Free Press Journal
  • WHO rejects calls to move Olympics over Zika fears

    Geneva: The World Health Organization has ruled out any change in timing or the location of the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, shunning a call by doctors and scientists to shift the games over the Zika virus. The UN health body outlined its stance in a statement late yesterday after a group of 150 international doctors, scientists and researchers sent an open letter outlining fears that the arrival of half

  • Nepal President greets people on its Republic day

    Kathmandu: Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari has greeted their people on its Republic Day today and wished all its citizens to move ahead for building peaceful, prosperous, balanced and inclusive federal democratic republic Nepal on the basis of unity and cooperation.

  • Tom Hiddleston in ‘advanced talks’ for 25th Bond movie

    London: British actor Tom Hiddleston is reportedly in “advanced talks” to replace Daniel Craig as the next James Bond. According to entertainment news website, Hiddleston “very much wants the job”, reports

  • Know why Khloe K filed for divorce from Odom again

    Johannesburg: Khloe Kardashian, who recently re-filed for divorce from her estranged husband Lamar Odom, has reportedly moved on as she is looking for a right man she could settle down and have children with. According to a source, the 31-year-old television star wants to end her marriage once and for all, because she is well aware of the fact that “the clock is ticking” and she wants to have kids, Channel.24 reports.

  • 70 ISIS fighters killed in Falluja: US

    Washington : The U.S. military has said that its coalition strikes have killed 70 Islamic State militants including the group’s commander during the bid to recapture the city of Falluja. Colonel Steve Warren, a spokesman for the US-led military campaign against ISIS said Maher al-Bilawi, commander of Islamic State fighters in Falluja, was killed on Wednesday, reports the Guardian.

  • ‘Anti-national’ slogan raising man still active on JNU campus: Saurabh Sharma

    New Delhi: Saurabh Sharma, the Joint Secretary of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) on Thursday alleged that a person named Mujeeb Gattu, who had raised ‘anti-national’ slogans on February 9, is still active on the campus. The JNU office bearer’s remark came after a video purportedly showed Mujeeb Gatto present in the varsity.

  • Sania-Hingis stroll into third round of French Open

    Paris: Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis continued their rampaging form as the top-ranked duo progressed through to the third round of the women’s doubles event here at the French Open. The Indo-Swiss pair recorded a 6-2, 6-0 win over Japanese duo of Nao Hibino and Eri Hozumi in the second round contest that lasted 54 minutes at Roland Garros.

  • CBSE 2016

    CBSE 2016 10th results site down due to heavy load

    The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) results for standard 10th were announced today. However, due to heavy load, all websites which were suppose to display live CBSE results are down.

  • Allegations against Khadse needs to be proved first: Rijiju

    Panaji: Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju has said the allegations that Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse has links with underworld don Dawood Ibrahim need to be proved before any action is taken against him.

  • Words with repeated sounds help babies learn language fast

    London: Is your toddler struggling to learn a language? If so, using words that have repetitive syllables rather than mixed sounds may help him or her to learn language faster, a study suggests. The findings showed that children are better at grasping the names of objects with repeated syllables, over words with non-identical syllables.

  • Japan to recall another 7 mn vehicles over airbags

    Tokyo: Japan’s transport ministry on Saturday announced it will recall another seven million vehicles fitted with defective airbags. This brings the total number of vehicles affected by the faulty airbag inflators manufactured by Japanese company Takata, up to 19.6 million, EFE news reported.

  • Women too posting sexist words on Twitter: Study

    New York: If you thought that only men post abusive words on various social media platforms, you are wrong. Researchers have found that half of sexist comments women face on the micro-blogging website Twitter come from fellow women. After analysing British Twitter users over a three-week period, the team from British think tank Demos witnessed the scale of misogynistic abuse on Twitter perpetuated by both men and women.

  • It’s Kohli vs Warner as RCB, SRH eye maiden IPL title

    Bengaluru: Virat Kohli’s inspirational leadership for Royal Challengers Bangalore will be up against the brute force with which David Warner has steered Sunrisers Hyderabad when the two teams, eyeing their maiden IPL title, square off in a high-intensity summit clash here tomorrow.

  • Wonderful that regional films are doing great business: Riteish

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Riteish Deshmukh, who has produced some successful films in Marathi cinema, is happy with the box office performance of regional films. “It’s great! It’s wonderful that regional films are doing great business. ‘Sairat’ has managed to collect over Rs.75 crore in Maharashtra… It is outstanding. Marathi films are growing, and that’s great,” Riteish said here.

  • Your posts can tell if you’re at booze addiction risk

    Washington D.C : It is challenging to single out students at the risk of boozing problems, but according to a recent study social media can serve as an effective means to do so. Research from North Carolina State University and Ohio University finds that having an “alcohol identity” puts college students at greater risk of having drinking problems and that posting about alcohol use on social media sites is actually a stronger

  • Ola redefines travel with luxury segment launch ‘Ola Lux’ in Mumbai

    New Delhi: Taxi aggregator Ola has introduced its newest category, ‘Ola Lux’ in Mumbai sensing the immense potential in the luxury segment for in-city travel. The most popular mobile app for transportation has introduced luxury sedans like Jaguar, Mercedes, Audi, BMW, Toyota Fortuner and Honda Accord amongst other high-end sedans and SUVs.

  • Vidya’s ‘Geeta Bali ‘ avatar from ‘Ek Albela’ is out

    New Delhi: The much-awaited first look of Vidya Balan from her upcoming Marathi debut film ‘Ek Albela’ has been revealed. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to his Twitter handle to unveil the first look poster of the film, writing, “First look poster of Marathi film #EkkAlbela. Vidya Balan enacts the role of Geeta Bali in the film.”

  • Shabana Azmi goes ‘de-glam’ for ‘Idgah’

    New Delhi: Actress Shabana Azmi is one of those who tries every possible means to get into the skin of her roles and recently, she went all de-glam for her upcoming short film ‘Idgah.’ Before revealing her new look, the 65-year-old actress took to her Twitter handle and posted her de-glam and conservative look, seeking suggestions from her fans on her new look.

  • Trump raises USD 6 million in first fund raising event

    Washington: Donald Trump has raised an impressive USD 6 million and received pledges for another USD 4 million in his first fundraising event after emerging as presumptive Republican presidential nominee, a media report has said.