Free Press Journal
  • Rohan Bopanna-Florin Mergea enter Mercedes Cup semis

    Stuttgart (Germany): Fourth seeds Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea served past Mate Pavic and Michael Venus in straight sets to enter the semifinals of the ATP Mercedes Cup, here today. The Indo-Romanian pair beat the Croat-Kiwi combine 7-6 (5) 6-2 (10) in one hour and 17 minutes in the quarterfinals of the Euro 642,070 grass court tournament. The tight first set was settled via a tie-breaker as the
    two pairs were 6-6 after trading a break

  • NASA

    NASA image shows brighter side of lonely galaxy 

    Washington: NASA’s Hubble space telescope has sent back images of a strange lonely galaxy called NGC 6503 in striking detail and also with a rich set of colours.

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    Many older adults are online to discuss sex

    New York: Many older adults are going online to dish about the joys of sex and swap advice about keeping their mojos working well into their twilight years, a new study says.

  • Kylie Jenner

    Kylie Jenner secretly recording album with Tyga

    Los Angeles: Reality TV personality Kylie Jenner is reportedly recording her debut album with rumored boyfriend Tyga, who is helping her to write and produce most of the tracks. “She’s secretly working on an album that he is producing. Tyga is helping her write,” a source close to Kylie told usmagazine.com. Kylie started taking singing lessons last August and has shared videos of herself singing, on Instagram. But some time ago, she claimed

  • Bacteria

    Now, bacteria-powered battery made of paper

    New York: Using origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, engineers have developed an inexpensive, bacteria-powered battery made from paper. The battery generates power from microbial respiration, delivering enough energy to run a paper-based biosensor, the researchers reported in the Nano Energy journal.

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    Daily antacid use ups heart attack risk: Study

    Washington: Popping over-the-counter antacids daily to control acidity or heartburn can increase heart attack risk by 16-21 percent, a huge data-mining study led by an Indian-origin researcher has revealed.

  • Oprah Winfrey

    Oprah Winfrey, David Oyelowo may produce Disney’s ‘The Water Man’

    Washington:  Oprah Winfrey and David Oyelowo are in talks with Disney to produce ‘The Water Man.’ Written by newbie writer Emma Needell, the is a magical family drama about a precocious young boy Gunner who, in order to save his ill mother, runs away from home to find a mythic/legendary character called The Water Man, who has been rumored to be able to cheat death, Deadline.com has reported. Oyelowo would star in the project

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    Katy Perry sports gold bra as she fronts new Moschino ad

    Washington:  Katy Perry, who recently became the new face of Moschino, shared her first ad with followers on Instagram recently. The 30-year-old signer captioned the ad with “THE FACE OF MOSCHINO” and also posted a sexy snap of her sporting a patchy denim jacket, gold bra, black pencil skirt and layered chains, reported E! Online. The ‘Roar’ hit-maker poses in a cleavage-forward pose in the picture and also showcases her cropped Kris Jenner-inspired pixie wig.

  • Chhagan Bhujbal

    No need to arrest Bhujbal as of now, says ACB

    Mumbai: Three days after registering an FIR against former state PWD minister Chhagan Bhujbal and five others in an alleged corruption case, the Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau today said a probe was on into it and there was no need to arrest the accused as of now.

  • Olympic 2024

    Hungary calls for submitting 2024 Olympics bid

    Budapest: The Hungarian Olympic Committee (HOC) resolved to bid for hosting the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics.  At the same time it called on the Budapest Assembly to also back the declaration of intent and authorise Budapest mayor Istvan Tarlos to represent the city and to jointly submit the declaration along with the HOC, reports Xinhua. The HOC heard a report on a feasibility study which found that hosting the Olympics and Paralympics

  • autism

    Human trial to assess efficacy of autism drug treatment

    New York: A clinical trial to investigate the safety and efficacy of a drug therapy for autism has been launched in the US, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has said in a statement.

  • dhanush

    Popular Hollywood stuntman for Dhanush’s next

    Chennai: Well-known Hollywood stunt choreographer Roger Yuan, who has worked in films such as “Skyfall”, “Batman Begins” and “Shanghai Noon”, has been roped in to choreograph some important fight sequences in actor Dhanush’s yet-untitled next Tamil outing.
    In an official statement, the film’s team confirmed that Yuan has joined the sets and has already started shooting some scenes. Dhanush is paired with Keerthi Suresh in the film, which is being directed by Prabhu Solomon.

  • Sensex down

    Sensex provisionally closes 470 points down

    Mumbai: A day after it broke a six consecutive session losing streak, a benchmark index of the Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), provisionally closed around 470 points or 1.75 percent down during the trade session on Thursday.

  • Maneka Gandhi

    Maneka pitches for ‘Ministry of Invention’ to push frugal ideas

    Mumbai: Stressing on the need to adopt ecologically sustainable and pragmatic solutions, Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi today said there is a need to create a ‘ministry of invention’ at the government level to encourage proprietary work.

  • Gwen Stefani

    Gwen Stefani will return as coach to ‘The Voice’

    Los Angeles: Singer Gwen Stefani will is returning as a coach on “The Voice”, replacing Christina Aguilera for its ninth season. Stefani, 45, be joined by returning coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Pharrell Williams. Carson Daly will be back as host, reported Variety. “The expertise and camaraderie of this panel will provide an immeasurable experience for the artists and must-see entertainment for all who are watching”,said Paul Telegdy, President of alternative and late night programming for NBC entertainment. Stefani made her debut on

  • Iker Casillas

    Iker Casillas to leave Real Madrid

    Madrid: Spain international goalkeeper Iker Casillas is close to putting an end to his 17-year career with Real Madrid. The 34-year-old is reportedly working on an agreement with the club which would allow him to leave the club he made his debut with as an 18-year-old in the 1998-99 season, reports Xinhua.  Casillas has made 725 appearances for Real Madrid as well as playing 161 times for Spain but his form has

  • Deepika Padukone

    MAMI fest wonderful space to discover fresh talent: Deepika

    Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone, who has become a board member of the Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image (MAMI) film festival, says it is a great platform to nurture fresh talent. Deepika, 29, joins filmmakers Anurag Kashyap, Farhan Akhtar and Karan Johar, among others on the board of trustees of the MAMI film festival.

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    Rick Ross arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession

    Los Angeles: American rapper Rick Ross has reportedly been arrested in Georgia for possession of marijuana in his car. Fayette County Sherriff’s Office spokesman J Allen Stevens said that Ross, whose real name is William Leonard Roberts, had been processed and placed in the county jail, reported Billboard. Stevens said that an officer stopped Ross and a passenger in his Bentley because the windows were tinted too darkly and infringed regulations. The officer then “identified marijuana in his vehicle” because of the smell and