Free Press Journal
  • Why India shouldn’t worry about Nepal’s ‘China card’

    Kathmandu: With the signing of the Transit and Transportation Agreement between Nepal and China in Beijing, there is a sense of anxiety, worry and concern in Indian strategic circles about Nepal tilting towards China. Many have commented that this has ended India’s long monopoly in Nepal in doing third country business through Indian ports and, overnight, Nepal will do business, import fuel from China and so on.

  • Turkish reporters go on trial in press freedom case

    Istanbul: Two Turkish journalists went on trial in Istanbul today facing possible life terms on hugely controversial espionage charges, with the court immediately banning the public from a case seen as a test of press freedom under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

  • Sri Lanka,smuggling, foreign currency

    Colombo: An Indian national, who attempted to smuggle foreign currency out of Sri Lanka, was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake this morning, Sri Lanka Customs said.

  • Japan’s Mazda MX-5 wins 2016 World Car of Year award

    Tokyo: Mazda Motor Corp’s MX-5 sports car, known as the Roadster in Japan, won the 2016 World Car of the Year award at the New York International Auto Show, the World Car Steering Committee said.

  • Bail rules: Panel to recommend ways so that poor do not suffer

    New Delhi: With government favouring uniform rules to grant bail, Law Commission chairman Justice B S Chauhan has said guidelines for judges on the issue are “not required” though it would recommend ways to ensure that the poor do not suffer.

  • Pakistan protests RAW officer’s ‘spying activities’

    Islamabad: A day after security forces claimed the arrest of a “serving RAW officer”, Pakistan on Friday summoned Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale to lodge a strong protest over “India’s spying activities” in Balochistan and Karachi, the Foreign Office said.

  • Not just pancreas, brain too regulates glucose metabolism

    New York: What has brain to do with glucose metabolism? A lot, say researchers, suggesting that not just your pancreas, a group of neurons in the hypothalamus area also plays a vital role in maintaining blood glucose levels.

  • Ants, Toilet Clean

    New species of ant which builds maze-like nests found

    Kolkata: A group of zoologists has found a new species of ant, which constructs nests like an elaborate maze having horizontal galleries, in the biodiversity-rich Western Ghats.

  • Weight loss with protein-rich diet linked to better sleep

    New York: Overweight middle-aged adults losing weight with a protein-rich diet are more likely to sleep better, than those who are losing weight consuming a normal quantity of proteins, say a new study.

  • Couples caffeine intake linked to miscarriage risk

    New York: If a parents-to-be couple drinks more than two caffeinated drinks daily — during the weeks leading to conception — it may increase the risk of miscarriage, warns a study.

  • Know who is most likely to help you at office

    New York: Shedding new light on how status affects workplace relationships, a new study has found that workers are most likely to help colleagues who are moderately distant from themselves in status — both above and below them.

  • Humble haldi can help fight deadly TB

    New York: Turmeric, an essential ingredient that spices up an Indian curry, may help fight drug-resistant tuberculosis, new research has found.

  • Pak summons Indian envoy to protest ‘RAW officer’ presence

    Islamabad: Pakistan today summoned Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale to lodge its protest over “subversive activities” of an alleged RAW officer, a day after Pakistani security forces claimed to have arrested him.

  • Voice controlled mobile app helps you lose weight

    New York: A mobile application developed by US scientists lets you log calorie counts at every meal by verbally describing the contents of a meal, thus making it easier for people struggling with obesity to track their nutrition intake.

  • New gene linked to cleft lip and palate identified

    London: Opening a new window for development of medical approaches to prevent cleft lip and palate, scientists have identified an important gene that is associated with the disfiguring condition.

  • New lip reading technology to help solve crimes

    London: Scientists have developed a new lip-reading technology that could help in solving crimes and provide communication assistance for people with hearing and speech impairments.