Free Press Journal
  • Churchill Alemao

    Alemao booked for irregularities in water tanks purchase

    Panaji: An FIR has been filed against Goa’s former PWD minister Churchill Alemao and five officials of the department in connection with alleged irregularities in purchase of water tanks.

  • Smartphone gazing in the dark can make you ‘blind’

    London: In a warning to those who sleep with their devices next to them, researchers have found two women who were affected by transient smartphone “blindness” – a condition where they went blind in one eye after gazing at smartphones in the dark.

  • Smoking puts your sperm at risk

    Washington D.C: Do you smoke? You could be unwittingly lowering your sperm quality, a new study warns.

  • How West Nile virus triggers memory loss

    New York: Opening the door to potential new treatments for West Nile virus infection, researchers have discovered how the most severe forms of the mosquito-borne illness cause memory loss and mood disorders.

  • Employees use Facebook to kill mental fatigue too

    New York: Bosses please take note. If you find an employee looking at Facebook, it may actually means a break for him or her from tiredness at work. According to a new survey, workers use social media at work for many reasons and taking a mental break is one of the most common one.

  • Release of ‘Shorgul’ postponed to July 1

    New Delhi: The release date of the upcoming political thriller ‘Shorgul’, starring Jimmy Shergill in a lead role, has been postponed to July 1.

  • Walnuts can knock years off your age

    Washington D.C: Ladies, you may want to add walnuts to your diet as a recent study has found that they can keep age-related health issues at bay.

  • Brexit

    EU referendum voting begins in UK

    London: Polling stations across the United Kingdom opened on Thursday morning to decide the historic referendum on whether the country should remain a member of the European Union or leave the politico-economic union of 28 member states.

  • India well prepared for ‘Brexit’: Finance Ministry

    New Delhi: The Finance Ministry is closely watching the developments surrounding the referendum in Britain on the country’s continuity in the European Union and India was well prepared to handle any eventuality, a top official said early on Thursday.

  • First arrest made in Udta Punjab piracy case

    A couple of days back we had reported that the makers of the recently released Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Diljit Dosanjh starrer Udta Punjab had filed a case against anonymous people who had leaked a censor copy of the film online days before its theatrical release. Well now we hear that the Mumbai Police have made their first arrest in the case in Delhi.

  • One worker killed in explosion at pharma unit

    Visakhapatnam: A worker was killed and two others were injured in an explosion at a pharmaceutical company unit in the district, police said today.

  • Sudhir Mishra confirms sequel to ‘Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi’

    Back in 2005, we saw the release of the film ‘Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi’ featuring Chitrangda Singh, Shiney Ahuja and Kay Kay Menon. The film that was directed by Sudhir Mishra and produced by Rangita and Pritish Nandy followed the story of three youngsters during the 1970 set against the backdrop of the Indian Emergency, when the country was undergoing massive social and political changes.

  • James Cameron

    ‘Australia’s British expats vital for Brexit vote’

    Canberra: Australia’s British expats could play a vital role in whether or not Britain remains in the European Union (EU), as around 1.2 million British citizens living here are eligible to vote in the landmark referendum on Thursday.

  • bjp

    Pakistan hasn’t been a ‘responsible nuclear state’: BJP

    Guwahati (Assam): Dubbing the recent report on Pakistan’s involvement in North Korea’s nuclear programme as ‘very serious’, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said it proves yet again that the Islamabad has not been a ‘responsible nuclear state’.