Free Press Journal
  • NASA to study microbes of the space station

    Washington: The microbes that people have brought with them so far to the International Space Station — and left behind — are the focus of a new collaborative research opportunity from NASA and the non profit Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, according to IANS.

  • Computers spot deadly food poisoning bacteria

    London: Novel computer software can learn to predict strains of bacteria likely to cause food poisoning outbreaks, a new study has found, says PTI.

  • Parent-child bonds may affect your midlife health

    New York: Growing up in a well-off home can benefit a child’s physical health, but lack of good relationship with parents, or the presence of abuse, may affect health, as well as well-being during mid-life, a study has found, according to IANS.

  • India ranked 143 among 188 countries in health study

    New Delhi: A global study on a range of health indicators released today has ranked India 143rd among 188 countries, citing various challenges, including mortality rates, malaria hygiene and air pollution.

  • India reach 291/9 vs New Zealand at stumps on Day 1

    Kanpur: India’s middle order collpased as they managed 291 for 9 at stumps on day 1 of the opening cricket Test against New Zealand. The match, which happends to India’s 500th Test, saw Murali Vijay (65) and Cheteshwar Pujara (62) score half-centuries while Rohit Sharma (35) and KL Rahul (32) got out after getting set. Ravichandran Ashwin contributed 40.

  • US warns of ‘Starbucks attack risk’ in south Turkey

    Istanbul: The United States has warned of the risk of a terror attack in the southern Turkish city of Gaziantep close to the Syrian border on businesses frequented by Westerners, including the popular coffee chain Starbucks. The US embassy in Ankara said in a message to citizens that there are reports of a police investigation into a “terror cell” in Gaziantep, which in August was hit by a deadly suicide bombing

  • Mumbai on high alert after suspicious men spotted

    Mumbai: The Western Naval Command here issued a high alert along the Mumbai coast after four men in military uniform were today spotted moving suspiciously near a Naval facility in Uran, about 47 kms from here.

  • Jolie, Pitt divorce ‘could drag on for years’

    Los Angeles: Former star couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt shocked the world when they recently announced their divorce and a top divorce lawyer has now revealed that it’s highly unlikely their dispute is going to be solved anytime soon.

  • US allows Boeing, Airbus to sell planes to Iran

    New York: Aviation giants Airbus and Boeing have obtained a US government licence to complete sale of planes to Iran Air despite fierce political opposition, media reports said. A spokesman for Boeing said the licence covered the sale of 80 planes to Iran’s national carrier, Iran Air, while Airbus confirmed it received a licence for an initial sale of 17 planes — part of a larger deal signed

  • NEWS ALERT: Mumbai on high security alert

    Mumbai: An Indian naval base near Mumbai that houses missile and ammunition has been put on high alert as a suspicious movement is noticed today.