Free Press Journal
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    Helicopter parenting turns kids into depressed adults

    New York: Parents who tend to get overly involved in the affairs of their kids, may kindly note: Crossing the line between supportive and too involved could indirectly lead to issues such as depression and anxiety for young adults, a study says, according to IANS. “Helicopter parents are parents who are overly involved,” said one of the researchers, Kayla Reed from Florida State University. “They mean everything with good intentions, but it

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    Nokia, BlackBerry losing the tech battle?

    New Delhi: Just a few years ago, seeing an Indian youth with a Nokia or an office-goer with a BlackBerry device on the road was a common sight. In 2009, about 70 per cent of smartphones sold globally had operating systems offered by BlackBerry and Nokia and the two stalwarts were going strong.

  • New Facebook news feed changes to put friends ahead of media

    New York: Facebook has made changes in news feed ranking to ensure you do not miss updates from families and friends amid the flood of information on the social media platform of over a billion users.

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    Your blood can predict heart disease risk

    London: Scientists have developed a new way to calculate a person’s 10-year risk for heart disease by analysing their blood, a method which has greater precision than identifying traditional risk factors alone, reports PTI. When someone visits their general practitioner, they can get their blood analysed for cholesterol and triglycerides, to get an idea of their risk for cardiovascular disease.

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    Size ‘does’ matter in bedroom

    Washington DC: It’s an ongoing bone of contention among many for centuries: does size matter? Well, a team of researchers has an answer and it isn’t good news for shorter people, reports ANI. Researchers at Chapman University studied 60,058 people and found a link between bodily size and the number of previous sexual partners. They found that taller guys tend to get more action, while men who were shorter than average had

  • World Bank chief meets Modi, discusses nutrition, green power

    New Delhi: World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi today as part of the Bank’s efforts to explore ways to support government initiatives on nutrition and renewable energy.

  • Anushka Sharma wraps ‘Phillauri’ shoot

    Mumbai: The shooting of Anushka Shrama’s second home production “Phillauri” has come to an end and the actress thanked everyone, who worked on the film.

  • Ephedrine haul case: Accused gets threat not to turn approver

    Thane: An accused in the recently busted multi-crore drug racket case here has allegedly been threatened by the drug mafia in Thane jail not to turn approver in the case, the prosecution has informed a local court.

  • Cisco to partner with startups, cos for smart solutions

    New Delhi: Technology giant Cisco today announced its new ‘LaunchPad’ initiative under which it will partner with developers and enterprises in India to co-develop smart solutions.

  • ‘Baahubali’ to be re-released in Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram: To commemorate the first anniversary of S.S. Rajamouli’s magnum opus “Baahubali”, its Kerala distributor Global United Media has planned to re-release the dubbed Malayalam version of the film.

  • Barack Obama, Joe Biden to campaign for Hillary Clinton

    Washington: US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will hit the campaign trail to support presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, giving a big boost to her bid to the White House.

  • Indian Luxury Expo to open in Vizag on July 2

    Visakhapatnam: The Indian Luxury Expo (TILE), an exhibition showcasing luxury and premium brands, will kick off here on July 2 The two-day expo will showcase the most exquisite brands of luxury goods like cars and bikes, perfumes and cosmetics, jewellery and the like, TILE founder Karan Bhangay told reporters here yesterday.

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    Manisha Koirala to play the mother of a 20 year old in Hindi-Bengali film

    Manisha Koirala recently made a comeback in Bollywood but was still looking out for meaty roles. The actress has been signed for a Hindi-Bengali film to be directed by Promita Sengupta, who has been an assistant director for some renowned names like Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Prakash Jha.

  • Check out Sonam Kapoor chills with Coldplay band backstage

    Sonam Kapoor collaborated with Coldplay for a three second appearance in their last music video that was shot in India titled ‘Hymn for the Weekend’. And now, the actress was seen bonding with band members post their recent performance.

  • Vadra cries foul, says being “used for political gains”

    New Delhi: Congress president Soina Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra has hit back at his critics and alleged that he is being used by the opposition parties for political gains.