Free Press Journal
  • No Pakistani films at IFFI 2016

    New Delhi: The upcoming 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will not screen any Pakistani film as the two entries sent from the country were “not up to the mark”.

  • Soon watch 3D videos without special eyewear on smartphones

    Seoul: You could soon watch 3D videos on your smartphone without any special eyewear, thanks to scientists who have developed a way to make displays for small screen devices that offer both 2D and 3D imaging, reports PTI.

  • Haryanvis should take pledge to protect girl child: Narendra Modi

    Gurgaon: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today lauded the steps taken by Haryana towards improving the adverse sex ratio and called upon the people of the state to take a pledge in its golden jubilee year to protect the girl child.

  • Donald Trump leads Hillary Clinton by one point: Poll

    Washington: A week before the US presidential elections, Republican nominee Donald Trump has taken a slender lead of one percentage point against his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton for the first time since May in a major national tracking poll.

  • AAP seeks reopening of 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases

    Chandigarh: Aam Aadmi Party today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reopen cases related to 1984 anti-Sikh riots and be investigated by the SIT set up by the Centre on February 12 last year.

  • The real Bhatt bomb!

    Crazy as we are about the utterly adorable Alia Bhatt, like daddy Mahesh Bhatt who admitted that Pooja Bhatt she is his favourite daughter on a chat show, we have to declare she is our fave Bhatt babe too. The reasons are many…

  • Ranbir Kapoor is on Instagaram! Confessed on a audio talk show

    “I have been a ghost on Instagram since the day it was out!”, confessed Ranbir recently about his social media presence on a audio talk show hosted by actress Neha Dhupia for a music streaming app.

  • New tension for Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

    Enraged over a dialogue about his father and iconic singer Mohammad Rafi in Karan Johar’s latest “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”, Shahid Rafi has demanded a public apology from the filmmaker and has asked him to delete the sequence. In the recently released romantic-drama, Ranbir Kapoor’s character, aspiring singer Ayan, tells Anushka Sharma (playing Alizeh), that many people have said his voice is like Rafi, to which, Sharma says, “Mohammad Rafi? Woh gaate

  • Pop-culture news helps remove stigma around single mothers

    Washington: Celebrity news reports over the past four decades may have contributed to the changing makeup of the traditional family and helped destigmatise out-of-wedlock childbirths in the US, a new study has found, according to PTI.

  • Mystery behind birth of Saturn’s rings solved

    Tokyo: Planetary rings that surround Saturn, Neptune and Uranus were formed four billion years ago when large objects passed very close to planets and got destroyed, scientists have found, solving the mystery behind the origin and diversity of these rings, reports PTI.

  • Dengue vaccination may increase Zika outbreaks: study

    Toronto: Vaccinating against dengue fever could increase outbreaks of Zika, warns a study by a team of researchers from Canada and China, reports IANS. As dengue and Zika are both part of the Flaviviridae family transmitted through a common mosquito host, the researchers wanted to know how vaccinating for one would affect the incidence of the other.

  • Biologists exploring ways to save dying Great Barrier Reef

    New York: Several biologists are exploring ways to restore the beauty of the world famous Great Barrier Reef, which is dying. According to Australia’s National Coral Bleaching Taskforce, about 93 per cent of the Great Barrier Reef has suffered some degree of bleaching, Xinhua news agency reported.

  • Brain regulates social behaviour differently in men and women

    New York: The brain regulates social behaviour differently in males and females and certain drugs for psychiatric disorders may have opposite effects on the two sexes, says a study, reports PTI. The researchers discovered that the neurotransmitter serotonin (5-HT) and the hormone arginine-vasopressin (AVP) act in opposite ways in males and females to influence aggression and dominance.

  • Using Facebook make’s you live longer: study

    New Delhi: Use of Facebook appears to reduce risk of mortality, researchers announced two days ago but with a caution that their finding was not yet strong enough to spur the users post more and more photos to live longer.

  • Ajit Singh re-elected RLD chief

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Ajit Singh has been re-elected unopposed as the party president for the seventh time.

  • How our mind wanders may help decode mental illness

    Toronto: Scientists have developed a new framework of how our mind wanders even when we are doing nothing, an advance that may help better understand mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

  • Blast in Kerala government office

    Malappuram : A blast rocked the Collectorate premises here on Tuesday afternoon but no casualties or damage were reported, police said.