Free Press Journal
  • All ‘Ice’ on you: New planet Iceball discovered

    Washington: Scientists have discovered a new, frozen planet that has the same mass as that of Earth and is located 13,000 light-years away. The finding may help understand the types of planetary systems that exist beyond our own. The planet is likely far too cold to be habitable for life as we know it, however, because its star is so faint, researchers said.

  • Its beer and better!

    Los Angeles: Beer lovers, rejoice! Your favourite drink may become better and healthier, thanks to scientists who have sequenced the complete genome of barley – the key ingredient of beer and single malt Scotch.

  • How Vinegar can save Great Barrier Reef?

    Melbourne: Common household vinegar may help protect Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef by effectively and quickly killing the coral-munching crown-of-thorns starfish, scientists said today.

  • New robotic system can 3D print buildings

    Boston: MIT scientists have designed a new robotic system that can 3D print the basic structure of an entire building, an advance that would make building houses a faster, less expensive process.

  • NASA’s Cassini completes first dive between Saturn’s rings

    Washington: NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has successful executed its historic first-ever dive through the narrow gap between the planet Saturn and its rings, marking the beginning of the ‘Grand Finale’ of the 20-year-long journey.

  • High-flying stocks catch breath, Sensex, Nifty off record

    Mumbai: Stocks took a breather today after three days of a dizzying rally as both the Sensex and the Nifty came down from life highs owing to rush among investors to take profit, sobered by caution in global markets.

  • In Pictures: Vinod Khanna cremated in Mumbai

    Mumbai: The veteran actor Vinod Khanna was on Thursday cremated  at Worli in Mumbai. He was hospitalised at HN Reliance Foundation and Research Centre in Girgaum, Mumbai due to severe dehydration, earlier this month. According to the official statement from the hospital, Vinod Khanna breathed his last at 11.20 am due to advanced bladder carcinoma (bladder cancer).

  • Punjab AAP in-charge Sanjay Singh quits post

    New Delhi: Senior AAP leader Sanjay Singh today resigned as the party’s Punjab in-charge over its drubbing in the state Assembly polls in February.

  • Pay fee or go to Tihar Jail: SC warns Sahara chief Subrata Roy

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday warned Sahara chief Subrata Roy in connection with returning money to the Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (SEBI) investors, saying that if the cheque which was submitted to the apex court was not received by June 19 he will be sent to the Tihar Jail.

  • Katrina Kaif debuts on Instagram, see first pic here

    Mumbai: After debuting on Facebook on her birthday, now Katrina Kaif has opened her Instagram account to connect with her fans. She posted her first picture on it, in which she looks very chilled out near a beach in even as the atmosphere is hot.

  • IPL 2017: Elimination scare for battle-bruised RCB

    Bengaluru : Staring at elimination after an inexplicable batting collapse followed by a wash-out, Royal Challengers Bangalore will be aiming for revival when they clash against out-of-sorts Gujarat Lions in an IPL match here today.

  • Sindhu advances, Jayaram bows out of Badminton Asia Championships

    Wuhan (China): Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu defeated Aya Ohori of Japan to advance into the second round of the Badminton Asia Championships while compatriot Ajay Jayaram bowed out of the tournament going down to Chinese Taipei’s Hsu Jen Hao here on Thursday.