Free Press Journal
  • Indians lose over 1.5 years of their lives to air pollution: Study

    Houston: Air pollution shortens people’s lives by over a year, say scientists who suggest that better air quality could lead to a significant extension of human lifespan around the world. This is the first time that data on air pollution and lifespan has been studied together in order to examine the global variations in how they affect overall life expectancy. The researchers from University of Texas at Austin in the US looked at outdoor

  • If trade halts, war will follow, warns Jack Ma

    Davos : Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s Group Chairman Jack Ma, on Wednesday, said globalisation cannot be stopped and if trade stops then war will follow. “To dissolve problems we need to embrace globalisation and it is our responsibility and opportunity to improve it,” Jack Ma stated at a special session here during the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting.

  • Bhopal: Anandaks organises cycle rally

    GWALIOR: In an attempt to aware Gwaliorites about the issue of environmental pollution in the city and to improve health and happiness within them, a cycle rally of Anandaks who are registered under the department of happiness of Madhya Pradesh government, was conducted on Sunday. The cycle rally started at 7:30 am from the place where longest national flag is situated at the theme road and reached ‘Anandam Centre’ situated on government

  • SC asks Sterlite to pay Rs100 crore for polluting environment

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Sterlite Industries, a subsidiary of UK-based Vedanta Group, to pay Rs100 crore as compensation for polluting environment through its copper smelting plant in Tamil Nadu but refused to direct its closure.