Free Press Journal
  • Mira Rajput saves hubby Shahid Kapoor’s name as Tommy on her cell phone

    By now, we all know that Shahid Kapoor is one happy man these days, with, both his personal and professional lives blooming like never before. In his personal life, while he is now all set to become a father, whereas, in his professional life, he will be seen in the most talked about drug drama Udta Punjab, wherein he plays the character of a rockstar named ‘Tommy Singh’.

  • PM Modi holds delegation-level talks with Swiss President

    Geneva: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held delegation-level talks with Switzerland President Johann Schneider Ammann in Geneva. “A closer engagement with the heart of Europe. President and PM lead delegation level talks #IndiaSwitzerland,” tweeted Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) official spokesperson Vikas Swarup.

  • NSG membership vital for supply of latest weapons to India

    New Delhi: Defence expert P.K. Sehgal on Monday dubbed India’s desire to become a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) as ‘critically vital’, saying the membership will enhance the supply of latest and advanced machinery to the nation.

  • V M Sudheeran

    Not slammed for Kerala poll debacle: Sudheeran

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress party’s Kerala unit president V.M. Sudheeran on Monday said it has been “falsely reported” that he has been singled out for most of the blame for the party’s poor showing in the assembly elections.

  • Review panel extended suspension of 12 BMC officials, reveals RTI

    Mumbai: The suspension of 12 BMC officials who were found guilty of lax performance in desilting of storm water drains last year, has been upheld by a review committee of the civic administration, an RTI query has revealed.

  • US journalist David Gilkey, translator killed in Afghanistan

    Washington: Award-winning American journalist David Gilkey and his translator were killed while traveling with an Afghan army unit that came under fire in southern
    Helmand province, in a sign of just how dangerous the conflict remains for the media trying to cover it. The translator was identified as Zabihullah Tamanna, 38.  Two other National Public Radio journalists traveling with Gilkey in a separate vehicle, reporter Tom Bowman and producer Monika Evstatieva, were unharmed.

  • Narayanasamy sworn in as Puducherry CM

    Puducherry: Congress General Secretary and former union minister V. Narayanasamy on Monday took charge as Chief Minister of Puducherry.

  • China to launch its version of Hubble telescope

    Beijing: Chinese authorities have planned to launch an independent optical facility, the function of which will be similar to the Hubble telescope. The optical cabin’s field of view will be 300 times as large as that of the Hubble and it will be connected with a soon to be launched space station, said Gu Yidong, technology consultant of China’s manned space flight project and academician with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

  • Sharif’s recovery ‘on course’, says daughter

    Islamabad: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s recovery is on track, his daughter Maryam Nawaz has said, nearly a week after he underwent surgery. “PM’s recovery on course. Was made to walk several times in the corridor during the day, and up and down a flight of stairs twice,” Maryam tweeted.

  • Former Maldives VP gets 10 years on terrorism charge

    Male: A Maldives court has convicted the country’s former vice president on a terrorism charge for possession of firearms and sentenced him to 10 years in prison. The decision by the Criminal Court today in a session closed to the media made Ahmed Adeeb the fourth high-profile politician to be jailed on a terrorism charge since President Yameen Abdul Gayoom was elected in 2013.

  • Court frames charges against suspended RJD MLA in rape case

    Biharsharif(Nalanda): A district court today framed charges against suspended RJD MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav and other accused persons in connection with the rape case of a minor girl in February last.

  • Undergoing radiotherapy this way can halve your treatment time

    Washington D.C : Lung cancer patients can breathe a sigh of relief as a new study has suggested that they can get their radiotherapy over with more quickly without affecting their survival. Having radiotherapy once a day for six and a half weeks or twice a day for three weeks, when combined with chemotherapy, is equally good at treating small cell lung cancer that hasn’t spread.

  • Devendra Fadnavis

    Fadnavis worked ‘secretly’ for Khadse’s ouster: Sena

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena today suggested that Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had “secretly” worked to oust his former cabinet colleague and senior BJP leader Eknath Khadse, who resigned after a string of allegations, including irregularities in a land deal.

  • Right dose of exercise can ease chemo side effects

    Washington D.C : A new study has revealed that exercise is a simple and inexpensive way to reduce neuropathy in hands and feet due to chemotherapy. The University of Rochester Wilmot Cancer Institute study, involving more than 300 cancer patients, is to be presented this weekend and honored as a “Best of ASCO” among 5,800 abstracts at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting 2016.

  • Bitter plant extract can suppress food intake

    London: There could soon be a pill to reduce your calorie consumption as researchers have identified a bitter plant extract that can suppress food intake by stimulating the secretion of gut peptide hormones involved in appetite regulation. Gut chemosensory mechanisms, particularly those involved in detecting and relaying to the brain the chemical composition of food during digestion, play an important role in regulating appetite and food intake.