Free Press Journal
  • Asus virtual reality motherboard

    ASUS unveils new virtual reality-ready motherboard

    New Delhi: Taiwan-based computer hardware company ASUS and Republic of Gamers (ROG) on Friday launched an all-new virtual reality (VR) ready gaming graphics card with ultra-fast gaming performance, advanced cooling and personalised styling.

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    Jaitley to visit Japan to deepen bilateral economic ties

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will meet investors in Japan during a six-day visit to the country beginning Sunday, aiming to enhance the bilateral economic engagement between the two Asian partners and boost cooperation among businesses from India and Japan.

  • Ivory Coast arrests driver over beach resort attack: sources

    Abidjan: Ivory Coast police has arrested a driver who allegedly transported weapons used in a jihadist attack on the Grand-Bassam beach resort that killed 19 people in March, security sources said. “Ivorian security sources inform that one of the members and also the driver of the vehicle which transported the weapons during the terrorist attack of 13 March 2016 in Grand-Bassam was arrested by the Ivorian police today 26 May 2016,” said the

  • How we control habits and decision-making

    New York: In order to help you identify between habitual and goal-directed action, your brain’s circuits compete for control and make a fine balance between the two actions, an international team of researchers has identified. They found brain chemicals and neural pathway involved in switching between habitual behaviour and deliberate decision-making — providing the strongest evidence to date that the brain’s circuits for habitual and goal-directed action compete for control.

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    PAC takes up CAG report on AgustaWestland issue

    New Delhi: Public Accounts Committee (PAC), headed by Congress member K V Thomas, has taken up the CAG report on the contentious AgustaWestland issue apart from going into over half-a-dozen other defence-related issues.

  • 3D hydrogel biochips to detect bowel cancer early

    Moscow: Scientists have created a hydrogel-based biochip with 3D cells to better help diagnose colorectal cancer – the third most common type of cancer. Colorectal cancer (CRC) develops with minimal clinical symptoms in the early stages. Despite doctors’ efforts, the 5-year survival rate does not exceed 36 per cent. Treatment is effective only if the cancer is detected early.

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    Farooq Abdullah draws flak for phone use during anthem

    Kolkata: A video of Jammu and Kashmir’s former chief minister Farooq Abdullah talking on the phone while the national anthem was being played on Friday at the oath-taking ceremony of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee grabbed eye balls on social media.

  • Giant planet found around very young star

    Washington: Astronomers have discovered a giant planet, at least eight times larger than Jupiter, that orbits a 2 million-year-old star about 450 light years from Earth, contradicting a long-standing idea that larger planets take longer to form. The star CI Tau is so young that it still retains a disk of circumstellar gas and dust, researchers said.

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    Motherhood changed my outlook towards children: Shilpa Shetty

    Mumbai: Actress-entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty, who is returning to TV as a judge on the upcoming children’s dance reality show “India’s Super Dancer”, says her experience as mother of four-year-old son Viaan has changed her outlook towards children.

  • Why do people help the sick but not the unemployed?

    London: Have you ever wondered why any talk of giving money to the unemployed often triggers a political storm whereas increase in healthcare costs often earn laurels? The answer, say researchers, can be found deep in our psychology, where powerful intuitions lead us to view illness as the result of bad luck and worthy of help.

  • MI6 woos middle-aged female spies

    London: Britain’s MI6 spy agency is wooing middle-aged women to bring more inclusivity to its ranks. The UK’s Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) is even advertising on popular parental website for women called Mumsnet to widen its recruitment network. The move is part of a drive to recruit more “mid-career women”, which includes offering more flexible hours and support for those returning after having children.

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    Modi govt treated UP with apathy and neglect: Mayawati

    Lucknow: BSP supremo Mayawati today questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s claim of working for farmers in Uttar Pradesh, alleging that his government had treated the state with “apathy and neglect” during its two-year rule.

  • Federal Alliance seeks formal letter for talks from PM Oli govt

    Kathmandu : The Federal Alliance on Friday said that it would sit for talks if Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli led- government sent a formal letter in the name of Alliance. The decision was made during a meeting held this morning. The Alliance also decided to launch province and district-centric protests in the next phase of protest programmes, reports the Himalayan Times.

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    Court extends IM key operative’s NIA custody by 7 days

    New Delhi: A special court today extended by seven days NIA custody of Indian Mujahideen’s alleged key operative Abdul Wahid Siddibapa after the agency said his further custodial interrogation was needed in connection with fund transfer to the terror outfit.

  • Origin of key Clinton emails from report are a mystery

    Washington: Since her use of a private email server was made public last year, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has insisted she turned over all work-related emails to the State Department to be released to the public. But after 14 months of public scrutiny and the release of tens of thousands of emails, an agency watchdog’s discovery of at least three previously undisclosed emails has renewed concerns that Clinton was not completely forthcoming

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    Odisha to opt for “No helmet no fuel” policy for road safety

    Bhubaneswar: In its bid to ensure road safety, the Odisha government today asked the police to take up the ‘no helmet-no fuel’ initiative as a public movement and ensure its implementation in petrol outlets across the state, besides identifying black spots on the National and State Highways.

  • Call drops: Trai to firm ‘position’ in 2 weeks to help public

    New Delhi: As mobile users continue to grapple with call drops, telecom regulator Trai today said current norms are “inefficient” to provide any relief to consumers and it will finalise in two weeks its “position” in the wake of Supreme Court quashing a penalty provision.


    FSSAI advised to come up with standards for fortification of food grains

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution together with Union Ministry of Health and various other ministries have assigned the mandate to Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to come up with standards for fortification of food grains such as wheat flour, rice which will add to the nutrient value of food intake, a top government official said at an ASSOCHAM event in New Delhi.