Free Press Journal
  • Agitation intensifies in Manipur for and against 3 anti-migrant bills

    Imphal: As Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh prepares to lead a delegation to New Delhi to muster support for three anti-migrant bills passed by the assembly, those opposed to the proposed laws said they will intensify their agitation.

  • Hydropower dams worldwide cause continued species extinction

    London: Reservoir islands created by large hydropower dams – hailed as conservation sanctuaries to protect species – undergo sustained loss of animal and plant life every year, a new study has found. New research led by the University of Stirling in the UK found a global pattern of sustained species extinctions on islands within hydroelectric reservoirs.

  • Leaky blood-brain barrier may lead to Alzheimer’s disease

    London: Researchers using a contrast-enhanced MRI technique have found that leakages in the blood-brain barrier (BBB) may lead to early onset of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The BBB — a collection of cells and subcellular structures that separates the circulating blood from the brain — is essential to keep brain tissue in healthy condition.

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    DCW issues notices on human trafficking to Delhi Police, others

    New Delhi: The Delhi Commission for Women on Tuesday issued notices to Department of Women and Child Development, Delhi Police, Directorate of Prosecution and Department of Health and Family Welfare to ascertain the status of implementation of the decisions taken by the state level coordination committee on combating trafficking that was convened under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary of Delhi Government.

  • Effects of maternal smoking continue after birth

    New York: Mothers-to-be, please take note! Maternal smoking can trigger widespread genetic changes that affect formation of connections between brain cells long after birth, warns a study. Maternal smoking has been linked to behavioural changes such as attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, addiction and conduct disorder.

  • New tool to predict spread of Zika virus

    Tokyo: Japanese scientists have developed a new tool that can predict the risk of Zika virus importation and local transmission around the world. Countries that are well connected to/from Brazil have been at particularly high risk of importation, researchers said. However, subtropical and tropical countries with a history of dengue and other mosquito-borne diseases have the greatest risk of the virus spreading once it arrives in the country, they said.

  • Blac Chyna takes break from hosting due to pregnanacy

    Los Angeles: Model Blac Chyna Blac Chyna, Rob Kardashian, hiatus, hosting, Rob Kardashian, preganant announced on Snapchat that she is will not be hosting gigs during her pregnancy.

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    Sony Pictures Networks India to launch new movie channel soon

    New Delhi: Aiming to put the spotlight on movies with a strong storyline and content, irrespective of their box office performance, Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited will be soon launching a new English movie channel, Sony Le PLEX HD.

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    Katy Perry’s Twitter account hacked

    Los Angeles: Singer Katy Perry’s Twitter account, which has 89 million followers, has been hacked some nasty and vulgar tweets posted.

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    DMK seeks CBI and ED probe in seizure of Rs.570 crore

    Chennai: The DMK has demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) into the seizure of Rs 570 crore by an Election Commission team near Coimbatore.

  • Chidambaram files nomination for Rajya Sabha from Maha

    Mumbai: Senior Congress leader and former Union Finance minister P Chidambaram today filed his nomination papers for the biennial elections to Rajya Sabha from Maharashtra.

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    Vadra row: Sonia dares PM Modi to conduct probe

    Raebareli (Uttar Pradesh): Retorting to allegations levelled against her son-in-law Robert Vadra that a controversial arms dealer bought a ‘benami’ or proxy-owned mansion in London for him in 2009, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led-NDA government is resorting to new lows everyday to achieve their target of ‘Congress free India’ and dared the Centre to launch a probe.