Free Press Journal
  • Exercise can counter harmful effects of alcohol

    Melbourne: If alcohol is a part of your weekly routine, exercising at even moderate levels may prevent some of the harmful effects of drinking – such as cancer and death, a first-of-its-kind study has found, according PTI.

  • 8 things you need to know about the new Apple iPhone 7 and 7 plus.

    The all new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus were unveiled in California on 7th September at Apple’s annual September launch and the wait was finally over for the iFans. However the new devices will be launched in India on 7th of October. Like every other Apple launch event, some of the announcements were new, while some weren’t.

  • How to design a best-selling car according to science

    New York: How a car looks can go a long way in determine how much it sells and researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have now found what design elements prime a car’s popularity.

  • Online shopping: Spend a day, not month in searching

    London: Before buying a product, consumers are often likely to search and review online hundreds of available items in any category for up to a month, according to IANS. However, what they purchase tends to be remarkably close to the items they searched and found in their very first search, says a study.

  • Mexican finance minister resigns amid Trump scandal

    Mexico City: Mexico’s finance minister Luis Videgaray has resigned following Donald Trump’s controversial visit to the country, with the US Republican presidential candidate boasting it showed his trip had been a success.

  • China to probe airlines’ racial remarks on travel guide

    Beijing: China today asked its flag-carrier Air China to investigate the racial comments found in its in-house magazine advising London visitors to take ‘precautions’ when entering areas populated by “Indians, Pakistanis and black people”.

  • Protection against order of JNU authority to continue: High Court

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court today said the protection granted to some students, including Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, against JNU’s order holding them guilty of indiscipline in connection with a controversial February 9 event, would continue till September 28.

  • President Mukherjee signs GST bill

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday signed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, paving the way for it to become law.

  • Expedite probe in Bulandshahr highway gangrape case, SC tells CBI

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to continue with its investigation into the gangrape of a minor girl and her mother on the national highway in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr and complete it expeditiously.

  • BSF recovers 26 kg heroin, pistol in Punjab

    Chandigarh: The Border Security Force (BSF), in two separate incidents, has recovered 26 kg of heroin along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab’s Amritsar sector, a senior official said on Thursday.

  • India-New Zealand third ODI at Delhi postponed

    New Delhi: The third One-Day International (ODI) between India and New Zealand, scheduled to be held on October 19 at the Ferozeshah Kotla stadium here, was on Thursday postponed by a day due to the Karva Chauth festival.

  • Kejriwal woos farmers on eventful day 1 of Punjab visit

    Ludhiana, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today wooed farmers by promising sops like loan and interest waiver as he started his four-day visit to boost AAP’s poll campaign in Punjab and vowed to stay put in the state until the ruling Badals are “sent to jail”.

  • Kanhaiya faces demonstration by BJP workers

    Kolkata: All India Students Federation (AISF) leader Kanhaiya Kumar today faced a demonstration staged by the BJP workers here as he was entering the venue of a mass convention where he was one of the speakers.

  • GST will unleash significant economic activity: Obama

    Vientiane (Laos): US President Barack Obama on Thursday expressed confidence that the Goods and Services Tax (GST), passed by the Indian parliament last month, will unleash significant economic activity.

  • Sidhu launches new political front

    Chandigarh, Sep 8 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday formally announced a new political front ‘Awaaz-e-Punjab’ saying that his fight was against the system and the leaders who had “ruined” Punjab.

  • Panwar sentenced to death in Preeti Rathi acid attack case

    Mumbai: A special women’s court here today awarded capital punishment to 26-year-old Ankur Lal Panwar in the  2013 acid attack case on nurse Preeti Rathi, who died of multiple organ failure after suffering deep internal injuries.