Free Press Journal
  • Acupuncture beneficial in lowering hypertension

    New York: Regular electroacupuncture treatment can lower hypertension by increasing the release of a kind of opioid in the brainstem region that controls blood pressure, suggests a study.

  • Processed foods, alcohol may trigger migraine attacks: Study

    Washington: Skipping the morning cup of coffee, consuming processed foods or drinking too much alcohol may trigger headaches for people battling migraines, according to scientists including one of Indian origin who also found that low-fat diets can help better manage the condition.

  • BJP general secretary Shrikant Sharma

    Pakistan High Commission has become an ISI den: BJP

    New Delhi: Pakistani High Commission here has become an “ISI den” and is “breaking” all laws, the BJP today said, stressing that the Union government has taken cognisance of it and will take appropriate action.

  • Decoding human thoughts may help people with ADHD

    Toronto: If you think your mind stops wandering when you’re doing nothing, think again. Canadian researchers have developed a new framework for understanding how human thoughts flow, even at rest and thus help people with various mental illness like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

  • ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’, ‘Shivaay’ going strong at box office

    Mumbai: Beating the Monday blues, both “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” and “Shivaay” have emerged stronger at the box office post a rather lean Diwali weekend with domestic collections of Rs 53.35 crore and Rs 45.91 crore respectively.

  • Low-oxygen environment may reverse heart disease

    New York: Normal, healthy heart muscle is well-supplied with oxygen-rich blood, but a new study says that very low oxygen levels — about the concentration at the top of Mt. Everest — may help reverse heart disease.

  • Sushant Singh Rajput, Parineeti Chopra’s Takadum similar to ADHM?

    A while back there were rumours stating that the soon to go on floors Sushant Singh Rajput and Parineeti Chopra starrer Takadum directed by Homi Adajania has stark similarities to the recently released film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.

  • No more foreign funds for Zakir Naik’s NGO

    New Delhi: Islamic Research Foundation, promoted by controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, will soon be banned from receiving foreign funds with the Home Ministry initiating the process for cancellation of its FCRA registration by issuing a final show cause notice to the NGO.

  • Indian teen arrested in US for cyber attack choking 911 lines

    San Francisco: An Indian-origin teenager has been arrested in the US for carrying out a cyberattack that swamped Arizona’s emergency services with several bogus calls, an incident he claimed was a non-harmful joke gone wrong.

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad asks, is Digvijaya Singh’s comment Congress’ line?

    Patna: As senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh added fresh fuel to the controversy surrounding the Bhopal jail break by giving a religious overtone to the incident, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday asked president Sonia Gandhi whether or not this is the grand old party’s line.

  • ‘Mahira Khan stays in Raees’, says Farhan Akhtar

    Totally dismissing rumours of Mahira Khan’s ouster from Raees, the film’s co-producer Farhan Akhtar says they’ve no plans of replacing her. Reliable sources say the Raees team seriously contemplated changing its leading lady.

  • Low fat diet may reduce migraine headache

    New York: If you suffer from migraine, following a comprehensive diet that includes low fat may help to reduce those headaches, says a study conducted by an Indian-origin researcher.

  • Nirmalya Kumar resigns as Tata Chemicals’ non-exec director

    New Delhi, Following the disbanding of the Group Executive Council of Tata Sons post Cyrus Mistry’s ouster, its member Nirmalya Kumar has resigned from the Tata Chemicals board as a non-executive director.

  • “Rock On brought rock culture to India, Rock On 2 is all the more special” – Prachi Desai

    It was way back in 2008 when Prachi Desai made her big screen debut with Rock On. The film worked in major cities with the multiplex audience and over the years, it has managed cult following for itself. Eight years have passed by since the release of Rock On and now Rock On 2, the film’s sequel, is her eight film since then. While she has enjoyed successes like Once Upon A Time In

  • 10 killed, 50 injured in explosions at Pakistan shipbreaking yard

    Karachi: At least 10 persons were today killed and over 50 others injured when a series of explosions rocked an unused oil tanker that was being dismantled at a shipbreaking yard in Pakistan’s southern Balochistan province.

  • Why only Muslims break out of jail and not Hindus: Digvijaya Singh

    Vijayawada: Questioning the authenticity of the encounter video after eight SIMI terrorists escaped from a high-security prison in Bhopal, former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday wondered as to what is the reason that only Muslims break out of jail and not Hindus while stating that he was against all those playing politics in the name of religion.

  • Gautami Tadimalla announces separation from Kamal Haasan

    Chennai: In one of the most high profile splits in Tamil cinema, actress Gautami Tadimalla today announced she was separating from veteran star Kamal Haasan, terming it as “one of the most devastating decisions that I have ever had to make in my life.”