Free Press Journal
  • Beyonce

    Beyonce teases new romantic song ‘Die With You’

    Los Angeles :  R&B star Beyonce has posted a snippet of her new love ballad “Die With You” along with a video that seems to be shot on a hand-held camera. The 15-second video for the song shows a make-up free Beyonce playing the piano in a baseball cap, smiling broadly while singing. “Die With You” is exclusive to TIDAL, Beyonce’s husband Jay Z’s new streaming service. Beyonce is a co-owner of TIDAL.

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger

    Arnold Schwarzenegger slams fourth ‘Terminator’ film

    Los Angeles:  Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger does not have any qualms about not having been back for “Terminator Salvation”.
    The 67-year-old actor spoke to “Good Morning America” recently about the fact that the fourth installment was the only film in the franchise in which he was not involved, said the Hollywood Reporter.

  • Mayawati

    Mayawati ridicules UP CM for encouraging use of cycle

    Lucknow: BSP supremo Mayawati today ridiculed Akhilesh Yadav for encouraging use of cycle, drawing a spontaneous retort from the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister. “Akhilesh has nothing to do. If he does not ride cycle, what else will he do,” Mayawati posed at a press conference here. Pat came a reply from the chief minister, who said, “cycling is good for health, she should know.”

  • Ranveer Singh

    Ranveer Singh back home after surgery

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh returned to his home on Sunday for his “rehab phase” following a successful shoulder surgery at a hospital here.  “Surgery went well… Back home now and all set for Rehab phase… Thank u all for ur love n concern! #stongerthanbefore #eyeofthetiger,” the “Band Baaja Baaraat” actor posted on his Twitter page.   Images of the actor waving out to his fans outside the hospital are doing the rounds on

  • Robert Pattinson and FKA Twigs go to the afterparty for her concert in NYC

    Robert Pattinson, FKA twigs plan pub wedding?

    Los Angeles: Robert Pattinson and FKA twigs are reportedly planning a wedding this summer. twigs wants “something quite informal, like a pub wedding,” while Pattinson’s parents “would really like a church wedding”, reported Ace Showbiz.

  • Mayawati

    Mayawati demands Bharat Ratna for Kanshi Ram

    Lucknow: Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday said social reformer Kanshi Ram should be awarded the Bharat Ratna for his contribution to the society. “We welcome the Bharat Ratna conferred on Atal ji. But we also feel that Kanshi Ram ji should also be honoured for his contribution to the society,” she said.

  • Kim Kardashian

    Kim Kardashian freaks out over pregnancy complications, `surgery`

    Washington : Kim Kardashian has freaked out about her pregnancy complication as her fertility doctor needs her to go into surgery to clear something out of her uterus. The 34-year old reality star said in a clip from the upcoming episode on the show ‘Keeping up with the Kardashians,’ that there was nothing more on this earth she wanted than to get pregnant again, Us magazine reported.

  • IS using sledgehammers, rifles to ruin Iraq’s UNESCO World Heritage site

    Sydney : According to a new Islamic State (IS) video, the group has used sledgehammers and rifles to destroy Iraq’s UNESCO World Heritage city of Hatra. According to News.com.au, officials and local residents said militants attacked the 200-year-old city last month. However, the extent of the damage remains unclear as it is in territory still controlled by the IS militants.

  • Spider fear

    Fear of spiders is in our DNA

    London: A fear of spiders is in our DNA and  represents a finely tuned survival instinct, scientists have found. Researchers said that spiders in Africa, where humans evolved, presented such a powerful threat to their survival that the ability to spot them became an evolutionary necessity.

  • Mahinda Rajapaksa

    Sri Lankan govt orders investigation into country’s national airlines over corruption charges

    London : The Sri Lankan government has urged for a criminal investigation into the national airlines of the country following corruption charges. The statement issued by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s office has accused former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, for making changes within the administration and allowing 2.3 billion dollar purchase of 10 new aircrafts “despite the availability of more cost-effective alternatives,” the BBC reported.

