Free Press Journal
  • How childhood trauma contributes to poverty

    New York :  People who experience emotional and physical abuse during their childhood are likely to end up earning less and not having enough healthy food for their children, research has found, reports IANS.

  • Social media addiction can cause FOMO

    New Delhi :  If you cannot live without the social media for even a minute, check out if you’re suffering from FOMO – Fear of Missing Out. Health experts say the constant urge to be in touch with friends and happenings via smartphones has left many youths suffering from this new breed of disorder.

  • Aam Aadmi Party volunteers armed with 6000 spy cameras

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday said it was providing more than six thousand recording devices and two thousand spy cameras to the volunteers to help them curb the practice of liquor and money distribution during the assembly polls.

  • 80-year-old superagers have sharp memories

    New York :  Superagers – people who are aged 80 and above – have memories that are as sharp as those of healthy people, finds a research, reports IANS.

  • How Delhi Keeps Women Out Of Elections

    With Kiran Bedi leading the Delhi election campaign for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Sheila Dixit already having been chief minister for three terms, it might appear that women have a significant role to play in the February 7 elections.

  • Minor girl raped

    Youth rapes 15 year old girl at gun-point in Muzaffarnagar

    Muzaffarnagar: A 15-year-old-girl was allegedly raped at gun-point by a youth at Bhopa village here, police said today. The incident happened last night when the girl was returning home after giving dinner to her brother, they said.

  • boko haram

    Boko Haram kills dozens in rampage after Chad offensive

    Fotokol: Nigerian Boko Haram fighters went on the rampage in the Cameroonian border town of Fotokol today, massacring dozens of civilians and torching a mosque before being repelled by regional forces. The onslaught came a day after Chad sent troops across the border to flush the jihadists out of the Nigerian town of Gamboru, which lies some 500 metres (yards) from Fotokol on the other side of a bridge.

  • Argentina President

    Argentine President Cristina risks China row after Twitter gibes

    Buenos Aires: Argentina’s President Cristina Kirchner has risked offending her Chinese hosts, appearing to poke fun on Twitter at their difficulty pronouncing the letters “L” and “R” in Spanish. Kirchner, already under the spotlight at home after the suspicious death of a prosecutor and on a mission to China to expand trade and political ties, tweeted in Spanish: “Are they all with La Campola?”

  • Vandalism-representation

    Christians protest raises temperature in national Capital

    New Delhi: The Christian community in the national Capital, which is livid over the recent attacks on Churches, spilled into the streets on Thursday. Not only has the Christian protest added to the political din in the national Capital catching the administration napping, it has been deftly timed to embarrass the BJP government at the Centre over the failure of the police to protect their shrines.

  • AAP-BJP

    Last-ditch battle for Delhi as fight turns ugly

    New Delhi: The fight between the AAP and the BJP is turning ugly with the countdown starting for the winding of the poll campaign. Allegations were flying thick and fast with the AAP leaders charging that liquor and money was in full play in the national capital: they see this as a last ditch bid by the BJP to sway and intimidate voters. The saffron party, of course, denies the charges.

  • Home Secretary gets the boot

    New Delhi :  Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami, a UPA government appointee who not only survived in the Modi government but was even considered for the post of Cabinet Secretary, has been sacked.

  • Narendra Modi

    AAP gifts itself 51 seats; its all lies, says Modi

    New Delhi :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has come down heavily on pre-poll surveys that have depicted that the Aam Aadmi Party is ahead of the BJP in the elections for the Delhi state assembly. Addressing the last of his four public meetings, Modi described these surveys as” lies” and predicted that his party would get an absolute majority. “Do not listen to lies… The BJP will get full majority,” he said

  • Rahul blames Modi for Jayanthi bomb

    New Delhi :  In an unusual show of aggression, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has directly pointed an accusing finger at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the so-called “Jayanthi bomb” that hit the Congress last week.

  • Vengsarkar critical of Mumbai cricket’s present condition

    Mumbai: Former India skipper and ex-chief selector Dilip Vengsarkar here expressed concerns about the declining standard of cricket in Mumbai, considered as the nursery of the country’s players, and said that advanced coaching is the need of the hour. “What is required in Mumbai is advanced coaching. IPL has started the mushroom growth of coaches. I don’t know whether they give the right kind of inputs to the young cricketers,” said Vengsarkar

  • Kiran must face up to scrappy Kejriwal

    Whatever be the outcome of the Delhi assembly elections, whose results are due on Tuesday next, there can be little doubt that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s honeymoon with the masses is showing signs of coming to an end. He is attracting fewer people to his public meetings and there are questions being raised about his handpicked candidate for chief ministership, Kiran Bedi, whose visibility and impact in the electoral race is being

  • Is there life after octroi? BMC chief mulls slum tax

    Mumbai :  Presenting a massive Rs. 33,514.15 crore budget with a surplus of Rs. 2.74 crore, Municipal Commissioner Sita-ram Kunte on Wednesday suggested raising taxes under new heads, which would help offset the loss to the civic body after abolition of octroi in 2016.

  • Envious Facebook users can go into depression

    Washington :  Facebook use can lead to symptoms of depression if the social networking site triggers feelings of envy among its users, a new study has found, reports PTI.

  • Netanyahu test for America

    For quite some years, especially since the advent of the quaintly named Tea Party, an extreme rightist group, entered the Republican ranks in the United States, I have been pondering one question: Is there greater hatred between the Congress and the BJP in the world’s largest democracy or that between the Republicans and the Democrats in the most powerful? After deep thought, I am inclined to conclude that although the