Free Press Journal
  • J P Nadda

    Non-communicable, lifestyle diseases a challenge: Nadda

    Gandhinagar: Union Health Minister J P Nadda today said the health sector in the country faces the challenges of unfinished task of controlling communicable, non-communicable and lifestyle diseases. “We have made a definite progress in the health sector, but many things are still required to be done,” Nadda said while addressing the 43rd Annual Conference of Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicines.

  • Sensex red down

    Sensex, Nifty plunge on China woes, Nifty breaks below 7,600

    Mumbai: Panic selling triggered by the Chinese markets plunging deep, coupled with rising geo-political tensions and upcoming US macro-economic data, dragged down Indian equity markets on Thursday.

  • HC reserves order on appointment of UP police chief

    Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court reserved for January 11 its order on a plea against the appointment of Javeed Ahmed as the new Uttar Pradesh Police chief.

  • Goa court grants anticipatory bail to Remo

    Panaji: A Goa court on Thursday granted anticipatory bail to pop star Remo Fernandes, accused of verbally abusing a minor girl in December last year. Vandana Tendulkar, president of the Goa Children’s Court, ordered Remo to submit a personal bond of Rs.50,000 and to report to the investigating officer in the case for 10 days.

  • Small prize with meal may lead to healthy food choice: study

    Washington: Offering a small incentive with a meal may motivate kids and adults to choose smaller portions, suggests a new study that found uncertain incentives stimulate the same reward centre of the brain as food.

  • Aerobic exercise

    Muscle exercise can help reduce lower back pain

    Sydney : Exercises that improve coordination of muscles that support and control the spine offer a strategy to reduce pain and disability caused by lower back pain, finds a new study.

  • Centre’s move to leapfrog to Euro VI standards in 2020 a game changer: CSE

    New Delhi: Welcoming the Centre’s move to leapfrog to Euro VI standards in 2020, a Delhi-based green body today termed it as a “game-changer” decision which will help India to advance towards cleaner emissions and also reduce particulate emissions from diesel cars by 68 per cent.

  • Sri Lanka condemns Pathankot terror attack

    Colombo: Sri Lanka has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on the Indian Air Force base in Pathankot and reaffirmed its commitment to combat terrorism in all forms.