Free Press Journal
  • Five dead in US shooting, police seeking suspects: reports

    Washington: A shooting at a party in the town of Wilkinsburg in the US state of Pennsylvania has left five people dead, and at least two suspects are on the loose, local
    media reported today. Local broadcaster WPXI, citing police, said four of the victims died at the scene, and four were wounded, one of whom died in hospital.

  • Man fired for farting too much in office

    New York : A 70-year-old man in the US state of Pennsylvania was fired by a pork company for farting too much at work, according to a media report.

  • IndyCar driver Wilson passes away

    Los Angeles :  English driver Justin Wilson was declared dead after suffering a severe head injury during an IndyCar race in Pennsylvania, plunging the sport into mourning and triggering calls for a review of safety measures.

  • Indian American to represent self in double murder case

    Washington : An Indian American man, facing a death penalty for a double murder, will represent himself during an appeal in the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court, the media said on Wednesday.

  • 14-year-old Indian-American is National Geographic Bee

    Washington : Karan Menon(pictured), a 14-year-old Indian-origin boy, answered questions about places from Tashkent to Telangana to win the National Geographic Bee championship here with the top three positions going to Indian-Americans, reports IANS.

  • Cure for Hepatitis B could be in the offing

    Melbourne : A combination of an antiviral drug and an anti-cancer drug has proved 100 per cent successful in eliminating hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections in preclinical models, scientists say, reports PTI.

  • How culture affects physiology

    New York : People who are born in aggressive environments may pass on traits that make it more likely for future generations to react to certain situations in a violent manner, found a research, underscoring how culture could affect biology.