Free Press Journal
  • NASA, Jupiter

    NASA windbots could explore gas giant Jupiter

    Washington : NASA is investigating the feasibility of creating a windbot, a robotic probe designed to stay aloft in a planet’s atmosphere for a long time, to explore gas giants like Jupiter and Saturn.

  • Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos attends a parliament session in Athens as Greece gears up for a parliamentary vote on draconian reforms demanded by eurozone creditors.

    Greece bailout talks to start on Monday

    Athens: Talks between the Greek government and international creditors on a third bailout package for Greece are expected to begin on Monday, a state minister said.  Meetings with officials from the European Commission, European Central Bank (ECB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which had been expected to begin on Friday, were delayed by logistical issues, including the location of talks and security.

  • Salman Khan

    Security beefed up outside Salman’s residence

    Mumbai: To avoid any untoward incident following Bollywood superstar Salman Khan‘s tweets defending Yakub Memon, the death row convict in the 1993 Mumbai blast case, police here have beefed up security outside the actor’s residence in suburban Bandra.

  • Ujjwal Nikam

    Salman Khan must withdraw his comments: Ujjwal Nikam

    Mumbai: Ujjwal Nikam, the special prosecutor in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, today took a strong exception to Salman Khan’s tweets in defence of the death-row convict in the case Yakub Memon, and said the actor must withdraw them.

  • ipl spot fixing scandal

    No proof of cricketers-syndicate nexus in spot-fixing: Court

    New Delhi: A Delhi court, which discharged cricketers S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan in the sensational 2013 IPL-6 spot-fixing case, has held there was no prima facie evidence to suggest that they had any nexus with the organised crime syndicate.

  • Vladimir Putin

    Vladmir Putin, Sepp Blatter voice mutual support

    St. Petersburg: Russian President Vladimir Putin and Sepp Blatter, chief of the world football governing body FIFA, have showed support for each other at the 2018 World Cup Preliminary Draw here. Putin met Blatter at the historical Konstantin Palace on Saturday shortly before the draw as the latter travelled abroad for the first time to attend a ceremony after the “anti-corruption” action launched by United States and Switzerland against a number of

  • Anna Hazare

    Anna Hazare extends support to ex-servicemen over OROP protests

    New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare today accused the Narendra Modi-led NDA government of not fulfilling even a “single promise” including implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme and assured the defence personnel that he will do whatever was possible in getting their due.

  • Indo-Canadian man missing for over 20 days, cops supect murder

    Toronto: A 22-year-old Indo-Canadian has been missing and police beleive he may have been killed and his body encased in concrete slab and dumped or buried on some rural property in the country’s southern Ontario.

  • sunny leone

    Sunny Leone wants to play superhero in films

    Mumbai: Actress Sunny Leone, known for her bold roles in films, has expressed a desire to play superhero in a movie. The 34-year-old former adult star was asked by one of her fans on Twitter if she wanted to play a superwoman character. Sunny which is your dream role in your career? Playing a superwomen’s character? #EqualPartnerships,” the fan asked. The “Ek Paheli Leela” star replied saying, “Yes I want to play a superhero @lovleypayel #equalpartnership.” Sunny

  • facebook,

    Facebook ‘discovers’ a new plant species

    London: When an amateur researcher posted a picture of a plant on Facebook, little did he realise that it could be a new plant species in the world “discovered on Facebook”.  Amateur researcher Reginaldo Vasconcelos who clicked the plant in a jungle on a mountain top in Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil, decided to post it on the social networking site for his friends’ amusement.

  • Google Glass

    Google Glass can help people with autism

    New York: A few enhancements and a piece of software will make the eye-wearable device Google Glass ready to help people with autism, media reported.  Autism, a developmental disability, is known to cause communication and behavioural challenges. This software has been designed to help those with autism make eye contact, engage in conversations and more easily read social situations, said a report on wbir.com. “It coaches eye contact directly, rewarding points to

  • Fernando Alonso

    F1 not as exciting anymore: Fernando Alonso

    Budapest: Spanish racing driver Fernando Alonso does not find Formula 1 as exciting as earlier and is tempted to join other forms of motor racing. The McLaren driver on Saturday said the speed of F1 cars and change of rules have diminished the appeal of the sport, reports BBC. “I love motorsport, all categories, and F1 is not as exciting as it was in the past, at least to me. Right now,

  • Salim Khan

    Salman shouldn’t be taken seriously for his ‘ridiculous’ comment, says father Salim Khan

    Mumbai : Veteran Bollywood scriptwriter Salim Khan on Sunday lashed out at his son and actor Salman Khan after he made tweets in support of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon. Salim said that whatever Salman has written is ridiculous and meaningless, adding that his son is ignorant of the issue and, therefore, people should not take him seriously.

  • Baba Ramdev

    ‘Must teach lesson to those who stand with enemies of humanity’: Ramdev

    New Delhi : Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Sunday said that along with hanging the traitors, it is equally important to teach a lesson to the supporters of those who are against humanity and nation. “Hanging traitors is important, but it is also important to teach a lesson to all those who stand with the enemies of humanity and nation,” he said. Ramdev’s reaction come after Bollywood actor Salman Khan in a controversial tweet

  • Salman’s remark on Yakub Memon is against rule of law: Abha Singh

    Bengaluru : Senior advocate Abha Singh on Sunday criticised Salman Khan for his remark on the hanging of 1993 Bombay blasts convict Yakub Memon, saying the Bollywood actor’s statement is against the rule of law. “Salman Khan himself is a convict, whose appeal is in the High Court. After that he has the audacity to say that Yakub Memon is innocent. Is he trying to question the judicial system of the country when

  • Uddhav Thackeray

    ‘Don’t pay attention’ on Salman’s remark on Yakub Memon: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said that one should not give any importance to Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s remark on the hanging of 1993 Bombay blasts convict Yakub Memon. “Do not pay attention to such talks. Many people will say many things. But the action should be taken only by the concerned persons. By his tweets, does he mean to say that the country’s judgment policy is faulty?” he said.

  • Priyanka Chopra

    Priyanka Chopra busy with hectic ‘Quantico’ shoot

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who is currently busy with the shoot of her maiden American TV series “Quantico” in the US and Canada, says she had no idea that working for a small screen show could be so hectic.