Free Press Journal
  • Scientists recover high purity metals from battery waste

    London: Finnish scientists have recovered important metals — lithium, cobalt and nickel — from battery waste with nearly 100 per cent purity. Recovered metals could be used in the manufacture of batteries, and in the future especially in batteries of electric vehicles. Researchers from Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) were able to extract cobalt at 99.6 per cent purity, nickel at 99.7 per cent purity, and lithium at 99.9 per cent purity

  • Women, young adults more prone to anxiety: study

    London: Women are almost twice as likely to experience anxiety as men, according to a new Cambridge study which also found that young individuals – both male and female – under 35 years of age are more affected by the disorder. The study also found that people from Western Europe and North America are more likely to suffer from anxiety than people from other cultures.

  • New drug found effective against aggressive bladder cancer

    New York: A new drug that harnesses the immune system to attack tumours has been found highly effective against advanced bladder cancer in an international clinical trial. Injections of the experimental agent atezolizumab were found to shrink tumours by at least 30 per cent and stall new tumour growth in 28 of 119 patients.

  • Arctic getting greener due to climate change: NASA

    Washington: Using 29 years of data from satellite imageries, NASA scientists have found extensive greening in the Arctic region, thanks to rising temperatures. The northern reaches of North America are getting greener, said the study that provides the most detailed look yet at plant life across Alaska and Canada. In a changing climate, almost a third of the land cover — much of it Arctic tundra — is looking more like landscapes found

  • Gen-next computers that roll up like paper in the offing

    Seoul: Ultrathin and lightweight computers that roll up like a piece of paper may be closer to reality, thanks to highly flexible organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) developed by Korean scientists. The OLEDs have excellent efficiency and make use of graphene as a transparent electrode, researchers said.

  • US Navy slaps drinking ban on sailors in Japan

    Tokyo: The US Navy on Monday banned its sailors stationed in Japan from drinking in response to the arrest of an American sailor in Okinawa on a suspected DUI charge. According to officials, the indefinite ban applies to all sailors based in Japan or transiting through, the Japan Times reported.

  • Jats, reservation

    Punjab and Haryana HC refuses to vacate stay on Jat reservation

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday refused to vacate the stay granted by Manohar Lal Khattar-led government on its decision to grant reservation in jobs and educational institutions to Jats and five other communities.

  • Social media has changed culinary scene globally: Chef Gary Mehigan

    Bengaluru: English-Australian chef, restaurateur and judge of the “MasterChef Australia” Gary Mehigan, who loves using some Indian spices to cook delectable treats back home in Australia, says social media has played a huge role in giving a fusion touch to the food sector globally, including in India.

  • Australian PM pours raw emotions into election campaign

    Sydney: Australia’s election campaign took a personal turn today, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull telling voters how his father raised him alone after him mother walked out. The multi-millionaire from Sydney’s wealthy eastern suburbs posted an emotional online video tribute to his late father Bruce, saying: “I wouldn’t be where I am today without my dad.”

  • Sonam Kapoor’s ode to yesteryear actress Nutan on her birth anniversary

    June 4 was the day when one of Bollywood’s iconic actresses Nutan Samarth Bahl aka Nutan had taken birth. Even though she is no longer amidst us, the aura of her persona still continues to be around. How can one forget her heart-warming performances in films likeSeema, Sujata, Bandini, Milan, Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki, Meri Jung etc…

  • Check out Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia DSouza pose with their new born

    Just few days ago, Riteish Deshmukh expressed his happiness over the arrival of a new member in his family on his Twitter handle. The actor turned father for the second time and the Deshmukh’s were more than happy to welcome the second son of Riteish and wife and co-actor Genelia.

  • Sanjay Dutt

    Sanjay Dutt signs Rohit Jugraj Chauhans upcoming period film

    Sanjay Dutt has now completely dived into work with him already prepping up for Siddharth Anand’s next. Now, we hear that amidst his other films, the star has signed yet another period film to be directed by Rohit Jugraj Chauhan.

  • Sooraj Pancholi’s lawyer to bring forth evidence of Jiah Khan’s suicidal tendencies

    Former actress Jiah Khan’s suicide case has undergone several tribulations for the past three years. The actress was found hanging herself at her residence on June 3 but this case later culminated into a murder trial after Jiah’s mother Rabia Khan accused the actress’ boyfriend and actor Sooraj Pancholi on the same.

  • Sunny Leone wishes for 30 seconds of fame with Aamir Khan

    A couple of months ago, when Sunny Leone was repeatedly poked about her past by the host of a TV channel during an interview, almost the whole of Bollywood stood in her support. Aamir Khan was one of the persons, who not just offered his rock-solid to Sunny Leone, but also tweeted his support stating “I think Sunny conducted herself wid a lot of grace & dignity. I wish I cud hav

  • 1 killed, 11 injured as Tornado hits south China

    Beijing: One person was killed and 11 others injured after a tornado hit Wenchang City in south China’s Hainan province. The tornado struck the townships of Jinshan and Fengpo on the island province, cutting off power supply, uprooting trees and ripping roofs off houses, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.