Free Press Journal
  • IS fighters in northern Syria ‘aspire’ to foreign plots:Carter

    Singapore: Islamic State jihadists in the strategic northern Syria town of Manbij “aspire” to directing international terror plots, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter
    said today. Anti-IS fighters known as the Syrian Democratic Forces, a US-backed alliance of Kurds and Arabs, this week launched an offensive to capture Manbij.

  • "A Grand Alliance is possible in the state," says Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav

    Mathura violence: Akhilesh Yadav assures ‘strict’ action

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday assured “strict action” against the perpetrators of the Mathura violence, which claimed 24 lives including those of two policemen.

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    Goyal, Chidambaram elected to Rajya Sabha from Maha

    Mumbai: Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal and senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram were today elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from Maharashtra.

  • Greece: 3 dead, 302 people rescued from migrant boat

    Athens: Three bodies were recovered and 302 people rescued today from a sinking migrant boat carrying a “significant number” of people in the Mediterranean Sea south of Crete, Greek authorities said. The coast guard said the roughly 25 meter vessel, which resembled a large fishing boat, had been carrying an undetermined number of people when it was located today half-sunk about 75 nautical miles south of Crete in international waters, and within

  • What makes Shraddha Kapoor glow?

    New Delhi: Actress Shraddha Kapoor says that that her long working hours have taken a toll on her skin and to bring back her lost glow, she started using a face diet of strawberries and peach on a daily basis.

  • No construction inside Surajpur wetlands, orders NGT

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has restrained Uttar Pradesh government from carrying out any construction inside Surajpur wetlands in Greater Noida after a plea claimed construction of permanent structures inside the eco-sensitive area.

  • ‘TE3N’ gets U/A certificate

    Mumbai: Director Ribhu Dasgupta’s forthcoming thriller “TE3N” has been granted a U/A certificate without any cuts.

  • LeEco may launch e-commerce platform in India

    New Delhi: After creating a niche space in the Indian smartphone market, the Chinese internet and ecosystem conglomerate LeEco may unveil its e-commerce platform in India.

  • Relationship with India of incredible significance: US

    Washington: Indo-US ties are of “incredible significance” not only to the region but also to the world, an Obama Administration official has said, days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit here. “We’re very much looking forward to Prime Minister Modi’s visit. The US-India relationship is of incredible significance, not only to the region but to the world,” State Department Deputy Spokesman Mark Toner told reporters here ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s

  • I am guarded about my personal life: Mona Singh

    New Delhi: Mona Singh is known for her outgoing and friendly nature but the actress says when it comes to her personal life she is extremely private.

  • Dogs were domesticated twice: study

    London: Dogs may have been domesticated not once, as widely believed, but twice, say scientists who found that man’s best friend may have emerged independently from two separate wolf populations that lived on opposite sides of the Eurasian continent. Some scholars argue that humans first domesticated wolves in Europe, while others claim this happened in Central Asia or China.

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    UDF leaders meet Vijayan over Mullaperiyar issue

    Thiruvananthapuram: Opposition UDF leaders today met Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and conveyed “people’s concern” over his recent statements on the strength of the Mullaperiyar dam.

  • Radio map reveals massive ammonia gas at Jupiter

    New York: A massive amount of ammonia gas lies beneath the colourful clouds on Jupiter, astronomers have revealed, a discovery coming just a month prior to the arrival of NASA’s Juno spacecraft at the planet on July 4. Using the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array in New Mexico, the researchers from University of California-Berkeley measured radio emissions from Jupiter’s atmosphere in wavelength bands where clouds are transparent.

  • Long-term memory test may help early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s

    London: A test to identify long-term memory loss is likely to provide an early indication of Alzheimer’s disease and potentially help in reversing its effects by the development of new treatment, new research suggests. Alzheimer’s disease is caused by proteins building up in the brain to form structures called plagues and tangles. This leads to the loss of connection between nerve cells and, eventually, to the death of the nerve cells and

  • Why wound healing takes longer as you age

    New York: Each injury could mean a little more for the elderly — more impact and more healing time. A new study has now found that the skin’s ability to repair itself takes longer as we age because the healing function of sweat glands declines with time. “We’ve identified, for the first time, the cellular mechanisms of altered skin wound repair in elderly patients,” said study first author Laure Rittie from the