Free Press Journal
  • Akshay Kumar doing Five and Naam Shabana? The real truth

    There are a couple of rumors surrounding Akshay Kumar going around the town. One, that he would also be making an appearance in Naam Shabana, prequel to Baby. Two, he is playing five characters in director Omung Kumar’s next, Five.

  • Defender Sanjeep named captain of U-18 hockey team for Asia Cup

    Delhi:Defender Nilam Sanjeep Xess was on Monday named captain of the Indian team that will compete in the Boys Under-18 Asia Cup hockey tournament to be held at Dhaka, from September 24-30.  Sanjeep’s defensive partner Hardik Singh will be the vice-captain. Both players have also been part of the junior team that won the EurAsia Cup earlier this year and will form the backbone of the defence for the team.

  • Kapil effect: Fences soon to protect mangroves

    Mumbai: In the aftermath of the Kapil Sharma episode of encroachment on mangrove land and other similar incidents, Maharashtra’s Mangrove Cell has decided to fence such areas with a Rs 20 crore budget for the project.

  • Deepika Padukone responds to veteran actress Hema Malini’s praises

    With her sweeping away several awards last year, Deepika Padukone is indeed considered as the ‘Numero Uno’ in Bollywood now. With this year also marking her Hollywood debut (XXX: Return of Xander Cage), Deepika Padukone is definitely on an all-time high. Her popularity and likeability is so huge that everyone just can’t stop praising her. One of the testimonies to Deepika Padukone’s popularity and likeability was recently witnessed in the form of

  • Performance boosting hormone may help patients with mental disorders

    London: Individuals suffering from bipolar disorder or depression treated with a hormone best known to boost performance in sports persons may also improve their cognitive functioning, a study has found. The hormone erythropoietin (EPO), mostly produced by the kidney, is essential for the production of red blood cells.

  • Emotional stress can impact body movement

    London: Have you ever wondered why we sometimes ‘freeze’ when we are frightened or under strong emotional stress? This may be because the response to anxiety may include not only the parts of the brain which deal with emotions, as has been long understood, but also movement control centres in the brain.

  • Arjun Kapoor in shock after watching ‘PINK’

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor, who recently watched the much-appreciated court-room drama ‘PINK’, said the movie has left him in a shock state, adding it has become mandatory to change the mindset of people.

  • Samsung begins to replace Galaxy Note 7 in S Korea

    Seoul, Samsung Electronics on Monday began delivering the new Galaxy Note 7 to users after a worldwide recall following reports of several handsets exploding.

  • India lodges protest against Pakistan at NAM Summit ‘malignant use of terrorism’

    New Delhi: India has asserted that the terrorist attack in Uri in Kashmir has highlighted Pakistan’s desire to use “poison” instead of dialogue, as it lodged a strong protest against Islamabad at the NAM summit in Venezuela for its “mischievous” and “malignant” support to terror.

  • ‘Pink’ needs to be made tax-free: Ashoke Pandit

    Mumbai:Filmmaker and social activist Ashoke Pandit says Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s directorial “Pink” — which questions the stereotypes attached to women — is a “movement” that needs to be made tax-free at theatres.

  • Internet search engines block info on sex determination tests

    New Delhi: The government on Monday informed the Supreme Court that the three major search engines — Microsoft, Google and Yahoo — have agreed to block ads commercially promoting sex determination tests.