Free Press Journal
  • Mixed feelings in Marshalls over epic nuclear case

    Majuro: As the Marshall Islands awaits an international court ruling on Wednesday on whether its lawsuit against three nuclear powers can proceed, many in the western Pacific nation question the merit of the David-versus-Goliath legal battle.

  • Indian-Americans may increase in US Congress

    Washington:  Indian-Americans are all set to increase their headcount in the US Congress as more candidates from the community, including women, are expected to win in the November elections.

  • Syria peace efforts plunge as US suspends talks with Russia

    Washington: International efforts to end the fighting in Syria have been dealt a serious blow, with the US suspending direct contacts with Russia on halting the war, and chilly relations are turning even frostier after Russia put a hold on a plutonium disposal deal with Washington.

  • South Indian stars are like demigods for their fans: Resul Pookutty

    Sound designer Resul Pookutty has worked in films across several languages, but the Academy- Award-winner feels one has to be careful while “tampering” with the physical aspects of South Indian actors, as fans treats them as demigods.

  • Freddy Daruwala will be sharing the screen space with John Abraham in Abhinay Deo’s Force 2

    Everyone is reeling with excitement to see John Abraham in all his glory in FORCE 2, but he is not the only ogle worthy actor in the film. The very good-looking Freddy Daruwala is all set to take his association with producer-director Vipul Amrutlal Shah to the next level! The talented actor who became a household name with Vipul Shah’s Holiday – A Soldier Is Never Off Duty, will be sharing the

  • Yami Gautam’s parents not at all comfortable with her relationship with Pulkit Samrat

    The suspense is killing and we are hoping that life had some background score so we would have known what to expect out of Yami Gautam now. It is old news that Yami and Pulkit are something of an item, but there is lot more going on out there than meets the eye. If they two are not careful they will soon be touted as modern day Romeo and Juliet with the

  • Multi-taskers have ‘fluctuating’ brains: study

    New York: Do you know why some people are better at performing complex duties and multi-tasking? Because their brains are not static and the level of co-ordination between different parts of their brains seems to ebb and flow, reports IANS.

  • Indian IT workers love to hoard data, digital files

    New Delhi: Ninety per cent of IT decision makers (ITDMs) in Indian organisations admit they hoard data and are unwilling to share digital files, a new study revealed on Tuesday, says IANS.

  • Now buy and sell items on Facebook’s ‘Marketplace’

    New York: In a bid to make inroads into the emerging e-commerce space, Facebook has launched ‘Marketplace’ -its new user-to-user exchange for buying and selling goods with others in the community on its platform, reports IANS.

  • Taliban press attack on Afghan city; 12 police die in south

    Kabul: Fierce gunbattles raged for a second day today in Afghanistan’s embattled northern city of Kunduz while in the country’s south, insurgents killed 12 policemen at checkpoints around the Helmand provincial capital and seized another district they had attacked a day earlier.

  • DNA revealed Pacific islanders came from Asia

    Wellington: Ancient DNA has found the first inhabitants of Vanuatu and Tonga came from Asia, not other Oceanic populations as has long been assumed, a study published today found, according to AFP. The study sheds light on the last great human migration into unpopulated lands, when a people called the Lapita fanned out into the South Pacific about 3,000 years ago.

  • Atmospheric oxygen declined over last 800,000 years: study

    Washington: Oxygen has been gradually disappearing from the Earth’s atmosphere over the last 800,000 years, with the decline speeding up during the last century due to the burning of fossil fuels, a new study has found, reports PTI.