Free Press Journal
  • Booze impairs decision making in humans

    London: It’s official! Alcohol may impair decision-making due to its ability to override human “autopilot”, researchers say.

  • 7-year-old UK boy writes to NASA

    Washington: A seven-year-old British boy’s letter to NASA asking for advice about becoming an astronaut has elicited response from the US space agency, along with encouraging photos and stickers.

  • New device can sniff out bladder cancer

    London: Scientists have developed a new device that can ‘smell’ bladder cancer from certain odours in the urine and give an accurate diagnosis within 30 minutes.

  • Leaked report rips into Pak military and ISI for Osama stay

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s powerful military and its intelligence establishment have been hauled up by a panel that probed the presence of Osama bin Laden in the country saying the former al-Qaeda chief was able to stay on its soil since mid-2002 due to “collective failure, culpable negligence and gross incompetence”.

  • Venezuela receives formal asylum request from Snowden

    Caracas: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Monday that his government had received a formal asylum request from US former CIA analyst Edward Snowden, who has been staying in the transit zone of Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport since June 23.

  • Babies sleeping on back have flattened heads?

    Washington: Nearly half of the newborns develop flat spots on their heads by the time they are two-month old due to sleeping on their backs to prevent sudden infant death syndrome, a new Canadian study has found.

  • Nepal polls: India to donate 764 vehicles

    Kathmandu: India is going to donate 764 vehicles to Nepal for its upcoming elections, said Foreign Minister Madhav Ghimire Tuesday.

  • Rajnath Singh to spell out BJP’s Afghanistan policy

    Washington: BJP president Rajnath Singh will directly convey to the US lawmakers, think tanks and policy makers his party’s policy on Afghanistan at the Capitol Hill later this month.

  • 42 dead in Cairo, army blames Morsi supporters

    Cairo: At least 42 people were killed Monday in clashes outside a military facility in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, the country’s health ministry said, as army said it was a result of an attack by ousted president Mohamed Morsi’s supporters.

  • FIR against Thackeray: court issues bailable warrant for cop

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has issued bailable warrants against an investigating officer of Delhi Police for failing to tell the court about the progress of probe in an FIR against Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Bihar natives.

  • Bodhgaya probe to be handed over to NIA

    New Delhi: The probe into the multiple blasts in Bodhgaya, Bihar, will be handed over to the National Investigation Agency(NIA).

  • Railgate:Order of bail pleas of Singla and 5 others on July 12

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today fixed July 12 for pronouncing its order on the bail pleas of former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal’s nephew Vijay Singla and five others, arrested for their alleged involvement in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery scam.

  • Bodh Gaya blasts: BJP slams Centre and Bihar

    Bodh Gaya: Lambasting the Centre and Bihar government for failing to prevent the serial blasts in Bodh Gaya despite intelligence tip off about nine months ago, BJP today demanded putting in place a comprehensive plan and coordinated effort by various agencies to deal with threat to country’s internal security.

  • Sonia calls meet on food security bill

    New Delhi: Keen to implement the UPA’s national food security ordinance at the earliest, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi has convened a meeting of party chief ministers and state unit chiefs July 13 to discuss the issue, sources said Tuesday.