Free Press Journal
  • Humans split from primates much earlier than believed

    Washington : Humans split away from gorillas about 10 million years ago – at least 2 million years earlier than previously thought, a new study has found, reports PTI.

  • Indian-origin scientist devises novel materials for solar fuel cells

    New York : An Indian-origin chemist from the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) has developed new high-performing materials for cells that harness sunlight to split carbon dioxide and water into useable fuels like methanol and hydrogen gas, reports IANS.

  • New method to turn sunlight into hydrogen

    Seoul : Inspired by the way plants convert sunlight into energy, Korean scientists have developed a new type of multi-layered photoelectrode that boosts the ability of solar water-splitting to produce hydrogen. The special photoelectrode (Au NPs/TiO2/Au) is capable of absorbing visible light from the Sun and then using it to split water molecules (H2O) into hydrogen and oxygen, reports PTI.

  • Now, a vaccine against designer opioid drug abuse

    New York : With the use of synthetic opioid “designer drugs” on the rise, scientists have developed a vaccine to curb addiction and even prevent fatal overdoses, reports IANS

  • Japan launches satellite to study black holes

    Tokyo : Japan successfully launched a jointly developed space observation satellite today tasked with studying mysterious black holes, the country’s space agency said, reports AFP.

  • New drug raises hopes for blood cancer cure

    New York : Results of a recent clinical study have shown that an anti-cancer drug that triggers cell death in various tumour types, may have clinical potential for some blood cancers including mantel cell lymphoma (MCL) and acute myeloid leukemia (AML), reports IANS.

  • Oral bacteria may increase stroke risk

    Tokyo  : Presence of certain bacteria in the mouth may increase the risk of developing hemorrhagic stroke, a new study suggests. In the single hospital study, researchers at the National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Centre in Japan, observed stroke patients to gain a better understanding of the relationship between hemorrhagic stroke and oral bacteria, reports PTI.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You will get on well with the people around you and in the society you will hold a respectable position. Financially your position will be good as there will be an increase in your sources of income. Your children will cooperate with you to some extent.

  • Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj Ji

    Why Have We Gone Morally Banrupt?

    A 11 year old girl writes a letter to her school teacher about her pain of being raped by her own father, A teenage girl raped by her father since 6 months in presence of her mother, A 88 year old grandmother raped by her 16 year old grandson…. These are a few sensational headlines that we all read quite often prominently on the pages of all the news papers.

  • bus accident

    Many schools to remain closed today

    BHOPAL :  With the administration having acquired most of the buses used to ferry students to and from schools, uncertainty prevailed till late in the night on Wednesday regarding whether schools in the city would run on Thursday or not. Buses have been acquired for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally in Sehore district.

  • The Reserve Bank of India

    Getting tough with bank loan defaulters

    At long last, the fat cats of industry and commerce are being made to appreciate the commonsensical rule that what they borrow must be returned – with interest, if possible, and, in exceptional circumstances, maybe without interest. But pay back the principal amount they must.

  • Narendra Modi

    Toll-free day for Modi rally in MP

    BHOPAL :  Vehicles bringing farmers from across the state for Kisan Sammelan and felicitation programme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi would not be charged at Toll Plazas in the state. As many as 7000 buses from across the state would reach Sherpura. Government employees have been put on duty in these buses.

  • Kisan Mahasammelan – Shivraj to speak for 5 minutes, Sushma for 7

    BHOPAL :  Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has been given five minutes to speak in front of Prime Minister Narendra Modi while Minister for External Affairs will speak for seven minutes. According to the minute-to-minute schedule, Modi’s address will be of 32 minutes.

  • Campus not for settling scores

    The recent escalation of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) imbroglio with students and teachers in Kolkata’s Jadavpur University taking to the streets in support of JNU students union president Kanhaiya Kumar, who is under arrest on charges of sedition, is indeed a serious matter. As in JNU, anti-national pro-secessionist slogans were raised by the Kolkata demonstrators in a show of defiance.

  • Farmers to protest PM’s Crop Insurance scheme

    BHOPAL :  Peasant leader Shiv Kumar Sharma alias Kakkaji, while interacting with media on Wednesday, said that 10,000 farmers will protest PM Crop Insurance Scheme at Sherpura, Sehore district. He alleged that PM Crops Insurance Scheme would benefit to insurance companies rather than to farmers.

  • Convocation: IIM-I not to hold group photo session this year too

    Indore :  Haunted by the 2014 stage collapse incident that had left 66 students injured, Indian Institute of Management Indore has decided not to hold group photo session during convocation ceremony this year too.

  • Rati Tripathi visits CM House, fails to meet Chauhan

    BHOPAL :  Rati Tripathi, who was pushed from running Malwa Express by looters and found in a pool of blood on the railway tracks near Bina station, arrived in the city to call on CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan on Wednesday.

  • Gold price Down

    Gold trade: When cats begin chanting hymns

    On 9 February, the All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) issued its ultimatum to the government that 300 associations of the jewellery trade with over 100,000 shops across the country, would observe a day-long token strike on February 10. The reason? They are sore with the government’s decision to make PAN (Permanent Account Number) card disclosures mandatory for gold purchases worth over Rs.2 lakh.

  • Youth dies, three hurt as car hits bike at Gandhi Nagar

    BHOPAL :  A youth died in a road mishap at Gandhi Nagar area while another unidentified man died in a separate road mishap at Piplani area on Tuesday night. In another incident of Piplani area a man consumed poison and of Kolar area a youth hanged himself on Wednesday.