Free Press Journal
  • Giraffes rarer than elephants, put on extinction watch list

    Washington: The giraffe, the tallest land animal, is now at risk of extinction, biologists say. Because the giraffe population has shrunk nearly 40 per cent in just 30 years, scientists put it on the official watch list of threatened and endangered species worldwide, calling it “vulnerable”, according to AP.

  • Why most of us ‘remember’ events that never happened

    London: Repeatedly hearing fake events of the past such as taking a hot air balloon ride, playing a prank on a teacher or creating havoc at a family wedding during childhood, may push people into imagining them and believing that which never happened, researchers say.

  • Mumbai: Fadnavis government to introduce ‘Maha-Wallet’

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday announced that his government is going to push for a cashless economy by introducing mobile e-wallet facility called ‘Maha-wallet’, and will appoint volunteers to educate people on cashless transactions.

  • CMI Limited, the leading specialty cables company, now listed on NSE too

    The shares of CMI Limited, the BSE listed specialty cables manufacturing company have been  listed  for trading on the National Stock Exchange. It will be traded vide ISIN number INE981B01011 & symbol: CMICABLES under Normal Market segment (Rolling Settlement) in compulsory demat form for all investors.

  • Deepika Padukone named sexiest Asian woman

    Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone has been named the sexiest Asian woman in the world for the year 2016. She has dethroned actress Priyanka Chopra, who has won the title four times in the popular list that is annually published by Britain-based Eastern Eye newspaper.

  • Umpire Paul Reiffel off field after being hit on head by ball

    Mumbai: On-field umpire Paul Reiffel was forced to leave the field today for medical attention after being hit on the back of the head by a throw from fielder Bhuvneshwar Kumar in the post lunch session of the fourth Test between India and England here.

  • Now, Mira-Bhayander won’t get water supply on Thursdays

    Residents of Mira-Bhayander will have to stay without water for 24 hours on Thursday to Friday. Since the planning of water supply of the Thane city is going on, the water supply to Mira-Bhayander will be interrupted. Water supply to Shahad Temghar Water Authority (STEM) will be interrupted for 12 hours on Friday, due to this the whole water supply will be disrupted.

  • Shah Rukh Khan’s farm house demolished in Alibaug

    Alibaug: Recently, we read a lot of news about demolition of illegal properties in Mumbai and Thane district. This time around the news is from Alibaug that, Shah Rukh Khan’s farm house situated at Alibaug was demolished by the district administration.

  • Two handed over to CBI for money laundering: ED official

    Kolkata, Two persons were held and later handed over to Central Bureau of Investigation after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) raided about 15 bank branches in the city over suspicions that bank officials were involved in money laundering after demonetisation, an ED official said on Thursday.

  • Hrithik and Yami make a lovely pair in ‘Kaabil Hoon’ song

    Exactly a day after the trailer of ‘Raees’ was released, the makers of Hrithik Roshan and Yami Gautam starrer ‘Kaabil’ released the video of their first single ‘Kaabil Hoon’ song which focuses on the blissful married life of Hrithik and Yami Gautam’s character.

  • Indian scientists hunt down elusive blood-forming stem cells in fruit fly

    Kolkata, Indian researchers have for the first time hunted down the elusive hematopoietic stem cells (that give rise to all other blood cells) in fruit flies. The discovery in fruit fly has far-reaching implications for stem cell-based therapies for humans, they said.