Free Press Journal
  • Want to avoid junk food? Just feel sad!

    Washington: Feelings of sadness may dull your craving to eat junk food, according to a new study which suggests that comfort-eating may just be a myth.

  • Lalu dubs Ramkripal Yadav ‘Bhasmasur’

    Patna: An exasperated  RJD President Lalu Prasad today dubbed his former close aide Ramkripal Yadav as demon ‘Bhasmasura’ for joining BJP after ‘setting fire to ideology’.

  • Have ‘effective strategy’ to fight Maoists: CPI-M

    New Delhi: The CPI-M Wednesday urged the central and Chhattisgarh governments to work out “an effective strategy” to fight the Maoists who killed 16 people in the state.

  • No plans as yet to field Mulayam from Azamgarh: Shivpal

    Lucknow: Putting speculations to rest, the Samajwadi Party (SP) today clarified that there was no proposal yet for party Supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav to contest from Azamgarh seat.

  • Hazare skips Mamata’s Delhi rally

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare today skipped a rally addressed here by TMC chief Mamata Bannerjee who attacked Narendra Modi and ruled out support to either Congress or BJP after the Lok Sabha polls.

  • Major fire at paints factory, no casualty

    Howrah (WB): A major fire broke out at the factory of Shalimar Paints at Nazirganj in Howrah district early today as fire services personnel battled the blaze for over six hours.

  • ‘Modi wave’ stronger than ‘Atal wave’: Thakur

    New Delhi: Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha president Anurag Thakur feels that the ‘Modi’ wave is stronger than the ‘Atal wave’ as BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate has already set an example of “good” governance and development.

  • Secularism/communalism ‘poll ploys’, says Paswan

    Patna: Justifying the decision to join hands with BJP, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) President Ramvilas Paswan today said secularism and communalism were just “poll ploys”.

  • Manjit Bawa, Husain, Raza in Bonhams London auction

    New Delhi: “Life” an oil painting by Manjit Bawa executed during the late artist’s stay in London in the late 1960s is coming up for auction in UK next month with an estimate of Rs 2 to Rs 3 million.

  • Brain’s decision-making centre identified

    Washington: Researchers have identified the decision-making centre of brain that helps people decide whether to have the second glass of alcohol.

  • Diploma student dies of injuries during ‘ragging’

    Kochi: A 21-year-old architecture diploma student, who suffered serious head injuries after being allegedly ragged by six of his seniors at a college in Bangalore, died in a hospital here.

  • ZNP, BJP, HPC withdraw from UDF

    Aizawl: In a sudden turn of events, the Zoram Nationalist Party (ZNP), BJP and the Hmar People’s Convention (HPC) have withdrawn from the United Democratic Front (UDF).

  • 11 killed in avalanches, house collapse in -K

    Srinagar:  At least 11 people, including two army jawans, were killed while over 100 others were evacuated to safety as the unprecedented snowfall in March triggered avalanches and damaged over 150 structures including dozens of houses in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Political posters, hoardings dotting govt buildings

    Jajpur (Odisha): Despite the model code of conduct already in place for the simultaneous Assembly and Lok Sabha elections in Odisha, hoardings, posters and gates of political parties continue to dot public places in Jajpur district.

  • Tripura troopers for Nagaland Lok Sabha polls

    Agartala: Elite Tripura State Rifles (TSR) troopers will provide security during the April 9 Lok Sabha polls in Nagaland, an official said here Wednesday.

  • Shinde vows to take revenge for Chhattisgarh Naxal attack

    Jagdalpur: Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde today vowed to take “revenge” for yesterday’s Naxal ambush in which 15 security personnel and a civilian were killed in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district, saying the attack could be an attempt to disrupt the Lok Sabha polls.