Free Press Journal
  • Stem cells to help treat early ageing

    New Delhi : Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS) is an extremely rare genetic condition that causes premature and accelerated aging. Recently, researchers have been able to generate induced pluripotent stem cells from patients with HGPS to better understand the mechanisms of ageing and look for new treatments. HGPS primarily affects vascular cells, which undergo biomechanical strains in blood vessels.

  • Advantage Oz, but India not far behind

    Bengaluru : Australian batsmen showed commendable application to claim the upper-hand against India with a vital 48-run first innings lead after reaching 237 for six on an engaging second day of the second cricket Test here.

  • Never seen two Oz spinners put so much pressure: Ganguly

    Kolkata : Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Sunday praised the Australian bowlers, saying that he has never witnessed two spinners wreaking such havoc against Indian batsmen as Nathan Lyon and Steve O’Keefe.

  • Renshaw laughs off ‘toilet’ sledge

    Bengaluru : Young Australian opener Matt Renshaw has belied his age with the way he has batted so far on the tour of India and on Sunday, he was equally impressive in negotiating the constant sledging from Virat Kohli.

  • Mumbai: Suicide abetment case can’t be quashed on settlement ground

    Mumbai: The cases of abetment of suicide cannot be quashed merely on the ground of settlement between the parties involved, the Bombay High Court has said. A division bench of Justices A S Oka and Anuja Prabhudessai made this observation on Friday while dismissing a petition filed by city resident Mohammad Asgar Choudhary.

  • Mumbai: FIR filed against builder for forging maps, no arrests

    Mira-Bhayandar: More than three years after a Mira Road-based developer and his architect managed to secure permissions for their building project in the Navghar area of Bhayandar (east), both are now under the scanner of investigations for their alleged involvement in tampering and submitting forged maps to the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC).

  • Nothing wrong with Indian batting line-up: Pujara

    Bengaluru : Indian batsmen have been outwitted by Australian spinners in the ongoing Test series but Cheteshwar Pujara today insisted that there is “nothing wrong” with their batting line-up.

  • Will there be a place for Leander Paes in the team?

    New Delhi : Senior Pro Leander Paes’ place in Indian Davis Cup team will be up for discussion when the AITA Selection Committee meets today to pick the squad for the upcoming Asia/Oceania Zone tie against Uzbekistan.

  • Finmin gives in-principle nod to ESOPs by PSU banks

    New Delhi : Finance Ministry has agreed in-principle to allow public sector banks to offer stock options to their employees from next fiscal — a move aimed at retaining experienced hands with better incentives.

  • BSE hikes annual fee for listed firms for FY18

    Mumbai : Leading stock exchange BSE has hiked its annual fee for companies listed on its platform from the next fiscal beginning April 1.

  • SEBI needs to be tough but not disruptive: former chief Sinha

    New Delhi:  The capital markets regulator SEBI can be unpleasant to the extent that it creates confidence but it must send across a message that nobody can go unpunished, its former chief U K Sinha has said.

  • Two IPOs headed for markets this week, eye `2,300 crore

    New Delhi: Radio City FM channel operator Music Broadcast Ltd and Avenue Supermarts that runs supermarket retail chain D-Mart will come out with their initial public offerings this week to raise about Rs 2,300 crore.

  • The case for ELSS Funds: Get Paid to Save Tax

    We are in the last month of the fiscal year – which means it is the last month for any tax saving to be undertaken for FY 16-17.