Free Press Journal
  • Being moody can help you adapt better to change

    London: Being moody may do some bad things to others but it can actually help you quickly adapt to changes in life whether positive or negative, a new research shows.

  • Resolve issues without outside interference: China to Nepal

    Beijing: China today called on Nepal government and parties to resolve the differences over the new Constitution without “outside interference”, a veiled reference to India amid ongoing agitation in the country by Indian-origin Madhesis. “China is closely following the situation in Nepal,” Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said, when asked about a police firing on protestors during anti- Constitution stir in Nepal in which one Indian was killed.

  • How drugs can help ‘lazy’ people exercise

    London: Some psychoactive drugs dubbed as “doping for lazy people” can encourage sedentary people to exercise, experts suggest. Physical exertion, along with excuses like lack of time, are some of the main perceived barriers to exercise. This is not surprising because humans are evolved to be “lazy”.

  • Government serves Volkswagen notice on emission norms

    Mumbai: Automobile manufacturer Volkswagen Group India on Wednesday said that it has received a notice from the government over the alleged charges of manipulating emission norms in India, as it has done in the US.

  • Fired for taking a break, Indian-American nurse sues employer

    New York, Nov 4 (IANS) An Indian-American nurse has filed a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit against her employer, because she was fired for taking a break as she was suffering from nausea, a media report said.

  • Pranab Mukherjee congratulates Jimmy Morales on election as President of Guatemala

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee has congratulated Jimmy Morales on his election as the President of Republic of Guatemala. In his message to His Excellency Jimmy Morales, the President-elect of the Republic of Guatemala, the President has said, “It gives me great pleasure to felicitate you on your election as the next President of Guatemala.

  • Abide by declaration in South China Sea, says India

    Kuala Lumpur: India on Wednesday hoped that all states in the South China Sea region will abide by the 2002 Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea.

  • Pak seizes huge cache of arms, ammunition near Afghan border

    Peshawar: Pakistani security forces today seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition from the country’s restive northwest tribal region near Afghan border. The arms were dumped underground by terrorists for carrying out terrorist activities in the area. The seized arms and ammunition included mortar shells, rocket launchers, SMGs, LMGs and thousands of rounds, officials said. The seizure is considered to be the major achievement in ongoing anti-terrorism operation.

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    Twitter takes its heart out for you

    New Delhi : Next time when you login to the micro-blogging site Twitter, get ready for a surprised heart-shaped “like” symbol replacing the old golden star for “favourites”.

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    IS insists it brought down Russian plane in Egypt

    Cairo: The Islamic State group today insisted it brought down a Russian plane that crashed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, providing no new details but challenging sceptics to prove otherwise. The jihadist group had claimed on Saturday that it downed the Airbus in Sinai, where its Egypt affiliate is based, but provided no details, prompting scepticism about its involvement.

  • Bangladesh policeman stabbed to death

    Dhaka: A policeman was killed and six others injured in two separate attacks on police in Bangladesh, authorities said on Wednesday.

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    Turkey: Erdogan to revive bid for executive president

    Ankara: Turkey could hold a referendum on constitutional changes for a new political system, reviving a highly contentious push to increase the powers of the president, an aide to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said today. The ruling Justice and Development Party, or AKP, which Erdogan founded and continues to lead from behind the scenes, scored a stunning victory in a parliamentary election Sunday, gaining back the majority it lost in a

  • ‘False impression in Pak over India’s approach to dialogue’

    Karachi: There is a false impression in Pakistan and its media that India does not want dialogue between the two countries, the Indian envoy here said, dismissing claims that India has a “flip-flop” approach in its foreign policy. Indian High Commissioner T C A Raghavan, speaking at a seminar here on Indo-Pak relations yesterday, said that India and Pakistan should try to have a “relationship with multiple stakeholders, rather than seeing it in

  • Kevin Spacey joins ‘Billionaire Boys Club’

    Los Angeles : Actor Kevin Spacey will join Ansel Elgort and Taron Egerton in the movie adaptation of popular 1987 mini-series “Billionaire Boys Club”.

  • PCI announces winners of 2015 excellence in journalism awards

    New Delhi: The Press Council of India (PCI) has announced the winners of its national awards for excellence in journalism for 2015. Press Trust of India (PTI)’s Shahbaz Khan was selected for the award for photo-journalism in ‘single news picture’ category, while Tashi of ‘Indian Express’ bagged the honour in the ‘photo feature’ category.

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    Virat Kohli promotes responsible drinking

    New Delhi: India Test captain Virat Kohli has lent his support to an initiative promoting responsible drinking and road safety. The initiative by USL-Diageo, a leading alcohol company n India, motivates the youth to be socially aware of harmful onsumption of alcohol and its effects on society. “It’s irresponsible to put someone’s life in danger when you drink and drive,” the star batsman said.

  • Revenge not on mind, says Zico ahead of Chennaiyin clash

    Chennai: FC Goa chief coach Zico today dismissed suggestions that revenge will be on their minds when they take on the might of Chennaiyin FC in their away game of Hero Indian Super League clash here tomorrow. FC Goa had lost 0-4 against Chennaiyin FC at home with Stiven Mendoza scoring a deserving hat-trick. The defeat rankled Goa but as they prepare to face Marco Materazzi’s strongmen, Zico said their only aim is

  • Ashwini Ponnappa and Jwala Gutta

    OGQ to support star badminton doubles pair of Jwala, Ashwini

    New Delhi: Olympic Gold Quest, the not for profit organisation founded by sports legends Geet Sethi and Prakash Padukone, announced today that it will support the badminton doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa in the run up to next year’s Rio Olympics. Badminton legend Prakash Padukone hoped that OGQ’s sports science would make a difference to Jwala and Ashwini’s fitness levels.

  • Aim is to break into top 10 by year-end: Jwala Gutta

    Mumbai: India’s top women’s doubles pair in badminton, seasoned campaigners Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa, are aiming to crack the top 10 in world rankings before the year comes to an end. “We are currently ranked 11th. We had broken into the top ten after the Canadian Open but I fell sick during the Japan and Korea Opens and the rankings have come down a bit. But our aim is to be in