Free Press Journal
  • Here`s what ecstasy does to your brain

    Washington D.C: Also known as the love drug, ecstasy has been one of the most popular party drugs since the 1980s. For people, who are interested in knowing what happens in the brain when someone drops a bean, a new study is here to help us understand the chemicals at work.

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    Forensic tests should be done on Narada tapes: HC

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court today observed that since the Narada sting tapes created a flutter in society, forensic tests needed to be done to find out the genuineness of the videos circulated which show some Trinamool Congress leaders purportedly accepting money.

  • Twitter can reveal brand image better

    New York: A brand’s image is related to the characteristics of who their fans follow on the micro-blogging site Twitter, say researchers, suggesting that Twitter fans of certain brands are likely to follow accounts that tweet about the environment.

  • Brain transfers memories for long term storage while we rest

    London: Our brain remains constantly at work, even if the body is at rest. According to a study, the memories that are formed in one part of the brain are replayed and transferred to another area of the brain for long-term storage, even while our bodies take rest.

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    Who influenced Chidambaram to tweak Ishrat case affidavit: BJP

    New Delhi: Targeting Congress president Sonia Gandhi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday asked as to who influenced the then home minister P. Chidambaram’s decision in 2009 to tweak the second affidavit in Ishrat Jahan case.

  • 6 Splendid and Heart-warming tales of Hanuman

    The art of story-telling transcends cultures and religion. Tales and songs have been written since ancient times speaking about the heroic deeds of the Gods and men. Lord Hanuman is no exception. Hindu mythology, ascribes and attributes various stories speaking about the courage, strength and devotion he displayed in his lifetime.

  • Mondelez launches Cadbury Bournvita biscuits in India

    New Delhi: Confectionery giant Mondelez today launched its second biscuit brand ‘Bournvita’ in India, five years after it first entered the segment with highly popular ‘Oreo’. “Cadbury Bournvita is our second offering in the biscuit space in India. It has been developed specially for the Indian market. Biscuits category in India is estimated to be around Rs 25,000 crore and has been growing steadily,” Mondelez India Foods Managing Director Chandramouli Venkatesan said.

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    Hit and run: Minor offender denied bail

    New Delhi: A juvenile board on Tuesday dismissed the bail plea of a minor accused in a hit-and-run case that led to the death of a 33-year-old business consultant.

  • Next gen Maruti Alto could be a crossover like Renault Kwid

    The Renault Kwid’s disruption of the Indian small car segment is not taken lightly by the incumbents Maruti and Hyundai. The SUV-ish hatchback’s immense success has prompted the other automakers to rethink their small car product strategy. Speaking to Economic Times, a senior Maruti Suzuki official stated that the design of the next gen Maruti Alto which is due for 2018 is yet to be frozen for India but clearly a crossover

  • Midfielder Turan skips Barcelona training due to gastritis

    Barcelona: FC Barcelona’s attacking midfielder Arda Turan has had a bout of gastritis and therefore missed his club’s practice on Tuesday ahead of their La Liga football clash against Deportivo La Coruna.  Barcelona will look to end their four-match winless streak when they travel to Deportivo’s den, the Estadio Riazor stadium on Wednesday.

  • Ford EcoSport Facelift Leaked with New Interiors

    Launched globally in 2013, the Ford EcoSport is due for a mid-life update. The American automaker has been testing the EcoSport facelift for a while now. Recently, the dashboard of the updated version was spied in China and it appears to be a completely revamped one. As per several reports, new cabin is a China-specific model, but only time will tell whether the speculations are true. It is expected to go on

  • Balotelli rules out return to Liverpool

    Milan: Maverick striker Mario Balotelli has ruled out his return to Liverpool and has expressed his desire to stay with Italian giants AC Milan.  The Italy international is currently on loan to Milan from former English champions Liverpool where he endured a miserable 2014-15 season. He has struggled to make it to the starting XI at Milan as well, but has shown much better form in the last two Serie A matches.

  • Injured Bayern defender to recover soon: Coach Guardiola

    Munich: Bayern Munich’s coach Pep Guardiola has said injured defender Jerome Boateng is close to rejoining the German football champions, but is yet to regain full fitness.  Guardiola spoke on Monday ahead of the German Cup semi-final against Werder Bremen on Tuesday, reports Efe. Boateng trained with his team-mates on Monday for the first time in three months; however, he did not participate in the intense workout sessions.

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    Big films help bring more audience for small projects: Swara

    Mumbai: Actress Swara Bhaskar, who has been striking a fine balance between commercial and small films, says her roles in mainstream films help her draw audiences’ attention towards independent projects.

  • 10 Facts you should know about Lord Hanuman

    The Hindu festival of Hanuman Jayanti, is just around the corner. Lord Hanuman is one of the most important and revered Gods in Hinduism. He is recognised as an epitome of devotion, faith, valour and selfless love (this selfless service for Lord Rama teaches us the meaning of true friendship).

  • Gamesa India bags 40 MW order from ReNew Power

    Mumbai: Wind turbine manufacturer Gamesa India has bagged a contract from ReNew Power for supply of 20 custom-made G97 turbines of 2 MW each for a project in Karnataka. “Gamesa India has entered into an agreement with ReNew Power for a 40 MW turnkey order consisting of 20 units of former’s custom-made G97-2 MW class S with tower height of 104 m that will be commissioned in Ron district in Karnataka,” the company