Free Press Journal
  • Rose Valley scam: MP Babul Supriyo to file defamation suit against, TMC MPs

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker Babul Supriyo on Thursday said civil and criminal defamation suit would be filed against Trinamool Congress (TMC) members Tapas Paul, his wife Nandini Paul and Saugata Roy, for dragging his name into the Rose Valley chit fund scam.

  • Pak fully geared to respond to any Indian aggression: Gen Bajwa

    Islamabad: In a fresh rhetoric, Pakistan Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa today said his forces are fully geared to respond to “any aggression” by India as he rejected claims that India carried out “surgical strikes” on Pakistan.

  • Polls: Goa CEO warns casinos against turning money conduits

    Panaji: Election Commission today asked casino operators in Goa to not let themselves used by political parties or candidates for parking or distributing money in view of Assembly polls, scheduled on February 4.

  • 3D antibody arrays could help diagnose malaria, TB

    Boston: MIT engineers have developed three-dimensional arrays of antibodies that could be used as sensors to diagnose diseases such as malaria or tuberculosis. The sensors, which contain up to 100 stacked layers of antibodies, offer much more sensitivity than existing antibody-based sensors, which have only a single layer of antibodies, says PTI.

  • GM malaria vaccine found effective, safe

    Washington: A potent malaria vaccine made from genetically modified parasites has been found to be highly effective and safe for use, according to early results of its first human trial, says PTI.

  • China creating new map of Moon

    Beijing: Chinese scientists are drawing a 1:2.5 million scale geological map of the Moon as China plans to become the first country in the world to explore dark side of the lunar surface to showcase its space prowess, reports PTI.

  • World saw longest coral bleaching in past two years

    The world witnessed the longest global coral bleaching event ever recorded between 2014 and 2016, which killed corals on an unprecedented scale, according to new global study which found that reefs in India will have at least 25 more years before annual bleaching occurs, reports PTI.

  • “I seem to be an incurable optimist!” says Kabir Bedi

    If he was utterly groovy in the Sizzling Seventies, he’s cooler still decades later. A peek into the mind of Kabir Bedi, as he discusses movies and momentous occasions with Nichola Pais…

  • “Swami is the most disgusting person on this planet,” says Rohan Mehra’s father

    Ever since Bigg Boss 10 went on air, Swami Om has managed to make headlines for his behaviour and he continues to do so. He has left no stone unturned to gain publicity, both positive and negative. From peeing in the kitchen to stripping down in the garden, Swami has managed to do it all on national TV.

  • Won’t be tough to direct Salman Khan: Remo D’Souza

    Choreographer-director Remo D’Souza is looking forward to team up with Salman Khan for an upcoming movie, and he doesn’t think it would be difficult to work with the superstar.

  • Kapil Sharma keeps Aditya, Shraddha waiting

    We’ve heard many times how actors turn up late for shoots or press conferences and make the media or the whole film crew waiting for hours. In a rare case, our Bollywood actors were kept waiting by comedian Kapil Sharma for a five full hours.

  • My roles are commensurate with my age: Big B

    Amitabh Bachchan came to be known as Bollywood’s “Angry young man” and gradually worked his way to be tagged its “Shahenshah”. After years of stepping into different characters, India’s cinematic legend says his evolving on-screen persona is a reflection of the change in roles offered to him in sync with his age.

  • What we buy may put species at extinction risk: study

    London: Things we buy – from smartphones, cars to furnitures – puts endangered species at risk, say scientists who developed a technique that helps identify threats to wildlife caused by the global supply chains which fuel our consumption.

  • 2016 may be warmest year on record: study

    Washington: The year 2016 was warmest in the 38-year satellite temperature record, edging out 1998 by a mere 0.02 degrees Celsius.

  • ‘Internet of Things’ helping shoppers at Mumbai’s Dharavi

    London: Researchers, including those from India, have used ‘Internet of Things’ technology to connect shops at Mumbai’s Dharavi – one of the largest slums in the world – in order to give buyers an enhanced shopping experience and help them make an informed choice.

  • Prithvi Shaw’s debut ton leads Mumbai into Ranji Trophy final

    Rajkot: Riding on debutant Prithvi Shaw’s brilliant century, defending champions Mumbai cruised into the final of the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy after defeating Tamil Nadu by six wickets in the semi-final here on Thursday.