Free Press Journal
  • World’s 1st rollable touch tablet created

    Toronto : In a first, scientists have developed a rollable touch-screen tablet — taking inspiration from ancient scrolls to create a modern-day device.

  • Mohammed Siraj grabs eight to dismiss Aus A for 243

    Bengaluru : Mohammed Siraj produced career-best figures of eight for 59 as India ‘A’ dismissed Australia ‘A’ for 243 despite a fine hundred from Usman Khawaja. The Hyderabad pacer triggered a dramatic collapse with four wickets in a spell, after Australia ‘A’ lost their first wicket on 78.

  • TN Min’s father denies accepting son’s bribe taking reports

    CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijayabaskar’s father R Chinnathambi has refuted reports of having admitted to the Income Tax (I-T) department of his son’s involvement in bribe taking in exchange of jobs.

  • Pak model ‘hangs self’ at home

    Lahore: A Pakistani model has been found dead under mysterious circumstances at her residence in Lahore.

  • Abhimanyu Gandhi, Manan Shah to clash in snooker final

    Mumbai : Abhimanyu Gandhi of Otters Club enjoyed a good roll of the balls and produced a couple of substantial breaks to charge past Pankaj Basantani of Ulhasnagar by four frames to two in the best-of-7-frame semi-final match of the Khar Gymkhana Open Handicap Snooker Tournament at the Khar Gymkhana billiards room.

  • Ariana Grande’s mini dress angers people

    Detroit: Singer Ariana Grande, who performed at the funeral of late legendary singer Aretha Franklin, faced criticism from twitteratis for wearing short dress at the funeral.

  • SC admits plea challenging setting up of Sharia courts

    NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has agreed to consider a fresh plea of a Muslim woman seeking to declare as unconstitutional the setting up of Sharia courts to decide marriage, divorce and other cases. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud asked petitioner Zikra to file an application to intervene as a party in a batch of pleas challenging the practice of polygamy and ‘nikah

  • United Way Mumbai to commemorate Rashtriya Poshan Maah

    Project Poshan is United Way Mumbai’s (UWM) campaign that focuses on fighting malnutrition. As part of the campaign UWM will be commemorating Rashtriya Poshan Maah (National Nutrition Month), which is part of Government of India’s POSHAN Abhiyaan (the Prime Minister’s scheme for holistic promotion of nutrition).  National Nutrition Week is celebrated every year from 1st to 7th September. However, this year, the Government of India has called for a month long commemoration,

  • Contestant to wear hijab in Miss England finals

    London: A 20-year-old Muslim woman is set to become the first to wear a hijab in the Miss England finals, a media report said on Sunday. Sara Iftekhar will walk on the ramp in the headscarf this week, hoping to get the crown.

  • Woman dies of rat fever in flood-ravaged Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram  : A woman on Sunday became the latest victim of leptospirosis in the flood-battered Kerala, taking the death toll due to the rat fever outbreak to 15 even as Health Minister K.K. Shailaja assured that there was no need to panic.

  • Sea may submerge Bangkok in 10 yrs

    Bangkok : As Bangkok prepares to host climate-change talks, the sprawling city of more than 10 million is itself under siege from the environment, with dire forecasts warning it could be partially submerged in just over a decade.

  • Congress must protect interests of party workers to win in 2019: Tewari

    Ludhiana : Citing Congress’ comprehensive win in the Punjab Assembly polls, former Union Minister Manish Tewari Sunday said the rights and interests of the party workers must be protected to ensure victory in the 2019 general elections.

  • Sitharaman becomes 1st Defence Minister to visit Balbir Forward Post

    Srinagar : Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, along with Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, on Sunday visited the Balbir Forward Post in Jammu and Kashmir and met troops of the 28th Infantry Division. She became the first Defence Minister ever to visit the post, reports ANI.