Free Press Journal
  • Sadhvi Prachi

    Sadhvi Prachi’s remarks on Gandhi deprecated by Cong, SP

    Lucknow: Congress MLAs today tried to move a censure notice in the Assembly on the derogatory reference made by VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi against Mahatma Gandhi, with her uttering alleging him as a “British agent” also drawing criticism from the SP government.

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    Research: Tool to predict who can develop memory problems

    Washington: Researchers have developed a new scoring system to help determine who may be at a higher risk of developing memory and thinking problems that can lead to dementia. The scoring system took into account factors that could be easily obtained from medical records, such as years of education, history of stroke or diabetes, and smoking.

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    Enjoy a healthy relationship with Narendra Modi: Brother Prahlad

    New Delhi: Though he has met Prime Minister Narendra Modi only thrice in the last 13 years, Prahlad Modi enjoys a healthy relationship with his elder brother. He is hoping the Narendra Modi government will sort out the problems dogging Public Distribution System (PDS) shopowners like him in India.

  • Heart Risk

    Scientists working on new way to regenerate damaged heart

    Washington: In a development that could pave the way for heart tissue regeneration, US and Chinese scientists claim to have successfully used a tiny molecule that fine-tunes gene expression to stimulate the mouse heart to grow new cells. Unlike other organs, the adult human heart lacks the ability to form new cells and repair damage after an injury such as a heart attack. Only mice have been found to renew cardiomyocytes, or heart muscle cells,

  • Somalian national jailed for three years in molestation case

    New Delhi: A Somalian national, who was accused of attempting to rape a woman hailing from his country, has been sent to three years in jail by a Delhi court for molesting her here. The court held Somalian national Mahad Yusuf guilty of outraging the modesty of woman, causing her injuries and trespassing her house under the IPC and also imposed a nominal fine of Rs 2,000 on him considering that he was

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    Study: Love begins to pour when men come home

    Washington: Absence does make the heart grow fonder. This is the outcome of new research that found that the level of the “love” hormone oxytocin increases when people come home after a tiring day at work. Anthropologists from the University of California, Santa Barbara, also found that the increase in oxytocin was greater for those men who were absent longer, and it positively correlated with changes in testosterone.

  • Sena targets CM devendra Fadnavbover “dismal” law and order situation

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena, a ruling partner in the BJP-led Maharashtra government, today targetted chief minister Devendra Fadnavis over “deteriorating” law and order situation in the state, saying despite a ban dance bars are still functional in connivance with police.

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    Send money via Facebook Messenger soon

    New York: Social networking site Facebook is soon going to add a new feature in its Messenger app that will help people send money directly to friends or members of the family. The new payment feature will initially be made available for users in the US, the firm announced in a blog post. To avail this feature, users will need to register debit cards to send or receive payments through Messenger.

  • Common policy for redevelopment of Mumbai metropolitan region

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government will soon announce a common policy for redevelopment of entire Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) by phasing out the current framework which is sectoral. Replying to a debate during a calling attention notice on redevelopment of dilapidated and illegal buildings in Mira- Bhayander municipal corporation limits, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said a committee headed by Principal Secretary of Urban Development department is in the process of finalising the common policy.

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    Green tea can improve MRIs, finds Indian-origin scientist

    London: An Indian-origin scientist in Germany has discovered a new, unexpected role for green tea – to improve the image quality of magnetic resonance imaging (MRIs) testing. Sanjay Mathur, director of the institute of inorganic chemistry at University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, successfully used compounds from green tea to help image cancer tumours in mice.

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     Bring in the CBI on Ravi’s shock death

    The mysterious death of an honest young IAS officer in Karnataka, D.K. Ravi,  whose body was found hanging by a ceiling fan in his house in Bengaluru  has so many angles to it that there is much confusion over whether it was really suicide as the police claims, or murder which the police is trying to cover up.

  • Depression

    Study: Low vitamin D can make young women depressed

    Washington: A new study from the Oregon State University has suggested that there is a relationship between low levels of vitamin D and depression in healthy young women. Young women with lower levels of vitamin D were more likely to have clinically significant depressive symptoms.

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    Research: Bodily posture critical in boosting infant’s memory, learning

    Washington: A robot model for infant learning has shown that bodily posture is critical in the early stages of acquiring new knowledge. Indiana University study offers a new approach to studying the way “objects of cognition,” such as words or memories of physical objects, are tied to the position of the body.

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    Study: Mystery behind how malaria kills kids unraveled

    Washington: In a breakthrough study, scientists have unraveled how malaria kills children every minute. While medical researchers have successfully developed effective drugs to kill the malaria parasite, efforts to treat the effects of the disease have not been as successful.

  • Omar Abdullah

    Omar Abdullah hopes that India will come home with World Cup title

    Jammu: Asserting that India has not lost any match in the ongoing cricket World Cup, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today expressed hope that Team India would return with the winner’s trophy. “India hasn’t lost any match in World Cup, and this is a big thing in itself. We are hopeful that India will win the quarter-final, semi-final and come back with the World Cup,” Omar said.

  • Nitin Gadkari

    Govt will not do anything against farmers’ interests: Gadkari

    New Delhi: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today sought to dispel fears of farmers on the new land bill saying government will not do anything which is against their interests and is ready to accept any suggestions from the opposition. Addressing farmers at a ‘Samiksha Adhiveshan’ on Land Acquisition Bill organised by All-India Panchayat Parishad here today, he said an attempt is being to “mislead” farmers in the country for vote-bank politics.

  • CM’s Darbar: Contractual workers take up demands

    New Delhi: A disgruntled group of contractual workers under the government’s AIDS project and a group of German language teachers were among the hundreds who met Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on the second day of Janta Darbar after his return from Bengaluru. A group of almost 30 people, who were deployed to work for AIDS projects by the previous government, claimed that funding came to a halt after Delhi came under President’s rule

  • Theatre history of last century of central Kerala at KMB

    Kochi: The Kochi-Muziris Biennale will throw light on last century’s theatre history of a central-Kerala belt by organising a two-day festival this weekend, focusing on the works of iconic playwright Thuppettan who hails from erstwhile Valluvanad fiefdom. Being held at Tripunithura in association with Ekaharya Performance Festival, the March 21-22 event titled ‘Vannanthye Kaanam’ at Government Sanskrit College will analyse the contemporariness of the works of 86-year-old Thuppettan by staging four of his plays

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    Z machine confirms collision fueled iron rain fell on early Earth

    Washington: Iron vapor in Z-machine reveals clues about the formation of earth and the moon, it has been reported. Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories’ Z machine have helped untangle a long-standing mystery of astrophysics: why iron was found spattered throughout Earth’s mantle, the roughly 2,000-mile thick region between Earth’s core and its crust.