Free Press Journal
  • Sena targets Mehbooba, links NIT unrest – Bharat Mata Ki Jai

    Mumbai: Training its guns at Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday said the recent unrest at Srinagar’s National Institute of Technology campus is taking place as the former did not chant slogan of ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ during her oath-taking ceremony on April 4.

  • Dr. Najma Heptulla

    There should be no problem in saying Bharat Mata Ki Jai Najma Heptullah

    New Delhi: Terming the controversy related to chanting of ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ as “unnecessary and uncalled for”, Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptullah has said that there was nothing wrong in praising the motherland and religion has nothing to do with this.

  • Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma

    IMG-Reliance enters talent management, ropes in Rohit, Pandya

    Mumbai: IMG-Reliance Ltd, a joint venture formed between IMG Worldwide and Reliance Industries to develop sports, fashion and entertainment properties in India, have now moved into the business of talent management and roped in cricketers Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya as clients.

  • WICB vice president blasts Sammy’s comments as ‘demeaning, insulting’

    Roseau (Dominica): West Indies Cricket Board (WICB)vice president Emmanuel Nanthan on Tuesday launched a major broadside against Darren Sammy, 48 hours after he led the West Indies into the history books by becoming the first team to capture the T20 World Cup twice.

  • Bigg Boss

    Salman Khan tweets about the tenth season of ‘Bigg Boss’

    The controversial reality show ‘Bigg Boss’ (the Indian version of Big Brother) is now all set to enter the tenth season. Like its other seasons, this one too will be with a twist and here’s a glimpse of it.

  • Study reveals ocean circulation on distant Earth-like planets

    London: The salt levels of oceans on distant Earth-like planets could have a major effect on their climates and may provide more habitable conditions for alien life, says a study involving an Indian-origin scientist. “The number of planets being discovered outside our solar system is rapidly increasing. Our research helps to answer whether or not these planets could sustain alien life,” said David Stevens from Britain’s University of East Anglia (UEA).

  • Priyanka Chopra

    Did Priyanka Chopra really attempt suicide

    It seems unlikely that Priyanka would at any point in her life want to end her life. I got to know her when she was still seeing Aseem Merchant. Her days were filled with excitement. In the morning she would be off to Kathak classes. That’s when she would call me for long chats about the way her career was going…or rather, the way she would want it to go.

  • Protesting students held while trying to enter HCU

    Hyderabad: Tension prevailed near the Hyderabad Central University (HCU) today after scores of students belonging to different organisations held protests demanding arrest of the Vice Chancellor and tried to forcibly enter the varsity even as police took them into preventive custody.

  • Only one in five people tell the truth on Facebook

    London: Less than 20 per cent of people portray themselves truthfully on social networking websites such as Facebook and Twitter, a new UK-based study has found. According to the survey of 2,000 Britons, just 18 per cent represent themselves accurately, while the huge majority only post content which makes their lives look more interesting to their friends and family. The results also showed that men are more likely to lie through their

  • 46 mn people interacted on Facebook during ICC WT20

    New Delhi: More than 46 million people interacted on social networking platform Facebook during this year’s ICC World Twenty 20, which culminated in thrilling victories by both the West Indies men and women’s teams on April 3 in Kolkata. “During the India vs Pakistan match on February 15, over 8.2 million people logged on to Facebook and the final match between England and West Indies saw 6.1 million people engage on the platform.

  • Bilingual babies better at executive functioning

    New York: Researchers have found that babies raised in bilingual households show brain activity linked to executive functioning as early as when they are 11 months old. Bilingual children have more activity in areas associated with executive function, a set of mental abilities that includes problem-solving, shifting attention and other desirable cognitive traits, and the difference in their brain activity is evident as early as 11 months of age.

  • Irregular biological cycle may worsen Parkinson’s disease

    New York: Chronic lack of sleep and irregular sleep-wake cycles that disturb the biological cycle are likely to risk the onset of Parkinson’s disease as well as worsen the disease, warns a new study.