Free Press Journal
  • Kidneys’ innate clock affects body’s metabolic processes

    London: An internal clock within the kidneys plays an important role in maintaining balance within the body, a new study has found. The Circadian clock or the roughly 24-hour biological cycle help cells, tissues, organs, and whole organisms follow daily rhythms based on light-dark cycles as the earth rotates.

  • Supreme Court

    SC dismisses PIL against 4G licences to Reliance

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today dismissed a PIL filed by an NGO challenging grant of 4G licences to Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL).

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    Yash Chopra would have really liked ‘Fan’: Shah Rukh Khan

    Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan misses filmmaker and friend late Yash Chopra, and says the legendary director would have liked his upcoming film “Fan“. “I wish Yashji (Yash Chopra) had seen the film, he would have really liked it… he would have been really happy to see ‘Fan’. We miss him,” Shah Rukh told PTI.

  • Yuvraj ruled out of first two weeks of IPL

    Hyderabad: Sunrisers Hyderabad allrounder Yuvraj Singh has been ruled out of action for the first two weeks of Indian Premier League as he is yet to fully recover from an ankle injury sustained during the latter stages of World T20.

  • IPL to kick off at Wankhede tomorrow after HC relief

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians are all set to open the defense of their title against new outfit Rising Pune Supergiants, led by India’s World Cup winning skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, here tomorrow after decks were cleared to hold the opening IPL game by the Bombay High Court.

  • HP CM justifies mega pay hike for MLAs, says it was ‘required’

    Shimla: Justifying the bumper 100 per cent pay hike for Himachal Pradesh legislators, state Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said that the hike was ‘required’ as it was part of essential expenditure, adding that the increase in perks would help them to deal with the increasing inflation.

  • Maharashtra celebrates Gudi Padwa today

    Nagpur: The Marathi New Year, also called as Gudi Padwa, is being celebrated today across Maharashtra with lot of pomp and show as this festival marks the onset of ‘Vasant’ or the spring season.

  • PM Modi greets nation on occasion of Hindu calendar New Year

    New Delhi: The Hindu calendar New Year is being celebrated across the country today, marking the first day of spring season and New Year’s Day of the traditional Hindu calendar based on the beginning of new moon.

  • Govt. making ‘efforts’ to secure release of Malyali techie

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said that the government will leave no stone unturned to locate and secure the release of Regi Joseph, a Kerala techie allegedly abducted by militants in Libya.

  • Angelina Jolie wants Brad Pitt to get DNA test?

    Los Angeles: Actress Angelina Jolie has reportedly demanded husband and actor Brad Pitt to get a DNA test done to prove that he has not fathered actress Melissa Etheridge’s children.

  • Matthew Perry not worried about missing ‘Friends’ reunion

    New York: Actor Matthew Perry says he is not too upset that he missed the recent “Friends” reunion. The 46-year old actor found worldwide fame through playing Chandler Bing in the hit US television series, which ran from 1994 to 2004.

  • Sean Penn joins cast of ‘Angry Birds’

    Los Angeles: Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn has joined the cast of Sony Pictures animation “Angry Birds”. He will be lending his voice to a large red bird named Terrence, who only communicates in grunts and growls, said the Hollywood Reporter.

  • US man exonerated of murder after 33 years in prison

    Washington: A former US sailor has been acquitted with the help of DNA evidence after spending 33 years in prison, erroneously convicted of raping a woman and killing her husband in 1982.

  • World Bank unveils plan to fight climate change

    Washington: The World Bank has announced its plan to help developing countries add 30 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy to the world’s energy capacity and to mobilise $25 billion in private financing for clean energy by 2020.