Free Press Journal
  • Afzal Guru row: JNU orders release of fellowships, degree

    New Delhi: Following protests by JNU students over denial of fellowships and degree for their alleged involvement in the controversial Afzal Guru event, the varsity administration today issued orders to the concerned departments to release the same.

  • Study of muscle loss in space may benefit patients on Earth

    Washington: Scientists onboard the International Space Station (ISS) are assessing the ability of a novel compound to prevent skeletal muscle wasting and weakness in mice exposed to long-duration spaceflight.

  • Food high on fat can give you daytime sleepiness

    Washington D.C.:Recent study has revealed that men, who consume diets high in fat, are more likely to feel sleepy during the day, report sleep problems at night and are more likely to suffer from sleep apnea.

  • Rafale deal not final yet, but may be closed soon: Parrikar

    New Delhi: A day after the BJP’s claim that the Rafale fighter jets deal has been finalised for $8.8 billion, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Thursday the deal has not been finalised yet but may be closed soon.

  • Scientists develop model to predict Indian monsoon in advance

    London: A team of Swiss scientists has developed a novel prediction approach that can forecast Indian monsoon’s yearly onset and withdrawal significantly earlier than from previously available methods.

  • Devotees gather on the bank of River Godavari in Nashik on Tuesday.

    HC wants implementation of NEERI study on Godavari pollution

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked Nashik Divisional Commissioner to take a decision on the recommendations of National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) on pollution of river Godavari caused by the ‘Shahi Snnan’ (holy bath) events during Kumbh Mela last year.

  • Young mom’s belief in instinct can harm baby

    New York: Although young mothers may be aware of safe sleeping practices for curbing sudden infant death — or crib death, quite a few of them do not follow these believing that their instincts are more accurate, researchers report.

  • IPL 2016: Pune, RCB eye return to winning ways

    Pune: Rising Pune Supergiants and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will aim to return to winning ways when they meet in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Friday.

  • Gold continues to shine, silver tops Rs 41K on global cues

    Mumbai: Gold continued its upward trend for the third straight day by rising Rs 260 to Rs 29,550 per 10 grams in the bullion market today amid positive global cues and increased buying by jewellers and stockists. Elsewhere, silver maintained its strong rising trend and reclaimed the key Rs 41,000 mark, the highest level in more than one-and-half years on heavy industrial demand.

  • Is ‘Triple package’ related to success prediction?

    Washington D.C: Why some groups “do strikingly better than others in terms of wealth, position and other conventional measures of success,” is explained in a controversial.

  • Rajan, Sania, Priyanka among 100 most influential people: Time

    New York: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, tennis star Sania Mirza, actress Priyanka Chopra, Google CEO Sundar Pichai and founders of Flipkart Binny Bansal and Sachin Bansal have been named by Time magazine in its list of the ‘100 Most Influential People in the World’.

  • Why short memory delay leads to errors in life

    Toronto: While planning a visual task, your brain initially reflects the visual goal accurately but errors accumulate during a memory delay and further escalate during the final action, say scientists from York University.

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    Dia Mirza confronts new fears on TV debut

    Mumbai: Actress-producer Dia Mirza says she confronted new fears and overcame old ones during the shooting of her upcoming television show “Ganga – The Soul of India”.

  • Earn money as you post on Facebook soon

    New York : Social media giant Facebook is considering rolling out a feature that may allow users to make money from posts by letting them add a “tip jar”.

  • Disrespect at workplace top professional stressor: Survey

    Mumbai: Disrespect at the workplace contributes most to professional stress, followed by factors like lack of work-life balance and putting in extra hours, a survey said today. About 36.8 per cent of respondents said disrespect at the workplace leads to high stress levels, as per the ‘Workplace Stress: Impact and Outcomes’ study released here.

  • Honoured to work with Aunjanue Ellis: Priyanka Chopra

    Los Angeles: Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra has shared screen with Aunjanue Ellis on her TV series “Quantico” and she says she is honoured to work with the American actress. Priyanka, 33, plays FBI agent Alex Parrish on the show, while Ellis is seen as Miranda Shaw, director of the training program at Quantico and Alex’s mentor.

  • Mitsubishi Motors plant raided over fuel economy tests

    Tokyo: Japanese officials on Thursday raided an office of Mitsubishi Motors following the revelation that the carmaker had falsified fuel efficiency data for more than 600,000 cars sold in the country.

  • China, US united in against North Korea nuclear tests

    Beijing: Pointing to stronger China-US cooperation on North Korea, a US envoy said today the two nations are united in their opposition to the North’s nuclear tests and worked together to develop the tough sanctions imposed in March.