Free Press Journal
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    The other Kangna… Sharma!

    Kangana from GREAT GRAND MASTI shares her excitement and future plans with CINE BLITZ.

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    Kareena Kapoor, the busy mom-to-be 

    Something tells us that Kareena Kapoor Khan’s baby will be one of the best educated persons in town… The actress, who is in the family way, feels very strongly about education. It’s one of the main reasons that she is a celebrity advocate for UNICEF, working closely over the last four years for the education of the girl child in India. She reveals that it is something she is passionate about because

  • The Docklands: Mumbai’s last big hope before redevelopment

    It has been more than 35 contentious years of discussion, official assurances, plans, committees and reports; of activist organisations, accusations and controversies. Yet Mumbai’s last big hope, the redevelopment of the city’s eastern seafront, seems nowhere close to kicking off, much less to fruition.

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    I won’t be Salman Khan without my family: Salman

    Superstar Salman Khan says his onscreen persona is nothing but an amalgamation of various traits of his parents, siblings and close friends. The 50-year-old “Sultan” actor says he is incomplete without his family, and owes his stardom to them.

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    Playing Pokemon Go may have health benefits

    Washington: Playing Pokemon Go – a new location-based augmented reality game – has real-life positive health consequences, according to scientists, reports PTI. Players, known as “trainers,” download the Pokemon Go game to their smartphones. To progress in the game, they must walk around to find and catch Pokemon and access specific locations called Pokestops – where Pokeballs and other useful items are collected. Getting to Pokestops, catching different Pokemon and hatching the Poke

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    ‘Cool, fun factor’ draws teens to e-cigarettes’

    Toronto: Far from helping teenagers quit smoking, e-cigarettes may in fact initiate more youth into nicotine use as adolescents find them “cool, fun and something new” to experiment with, suggests new research, reports IANS. “While e-cigarettes are frequently used as devices for smoking cessation in adults, we found most students in our survey were motivated by the ‘cool/fun/something new’ features of e-cigarettes,” said one of the researchers, Michael Khoury, who conducted the research

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    Soon, ‘smart’ thread to monitor stitched tissues

    Boston: For the first time, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed smart threads integrated with nano-scale sensors, electronics and microfluidics that can be stitched through layers of tissue to gather diagnostic data in real time, reports PTI.

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    Youngest siblings more likely to go into business

    London: The last-born children of non-entrepreneurial parents are more likely to go into business than first-borns, according to a new research into birth order effects, says PTI. Researchers from the University of Birmingham and the University of Reading, in the UK, looked at the traits of over 17,000 children born in 1970, who were surveyed again aged 38. They found that the youngest children born into families who are not self-employed are

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    No calls between Khadse and Dawood, certain things need probe: ATS

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad has not found any exchange of calls or a “terrorist link” between former state minister Eknath Khadse and fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim during its preliminary inquiry but has stumbled upon certain “serious things” that need to be probed further, the Bombay High Court was told today.

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    Brain cells in charge of emotional memory help us learn fear as well

    New York: The specialised nerve cells in our brain that are responsible for emotional memory also play an important role in fear learning, say researchers, reports IANS. The team from Mount Sinai Health System in New York City set out to identify the synaptic connections between brain’s inhibitory cells called parvalbumin-interneurons (PV-INs), sensory pathways and neighbouring principal neurons in a brain region involved in detecting and responding to dangerous situations.

  • Reinvent: Is ‘upcycling’ the new fashion buzzword?

    Can your decade-old jeans be re-worked into an eye-catching contemporary fashion statement? Can the fabric waste generated in the process of manufacture of garments be put to any sartorial use? Can your second-hand clothing be transformed by fashion houses into chic, trendy wear? The answer is a resounding yes, as our marquee Indian brands — Boro, Doodlage, Péro, KaSha, et al – are proving upcycling with stunning results.

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    Nasal irrigation offers better sinus relief

    Washington DC: When needing to clean your nose, is nasal irrigation better than the natural power of steam? Yes, suggests a recent study, says ANI. Advising patient with chronic sinus congestion to use nasal irrigation, a popular nonpharmacologic treatment, improved their symptoms, but steam inhalation did not, according to the randomized controlled trial.

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    Inappropriate use of prescription drugs puts health at risk: study

    Washington DC: A new study has found that many elderly people are risking their health by taking prescription medicines “inappropriately.” The study from Belgium also found a link between underuse, not taking essential medications, and an increased risk of dying or needing to be hospitalized, reports ANI.

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    Rap songs will never fade away, says Raftaar

    New Delhi: Rapper Raftaar, who has crooned foot-tapping numbers like “Dhup chik”, “Swag mera desi” and “All black”, says the rap genre will never fade away from the music industry. Since every genre goes through its phase of being in and out of demand, IANS asked Raftaar if rap will fade away.

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    Morgan Stanley revises up India’s growth estimate to 7.7%

    New Delhi: Morgan Stanley today revised upwards its India growth estimate for this year to 7.7 per cent from 7.5 per cent earlier, because of “positive surprises” in the macro data. According to the global financial services major, the growth recovery is becoming more broad-based, driven by public capex, FDI and consumption.