Free Press Journal
  • Shruti Haasan believes in old school romance

    Mumbai: Actress Shruti Haasan says she strongly believes in the charm of the old-world romance, something which today’s internet-savvy generation is missing.

  • CJI slams Centre for delaying transfer of High Court judges

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today questioned the Centre as why judges and chief justices of high courts are not being transfered despite the recommendations of the collegium and asked it to file a status report on such pending transfers with detailed reasons in two weeks.

  • Demonetisation: Bank union seeks overtime for extra working hrs

    New Delhi: Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised bank employees for the hard work done during the demonetisation period, a bank union has demanded overtime for the extra hours put in by staff during the 50-day window that ended on December 30.

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    How our memories become permanent

    London: Scientists have for the first time identified a mechanism that regulates rhythmic brain waves that play a key role in making our memories permanent.

  • Haj application process goes digital, mobile app launched

    Mumbai: Giving a digital push to the Haj application process for the first time, Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi here today launched a mobile application which will provide information and facilitate e-payments for the pilgrimage.

  • Depression, anxiety may up risk of long-term opioid use

    New York: Pre-existing depression or anxiety disorders and the use of psychoactive drugs may increase an individual’s risk of long-term use of opioid pain medication, a study has found.

  • See normalcy in banking system by February-end: SBI Chairperson

    Mumbai: After a New Year gift of 0.9 percentage point cut in lending rates, State Bank of India (SBI) Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya on Monday said she saw normalcy return to the banking system by end-February or March, with uptake in credit growth.

  • UP has to change for India to progress, says PM Narendra Modi

    Lucknow: Accusing the Samajwadi Party and BSP of doing politics at the cost of development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged the people of Uttar Pradesh to vote for the BJP to change the state’s fortunes.

  • Baghdad suicide car bomb blast kills 32: police

    Baghdad: A suicide car bomb attack in a densely-populated neighbourhood of Baghdad today killed at least 32 people and left dozens wounded, police and hospital officials said.

  • Lok Sabha deputy speaker Thambidurai appeals to Sasikala to become CM

    Chennai: Senior AIADMK leader M Thambidurai today appealed to the newly appointed party general secretary V K Sasikala to become Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, saying the leadership in both the party and governance should be with the same person.

  • Deepika Padukone proud to represent India in Hollywood

    Mumbai: With her maiden Hollywood film “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage” up for release, Deepika Padukone feels both excited and nervous while being proud that she is representing the country abroad.

  • IS claims Istanbul attack, manhunt for attacker continues

    Ankara: The Islamic State (IS) terror group on Monday claimed responsibility for the New Year attack on a Turkish nightclub that killed 39 people, while a manhunt for the lone gunman continues.

  • Posters on Fadnavis’ comments evoke BJP ire

    Mumbai: Ahead of the crucial BMC elections due next month, posters in Mumbai about Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ comments on city’s development have prompted BJP to react sharply.