  • Nuclear deal

    Iran to resume nuclear activities if West withdraws from agreement

    Washington : Iranian foreign minister has said that the country would be able to resume its nuclear activities if the West withdraws from the nuclear deal agreement which is to be finalized in June. According to Fox News, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Iran had the power to take action and will resume its nuclear program if the West refused to honour the agreement. Zarif said that all parties can stop their

  • Muammar Gaddafi

    Muammar Gaddafi palaces reduced to garbage dumps, pet markets

    Tripoli : The sprawling palace compounds from which Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi ruled for four decades have been reduced to garbage dumps and pet markets by the 2011 revolution which toppled him. In the heart of Tripoli, the once feared but now humbled Bab al-Aziziya compound resembles a wasteland.

  • kenya college attack

    Kenyan police parade bodies of al Shabab gunmen who massacred 150 students at university

    Sydney : Kenyan police have paraded the naked bodies of al Shabab gunmen who massacred 150 people at the Garissa University, hours after a threat of “another bloodbath” came. According to News.com.au, al-Shabab militants who slaughtered nearly 150 people in one of Kenya’s worst massacres reportedly separated their victims into Muslims and non-Muslims. They had also taunted Christian and Jewish students before they executed them. Pope Frances, presiding over Easter celebration, condemned the indifference and

  • women date war heroes

    Why women prefer dating `war heroes` revealed

    London : A new study has revealed that women prefer dating “war heroes” than any other men. Psychologist Joost Leunissen, the survey’s co-author, said the reasons were probably rooted in the history when brave men were seen as making better partners, the Daily Star reported. University of Southampton researchers say that women are more attracted towards war heroes than regular soldiers or men who display heroic traits in other fields, such as in sports

  • Good friday

    Good Friday tangle: Work exigencies must count

    New Delhi:  It is unfortunate that Justice Kurien Joseph of the Supreme Court has protested so vehemently over the chief Justice of India, Justice H.L. Dattu, holding a conference of judges of the Supreme Court and chief justices of high courts on Easter weekend which includes Good Friday.

  • HIV infection

    HIV spreads like internet malware

    London: Researchers have created a new model for HIV progression which shows that the virus spreads in a similar way to some computer worms and predicts that early treatment is key to warding off AIDS. HIV specialists and network security experts at University College London found that the spread of HIV through the body using two methods – via the bloodstream and directly between cells – was similar to how some computer worms spread through

  • Ebola

    New tool predicts Ebola infection risk

    Washington: A US-based doctor, who treated Ebola-infected patients in Liberia last year, has developed a tool that can predict whether suspected Ebola patients would actually carry the virus. Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has affected 24,000 persons during the current epidemic, which is the largest recorded outbreak of EVD in history. Over 10,000 people have died in West Africa, mainly in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.

  • Khaleda Zia

    Khaleda Zia granted bail in corruption cases

    Dhaka: A court here on Sunday granted bail to Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief and former prime minister Khaleda Zia in two cases of corruption, according to media reports.  On February 25, a court in Dhaka had issued an arrest warrant against Zia after she skipped several hearings in the “Zia Charitable Trust” and “Zia Orphanage Trust” graft cases, bdnews24.com reported.

  • Narendra Modi

    ‘Better technology vital for efficient judicial system’: Narendra Modi

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday stressed on the need for better technology for a more efficient judicial system and added that the judiciary should be both powerful and perfect. “We do talk about pendency in judicial system, but have we ever thought for how many hours a court can function if there’s no electricity? None of the responsibilities is one sided, the more we use technology in judicial system,

  • Simon Taufel

    Indian umpires close to being in elite panel again: Simon Taufel

    New Delhi: India may not have had an umpire in the ICC elite panel for more than a decade but celebrated Australian Simon Taufel feels officials from the country are close to making the exclusive group again thanks to the Cricket Board’s efforts. Taufel, the winner of ICC’s best umpire award from 2004 to 2008 before he called it a day in 2012, is in the country to conduct a match officials’ workshop ahead