Free Press Journal
  • Daily beauty ritual ramps up women’s love life

    New York: A daily beauty ritual can improve women’s love life and can make them feel good about themselves, a new study by Revlon and Fordham University reveals.

  • See mesmerising Pluto in colour now

    Washington: The US space agency NASA has released enhanced colour mosaics of Pluto that combines some of the sharpest views of the mysterious landscape. The pictures are part of a sequence taken near New Horizons’ closest approach to Pluto during its July 14 flyby.

  • Girly porn turns on straight women too

    New York: What turns women on? Well, among other things, girly porn can also arouse even ‘straight’ women, a study reveals. In the study, eye-tracking devices found videos of both naked men and women caused straight women’s pupils to dilate, signalling sexual arousal, reported.

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    Intense exercise can lead to sleep disturbance

    London: Intensive bouts of exercise can lead to significant and progressive decline in sleep quality, says a new study. The researchers also found that a high carbohydrate regime reduces some, but not all, of the effects of hard training.

  • Want a fat salary? Go for a PhD

    New York: Doing a PhD may require you to invest a few extra years in education, but the degree can help you earn higher-than-average salaries, new research suggests.

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    Selfless Brendon McCullum puts team ahead of world record

    Johannesburg : New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum has insisted that he had put his team ahead of his own ambitions of claiming the world record of highest Test sixes during their emphatic 122-run win over Sri Lanka in the first Test in Dunedin on Monday.

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    Anirban Lahiri savours winning Asian Tour’s Order of Merit crown

    Sentosa (Singapore): India’s Anirban Lahiri has described lifting the coveted 2015 Asian Tour’s Order of Merit crown as “really special” as he reset his goals to winning in America and becoming a Major champion in the near future.

  • Govt prepares draft policy on underground coal gasification

    New Delhi: A draft policy for the development of underground coal gasification (UCG) from unexplored coal and lignite bearing areas in the nation has been formulated, Parliament was informed today. “With the objective to develop UCG, the ministry of coal has formulated a draft policy for UCG for approval of the government,” Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said in a reply to Rajya Sabha.

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    AI seeks USD 155m loan for pre-delivery payment on 3 Boeing aircraft

    New Delhi: Government-run Air India plans to raise up to USD 155 million (over Rs 1,000 crore) from banks/ financial institutions to make pre-delivery payment for three Boeing 777 aircraft that it is to induct in early 2018. Air India had earlier sought deferment of the delivery of the three Boeing 777-300ER planes, which are part of its 68- aircraft order placed with the US aircraft-maker in 2006.

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    Gold dips below Rs 26,000 on global cues, sluggish demand

    Delhi: Gold prices slipped below 26,000 by falling Rs 150 to Rs 25,850 per ten gram at the bullion market today, tracking a weak trend overseas amid subdued demand from jewellers. Silver followed suit and eased by Rs 150 to Rs 33,700 per kg on reduced offtake by industrial units and coin makers.

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    Telcos must ensure their services are good: Prasad

    New Delhi: Asking mobile operators to improve infrastructure and address the call drop issue, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said providing good quality services is “their responsibility and they should do it”. “I welcome them (operators) for their work but they should also keep in mind and ensure their services should be good,” Prasad said on the sidelines of Workshop of State Administrative Training Institute.

  • Sheena Bora case: Peter’s judicial custody extended till Dec 28

    Mumbai: A Mumbai Magistrate court today extended the judicial custody of former media baron Peter Mukerjea till December 28 in the Sheena Bora murder case even as he moved an application seeking homemade food in jail on account of his ailments.

  • Best party places to celebrate New Year 2016 in Mumbai

    As another year with many memories and experiences comes to an end, it only means making way for a new beginning. And to celebrate a fresh start, what’s better than a hearty New Year celebration in the maximum city. Mumbai has a typical aura of celebrating grand occasions and to add a touch of glamour to your night, we bring the best places in Mumbai throwing a splendid bash to kick-start New

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    I don’t believe in ‘filmi friendship’: Vidhu Vinod Chopra

    Mumbai: Producer-director Vidhu Vinod Chopra says he is a tough person in real life and does not believe in “filmi-friendships”. Chopra has been in the industry for over 35 years, but hardly has any friends. When asked if it is a tough place to make friends, the “Parinda” helmer said, “I am tough. I think everybody is just nice. I think my demands of friendship are very high. I don’t believe in filmi

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    Don’t want to show my shy, sensitive side to public: Ranveer

    New Delhi: In five years of his career, Ranveer Singh has come to be known for his flamboyance but the actor says under his garb of flashiness lies an extremely shy man, who is not comfortable expressing his sensitive side to the public. The 30-year-old “Ram Leela” star says he is very happy that he comes across as an entertaining and energetic person to his fans because he does not want to appear

  • Anoushka Shankar’s next album focuses on refugee crisis

    New Delhi: Sitarist Anoushka Shankar is currently working on her ninth album “Land of Gold”, which talks about the ongoing refugee crisis in the world. The 34-year-old sitarist, who is on a month long tour in India, said through the record she aims to bring peace in the society.

  • National integration is essential for India to grow: Pranab Mukherjee

    New Delhi : President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said national integration is essential for the country to grow, and added that basic unity should be ingrained in every individual citizen which will keep the country together amidst the immense diversity.

  • Alia Bhatt suffers burns at Big Star Entertainment Awards

    Alia Bhatt, who rarely gives a miss to award ceremonies or functions, became a victim of a mishap at the Big Star Entertainment Awards that was held recently in Mumbai. Amidst the glitz, glamour and some memorable performances, Alia Bhatt suffered several burn wounds during her stage performance.

  • Popular actresses who have done historic roles inspired by real life

    Warrior princess, queens, courtesans have often been the subject of films and it is this concept of ‘bold and beautiful’ that has shaped up many strong female characters in contemporary times. These historic characters played by actors are often inspired by real life stories wherein these women have showcased power, passion and love that has made them legends.