Free Press Journal
  • Government imports 13,000 tonnes of pulses to check rising prices

    New Delhi :  The Union government has imported about 13,000 tonnes of pulses to check rising food inflation, and is expecting another 6,000 tonnes of pulses in the next few weeks, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution said on Tuesday.

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    Sharman Joshi: Body talk

    His career is replete with ups and downs but his fitness levels stay amazingly stable. That’s essentially because Sharman Joshi has a few dos and don’ts where his body is concerned. For instance, he will never put on weight for a role as he feels it is not fair to one’s body and system.

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    Maddy shares his marriage mantra on his wedding anniversary

    “25 years together…17 years of marriage,” shared R. Madhavan captioning a selfie of himself and wife Sarita. The couple celebrated their wedding anniversary on June 7 and made a happy pair, especially when you consider that way back he wasn’t sure if he would ever get married due to his dark complexion! In the past, Madhavan had revealed that Sarita, who was then his student, asked him out on a date one

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    Mallika Sherawat on a ‘Holiday’ or ‘Honeymoon’ ?

    So the Cannes extravaganza is over but the fun times are far from over for Mallika Sherawat. She has shared a lovely pic of herself dressed in a yummy blue creation on a boat, against the azure ocean, captioning it, “Being happy never goes out of style :)! #vacationing” Erm… would that actually translate as honeymooning?”

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    Happy birthday Lauren Gottlieb

    The lovely Lauren Gottlieb who celebrates her birthday today, June 8, has won loads of hearts with her warm demeanour and sensational dancing skills. She wowed the audience in India when she moved from LA to pursue her acting career with her debut film ANY BODY CAN DANCE! Here are a few things you probably did not know about Lauren Gottlieb…

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    Patralekha talks about her relationship with Rajkumar Rao

    Patralekha’s hottie act in CITYLIGHTS supposedly put a strain on her relationship with Rajkummar Rao but last we heard the pretty Patra was still maintaining that he was her 4 am friend, her best friend first and then her boyfriend. The kissing and physicality that her role demanded was not really an issue, she points out as kissing too is a part of acting. She joked that kissing didn’t mean that she

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    Irrfan’s ‘Madaari’ wins producer  

    After SARBJIT, Vashu Bhagnani’s Puja Films and Entertainment Ltd has yet another surprise for cinema lovers. The production stalwart will be releasing the much awaited Irrfan Khan starrer social-thriller MADAARI. “With the talent of Irrfan Khan and the brilliance of Nishikant Kamat, picking up MADAARI was an easy decision for us,” said Vashu Bhagnani.

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    The medical spa… Karan wants more

    You can’t have too much of a good thing especially if it’s something as addictive as weight loss! Apparently, Karan Johar who just lost 8 kilos at the Austrian farm that’s the rage with B-town right now, is planning to revisit in November again! Pin him down and he will tell you that the weight loss is due to no milk, gluten free diet, exercise and communing with nature besides the exotic

  • How climate change threatens panda conservation

    New York: Pandas do not like it hot and rising temperatures can also put pressure on their food supply by eliminating vast amounts of bamboo plants, researchers say. “Higher climate temperatures would upset the entire system in the panda reserves and the wild, eliminating vast amounts of bamboo,” said one of the researchers James Spotila, Professor at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US.

  • ‘Lucy’ had company, says new analysis of African fossils

    Washington DC: ‘Lucy’, one of the most complete skeletons found till date from the early hominids, wasn’t alone after all! Key fossil discoveries over the last few decades in Africa hint towards the existence of multiple early human ancestor species that lived at the same time as Lucy, more than three million years ago.

  • Dietary copper could help you burn fat naturally

    New York: Further burnishing copper’s reputation as an essential nutrient for human health, researchers have found that the metal plays a key role in metabolising fat. “We find that copper is essential for breaking down fat cells so that they can be used for energy,” said lead researcher Chris Chang, professor at the University of California – Berkeley.

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    Fish can distinguish between human faces: Study

    London: Despite having a much simpler and smaller brain than that of primates, fish have the remarkable ability to distinguish between human faces, new research has found, reported IANS.

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    You can’t lose weight with moderate eating

    Washington D.C: How would you feel if we say that the idea of eating in moderation leads to healthy nutrition is an ineffective guide for losing or maintaining weight? A new University of Georgia study suggests the term, ‘moderation leads to healthy nutrition’ has wide range of interpretations which may make it an ineffective guide for losing or maintaining weight, reports ANI.

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    20 per cent Indian youth suffer from hypertension

    New Delhi: Over 20 per cent of Indian youth suffer from hypertension problems due to their sedentary lifestyle, experts have said. The experts warned that hypertension and other complications were also leading to brain haemorrhage, reports IANS.

  • Alia on Sidharth’s mystery date

    New Delhi: Alia Bhatt has set the record straight on Sidharth Malhorta’s dinner date with mystery girl, saying he never went on a date. In an interview with a leading daily, the 23-year-old actress, who is gearing up for the release of ‘Udta Punjab’, clarified that she doesn’t have any reason to fight with him.

  • North Korea will go ahead with its n-programme

    Pyongyang: North Korea on Tuesday announced it would continue developing its nuclear weapons programme which, it claimed, did not pose a threat to peace. “The weapons are not aimed at posing a threat to peace. We will not use nuclear weapons if aggressors do not attack us with nukes,” said Tuesday’s edition of Rodong Simnum, the official daily of the North Korean Workers’ Party.

  • Inflation surprise prompts Reserve Bank to hold lending rates

    Mumbai: Along expected lines, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday left its key policy rates and reserve ratios unchanged, concerned over the slight rise in inflation and some domestic and global upside risks that have sprung up since April. In its reaction, India Inc hoped for further transmission of earlier rate cuts it had made.

  • Mamata optimistic on GST, unhappy with smart city

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today expressed confidence and optimism on rolling out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), even as she raised concern over ‘Smart City’ project, another flagship project of the BJP-led NDA government.