Free Press Journal
  • Screen addicted kids ignoring parents too

    New Delhi: It happens in many households. Kids are tapping on their cell phones or are preoccupied by their favorite TV show as their parents ask them a question or want them to do a chore.

  • HRD ministry rejects list for IIM-A chairman’s post

    Ahmedabad: The HRD ministry has rejected a list of names forwarded by Indian Institute of Management – Ahmedabad (IIM-A) management for its chairman’s post and sought a fresh list of candidates, sources said on Sunday.

  • Soon, ‘print’ customised pills for personalised medicine

    Singapore: Imagine if you could combine the myriad of pills you need to take for your ailment in just one tablet and release the drug in a timely manner or if doctors could easily make tablets on the spot that are tailored to each patient’s needs.

  • Sick people always pitied more than unemployed

    Washington D.C: A new study has revealed why everyone wants to help the sick, but not the unemployed. New research from Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University explained why healthcare costs are running out of control, while costs to unemployment protection are kept in line.

  • Farmer kills self in Madhya Pradesh

    Khargone (MP): A 35-year-old farmer has allegedly committed suicide by jumping into a well at Rawat-Palasia village in the district, police said today.

  • Assault on Africans: Home minister steps in

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday condemned the reported attacks on African nationals in the national capital and told the city police to step up patrolling in neighbourhoods that have significant African populations.

  • Iran not to send Mecca pilgrims, blames Saudi: state TV

    Tehran: Iranians will not take part in this year’s Mecca pilgrimage because of “obstacles” raised by Saudi Arabia, custodian of Islam’s holiest sites, Iran’s Culture Minister Ali Jannati said today.

  • DEMU train engine catches fire in TN; no casualty

    Karur (TN): Passengers of a DEMU train from here to Tiruchirappalli escaped unhurt today after the driver stopped it when a fire broke out in the engine cabin and asked them to get down.

  • Centre asks states for report on funds utilisation for ULBs

    New Delhi: In a bid to ensure that funds meant for Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) reach them, the Centre has asked states to prevent diversion and misuse of Finance Commission grants for ULBs and sought utilisation report for 2015-16 by the end of next month.

  • Injured Messi ‘is better’ now, to testify in tax case

    Buenos Aires: The medical corps of the Argentine football team reported that Lionel Messi “is better” after he suffered an injury on Friday night during the friendly against Honduras. This means Nessi will be able to fly to Barcelona as planned this Sunday to testify in a tax-fraud case against him and his father.

  • Secret German WWII code machine found on eBay

    London: A World War II-era machine used to send personal messages between Hitler and his generals by encrypting plain German text into secret code has been found on eBay for 9.50 pounds!

  • 100,000 bats take over town in Australia

    Melbourne: A small town in Australia has declared a “state of emergency” after it was overtaken by 100,000 bats, who had set up a colony here years ago and have now outnumbered the human residents.

  • ‘Veerappan’ opens to poor start, mints Rs 1.77 cr on day 1

    New Delhi: Ram Gopal Varma’s ‘Veerappan,’ which has garnered mix reviews from the audience, has opened to a poor start at the Box Office, earning Rs 1.77 crores on the first day of its release.

  • Thomas Cook March-qtr net loss at Rs 71 cr

    New Delhi: Travel firm Thomas Cook (India) today reported a consolidated net loss of Rs 70.78 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2016.