Free Press Journal
  • New findings may improve space weather forecasts

    Washington: Scientists have discovered new evidence about how Earth’s magnetic field interacts with the solar wind, a finding that may help improve forecast of space weather which affects our communication and power systems.

  • Tax

    Email based IT assessment: Hyderabad, Kolkata added to scheme

    New Delhi: The Income Tax department has decided to extend its ambitious email-based pilot assessment project to two more cities, in addition to the existing five metros, in an effort to ensure paperless communication regime with the taxpayers.

  • 4 of family killed in Pak over minor dispute

    Peshawar: At least four persons of a family including a woman were killed today following a dispute between children in this northwestern Pakistani city.

  • Implement Hague ruling on Girone Italy tells India

    Rome: Italy said on Monday it had petitioned India to implement a ruling by an arbitration tribunal in The Hague to allow Italian marine Salvatore Girone return home.

  • cancer

    Fat-rich, low fibre diet may up colorectal cancer risk

    London: A Western-style diet rich in fat and low in fibre, vitamin D and folate may lead to the development of colorectal cancer, a new study has warned. Colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related deaths in the western world, mainly because it is usually diagnosed too late, researchers said.

  • Nano-carrier can deliver drug to kill deadly brain tumour

    New York: A lipid nano-carrier that can get past the blood-brain barrier could be targeted to deliver a chemotherapeutic drug more efficiently to tumour cells in the brain, a study has found.

  • How cancer survivors can preserve fertility

    New York: Many young female cancer survivors are not adequately aware of information about how to preserve their fertility after completing treatment as they are at high risk of early menopause, finds a study.

  • Baby’s cry can alter the way parents think: study

    Toronto: Parents, take note! A baby’s cry not only commands your attention, it can also rattle your executive functions – the neural and cognitive processes used for making everyday decisions, according to a new study.

  • Rookie Shardul in Test team for WI, Dhoni to lead in Zimbabwe

    Mumbai: Rookie Mumbai pacer Shardul Thakur was the lone new face in India’s Test squad for the tour of West Indies, while a second-string team led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni was picked by the selectors for the limited-overs series in Zimbabwe, here today.

  • narmada dam

    To meet water needs, power generation shut on Narmada dam

    Ahmedabad: To save water for drinking and irrigation, the Narmada dam authority has kept six 250-MW hydro-power generating turbines shut for over six months now, causing a sharp drop in power generation as against an all-time high record achieved in 2013-14, an official said.

  • Nitish Kumar is working under pressure: Manjhi

    Patna: Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today claimed that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was working under someone’s pressure and thus “failed” to deliver especially on law and order front in the state.

  • Vidya Balan

    Vidya Balan explores a haunted house in Kolkata

    Ribhu Dasgupta’s upcoming film TE3N will see the coming together of three of Bollywood’s most powerful actors in the form of Amitabh Bachchan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Vidya Balan.

  • RBI

    RBI looks to check customer liability in banking frauds

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank is examining limiting a customer’s liability in banking frauds and will soon put in place a framework for the same, Deputy Governor S S Mundra today said.

  • Sushmita Sen

    Sushmita Sen declares that she is forty years old

    It’s a known fact that, not many women would be comfortable revealing their real age or even speaking about it. But, Sushmita Sen is different… and how! Besides being outspoken about her life, she has always been a trendsetter of sorts. Be it her films, relationships or even about life with her two children as a single mother, Sushmita Sen has always been vocal about everything.