Free Press Journal
  • Tetanus shots are must in every 30 years: Study

    New York: A team of US researchers has challenged the convention that tetanus and diphtheria vaccine boosters need to be administered every 10 years. Instead they have recommended that adult vaccination should be scheduled every 30 years.

  • Arun Jaitley to address business school in Sydney

    Sydney – Finance Minister Arun Jaitley would be speaking on ‘Reimaging the Indian Economy’ at the Sydney campus of the internationally-ranked S P Jain School of Global Management during his official visit to Australia starting March 29.

  • Sparrow

    The common sparrow is now uncommon

    Mumbai – The days are gone when you could see the House Sparrows at most places where there were houses (or even buildings), the classic sparrow chirping giving you the pleasant feeling of wild life existence in your locality. But the tiny bird, the common house sparrow is vanishing now; it is one of the endangered species. The extinction of the bird is an indicator to the sensitive changes in the environment,

  • Sunbathing may decrease heart disease risk

    London: Researchers have found that active sun exposure habits is linked to decrease in heart disease and noncancer/non-heart disease deaths.

  • Indian-origin researcher working to beat ‘superbugs’

    New Delhi: Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed novel peptide-like analogs or peptoids that have the similar antimicrobial properties as peptides but more robust.

  • Internet of Things to connect millions in rural India to mainstream

    New Delhi: Some call it the fourth industrial revolution or “industry 4.0”; for others, the time when machines can “talk” at “smart” factories and “connected” homes to make your life better is here. But for India, Internet of Things (IoT) can bring a real revolution: empowering millions in rural areas and connecting “humans” to the mainstream.

  • Ramdev Baba

    Cong charges Baba Ramdev for role in party MLA’s rebel in Uttarakhand

    Dehradun – The political crisis in Uttarakhand took a new turn with the Congress dragging Ramdev into the picture accusing him of “hatching” a plot jointly with BJP leadership to topple the state government but the
    yoga guru today refuted the charge.

  • Watson to call curtains on international career after World T20

    Melbourne – Australian veteran all-rounder Shane Watson has confirmed that he will call curtains on his glorious 14-year international career at the conclusion of the ongoing World Twenty20 in India.

  • Ahmedabad experiences ‘La Tomatina’ Holi

    Ahmedabad: This year, Ahmedabad saw some really different ways of playing Holi – some used foams and some used tomatoes.

  • Obama addresses US role in Argentina’s ‘dirty war’

    Buenos Aires : President Barack Obama will today tackle one of the most troubled periods of US history with Argentina, visiting a memorial to victims of the country’s murderous US-backed dictatorship.Obama will visit the Parque de la Memoria near Buenos Aires, a monument to the estimated 30,000 people who were
    killed or went missing from 1976-1983, and deliver a speech.

  • AIBEA takes up IDBI Bank privatisation issue with Jaitley

    Chennai – The All India Bank Employees Association, representing the banking services industry, has taken up the issue of opposing privatisation of IDBI Bank, with Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

  • ITC acquires potato seed producer Technico Agri Sciences

    Kolkat: Agri business and FMCG major ITC Ltd has acquired seed potato grower Technico Agri Sciences Ltd, India (Technico India), the company said on Thursday. “The company has acquired the entire equity share capital of Technico Agri Sciences Limited, India, from Technico Pty Limited, Australia. Prior to such acquisition, Technico Agri Sciences Limited was a wholly owned subsidiary of Technico Pty Limited, which in turn is a wholly owned subsidiary of ITC Limited,”

  • Difficult to pick positives after shocking loss: Mortaza

    Bengaluru –
    The last-ball defeat to India in the thrilling World Twenty20 encounter was nothing short of shocking, said a gutted Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza, who was at a loss to explain the chase that went haywire in the last three deliveries.

  • Activist protesting mining in Goa village attacked in lock-up

    Panaji: An activist, who was part of a mob which protested mining operations in Cauvrem village of South Goa, was allegedly assaulted by inmates inside a judicial lock-up in Sada sub-jail here, police said today.

  • Modi, Sania among Time probables for most influential people

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, tennis star Sania Mirza and actor Priyanka Chopra are among the probable contenders named by Time magazine for its annual list of the most influential people in the world. Time will announce its ‘TIME 100’, the annual list of the world’s 100 most influential people next month. While its editors will determine the ultimate honorees, the publication has asked readers to vote from among 127 “world leaders, great minds in science and technology, outstanding figures

  • Aus girl on terror charges ‘wanted to send USD 3,760 to IS’

    Sydney: A 16-year-old Sydney schoolgirl facing terrorism financing charges was refused bail today as an Australian court heard she was allegedly plotting to send 5,000 Australian dollars (USD 3,760) to the Islamic State group. The teenager, who cannot be named under Australian law due to her age, cried after a magistrate in a Sydney court said she was to be remanded in custody, local media reported.

  • Big B, Chiranjeevi to attend Nadigar Sangam cricket match

    Chennai: Megastars Amitabh Bachchan and Chiranjeevi are likely to attend the Nadigar Sangam star cricket match organised here on April 17 by the South Indian Film Artiste’s Association.

  • Here’s how malaria evolved

    Washington D.C : A new Field Museum research has revealed the evolution of malaria all the way back to its original bird host, suggesting that bats are not to be blamed for its spread. Lead author Holly Lutz from the Cornell University said, “We can’t begin to understand how malaria spread to humans until we understand its evolutionary history. In learning about its past, we may be better able to understand the effects