Free Press Journal
  • Sex drive is nothing but spontaneous desire: study

    New York : When we see an attractive person, it activates an internal craving or urge for sex known as “spontaneous desire” which should not be called sex desire at all, new research by a Massachusetts-based leading psychologist and author has revealed, reports IANS.

  • Hughes bat to be raised atop Everest

    Kathmandu: Nepal’s record-breaking climber Chhurim Sherpa will carry the bat and two playing shirts of deceased Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes to the top of the highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest. The 25-year-old Australian died on November 27, 2014, following  injuries from a bouncer which hit the back of his head during a first-class match. Churrim will raise Hughes’ bat at the top of the Everest in a symbolic tribute like

  • Reaction  All road works affect South Mumbai

     Mumbai : The residents and pedestrians of South Mumbai have expressed that they are dealing with the problem of traffic congestion, owing to the road works that have been initiated by the BMC in the city.

  • Verma requests BCCI to grant membership to CAB

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma requested the BCCI to grant the state body membership of the national governing panel. “We at CAB believe that we are in a position to fill the gap that exists today. From 2002 onwards, we have been continuously organising cricketing events in Bihar with a view to promoting and encouraging the game. It is with this hope that we request you to

  • Accelerating universe? Not so fast

    New York : Certain types of supernovae or exploding stars are more diverse than previously thought, astronomers from the University of Arizona have discovered, reprots IANS. The results have implications for big cosmological questions, such as how fast the universe has been expanding since the Big Bang. Most importantly, the findings hint at the possibility that the acceleration of the expansion of the universe might not be quite as fast as textbooks say.

  • Can’t fix time frame for legislation: SC

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday said that it cannot order legislature to make or amend a law within a particular time frame and granted eight weeks time to the Centre to effect changes in statutes for extending voting rights to NRIs through postal ballots.

  • Jehan makes single seater car debut

    Mumbai : Sahara Force India Academy Driver Jehan Daruvala had an encouraging single seater debut at the historic circuit of Monza in Italy. Making his bow in the Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup (NEC), in which he will compete a full season as part of his 2015 programme, Jehan was only one of four drivers making their formula car debut amongst a highly competitive and experienced grid of 30 drivers.

  • Zak, Shami nursing injuries

    New Delhi: Ace Delhi Daredevils fast bowlers Zaheer Khan and Mohammed Shami are nursing minor injuries and hence have been unavailable for selection so far. Zaheer has a niggle but is progressing well and should be available for selection once the medical team has assessed him. On the other hand, right-armer Shami has a minor knee injury and is consulting a specialist to chart a quick recovery process. Daredevils head coach Gary

  • Your Purpose

    EACH of us came into this world for a unique and specific purpose that no one else can quite fulfill. Spirit planted in the midst of us has individualized as you and as me for a reason. We can never discover, however, what the reason is by humanly evaluating our capabilities and capacities. It can be discovered only as we become inwardly still, turning within and seeking the answers to such questions

  • Shreyas Talpade: For a good cause

    Actor-producer-director ShreyasTalpade who started his career as a theatre artiste, has lent his support in encouraging a platform which helps children display their talent through theatre. The talented actor flagged of the 2015 edition of Victory Vision Productions ‘Bal Rasika Yojna’ by interacting with the eagerly awaiting kids, sharing his experiences with them and encouraging them to actively participate in theatre, theatre.

  • ‘Fast and Furious’ mimicked in Communist China

    Beijing : Two Chinese youths were detained after they tried to race their supercars here in what could be a stunt straight from the Hollywood action blockbuster ‘Fast and Furious’, prompting authorities to detain them.

  • OBSTACLE COURSE FOR Asia’s richest civic body

    Mumbai : Despite sanctioning road works to the tune of Rs 1,400 crore since 2012, the civic body still can’t offer you a smooth ride to office. And the reason is neither delay in acquiring permission from the traffic police nor a lack of funds. It is simply the snail’s pace at which things function in Asia’s richest civic body.

  • Climate change: NITI Aayog chief takes a jibe at World Bank

    “In World Bank’s atrium (in US), at any given point there are only a dozen people, but that huge atrium is heated in winters and air-conditioned in summers, which is a huge inefficient use and for the World Bank to turn-around and lecture us is quite paradoxical (more…)

  • Parrikar cites 16-hour work day to justify frequent Goa visits

    Panaji : Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has sought to justify his frequent weekend visits to Goa after joining the union cabinet, saying that people in New Delhi are not used to keeping pace with his 16-hour work schedule and that if he works for eight days at a stretch, there is no more work to do in his ministry.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You have to deal with both non-materialistic and material issues and this is a time to make tough choices. A toss-up between family and work could cause fights and unpleasant situation at home.

  • Wives To The Fore

    Laos, the newest coup country, is certainly unorthodox in its approach to old problems. It is said that leaders of the new Government had a two-hour discussion with wives of leaders of the Pathet Lao troops which still hold part of the kingdom. This is politics with enterprise in it. The unimaginative news agency report does not tell us what was the outcome of this historic meeting, but we may safely await