Free Press Journal
  • Johnny Depp

    Johnny Depp’s hand injury delays production on ‘Pirates’

    Los Angeles: The production on “Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” in Australia will resume around April 15 after the shooting was shut down for several weeks following Johnny Depp’s return to the US for hand surgery. The producers had said that there would be “minimal impact” to the shoot as the delay was expected to be of two weeks but that break has now extended to at least four weeks,said the

  • Angelina Jolie

    Angelina Jolie beats Emma Watson to become top feminist icon

    London : Angelina Jolie has been voted as UK’s top feminist icon, leaving behind Emma Watson among others in the run. In a nationwide poll conducted by Fashion house Rose and Willard, the 39-year-old activist and actress emerged as a winner, thanks to her amazing work which includes her campaign against rape as a weapon of war through her role as UN Special Envoy, the Mirror reported.

  • 3D skin maps

    3D skin maps to unravel role of personal hygiene

    Washington: Researchers from the University of California – San Diego have developed 3D human skin maps that will provide a baseline for future studies on how molecules make up our skin, the microbes that live on us, our personal hygiene routines and other environmental factors.

  • Peanuts

    Have peanuts with meal to ward off heart diseases

    New York: Including peanut in a high-fat meal may protect your heart from the negative effects of such a diet, suggests a new study. Peanuts can be substituted for high-fat, nutrient-poor foods in the diet that contain solid fats, said the study recently presented at the American Society for Nutrition’s 79th scientific sessions and annual meeting in Boston.  “Previous studies have shown that individuals who consume peanuts more than two times a

  • Apple

    An apple a day may not keep the doctor away: study

    Washington: Myth busted! An apple a day may not keep the doctor away, according to a new research which found that daily apple eaters had just as many doctor visits as those who did not regularly eat the fruit. However, the study also found that daily apple eaters are less likely to use prescription medications. Researchers compared daily apple eaters (those who consumed at least 1 small apple per day or 149 grams of raw

  • Domestic Violence

    Domestic violence leaves mental scars as well

    Toronto: Besides physical injuries, victims of domestic violence are also at a greater risk of mental health problems such as depression and psychotic symptoms, highlights a new study.  The study, published in the journal Depression and Anxiety, showed that women who were victims of domestic violence had a three times higher risk of developing schizophrenia-like psychotic symptoms.  “We studied the impact of domestic violence on the risk of mental health problems, particularly

  • Abu Hamza

    British cleric’s aide pleads guilty in US on terror charges

    New York: An associate of British cleric and terror convict Abu Hamza has pleaded guilty to terrorism charges related to efforts to establish a terrorist training camp in the US. Haroon Aswat pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court yesterday to providing material support to terror group Al-Qaeda and faces 20 years in prison.

  • Fahim Fakhi, Neha Ture emerge best

    Mumbai : Strikers Fahim Fakhi of Trashers, Kalina and Neha Ture of U.K. United, Malad won the player of the tournament awards in the men’s and women’s categories respectively in the Catholic Gymkhana’s annual rink football tournament.

  • Passionate Lovers Idealise Partners’ Faces

    New York : Women who are passionately in love idealise their partners’ faces, according to a new study which tried to find out how love affects people’s perception of their partners’ appearances, reports IANS.

  • India,Yemen,anti-piracy services

    Indian warships sent to Yemen to evacuate Indians

    New Delhi: The two Indian warships sent to strife-torn Yemen to evacuate Indians will also provide anti-piracy escort services to the two passenger ships sent to Djibouti Port to bring back stranded nationals, Vice Chief of the Navy P Murugesan said today. Giving details of the evacuation plan, Vice Admiral Murugesan, who today took over as the Vice Chief, said the evacuation is being worked out through the sea and air routes.

  • Heavy rainfall

    Weather relents in Valley, Jhelum flowing below flood level

    Srinagar: The flood threat in Kashmir Valley today reduced in view of the weather holding up over the past 24 hours resulting in substantial decrease in water level of River Jhelum, which is now flowing below the flood level. Jhelum was flowing at 16.45 feet at Sangam in south Kashmir, down over six feet compared to 22.80 feet 24 hours earlier, a police official said.

  • N. Chandrababu Naidu

    N Chandrababu Naidu to distribute health card to journalists

    Rajahmundry (AP): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will distribute Aryogya Sri card (health card) to journalists in Tirupati on April 6. State health minister K Srinivas said  here yesterday that the chief minister will distribute Arogya Sri cards to scribes in Tirupati on April 6. All steps have been taken to give away the cards to eligible journalists in the state, he said while addressing a gathering.

  • Solar Impulse 2 plane

    Solar Impulse plane touches down in China

    London : The fuel-free aeroplane Solar Impulse has landed in Chongqing, China, completing the 5th leg of its round-the-world flight. Controlled by Bertrand Piccard, the plane had left Mandalay in Myanmar (Burma) around 20 hours ago, and touched down in China just after 17:30 GMT, the BBC reported. Though the aim was to make a short stop in Chongqing before taking off for Nanjing, the weather conditions have delayed the plans.

  • rash driving

    Supreme Court urges severe punishment for rash driving

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court has urged lawmakers to consider a change in law to have a more stringent punishment in terms of rash and negligent driving causing death. Justice Dipak Misra and Prafulla C Pant asserted that a maximum punishment of two years in jail with fine under Section 304 A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) may not serve the purpose of a law being deterrent, which could be an

  • Nalin Kohli

    AAP’s uses ideas to earn votes, doesn’t believe in Lokpal: BJP

    New Delhi : Taking a jibe at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said that the ideas the former uses are only to earn votes and that it does not actually believe in the Lokpal. “Lokpal is only something AAP presented as an issue to reach out to people, they don’t believe in it. Ideas AAP gathers are only to earn votes, they are not committed to

  • Ram Vilas Paswan

    Ram Vilas Paswan assures help to farmers from centre over crop damage

    New Delhi: Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday said that the centre would provide support to farmers, after assessing the scale of crop damage in the northern parts of the country, due to untimely rainfall. “We met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday and he told us to have a look at the whole situation. We are going to Chandigarh now. The Haryana chief minister will

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    Shivraj Singh Chouhan urges farmers not to panic after unseasonal rainfall

    Betul (Madhya Pradesh) : Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan has assured help to farmers and urged them not to panic after unseasonal rainfall damaged their crops. Chouhan had visited the rainfall-affected districts of Madhya Pradesh and addressed the farmers. “If you (farmers) have taken loan from a bank, then the bank will be asked not to take back the money. Rather the bank will be asked to convert the loan till the

  • Massive operation, Jammu, Kashmir

    Massive dewatering operations launched in Jammu-Kashmir

    Srinagar : The Jammu and Kashmir state fire and emergency services department have launched massive dewatering operations in Srinagar to prevent flood-like situation in the state. Earlier on Monday, the Ministry of Home Affairs is in touch with the state government and closely monitoring the situation of increasing water levels in River Jhelum at Srinagar. No breach of embankment has been reported.

  • Zinedine Zidane

    Zinedine Zidane wants to coach France national team

    Paris: France soccer legend Zinedine Zidane again expressed his will of managing the national team in the future, said a media report on Tuesday  The 42-year-old, who won the World Cup in 1998 and European Championship in 2000 with Les Bleus during his player career, is currently coaching Real Madrid’s reserve team Castilla, reported Xinhua.