Free Press Journal
  • Sea of Humanity! Strangers form human chain on Florida beach, rescue drowning family

    On Saturday, nine beachgoers, which included two children and an elderly woman got trapped in the current at Panama City Beach in Florida. Apparently, the family got stuck in a rip current, but the luck was on their side as crowd of strangers linked together to form a human chain to bring them back.

  • Shastri, Zaheer, Dravid: Can the trio take Indian cricket forward?

    In good news for the Indian cricket fans, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) finally appointed Ravi Shastri as the head coach of Indian team till 2019 World Cup. The board also signed former Indian speedster Zaheer Khan as bowling mentor and former Indian captain Rahul Dravid as batting consultant for overseas tours. This comes on the back of Anil Kumble’s resignation as head coach, citing differences with captain Virat Kohli.

  • Donald Trump lauds sons’s ‘transparency’ on release of emails

    Washington, US President Donald Trump has lauded his son’s “transparency” who is in the eye of the storm after releasing emails of his communications with a Russian source who wanted to pass on ‘damaging information’ about election rival Hillary Clinton. Donald Trump Jr, the eldest son of US President Donald Trump, had yesterday released a chain of emails showing a Russian source offering the Trump campaign “sensitive information” about White House rival Hillary Clinton

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    Immune system may help in neutralising body from HIV-1 virus

    Washington D.C: According to a new study, researchers have discovered a process protecting the body from autoimmune disease appears to prevent it from creating antibodies that can neutralize the HIV-1 virus, a finding that could possibly help lead to a vaccine that stimulates production of these antibodies.

  • Mumbai: Cut-off percentage drops in first FYJC merit list thanks to minority quota

    Mumbai: After long hours of waiting, students were in for a surprise as the first merit list for FYJC (First Year Junior College) admissions witnessed a dip in the cut off percentage. This three to four per cent fall has come into play despite a large number of students of all the three boards scoring high marks this year.

  • Wipro shuts down lighting manufacturing unit at Mysuru

    Bengaluru: Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting said it has shut down its lighting manufacturing unit at Mysuru due to a sharp decline in the demand for CFL products and increasing preference for LED products.

  • Congress to Centre: Stop giving lip service to Arunachal Pradesh

    Itanagar : The opposition Congress Party in Arunachal Pradesh has accused the Centre of giving “lip service” to the state in spite of knowing that it has been ravaged by floods. In a statement issued here, the president of the Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee, Takam Sanjoy, described the situation in the hilly state as very tragic and unfortunate.

  • Opposition instigates people, but we’ll convert crisis into opportunity: Chandrababu Naidu

    Amravati: Criticising the opposition in the Andhra Pradesh State Assembly for instigating, inciting and encouraging their supporters to be disruptive, Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu has said that each and every crisis created by the latter will be converted into an opportunity by his government for the general public.

  • India to take on mighty Aussies in Women’s World Cup

    Bristol : After getting their four-match unbeaten streak to a halt, the Indian eves will now look to take a step closer towards securing a semi-final berth when they take on Australia in their Women’s World Cup encounter at the County Ground, Bristol on Wednesday.

  • China to downsize army to under a million in biggest troop cut

    Beijing: China will downsize its 2.3 million-strong military, the world’s largest, to under one million in the biggest troop reduction in its history as part of a restructuring process, an official Chinese daily said. The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) will increase the numbers of other services, including navy and missile forces, the PLA Daily, the official newspaper of the Chinese military, reported.

  • Terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims ‘reprehensible’: US

    Washington: The Trump administration has expressed concern over the “reprehensible” terrorist attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Kashmir that killed seven persons. Several US lawmakers also condemned the dastardly act. Seven Amarnath pilgrims were killed and 19 others were injured in a terrorist attack in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday night.

  • Indian-American doctor couple killed in plane crash in US

    Houston: In a tragic incident, an Indian- origin psychiatrist couple was killed when their private plane crashed in the US state of Ohio, police officials said today. Umamaheswara Kalapatapu, 63, and his wife Sitha-Gita Kalapatapu, 61, both of Logansport, were killed in the crash, according to a media release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol.