Free Press Journal
  • Facebook apologises for disabling Palestinian journalists accounts

    Jerusalem: Facebook has apologised for disabling accounts of several Palestinian journalists and activists, saying “the pages were removed in error and restored as soon as we were able to investigate”.  An anti-Facebook campaign was launched after the social networking giant deleted the accounts of Palestinian journalists and several publications last weekend, TRTWorld reported on Monday.

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    Child trafficking racket busted in Bhopal

    Bhopal : In another shocking incident, a man was booked over the weekend for allegedly exploiting a 10-year-old boy by forcing him into begging.

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    NCP dares PM Modi to act against Pakistan

    Mumbai : The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Monday dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to act against Pakistan from New Delhi and not just speak about doing so from Kozhikode.

  • Denzel Washington to star in ‘The Equalizer 2’

    Los Angeles: Actor Denzel Washington is to star in “The Equalizer 2”, the first sequel of his career. The 61-year-old actor is to reprise his role as Robert McCall in a follow up to the 2014 vigilante thriller – which was based on the 1980s TV series of the same name. The shooting of the project is scheduled to start in September 2017, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

  • India to host first BRICS young scientists conclave

    New Delhi : The Department of Science and Technology (DST), under the BRICS framework, is hosting a five-day event where 50 young scientists and researchers from BRICS countries will meet in Bengaluru from September 26 to 30.

  • Combo therapy against ovarian, breast cancer can overcome drug resistance

    Kolkata: Bolstering the knowhow behind targeted cancer treatment, Indian scientists have offered a new rationale for combination drug therapy for ovarian and breast cancer, which they say can counter drug resistance and reduce side-effects. The insight into molecular mechanisms of how the drug combination works to selectively hunt down cancer cells with minimum effect on healthy cells is “highly relevant” for ongoing clinical trials, the researchers say.

  • PSLV C-35 with 8 satellites lifts off

    Sriharikota, PSLV C-35, carrying India’s SCATSAT-1 meant for ocean and weather studies and seven other satellites including from the US and Canada, today lifted off from the spaceport, here.

  • Modi plays Muslim card, invokes Sangh ideologue

    Kozhikode (Kerala) : Accusing opposition parties for propagating a “distorted definition” of secularism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday invoked Jan Sangh ideologue Deendayal Upadhyaya to say that Muslims should not be treated as mere tools to garner votes nor neglected but should be treated as “own”.

  • ‘Political quota must be abolished’, says Prakash Ambedkar

    Mumbai: Of late, the dominant and influential Maratha community has been taking out silent rallies across the state over making changes in the Atrocities Act and reservation in education and employment.  Prakash Ambedkar, party leader of Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh spoke on why reservation is not the answer for development of the Maratha community and stressed on reviving the cooperative movement which has played a significant role in addressing the concerns of the

  • ‘Rash’ driving claims life of a rickshaw driver at Dahisar

    Mumbai: A 51-year-old auto rickshaw driver was killed in an accident when the auto that he was driving was hit by a bus on the Western Express Highway at Dahisar recently. Police sources said that the victim, Kishore Shigvan, used to drive an auto rickshaw every day and was plying on the highway when the accident took place.

  • Medical aspirants want admission deadline extended

    Mumbai: Citing a mess in seat allotment process, medical aspirants of state are demanding that the September 30 deadline for medical admissions set by the Supreme Court in 2002 be extended by the state’s intervention.