Free Press Journal
  • India keen on setting up LNG terminal at Iranian port

    New Delhi: India has expressed interest in setting up an LNG terminal at Chahabar port in Iran to ship back home natural gas from Persian Gulf nation, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today.

  • Hope to inspire home cooks in India with new season: Gary Mehigan

    New Delhi: “MasterChef Australia” (MCA) is back for a new season with the theme ‘Everybody is talking gourmet, everybody is talking MCA’. And Gary Mehigan, judge of the hugely popular TV show, says he is “aware of the huge fan following of the show in India” and hopes the forthcoming season can inspire more home cooks in the country.

  • T. G. L. Iyer

    Re-Inventing Ourselves

    Martin Seligman, a psychologist, refers to the mindset that results as you seek out help from others time and again. You gradually become less competent at handling your own problems. In an experiment carried out at the university where he was teaching he began research to find out why there are dropouts among the students. He discovered that the students who quit college were those who came from families where they rarely

  • A third of autistic kids likely to wander away

    New York: More than one-third of US children with autism spectrum disorders have wandered away from a safe environment within the past 12 months, new research shows.

  • New tech helps plants tackle global warming

    Washington DC: A team of researchers has discovered a mechanism that enables plants to regulate their flowering in a warming world.

  • Vijay Mallya

    Vijay Mallya resigns from Rajya Sabha

    New Delhi: Liquor baron Vijay Mallya, whose passport has been revoked by the government, on Monday resigned from the Rajya Sabha.

  • Manoj Bajpayee to gift reflective jackets to Mumbai traffic cops

    Mumbai: Actor Manoj Bajpayee, who will be seen as a traffic constable in forthcoming thriller film “Traffic”, will be giving neon coloured florescent jackets, also called reflective jackets, to traffic constables here. “Traffic constables lead really difficult lives and have a very hectic schedule. During Ganpati or any festivals, they don’t come home for five to seven days straight and do not get to see their families. “Paying respect to all the

  • Many Brits don’t count `sexting` as cheating

    London: Apparently, over a third of Britons doesn’t consider sending sexual texts and images to another person as “cheating,” suggests a survey.

  • Par panel asks coal PSUs, govt to recover dues

    New Delhi: Expressing concerns over the large amount of dues that need to be recovered by all coal PSUs, including CIL’s Rs 11,032 crore, a Parliamentary Panel has asked the government as well as the state-owned firms in the sector to take steps for the recovery.

  • Monali realised ‘actual gravity’ of National award through others’ reaction

    New Delhi: Singer Monali Thakur, who has been named as the Best Female Playback Singer for the song “Moh moh ke dhaage” from “Dum Laga Ke Haisha” at 63rd National Film Awards, says it was through other people’s reaction that she understood the “actual gravity” of the award. The singer also shared that she feels amazing and overwhelmed at bagging the award. “It feels amazing at first, overwhelming actually and feels really

  • Small loans soon virtually at your fingertips

    New Delhi: Your mobile wallet, which has been serving your need for instant cash in an electronic form for sundry transactions, will also empower you further with companies in the business planning to add an instant loan facility to their offerings.

  • Salman Khan finds younger generation respectful

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan says that the younger generation nowadays has a lot of integrity and respect. Taking to Twitter, Salman posted a picture of himself with a young fan and lauded the boy for his honesty and straightforward request for a photograph with the star. The “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” actor posted the image with the caption: “At the airport when people were slyly and openly taking photographs with their phones, this child

  • Ranveer Singh sweating hard for ‘Befikre’

    New Delhi: Ranveer Singh is surely one of those actors, who try every possible mean to get into the skin of his roles and these days the ‘Bajirao Mastani’ actor is sweating hard in a gym for his upcoming film ‘Befikre.’ The 30-year-old actor’s trainer Stevens Llyod took to his Instagram handle and shared a pic of Ranveer wherein he is seen pumping the weights to build his biceps in the gym

  • Sensex

    Sensex sheds 170 pts on muted earnings, Japan rout

    Mumbai: Equities started the week on a dull note with the market benchmark Sensex tumbling to a three-week low today as a plunge in Tokyo and disappointing domestic corporate earnings along with a fall in manufacturing sector activity rattled investors.

  • Lahiri T-42 in rain-hit Zurich Classic

    Avondale (USA): Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri completed six more holes, striking birdies on the last two, before play was called off in the weather-hit Zurich Classic, which has been reduced to a 54-hole tournament. Lahiri was five-under for 46 holes and is currently T-42 — a jump of eight places T-50 after two rounds. Lahiri was three-under at the end of two rounds and needs a high finish to get into the

  • Pakistan drop Shehzad, Umar Akmal for Eng tour

    Karachi: Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad and wicketkeeper-batsman Umar Akmal were today dropped from the list of probables for the tour of England owing to their past indiscipline and poor recent form. The new selection committee headed by Inzamam-ul-Haq announced the probables, which also did not feature Shahid Afridi as Pakistan would be playing only one Twenty20 during the tour. “Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal have not been included in the training camp

  • Leicester striker Vardy voted football writers’ footballer of the year

    London: English Premier League leaders Leicester City’s striker Jamie Vardy was on Monday named the Football Writers’ Association (FWA) Footballer of the Year 2016. The England international collected 36 percent of members’ votes, making him a clear winner ahead of his team-mates Riyad Mahrez and N’Golo Kante. The 29-year-old has scored 24 goals for club and country so far this season, which have helped to put Leicester on the verge of winning