Free Press Journal
  • Ford to test self-driving cars on California roads

    San Francisco: Ford said that it has a green light to test self-driving cars in California, and should have them on roads in the most populous US state next year.

  • CIC processes 11,643 unopened grievance mails in 10 days

    New Delhi: The Central Information Commission has processed 11,643 unopened envelops of appeals and complaints within 10 days after it came to light that a large number of such mails were lying unattended with the CIC. Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Jitendra Singh today said around 10,500 numbers of daks received in the Central Registry of the CIC were pending for scrutiny as on November 16.

  • 677 incidents of cross-border firing by Pakistan

    New Delhi: As many as 677 cases of cross- border firing by Pakistan have been reported from May 2014 to October 2015, Rajya Sabha was informed today. “During the period May 2014 to October 2015, 677 cases of cross-border firing incidents by Pakistan Rangers have been reported along the Indo-Pakistan border,” Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said in reply to a written question.

  • Brain

    Crucial brain chemical made from human stem cells

    New York: Using stem cells, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have created a specialised nerve cell that makes serotonin, a signalling chemical with a broad role in the brain.

  • Los Angeles schools to reopen, email threat ‘not credible’

    Los Angeles : Los Angeles schools were due to reopen today after authorities determined that an emailed threat prompting the shutdown of the second-largest school district in the United States was not deemed credible.

  • wound

    Saline water cleans wounds better than soap and water

    New York: Although using soap and water has remained the standard practice of wound cleaning before surgery, this method is actually less effective than just using saline water, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.

  • woman

    High testosterone levels in women up uterine fibroid risk

    New York: Women who have high levels of both testosterone and estrogen in midlife may face a greater risk of developing benign tumours on the uterus called uterine fibroids than women with low levels of the hormones, reveals a new study. Three out of four women develop uterine fibroids by age 50, said study author Jason Y.Y. Wong from Stanford University School of Medicine in the US.

  • People care about privacy

    When it comes to privacy, people are info-egoists!

    New York: Do you value your friends’ private information on social media as much as your own? Most likely not, says a new study, suggesting that when it comes to their privacy, people are info-egoists.

  • China, Pakistan vow to deepen ties with USD 46 bn economic corridor

    Beijing: China and Pakistan have pledged to firm up their all weather relations with even more stronger cooperation in all areas by promoting USD 46 billion economic corridor, coinciding with a rare simultaneous visits of both President and Prime Minister of Pakistan here.

  • Aniston, Theroux’s martial arts workout

    Los Angeles: Star couple Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are obsessed with martial arts workouts. The former “Friends” star has been enjoying yoga-style exercise Budokon for years and has now tempted Theroux to join her for similar training to improve their upper body strength and cardio.

  • ‘Night milk’ may be an effective sleep aid: study

    London: Milk collected from cows at night contains high amounts of tryptophan and melatonin, supplements proven to aid sleep and reduce anxiety, a new study has claimed. The findings suggest that night milk might be an effective natural sleep aid for managing sleep-related disturbances and a promising alternative for the treatment of anxiety disorders.

  • Sanjay Mishra

    Don’t limit actors’ canvas by slotting: Sanjay Mishra 

    New Delhi: Superstars like Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan have played romantic, villainous and action-oriented roles, but the chance to maintain such a variety on screen does not come easily to character artistes, says acclaimed actor Sanjay Mishra, who has regaled Indian cinema-goers with his ability to emote with sharp wit and intensity.

  • Ayushmann Khurrana wants to playback for Shah Rukh

    Mumbai: He may have crooned several hit songs for himself, but actor-singer Ayushmann Khurrana says if given a chance he would love to do playback singing for superstar Shah Rukh Khan. Ayushmann, 31, who has sung many popular tracks like “Paani Da Rang” and “Saadi Galli Aaja”, feels his voice will match with that of the “Chennai Express” actor, as he imitates him well.

  • Deepika Padukone

    I haven’t signed any film for 2016: Deepika Padukone

    Mumbai: Deepika Padukone is yet to sign  film despite a busy 2015 as the actress has not found anything exciting so far. “Expect nothing because I have signed no films for 2016,” Deepika told PTI in an interview. When asked about not having any film despite being the top actress at the moment, she said, “I have reached a stage where I don’t have to do work to keep myself busy. I don’t

  • Here’s how human brain can handle so much data

    New York: Researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist from Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered how humans can categorise data using less than percent percent of the original information.

  • Dwayne Bravo

    Dwayne Bravo blames overemphasis on past glories for Windies downfall

    Melbourne : Out-of-favour Dwayne Bravo believes that overemphasis on past glories and lack of focus on current and aspiring players by the West Indies Cricket Board are leading to the downfall of the Caribbean cricket.

  • Hrithik Roshan

    Hrithik asks KJo to shoot his next in space

    Mumbai: Actor Hrithik Roshan, who played the role of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s younger brother in Karan Johar’s “Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham…”, has asked the filmmaker to shoot the sequel to the 2001 drama film in space.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Fiscal deficit target to be met without budgetary cuts: FM

    New Delhi: Justifying the hike in excise duty on petrol and diesel, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said for the first time fiscal deficit target will be met without budgetary cuts, as Opposition charged the government with “profiteering” from the fall in global oil prices. “This will happen for first time, we will achieve fiscal deficit (target) without fiscal cuts,” he said in Rajya Sabha, during Zero Hour on the Opposition criticism over

  • Rajeev Shukla

    Rajeev Shukla calls on Govt. to take speedy decision on Indo- Pak series

    New Delhi : Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla on Wednesday admitted that Indian government has wasted a lot of time in taking a concrete decision about the stalled bilateral series against Pakistan, which is slated to be held this month.