Free Press Journal
  • Meat pieces found in village near Bishada, security stepped up

    Greater Noida: Tension today spread to nearby areas of Bishada after meat pieces were found in an adjoining village even as the District Magistrate decided to further restrict entry of visitors to the troubled spot and examine statements made by controversial BJP MLA Sangeet Som during his visit to the area.

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    Single neuron may have over 1,000 mutations

    Washington: A single neuron in a normal adult brain may carry more than a thousand genetic mutations some of which can lead to disease, new research has found. The majority of these mutations appear to arise while genes are in active use, after brain development is complete. “We found that the genes that the brain uses most of all are the genes that are most fragile and most likely to be mutated,” said

  • Varun Dhawan shares pictures of his new toy on Instagram

    A new trend in Bollywood is set by the men going gaga over new gadgets. Among the many who love to flaunt their cool tech buddies, Varun has also joined the squad. The actor, who is shooting for Dilwale, was seen playing with his ‘New Toy’ on the sets of the film and posted pictures of the same on his Instagram page. Varun’s new toy the AirBoard (or the self-balancing board) makes transportation easier and

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    Mad Max villain Nathan Jones to feature in A Flying Jatt

    Ekta Kapoor and Remo Dsouza’s latest superhero film A Flying Jatt, has pulled off a major cast. Mad Max villain Nathan Jones bags the role of playing the ‘Supervillain’ to Tiger Shroff’s superhero character. An elated Remo Dsouza says, “After watching Mad Max, I was blown away with Nathan’s persona and performance. When I met him, I knew we had to have him on board. An internationally renowned wrestler and ace Hollywood baddie, Nathan adds

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    New mobile app to help people with autism

    London: British researchers have developed a new mobile app that could involve people with autism in the development of new technologies for their own use.

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    Deepika Padukone pays a tribute to Madhubala

    Keeping the rivalry and competition apart, Kangna Ranaut and Deepika Padukone have one thing in common. They’ve both paid a tribute to the mythical Madhubala. In Milan Luthria’s Once Upon A Time In Mumbai, Kangna played a character that was partly inspired by Madhubala. Now in Sanjay Leela Bhansali (SLB)’s Bajirao Mastani Deepika Padukone has paid a full-on tribute to Madhubala’s legendary Pyar Kiya Toh Darna Kya from K Asif’s Mughal-e-Azam.

  • Apple, Google take best global brand slots 

    New York: Technology giants Apple and Google were adjudged the best brands in the world for the third consecutive year as technology companies dominated Interband’s 16th annual best global brands report.

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    John Abraham postponed Rocky Handsome for Shruti Haasan

    After a superhit comedy Welcome Back, the audience was eager to see John Abrham in an action packed avatar in Nishikant Kamat’s Rocky Handsome which was scheduled for the first week of October. But now it will open on February 5th. Explaining the reason for the change John said, “Rocky Handsome again has me and Shruti Haasan in the lead. It would’ve been a bit of an overdose especially considering that I had not been seen in

  • AIMIM names six candidates for Bihar polls

    Patna: The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) on Monday released its first list of six candidates for the ensuing Bihar assembly polls. AIMIM leader Belal Ahmad said his party has named six candidates for the 24 assembly constituencies it was contesting. Other candidates would be named later. “The AIMIM fielded its Bihar unit president Akhtarul Iman from Kochadam assembly seat,” Ahmad said. The AIMIM is contesting the Bihar assembly polls in Muslim-dominated constituencies

  • Prem Ratan Dhan’s Payo trailer crosses 7m views

    New Delhi: Salman Khan’s comeback as Prem seems to have wooed his fans as ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’s’ trailer has been watched more than seven million times since its release.

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    Youth held for raping teenage girl in Thane

    Thane: A 20-year-old youth from the district here was arrested on charges of raping a teenage girl repeatedly, police said today.

  • Pawan Malhotra to play investigating officer in ‘Weekend’

    Mumbai: Actor Pawan Malhotra, who was seen as an investigating officer in “Bang Bang!”, will be seen in that role once again in Abhishek Jawkar’s “Weekend”. But there will be a twist to his character. “Bang Bang!” was a film where his character turns out to be negative in the end, but in ‘Weekend’, his role is very strong with many twists and turns. Jawkar felt no one could have done this role

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    Musicians are the superior gifts from heaven: Amitabh Bachchan

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan has crooned several songs including “Rang Baarse” and “Piddly”, and the megastar feels the art of creating music takes one closer to the God. In his ode to musicians, the 72-year-old “Piku” star, who is busy composing and singing for a new TV show, said that artistes’ are blessed.

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    AFSPA row: Omar slams Mufti’s ‘overnight Army removal’ formula

    Srinagar : National Conference (NC) working president Omar Abdullah today slammed Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed’s statement that the Army needs to vacate the state immediately, saying that how could he maintain this stand with soldiers being martyred till date fighting terrorism.

  • CPI accuses Mahesh Sharma of making provocative comments on Dadri lynching incident

    New Delhi : Communist Party of India leader D Raja on Monday accused Union Minister of State for Culture, Mahesh Sharma of making senseless and provocative comments on the Dadri lynching incident, which could lead to conflict in the country. “I don’t understand what culture Mahesh Sharma represents, his role should be questioned, whether he has any role in the entire episode, or is he trying to protect the accused,” he said. It was

  • Tom Cruise absent from daughter Bella’s secret wedding

    Los Angeles:Hollywood star Tom Cruise was absent from his adopted daughter Isabella Cruise’s secret wedding last month. Isabella got married to British IT consultant Max Parker, who is a non-scientologist, in a romantic ceremony at The Dorchester Hotel in Central London on September 18, reported Ace Showbiz.

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    I am terrified of marriage: Patricia Arquette

    London: Academy Award-winning actress Patricia Arquette says she is “terrified” at the thought of tying the knot again as the marriage failure is “very personal” for her. The 47-year-old “Boyhood” star, who was previously wed to Nicolas Cage and Thomas Jane and is apparently dating Eric White, said she does not want to deal with the pain of another break-up, reported Female First.

  • Fassbender jokes he ‘studied Ashton Kutcher’ for ‘Steve Jobs’

    Los Angeles: Michael Fassbender stars in the titular role as Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in the upcoming biopic and the actor has joked he studied Ashton Kutcher to prepare for the character. In 2013, Kutcher played the man in the drama, “Jobs”. Fassbender, 38, who plays the late Apple co-founder from his late 20s to his mid-40s, said he was aware he does not look like Jobs, reported Entertainment Weekly.

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    Amal is smarter in our relationship: George Clooney

    Los Angeles: Superstar George Clooney says lawyer wife Amal is the smart one in their marriage. The 54-year-old “Tomorrowland” actor, who recently admitted to feeling less intelligent than his human rights lawyer spouse, does not think there’s any question that Amal is smarter than him, reported Extra.

  • UP to have separate police stations for SC/STs

    Lucknow: With Uttar Pradesh seeing a high rate of crime against SC/ST community members, the state government is mulling a proposal for setting up separate police stations to deal with such cases.