms as the trusted flag-waving superhero Captain America is now twisted to a Nazi-supporting villain.

  • Six Bangladeshis charged with financing terrorism in Singapore

    Singapore: At least six Bangladeshis were charged with financing terrorism in Singapore on Friday, the first to be prosecuted under the Terrorism Act in the city state. According to a statement from the Singapore police, the radicalised Bangladeshi nationals were among the group of eight Bangladeshis detained under the Internal Security Act in April 2016.