Free Press Journal
  • Fertility app to replace birth control pill?

    London: A fertility app that can pinpoint the days on which a woman could get pregnant may replace the contraceptive pill in the near future, says a study.

  • Bengal civil society members meet poll panel, seek CEO’s removal

    Kolkata: A group of civil society members including Academi award winner poet Sankha Ghosh and former apex court judge Ashok Ganguly on Thursday met the full bench of the Election Commission and sought the immediate removal of West Bengal chief electoral officer Sunil Gupta for failing to take strong action to ensure free and fair assembly polls so far.

  • Computerised clothes coming soon

    Washington D.C: Clothes with computer components that can gather, store or transfer data has come closer to reality after a team of researchers could embroider electronic circuits into fabric with 0.1 mm precision.

  • Sexist video games hamper empathy in men for women

    New York: Young male gamers who strongly identify with male characters in sexist and violent video games show less empathy towards female violence victims in real life, say researchers.

  • WADA recommendations to be considered in Sharapova doping case: ITF

    London: Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova’s doping case will be considered by a tribunal with the account of recently announced thaw of requirements concerning banned substance Meldonium, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced on Thursday. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced on Wednesday that the concentration of less than one microgram of Meldonium in the body system of an athlete, whose doping tests were conducted before March 1, was acceptable and

  • Zika virus causes birth defects

    New York: The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention has said there was enough evidence to confirm that the Zika virus could cause unusually small heads and brain damage in infants born to infected mothers.

  • Wedding time for Bipasha Basu – Karan Singh Grover

    Bollywood hot and sizzling actress Bipasha Basu is all set to tie knot to the bollywood’s new playboy actor Karan Singh Grover. The couple have opened up on instagram to make the official announcement about their wedding that will be conceded on 30th April. They chose a very cute and creative style to share this good news to their fans by posting their ‘Classy’ wedding card on instagram.

  • Overweight people more likely to eat junk

    London: Overweight people make unhealthy food choices as compared to lean people when presented with real food even though both make similar selections when presented with hypothetical choices, finds a study.

  • Trump campaign manager won’t be prosecuted for assault

    Washington: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign manager will not be prosecuted on a charge of misdemeanour battery over allegations he grabbed the arm of a reporter. Trump campaign social media director Dan Scavino posted on his Facebook page late Wednesday night that the charge would not be pressed against Corey Lewandowski, Fox News reported on Thursday.

  • Djokovic crashes out of Monte Carlo Masters

    Monte Carlo: Czech Jiri Vesely surprised Serbian World No.1 Novak Djokovic 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 in the second round of the Monte Carlo tennis Masters. The 5th-ranked Vesely took 125 minutes to defeat the defending champion on clay court here on Wednesday, which still remains a weakness for Djokovic, reports Tass.

  • ‘Good’ gut bacteria can help prevent cancer

    New York: Anti-inflammatory properties of gut bacteria can slow or stop the development of some types of cancer, finds a new study conducted on mice.

  • Madhesi leaders term Nepal PM Oli’s talk’s as eyewash

    Kathmandu: Criticizing Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli’s for failing to understand the cause of Madhesi’s agitation, leaders associated with the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) termed the former’s offer of talks an eyewash. Oli on his televised message on Tuesday had invited the agitating forces to the negotiating table to seek a settlement on constitutional issues.

  • Kids who join youth gangs prone to depression: study

    Washington: Kids who decide to join gangs are more likely to be depressed and suicidal – and these mental health problems only worsen after joining, a new US study has found.

  • Cook shocked by Taylor’s premature retirement

    Johannesburg: England Test skipper Alastair Cook has admitted that his team-mate James Taylor’s forced retirement from international cricket due to a serious heart condition came as a huge shock to him. The 26-year-old, who played seven Tests and 27 ODIs for England, pulled out of last week’s domestic first class fixture against Cambridge MCCU with what was believed to be a viral condition.

  • Not violated directions on Dahi Handi festival: Govt tells HC

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government and BJP leader Ashish Shelar have told the Bombay High Court that they have not violated directions of the HC on precautions to be taken during the Dahi Handi festival, and sought dismissal of the contempt petition filed against them.

  • Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama have tense ties, says book

    Washington: US First Lady Michelle Obama continues to “resent” Democrat front-runner Hillary Clinton due to the “bad blood left over from the bruising” 2008 campaign, a new book has alleged. In “First Women: The Grace and Power of America’s Modern First Ladies”, best-selling author Kate Andersen Brower delves into the intricate relationships between the nation’s first ladies, New York Daily News reported on Wednesday.

  • YRF comes up with new web series based on ‘Ladies Room’

    Mumbai: Yash Raj Films (YRF) has come out with a new web series named “Ladies Room”. It’s a story about two best friends with questionable life skills boldly going where no man has gone before – the women’s washroom.