Free Press Journal
  • Twins may live longer than singletons: study

    Washington: Twins not only have a bestie from birth, they may also live longer than singletons, according to a new study which suggests a significant health benefit for close social connections.

  • Hijab-clad Muslim woman evicted from Trump rally

    Washington: A hijab-clad Muslim woman, who was evicted from a Donald Trump rally in January, has been booted out of his campaign event again after handing out pens inscribed with the word ‘salam’ which means ‘peace’.

  • China developing next generation flexible missile based on AI 

    Beijing: China will develop its next-generation cruise missiles based on a modular design, allowing them to be tailor-made for specific combat situations with high level of artificial intelligence (AI), a senior missile designer said.

  • Grappling with Glory: India and its Wrestling tradition

    Sakshi Malik picked up the first medal for India at Rio in women’s wrestling — a discipline which only made its Olympic debut in 2004 and has been practised in the country for not even two decades now. But wrestling, which is possibly the oldest sport played in India, has always been unique, for no other activity, sporting or otherwise, has had the capacity to surmount the country’s endemic caste and religious

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    Saina fails to get elected as one of four athlete IOC member

    Rio de Janeiro: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal has failed to get elected as one of the four athlete members of the International Olympic Committee as she finished sixth in the race to become a member of Athletics Commission of the global governing body of sport.

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    Shobhaa De invites troll for Sindhu comments on Twitter

    New Delhi: After Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu prevailed over Nozomi Okuhara of Japan to enter the final of the women’s singles event at the Olympic Games, author Shobhaa De once again sparked the controversy by tweeting an irksome remark on the Hyderabadi.

  • Indian-American lawmaker Ami Bera’s dad jailed for poll fraud

    Washington: Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera’s 83-year-old father has been jailed for one year and a day for organising a money-laundering scheme that illegally funnelled around USD 260,000 to his son’s congressional campaigns in violation of the US federal law.

  • Sena wants BJP to consider allies for Governors’ posts

    Mumbai: Taking a dig at its ally BJP for appointing only saffron leaders as Governors recently, the Shiv Sena today said it should also consider talented and committed people from its allies for the gubernatorial post. “As far as the issue of appointments of Governors is concerned, the situation in the BJP regime is no different from the Congress rule. Manipur and Punjab will soon go to polls, thus, the new appointees will

  • Ileana Dcruz denies being a part of ‘Aankhen 2’

    A couple of days ago, after a series of speculations, the sequel to the 2002 thriller Aankhen was announced with much fanfare. While a few names from the older star cast have been retained, some new ones too were added and one amongst them was Ileana D’cruz.

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    MLA booked for beating police constable

    Bhandara (Maha): BJP MLA Ramchandra Punaji Avasare allegedly beat up a police constable here, following which an offence has been registered against the legislator and his driver, police said today.

  • 50 Per Cent Of Innova Crysta Buyers Opt For The Automatic

    Automatic transmissions were nothing short of taboo until the recent past. With the presumptions associated with their efficiency, maintenance and cost, most buyers opt for manual transmissions. However, the traffic situation in India has been getting increasingly congested, making constant clutch operation all the more cumbersome. As a result, autoboxes have gained popularity and a big example of that is the new Innova Crysta as Toyota has attributed 50 per cent of

  • Renault Kwid 1.0 SCe – All You Need To Know!

    The Kwid 1.0 SCe is finally here. While we take it for a spin in picturesque Mamallapuram and get you a detailed driving impressions report, let’s answer a few questions you might have about the new variant of the Kwid first.

  • Kashmir unrest: More fatalities if pellet guns are banned; CRPF tells HC

    Srinagar: The CRPF has informed Jammu and Kashmir High Court that if pellet guns are banned as a crowd control measure, its personnel will be forced to fire bullets in extreme situations, which can cause more fatalities. “In case, this (pellet gun) is withdrawn from the options available with the CRPF, CRPF personnel would have no recourse in extreme situations but to open fire with rifles, which may cause more fatalities,”