Free Press Journal
  • Soon, sperm sorting devices to help infertile couples

    Washington: Scientists are developing new low cost sperm sorting devices that can select the best sperm cells for assisted reproductive technologies such as in-vitro fertilisation, increasing the chances of a successful pregnancy, reports PTI.

  • Don’t be strict with kids to let them shine in career

    Tokyo: Adults who received attention and care from their parents in their childhood are likely to have higher income, academic success as well as higher levels of happiness, finds a new study, says ANI.

  • E-cigarettes, a ‘roadblock’ for smoking amongst teens

    Washington DC: Is it a good idea to get in on the vaping trend? According to a new study, e-cigarettes are playing an important role in reducing the likelihood of young people smoking, in many cases acting as a “roadblock” to combustible tobacco, reports ANI.

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    Just two sex partners before marriage ups divorce risk

    New York: When it comes to sex before marriage, having more partners is actually better than flings with just a couple. A new study has found that women with three to nine partners are less likely to divorce than women with just two partners, reports IANS.

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    Fibre in food matters

    New Delhi: Certain substances, like bacteria and dietary fibre, can change the structure of the protective gel that lines intestines, a recent study suggests. The gel lets in nutrients and largely blocks out bacteria, preventing infections. It also regulates how some drugs are delivered elsewhere in our bodies.

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    Shaam-e-Sher: Reinvigorating Urdu among youth

    New Delhi: In today’s digital era where technology has almost swamped art in all its forms, has Urdu literature once famous for poetry — especially the verse forms of the ghazal and nazm — lost its charm too?

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    The surprising secret to discovering your true self

    Washington DC: Waking up to who you are is not that hard; it just requires a little faith in free will, suggests a pair of studies, according to ANI. The Texas A&M University researchers found that diminishing a person’s belief in free will leads to them feeling less like their true selves. “Whether you agree that we have free will or that we are overpowered by social influence or other forms of determinism,

  • 15-year-old ‘Sairat’ star finds fame ‘unnerving’

    Like any normal 15-year-old, stardom is not something that “Sairat” star Rinku Rajguru had bargained for. Now, she says she is no longer able to do normal things, but all the attention that she is getting makes it feel like a “dream”.

  • Aamir is AbRam’s Favorite Uncle!

    So Shah Rukh Khan hosted a grand party in the honor of Apple’s CEO Tim Cook at Mannat last night and its was one celeb starry night, right from Amitabh, Aishwarya, Abhishek Bachchan to Aamir Khan, Madhuri Dixit among others. Definitely a celebration that must have been no short of a reunion where pictures come as a solid proof. All thanks to Aamir, turns out AbRam enjoyed the maximum.

  • Nagesh Kukunoor’s Dhanak becomes a novel!

    Nagesh Kukunoor is known to spin emotional, heartwarming stories like no other. So it is not a surprise that his latest directorial Dhanak will now be turned into a novel!

  • Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari leaves an impression with Nil Battey Sannata!

    Women directors are taking over the industry by storm giving us some of the most memorable films in the past decade – be it Farah Khan’s masala blockbuster Om Shanti Om or Gauri Shinde’s English Vinglish that touched our hearts.

  • Dwayne Bravo is SRK, Salman’s fan

    West Indies cricketer and singer Dwayne Bravo calls himself a Bollywood junkie, who loves superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s “My Name Is Khan”.

  • Grateful to Aanand L. Rai: ‘Nil Battey…’ director

    Debutante director Ashwini Iyer Tiwari, who is enjoying the success of “Nil Battey Sannata”, says she is grateful to the movie’s producer Aanand L. Rai for believing in the film.

  • Salman Khan’s wrestling connect

    Not many know that superstar Salman Khan, who is all set to portray a wrestler in the upcoming film “Sultan”, has a real life connection with wrestling.

  • Fan from Thailand surprises Madhuri Dixit

    Actress Madhuri Dixit, who is currently co-judging the reality dance show “So You Think You Can Dance – Ab India Ki Baari”, was paid a surprise visit by a fan from Thailand.

  • Russia failed own athletes over Olympic ban: IAAF chief Coe

    London: International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe insisted that Russia, and not his organisation, is responsible for the country’s drug-free athletes being banned from the Rio Olympics. The governing body’s 27-strong council unanimously decided at a meeting in Vienna on Friday to extend Russia’s suspension from international competition for doping offences, ruling that the criteria for reinstatement had not been met.

  • Vardy will stay at Leicester: Wenger

    London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said England forward Jamie Vardy is likely to stay at Leicester City for the upcoming English Premier League season. “Jamie Vardy is, at the moment, at Leicester and from what I know, he will stay at Leicester,” Wenger said in an interview with a Chinese television channel.