Free Press Journal
  • Altruism increases after you cross 45

    New York: Combining insights from psychology, behavioural economics and neuroscience, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have discovered that pure altruism increases with age, especially after the age of 45.

  • Chronic kidney disease may lead to diabetes

    Toronto: Establishing a novel link between chronic kidney disease and diabetes, a team of researchers have identified molecular mechanisms that may be responsible for the increased blood glucose levels in such patients, a study has revealed.

  • Hike Messenger raises $175 mn led by Tencent, Foxconn

    New Delhi: Messaging platform Hike Messenger today said it has raised USD 175 million in a new round of funding led by Tencent Holdings and Foxconn Technology Group, valuing the company at about USD 1.4 billion. Existing investors – Tiger Global, Bharti and Softbank Group – also participated in this round.

  • Hafiz Saeed asks Pak military to send troops into Kashmir to teach India lesson

    Islamabad: Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed commenting on the recent Kashmir issue which had been on the boil for more than a month with at least 58 killed and thousands wounded during protests against the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani last month, has asked Pakistan military to send its troops into Kashmir to teach India a lesson.

  • Maha doctor Santosh Pola serial killer, ‘confesses’ to 6 murders: police

    Pune: In a shocking case, a 42-year-old doctor from Satara district of Maharashtra, who was arrested last week in connection with the murder of an anganwadi worker, has “confessed” to killing five more people including four women between 2003 and 2016, and burying them in his farmhouse, police claimed today.

  • Aamir Khan

    Aamir Khan is happy to have son Azad through surrogacy

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan recently admitted that he and wife Kiran Rao are happy to have their son Azad, now three-year-old, through surrogacy and asked people to be aware of it.

  • Congress calls for Odisha shutdown over Mahanadi river water sharing issue

    Bhubaneswar: Holding the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) government in the state and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Chhattisgarh responsible for the dispute over the sharing of waters of the Mahanadi River, the Congress on Tuesday called for a 12-hour state-wide shutdown to protest the unilateral construction of barrages by the Chhattisgarh government in the upper catchment areas of the river.

  • Tata Tiago prices rise by Rs 6,000

    Not too long ago, we reported that Tata may have to increase the Tiago’s prices. Tata Motors’ vice president of sales & network, SN Barman, admitted that the introductory price, while competitive, would be difficult to hold on to. Now, Tata has increased prices of the Tiago by around Rs 6,000, depending on the variant.

  • Simple brain scan could help improve Parkinson’s treatment

    New York: Researchers have discovered that tracking changes in five brain areas linked to movement and balance with a simple non-invasive imaging technique could help evaluate experimental treatment to slow or stop the progress of Parkinson’s.

  • Unilever enters air purifier biz with Blueair buy

    London: FMCG giant Unilever today said it will acquire Sweden-based air purification solutions provider Blueair for an undisclosed sum to foray into air purifier segment.

  • Not just technology, Smart cities need Smart people

    At the Mumbai regional dialogue, the run-up event to the World Sustainable Development Summit in October, experts felt the need to create an institutional framework to make our cities resilient towards climate change 

  • LeEco To Invest Rs 12,000 Cr In New Electric Car Plant!

    Outside China, LeEco (Le Holdings Co Ltd) is better known as a smartphone maker. But you might recall that it had recently made waves by showcasing an electric, autonomous car in China, called the LeSEE. And the company, which is the financial backer of the American company Faraday Future, is now going to invest over Rs 12,000 crore to develop an electric car plant.