Free Press Journal
  • G20 Geopolitics, terrorism weighs on G-20 summit in China

    Hangzhou: the world’s top leaders are set to discuss the state of the global economy at this weekend’s G-20 summit here, geopolitics, bilateral issues and growing threat of terrorism have cast a shadow over the gathering while host China is keen on avoiding any references to the simmering South China Sea dispute.

  • Pak re-opens Chaman border gate with Afghanistan

    Islamabad: Pakistan today re-opened a friendship gate with Afghanistan at a key border crossing in Balochistan, two weeks after Afghan protesters burned the Pakistani flag at a rally leading to its closure.

  • Trump vows no amnesty for illegal immigrants

    Washington: Sticking to his harsh immigration rhetoric, Donald Trump today vowed “no amnesty” for millions of undocumented migrants living in the US and warned that those living in the country illegally would be deported if he becomes president.

  • Trump failed his first foreign test: Hillary Clinton

    Washington: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has failed in his first foreign policy test, his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton said as the real estate tycoon returned from Mexico City after meeting the Mexican president.

  • Woman whose feticide conviction overturned to be released

    South Bend: An Indian-American woman whose foeticide conviction for a self-induced abortion was overturned should be released from prison immediately, a judge said, after she was resentenced to less time than she already has served behind bars.

  • Nobel Prize winner Roger Tsien dies; helped track cells

    San Diego: Roger Tsien, a University of California, San Diego professor who shared the 2008 Nobel Prize in chemistry for helping develop fluorescent markers that could tag cancer cells or track the advance of Alzheimer’s disease in the brain, has died.

  • No bandh in Bengal tomorrow: Mamata

    Kolkata: Hardening her stand against tomorrow’s strike called by central trade unions, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said there will be no ‘bandh’ in the state and warned of strong action against those who disrupt public life.

  • Emraan’s Raaz connection revealed

    If there’s one person besides Vikram Bhatt whose association with Raaz Reboot goes back a long way to the franchise of Raaz then its Emraan Hashmi! The actor who is starring in the fourth installment of the hit horror franchise had also starred in the previous two Raaz films. And though the actor did not star in the first Bipasha Basu-Dino Morea film, Emraan was the assistant director on it.

  • Bollywood’s real Rockstar, Farhan Akhtar

    It has been 8 years since Farhan Akhtar landed foot onto Bollywood as an actor. Earlier known for his cult films like dil chahta hai, lakshya and Don, Farhan Akhtar has been serving the entertainment sector as a director, producer successfully and thereafter broadened his horizon by venturing into acting. As an actor, Farhan proved to be a wholesome entertainer who brought to celluloid not only his power packed acting skills,

  • A new pair in the making, Sonakshi & Sidharth

    Arjun Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan in Ki & Ka, Sidharth Malhotra and Katrina Kaif in Baar Bar Dekho, Ranbir Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Ae Dil Hai Mushkil have all been the fresh pairs of Bollywood. And now we have Sidharth Malhotra teaming up with Akira girl Sonakshi Sinha for the remake of B.R Chopra’s iconic thriller Ittefaq.

  • Childhood emotions affect your performance as adults

    Berlin: Why do some people perform better than others under emotionally stressful conditions? The answer may lie in early childhood experiences, a new study suggests, reports PTI.

  • Himachal, Uttarakhand most vulnerable to quakes: study

    Bengaluru: A new study to identify seismically susceptible areas in the Western Himalayas has shown that “almost the entire states of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand and a portion of Jammu and Kashmir” are most at risk, reports IANS.

  • Your smartphone speaks about you

    Washington DC: Think twice before choosing a smartphone for yourself as your choice will say a lot about you. This is one of the findings of a doctoral study conducted by Heather Shaw, from University of Lincoln’s School of Psychology, reports ANI.

  • Internet, smartphones can boost healthy lifestyle

    New York: Internet- and mobile-based programmes can help people adopt healthy lifestyle, become more physically active, eat healthy and achieve modest weight loss, which may in turn reduce their risk of chronic disease, according to IANS.

  • Parents psychiatric diseases may up kids suicide attempt risk

    London: Parents suffering from psychiatric diseases including mental and mood disorders may increase the risk of their children attempting suicide as well as indulge in various violent behaviours, a study says.

  • Sexual problems more common than depression after heart attack

    New York: Impaired sexual function or new problems occur at the same rate as a loss of general physical function and at a higher rate than the incidence of depression after heart attack, new research has found, according to IANS report.

  • Genes influence how you feel about your weight

    New York: Do you feel overweight even if you are actually not? If yes, you may have your genes inherited from parents to blame, suggests new research, says IANS. Genes contribute to self-perceived weight status among young adults, especially among women, the findings showed.