Free Press Journal
  • Iran submits papers on its nuclear programme to IAEA

    Vienna: Iran has provided the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) with documents to clarify the controversial issues regarding its nuclear programme, the UN nuclear watchdog said.

  • Metatherian mammals

    Rare venomous relative of mammals found

    New York: Venomousness is rare among mammals and their extinct relatives but scientists have now identified a new species of venomous relative of mammals in Zambia.

  • Vikas Bahl

    I am totally burden-free: Vikas Bahl on ‘Shaandaar’

    Mumbai: Director Vikas Bahl, who has directed Shahid Kapoor-Alia Bhatt starrer “Shaandaar”, says he has achieved so much acclaim with his last film “Queen” that he is completely burden-free this time.

  • meat

    Meat food waste more harmful for environment

    New York: Wasting food that contains meat has a greater impact on the environment than vegetarian food, says a study. This is because significantly more energy is used in the production of meat compared to the production of vegetables, researchers said, though on average less meat is wasted compared to fruits and vegetables.

  • Blast in Pakistani minister’s office kills three

    Islamabad: At least three people were killed on Sunday when an explosion ripped through Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada’s office in Pakistan, authorities said. The incident took place in Attock city, leaving 20-25 people trapped under the rubble as the entire building collapsed, Dawn online reported.

  • Sania-Martina lose Toronto tennis semis 

    Toronto: The Indo-Swiss tennis combine of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis suffered a straight games loss and were ousted from the women’s doubles semifinals of the Canadian Open here.

  • Modi against outside interference in Middle East

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for a “comprehensive strategic partnership” with the UAE and warned against “outside interference” in the Middle East.

  • Videogames, Child

    Violent video games trigger aggression

    New York: Playing violent video games is linked to increased aggression in players though it is not certain if the link extends to criminal violence too, according to a latest American Psychological Association (APA) report.

  • Govt refuses to disclose archives of KGB records on Netaji

    New Delhi: The Centre has refused to divulge whether declassified archives of the erstwhile Soviet spy agency KGB were ever searched for any information on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s alleged death in a plane crash 70 years ago. The denial comes despite repeated promises by the NDA government about disclosure of Netaji files.

  • Delhi govt to roll out 8 vocational streams in 200 schools

    New Delhi: Aiming at making school education skill-oriented, the Delhi government is planning to introduce eight vocational streams, including beauty and wellness, automobile and travel and tourism, in 200 schools. The streams, to be offered to students from class 9 to 12, will have four levels A,B,C and D. The eight streams which will also include retail, financial marketing management, general duty assistant in health care, information technology, and security, are likely to

  • Pakistan Firing

    Woman killed in Pak shelling in Poonch, toll climbs to 6      

    Jammu:  A woman was killed in heavy firing and mortar bomb shelling by Pakistani troops at several Indian posts and civilian areas today, raising the death toll to six in multiple ceasefire violations along the LoC in Poonch district overnight.

  • Making your money work for you

    It is imperative to plan for the financial requirements for the years, when one may not be working, says HARI CHAND ANEJA.

  • You get what you deserve…

    Kartik Jhaveri debunks myths about investments in shares, equities and other financial planning aspects.

  • Selfie Crazy

    Selfie craze squeezing sensitivity out of Indian teenagers

    If you are among those parents who are constantly worried about your young ones being occupied with selfies, the moment you are out on a family dinner or holidaying, brace yourself for worse to come.

  • Talking Movies: To Clayton’s Credit

    Seeing “The Pumpkin Eater” at Rafique Baghdadi’s Press Club led me to Google director Jack Clayton who is a familiar name. And right enough, his body of work includes “The Innocents,” one of my all-time horror favourite, and “The Great Gatsby,” the 1974 version with Robert Redford and Mia Farrow, based on that E. Scott Fitzgerald classic. But I’ve seen Clayton spasmodically and hence his name hasn’t quite registered.

  • Bill O Reilly

    Book Review – Killing Patton

    This book takes readers inside the final year of the war and recounts the events surrounding Patton’s tragic demise, naming names of the many powerful individuals who wanted him silenced.

  • The Ancients – Bhutan Diaries

    From Laya in the North to Merak Sakten in the East, from Haa in the West to Samchi in the South, Serena captures everything in her visually stunning book.