Free Press Journal
  • Environment not genes decides immunity as we age

    Washington: After studying twins, researchers from Stanford University show that our environment, more than our heredity, plays the key role in determining the state of our immune system.

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    USA drone attack kills six militants in Pakistan

    Islamabad: At least six militants were killed today in a US drone attack in Pakistan’s northwest tribal region where the military is engaged in an operation against al-Qaeda-linked fighters since June last year.

  • 2014 may not be hottest year on record: Report

    Washington: In a twist to the claim that 2014 was the hottest year on record, NASA climate scientists now reportedly say that the likelihood that 2014 was the warmest year since 1880 is just “38 percent”.

  • Obama visit: BSF bolsters security along IB

    New Delhi: BSF has stepped up security along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir, deploying close to 1,200 additional personnel there in view of US President Barack Obama’s visit to India later this week.

  • Obstructionism should not make headlines: Naidu

    New Delhi: After Union Minister Arun Jaitley spoke out against media trials, his Cabinet colleague M Venkaiah Naidu today asked the press to play a “responsible and constructive” role and lamented that instead of constructive debates, “obstructive” approach was making news.

  • To fight monkey menace, Himachal to try ultrasonic shots

    Shimla: Faced with troops of marauding monkeys that have been stealing food and menacing the streets of this popular resort and nearby areas, Himachal Pradesh’s wildlife wing is planning to ‘fire’ ultrasonic waves to keep the simians at bay.

  • India look for fresh start, take on England in tri-series game

    Brisbane: Jolted by the opening loss to Australia, India would look to plug the bowling loopholes and ensure a stronger batting display when they take on England in their second ODI tri-series cricket match here tomorrow.

  • Abducted Minor girl dies in UP

    Bareilly :  A 16-year-old girl, who was allegedly abducted and lost her legs after falling from the train in Bhamaura area, died at a hospital today, police said.

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    Glad to get ODI runs after Test failure: Suresh Raina

    Brisbane: Relieved to be in good ODI form ahead of next month’s World Cup, Indian batsman Suresh Raina said he would have been left devastated after his dismal failure in the cricket Test series against Australia had his side failed to draw the last two matches.

  • Novak Djokovic raring to go for fifth Australia Open title chase

    Johannesburg: After overcoming a bout of illness that had prompted social media users to suggest that Novak Djokovic was in doubt for the tournament, the world number one has declared that he is fit and raring to go in search of his fifth Australian Open title.

  • US has exposed real face of Pakistan to world: BJP

    New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said the warning issued by the US to Pakistan ahead of President Barack Obama’s visit to India has exposed the real face of Pakistan to the world.

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    Manish Sisodia files nominations from Patparganj

    New Delhi : Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia on Monday filed his nomination papers for the Delhi State Assembly elections from the Patparganj constituency here.

  • Six militants nabbed, hideout unearthed after encounter

    Diphu:  A hideout of the Karbi Liberation Peoples Force was unearthed and six militants were nabbed after an encounter with security forces in Karbi Anglong district of Assam, a police officer said today.