Free Press Journal
  • Brain size may determine response to PTSD treatment

    New York: Patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) who have a larger brain region are more likely to respond to exposure-based therapy — a type of cognitive behavioural therapy — for the mental health condition, finds a new research.

  • REM sleep can help you hold on to memories

    Washington DC: If you want to hold on to your memories, then hit the sack for some deep sleep as a new study suggests so.

  • Voting

    State Assembly elections: TN, Kerala go to polls tomorrow

    Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram: Tamil Nadu and Kerala go to polls tomorrow that will decide the fate of Chief Ministers Jayalalithaa and Oommen Chandy and their arch rivals and nonagenarians M Karunanidhi and V S Achutanandan in their respective states which will witness multi-cornered contests.

  • Vijay Mallya

    In bad times, Mallya’s luxury jet awaits a buyer!

    Mumbai: Waiting to be auctioned off by tax authorities for recovery of their dues, the erstwhile ‘King of Good Times’ Vijay Mallya’s private luxury jet is reminiscent of his high-flying days — interspersed with plush sofas, a cushioned bed, bars, showers and even a bathrobe.

  • Monkeys and humans share staring behaviour: study

    Washington: Like humans, monkeys exhibit the same pattern of following another’s gaze throughout their lives, suggesting the behaviour is deeply rooted in our evolutionary past, according to a new study.

  • Fake ‘IS pirate raid’ stunt freaks out Cannes guests

    Cannes: International movie celebrities were scared almost to death by a failed PR stunt staged by an internet company, which hired fake Islamic State-looking commandos to make a sea landing at a hotel where the stars were staying during the Cannes Film Festival.

  • Amid Congress-Sena fight, Priya Dutt meets Uddhav

    Mumbai: Former Congress MP Priya Dutt today called on Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray, a day after suspected Sena workers pelted stones at a meeting organised by the Opposition party here.

  • Cameron plans extremism crackdown in Parliament

    London: British Prime Minister David Cameron is set to announce a major crackdown on extremist preachers including sweeping new laws to ban “hate speakers” from infiltrating schools and colleges, as the government steps up its efforts to tackle Islamist extremism.

  • B’ town, fans tweets heartfelt b’day wishes to Madhuri

    New Delhi: Bollywood’s dhak dhak girl Madhuri Dixit, who has given back-to-back hits like ‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun,’ ‘Devdas,’ ‘Dil To Pagal Hai’ and ‘Koyla,’ turned 49 today and the warm wishes are pouring in from the members of the fraternity.

  • Defamation case filed against former B’desh PM Khaleda Zia

    Dhaka: A defamation case was slapped against Bangladesh National Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Sunday for her remark that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina son’s Sajeeb Wazed Joy has US 300 million dollars in a bank account.

  • P-Notes: Foreign investors fine with key Sebi proposals

    New Delhi: As Sebi readies to tighten its rules for controversy-ridden P-Notes, major foreign investors including JPMorgan, HSBC, UBS and Goldman Sachs have supported the proposed provisions for immediate reporting of any breach to the regulator and filing of suspicious transaction reports.

  • Nepal’s Maoist factions come together on civil war-era cases

    Kathmandu: Splinter groups of Nepal’s Maoist movement — which once waged a decade-long civil war under the banner of the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist — have started coming together to unitedly take up cases registered against them during the period and which are now hounding them.

  • Shraddha Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapoor

    Here’s Aditya, Shraddha moment from ‘Ok Jaanu’ set

    New Delhi: When Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor come together, they create magic on screen and the same will very soon be seen in upcoming flick ‘Ok Jaanu.’

  • Biometric system that uses human skull to give access

    London: At a time when privacy has become a major issue, scientists from Germany have developed a Google Glass-based biometric system that uses the skull to provide access to devices.