Free Press Journal
  • Turning off brain trigger may prevent alcohol craving

    Washington: Researchers have identified and deactivated a brain pathway linked to cravings for alcohol in rats, a finding that could lead to treatment for alcohol abuse disorders.

  • Citrus fruits may provide cancer cure

    Washington: Modified citrus pectin – developed from the skin of citrus fruits – could act as a potent anti-cancer therapy, a new research has found.

  • Pak PM Sharif says Musharraf to face trial for high treason

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today said Pervez Musharraf will be tried for high treason for subverting the Constitution twice, including when the former military ruler ousted him in a 1999 coup.

  • Dog-owner bond similar to that of child-parent

    Washington: The relationship between pet dogs and their owners is strikingly similar to the child-parent bond in humans, a new study has found.

  • Now, mug that leaves no coffee rings

    London: A new ‘banana-inspired’ mug that promises to get rid of coffee rings on the table has been developed.

  • Can cleaner air lead to more hurricanes?

    Melbourne: Global efforts to improve the quality of air could be resulting in more hurricanes as a side-effect, according to a new study.

  • Operation to push jumbos back into forest launched near Bangalore

    Bangalore: Karnataka’s state forest department Monday launched a operation to send back a herd of 15 wild elephants, including four calves, into the forest corridor from where they strayed into the city’s outskirts, a senior official said.

  • Lalu seeks transfer of fodder scam case to another spl court

    Ranchi: The counsel for RJD chief Lalu Prasad today informed the court of Special CBI judge Pravas Kumar Singh that arguments on behalf of his client be stopped till the high court, before which transfer of a fodder case has been sought to some other special court, gave an order.

  • IPL spot-fixing: Bookie sent to fresh police custody for 5-day

    New Delhi: A bookie in IPL spot-fixing case was today remanded in fresh police custody for five days by a Delhi court after the agency said it has invoked MCOCA against him and was entitled to seek his further custody.

  • Shahabuddin gets bail, but to remain in jail

    Siwan: Former RJD MP Md Shahabuddin was granted bail for illegal possession of mobile phones and related equipment in jail by a court in Bihar’s Siwan district today, but he will remain behind bars in another case.

  • Mahim building crash: HC reduces period of interim relief

    Mumbai: Bombay High Court today reduced the period of interim relief granted by a sessions court to three sons of the former owner of Aftab Manzil building in Mahim here, which collapsed two weeks ago killing ten persons.

  • Murder case accused sent to police custody

    Behrampur (WB): The main accused in the murder of a young woman has been sent to three days police custody today by a local court at Kandi in Murshidabad district.