Free Press Journal
  • Govind Pansare

    Kin seeks recall of transfer of officer probing Pansare case

    Mumbai: Medha Pansare, daughter-in-law of rationalist and CPI leader Govind Pansare who was shot dead last year, has sought cancellation of the transfer of the officer investigating the case stating that it would “adversely impact” the probe.

  • Dysfunctional immune system may cause malnutrition

    London: Even with a healthy diet, defects in the functioning of the immune system from birth could contribute to a malnourished state throughout life, a study says. “Our immune system doesn’t just fight infection; it affects metabolism, neurological function, and growth, which are things that are also impaired in malnutrition,” said lead author Claire Bourke, postdoctoral research assistant at Queen Mary University of London.

  • trupti desai

    Trupti Desai, fellow activists attacked in Nashik

    Pune: Bhumata Brigade chief Trupti Desai today said that she suffered minor bruises while another fellow activist sustained head injury when they were allegedly attacked and their car ransacked by a group of people in Nashik last night.

  • NASA releases ‘Metabolomics: You Are What You Eat’ video

    New York: NASA has released a video to highlight its ‘Twins Study’ that investigates metabolic changes in retired US astronaut Scott Kelly and his twin brother Mark. The video titled “Metabolomics: You Are What You Eat” and sixth in the mini-series of eight videos, provides a broad overview of ongoing Twins Study research on the International Space Station and the importance of the metabolome — the collection of an individual’s metabolites, NASA’s

  • Three tourists killed, one missing in Thai speed boat accident

    Bangkok: Three foreign tourists were killed and one other remains missing after a packed speed boat capsized off the popular Thai holiday island of Koh Samui, a police officer said today. The boat, which was carrying 32 tourists plus four crew, flipped over yesterday afternoon after it was slammed by a wave near a rocky stretch of coast off the island in the Gulf of Thailand.

  • North Korea slams Obama’s ‘childish’ Hiroshima visit

    Seoul: Nuclear-armed North Korea has ridiculed US President Barack Obama’s visit to Hiroshima as the “childish” diplomatic ploy of a “nuclear war fanatic.” In a commentary released late yesterday, the North’s official KCNA news agency said Obama’s decision to become the first sitting US president to visit the site of the 1945 atomic bomb strike was an act of stunning hypocrisy.

  • Fardeen Khan responds to bodyshamers, says he’s not offended

    Mumbai: Actor Fardeen Khan, who was recently trolled by many on social media platforms for his weight gain, has lashed back at the bodyshamers by saying that he is not ashamed, offended and depressed over it.

  • IRB trooper injured in insurgent attack in Manipur

    Imphal: A trooper was injured when a patrol party of the India Reserve Battalion (IRB) was attacked by the outlawed Revolutionary People’s Front (RPF) underground organisation in Manipur, an official said.

  • Pakistan should completely stop support to terror to boost ties: Narendra Modi

    Washington: Indo-Pak ties can “truly scale great heights” if Pakistan removes the “self-imposed” obstacle of terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said as he asked Islamabad to play its part by putting a complete stop to any kind of support to terrorism – “whether state or non-state”. “In my view, our ties can truly scale great heights once Pakistan removes the self-imposed obstacle of terrorism in the path of our relationship.

  • Maruti Suzuki to recall 77,380 cars

    New Delhi: India’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki on Friday announced the recall of 77,380 cars – Baleno and DZire models – to upgrade the airbag controller software and for replacing faulty fuel filters.

  • Censor Board refuses to certify ‘Udta Punjab’

    While the trailer of Udta Punjab has started to gain momentum with its dark subject and intriguing characters, the film seems to have become a victim of political games owing to the topic it deals with – drug problem. The Abhishek Chaubey directorial has the censor board campaigning against the film as it has refused to certify the film.

  • ‘The Jungle Book’ inches close to Rs.200 crore in India

    New Delhi: Hollywood filmmaker Jon Favreau’s re-imagined world of “The Jungle Book” with Indian-American actor Neel Sethi playing the role of Mowgli has resonated well with the Indian audiences. In the 50 days since its release in India on Friday, the film has inched closer to the Rs.200-crore club.

  • Mahindra Eyeing Old British Bike Brands, Norton and BSA

    Mahindra and Mahindra is one of the biggest automotive firms in the world with presence in almost every segment of the market including four wheelers, two wheelers, and commercial vehicles. It already owns the renowned South Korea-based automobile brand, Ssangyong Motor and the French scooter manufacturer, Peugeot Motorcycles, along with other firms involved in automotive designing, electric vehicles, and farm equipment, among others. Now, Mahindra is eyeing the historic British motorcycle brands,