Free Press Journal
  • Red Wine

    Red wine compound may help prevent memory loss

    Washington: A compound found in common foods such as red grapes and peanuts may help prevent age-related decline in memory, according to an Indian-origin researcher.

  • Polling period

    Moderate to brisk polling in Delhi

    New Delhi: Moderate to brisk voting was today witnessed in Delhi as 35.82 per cent of the nearly 1.33 crore voters exercised their franchise in the first five hours of polling in one of the most fiercely fought polls that saw BJP and AAP making an aggressive bid to capture power while Congress focused on regaining lost ground.

  • Tuna fish

    How tuna keep their hearts warm in cold depths

    London:  Scientists have discovered how bluefin tuna keep their hearts pumping during temperature changes that would stop a human heart. Pacific bluefin tuna are top predators renowned for their epic migrations across the Pacific Ocean. They are unique amongst bony fish as they are warm bodied (endothermic) and are capable of elevating their core body temperature up to 20 degrees Celsius above that of the surrounding water.

  • Ransom demanded for release of BRTF hostages

    Aizawl: Almost a week after two employees of Border Road Task Force (BRTF) were abducted from Mizoram-Bangladesh border, a ransom has been demanded for their release, police said today.

  • Govindacharya complains to EC against BJP advertisements

    New Delhi: Former RSS ideologue K N Govindacharya today approached the Election Commission demanding action against BJP over its full-page advertisements in e-papers of various national dailies, saying it was a violation of the electoral law.

  • Mosquito bite

    Mosquitoes fight off infection after sucking blood

    New York: Ever wondered how mosquitoes shuttle disease causing parasites from one person to another while keeping themselves safe?  To fight off the parasites that blood might contain, mosquitoes ramp up production of immune system proteins after sucking blood, new research has found.  “This appears to be a new mechanism by which the mosquito is anticipating a parasite infection,” said study co-author Michael Povelones, assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Omar Abdullah

    BJP would’ve won Delhi if polls were after LS elections: Omar

    Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) BJP had a good chance of winning the Delhi Assembly polls if they had taken place right after the Lok Sabha elections last year.

  • MERS claims three lives in Saudi Arabia

    Riyadh: The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) has claimed three more lives and infected four others over the past few days in Saudi Arabia, a media report said Saturday.

  • US primed to unlock potential of ties with India: Obama

    Washington: The US is “primed to unlock” the potential of relations with India as part of its rebalance to Asia and the Pacific, President Barack Obama has said as he unveiled his new national security policy, days after his historic second trip to India.

  • Ethnicity not linked to diabetes among older patients

    Washington: Researchers have found that the prevalence of geriatric conditions and diabetic complications among older, insured patients with diabetes does not vary significantly by ethnicity.

  • 3 men arrested in Malaysia for abducting Indian

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian police have arrested three men for masquerading as India’s Central Bureau of Investigation officers and allegedly abducting a 39-year-old Indian national.

  • Russia dismisses Pentagon study about Putin’s Asperger’s syndrome

    Sydney: Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman has dismissed the Pentagon study that claimed that Putin had Asperger’s syndrome saying that it was stupid and “not worthy of comment”. According to, the spokesman’s comments came after the reports came that a 2008 study that was carried out by an internal Pentagon think tank said that Putin has Asperger’s syndrome that urges him to exert “extreme control” on his surroundings and that he

  • Saeed Ajmal

    Saeed Ajmal’s bowling action cleared by ICC

    Dubai: Star Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal was today cleared to resume international cricket after his bowling action was found to be legal during a retest at an ICC-accredited facility in Chennai, a development which may open up a chance for him to play in the upcoming World Cup.

  • This year’s nominees to present at Oscars

    Los Angeles: Oscar hopefuls Marion Cotillard, Benedict Cumberbatch, Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon will be presenting at this year’s Academy awards.

  • VHP to hold live telecast of Togadia’s speech

    Bengaluru: A day after Karnataka High Court rejected VHP’s plea for a stay on the police order banning its leader Praveen Togadia’s entry into the city on grounds of law and order, the saffron outfit has made all arrangements to live telecast his speech through video-conferencing at the ‘Hindu Virat Samavesha’ to be held here tomorrow.

  • Voting

    Delhi poll going to the wires: Turnout is key

    New Delhi : The turnout possibly holds the key to the Delhi assembly election: it was just a trickle in the morning but is expected to catch up during the day as the city warms up. A good turnout augurs well for the AAP and a meagre turnout for the cadre-based BJP.

  • Delhi Polls: Leaders among early voters

    New Delhi : Vice President Hamid Ansari, Congress President Sonia Gandhi, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, BJP’s Chief Ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi and Union Minister Harsh Vardhan were among the early voters in the Delhi Assembly polls where all eyes are on AAP and BJP. The elections are significant as a defeat for BJP may bolster the opposition while a victory for the party will increase its confidence ahead of assembly polls in Bihar later this year.

  • Ajay Maken

    Delhi polls: Congress will not extend support to AAP, says Ajay Maken

    New Delhi : Congress leader Ajay Maken on Saturday said that his party will neither take nor extend any support to the Aam Aadmi Party for the government formation in Delhi, even as polling was on in the city. “We will neither take nor extend any support to AAP for Government formation,” he told the mediapersons here. The Congress leader also urged the people of Delhi to vote judiciously.