Free Press Journal
  • Want to keep Sanjay Dutt biopic as honest as possible: Hirani

    Mumbai:  Director Rajkumar Hirani, who is working on a film on his “Munnabhai” star Sanjay Dutt, says the biopic will be as “honest” as possible. Dutt, who is serving his five year hail term after being convicted in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case, was out on parole recently and met Hirani to discuss the script of the yet-to-be-titled film.

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    Reducing nicotine can help people kick the butt

    New York: Reducing the amount of nicotine in cigarettes can not only curtail cigarette use but also cravings when smokers decide to abstain, a promising study has revealed. In the study that lasted one year and included 840 participants, Eric Donny from University of Pittsburgh and collaborators found that nicotine content is a significant determinant of cigarette use and dependence.

  • Stress causes infants to resort to habits

    London: Under stress, people are inclined to resort to habits, rather than try out new things, and the same is true for infants, a new study by psychologists from Germany’s Ruhr University Bochum showed. “If infants are repeatedly exposed to stress and therefore don’t try out alternative behaviours, this may have a negative impact on their knowledge acquisition,” said lead researcher Sabine Seehagen. The researchers studied 26 infants at the age of 15 months

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    I was never in the Presidential race: Rajeev Shukla

    Moradabad: Extending his full support to BCCI’s Presidential candidate Shashank Manohar, IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla today said that he was never in the running for the top job and will always be a loyal soldier of the board.

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    Salman Khan to start new reality show on farming

    A few stars of the film industry have come ahead to help the drought affected farmers in India. We all are aware that superstar Salman Khan is quite an angel when it comes to helping the needy. Well, keeping that in mind he will be developing a different kind of reality show titled ‘The Farm’.

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    Insulin-producing cells to treat Type-1 diabetes created

    London: Scientists have created a new technique to procude cells with insulin-secretion capabilities that may be transplanted in patients with Type 1 diabetes in the near future. Currently one of the most promising therapies in the fight against diabetes is the replacement of beta cells in pancreas.

  • ISL organisers, franchises upbeat ahead of season 2

    New Delhi: Having surprised the football pundits with its smashing success in the inaugural season, the second edition of Indian Super League that begins on Saturday, has doubled its sponsorship revenue with the franchise owners expecting to break even by the end of the fourth year.

  • Smartphone tweets more likely to be egocentric

    Washington: Tweets posted from smartphones are more likely to be egocentric and use negative language than non-mobile device tweets, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found. Researchers conducted an analysis of tweets to see if presentations of self are more likely to be more egocentric, negative/positive, gendered or communal based on whether users were on a mobile device or using a web based platform. Dhiraj Murthy from Goldsmiths, University of London, Sawyer Bowman

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    MSG announces assistance for injured stuntmen

    Saint Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insan of MSG 2 – The Messenger announced that  stuntmen, who have been injured over the years while shooting for various films, would be provided medical assistance. This would be done through his personal remuneration coming from every film.

  • No marriage plans for Prince Harry in near future

    Washington D.C: If you were dreaming to watch Prince Harry get married, then it’s time to pop the bubble as it is not happening any time soon. When asked in a recent interview if he is anywhere near settling down, the 31-year-old Prince replied it with a no, reports People Magazine. Claiming that everyone wishes to settle down, the former Army captain added there are a lot of things that he needs to do

  • IPS officer’s sit-in to seek FIR against Mulayam

    Lucknow : Suspended IPS officer Amitabh Thakur on Thursday staged a sit-in in the Hazratganj police station in Lucknow to demand immediate filing of an FIR against Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav on a complaint of having threatened Thakur over telephone.

  • Supreme Court asks Bharti’s wife Lipika Mitra if she wants to resolve issues

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked Lipika Mitra, the estranged wife of Aam Aadmi Party lawmaker and former Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti whether she was inclined to join mediation to resolve all the issues with her husband. The apex court bench headed by Chief Justice H.L. Dattu issued notice, asking her to respond by Monday as it fixed the next date of hearing on October 5 at 10.30 a.m.

  • Goa: Ramnathi villagers seek ban on Sanatan Sanstha

    Panaji: Locals of Ramnathi in North Goa district where the Sanatan Sanstha is headquartered, have demanded a ban on the right-wing outfit and urged the state government to ensure that its ashram is shifted out of their village failing which they would intensify their agitation against them and their ‘sadhaks’ (seekers).

  • Mahesh Sharma terms Dadri killing accident; victim’s kin plan to move

    New Delhi: Union Minister Mahesh Sharma today described the lynching of a 50-year-old man in Dadri by a mob, allegedly over consumption of beef, as an “accident” and said that no “communal colour” should be given to it, even as the family of the victim is planning to move out of the village fearing that it may happen again.

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    J&K assembly session a test for PDP-BJP alliance

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir assembly session beginning on October 3 is going to be a litmus test of whether the ruling coalition made up of ideologically different Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would survive its full six-year term in office or not.

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    Dengue: 6 more tested positive in Jammu, total 27 cases

    Jammu: Six more persons have tested positive for dengue in Jammu region, taking the total number of patients suffering from the vector-borne disease to 27. “Six fresh cases of dengue were detected yesterday taking the total number to 27 in the entire Jammu region,” Director of Health Services, Jammu, Dr Baljeet Singh Pathania said. He said that out of six new patients, four were male and two were female. A health advisory has been issued by