Free Press Journal
  • Chandrababu Naidu

    Kapu leader goes on indefinite fast

    Kakinada (AP): Kapu community leader and former minister Mudragada Padmanabham today began an indefinite fast at his residence in Kirlampudi here seeking release of those arrested in connection with violence at Tuni in January this year.

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    Most antidepressants ineffective for teens, kids

    Washington D.C : According to a recent study, most available antidepressants do not help children and teenagers with serious mental health problems and some may be unsafe. The findings indicate that out of 14 antidepressant drugs, only fluoxetine was more effective at relieving the symptoms of depression than placebo, whilst taking venlafaxine was linked with an increased risk of engaging in suicidal thoughts and attempts compared with placebo and five other antidepressants.

  • Eat barley to keep your heart healthy

    Washington D.C: You may want to add barley to your diet as a new study has revealed that it can lower not one but two types of bad cholesterol associated with cardiovascular risk. The St. Michael’s Hospital research paper found that barley reduced both low-density lipoprotein, or LDL, and non-high-density lipoprotein, or non-HDL, by seven per cent.

  • Empathy attracts almost double the number of girls

    Washington D.C: If you want to become a chick magnet, you better start showing some empathy as a recent study has found that teenage boys, who show empathy, attract 1.8 more girlfriends than boys who don’t. The Australian Research Council-funded research, led by Professor Joseph Ciarrochi at the Institute for Positive Psychology and Education at Australian Catholic University, is the first study to examine the extent that adolescent males and females select

  • Rannvijay Singh

    I can’t do daily soaps: Rannvijay Singh

    Mumbai: He may have won hearts by hosting several reality TV shows, but actor Rannvijay Singh says he does not see himself being a part of daily soaps.

  • Your 2 A.M. bedtime is probably making you fat

    Washington D.C : If your favourite novels are stealing that precious sleep time from you, don’t be surprised if you have to start squeezing into your skinny jeans. A new study from the Northwestern University suggests that among healthy adults with habitual sleep duration of at least 6.5 hours, late sleep timing was associated with higher fast food consumption and lower vegetable intake, particularly among men, as well as lower physical activity.

  • Cook downplays talk of surpassing ‘genius’ Tendulkar’s record

    London: England captain Alastair Cook has played down the possibility of surpassing batting legend Sachin Tendulkar’s all-time record for Test runs despite breaking one mark set by the ‘Little Master’.

  • Nike to continue sponsoring Sharapova despite two-year doping ban

    Melbourne: Maria Sharapova has received an unexpected boost when sportswear giant Nike declared that it ‘will continue to partner’ with the beleaguered Russian tennis star despite her two-year suspension for failing a drug test at this year’s Australian Open.

  • Maneka Gandhi slams Environment Ministry’s ‘lust’ to kill animals

    New Delhi: Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Thursday trained guns at her cabinet colleague Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar and said the latter’s ministry is frivolously granting permission to kill innocent animals.

  • Mexico backs India’s NSG membership bid after Swiss support

    Mexico City: India today secured Mexico’s backing in its bid to become member of the NSG as it aggressively scouted for support ahead of a crucial meeting of the 48-nation nuclear trading bloc in Vienna.

  • Muhammad Ali

    All tickets for Ali memorial service handed out

    Louisville: All of the roughly 15,000 tickets for tomorrow’s public memorial service in Louisville honoring boxing legend Muhammad Ali, the city’s most famous son, have been distributed, organizers said.

  • Pele scores big with sale of trophy

    London: A special replica World Cup trophy presented to world football icon Pele fetched £395,000 (500,000 euros, $570,000) at an auction of his personal memorabilia in London.

  • 6.2 magnitude quake hits Indonesia

    Jakarta, June 9: A shallow quake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale struck off Indonesia’s Bali Island on Thursday, but no tsunami alert was issued, an official of the meteorology and geophysics agency said.

  • Khloe Kardashian quivers during the show

    London: Reality TV star Khloe Kardarshian started trembling in fright when she hosted “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”.

  • PM Modi heads home after 5-nation tour

    Mexico City: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today left for home after wrapping up a brief visit to Mexico on the final leg of his five nation tour, which also took him to the US and Afghanistan.

  • Indian cricket team arrives in Zimbabwe for short series

    Harare: A 16-member Indian cricket team, led by captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, has arrived here for a short limited-overs series beginning on Saturday. The team arrived here after a long flight after leaving Mumbai on Tuesday.