Free Press Journal
  • New hormone may help in diagnosis of PCOS in teenagers

    Washington.D.C: As per a new research measuring blood levels Irisin, a recently discovered hormone may improve diagnosis rates of teenagers with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), reports ANI.

  • Cauvery protest: Section 144 imposed in Bengaluru, K’taka Govt. appeals for peace

    Bengaluru: With protests escalating in the wake of Cauvery water dispute that escalated between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, the Bengaluru Police on Monday imposed Section 144 of the CRPC from 5 p.m. onwards, meaning that no more than five people will be allowed to gather in public places in the city.

  • Why 1.1 mn HIV+ve Indians don’t get drugs they need

    Each of an estimated 2.1 million Indians infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) should be getting a cocktail of drugs to prolong their lives and reduce infections, but no more than 44 per cent do, the Minister of Health told the Lok Sabha in April 2016.

  • Bribe charge: MNS files complaint against Kapil Sharma

    Mumbai: Boding trouble for comedian Kapil Sharma, who kicked up a row through his bribe tweet, the Raj Thackeray-led MNS today filed a complaint against the artist for keeping mum on his allegation that he was asked money by the civic officials, and violation of building norms by him.

  • French PM warns of more terror attacks

    Paris: French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has warned the country of more terror attacks in the days to come, saying that some 15,000 people are in the process of radicalization in France and on police radar, while 1,400 are under investigation.

  • Afghanistan close to peace deal with notorious warlord

    Kabul: Afghanistan is close to signing a peace agreement with Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, President Ashraf Ghani said today, in a landmark accord that could pave the way for the notorious warlord’s political return after years in hiding.

  • Robot surrogates can help chronically ill kids in studies

    Los Angeles: Chronically ill, homebound children who use robotic surrogates to “attend” school feel more socially connected with their peers and more involved academically, according to a first-of-its-kind study.

  • Mariyappan India’s flagbearer in Paralympic closing ceremony

    Rio de Janeiro: Thangavelu Mariyappan, who became only the third Indian ever to clinch a gold medal in the Paralympics, will be the country’s flag-bearer at the closing ceremony of the Rio Games here on September 18.

  • Woman kills four children, herself in China due to poverty

    Beijing: A woman in northwest China allegedly killed four of her children and later committed suicide after her family was reportedly denied government poverty allowance because they were not poor enough, highlighting the wealth gap in the Communist nation.

  • Unrest in Bengaluru as tempers flare over Cauvery water issue

    Bengaluru: An atmosphere of panic prevailed in Karnataka capital Bengaluru on Monday, as stray incidents of violence were reported in parts of the state as well as in Tamil Nadu over the Cauvery River water dispute.

  • India, Nepal discuss issues of mutual interest

    New Delhi: Issues of mutual interest were discussed during a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Nepalese counterpart, Prakash Sharan Mahat, here on Monday ahead of the visit of the Himalayan nation’s Prime Minister, Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda”, later this week.

  • Seoul says North Korea capable of next nuclear test anytime

    Seoul: North Korea is capable of detonating another nuclear device at its main atomic test site any time it chooses, Seoul officials said today, as the United States reportedly planned to send two nuclear-capable supersonic bombers to the South in a show of force against Pyongyang.

  • How X-ray damages DNA, causes cancer decoded

    London: Scientists have, for the first time, found how X-rays and radioactive particles cause cancer in humans by damaging DNA, a finding that may lead to more effective treatments for tumours caused by radiation.