Free Press Journal
  • Sushma Swaraj, Lalit Modi

    Tarun Gogoi slams NDA government over Lalit Modi issue

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday slammed the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government for supporting External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is currently under fire for helping former IPL chief Lalit Modi.

  • super mario

    Nintendo brings back iconic Super Mario to mark the game’s 30th anniversary

    London: Nintendo is bringing back its iconic star Super Mario to mark its 30 years as its leading man in the hit game Super Smash Bros. At the annual Los Angeles gaming conference, the brand revealed that the cartoon plumber will feature in a string of new games in the Wii U and handheld 3DS, among which will be Super Mario Maker, a classic play former where gamers will be able to create and share their

  • Twitter

    Now you can watch autoplaying videos on Twitter

    Washington: Twitter has introduced autoplaying videos on the social networking site’s timelines where users can tap the video once to turn on the audio as on other social networks like Facebook and Instagram. According to the Verge, the users who do not wish to see autoplaying videos can also opt out in Settings. However, if there is poor connectivity, Twitter will switch back to the old tap-to-play mode. Twitter said that it expects most people will like autoplay

  • Bharti Airtel

    Bharti Airtel’s tower sale accords in Tanzania, Chad lapse

    New Delhi: Bharti Airtel’s agreements for sale of tower assets in Tanzania and Chad between the respective subsidiaries of Bharti Airtel and Helios Towers Africa have lapsed, the company informed the stock exchanges on Wednesday.

  • pizza-boxes-junk food

    Food sins that wreck your skin

    New Delhi: The saying “you are what you eat” also holds true for the skin. Eating a healthy balanced diet with plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables thrown in as snacks does your skin a whole deal of good, while a diet high in foods with a high glycemic index damage the skin, can cause premature ageing and have also been implicated in worsening acne or zits. Sirisha Singh, the founding member and Medical Director of The

  • man-angry

    Looking at angry faces may be precursor of depression

    Washington: A new study has revealed that attention to angry faces can predict future depression. Researchers at Binghamton University recruited 160 women, 60 with a past history of depression, 100 with no history of depression. They showed each woman a series of two faces, one with a neutral expression and the other with either an angry, sad or happy expression.

  • Bashar al Assad

    Syrian rebels attack area bordering Golan Heights

    Beirut: Rebels launched an offensive on Wednesday against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the northern province of Quneitra, bordering the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, Efe news agency reported.

  • stressed-woman

    Here’s how stress, depression affect women’s longevity

    Washington: As per a new study, longevity hormone is lower in stressed and depressed women. Women under chronic stress have significantly lower levels of klotho, a hormone that regulates aging and enhances cognition, researchers at UC San Francisco have found in a study comparing mothers of children on the autism spectrum to low-stress controls. The researchers found that the women in their study with clinically significant depressive symptoms had even lower levels of klotho in their blood

  • cold-beer-alcohol

    More you believe booze is ‘heart healthy’, the more you’ll drink

    Washington: People who believe booze to be healthy, end up consuming it substantially more than their counterparts, claims a new study. Using the Health eHeart study, UCSF researchers found that people are divided on the cardiovascular benefits of alcohol consumption.

  • ship

    Naval ship, indian ship, Malaysian border

    New Delhi: As part of an operational deployment to South Indian Ocean and South China Sea, ships of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet reached Kuantan in Malaysia on Wednesday on a four-day visit. The fleet is under the command of Rear Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet.

  • Virat Kohli

    Cricket in rain and Kohli’s loud thinking

    What is the point of planning tours in the subcontinent in the rainy season? The tour to Bangladesh is ill-timed. The Test was a washout and it is to be seen whether the three One-Day Internationals (ODIs) could be salvaged. Despite their past experience of cooling their heels with the rain pouring down, the Indians will again be going to Sri Lanka in August for a three-Test series.

  • Leander Paes, Daniel Nestor

    Paes-Nestor advance in Queen’s Club tennis tournament

    London: Indo-Canadian pair of Leander Paes and Daniel Nestor won their opening round Queen’s Club tennis tournament match beating Serbian Viktor Troicki and Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6 (3), 3-6, 10-7 here on Monday.

  • Kayne West

    Kanye West avoids ex Amber Rose at Drake’s party

    Washington:  Kanye West’s sudden exit from Drake’s epic party had made it clear that the rapper is not in the mood of bumping into his former girlfriend Amber Rose ever again. Sources close to the 34-year-old rapper reveal that he didn’t want to meet the 33-year-old model or get clicked near her, reported TMZ.com. Insiders claim that Kim Kardashian’s husband waited for his boys to pinpoint his former girlfriend’s location and then he made

  • varun dhawan

    Dance is the only star in ‘ABCD2’, says Varun Dhawan

    New Delhi:  The promotions of upcoming Bollywood dance flick ‘ABCD2’ are in full swing before the release and, therefore, movie’s lead actors Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor landed in New Delhi with the same intention. The ‘Badlapur’ star interacted with the media at the occasion and said that dance was the biggest star in ‘ABCD’ and dance is again the biggest star in the sequel of the movie as well.

  • Peanuts

    Munching on `nuts` can keep some types of cancer at bay

    Washington: Love munching on nuts? You can happily keep doing so as a new study has found that nut consumption could reduce risk of some cancers. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of 36 observational studies (which included 30,708 patients) on the disease-preventive powers of nut consumption to create a comprehensive analysis.
    The authors

  • Kylie Jenner

    Kylie Jenner not working on album with Tyga

    Los Angeles:  Reality TV star Kylie Jenner is not launching a music album with rumored beau Tyga. The 17-year-old  cleared the air about the rumors by sharing a post on micro-blogging website Twitter on Monday, reports aceshowbiz.com“Focusing all my energy on making my new website amazing when it launches. Not making music,” Kylie wrote. Kylie has been rumored to be preparing her debut

  • It’d be an honour to work with dad: Shruti Haasan

    Mumbai:  Actress Shruti Haasan, who is yet to be seen acting with her father Kamal Haasan, says that working with him would be “an honor” for her. “Hopefully in the future we can work together. But it has to be something which would be good for both of us. And it would be my honor to work with my father,” said Shruti.
    Though Shruti and Kamal haven’t acted together in

  • Michael Lauber

    Swiss AG: 53 possible money-laundering cases in FIFA probe

    Bern : Banks in Switzerland have reported 53 possible acts of money-laundering in the investigation of FIFA’s 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding contests, the country’s attorney-general said today. Michael Lauber said the “suspicious bank relations” were filed to comply with Switzerland’s regulations against money laundering. The federal prosecutor described a “huge and complex” case which targets “criminal mismanagement and  money-laundering” in the bidding contests which sent the 2018 World Cup to Russia and the 2022