Free Press Journal
  • Changing schedule of doses can improve malaria vaccine efficacy

    New York: Researchers at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) have shown that the efficacy of malaria vaccine candidate, RTS,S/AS01, can be improved to approximately 87 per cent, compared with 63 per cent using the current standard regimen, says IANS.

  • Caesarean babies at higher obesity risk

    Washington: Babies delivered by caesarean section may face a higher risk of becoming obese than infants born by vaginal birth, a large new study suggests. Individuals born by caesarean delivery were 15 per cent more likely to become obese as children, and the increased risk may persist through adulthood, the study found, according to PTI.

  • Candidates selected for interviews can apply for re-scheduling of dates

    Indore : The Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) has decided to re-schedule interviews of state civil service examination-2014 for those candidates whose interview dates are clashing with dates of civil service main exam-2016.

  • Ganesh festival special Twitter emoji trends globally

    Mumbai: Micro-blogging website Twitter introduced an emoji on Ganesh festival, and the special emoji has won over hearts globally. According to a statement issued by the site, the number of tweets using hashtag #GaneshChaturth that went out from September 3 to 6, were 4,80,000, reports IANS.

  • New technology enables kids to control video game

    Los Angeles: Disney researchers have designed a speech recognition system for kids that can sort through overlapping speech, side talk and creative pronunciations of young children, allowing them to control a video game character, reports PTI.

  • Indore: Two workers electrocuted

    Indore: Two workers were electrocuted in their factory on Tuesday morning. According to Shivpal Singh Khushwah, station in-charge of Bhanwarkuwa police station, the accident occurred in a chips factory, Pratap Snacks, located in Palda early on Tuesday morning. The victims were identified as Arvind and Jitendra aged between 20 and 25 years.

  • Healthcare corruption taken to task by technology

    London: Corruption, fraud and discrimination are major barriers to healthcare provision in many developing countries, but mobile phone technology innovations like apps could help beat the bad practices, a new study has suggested, according to PTI.

  • Go green with just a bucket of water to immerse clay idol

    Indore, Borgaonkar family, resident of Dhanwantri Nagar, celebrates Ganeshotsav in an eco-friendly way. When asked her take on this, Tanaya, an amateur theatre artist said, “The 10-day Ganesh festival is thought of as a new beginning in our home. Ever since the concept of eco-friendly has emerged, we have been bringing home an idol made of clay and eco-friendly colours instead of one made of PoP. Also, the decoration we use is

  • Kashmir solution not in ‘raining bullets’: Pak army chief

    Islamabad: In a fresh escalation in the continuing Indo-Pak war of words, army chief General Raheel Sharif has spoken about “raining” of bullets on people in the Kashmir Valley and made veiled references to India by talking of “covert and overt intrigues of enemies”.

  • Indore: Keep the volume down during Ganeshotsav, says Devpura family

    Akhilesh Devpura, a businessman living in Saisampada, along with his family, has adopted the go green mantra this Ganesh Chaturthi. He said that people should say no to idols made of chemicals, PoP, clay, plastic and thermocol (polystyrene) and opt for natural, biodegradable material so that after immersion it does not pollute water and surroundings.

  • Indore: Mismanagement at Bengali Square

    Thousands converge at Bengali Square every year to buy Ganesh idols. Besides the city residents, people from nearby villages also come to the area and  the parked vehicles always creates jams.

  • Pandals on roads pose problems for people

    The Ganesh pandals on roads are blocking traffic badly. Despite a meeting held with puja organizers, several pandals have been erected in various parts of the city, raising questions on police permissions.

  • All Party Delegation achieved nothing: Omar

    Srinagar: The All Party Delegation (APD), which visited the unrest-hit Kashmir this week, achieved “nothing” and there is “no sense of urgency” to control the situation, National Conference leader and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said today.

  • Jacqueline excited for debut appearance at NYFW

    Mumbai: Actress Jacqueline Fernandez is “super excited” to make her debut appearance at the New York Fashion Week (NYFW). She says she is ready to spot some “beauty and fashion trends” at the gala.