Free Press Journal
  • 3D objects printed with ‘ink’ sourced from wood

    London: Researchers have managed to use cellulose from wood in a 3D printer to churn out a variety of three-dimensional objectS. The team also added carbon nanotubes to create electrically conductive material. The potential applications for such products range from sensors integrated with packaging, to textiles that convert body heat to electricity and wound dressings that can communicate with healthcare workers, the researchers said. Cellulose and other raw material based on wood will be able to

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    Our nose becomes GPS tool in total darkness

    New York: Like sniffer dogs, humans too can sniff their way, if blindfolded, towards a location whose scent they have smelled only once before, says a recent research. Like homing pigeons, humans have a nose for navigation because our brains are wired to convert smells into spatial information, the research from the University of California, Berkeley, shows. The results evoke a GPS-like superpower one could call an “olfactory positioning system”.

  • Solar Power

    Solar scam again raises political heat in Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram: The opposition CPI-M on Friday again demanded Chief Minister Oommen Chandy’s resignation after a TV channel broadcast footage of a lawyer for the solar scam accused making a statement on Chandy and a few of his cabinet colleagues.

  • Sensex

    Sensex gains 250 points, automobile stocks rise

    Mumbai: A day after it surged more than 280 points, a barometer index of the Indian equities markets continued its upward trajectory and gained more than 250 points during the late-afternoon session.

  • Prabhu Deva

    Prabhudheva has high expectations from ‘ABCD 2’

    Mumbai: Prabhudheva says a lot of hard work has gone behind the making of dance-based film “ABCD 2”, and that he hopes it does well. At a special screening organised by the film’s director Remo D’Souza, Prabhudheva said: “I expect the film to be well-received. The buzz is already good. I hope it does well… we have worked really hard.” “ABCD 2”, which is a sequel to 2011 film “ABCD”, is said to be based

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    SC gives Sahara 18 months to pay up Rs.36,000 crore

    New Delhi: The Supreme court on Friday gave 18 months to Sahara to repay Rs.36,000 crore of the investors money which its two companies, SIRECL and SHFCL, had collected in 2007-08 through OFCDs.

  • Naris Fakri

    Nargis Fakhri feels ‘blessed’ to work with Melissa McCarthy

    New Delhi: Nargis Fakhri has shared screen space with Oscar-nominated actress Melissa McCarthy in her first crossover project “Spy”. Elated by the opportunity, the actress says it was a privilege to team up with the Hollywood icon. “Being able to work alongside such a talented and influential actor as Melissa in my first Hollywood movie is a moment I feel blessed to have had,” Nargis told IANS in an email interaction from New York.

  • Ramadan celebrations in Hyderabad

    Hyderabad’s old city comes alive as Ramadan begins

    Hyderabad: The old city of Hyderabad came alive and a festive atmosphere prevailed in other Muslim majority neighbourhoods in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh as the holy month of Ramadan began. The activity began on Thursday night with the devout offering ‘namaz-e-taraweeh’ or special prayers at mosques. Huffaz (those who memorise holy Quran) led the prayers.

  • Salman Khan in Bajrangi Bhaijaan

    ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ trailer: Salman Khan chants Hanuman Chalisa

    Mumbai:  Helpful ‘Bajrangi’ has returned to his action avatar! The trailer of Bollywood superstar Salman Khan’s “Bajrangi Bhaijaan”, released on Thursday, shows the actor reciting the Hanuman Chalisa while embarking on an action-filled journey from India to Pakistan. Showing Salman with tears in his eyes as he commences his odessey from India to Pakistan in this Kabir Khan directorial, the trailer features the actor’s stunts, Kareena Kapoor Khan’s ethnic Indian wear and the comic avatar of

  • Manish Sisodia

    Delhi deputy CM’s driver fined for over-speeding

    New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia’s car was found to be over-speeding last week and his driver was fined, police said. Sisodia was seated in the car when his driver was found to be over-speeding while crossing the Khajuri Khas area in east Delhi.

  • Justin Biber

    Justin Bieber won’t apologise for his actions

    Los Angeles:  Singer Justin Bieber doesn’t think it’s “fair” that people expect him to apologise for his actions over the past 18 months, which have seen him have numerous brushes with the law. However, he has said he will take the responsibility for his actions. “I don’t think anyone has really doubted my musical capability and that’s what has sustained me this long, through all the negative stuff that’s been portrayed of me.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Onus on Pakistan to create environment for improving ties: Arun Jaitley

    India has said its message to Pakistan is “very loud and clear” that it is interested in normalising ties but the onus of creating an environment for improving relationship depends on the “kind of provocations” that comes from its neighbour.

  • Want to take father’s legacy forward: Govinda’s daughter

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Govinda’s daughter Tina Ahuja, who is looking forward to her debut film “Second Hand Husband”, says she has the “huge responsibility” of taking her father’s legacy forward. “I am having mixed reactions. I am excited and nervous about my project as it’s a huge responsibility and I want to take my father’s legacy forward. It’s a mixed experience and feeling that I am going through,” Tina said here. Directed by Smeep Kang,

  • Game Of Thrones

    Body double used for Headey’s nude scene in ‘Game Of Thrones’

    Los Angeles: Actress and model Rebecca Van Cleave was used as a body double for Lena Headey, who is currently pregnant with her second child, for the shooting of Headey’s harrowing “walk of shame” in the “Game Of Thrones” season five finale. Cleave’s image was used in the full-frontal nude shots of the fifth season’s finale episode, when Headey’s disgraced character Queen Regent Cercei Lannister, was humiliated by walking naked down the streets of

  • Lalit Modi row: PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah discuss damage control

    BJP chief Amit Shah met Prime MinisterNarendra Modi here amid mounting pressure by Opposition to sack External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje for their alleged ties with scam-tainted Lalit Modi. Sources said that Shah, who had gone to PM’s residence along with a delegation UP farmers last evening, stayed back and had a detailed discussion with him on Lalitgate.

  • Kylie Jenner

    I’ve been bullied since I was nine: Kylie Jenner

    Los Angeles: TV personality Kylie Jenner says she has been bullied by the “whole world” since she was only nine years old. The 17-year-old made the confession in a series videos on photo-sharing application Snapchat on late Wednesday, reports “It’s kind of crazy I have four million people watch my Snapchats. Half of you guys think that I’m weird and the other half think I’m funny. But I’ve been bullied since I was 9,