Free Press Journal
  • Naval air enclave proposed at Goa airport: CM

    Panaji: A provision has been made for a naval air enclave spread over five acres at the upcoming Mopa International Airport in North Goa, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar told the assembly on Monday.

  • No delay in green clearances to West Bengal projects: Centre

    New Delhi: The Centre is not giving “step- motherly” treatment to West Bengal while assessing projects for environment clearance and there is no delay on its part as the approval system is online and transparent, Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave said today.

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    Exposing teens to booze at home can drive them to addiction

    Washington D.C: Your kid is better off steering clear of your wine rack as a recent study has suggested that teens, who have easy access to drugs and alcohol in the home, are more likely to turn into addicts in their early and late 20s. Conducted by Michigan State University’s Cliff Broman, it is one of the first studies to look at how adolescent exposure to illegal substances affects patterns of abuse

  • BSP leaders now charged with child sex offences

    Lucknow: Charges under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act were added against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leaders in the case registered by the mother and the wife of former BJP leader Dayashankar Singh, an official said on Monday.

  • No Pokemon Go in Rio athletes disappointed

    London: Doping crisis and poor facilities might have shrouded Rio Olympics but it appears the inability to play artificial intelligence (AI)-based game Pokemon Go is bothering athletes the most.

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    Beijing seeks logo designs for 2022 Winter Olympic, Paraliympics

    Beijing: Beijing launched a worldwide campaign to seek designs for the emblems of both 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. At an event held to celebrate the first anniversary of the successful bid for the 2022 Olympic Games, the organisers on Sunday said they will seek designs for the emblems of those games from worldwide designers regardless of their nationality, gender, profession and age, reports Xinhua.

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    That’s how our brain makes risky decisions

    New York: Identifying a region of the brain involved in decisions made under conditions of uncertainty, scientists have explained what goes on inside our heads as we decide whether to take a risk or play it safe. In everyday lives, people often have to make a choice between a safe option and a better, but riskier, option. However, when this system of evaluating risk in the brain goes awry, it

  • Flu vaccines

    New find brings HIV vaccine closer to reality

    Washington D.C: A team of scientists has identified immunological profiles of people who make powerful HIV antibodies, paving the way for development of a vaccine.

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    GST Bill: BJP issues whip to its Rajya Sabha members

    New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday issued a three-line whip to its Rajya Sabha members, asking them to be present in the house for the next three days during the discussion on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill. The GST Bill is likely to come up for discussion and passage in the Upper House tomorrow.

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    Rajnath chairs high-level meet ahead of SAARC meet in Pakistan

    New Delhi : Ahead of his visit to Pakistan for the South Asian Association Regional Cooperation (SAARC) meeting, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday chaired a high-level meeting here. Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi, National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, Intelligence Bureau (IB) Chief Dineshwar Sharma and Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) chief Rajinder Khanna were also present at the meeting.