Free Press Journal
  • Beer may be better painkiller than paracetamol: study

    Beer lovers, rejoice! A couple of pints of your favourite drink may be a better pain reliever than paracetamol, new research claims. Researchers from Greenwich University in the UK looked at 18 studies involving more than 400 participants.

  • Maruti, Honda, Toyota kick off new fiscal with a bang

    New Delhi : Automobile majors Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, Toyota and Honda began the new fiscal on a strong note, posting high double-digit growth in their domestic passenger vehicle sales in April.

  • Potato crunch causes chip shortage in Japan

    Japan is currently facing a shortage of potato chips, leading to spiking of prices and emptying of supermarket shelves, officials said. One month into the shortage, a bag of pizza-flavoured potato chips, produced by Japanese firm Calbee, originally priced at 200 yen is being sold for 3,000 yen ($27) on Yahoo Japan’s auction website, Efe news reported. Calbee, which dominates the potato chip market in Japan, had announced in April that it

  • Indore: Guiding talent onto right path, the Instagram way

    Indore: Indore witnessed its first Insta Meet at Hotel Radisson Blu on Sunday. Planned by Instagram community and curated by Aakash Ranison, the meet focused on topics like taking travelling from passion to profession, phone photography and making the best use of Instagram. The ‘invite only’ event was attended by around 100 instagrammers from literary, music, travel, media and other backgrounds.

  • India No. 3 in ICC rankings

    Dubai : India gained five points to move up to 3rd place with South Africa maintaining its pole position in the latest ICC ODI team rankings.

  • Want to be ruthless in approach: Rohit

    Mumbai : After registering their eighth win from 10 games to go atop the Indian Premier League (IPL) table, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Monday said he wants his team to approach each game “ruthlessly”.

  • ‘We’ve been sloppy’

    Hyderabad : Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir blamed his fielders for their 48-run loss to Sunrisers Hyderabad in an IPL encounter.

  • Indore: UP like crackdown on petrol pumps in Pithampur demanded

    Pithampur: As Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) launched a massive crack-down against the petrol pumps for cheating consumers by providing less fuel, many consumers from Pithampur claimed that they had been cheated by petrol pump owners.

  • BCCI recommends Pujara for Arjuna award

    New Delhi : The BCCI has nominated prolific run scorer Cheteshwar Pujara for the prestigious Arjuna award, acknowledging his stupendous show during the last Test season for India.

  • ‘We want to turn Uppal Stadium into Sunrisers’ fortress’

    Hyderabad : There is no bigger advantage like playing at ‘home’ and that’s precisely the reason why Sunrisers captain David Warner wants his team to turn the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Uppal into a virtual ‘fortress’.

  • Indore: Strong women lead to a strong nation says MJ Akbar

    SEHORE: Minister of state for external affairs MJ Akbar reached village panchayat Lohapathar of Icchawar development block of the district on Sunday. He has chosen the village for himself under the PM’s Aadarsh Gram Scheme. Under the scheme, each MP is to select one village in the country for development as an ‘ideal village’.

  • We leaked too many runs: Umesh

    Hyderabad : Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Umesh Yadav blamed his team’s profligate bowling for the four-run loss to Sunrisers Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League match here.

  • Indore: Woman among three arrested by Mhow cops

    Mhow: Mhow police on Monday arrested three persons including a woman in connection with an online forgery of Rs 35.63 lakh. The arrested accused were identified as Nikhil Arora alias Gurjeet Singh alias Praveen Kumar alias Hiren V Sukhwani alias Pranav Kohali, son of Manmohan Singh, a resident of Organic Sutra Old Manali, district Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, Naman Arora, 27, alias Harjeet Singh Sandhu alias Praveen Kumar alias Ritik Malhotra, son of

  • Thinking tank: How thought patterns make you look old

    People shell out an exorbitant amount of money just to look younger. For those who don’t want to spend this much, here’s a tip. What if all that we needed to do was amend our way of thinking?

  • Indore: Sports complex inaugurated at Colonel’s Academy

    Mhow: Adding another feather in its cap, a sports complex with all facilities was inaugurated at the Colonel’s Academy on Monday. Principal Keran Bahadur said it was founder father late Colonel Fateh Jung Bahadur who wanted such a sports facility in the academy.

  • Nadal wins Barcelona Open

    Barcelona : Spanish star Rafael Nadal got the better of Dominic Thiem of Austria in straight sets to win his 10th title at the Barcelona Open tennis tournament here.