Free Press Journal
  • Whaaaaat!? Ranveer Singh to go butt naked?

    As an actor too, Singh has never shied away from the kind of roles approached to him. In fact, he has been more than sporting to do roles, be it do a role of an epic character or humor us with some goofiness of his. Ranveer is one such actor who invokes a lot of positive energy around people the minute he steps in a room or in that case, the screen.

  • We do it together is way to tackle gender gap: Freida Pinto

    Freida Pinto is attending the ongoing Cannes Film Festival with a purpose in mind — women empowerment in showbiz. The US-based Indian actress says the non-profit production company called We Do It Together is the answer to the ‘gender and pay gap’ buzz, adding that the campaign is a ‘doer not a talker’.

  • Why Bollywood should be scared of Marathi film ‘Sairat’?

    Bollywood, as we call the commercial Hindi cinema industry, should be scared, very scared, of Marathi cinema. After “Natsamrat” earlier this year, “Sairat” has broken all previous records to become the highest grossing Marathi film of all times.

  • Virtual dog to teach robots to perform tasks intelligently

    Washington: While playing with your pooch at home helps evoke love and compassion in you, researchers from Washington State University are using a virtual dog to train robots how to do desired tasks.

  • Robot’s in-hand eye maps surroundings in 3D

    New York: Researchers including an Indian-origin scientist from Carnegie Mellon University have found that a camera attached to the robot’s hand can rapidly create a 3D model of its environment and also locate the hand within that 3D world .

  • Know your BP numbers to stay healthy

    Those were the days when our forefathers toiled in the fields all through the day; our grandmothers were spinning around doing all the household chores and the children at home did not have snazzy gadgets to be glued on.

  • Germs may cause type 1 diabetes: study

    London: Germs may play a role in the development of type 1 diabetes by triggering the body’s immune system to destroy the cells that produce insulin, new research suggests. Scientists have previously shown that killer T-cells, a type of white blood cell that normally protects us from germs, play a major part in type 1 diabetes by destroying insulin producing cells, known as beta cells.

  • Teen lit turns bolder with love, sex and homosexuality

    New Delhi: When renowned author Ranjit Lal penned “Smitten”, a book for young adults in 2013, its original story line was about sexual abuse with the father as the culprit.

  • 77 percent Indian parents expect to live with sons in old age

    Almost 77 percent of Indian parents expect to live with their sons in old age while seven percent want to live with their daughters, according to the India Human Development Survey (IHDS), conducted jointly by researchers from University of Maryland and National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), New Delhi reported.

  • New law for celebs endorsing unverified products soon

    Patna: The Centre is working on a new legislation to replace the existing Consumer Protection Act, which will have penal provisions of Rs 50 lakh and five year imprisonment for celebrities promoting sale of items without verifying the quality, Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan said today.

  • Muslim intellectuals, scholars join chorus against triple talaq

    New Delhi: The chorus against ‘triple talaq’ is growing as Muslim intellectuals and scholars have now urged the All India Muslim Personal Law Board to take corrective measures to stop and prevent its misuse.

  • SP names Amar Singh, Beni Verma for RS election

    Lucknow: Over six years after it expelled Amar Singh, the Samajwadi Party today “unanimously” declared him as its candidate for the Rajya Sabha polls, setting the stage for his possible return to the party.

  • Anandiben refutes reports of her exit as Gujarat CM

    Indore/Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel today refuted media reports which suggested that BJP is mulling to remove her and bring in another party leader at the helm of affairs in the state, saying “nothing like that is on.”

  • National SC panel for CBI probe into Dalit womans murder

    Kochi: Expressing concern over the delay in arresting culprits in the brutal rape and murder of a Dalit woman in Perumbavoor near here, the National Commission for Scheduled Castes has asked the Kerala government to hand over the investigation in the case to CBI.

  • HC refuses pre-arrest bail to Rane, asks him to surrender

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today refused to grant pre-arrest bail to former Congress MP Nilesh Rane, son of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan Rane, in a case of alleged assault and kidnapping filed by a party worker from Chiplun in Ratnagiri district.