Free Press Journal
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    No one can stop war crime trials: Sheikh Hasina

    Dhaka : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said at Martyred Intellectuals’ Memorial on Monday that no one in the world could stop the trials of war crimes initiated by her government.

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    Your cursor can tell if you are angry!

    Washington: The movements of your cursor could tell if you are angry or frustrated, according to scientists who found that negative emotions alter how you move your computer mouse. According to Jeffrey Jenkins, professor at Brigham Young University in US, people experiencing anger (and other negative emotions – frustration, confusion, sadness) become less precise in their mouse movements and move the cursor at different speeds.

  • Iran protests Nigeria army crackdown on Shiites

    Tehran : Iran summoned Nigeria’s charge d’affaires to protest over the Nigerian army’s deadly crackdown on pro-Iranian Shiites in the north of the country, the official IRNA news agency reported today.

  • Brain’s fear centre also evokes kindness

    New York: A small structure in the brain associated with evoking fear till date has now been found to be influencing positive social functions like kindness and what might be called charitable giving in humans.

  • Bacteria

    Bacteria use sugars to bind to human cells

    Sydney: A team of Australian researchers has made a discovery that will change the way scientists explore vaccine development and drug discovery for infectious diseases.

  • Vegetarian diet more harmful to environment, says study

    New York: Contrary to popular assumption — and a talk by actor Arnold Schwarzenegger at the United Nations Paris Climate Change Conference — eating a vegetarian diet could contribute more to climate change than eating a non-vegetarian diet, warns a new study.

  • NASA

    Missing water mystery of exoplanets solved

    London: Astronomers have studied the atmospheres of ten hot, Jupiter-sized exoplanets in detail and solved a long-standing mystery – why some of these worlds seem to have less water than expected. Researchers used multiple observations from both the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope to study the planets, which are of various masses, sizes, and temperatures, across an unprecedented range of wavelengths.

  • Nepal Govt to table amendment bill dismissing Madhesi objection

    Kathmandu : Nepal’s three major political parties, ruling CPN-UML, Unified CPN-Maoist and the Nepali Congress, discussed four alternatives to clear the House obstruction and make way for tabling Constitution Amendment Bill and Reconstruction Authority Bill, ignoring objections from the United Democratic Madhesi Front.

  • Using Facebook for news could narrow range of sources

    New York: People who seek out news from social media may have less diverse sources of information and are at higher risk of becoming trapped in a “collective social bubble” – where news is shared within communities of like-minded individuals – compared to using search engines, says a study.

  • Evidence of recent clay formation on Mars found

    Washington: In what could boost the recent discoveries about the presence of water on Mars, a team of US scientists have discovered that the formation of clay on the Martian surface is not restricted to the most ancient time period on Mars.

  • Swatanter Kumar

    NGT seeks reply of Centre, Delhi govt on car dealers’ plea

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal today asked the Centre and Delhi government to make clear their stand by tomorrow on capping and scrapping of diesel cars and providing incentives to those who do not use private vehicles after car dealers sought modifications in its “harsh” order. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar issued notices to Ministries of Road Transport, Environment and Forests and Heavy Industries as well as Delhi

  • Philippines leftist rebels declare ceasefire for Christmas

    Manila: The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) on Tuesday announced a 12-day unilateral ceasefire to mark Christmas and New Year, ordering guerrilla units to halt offensive operations.

  • 76% Indians not financially literate: S&P survey

    New Delhi: As much as 76 per cent of Indians do not understand key financial concepts like inflation and interest rate, lower than the worldwide average, a S&P Ratings Services survey said today. Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services Global Financial Literacy Survey said in Asia, Singapore is home to the highest percentage of financially literate adults (59 per cent), followed by Hong Kong and Japan (both at 43 per cent). Less than a

  • GST Bill: Draft model law to be finalised in a month

    New Delhi: The draft model law on Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be finalised in a month’s time, a top finance ministry official said. “We are also working on draft GST model law. The draft which has been put up by someone in public domain is not the official one. In fact we are still working on it.

  • FICCI and UN Women sign MoU to advance gender equality and women empowerment

    New Delhi: FICCI and UN Women Multi Country Office for India, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in New Delhi to strengthen collaboration on advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment in the business sector here today.

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    Akshay Kumar spends time with beti Nitara

    We all know that there is nothing in the world that can come in between Akshay Kumar and his family when he is spending time with his family. And especially if the day happens to be a Sunday, then, it is a strictly family day for this family man.