Free Press Journal
  • Open adoptions benefit kids

    New York: Open adoptions, in which communication is encouraged between adoptive families and the biological family, can benefit the child as well as the adoptive parents, says a study, reports IANS.

  • How societal co-operation led to larger human brain

    London: A team of researchers has found that judging other people in social groups and deciding whether or not to cooperate with them has promoted the rapid expansion of the human brain’s size over the last two million years, reports IANS.

  • Passphrases making passwords a passé

    New York: Did you forget your password because it had too many numbers and special characters? Well “passphrases” technique is for you to not only make a strong password but also remember it easily, and make it hard to crack, says IANS.

  • Father, ex-husband arrested in UK-Pakistani woman’s killing

    Islamabad: Pakistani police have arrested the father and ex-husband of a British woman of Pakistani origin who was killed last month in what authorities suspect was an “honour killing,” a top investigator said today.

  • Russia appeals to CAS against ban from Paralympics

    Rio de Janeiro: Russia’s Paralympic Committee (RPC) has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against a decision to ban the team from competeing at Rio, the RPC press office said on Monday.

  • Saudi-led coalition to allow aid flights to Yemen capital

    Riyadh: The Saudi-led coalition battling rebels in Yemen said it would allow humanitarian flights into Sanaa’s international airport from today, after several days’ closure due to renewed hostilities around the capital.

  • Baloch leaders thank PM Modi for highlighting Balochistan, Gilgit and PoK in I-Day speech

    Geneva/ London: Enthused and relieved by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s expression of gratitude and indirect criticism of Pakistan’s brutalities in Balochistan and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, Baloch leaders on Monday thanked the Indian leadership and media for raising the issue publicly, but called for more practical steps to be initiated by New Delhi.

  • We brought inflation down to 6%: Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the government had brought down the annual inflation rate to below 6 per cent and was now working with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to bring it to 4 per cent, the plus-minus 2 percentage points range.

  • CRPF officer, two militants killed in Kashmir

    Srinagar: A CRPF commandant and two militants were killed in a gunfight here on Monday despite a strict curfew in the Kashmir Valley in view of terror threats on India’s Independence Day.