Free Press Journal
  • Govind Pansare

    Pansare case: HC extends stay on framing of charges against accused

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today extended the stay on framing of charges against Sameer Gaikwad, a right-wing Hindu activist, who has been arrested in connection with the murder of rationalist Govind Pansare as the prosecution is awaiting a forensic report from the UK.

  • Heart

    ‘Virtual heart’ to help fight cardio-vascular diseases

    New York: A team of researchers has created a “virtual heart” that could help medical researchers study new drug therapies. Researchers from the University of California – San Diego have created a detailed computer model of the electrophysiology of congestive heart failure — a leading cause of death — that can simulate subtle changes from the cellular and tissue levels of the heart then show the results of the associated electrocardiogram (ECG).

  • HC tells Maha to seek SC view on pyramid height in Dahi Handi

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked Maharashtra Government to get a clarification from the Supreme Court on its order regarding the height of human pyramids for the Dahi Handi celebrations in the state.

  • Donald Trump

    Trump lauds Brexit, says Britons took back control

    Edinburgh: Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump on Friday praised the British people, saying they “took back control of their country” by voting to leave the European Union. The property tycoon has in recent months been vocal in his support of a Brexit vote. Trump, who is in Scotland to open a golf course, said Britons “took back control of their country” by voting to quit the EU. He had earlier said

  • Sharper Brain

    Human brain map soon to fight abnormalities

    New York: A team of researchers has developed the first scalable method to identify different subtypes of neurons in the human brain. The research lays the groundwork for “mapping” the gene activity in the human brain and could help provide a better understanding of brain functions and disorders, including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, schizophrenia and depression.

  • FDI

    Govt notifies changes in FDI policy

    New Delhi: The government today notified changes in the foreign direct investment (FDI) policy in sectors including pharmaceuticals, defence and single-brand retail. These decisions were announced earlier in the week with a view to make India more investor friendly and an attractive FDI destination.

  • ligo-gravitational-waves

    New technology to detect gravitational waves better

    Washington: Researchers have developed a new technology that aims to make the Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) even more sensitive to gravitational waves — faint ripples in space-time. The team from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Australian National University report on improvements to what is called a squeezed vacuum source.

  • Hockey-India-Dipsan-Tirkey

    Hockey India announces junior men squad for EurAsia Cup & England tour

    Bengaluru: Hockey India has announced the junior men’s squad for the EurAsia Cup and a six match tour of England in July. Defender Dipsan Tirkey captains the squad which will take part in the EurAsia Cup in Russia in July. The tournament will be played between the junior men’s squad, Dinamo Stroitel, the Russian Team 1 and Russian team 2. Dinamo Stroitel made their appearance in the European Hockey League in the

  • Portugal’s stock market tumbles to 20-year-low

    Lisbon: Portugal’s stock market fell to 20-year-lows in early trading Friday as a reaction to the UK’s referendum decision to leave the European Union (EU).

  • novak-roger

    Djokovic, Federer drawn for Wimbledon semi-final clash

    London: Defending champion Novak Djokovic and seven-time winner Roger Federer were today drawn to meet in the semi-finals of this year’s Wimbledon which starts on Monday. World number one Djokovic, who is bidding to take another step closer to the first calendar Grand Slam since 1969, has defeated Federer in the last two finals at the All England Club.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejriwal cites ‘Brexit’, says Delhi statehood referendum soon

    New Delhi: Citing the ‘Brexit‘ referendum, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said the national capital will soon have a referendum on full statehood issue. Last month, the AAP government released a draft bill on full statehood for Delhi and invited suggestions from the public till June 30.

  • Post-Brexit currency volatility may hit India’s exports: FIEO

    New Delhi: Currency volatility post Britain’s decision to exit from the EU may put pressure on India’s exports in the immediate future as both British Pound and Euro will depreciate, giving greater competitiveness to their products, exporters’ body FIEO said today.

  • 10 Bollywood names linked with drugs

    A drug is any substance other than food, that which can be inhaled, injected, smoked or consumed by a person. Consuming any form of drugs is very harmful to human body, but yet people fall prey to such habits either due to socializing, peer pressure, depression or any other reason.

  • wifi

    ‘Free wi-fi’ across East Delhi by December

    New Delhi: Over 500 locations across East Delhi will be made high-speed wi-fi zones by the end of this year allowing access to free internet till a pre-determined limit daily, the Delhi government announced today.

  • ‘Udta Punjab’ nears Rs 50 crore mark

    Mumbai: Abhishek Chaubey’s “Udta Punjab”, which remained in the news for a tiff between the makers and the censor board before its release, has earned Rs 48.50 crore in its opening week.

  • Mirzya

    Aamir Khan praises Harshvardhan, Saiyami for ‘Mirzya’

    Mumbai: Superstar Aamir Khan has praised actors Harshvardhan Kapoor and Saiyami Kher, who are making their debut with filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s upcoming directorial “Mirzya”.

  • Market Crash

    Sensex pares some early losses after initial crash

    Mumbai: After crashing over 1,090 points in early trade on free-fall in global equities following the Britain’s decision to leave the EU, the BSE Sensex recovered slightly to trade about 689 points lower in pre-close session on value-buying in key bluechips.

  • brexit

    Brexit: Bank of England ready with £250 bn to calm markets

    London: Making the first moves to calm the markets following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union (EU), Bank of England Governor Mark Carney on Friday announced that it was ready to provide additional liquidity worth £250 billion and take any other steps needed to ensure market functioning.