Free Press Journal
  • Children, Parents

    Parenting classes can improve birth outcomes

    New York :  Teaching expectant parents to reduce stress, depression and anxiety can result in better birth outcomes such as more optimal birth weight and/or shorter hospital stays after birth, a research has found.

  • Polar Bear, Dolphin

    Polar bears can survive ice melt even without seals

    New York: As climate change accelerates ice melt in the Arctic, polar bears may find caribou and snow geese replacing seals as an important food source, according to a study.

  • Novel Gene

    Novel genes found in gut disease under age five

    New York:  Researchers analysing the complicated genetic influences in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have discovered new gene variants associated with an often-severe type of the disease that affects children under the age of five.

  • Ghana,Rwanda

    Ghana beat Rwanda 1-0 in AFCON 2017 qualifiers

    Kigali: Ghana beat Rwanda 1-0 in their second qualifier in Group H for the African Cup of Nations qualifiers (AFCON 2017), a media report said. Ghanaian midfielder Wakaso Mubarak, who plays for Russian club Rubin Kazan, put his side in the lead during the match on Saturday, when he scored the lone goal in the 87th minute, Xinhua reported. Ghana now has six points to remain at the top of the group. Another Group H match

  • Narendra Modi,Metro

    Narendra Modi inaugurates new Delhi Metro line

    New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday took a ride in Delhi Metro and inaugurated a line connecting Badarpur here and Faridabad in Haryana. He took the ride between Janpath and Bata Chowk stations. Union Minister for Urban Development M. Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister for Rural Development Birender Singh, Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki and Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal received Modi at the Bata Chowk Metro station.

  • Sheena Bora

    Sheena murder: Indrani, other accused’s police custody now till September 7

    Mumbai:  A court here on Saturday extended, till September 7, the police custody of Indrani P. Mukherjea and two other prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case for questioning on various aspects including how the spot to hide her body was chosen as well as the exact motives of the crime

  • Ceasefire Pakistan

    Real-life Phantom kills 10 terrorists in 11 days, dies fighting

    Jammu:  Standing out for his toughness in an elite unit, an Indian army commando proved his mettle with three consecutive, anti-terrorist missions in the Kashmir Valley in which he gunned down 10 militants and captured one before laying down his life – but not before ensuring the operation was a success, a defence official said on Saturday.

  • Akbar S. Zaidi

    ‘Pakistan lost terribly in the 1965 war with India’

    Karachi: Pakistan “lost terribly in the 1965 war” with India, a Pakistani historian has admitted. Historian and political economist Akbar S. Zaidi dispelled “the victory myth’, saying that there can be no a bigger lie as Pakistan had lost terribly, Dawn reported on Saturday.

  • OROP

    OROP: What veterans want

    New Delhi: The following are the main points of what the ex-servicemen have agreed to and what they are asking for:

  • Over 250 law enforcers killed in Pakistan in two years

    Islamabad : Over 250 law enforcers have been killed and many injured in Pakistan’s city of Karachi over the last two years, officials said. At a press conference in Karachi on Saturday, officials said that in the operation against militancy and street crimes launched on September 5, 2013 in the city, 232 policemen and 27 troopers have died, Xinhua reported. “The law enforcement agencies have killed 282 militants, arrested 38 kidnappers and 10 extortionists. They have

  • Myanmar

    Myanmar rescues 219 trafficked victims in August

    Yangon :  Police in Myanmar rescued 219 people who were trafficked in August, according to the figures published by Anti-trafficking in Persons Division on Sunday.

  • Don’t fear the “fear”

    KARTIK JHAVERI explores and tries to manage financial fear(s) some people experience.

  • What Ayurveda Signifies

    Ayurveda is closest to our hearts as an in-depth system for holistic healing based in the ancient, spiritual beliefs of India.

  • 50 Ways The World Could End

    What we don’t know is what form our extinction is likely to take. In this accessible and entertaining book, acclaimed writer Alok Jha explains the head-spinning apocalyptic science behind 50 horrifying doomsday scenarios.

  • Guns and Babies  

    Scared of gun control? Ha, that is pipe dram so long the great American people and their gun lobby believe in shooting before talking. V Gangadhar, member of the gun group ‘The Gang Which could not shoot Straight finds out more details.  

  • breakdown

    Tackling with regret, mental breakdown

    Regret

    I am a man in my late 60s. I live alone now. My health is not that good. I have 3 children from marriage. I really am not interested in becoming involved in another relationship. I watch television all day and go out for a walk in the evening. I have no social outings and no one ever calls. I never got very far in life, and I spend a

  • Omar Khayyam: A poet and an astronomer

    He was not only an astronomer and poet but also a Persian mathematician and philosopher, and was widely considered to be one of the most influential scientists of all time, writes MEERA S. SASHITAL.