Free Press Journal
  • Talgo Train

    Talgo completes third Delhi-Mumbai trial

    Mumbai: The much-awaited Spanish-made Talgo high-speed train reached the Mumbai Central Terminus from New Delhi on its third and final trial run, an official said on Tuesday.

  • BJP delegation to meet Bulandshahr gang-rape victims

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Keshav Maurya will lead a delegation of state party leaders meet victims of the Bulandshahr gang-rape and their family.

  • ganga

    RTI revelation: Rs 2,958 crore spent on Ganga ‘clean-up’ without visible results

    Lucknow: It is not just the opposition which is out to target Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s emotive connect with the river Ganga. Statistics show that very little has been done in the past two years of BJP rule — in spite of spending Rs 2,958 crore of the Rs 3,703 crore allocated — to improve the condition of the holy river.

  • US Ambassador Richard R Verma visits Mumbai hospital

    Mumbai: US Ambassador to India Richard R Verma paid a visit to Sai Hospital in Dharavi slum here where a US aid agency supporting a programme to test and diagnose HIV in patients suffering from tuberculosis (TB).

  • PM-modi

    Modi to launch ’70 Saal Azadi-Jara Yaad Karo Kurbani’

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on August 9 launch a programme called ’70 Saal Azadi — Zara Yaad Karo Kurbani’ (70 years of independence: Do recall the sacrifices). “The campaign is aimed at developing a feeling in every person that nation is first and individual is secondary,” Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu told reporters here after a meeting of the BJP parliamentary party.

  • Maha: Alert sounded in 78 villages as 2 reservoirs overflow

    Thane (Maha): Seventy-eight villages in Thane and Palghar districts of Maharashtra have been put on alert after two reservoirs supplying water to Mumbai have started overflowing, officials said today.

  • Saved 8-10 elephants by killing 2, says Bengal forest dept

    Kolkata: Under fire for hunting down two rogue elephants in the last month, West Bengal forest department has defended itself by saying they have saved not only human lives but also 8-10 jumbos.

  • Sonia launches Congress poll campaign in UP

    Varanasi: Taking the battle to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s turf, Congress President Sonia Gandhi today launched her party’s campaign for the 2017 UP Assembly elections in the constituency.

  • apps

    After android, 9Apps to cater shopaholics with its new venture

    New Delhi : Leading android marketplace 9Apps has announced its foray into the lucrative e-commerce space in India, which will now offer multiple new features on its app for shopaholics, along with its existing role as India’s leading provider of android apps and games.

  • Vaccine-injection

    Swaying immune system to pave way for better vaccines

    Washington D.C: A team of researchers has opened a door to influencing the immune system, which would be useful to boost the effectiveness of vaccines or to counter autoimmune diseases such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) research focused on a molecule called microRNA-155 (miR-155), a key player in the immune system’s production of disease-fighting antibodies.

  • Humans yet to evolve when it comes to life

    New York: We are still premature when it comes to life in space and life on other planets could be billions of years older than ours, researchers say.

  • Newly-wed-woman

    Husband, in-laws booked for harassing newly-wed woman

    Thane: Five members of a family from Mira road here have been booked on charges of torturing a 25-year-old woman and attempting to abort her child, police said today. Police Officer S B Bhosle of Naya Nagar police station said, that the woman in her complaint yesterday, said since her marriage in January this year, she was being harassed by her husband and in-laws constantly on petty issues.