Free Press Journal
  • Hearing Impaired

    Aziza Tyabji Hydari, co-founder of Aural Education for Children with Hearing Impairment (AURED), was initially trained as a primary school teacher. But with the slight difference that she is actually glad to hear a child swear. Gulnaaz, a four year old who had received two years of aural therapy, could imitate what people said but not speak spontaneously. Her condition made sure she listened well, but spoke little (like many young girls

  • A meal of Food WASTE

    Every year over 1.3 billion tonnes of food produced for human consumption is wasted, which is equivalent to more than half of the world’s annual cereals crop. Food wastage’s carbon footprint is estimated at 3.3 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent of green house gases released into the atmosphere per year. However, there are healthy and delicious ways of reducing food wastage, says NIDHI JAMWAL. Continue Reading ...-->

  • Nuns red-faced after missing call from Pope!

    Madrid : A group of nuns in Spain got a New Year surprise when they checked their answerphone machine to discover they had missed a call from the Pope, who left a message asking why they didn’t pick up.

  • Chinese herbal compound may fight chronic pain

    The key pain-relieving ingredient is a compound known as dehydrocorybulbine (DHCB) found in the roots of the flowering plant Corydalis, a member of the poppy family. “Our study reports the discovery of a new natural product that can relieve pain,” said Olivier Civelli of the University of California, Irvine. “This analgesic acts in animal assays against the three types of pain that afflict humans, including acute, inflammatory, and neuropathic or chronic pain,”

  • Love in Veena-land!

    A certain Prashant Pratap Singh’s claims of being Veena Malik’s live-in partner and his airing of pictures to stake his claim on the newly-married Malik, are being demolished by the lady. “I think some people don’t like to see me happy. Why else would (actress) Dolly Bindra fly down to Pakistan to hold a press conference against me? Now

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    Will Telangana emerge before LS polls?

    Hyderabad : Will a separate Telangana state be a reality before the general elections that are expected in April-May? 

  • Game Addiction

    Distraught Daughter

    My daughter is 16 years old. She was in a relationship for 6 months. They recently broke up. My daughter can’t stop crying; she won’t eat and doesn’t sleep well. She doesn’t even talk to her sister with whom she is so close. She has her exams end of January, 2014. And I am scared as she is not studying at all. She keeps saying that he left her

  • Gaming mouse pad, camera lenses & more

    A gaming mouse pad has reported the arrival in India of what’s caller a gaming mouse pad. Priced at Rs 2,125 and Rs 1,595, you might start wondering what this is all about anyway. It’s a new gaming accessory. One comes with a hard gaming mouse pad. Made in a way specially meant for gamers. We’re told: “The hard mouse pad helps gamers improve glide consistency and mouse tracking performance. The hard

  • Crossing a Moving Ocean

    Uday K. Chakraborty goes to  Silapathar Ghat in Assam and crosses the mighty Brahmaputra. (more…)

  • Kushal-Gauahar celebrate (cosy) New Year in Goa

    Bigg Boss 7, the reality show that aired on colours channels, recently ended with a grand finale and energetic performances by host Salman Khan and the contestants. While the viewers enjoyed everything that the show had to offer (including handsome host Salman Khan), it was the love blooming in the house that garnered a lot of interest from

  • The book that has made an impact on me

    My favourite book is ‘The Fountainhead’ by Ayn Rand. It’s difficult to explain the impact the book has made on me, but it has stayed with me for all these years. And I often go back to it once in a while. The best thing about this book is that it encourages clarity of thought and conviction, probably that’s

  • Future Point 5 Jan to 11 jan 2014

    Aries : Venus and Mercury changing its position this week will bring growth in your business. Openings and opportunities that present themselves during this period could be paving the way for bigger changes.