Free Press Journal
  • Marathi film ‘Lapachhapi’ premieres at Brooklyn film fest

    New York: Marathi film “Lapachhapi” premiered at the Brooklyn Film Festival, officially the first time for an Indian and a Marathi film premiering at the festival since the 19 years of its inception.

  • Science has an answer for loyalty in relationships

    Washington DC : Science has an answer as to why couples stay committed to their partners even when they meet more attractive people in their lifetime. According to a recent study, those in relationships actually see tempting the people outside of their partnership as less attractive. This perceptual bias could represent a non-conscious method of self-control that assists in overcoming temptations in order to facilitate long-term goals of staying with a romantic

  • Use smaller wine goblets to reduce drinking

    Washington D.C : The size of your wine glass will now determine how much you will drink as a new study has found that wine served in large goblets make the people drink more. Researchers from the University of Cambridge have found that selling wine in larger wine glasses might encourage the people to drink more even when the amount of wine remains the same.

  • Follow Mediterranean diet to lose weight

    Washington, D.C.: A non-calorie restricted Mediterranean diet high in vegetable fats such as olive oil or nuts does not lead to significant weight gain, say a new study. Researchers found the current health guidelines that recommend a low-fat, low-calorie diet create unnecessary fear of healthy fats present in a Mediterranean diet.

  • Green tea may help treat Down’s syndrome: study

    London: A compound present in green tea may help improve cognitive ability in people with Down’s syndrome, scientists have found for the first time. Researchers showed that epigallocatechin gallate together with a cognitive stimulation protocol, might improve some cognitive domains in individuals with Down’s syndrome and may modify the excitability and functional connectivity of their brains.

  • Myanmar court sentences BBC reporter to jail, hard labour

    Yangon: A BBC reporter in Myanmar has been jailed for three months with hard labour after being convicted of assaulting a police officer while covering a student
    protest, his lawyer said today. The ruling marks the first time a journalist has been convicted under Myanmar’s new government, run by former political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi.

  • 8 useful hacks to stay healthy this Ramadan

    Ramadan 2016 has commenced with a spiritual zeal across the country. This holy month is a time of giving and staying humble in prayer. Though it seems like the most predictable time of the year, it takes our body by surprise. One can easily struggle during the initial days of fasting before getting used to the routine. Some may also engage in planning way ahead in order to stay healthy and hassle

  • Share photos faster with this new iOS Instagram update

    New York: Photo sharing app Instagram has rolled out an update that makes it easier and faster for iOS users to share photos and videos — without opening the app. With the help of share extensions users can now send pictures directly to their feeds from apps like photos.

  • New gene mutation linked to onset of Parkinson’s

    New York: Scientists have discovered a ‘third gene’ that leads to the development of the common neurodegenerative disease, a study said. The study provided evidence that mutations in gene TMEM230 caused Parkinson’s disease — a disorder of the central nervous system that affects movement, often including tremors.

  • Look who snapped Ranveer Singh chilling in the pool

    YRF’s upcoming film Befikre, starring Ranveer Singh and Vani Kapoor, has been making news for all the right reasons, ever since the time it has been announced. Readers may be aware that the film’s crew has been shooting at a stretch in Paris.

  • Censors order 90 cuts will ‘Udta Punjab’ title be changed to ‘Udta …’

    Is Udta Punjab going to have to change its title to Udta Tommy, the name that Shahid Kapoor is known by in the film? Udta Punjab may have to do away with all references to Punjab. This is what the Censor Board Of Film Certification (CBFC) has been instructed to do by the High Command.

  • Monsoon to hit Kerala in next 48 hours: MeT

    Chennai: The much-awaited southwest monsoon is expected to hit the Kerala coast in next two days, according to the MeT Department.

  • Scientists listen to sounds from oldest stars in our galaxy

    London: Astrophysicists from the University of Birmingham have captured the sounds of some of the oldest stars in our Milky Way galaxy, a study says. The findings could help researchers understand how our galaxy formed and evolved. “We were thrilled to be able to listen to some of the stellar relics of the early universe,” said lead researcher Andrea Miglio.

  • Loud music ups permanent hearing damages in teenagers

    Toronto: Exposure to loud music has increased the number of teenagers suffering from hearing defects as well as heightened their risk of deafness in adulthood, finds a new research. The findings revealed that young people engage in “risky listening habits” at parties, clubs and on personal listening devices.