Free Press Journal
  • Delhi pollution

    SC lifts ban on registering diesel vehicles in NCR

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday said that all diesel vehicles with engine capacity of 2,000 cc or above can now be registered in the National Capital Region subject to depositing one percent of the ex-showroom price of the car with the Central Pollution Control Board.

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    Over 2,000 drug tests conducted so far at Rio Olympics

    Rio de Janeiro: More than 2,000 drug tests have been conducted on athletes competing at the Rio Olympics, International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) spokesman Mark Adams has said.

  • Onus on UP govt to stop attacks like the one on Teotia: Rajnath

    New Delhi: Reacting to the gun attack on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Brijpal Teotia and five others, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said it is the responsibility of the Uttar Pradesh government to deal with the issues of law and order.

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    Happy Ending taught me to stop trusting my guts: Ileana D’Cruz

    The beautifully Ileana D’Cruz is one of the few heroines who have been dabbling between Bollywood and south film industry and have been fairly successful in them both. Even though she was missing from the scene for some time till now, Ileana D’Cruz is more than making up for the time in the form of a stellar performance in this week’s release Rustom, in which she has been paired to none other

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    ‘People value face-to-face conversations over social media’

    Washington: People still value face-to-face time with close friends for the purpose of talking and understand the difference between using social media and having a genuine social interaction, new research has found. “There is a tendency to equate what we do on social media as if it is social interaction, but that does not reflect people’s actual experience using it,” said Jeffrey Hall from University of Kansas in the US.

  • Aerogels

    China develops material for spacecraft to withstand high temp

    Beijing: China has developed a cutting-edge ultralight aerogel, believed to be the lightest solid material ever developed by humans, to be used on its rockets and spacecraft to withstand high temperatures. Zou Junfeng, a senior engineer at the Aerospace Institute of Advanced Materials and Processing Technology in Beijing, said the material, called aerogel, has been widely used in space missions by the United States, Russia and Europe.

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    Google Glass-type device to soon read your brain

    New York: Using Google Glass, a team of researchers is developing a ‘smart’ portable system that will use functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) to measure a person’s brain activity on the go. The applications for fNIRS are endless — from training air traffic controllers and drone operators to studying how students with disabilities learn best or why different people are more receptive to certain commercials.

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    Rare dinosaur fossil found in China  

    Beijing: A rare well-preserved hadrosaur also known as duck-billed dinosaurs has been unearthed in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region and is expected to be of huge value for research into how the species evolved. More than 90 per cent of the bones of the animal were intact, including the head, cervical vertebrae, limbs and a complete tail-bone.

  • ‘Rustom’ and ‘Mohenjo Daro’ get Universal certificate from Pakistan CBFC

    The two highly anticipated films, ‘Rustom‘ and ‘Mohenjo Daro’, are ready for the clash this weekend. On one hand, ‘Rustom’ is based on a real-life story whereas ‘Mohenjo Daro’ is a period drama. Now, we have got the confirmation that Pakistan censor board has passed both the films and given them Universal certificate.

  • Firefox Bikes Launches Co-Branded Bikes with Swiss Military

    Firefox Bikes, Swiss Military together launch co-branded bikes

    New Delhi: Leading name in the premium bike segment in India Firefox Bikes announced the launch of Swiss Military co-branded bikes in association with in association with Swiss Military. Both Firefox Bikes and Swiss Military have joined hands for introducing international standard value for money bike models for youth.