Free Press Journal
  • Mars had rings in the past

    Washington: Mars could once have had rings, and the red planet may regain them again, according to a new study. A new model developed by scientists at Purdue University in the US suggests that debris that was pushed into space from an asteroid slamming into Mars around 4.3 billion years ago alternates between becoming a planetary ring and clumping together to form a moon.

  • Man tweets UP CM seeking justice in molestation case, gets prompt result

    Kanpur: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered a swift and proper action against the accused of a molestation case after the victims’ family member tweeted him seeking justice. The incident took place on Holi when some local youths, in an inebriated state, barged into a house in Kalyanpur area here and started molesting a woman and her daughter. When the woman’s husband protested, the perpetrators started hitting him, police said

  • Indian-origin doctor reconstructs jaw using 3D printer in UK

    London: An Indian-origin surgeon in the UK, with the help of a 3D printer, has successfully reconstructed a 53-year-old cancer patient’s jaw using bone from one of his legs. Dr Daya Gahir of Royal Stoke University Hospital in West Midlands region of England specialises in facial, head and neck surgery and conducts as many as 40 reconstructions a year.

  • Zakir Naik rebuffs NIA summons for anti terror activity

    New Delhi: Founder of Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) Zakir Naik declined to be present at the National Investigation Authority (NIA) Headquarter in connection with a case filed against him under an anti-terror law. The development came after NIA issued a notice asking Naik to appear at the NIA Headquarter.

  • Singer Papon invites Amitabh Bachchan to Assam

    Mumbai: Assamese singer Papon, who has sung a song on the Brahmaputra river with Amitabh Bachchan, has invited the Bollywood megastar to visit Assam soon.

  • Emami invests Rs.350cr with Sheth to develop luxury residential project

    Mumbai: Emami Group has partnered with Sheth Corp and agreed to invest Rs 350 crore to develop a luxury residential project ‘Montana’ in suburban Mulund here. Emami Group’s realty arm Emami Infrastructure and Sheth Corp have formed a limited liability partnership (LLP) for this project. Spread over 7 acres, the project comprises of four towers and will house apartments of 2, 3, 4 and 5 BHK configurations.

  • Damani joins India’s richest-20 club post D-Marts stellar performance

    New Delhi: Radhakishan Damani, the founder of Avenue Supermarts and a low-profile investor, has made his way into India’s richest 20 club with a blockbuster listing of his company that runs D-Mart retail chain. With the listing at a premium of over 114 per cent, the shares controlled by 61-year-old Damani, including through his family members and investment firms, are now worth a stellar USD 5.1 billion.

  • RBI signs MoU with Central Bank of Nigeria for exchange of information

    New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday announced its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on “Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information” with the Central Bank of Nigeri .The apex bank signed an MoU with Central Bank of Nigeria under the presence of Godwin Emefiele, Governor on behalf of Central Bank of Nigeria and Dr Urjit R Patel, Governor Reserve Bank of India.

  • Big B takes a dig at Australian media for comparing Virat to Trump

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has slammed Australian media for comparing Indian skipper Virat Kohli to US President Donald Trump. The Daily Telegraph on Tuesday had compared Kohli to Trump, saying “Kohli has become the Donald Trump of world sport”.

  • 4870 Indians return from Saudi after job-related issues: Govt

    New Delhi: As many as 4,870 Indian workers have returned from Saudi Arabia after facing job-related difficulties, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Replying to a written question, Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh said presently, a section of Indian workers facing difficulties in two major Saudi companies — Saudi Oger and the Saad Group — are being brought back to India in cooperation with the Saudi authorities.

  • 7 things about newly launched scheme ‘Vikalp’ from Indian railway

    Suresh Prabhu has gifted a ‘Vikalp’ option to the passengers who are travelling from Indian railways; from 1st April vikalp and alternative will be live for passengers. Under this scheme, the wait-listed passengers will get an option of selecting alternative train on the same route. Tested for six months in six sectors, Vikalp will be available in the e-ticket format booking initially. Apart from providing an alternative accommodation, Railways is also looking

  • Salman has always stood by me as friend: Raveena Tandon

    Mumbai: Actress Raveena Tandon says superstar Salman Khan — opposite whom she made her film debut with the 1991 entertainer “Patthar Ke Phool” — has always stood by her in times of need when others turned their back. During an appearance on Zee Classic’s “My Life My Story”, Raveena spoke about her equation with Salman, read a statement.

  • ‘Pakistan to blame for violence in Afghanistan’

    Washington: Afghanistan’s Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani has accused Pakistan of supporting terrorist organisations and praised India for being helpful in the development of his country.