Free Press Journal
  • ‘Einstein ring’: unusual astronomical object

    Washington D.C. : Here we have an unusual astronomical object in the galaxy, an ‘Einstein ring.’ A PhD student Margherita Bettinelli, of the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) and the University of La Laguna (ULL), together with an international team of astrophysicists has recently discovered this unusual astronomical object.

  • Salman, Anushka to head to Budapest for ‘Sultan’

    Mumbai: Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma have a special date with Budapest. The actors are heading to the Hungarian capital to shoot for the final portion of “Sultan”.

  • Stress can lead to structural changes in brain

    New York: Chronic stress can make us worn-out, anxious and depressed as well as also lead to structural changes in the brain, finds a new study that also developed a new drug that might help in preventing these changes. The findings showed that when mice experienced prolonged stress, the amygdala — a part of the brain that regulates basic emotions, such as fear and anxiety — retracts.

  • Indian banker awarded for promoting green economy

    Dubai: A Qatar-based Indian banker has been awarded for his contribution in environment-friendly activities and for promoting green economy for nearly two decades.

  • Content is king, solo films or multi-starrers don’t matter: Fawad Khan

    Noida: He was already a popular name in India before his first Bollywood film “Khoobsurat” released, thanks to his Pakistani show “Zindagi Gulzar Hai”. But after playing a solo lead in his debut Hindi film, Fawad Khan has mostly featured in multi-starrers – his last movie “Kapoor & Sons” and next release “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” being a case in point.

  • 14-year-old detained for suicide attack in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province

    Kabul: A 14-year-old boy has been detained by Afghan Border Police forces before he managed to carry out a suicide attack on senior government officials in southern Kandahar province. The local government officials said the boy was encouraged to target the district police chief of Maiwand or the administrative chief of the district, reports Khamma Press.

  • President Mukherjee condoles deaths in Wardha Army depot inferno

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday offered his condolences to the families of the defence personnel, who died in the massive inferno at the central ammunition depot in Pulgaon, Wardha district of Maharashtra and called upon the state government to provide all possible aid to the bereaved families as well as medical assistance- to the injured.

  • Mehbooba files nomination from Anantanag

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today filed her nomination papers for by-poll to Anantnag assembly segment as she seeks to become a member of the state legislature within the mandatory period of six months from her swearing-in as CM.

  • Court Order

    Australian bank officials used racial terms to describe Indian biz couple

    Melbourne: Australia’s ANZ bank’s senior officials used “racial” remarks in an email exchange to describe an Indian billionaire couple who has launched a 1.5 billion dollar lawsuit against the top financial institution, Supreme Court of Victoria heard today.

  • Economy on ‘upward curve’, monsoon, GST to push growth: Jaitley

    Tokyo: With India retaining the fastest growing large economy tag post latest GDP numbers, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the country is on an “upward curve” and a good monsoon, GST passage and increased infra and rural spending will further accelerate the growth.

  • akshay kumar

    ‘My Sandy and Sundi characters are very extreme in Housefull 3’, says Akshay Kumar

    Akshay Kumar continues to be on the roll. He had as many as four releases last year. This year, he started off with an offbeat Airlift which not just turned out to be a super hit at the box office but also stays as the highest grosser of the year so far when it comes to Bollywood releases. Now he is arriving with Housefull 3, third installment of the franchise which had also marked his

  • Why smoking puts you at increase risk of oral diseases

    New York: Puffing cigarettes can increase the likelihood that certain bacteria will not only set up camp but will build a fortified city in the mouth and fight against the immune system, thereby making you vulnerable to oral diseases, new research suggests.