Free Press Journal
  • My family is proud of my performances thats all I need: Akshay Kumar

    In 2015, Akshay Kumar juggled effortlessly between Airlift and Singh Is Bliing. This year again, he joyously juxtaposes the real-life saga Rustom with the crazily out of the world ‘Housefull 3’. Akshay Kumar tells Subhash K Jha why he has to mix the serious with the light in his career.

  • Death toll mounts to 22 in China’s landslide

    Beijing: At least 22 people have been killed in a massive landslide that engulfed the construction site of a hydropower station in southeast China even as rescuers today pulled out two persons alive from the debris. Twenty two bodies have been found and 17 people remain missing in yesterday’s massive landslide which engulfed the construction site of a hydropower station in Taining County in Fujian Province, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. Two

  • Tomic withdraws from Rome masters

    `King of the excuse` Tomic withdraws from Rome Masters after eight minutes

  • Esha Gupta to help drought hit farmers through a charity initiative

    Esha Gupta who has previously extended her support to several campaigns concerning animal rights and protection has now decided to do her bit for the drought hit farmers. The drought affected regions of Maharashtra has proved to a major matter of concern with several celebrities coming forward and contributing in their own manner through donation and campaigns.

  • Gaya killing: Husband of Bihar lawmaker sent to judicial custody

    Patna: The son of a ruling party legislator accused of killing a teenager in Bihar’s Gaya town was still absconding on Monday as her husband, Bindi Yadav, and his bodyguard were sent to 14 days judicial custody by a local court, police said.

  • Vidya Balan provides unexpected support for Kangna Ranaut

    If Kangna Ranaut finds herself isolated in her battle with Hrithik Roshan, she has herself to blame. Her outspoken nature and determination not to mince words have made her a fearful entity among most of the Bollywood’s important circles.

  • Riteish Deshmukh

    Riteish Deshmukh lauds Akshay Kumar’s contribution to Maha drought relief

    “Akshay Kumar has been an inspiration. He has been very active on social platforms throughout be it Chennai, Latur or anything else that has happened in the country,” said Riteish Deshmukh in a interview with Content Head Broadband Faridoon Shahryar. “Akshay is probably the first person to extend help financially and otherwise. When I requested him (for the drought relief in Maharashtra), he has always been on the forefront and said, tu

  • Extremist trial underway amid high security in Brussels

    Brussels: Under heavy security, a trial has begun in Belgium of a suspected extremist cell linked to the ringleader of last year’s lethal attacks in Paris. Sixteen defendants, including nine who are still at large, are accused of involvement in what Belgian authorities say was a terrorist plot being mounted in the eastern city of Verviers. Lawyers for some of the accused said today their clients had done nothing illegal.

  • facebook

    Facebook wins trademark case in China

    Beijing: Facebook has warded off a threat by a Chinese firm to use its famous name for a refreshing beverage after a Beijing court ruled in favour of the US social networking giant in a rare trademark case.

  • Petrol, Diesel

    Petrol prices slashed 32 times, hiked 21 times since 2013

    New Delhi: Prices of petrol were reduced 32 times and increased 21 times while diesel prices were slashed 19 times and raised 28 times since 2013, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today.

  • Umar Khalid at JNU

    Umar Khalid taken to AIIMS, withdraws hunger strike

    New Delh: JNU student Umar Khalid, who is out on bail in a sedition case and was on a hunger strike for the last 11 days, was taken to AIIMS in wee hours today after his sugar. sodium and potassium levels fell significantly.

  • Advances in medical care linked to Type-1 diabetes boom

    Sydney: Although it may sound counterintuitive, researchers from the University of Adelaide say that the global increase in Type-1 diabetes is directly linked to advances in medical care that has significantly increased the life expectancy of people. For the study, the researchers looked at the prevalence of Type-1 diabetes in 118 countries and changes in life expectancy from 1950 to 2010. After applying a measure known as the Biological State Index to

  • World’s first holographic flexible smartphone developed

    Toronto: Scientists claim to have developed the world’s first holographic flexible smartphone that lets users interact with 3D videos and images without any headgear or glasses. The device, dubbed HoloFlex, is capable of rendering 3D images with motion parallax and stereoscopy to multiple simultaneous users without head tracking or glasses. “HoloFlex offers a completely new way of interacting with your smartphone. It allows for glasses-free interactions with 3D video and images in

  • New steroid treatment for kids with lung condition

    New York:  A team of researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, has developed a new steroid treatment for children suffering from a life-threatening lung condition. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) is a catch-all term associated with the inability of lung tissue to take up oxygen. The lungs of patients with this condition become very stiff and are incapable of transferring oxygen into the blood.  “Over the last 20-30 years researchers have come

  • Wonder why career stops after becoming mother: Carol Gracias

    New Delhi: Carol Gracias broke convention when she walked the fashion runway in March with a baby bump and the supermodel says that Indian women never shy away from celebrating womanhood unlike the common perception. She also doesn’t understand why a woman’s career should stop when she gets pregnant.

  • Reading on tablets, laptops may change the way you think

    Washington: Tablet and laptop users, take note! Using digital platforms for reading may change the way you think, making you more inclined to focus on concrete details rather than interpreting information more abstractly, a new study has found. The findings serve as another wake-up call to how digital media may be affecting our likelihood of using abstract thought, researchers said. Scientists from Dartmouth College in the US tested the basic question –

  • Khloe Kardashian

    Khloe Kardashian’s secrets out in new book

    New Delhi: Television personality Khloe Kardashian shares secrets for finding strength of body, mind, and heart with revelatory stories of her own struggles with weight, relationships, and her self-image in her new book. ‘Strong Looks Better Naked,’ published by Simon & Schuster, is filled with practical advice, recipes, and personal anecdotes.