Free Press Journal
  • The rent trend

    Do you find yourself eager to get your hands on a particular product in the market but afraid that if it may not live up to your expectation or it would be a waste of an investment? Or perhaps you’re someone that likes to keep up with the latest technology and feel tempted to switch from electronic gadgets ever so often? Just want to try the latest product for a small fee?

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    LGBT Freedom: A tale of two Indias

    Earlier this week, the Supreme Court instructed a five-judge Constitution Bench to take a call on Section 377 which criminalises homosexuality. Increasingly, LGBT Indians are coming out in the open about their sexuality and ironically a huge number get married to the opposite sex as well. VIKRAM PHUKAN explores this dichotomy.

  • Lots in store for kids at Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 2016!

    The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival this year will open doors from Saturday 6th February to Wednesday 17th February 2016. The festival calls in for youngsters to participate in many fun activities like book swaps, puppet shows, play workshops, and more. The programmes have been specially designed to interest these curious and cheerful minds.

  • IPL

    IPL Player Auction 2016: Full coverage

    Newbie Nathu Singh sold for Rs 3.20 cr; Hooda gets Rs 4.2 cr from Sunrisers; Karun Nair Rs 4 cr from Daredevils;  Watson Rs 9.5 crore from RCB – the highest bid so far.

  • Indians strike two gold in weightlifting

    Guwahati: India established early dominance in the weightlifting competition by grabbing two gold medals on the first day of competitions in the 12th South Asian Games here today.

  • SBI taking steps to develop women entrepreneurship

    Kolkata: Country’s largest lender State Bank of India is taking steps to develop women entrepreneurship in the country, its chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya has said.

  • Maha govt to table Anti-spitting bill in Budget session

    Mumbai: Concerned over the sharp rise in infectious disease like tuberculosis, Maharashtra government will introduce a bill banning spitting in public places in the upcoming state Legislature Budget session scheduled next month.

  • Eating lima beans may boost longevity

    London: If new research in male fruit flies holds up, eating lima beans might help men live longer. The researchers found that administering an oral dose of prunetin, found in lima beans, to male fruit flies extends lifespan, increases fitness levels, and improves their glucose balance.

  • Death toll in Navsari bus mishap rises to 41

    Ahmedabad: The death toll in the mishap involving a Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) bus at Navsari in South Gujarat has climbed to 41, police said today.

  • Bella Heathcote joins ‘Fifty Shades Darker’

    Los Angeles: “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” actress Bella Heathcote has joined “Fifty Shades Darker” where she will play one of Christian Grey’s former lovers. The actress will play Leila, a woman who had been in a relationship with Jamie Dornan’s character, who is scarred both emotionally and psychically, said the Hollywood Reporter.

  • Declining weight during ageing linked to cognitive impairment

    New York: People having a greater weight loss during ageing are at an increased risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) which affects the memory, language, thinking and judging capacity of an individual, says a new study.

  • Brain

    Rest after concussion can ward off sustained brain damage

    Washington D.C.: You may want to rest for a few days after banging your head as a new study revealed that doing so may be vital to let the brain recover and prevent lasting damage.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Open to idea of separate mechanism for broadcasting cases: FM

    New Delhi: Government is open to the proposal of creating separate dispute resolution mechanisms for broadcasting and telecom sectors, Union Minister Arun Jaitley said today. Amid sector regulator TDSAT flooded with the cases, its chairperson Justice Aftab Alam said the number of broadcasting cases has far exceeded those related to telecom sector.

  • Man Utd hold talks with Mourinho over succeeding Van Gaal

    Johannesburg: Manchester United have reportedly held talks with representatives of former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho about replacing under-fire boss Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford.

  • Drug peddler, Arrest

    Madrasa owner held for planning terror attacks: NIA

    New Delhi: A self-proclaimed cleric has been arrested by NIA officials for allegedly planning terror attacks in the country. Abdus Sami Qasmi, a resident of Seelampur here, was arrested from Uttar Pradesh’s Hardoi district. He has been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into the conspiracy to form a terror organisation and to launch terror attacks in the country, NIA officials said.