Free Press Journal
  • Juan Cuadrado

    Chelsea winger Cuadrado hires Playboy model to help him conquer English demons

    London : Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado is having trouble coping up with English at the English club and he has hired a stunning Playboy model to conquer the language. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho had signed the Colombian dynamo to help the club conquer the Premier League, but the winger is more interested in conquering the English language first. Cuadrado and Playboy model Carla Howe have been exchanging private messages via Instagram, with the famous

  • Sushil Kumar

    Delhi Govt. ropes in Sushil Kumar to promote sports

    New Delhi : The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government has roped in two-time Olympic medal winning wrestler Sushil Kumar to promote sports in Delhi. As part of the plan, Sushil would also promote special sports degree programmes. “The Delhi Government has come up with good ideas for development of sports in Delhi. I have also given some proposals,” he said.

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    We are not worried about Ashwin: AB de Villiers

    Melbourne: Not among the most renowned players of spin but South African captain A B de Villiers today said his side is not too worried about the problems that Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin could pose during their second group encounter in the ICC Cricket World Cup here tomorrow. “Ashwin is a wonderful bowler. They’ve got some other match winners, as well. We’ve played spin really well over the last five years. In fact, it’s definitely not

  • V.S. Achuthanandan

    V.S. Achuthanandan criticised in party meet, walks out

    Alappuzha (Kerala): Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan was Saturday pulled up at the state CPI-M conference here for breaching party discipline following which he walked out of the meet, a source said.  During the morning session of the conference which began Friday, a grim-looking Achuthanandan walked out of the session. He was followed by a battery of reporters but the veteran headed for his home near here at Punnapara, and did

  • Bribery, extortion

    ACP caught red-handed taking bribe

    Nagpur: A senior police officer was here today caught red-handed while allegedly accepting bribe of Rs 10,000, Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials said. Assistant Commissioner of Police, Baba Dongre attached to Panchpaoli area was trapped in his office for allegedly demanding and accepting Rs 10,000 as bribe from an offender by not doing preventive arrest as favour, Additional SP, Nagpur ACB, Sanjay Purandare, told PTI. Dongre will be arrested under relevant sections of Prevention of Corruption Act, Purandare added.

  • Baba Ramdev

    Ramdev supports Jamiat Ulema’s controversial remarks

    Mathura : Days after kicking up a controversy over his comments on a Hindu deity, Jamiat Ulema’s Mufti Muhammad Ilyas found support from Yoga guru Ramdev. Ramdev said that the scholar’s statement of ‘Lord Shiva was first prophet of Muslims’ was appropriate. “The comment of learned Mufti on Hindu Gods is appropriate. His watching a glimpse of Paigambar (Prophet) in Hindu Gods is nothing wrong. He has established an example of brotherhood,” he said while talking

  • Bombay High Court

    HC gives lifer to man who killed wife, child

    Mumbai: Setting aside the death penalty, the Bombay High Court awarded life imprisonment to a 35-year-old resident of suburban Nalasopara who had stoned his wife and minor daughter to death and later chopped off their heads in July 2011. A bench of justices V M Kanade and Anuja Prabhudessai sentenced Ayare to life yesterday, saying that he should not be released from prison before 30 years of imprisonment.

  • Govind Pansare's, mortal

    Govind Pansare’s mortal remains flown to Kolhapur for last rites

    Mumbai : The mortal remains of Govind Pansare was flown to Kolhapur in a chartered flight for the last rites after the veteran CPI leader succumbed to bullet injuries at a hospital here late last night. The flight which took off at 11.40 A.M. was expected to reach Kolhapur around 12.30 P.M.

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    Drone maps Christ the Redeemer in 3d to create first ever accurate replica

    Washington: Christ the Redeemer has been recently mapped by a drone in 3d to create its first ever accurate replica. The mapping was a part of a collaborative project between the PUC University of Rio de Janeiro, 3D-scanning company Pix4D, and Canadian drone makers Aeryon, the Verge reported.

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    Android app ‘YouTube Kids’ to be released on Monday with child-centric channels

    Washington: YouTube has designed a new application especially for children called ‘YouTube Kids’ with channels aimed at youngsters and will be released on Monday. According to the Verge, the app will have original episodes of TV shows for children and will also have a timer so parents can stop their kids from watching for too long.

