Free Press Journal
  • Lady Gaga

    Lady Gaga throws theme party for AHS cast-mates

    Washington DC: Lady Gaga, who joined Ryan Murphy’s latest project ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ in Feburary, recently threw a party for her cast-mates and it looks like she got too much into the theme.

  • ‘The X-Files’ revival adds Vik Sahay

    Los Angeles: Canadian actor of Indian descent, Vik Sahay, will appear in an upcoming episode of the Fox show’s six-part event series of the 1993 show “The X-Files”.

  • Bangladesh arrests mastermind of blogger murders

    Dhaka: Three militants of an al Qaeda linked banned Islamic extremist outfit have been arrested in Bangladesh, including the mastermind of the murders of two prominent secular bloggers in the country this year. The three militants of Ansarullah Bangla Team were detained last night from Dhanmondi and Nilkhet areas, Major Maksudul Alam, deputy director for Rapid Action Battalion’s (Rab) legal and media wing, said.

  • NASA

    NASA spacecraft finds neon gas in Moon’s atmosphere

    Washington: A NASA spacecraft has confirmed for the first time that the Moon’s thin atmosphere contains neon, a gas commonly used in electric signs on Earth because of its intense glow. “The presence of neon in the exosphere of the Moon has been a subject of speculation since the Apollo missions, but no credible detections were made,” said Mehdi Benna of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland and the University of

  • music, surgery

    Listening to music lowers anxiety during breast biopsies

    New York: Listening to live or recorded music significantly reduces anxiety for women undergoing surgical breast biopsies for cancer diagnosis and treatment, new research has found. The two-year study involved 207 patients.

  • Prayuth Chan-ocha

    ‘Some suspects’ seen on camera footage of Bangkok bombing: Thai PM

    New York: Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has claimed that authorities had seen “some suspects” in security-camera footage of the Bangkok bombing that killed at least 21 people and left 140 injured. According to the New York Times, Prayuth promised to track down the perpetrators of what he called the country’s worst attack in history.

  • greek coffee

    Four cups of coffee daily may cure colon cancer

    New York: Four or more cups of coffee daily can not only prevent the return of colon cancer but also improve survival chances in colon cancer patients, a significant study has revealed. Researchers from Boston-based Dana-Farber Cancer Institute found that regular consumption of caffeinated coffee improved the chances of a cure in stage III colon cancer patients.

  • Kamal Haasan

    When Kamal Haasan, Trisha exchanged blows

    Chennai: Southern film actors Kamal Haasan and Trisha Krishnan, who will soon be seen in upcoming Tamil thriller “Thoongaavanam”, feature in a realistic fight sequence at a crucial juncture in the film.

  • Sketches of Udhampur terrorist attack suspects

    NIA issues sketches of Pak terrorist Naved’s accomplices

    New Delhi: National Investigation Agency has issued sketches of two absconding accomplices of Pakistani terrorist Mohammad Naved Yakub, who was captured after the Udhampur attack, and announced a cash reward of Rs 5 lakh to anyone providing information leading to their arrest.

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    Riteish, Genelia were close to blast site in Bangkok

    Bangkok: Bollywood couple Riteish and Genelia Deshmukh were in the Thai capital when an explosion close to Hindu Erawan Shrine here left at least 27 people dead and 78 others wounded. They confirmed they were safe. Genelia was here to shoot an advertisement, and she was in a mall right opposite to the site where the blast took place on Monday.

  • Crashed Indonesian plane found ‘destroyed’, no survivors

    Jayapura (Indonesia): A plane that crashe in eastern Indonesia was today found “completely destroyed” with the bodies of all 54 people who had been aboard amid the wreckage in a fire-blackened clearing at a remote site in dense jungle. Rescuers finally reached the debris of the Trigana Air plane, which went down on Sunday during a short flight in bad weather, after being forced to abandon search efforts a day earlier due to

  • Pentagon plans to sharply expand US drone strikes by 2019

    New York: The Pentagon is planning to increase the number of US drone strikes by 50 percent over the next four years to keep up with the sprouting number of international hot spots, said a senior defense official.

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    Ranveer feels ‘honoured’ on playing Peshwa Bajirao

    Mumbai: On the 315th birth anniversary of Peshwa Bajirao I, actor Ranveer Singh, who essays the Maratha warrior in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s historical “Bajirao Masatani”, says it’s an “honour” for him to play the character. “It’s Peshwa Bajirao’s 315th birth anniversary today. Such an honour to be a part of the telling of his love story … #HappyBirthdayBajirao,” Ranveer posted on micro-blogging website Twitter.

  • ‘In-demand’ Kylie Jenner offered $10M for sex tape with Tyga

    Washington DC: Kylie Jenner is reportedly being flooded with seven figures porn offers from adult entertainment companies like Vivid Entertainment and BangYouLater. As per the sources, Vivid wrote a letter to the 18-year-old reality star ogffering her almost 10 million dollars for a sex tape with boyfriend Tyga, whereas BangYouLater offered 1.8 million dollars for the same, TMZ.com reported.

  • murder case

    Former Khalistan leader stabbed to death in US

    Washington: A former Sikh separatist leader was stabbed to death by unidentified assailant outside his apartment in the US city of Illinois. Satwinder Singh Bhola, 52, the owner of Griswold Grocery & Liquor in Peoria, was parking his car in the parking lot of his apartment complex on Sunday when some unidentified persons attacked him with a knife.

  • Coffee stocks up as Govt weighs FDI in its plantation

    Mumbai: Coffee stocks today surged up to 12 per cent as the government considers allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in the commodity’s plantation sector. Shares of Tata Coffee soared 12.34 per cent, while CCL Products gained 9.69 per cent, Tata Global Beverages climbed 4 per cent and Bombay Burmah rose 3.62 per cent on the BSE. A proposal to this effect is under consultation of the Commerce and Industry Ministry, sources said.

  • Balasaheb Thackeray

    Thackeray created ‘fear of Hindus’ in national interest: Sena

    Mumbai: Sena Sena today defended its founder Bal Thackeray’s ideology saying he created “a fear of Hindus” solely in “national interest” and hit out at a weekly magazine for its article against the late party supremo. “People have lot of love and respect for Balasaheb Thackeray and feel proud of his nationalist ideals. He surely instilled the fear of Hindus among people,” an editorial in Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ here said, rubbishing the contents

  • china stocks

    Chinese shares open higher

    Beijing: Chinese stocks opened higher on Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.14 percent to open at 3,999.13 points. The Shenzhen Component Index opened 0.26 percent higher at 13,608.52, Xinhua reported. The ChiNext Index, tracking China’s NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, opened 0.31 percent higher at 2,674.42 points.

  • Chinese yuan down

    Chinese yuan strengthens

    Beijing: The central parity rate of the Chinese currency yuan, strengthened by 3 basis points to 6.3966 against the US dollar on Tuesday, Xinhua reported, citing the China Foreign Exchange Trading System. In China’s spot foreign exchange market, the yuan is allowed to rise or fall by 2 percent from the central parity rate each trading day.