Free Press Journal
  • Changing walking pace burns more calories

    New York: If you are looking for a simple way to burn more calories while walking, just keep changing your speed, suggests a study by Indian-origin researcehrs. Walking at varying speeds can burn up to 20 percent more calories compared to maintaining a steady pace, the findings showed.

  • Blood Pressure, Hypertension

    High BP risk in adults can be predicted in childhood

    Melbourne: Researchers have identified a number of factors in childhood that can spot people at risk of having high blood pressure and other related health issues by age 38. High blood pressure is commonly treated in middle and old age. It has been described as a “silent killer” because most people are unaware of having the condition, which is one that puts them at greater risk of heart disease.

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    Shah Rukh Khan to perform at Anubhav Sinha’s fundraiser event for farmers

    Many Bollywood celebs have been voluntarily participating in campaigns for the welfare of farmers. Among these, Shah Rukh Khan too has decided to do his share for them. The superstar has decided to become a part of a fundraiser event, organized by director Anubhav Sinha titled ‘Son of Soil’. This duo had earlier paired for the sci-fi superhero drama  Ra.One. 

  • Audi, Volkswagen to conduct voluntary recalls in Australia

    Canberra: Audi and Volkswagen Australia agreed to conduct voluntary recalls for vehicles fitted with emission-defeat devices, Minister for Territories and Major Projects Paul Fletcher said on Friday. Fletcher said the decision came as a result of the discussions between the two companies and the Australian government, Xinhua news agency reported.

  • Pakistan Army chief, PM discuss security situation

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s Army chief General Raheel Sharif and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday discussed the internal security situation in the country. Raheel Sharif called Nawaz Sharif over phone to discuss the security situation in Afghanistan and its impact on Pakistan, Radio Pakistan reported.

  • Protests held outside Sydney mosque

    Sydney : Pro- and anti-Islamic groups on Friday held protests outside a mosque in Australia’s Sydney city, a week after a 15-year-old worshipper fatally shot a police employee in the area.

  • HIV infection

    Vaginal bacteria that can protect women from HIV

    New York: Researchers have identified a type of vaginal bacteria that can protect women from the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) as well as other sexually transmitted infections.

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    Smoking will kill two million Chinese by 2030, says research

    London: Smoking will kill about two million Chinese citizens by 2030 as it states that smoking is a growing epidemic of premature deaths in the country, according to a research which appears in Lancet. The research says that one out of three young Chinese men will die due to tobacco consumption. As there are fewer Chinese women smokers, there is less possibility of epidemic spreading among females.

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    First look of Salman Khan in YRF’s Sultan

    Salman Khan’s body has all eyes when bare. Testimonials’ to this can be gauged from the ‘ooohs’ and ‘aahs’ that his screen presence garners every time he comes on screen or even off it.

  • Patanjali Ayurveda to launch noodles on October 15

    New Delhi: Baba Ramdev-led Patanjali Ayurveda will roll out its noodles across the country on October 15. “We will launch Patanjali noodles all over India on October 15. Maggi used to sell for Rs.25, we will offer it for Rs.15. Its taste maker will be a health maker. It will have no added lead or MSG (monosodium glutamate),” Ramdev said at a joint press meet here to announce the strategic partnership between Kishore

  • Housing finance cos gain as much as 9.3% on RBI move

    Mumbai:Shares of housing finance companies gained as much as 9.3 per cent after the RBI said that banks can now provide loans up to 90 per cent for properties that cost Rs 30 lakh or below. Consequently, GIC Housing Finance surged 9.24 per cent, Dewan Housing Finance Corporation gained 4.68 per cent, LIC Housing Finance was up 3.95 per cent and Housing Development Finance Corporation rose by 1.57 per cent on BSE.

  • Online aggregators creating fresh buzz in hotel bookings

    New Delhi The $800-million online hotel booking space in India is getting filled up by a host of aggregators, catching the attention of not just the netizens who are on the move but also venture funds as more people board to the travel bandwagon seeking comforts within a budget.

  • Now, Google android app to help users with public transport in Delhi

    Amsterdam : Google has introduced an android app called Delhi Public Transport Offline that helps the users navigate using public transport in Delhi. According to The Next Web, the app allows the users to get around using bus and metro routes and supports DMRC Metro, DTC buses, Gurgaon Rapid Metro and DIMTS Orange buses. The users can also view bus and metro timetables and receive notifications about Delhi transit news and metro delays. Google says

  • Intel to set up 100 Internet of Things (IoT) centres in India

    New Delhi: Intel plans to set up 100 Internet of Things (IoT) centres as academic institutions across India. These centres are meant for students, educators and do-it-yourself electronic enthusiasts and will be supported by Intel Galileo boards to help build product prototypes.

  • Facebook launches Messenger for Apple Watch, adds support for iPad multitasking

    Washington D C : Facebook has launched the update for Messenger which will now allow it to work on Apple watch. According to the Verge, the app will allow the users to send voice clips, likes, stickers and more according to the app description. Also, the users Messenger contacts and conversations will now appear directly in iPhone’s native search results. In addition, Messenger has been updated to support the iPad’s multitasking features in iOS 9,

  • Facebook experiments with emoji reactions

    Washington D C : Facebook has started testing the Reaction feature that will allow the users to add reaction other than just the ‘like’. According to The Next Web, the company will start testing the feature from October 9 in Spain and Ireland. The users in Spain and Ireland will start seeing a new option when liking a post that allows the addition of a reaction sticker. When the like button is pressed, it