Free Press Journal
  • Making hazardous weather forecasts more accurate

    New York: To identify precisely where severe winds, hail or tornadoes are more likely to occur within storm clouds, NASA scientists have developed a new hazardous thunderstorm forecast method by combining satellite images with novel algorithms.

  • Hardik Patel offers to give an undertaking for bail

    Ahmedabad: Jailed Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel’s lawyer today told the Gujarat High Court that his client is willing to give an undertaking in writing to refrain from activities that may affect law and order if granted bail.

  • Google acquires start-up founded by Indian-origin entrepreneur

    Toronto: As part of its plans to scale training offerings, Google has acquired Synergyse Training, a business technology start-up founded by an Indian-origin entrepreneur, the California-based search engine giant announced on Monday.

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    Haryana to set up polyhouses for differently-abled children

    Chandigarh: The state government has decided to set up five demonstration polyhouses as a pilot project where differently-abled children will be given employment opportunities and skills development training.

  • Chronic insomnia can now be treated!

    Washington D.C.: It seems the continuous sleepless nights, which we call Insomnia, will soon end.

  • Boiling water may have shaped Martian terrain

    London: Boiling saline water on Mars may have caused the mysterious ridges seen on the surface of the red planet, say scientists who discovered the exotic process unknown on the Earth. At present, liquid water on Mars only exists in small quantities as a boiling liquid, and only during the warmest time of day in summer. Its role has therefore been considered insignificant. However, scientists from National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS),

  • Ronaldo sure of his place in football history

    Madrid: Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo said he has no doubt he will be remembered as one of the best footballers of all time. Ronaldo is the leading goal scorer for Real and is just seven strikes away from 100 goals in the Champions League. “I don’t doubt that I will go down in footballing history,” the 31-year-old was quoted as saying by UEFA.com on Tuesday. “Whether people like it or not,

  • SC wants government to consider Uttarakhand trust vote

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the central government to consider the possibility of a floor test in Uttarakhand, which is under President’s Rule since March 27, to ascertain the legislative strength of ousted chief minister Harish Rawat.

  • Doing well in Champions Trophy important: Sardar Singh

    Bengaluru: Ahead of the Champions Trophy, scheduled to begin on June 10 in London, India men’s hockey team captain Sardar Singh has said doing well against top sides in the competition will show where they stand in the lead-up to the Olympics. The event which will be held at the Lee Valley Olympic venue in London will see India lock horns with world champions Australia, defending Olympic Gold medallists Germany, Great Britain,

  • Here comes a tool to measure lung functions over phone call

    Washington:  Indian-origin researchers have developed a new health sensing tool that can accurately measure lung function over a simple phone call made with any phone — not just smartphone — from anywhere in the world. The findings could be of special help for people in the developing world — who have asthma, cystic fibrosis or other chronic lung diseases — know how well their lungs are functioning without visiting a doctor or

  • Genetic switch linked to increased lifespan identified

    New York: Newly discovered genetic switches that increase lifespan and boost fitness in worms are also linked to increased lifespan in mammals, says a study that offers hope that drugs to flip these switches could improve human metabolic function and increase longevity. These so-called epigenetic switches are enzymes that are ramped up after mild stress during early development and continue to affect the expression of genes throughout the animal’s life.

  • BJP trying to break Coochbehar, Darjeeling: Mamata

    Dinhata (WB): Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today accused the BJP of inciting the separate statehood movements in Coochbehar district and Darjeeling sub- division in West Bengal for narrow political gains.

  • Move over drones, driverless cars – unmanned ship up next

    San Diego: It’s not only drones and driverless cars that may become the norm someday ocean-faring ships might also run without captains or crews. The Pentagon yesterday showed off the world’s largest unmanned surface vessel, a self-driving 132-foot ship able to travel up to 10,000 nautical miles on its own to hunt for stealthy submarines and underwater mines. The military’s research arm, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, in conjunction

  • India to tour Zimbabawe for 3 ODIs, 3 T20s

    Harare: Ahead of their gruelling tour to the West Indies, the Indian team will travel to Zimbabwe for a short limited overs series next month, Zimbabwe Cricket confirmed on Tuesday. The series comprising three One Day Internationals (ODIs) and as many T20 Internationals will be played at the Harare Sports Club. The six matches will be played over 12 days, starting with the ODIs to be played from June 11 to 15

  • Chelsea celebrated like they have won the title: Tottenham’s Kane

    London: Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane says Chelsea celebrated their 2-2 stalemate with Spurs as if they had won the English Premier League (EPL) and not Leicester City. The result on Monday night at Stamford Bridge ended Tottenham’s race for the title and Leicester were crowned as the new champions of English football. With only two rounds of games to go, Leicester have a seven-point lead at the top over second-placed Tottenham.

  • Online fashion website launches campaign for moms

    New Delhi: Online fashion website Faballey has launched a campaign for mothers titled #GraciasMOM to highlight the importance of the Mother’s Day, which will be celebrated on Sunday.