Free Press Journal
  • Childhood depression ups risk of adult addictions

    London: Suffering from depression or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in childhood may increase the risk of developing addictions later in life, according to a new study. Based on a large amount of data from previous studies on these participants, the researchers identified a correlation between various psychiatric disorders among children and later risk of developing addictions.

  • Women’s World Cup 2017: Proud of Ekta Bisht, says Mithali Raj

    Derby: Indian women’s team skipper Mithali Raj was full of praise for spinner Ekta Bisht whose five-wicket haul helped the side to thrash arch-rival Pakistan by 95 runs in their third match of the ICC Women’s World Cup at Derby here on Sunday.

  • HCC JV bags Rs 797crore order from Bangalore Metro

    New Delhi: Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) today said its joint venture firm has bagged a contract worth Rs 797 crore from Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation. “Hindustan Construction Company, a lead partner in the joint venture with URC Construction, has been awarded Rs 797.29 crore contract by the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd,” HCC said in a BSE filing.

  • Aid helicopter crash kills 8 after Indonesian volcano erupts

    Jakarta: A rescue helicopter crashed while heading to help evacuate residents near an active volcano on Indonesia’s main island, killing all eight people on board, officials said today. The helicopter crashed about three minutes before arriving at Dieng Plateau, the popular tourist area where the volcanic eruption yesterday injured at least 10 people. The aircraft reportedly hit a cliff on Butak Mountain in the Temanggung district of Central Java province. All eight

  • Aparna Yadav’s NGO given 86% of UP govt for cow welfare grant: RTI

    Lucknow: Nearly 86 percent of the grant sanctioned by the SP government for organisations working for cow welfare in Uttar Pradesh went to an NGO run by the then chief minister Akhilesh Yadav’s sister-in-law Aparna Yadav, an RTI reply has revealed.

  • Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong faces parliament over family feud

    Singapore: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong today rejected claims from his siblings that he abused power and engaged in nepotism as he faced parliament over a family feud that has shocked Singapore. Lee and the two younger children of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s founding leader, have since last month been waging a bitter war of words on social media over their revered father’s legacy, an unprecedented spectacle in a nation long used

  • Wimbledon Flashback: 5 of the greatest matches in the tournament

    The most prestigious and popular tennis tournament, Wimbledon is all set to begin from today. The oldest Grand Slam tournament has come a long way from when it began in 1877. The drama, emotions, agony and royalty of England makes it the most estimable occasion of the year. The player has grown up dreaming of winning this prize and there is no wonder why every tennis player in the world wants this

  • Kerala actress kidnap case: Shocking twist as picture of Dileep with accused Pulsar Suni surfaces

    One of the most talked case these days is the Kerala actress kidnap case. There have been many reports coming about its accused Pulsar Suni and his connections. However, recently, the case has got a new twist as famous Malayalam movie’s superstar Dileep has been linked with prime accused Pulsar Suni, sending shockwaves through the fraternity.

  • Mosques can be built anywhere, but not temple: Subramanian Swamy

    New Delhi: With the Supreme Court set to hear the Ram temple matter today, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday expressed confidence that the decision would be taken in his favour.

  • Ahead of Modi’s historic visit, 15 facts you need to know about Israel

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Israel from July 4 to 6 is termed as historic by many observers, with a potential to elevate the bilateral relationship to a new height. Modi is the first ever Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel. The visit aims at commemorating 25 years of Indo-Israeli diplomatic relationship. Earlier, in October 2015, Pranab Mukherjee became the first ever Indian President to visit the country.

  • Manjula Shetye’s death in Byculla Jail: 10 brutal developments in the case

    40-year-old inmate Manjula Shetye, who died in Byculla Jail, has been in news for quite sometimes now. The news of her death caught media attention after Indrani Mukerjea’s alleged involvement in the riots in the prison. Shocking details are emerging in connection with the death of Byculla prison inmate Shetye. The FIR in this case has revealed that Manjula was assaulted and that even that lathi was inserted in her private parts.

  • Kashmir: Policeman injured in militant attack

    Srinagar: Militants today shot at and critically injured a policeman in Anantnag town of south Kashmir, police said. Constable Ghulam Hassan was shot in the neck by militants from close range at Anantnag bus stand, a police official said. The injured policeman was taken to district hospital Anantnag from where he was referred to 92 Base Hospital of the Army in view of his “critical” condition. Hassan was unarmed at the time

  • KK Venugopal takes over as next Attorney General of India

    New Delhi: Senior lawyer in the Supreme Court of India and constitutional expert K.K. Venugopal on Monday officially took over as the new Attorney General of India, replacing Mukul Rohatgi.