Free Press Journal
  • Now, Zakir Naik’s NGO can’t take foreign funds sans nod

    New Delhi : IRF Educational Trust, promoted by controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, has been put under prior permission category, thus preventing it from receiving foreign funds without getting nod from the Central government.

  • Tata Steel to decide on UK future in 4 weeks

    London : Ratan Tata, who was appointed interim chairman of Tata Group after Cyrus Mistry’s unceremonious exit recently, is keen to keep the UK steelworks part of the conglomerate and will make a decision in this regard within four weeks, a media report said on Friday, reports PTI. Ratan Tata, who was appointed interim chairman after Cyrus Mistry’s unceremonious exit recently, is understood to be conducting a detailed review of Tata Steel UK

  • Human brain predisposed to racial bias: study

    London: Human brain responds more strongly to negative depiction of ethnic or religious minorities, according to a new study which shows how racial bias emerges and spreads, according to PTI. “When you look at Islam, for example, there are so many more negative stories than positive ones and that will build up over time,” said Hugo Spiers, a neuroscientist at University College London in the UK.

  • British intelligence warns of threats from Russia

    London: Head of British intelligence agency MI5, Andrew Parker warned that Russia poses as an increasing threat to the stability of the UK and is using all the sophisticated tools at its disposal to achieve its aims.

  • N Ireland HC rejects Brexit challenge

    Belfast : Northern Ireland’s High Court today rejected a legal challenge to Brexit, the first judicial ruling on the issue in the UK, reports AFP.

  • Why pints spill but straws don’t!

    London: It is not only the size, but the shape of a tube that determines whether a liquid will spill out of it when tipped over, new research has found. Glasses of liquid, when turned horizontally, inevitably spill, reports PTI.

  • Hip surgery may not help improve physical activity: study

    London: Hip replacement surgery may not improve a person’s physical activity levels, according to a new study which questions the purpose of the common operation in patients, says PTI.

  • Banks planning to move out of UK before EU exit

    London : Most of the leading banks based in the UK could begin to pull-out of the country early next year because of uncertainty about Britain’s exit from the EU and increasing fears over the impending Brexit negotiations, a top banking association has warned.

  • Migrants dental check suggestion triggers row in UK

    London : A Conservative party MP  triggered a row after he suggested dental checks must be used to determine the age of migrants entering the UK from France under a new agreement reached between the two countries over refugee children.

  • India shows 2nd highest growth in science research

    New Delhi : India is at the second position among countries with the highest increase in their contribution to high-quality scientific research, according to a new report which shows that the growth of research in the country is only behind China’s. The institutions from India among the top 100 highest performers across the globe include Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Tata Institute of

  • UK doctor examines Jayalalithaa

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is reported to have been examined by a specialist doctor from the UK while there was no official statement on her health condition either from the state government or from the Apollo Hospitals.

  • China again blocks move to ban Jaish-e-Mohammed Chief Masood Azhar

    New Delhi : China continues to protect Pakistan-based terrorists. China on Saturday extended its technical “hold” on Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar for a further three months in the UN Security Council’s 1267 committee.  The “hold” is on an international move to ban the Jaish-e-Mohammed leader by the UN.

  • Airtel offers free incoming call on international roaming

    New Delhi : With the entry of Reliance Jio setting off a price war, Airtel on Wednesday  said its customers can enjoy free unlimited incoming calls on international roaming while travelling to popular destinations like the US, Canada, the UK and Singapore.

  • ‘Anmol Effect’ has brought good luck to R-Cap shares: Ambani

    Mumbai :  Introducing son Anmol as a new director on Reliance Capital’s board, Chairman Anil Ambani on Tuesday said he has brought “tremendous luck” with a 40 per cent surge in share price since his induction and hoped that the ‘Anmol Effect’ will continue further.

  • Computers spot deadly food poisoning bacteria

    London: Novel computer software can learn to predict strains of bacteria likely to cause food poisoning outbreaks, a new study has found, says PTI.

  • Watching sad movies ups pain threshold study

    London: Watching films that reduce you to tears may increase your threshold for pain and boost feel-good chemicals in the brain, Oxford scientists have found, says PTI. They also found that stories that arouse our emotions trigger the same mechanisms as other forms of bonding.