Free Press Journal
  • Viagra

    Viagra, related drugs not a universal `cure-all` for impotence

    Washington : A new study has revealed mixed picture on the effectiveness of Viagra and other related drugs. The University of Manchester and NatCen Social Research study shows that viagra and other related drugs are not a universal “cure-all” for impotence.

  • Burger, Fries

    Burger and fries as good for post-workout recovery as sports drinks

    Washington : A new study has revealed that fast food is just as effective for recovery as sports supplements. University of Montana researchers found there was no significant difference in glycogen recovery when cyclists ate fast food after a workout versus when they ingested traditional sports supplements such as Gatorade, Powerbar and Clif products.

  • Relationship

    Relationship quality directly linked to mortality, blood pressure

    Washington : A team of researchers has directly linked mortality and blood pressure to relationship quality. While other studies have shown that stress and negative marital quality can influence mortality and blood pressure, there has not been research that discussed how it might affect married couples over time.

  • Sebi asks for proper framework against rising cyber attacks on Markets

    Mumbai: Capital markets regulator Sebi today said it is worried over state sponsored cyber attacks and has suggested creating a framework for protecting the securities market. “We are worried over state sponsored cyber attacks. There are worries that the vulnerability in markets are increasing. We need to create a framework for future plan of action on securities market resilience,” Sebi Chairman U K Sinha said here at Cyber Security & Resilience conference, organised

  • Armero cleared to join Flamengo on loan

    Rio de Janeiro: Colombia international defender Pablo Armero has been cleared by Italian club Udinese to join Brazilian football giants Flamengo on loan. The 28-year-old is expected to travel to Rio de Janeiro on Thursday to finalise contract details and undergo a medical check, reports Xinhua.

  • Tiger Woods to play Par 3 Contest with his children as caddies

    Augusta (Georgia): The four-time Masters champion Tiger Woods has confirmed he will compete in Wednesday’s Par 3 Contest of the 2015 Masters with his children Sam and Charlie as caddies.  “My two little ones are going to be out there with me. It’s special,” Woods said on Tuesday, reports Xinhua.  “As I said, this tournament means so much to me in so many different ways.”

  • Guarani beat Racing 2-0 in Copa Libertadores

    Asuncion (Paraguay): Paraguay’s Guarani scored two second-half goals to defeat Argentine outfit Racing Club 2-0 in their Copa Libertadores football tournament group match.  Federico Santander netted the opener just after the hour and Marcelo Palau doubled the lead with a long-range effort nine minutes from time on Tuesday, reports Xinhua.  The result at the Defensores del Chaco stadium lifted Guarani to second in Group 8, just a point behind leaders Racing.

  • Ten-men Auxerre beat Guingamp to reach French Cup final

    Paris: French club Auxerre, who were down to 10 men late in second half, beat title holders Guingamp 1-0 to book their first French Cup final since 2005.  Forward Frederic Sammaritano scored the only goal after just fifteen minutes on Tuesday, reports Xinhua.  Though defender Jamel Ait Ben Idir was sent off in the 73rd minute after being shown a red card, Auxerre managed to hold out Guingamp.  In the other semi-final

  • FC Seoul lodge complaint over to AFC over goal dispute

    Seoul: South Korean football club FC Seoul have lodged a complaint with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) over a disputed call in a Champions League match, the club said on Wednesday.  The club issued a protest regarding a denied goal in group stage match at the Champions League in Sydney on Tuesday against Western Sydney Wanderers. The match ended 1-1, which put FC Seoul in second place in Group H with two

  • Wolfsburg, Dortmund into German Cup semis

    Berlin: Borussia Dortmund and VFL Wolfsburg have entered the semi-finals of the German Cup football tournament. Midfielder Sebastian Kehl scored from a long-distance volley in extra time to give Borussia Dortmund a 3-2 victory over Hoffenheim while defender Ricardo Rodriguez converted a second-half penalty to hand VFL Wolfsburg a 1-0 victory over Freiburg, reports Xinhua.

  • Martina Hingis, Sania Mirza

    Martina Hingis set for Fed Cup return following 17 years of absence

    Johannesburg : Following a 17-year absence, Swiss tennis great Martina Hingis is set to return to Fed Cup duty after being called up on Tuesday by captain Heinz Guenthardt. Hingis, who has not played Fed Cup since the 1998 final that Switzerland lost to Spain in Geneva, would compete in the World Group play-offs against Poland at Zielona Gora on April 18-19.

  • Fast & Furious 7

    `Furious 7` honours Paul Walker with `See You Again` emotional music video

    Johannesburg : ‘Furious 7’ team paid an emotional tribute to their late friend and co-star Paul Walker in a touching music video titled ‘See You Again’. The video that left everyone in tears at the theatre was from Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth and included many memorable scenes from Walker’s career with the ‘Fast and the Furious’ franchise, reported. Vin Diesel shared the soundtrack on his Facebook whereas Puth tweeted that it got

  • Amitabh Bachchan

    Padma Vibhushan conferred on Amitabh Bachchan

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday conferred Padma Vibhushan on Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan. Padma Vibushan was also conferred on Malur Ramaswamy Srinivasan for his work in science and engineering and jurist K.K. Venugopal for public affairs.  The awards were conferred at a function at Rashtrapati Bhavan, and was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several union ministers.  The awards were announced on the eve of this year’s Republic Day.  Apart

  • Muhammad Quamaruzzaman

    Bangladesh awaits court order to execute Jamaat leader

    Dhaka: Prison authorities in Bangladesh today said they are ready to execute top Jamaat leader Muhammad Quamaruzzaman convicted of war crimes during the 1971 independence war against Pakistan, but are yet to receive a court order in this regard. “We are yet to receive the (Supreme Court) order in writing to execute him…before the execution we will have to convey it to the death-row convict and ask if he wants to seek presidential clemency,” senior

  • Chennai Super Kings

    CSK look to put behind off-field controversies, start on high

    Chennai: The most consistent team across all seasons of the IPL, Chennai Super Kings would look to put behind the off-field distractions and do what they are best at when they take on previous edition’s bottom-placed DelhiDaredevils in their opening match of the Twent20 league here tomorrow. The Super Kings were hounded by the spot-fixing scandal,in which their Team Principal Gurunath Meiyappan was indicted by a Supreme Court-monitored probe committee last year.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Arvind Kejriwal for partnership with industry to build new and modern Delhi

    New Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that he is looking forward to having a partnership with industry leaders to realise his dream of a new and modern Delhi. Addressing a CII National Conference here, Kejriwal said, “I have come to you to invite you to join us in realizing this dream of a new Delhi”. He was speaking at the session on ‘Economic Development of Delhi: what are the priorities?’

  • Narendra Modi

    Narendra Modi announces higher aid for rain-affected farmers

    New Delhi: Coming to the rescue of farmers hit by unseasonal rains and hailstorm, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced higher compensation for crop damage and eased criteria for them to avail government support. The Prime Minister said that he has also asked banks to restructure loans of affected farmers and instructed insurance companies to pro-actively settle their claims.