Free Press Journal
  • Baby offered for sale on eBay prompts German probe

    Berlin: German police said they were investigating a refugee couple after their one-month-old baby was put up for sale on the online auction platform eBay for

  • Pak Supreme Court delays Asia Bibi’s blasphemy appeal

    Islamabad: Pakistan Supreme Court postponed the hearing of Christian woman Asia Bibi’s appeal to overturn her death sentence in an infamous 2010 blasphemy case after one of the judges stepped down, reports PTI.

  • BRICS relevant due to Western unilateralism: President Putin

    Moscow: BRICS reflects the member-countries’ commitment to uphold international law when some Western countries are trying to promote unilateral approaches, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, reports IANS.

  • Thailand’s revered king, world’s longest ruling monarch, dies

    Bangkok: Thailand’s revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away, ending a remarkable seven-decade reign as the world’s longest ruling monarch who was considered a demigod and seen as a unifying force in the deeply polarised country. He was 88. The king passed away at 3.52 pm (local time) at the Siriraj hospital “peacefully”, the palace said in a statement.

  • Parents using Smartphone around young children may be causing internal tension: study

    New Delhi: As smartphones and tablets blur lines between work, home and social lives, parents are grappling to balance it all, a new study suggests. Parents’ use of mobile technology around young children may be causing internal tension, conflicts and negative interactions with their kids, suggests the qualitative study in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics.

  • Pokemon Go extends life by 41 days: study

    Los Angeles: Playing Pokemon Go regularly may add an extra 41 days to your life, a new study has claimed, despite concerns that the popular augmented reality game could be a health hazard, reports PTI.

  • Donald Trump lawyers demand NYT retract sexual harassment story

    Washington: Donald Trump has sent a legal notice to The New York Times asking it to retract a “reckless” and “defamatory” story in which two women claimed the Republican presidential nominee touched them inappropriately, reports PTI.

  • Soft robots that mimic human muscles may aid stroke patients

    Geneva: Scientists, including one of Indian origin, are developing soft, flexible robots that behave like human muscles and may help people with movement impairments, such stroke victims, says PTI. The robots developed by researchers at EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne) in Switzerland are made of low-cost materials and may easily be produced in large scale.

  • “If you have jumped in, swim!” says Shekhar

    A die-hard romantic, the dishy Shekhar, one half of the famous Vishal-Shekhar combination, has a curious remedy to ensure a smooth marriage! Nichola Pais tunes in…

  • Food contamination can be checked by turning off lights

    Washington: Purdue University researchers have engineered a new detection method that would enable them to traces E. coli (bacteria) contamination in food by turning off the lights to see if the bacteria glow in the dark, says ANI.

  • Plans for first nation state in space unveiled

    London: In a move aimed at fostering peace, opening up access to space technologies and offering protection for citizens of planet Earth, a team of scientists and legal experts unveiled proposals for the “first nation state in space”, media reported, says IANS.

  • Pakistan off to a solid start

    Dubai : Openers Azhar Ali and Sami Aslam gave Pakistan a solid start against West Indies on the opening day of the day-night Test in Dubai on Thursday.


    Warner hits 173, Proteas still clinch victory

  • Fever hits Suresh Raina

    Mumbai : Indian middle-order batsman Suresh Raina has been ruled out of the first ODI of the five-match series against New Zealand due to viral fever.