Free Press Journal
  • 2,600 year-old palace found under damaged Mosul shrine

    London: The archaeologists who are assessing the damage caused by Islamic State (IS) terrorists to the tomb of the prophet of Jonah have found a palace which dates back to 600BC, a media report said. The previously untouched palace buried under the ruins of the Nebi Yunus shrine – containing what Muslims and Christians believe to be the tomb of Jonah – was destroyed by IS terrorists in July 2014.

  • Neanderthals self-medicated with plants

    Melbourne: Neanderthals had a good knowledge about the medicinal properties of plants and used primitive versions of aspirin and penicillin to treat themselves about 40,000 years ago, say scientists who studied the oldest dental plaque from our nearest extinct relative.

  • Molecule that turn carbon dioxide into a fuel source

    Washington: Scientists have developed a molecule that uses light or electricity to efficiently convert the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide into a carbon-neutral fuel source. The molecule employs a nanographene complex to absorb light and drive the conversion of carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide, researchers said.

  • Why did Rajnath Singh not name ISIS for MP blast?

    New Delhi: Is the Islamic State behind the Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train blast in Madhya Pradesh? While the Madhya Pradesh police was quick to link the arrested suspects with the terror group, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in a statement in Lok Sabha on Thursday avoided any direct mention of the group.

  • Sri Lanka to release 85 fishermen

    New Delhi: All 85 fishermen, who are in custody of the Sri Lankan Government, would be released soon, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday.

  • India’s capital market a ‘great story’, says Harvard professor

    New Delhi: Indian capital market’s growth and the vital role played by regulator Sebi is a “great story” for the developed world to learn from, Harvard Business School professor Suraj Srinivasan has said. Srinivasan, who has done a case study on the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), said the country’s capital market is deep with potential to grow further.

  • 3 students die of suspected food poisoning in Tumakuru dist   

    Tumakuru (KTK): Three students died of suspected food poisoning at a private residential school in the district early today, police said. The children studying at Vidhyavaridhi International Boarding school in Huliyaru took ill after ingesting food served for dinner yesterday and were taken to government hospital, where they were declared brought dead, they said.

  • Holi 2017: Widows shun taboo, play Holi in Vrindavan

    Mathura: Shunning age-old taboo, widows from Varanasi and Vrindavan played Holi on the premises of the 400-year-old Gopinath Temple today. Clad in white saree, a large number of widows gathered at one of the oldest Krishna temples in the crowded Gopinath Bazaar in Vrindavan braving the morning chill and splashed colours on each other.

  • India pulls up Pak for illegally occuping territory at UNHRC

    Geneva: In a strong-worded statement, India has asserted that Pakistan continues to illegally occupy a part of their territory, referring to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, at the 34th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, Switzerland.

  • Holi

    Holi 2017: How Holi is celebrated in different states around India!

    It’s the time of the year again when Big B’s powerful voice starts crooning the ever-green ‘O rang barse bheege, chunar waali rang barse’ in every corner of the city. Holi is when colours and gulaal is everywhere in the air and when every second person paint your face with different colours screaming, ‘Bura na mano, holi hai..!’. But this is not the only way Holi is celebrated throughout India. Our country is the

  • For the third time Jawan dies under ‘suspicious circumstances’ in Poonch

    Poonch (Jammu): The bullet-riddled body of an armyman was found in Draba belt of the district today with police saying the jawan died under “suspicious circumstances”. It is third instance of a jawan dying with bullet injuries in the past 13 days. Police have said that earlier two were cases of suicide.

  • World’s heaviest woman undergoes surgery for obesity in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Eman Ahmed, the world’s heaviest woman with a weight of 500 kg, has undergone a surgery at a hospital here after she was flown from Egypt for treatment last month. A team of doctors at Saifee hospital performed a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy on Eman on March 7, the hospital said in statement today.

  • 3 hijab wearing women sarpanches stopped from meeting PM Modi at Gandhinagar

    New Delhi: E T Mohammed Basheer, an Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) member, today claimed in Lok Sabha that three women village heads (sarpanch) from Kerala were allegedly stopped from attending Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s event at Gandhinagar for wearing hijab (veil).

  • Adaa Khan’s appreciation galore!

    Television actress Adaa Khan who is currently seen in Naagin 2 as Shesha/Ruchika is gettnig very good feedback for her performance. She says, “People are loving my track and lot of fans visit set too”.