Free Press Journal
  • Being anxious can be good in crisis

    Washington D.C.: A new study has found out that the human brain devotes more processing resources to social situations that signal threat, than those that are benign.

  • One killed, 11 injured in shooting at Russia’s Caucasus

    Moscow: One person was killed and 11 were injured in a shooting at a UNESCO heritage site in Russia’s volatile North Caucasus region of Dagestan, local health authorities said today.

  • Bahrain jails 29 over bomb attack on police

    Dubai: Bahrain has handed down sentences ranging from five years to life in prison to 29 people found guilty of attempting to murder policemen in a bomb attack last year.

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    Gunmen kill three at Mexican funeral

    Veracruz: Gunmen in Mexico killed three men attending a funeral for a man who died in a shoot-out with police in a crime-plagued state, officials said. The attack happened yesterday in Xalapa, capital of the eastern state of Veracruz, one of those hardest hit by Mexico’s chronic drug-related violence.

  • New human-like social robot ‘Nadine’ developed

    Singapore: Scientists have developed a human-like social robot with soft skin and flowing brunette hair, which is capable of autonomously expressing emotions and gestures like shaking hands and conversing.

  • NASA gets $55 mn funding to send humans to Mars

    Washington: The Obama administration wants NASA to speed up work on sending humans on deep space exploration missions, including Mars, and has instructed the US space agency to spend at least $55 million on a “habitation augmentation module”.

  • CarZippi launches 24×7 SOS Service

    Bangalore : CarZippi, a Bengaluru based start-up and a leading on-demand mobile car wash and detailing service provider, has launched a 24×7 CarZippi SOS service (car breakdown service) in Bangalore.

  • Foodpanda lays off 300 employees

    New Delhi: Online food ordering and delivery firm Foodpanda India has laid off 15 per cent its employees, totaling close to 300, as it focuses on automation to streamline its operations.

  • N Korean former number-two resurfaces after purge

    Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s one-time right-hand man was today confirmed to have made a comeback to Pyongyang’s inner circle, after reportedly being
    purged and sent to a farm for “re-education”. Analysts said the reversal of fortune for Choe Ryong-Hae is the latest in a series, and indicate the young leader may be taking a softer line after earning a reputation for ruthlessness with the elimination of high-ranking officials including his uncle.

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    Cabinet approves construction of 69 bridges in Myanmar

    New Delhi : The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the construction of 69 bridges including approach roads on the Tamu-Kyigone-Kalewa (TKK) road section of the trilateral highway in Myanmar at a cost of Rs. 371.58 crore.

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    Mufti Muhammad Sayeed shifted to AIIMS ICU

    New Delhi : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed has been shifted to the ICU in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

  • Kashmiri separatist Masrat Alam re-arrested

    Jammu: Separatist leader Masrat Alam was re-arrested outside Kot Bhalwal Jail here late Tuesday evening after he was released on the Jammu and Kashmir High Court quashing his detention under Public Safety Act (PSA).

  • Oppn raking up ‘Mann ki Baat’ address for politics

    Sehore (MP): MP minister Gopal Bhargava today said the mason whose name was mentioned by the PM in his ‘Mann ki Baat’ address has constructed over 100 toilets in his panchayat area and not just his village, and alleged that the Opposition is raking up the issue to play politics over it.

  • Exercise, Kids

    Early-life exercise alters gut microbes, promotes brain health

    Washington: Regular exercising early in life can alter a teeming menagerie of over 100 trillion microbes in the gut, which may promote healthy brain function and improve metabolic activities over the course of a lifetime, a new study has found.

  • Saluting India’s biggest star Rajesh Khanna on his 73rd birthday

    Indian cinema has known no bigger star than Rajesh Khanna. Between 1969 and 1974 he had to his credit a staggering 16 blockbusters, most of them record-breakers. Men women and kids alike were under the Khanna spell. And while the magic lasted all other actors were eclipsed. Then one day, it all evaporated. Just why Rajesh Khanna lost his superstardom is a subject for another day. Here we list the 10 most

  • 10 Youngsters with music in their bloodlines

    Like in our films and film music all along, today’s Hindi cinema is also about young blood with music in their very genes. And this intrepid generation seems to have imbibed the chromosomes and mixed them with their own thing to forge the path of success, keeping, of course, trends in mind.

  • Celebrities try to comment on issues that they dont know about – Shatrugan

    2015 has been a year of mixed blessings for Shatrughan Sinha. While his daughter Sonakshi continued to rock stardom the father was in the news for the backlash he faced within his political party the BJP, for his rebellious stand on several issues. Unfazed the actor-politician dares his parent party to dismiss him. More excitement comes from Shotgun Sinha with the publication of a tell-all biography due to be out next week.