Free Press Journal
  • Academic stress in kids may lead to ADHD

    Washington: Parents, take note! Higher academic demands on young children may increase their risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study has claimed. Researchers suggest that increased academic standards since the 1970s have contributed to the rise in diagnosis of ADHD.”When we researched educational and public policy literature for studies that documented time children spent on academic activities, we were alarmed to find how substantially education had changed since the ’70s,” said Jeffrey P Brosco from University of Miami in the

  • ‘Debris found in Reunion Island could be from MH370’

    Kuala Lumpur: The aircraft debris found in French overseas territory of Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean could be from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, according to the drifting calculation, a Malaysian official said on Monday. The media reported that an object measuring about 40 by 20 centimetres was found by the seashore last week, Xinhua reported.

  • Anupam Kher turns 61, not bothered about ‘years’

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who turned 61 on Monday, felt blessed with the wishes of his mother and fans. Anupam’s mother wished him by applying a tilak on his forehead, and by tying a sacred red threat on his wrist.

  • Blood test may indicate skin cancer relapse

    London: Researchers have found that a blood test may be able to sound early warning bells that patients with advanced melanoma skin cancer are suffering from relapse. “Being able to spot the first signs of relapse, so we can rapidly decide the best treatment strategy, is an important area for research,” said lead study author Richard Marais, skin cancer expert at Cancer Research UK, a leading cancer charity dedicated to saving lives

  • Missing MH370 likely to be found by July

    London: Martin Dolan, the head in-charge of the hunt for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, believes the plane will likely be found in the next four months. Almost two years since MH370 disappeared en-route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 227 passengers and 12 crew members on board, the only confirmed trace of the missing flight was flaperon wing in the French island of Réunion last year.

  • CBDT installs structure for taxpayer services

    New Delhi: India’s Income Tax department has set up a dedicated structure for delivery and monitoring of taxpayer services, an official statement said on Monday.

  • Lord Ahmed reiterates questions on enquiry against Altaf Hussain

    London: Pakistan-origin British politician and life-peer Lord Nazir Ahmed has once again taken the controversial affairs of MQM and its leader Altaf Hussain with Home Secretary Theresa May and Attorney General Jeremy Wright. In his letters to both the dignitaries, Lord Nazir Ahmed has drawn their attention that the Metropolitan Police has recently decided to lift the bail conditions on Altaf Hussain, who has previously been investigated in relation to possible money laundering,

  • Anandiben Patel

    Unprecedented security cover in Guj; CM reviews situation

    Ahmedabad: After the IB terror alert for Gujarat, an unprecedented security cover was today thrown over the state on ‘Maha Shivratri’ with NSG teams deployed in the state and police undertaking massive combing operations amidst robust security at major temples and all vital installations.

  • Cricket fraternity congratulates India post Asia Cup triumph

    New Delhi: The Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side received a flurry of wishes from the cricketing fraternity after they thrashed Bangladesh by eight-wickets to seal the Asia Cup Trophy on Sunday. Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Anurag Thakur took to Twitter to congratulate the team for their brilliants efforts.

  • Eight killed in Pakistan suicide blast 

    Islamabad: At least eight people, including two police personnel, were killed and 16 injured on Monday in a suicide bombing in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, police said. The bomber blew himself up as he was intercepted by a security personnel while attempting to enter a court premises in Charsadda district, Dawn online quoted district police officer Sohail Khalid as saying. The injured people were transferred to nearby hospital, the officer said.

  • Agra accident: HRD Ministry comes to Irani’s rescue

    New Delhi: With the victim’s daughter pointing fingers at Smriti Irani post the accident at the Yamuna Expressway, the HRD Ministry issued a clarification stating that the lawmaker directed the Mathura Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) to arrange ambulance immediately so that injured could be given medical treatment at the earliest.

  • Trump’s bigotry, bullying, bluster not popular: Clinton

    Washington: Claiming that she got more popular votes than Donald Trump, Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton has said her Republican rival’s “bigotry, bullying and bluster” are not supported by Americans. “The last time I checked as of last night, Donald Trump had received 3.6 million votes, which is a good number. There is only one candidate in either party who has more votes than him and that’s me,” Clinton said during a Democratic presidential debate in Flint, Michigan.

  • Firmino replaces Kaka in Brazil squad for World Cup qualifiers

    Rio de Janeiro: The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has announced that Orlando City’s attacking midfielder Kaka has been cut from the national squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Paraguay, to be replaced by Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino. Kaka, the 2002 FIFA World Cup winner, was cut from the squad after suffering an injury during training with the MLS club, according to Brazilian daily Folha de Sao Paulo. CBF

  • Why increasing protein intake may help you lose weight

    New York: Having high-protein foods makes you feel fuller between meals, an important factor that can ultimately help you reduce overall calorie consumption and reduce weight, suggests new research. Higher protein loads have a greater effect on fullness than lower protein loads, showed the findings of the study, thereby confirming a long-held belief that protein intake impacts satiety.

  • Rampaging India clear favourites in World T20

    Nagpur: Their build-up campaign has been nothing short of spectacular and inaugural champions India would be the firm favourites to be the first two-time trophy winners when the ICC World Twenty20 gets underway with the qualifiers, here tomorrow. The Tournament-proper will begin March 15 when India take on New Zealand and the qualifiers before that will fill in two slots for the Super 10 stage.

  • India’s terror intolerance forced Pak to share intelligence

    New Delhi: Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh on Monday said India’s zero tolerance towards terrorism has forced other countries to adopt the same and share intelligence details.

  • Pappu Yadav

    Nothing wrong in burning flags, sloganeering in J-K: Pappu Yadav

    Patna: Controversial Bihar leader Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav on Monday said there was nothing wrong in burning of the Indian flag in Jammu and Kashmir nor was sloganeering against India anti-national.

  • Girl raped

    Bengal woman jumps off building to escape rape bid

    Kolkata, March 7 (IANS) A woman in West Bengal’s Howrah district jumped off a three-storey building to escape a rape bid and three people have been arrested in this connection, police said on Monday.