Free Press Journal
  • Young pregnant women more at risk of stroke: Study

    New York: Pregnancy in young women may increase the risk of stroke as compared to their older counterparts of childbearing age, a study has found. The findings showed that stroke risk was more than doubled in women aged 12 to 24 years and increased significantly by 60 per cent in women 25 to 34 years during pregnancy or post partum period up to six weeks after delivery, says IANS.

  • Snakes once had legs research revealed

    New Delhi: About 150 million years ago, snakes roamed about on well-developed legs. Now researchers say a trio of mutations in a genetic switch is why those legs eventually disappeared. Taken together, the mutations in the enhancer of a gene known as “Sonic hedgehog” disrupt a genetic circuit that drives limb growth in snakes.

  • Manohar Parrikar expresses grief over Quetta terror attack

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday expressed grief over the terror attack in Quetta city in Pakistan that killed at least 59 persons and said terrorism in any form can’t be justified.

  • Akhilesh Yadav supporters demand his return as SP’s UP chief

    Lucknow: Minutes after Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav claimed all was well within the family and the party, hundreds of Akhilesh Yadav supporters virtually laid siege to the party office here, demanding that the Chief Minister be given back the reins of the party’s state unit.

  • Post- Cyrus Mistry, Ratan Tata hints changes in Tata Group

    Mumbai: Tata Sons Interim Chairman Ratan N. Tata, hinting at possible changes in the group companies, on Tuesday urged them to “act as leaders in their respective markets and enhance returns to shareholders”.

  • Blast in firecracker godown kills one

    New Delhi: One person was killed and two others were injured in a deafening blast outside a firecracker godown here on Tuesday, police said.

  • Dinosaurs were social animals with gregarious behaviour

    Toronto: Dismissing a common perception that dinosaurs were solitary, vicious monsters, researchers have found evidence that just like most modern animals, these gigantic creatures too loved company and they lived and died together in groups.

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  • 61 killed in terror attack on Pakistan police training college

    Quetta: At least 61 people, mostly young cadets, were massacred and more than 100 others injured when heavily-armed Islamic State militants attacked a police training centre here in the capital of the restive Balochistan province, in one of the deadliest terror attacks in Pakistan.

  • Kahaani 2 Trailer: Vidya Balan will keep you hooked

    The trailer of Vidya Balan starrer ‘Kahaani 2’ is out and it is truly a visual treat for everyone. The trailer keeps you hooked to the very end and just cannot just can’t stop watching it again and again!

  • Women face same drink-related health issues like men

    Sydney: Women face same health related problems from alcohol consumption as men, finds a new study. According to the study, women are catching up with men in terms of their alcohol consumption and its impact on their health.

  • Uranus may have two undiscovered moons: Study

    Washington: Uranus may have two tiny, previously undiscovered moons orbiting near two of the planet’s rings, researchers using data from NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft have found.

  • Old blood as good as new for transfusion: Study

    Toronto: Using fresh blood for transfusions may not boost patient survival, according to a new study which contradicts the common perception that stored blood could be harmful.