Free Press Journal
  • Menopause raises heart disease risk in women

    New York : Post-menopausal women have significantly greater volumes of fat around their hearts – a risk factor for heart disease – than their pre-menopausal counterparts, new research shows, reports IANS.

  • The-Politics-of-Religion

    Segregate religion from politics

    Wonder when it will stop. Politics in the name of religion that is leading to manipulation, death and destruction. Got two messages early this morning, one from Jammu and Kashmir where communal clashes were reported from Rajouri on some excuse or the other. And the other, far more desperate, from Jamshedpur by people on the ground asking for help as the district authorities were not listening. Communal tensions again, with fear stalking

  • Nashik farmer kills self over lack of money to buy fertilisers

    Nashik : A 55-year-old tribal farmer allegedly committed suicide in Ganga Mhalundi village, around 35 kms from here, for not having enough money to purchase fertilisers for his crops. Bhaurao Shankar Palve had consumed poison on Wednesday noon, and died around 1 am on Thursday at Nashik Civil Hospital, Harsul Police Station in-charge P P Salunke said.

  • Education @ Re 1 for farmers’ kids at DY Patil

    Mumbai: Taking inspiration from the State government, Ajeenkya D Y Patil University has announced to provide education at Re 1 to 11 children of farmers who committed suicide. University said this is an effort to bring these deprived students into mainstream of the society. Inspired by the Chief Minister, Dr Ajeenkya DY Patil, president of Ajeenkya DY Patil University, made the said announcement.

  • Putin wants me as economy minister, says Berlusconi

    Rome : Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to give Silvio Berlusconi Russian citizenship — and the job of economy minister — the disgraced Italian billionaire politician was quoted as saying.

  • Train accident victim suffers memory loss

    Mumbai : The girl who was in a victim of a train accident occurred last June 30 has nothing left in her memory about the accident. Niyanti Mirjankar (22) along with her advertising agency colleague Jeremy Fernandes (25), had met with an accident between Khar and Santacruz stations.

  • Handicapped woman gangraped in Akola, 3 held

    Akola : A physically handicapped woman was allegedly gangraped at Paithan village near Akola, district police said on Thursday. According to police sources, the incident took place on July 20 when the woman, a day labourer was called to Paithan by an acquaintance from Murtizapur on the pretext of work after which they sexually abused her.

  • Women tourists prefer group tours for casual sex: study

    New York : Women who prefer relaxing beach vacations are steady in their sex lives but those who opt for group tours and sightseeing trips generally look for casual sex with acquaintances or even strangers, reveals an interesting survey, says IANS.

  • MP asks for land to immortalise goa’s liberation movement

    New Delhi : Member of Parliament from South Goa, Narendra Sawaikar on Thursday requested the lower house to release a piece of land vested with the Indian Army for constructing a war memorial at Ponda.

  • Spanish town gives pets equal rights as humans

    London : A Spanish town, with population of just 300 people, has become the first to recognise dogs and cats as “non-human residents” awarding them equal rights to co-exist alongside their human counterparts.

  • Unedifying

    Shorn of all the laboured niceties of parliamentary language, the bitter controversy that has ensued between the PM and the CM of West Bengal (WB) in regard to the transfer of the Berubari Union to Pakistan, is nothing short of an edifying slanging match. Shri Nehru maintains that during the course of his negotiations with Mr. Noon in 1958, the Commonwealth Secretary had kept the representatives of the WB Government fully informed

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You may suffer disappointment in love during your lifetime you attract influential friends. Students are going to perform well today. Today is the time to reap the success. Stay in the good books of bosses.

  • Prana

    THE word for “breath”, “life”, and “energy” is the same: prana. Prana surrounds us in the air we breathe. One way  to draw on this prana is through  the breath.

  • What you think can reveal your musical tastes

    London : our thinking style can provide an insight into what kind of music you like to hear. This finding can help the music industry fine tune its recommendations to individuals, new research shows, reports IANS.
    According to psychologists from University of Cambridge, your thinking style – whether you are an “empathiser” who responds to the emotions of others or a “systemiser” who likes to analyse rules and patterns in the world – is