Free Press Journal
  • Delhi government begins deregistration of 15 year-old diesel vehicles

    New Delhi: Under intense presure in the wake of health alarm due to grave pollution situation, the Delhi government today began phasing out diesel vehicles over 15 years old numbering around two lakh, while a ban was imposed on the bursting firecrackers.

  • VHP demands law to ban cow slaughter Nation-wide

    New Delhi: VHP President Pravin Togadia today demanded from the Centre a law for banning cow slaughter in the country and said this would be a step towards total safety and prosperity of the nation.

  • Arvind Kejriwal hails NDTV ban review

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday hailed the government move to put on hold a 24-hour ban on NDTV India, calling it a victory of “people’s power”.

  • Koffee with Karan starts off with a bang

    The very first episode of Koffee with Karan Season 5 saw the charismatic Shah Rukh Khan and the beautiful and bubbly Alia Bhatt grace the Koffee couch and boy did they raise the levels of wit, humour and crazy fun on the show!

  • Shruti Haasan at the Dinosaur Pile Up concert

    As part of the 2 days NH7 weekender, British Alt Rock band Dinosaur Pile Up performed in Hyderabad yesterday.  Given her recently announced collaboration with them, seen attending and enjoying their music was none other than our very own rockstar Shruti Haasan.

  • Kamal Haasan has a quiet 62nd b’day

    Veteran actor Kamal Haasan turned 62 yesterday, but there were no celebrations by the actor’s fans, ‘welfare clubs’ as he defines them, following his plea against any revelry, citing the hospitalisation of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, reports PTI.

  • Why don’t we call Game Of Thrones regressive, asks Ekta Kapoor

    Content on Hindi general entertainment channels is often termed regressive by industry experts. But TV czarina Ekta Kapoor feels television writers should be applauded for churning out unique story lines without taking a break, and still managing to hold the viewers’ interest.

  • People with low ‘love hormone’ levels have less empathy

    London: People suffering from medical conditions causing low levels of oxytocin – love hormone – perform worse on empathy tasks, reveals a new research. Oxytocin is often referred to as the “love hormone” due to its role in human behaviors including sexual arousal, recognition, trust, anxiety and mother-infant bonding, according to IANS.

  • KRK calls Aamir Khan ‘Besharam Insaan’ for supporting Sunny Leone

    Kamaal R Khan, the self-proclaimed movie critic, has always tried to make sure that he stays in news by targeting celebrities and making unsolicited comments. Be it an actor, actress or a filmmaker, he never misses a single opportunity to gain the limelight.

  • Water detected on metallic asteroid Psyche

    Washington: Scientists have detected the presence of water on Psyche, the largest metallic asteroid in our solar system and the target of a proposed NASA mission. Previous observations of Psyche had shown no evidence of water-rich minerals on its surface, reports PTI.

  • Poor maternal nutrition can cause early ageing of baby’s heart

    New York: Children born to mothers who were undernourished during pregnancy are more likely to suffer early ageing of the heart, a research has showed. The animal study found that moderately reducing a mother’s food intake can make it more likely that the baby’s organs will show increased disease susceptibility and early ageing, says IANS.

  • Delhi HC restores Justice Mudgal-appointed selectors sacked by DDCA

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court today lashed out at the DDCA for “crossing its limit” and undermining the authority of Justice Mukul Mudgal by sacking the selectors appointed by him and said the cricket body’s move “attracts contempt of court”.

  • Gustave Flaubert’s travel diary may sell for 530,000 pounds

    London: A handwritten manuscript – with scratched out notes, ink blots and comments – belonging to French novelist Gustave Flaubert is expected to fetch at least 530,000 pounds at an auction. The rare book consists of travel notes Flaubert wrote while walking in the Brittany region of France.

  • May the best team win: Narendra Modi ahead of India-England series

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who held bilateral discussions with British counterpart Theresa May here today, conveyed his good wishes to the visiting English cricket team which will take on India in a Test series, starting Wednesday.

  • High Court extends relief to JNU students till 24 November

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday extended the relief granted to the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students against the university’s decision holding them guilty of indiscipline in the controversial February 9 event.

  • ‘Last year’s record temperatures may become new norm by 2025’

    Melbourne: Global temperature records set in 2015 – the hottest year so far – may become the new norm by 2025, if carbon emissions continue to rise at the same rate, a new study has warned, says PTI. Human activities had already locked in this new normal for future temperatures, but immediate climate action could prevent record extreme seasons year after year, said Sophie Lewis from the Australian National University.

  • Early dinner may help you lose weight

    New York: Struggling to shed those extra kilos? Worry not, as a new study suggests eating dinner early by mid-afternoon and following it by an 18-hour daily fast or until breakfast the next morning may help with losing weight.

  • Temple in Mumbai performs ‘yagna’ for Donald Trump’s win

    Mumbai: With just a day left for the US presidential election, some rituals seeking divine blessings for the victory of Republican candidate Donald Trump were performed in a temple here today at the behest of some NRIs.