Free Press Journal
  • Indian-origin Irish minister is gay

    Dublin: An Indian-origin senior Cabinet minister in Ireland announced he’s gay, becoming the first openly homosexual government figure in the history of the traditionally conservative Catholic country.

  • Brain Stimulates Body To Burn Fat

    Sydney : A team of Australian researchers has uncovered the action of two naturally occurring hormones along with brain signals that assist in the shedding of excess fat.  Researchers from Monash University unravelled a molecular mechanism that depends on the combined action of two hormones – leptin, an appetite suppressant generated in fat cells, and insulin, produced in the pancreas, reports IANS.

  • Expelled AAP man Binny joins BJP

    New Delhi: Expelled AAP leader Vinod Kumar Binny on Sunday joined the BJP ahead of the Feb 7 Delhi assembly elections. He slammed the AAP, saying the party was “responsible for emotional blackmailing”. Welcoming him to the Bharatiya Janata Party, its Delhi unit president Satish Upadhyay lauded the fact that Binny was the “first one to raise his voice against undemocratic processes in the AAP”. Talking to reporters, Binny lashed out at

  • Horoscope

    Aries:- Joy and pleasure can be found in your family connections and experiences and/or your home life. Your co-workers will get impress with your ideas and plans and will be supportive while expressing them to seniors.

  • In Defence Of The Ordinance Route

    Law-making in our democracy has been a less than ideal process. We have usually had two kinds of scenarios. There is the one in which laws have been delayed for decades. The Lokpal Bill is one such example, where it took nearly four decades for the act to be passed, and even now, there is no watchdog mechanism in place. Then there is the other situation in which laws are passed within

  • Shots fired near Bidens’ home

    Washington: The Secret Service says multiple gunshots were fired from a vehicle near the Delaware home of Vice President Joe Biden. The vice president and his wife were not at home at the time. The Secret Service says the shots were fired at around 8:25 pm local time on Saturday on a public road outside the secure perimeter near the home in Greenville, Delaware. The shots were heard by Secret Service personnel.

  • Deepika can carry off almost everything she wears

    India’s ace designer, the gorgeous Ritu Beri has worked with many A-lister Bollywood actresses. The designer, who was recently honoured with the ‘Order of Civil Merit’, by the Spanish government shares her expertise on fashion trends this year with Pratishtha Malhotra. (more…)

  • Scaling Up Our Outward Orientation

    Professor Jagdish Bhagwati has lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s economic vision: When he was CM of Gujarat, he built prosperity with “efficiency-enhancing policies” that included openness to trade and to foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows. Naturally, he is expected to “scale up these policies to the national level,” he added. Such an assessment is very much in line with the thinking of  investment banks like Deutsche Bank that have discerned a East Asian outward–oriented

  • Cartoonist R K Laxman critical

    Pune: Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman, who created “The Common Man”, has suffered multiple organ failure and his condition was “critical” late on Sunday, family sources said.

  • Bedi Versus Kejriwal

    The belated entry of Kiran Bedi, a former IPS officer, in the electoral fray is bound to make the Delhi Assembly poll interesting. Though the BJP was ahead in the opinion polls, in the war of perceptions, it was Arvind Kejriwal of the Aam Aadmi Party who had stolen the march. It was because the BJP in Delhi did not have a single, credible ‘face’ to front its campaign. It had sought to replicate

  • Oh, For Some Cold!

    When two Englishmen meet in the morning they invariably remark on the weather—unless they have a rare subject like the monarch’s impending motherhood to talk about. When two Indians meet in the morning they would rather talk about the political party that has most been in the headlines. The reason for this completely different emphasis is that in India the weather throughout the year is the same. When there are rains in

  • BIRJU is a superstars’ treat

    In today’s world, making all the A-lister Bollywood celebrities come together in a single frame is a very tough task. But looks like this dream of watching your favourite stars dance together in a video has now come true with the latest video titled ‘Birju…’ of the upcoming film ‘Hey Bro’.