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    ‘Wonder drugs’ statins not as effective or safe

    Washington: A new study has revealed that safety and life-saving efficacy of statins, the cholesterol-lowering drugs prescribed to prevent heart attacks, have been exaggerated. University of South Florida’s David M. Diamond and researcher Uffe Ravnskov said that hailed as “miracle drugs” when they hit the market two decades ago, statins, are not as effective or as safe as we have been led to believe.

  • Modi's suit at auction

    Shiv Sena defends Modi on auction of monogrammed suit

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena today came to the defence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the auction of his pinstripe monogrammed suit and said the two-piece ensemble was valued highly because of the person who wore it.

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    Black holes emit ‘ferocious’ winds that prevent star formation

    London: Astronomers have revealed that black holes emit ferocious winds that eventually drives away galaxy’s reservoir of molecular gas, the raw material that is needed for stars to form. Astronomers have discovered that the winds from supermassive black holes at the center of galaxies blow outward in all directions, a suspected phenomenon that had been difficult to prove before now.

  • Ebola

    WHO-approved 15-minute rapid Ebola test can be game changer

    Washington: The World Health Organization has approved the first rapid test for Ebola in a potential breakthrough towards ending a deadly epidemic in West Africa. The test, which returns results in 15 minutes, will provide health workers with a way to quickly identify patients who have been infected with the virus, the Verge reported.

  • Mars

    NASA announces winners of first Mars challenge

    Washington: NASA has announced the winners of its first Mars Balance Mass Challenge that asked for design ideas for small science and technology payloads that could provide dual purpose as ejectable balance masses on spacecraft entering the Martian atmosphere. Texas-based Ted Ground was awarded $20,000 for his idea to study the Martian atmosphere by releasing material that could be seen and studied by other Martian spacecraft in orbit and on the ground.

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    Narendra Modi adds punch to Mulayam-Lalu alliance

    Lucknow: Saifai town in Etawah district, about 240 km from Lucknow off the Kanpur-Agra-Delhi National Highway, was on Saturday host to top politicians and celebrities on the occasion of the ‘Tilak’ ceremony of Tej Pratap Singh Yadav, grand-nephew of Mulayam Singh Yadav. Tej Pratap is getting married to Bihar strongman Lalu Prasad Yadav’s youngest daughter Raj Laxmi. Tej Pratap is the Samajwadi Party MP from Mainpuri and the wedding is scheduled for February 26

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    Funny alcoholic YouTube videos fail to show dark side of too-much drinking

    Washington: A recent research has revealed that YouTube videos suggest alcohol makes people funny and popular but fail to show the harms of too much drinking. A variety of socio-demographic, personal, and environmental factors have been linked to negative alcohol-use consequences during adolescence and young adulthood. Media exposure to alcohol was one of these factors.

  • 26 girls among 61 students hospitalised so far

    Coimbatore :The indefinite fast by students of Forest College and Research Institute at nearby Mettupalayam entered the fifth day today, with 61 so far being admitted to the government Hospital there after they fell ill. Over 200 students have been on indefinite fast since February 17, as there was no positive response from Government on their two-point demand of 100 per cent reservation for the post of rangers and quota in appointment of foresters, for

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    GPS-powered ‘smart banana’ that runners can eat post race to feature at Tokyo marathon

    Washington: The Japanese arm of Dole, the biggest fruit and vegetable company in the world has created the first “edible wearable”, a smart banana that will be GPS-powered connected to a separate device that will be used by runners at the Tokyo marathon next week. According to the Verge, the new bizarre banana will use an LED display to show race times, heart rate, and messages of encouragement that spectators can send via Twitter. The runners

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    Starbucks to start serving booze and beef in UK outlets

    London: World renowned coffee shop chain Starbucks would soon be serving alcoholic drinks in the evenings at its UK outlets. The company said though they won’t be selling spirits like gin, whisky or vodka, the branches will serve food alongside premium wines and beers, and the alcohol would be available for consumption on the premises only, the Daily Star reported.