Free Press Journal
  • No one wants to see Sonia replaced in her absence: Digvijaya Singh

    Panaji: Days after Congress Working Committee (CWC) expressed “strong sentiment” for Rahul Gandhi’s elevation as party president, senior leader Digvijaya Singh today said the call on the issue will be taken by incumbent chief Sonia Gandhi at “right time”.

  • Opposition steps up attack on Modi over demonetisation

    Lucknow/New Delhi: The opposition on Thursday stepped up attack on the Narendra Modi government over demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes. The Samajwadi Party dubbed the move as anarchist and hasty while the BSP said the country is facing “financial emergency”.

  • Demonetisation move arbitrary & without preparation: Digvijaya Singh

    Panaji: Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh today said although the Modi government’s move to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes was aimed at keeping a check on black money, it has been done “without adequate precaution and preparation”.

  • Radiant & Real Raveena Tandon Thadani

    From eating pure and reliving personal and professional highs, to blocking out all the negativity of the past, Raveena Tandon Thadani shares with Shagun Shah all that goes into keeping her real and radiant.

  • Crazy fans crazy request for Gurmeet Choudhary

    It’s common for fans to ask actor for selfies, autographs and a narration of their dialogues. Gurmeet Choudhary found himself in a rather unusual space recently when he was asked by a fan to striptease. Gurmeet and his wife Debina were in Goa for a holiday, was quite taken aback when one of his crazy fans had approached him with the request to do a striptease in a club.

  • Richa Chadha lights up a village school…literally

    It’s heroes like these that we need more than anything else. The Indian film and television viewing audience idolize actors and actresses for their role on screen. Ape their style and try to imitate them in real life. But the bigger question is, are these the real heroes that India needs? This debate will always go on till the end of time.

  • 25 years but I still feel like a newcomer: Shah Rukh Khan

    A boy from Delhi saw a dream and walked into the city of dreams. He not just fulfilled his dreams, he also conquered the city of dreams. After completing 25 years in this industry, he still feels like he is a new comer. At the launch of his new biography, SRK says, “Despite spending 25 years, I still feel like a newcomer. I find it awkward I have spent 25 years but

  • Mistry must resign as chair of all group companies: Tata Sons

    New Delhi: Tata Sons on Thursday said that ousted chairman Cyrus Mistry must resign from all group companies and deplored the manner in which he sought the support of independent directors of Indian Hotels to continue as its chairman.

  • Novel wireless brain sensor helps paralyzed monkeys walk

    Washington: In a first, scientists have successfully restored walking movement in paralyzed legs of primates, by implanting a wireless brain sensor to stimulate nerves in the spine responsible for locomotion, says PTI.

  • New blood test may identify alcohol disorders in fetus

    New York: Researchers have identified a blood test that may help predict how severely a newborn can be affected by alcohol exposure during pregnancy. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) is a severe form of mental and physical disabilities. Children and adults affected by FASD may experience a range of symptoms, from physical changes like a small head and subtle differences in facial characteristics to learning difficulties and behavioral issues, according to IANS.

  • Major Indian Ocean current widening as climate warms

    Washington: The Indian Ocean’s Agulhas Current is getting wider rather than strengthening, according to a new study which may have important implications for global climate change, reports PTI. The findings suggest that intensifying winds in the region may be increasing the turbulence of the current, rather than increasing its flow rate, researchers said.

  • Manohar Lal Khattar welcomes SC verdict on SYL canal issue

    Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar welcomed Supreme Court’s decision today to hold as “unconstitutional” the 2004 law passed by Punjab to terminate the SYL canal water sharing agreement with neighbouring states.

  • Novel DNA-based nanowires may power gen-next computers

    Berlin: Scientists have successfully created gold-plated nanowires assembled from single DNA strands that can conduct current, an advance that may pave the way for tiny electronic devices made from genetic material, according to PTI.

  • Healthy lifestyle may boost self-control: study

    London: Living a healthier lifestyle – such as exercising regularly and avoiding junk food – may increase your ability to exert self-control, meet goals, resist temptation and solve problems, a new study has found. It should be obvious that those with greater self-control live a healthier lifestyle, researchers said, says PTI.

  • Alarming pollution is capital punishment for Delhi’ites: HC

    New Delhi: The alarming pollution level is literally ‘capital punishment’ for Delhi’ites who are being robbed of three years of their lives due to it, Delhi High Court said today, holding government’s inaction and stubble burning in Punjab as being responsible for the “genocide”.

  • Chronic health may reduce social participation in the middle-aged

    Ottawa: Middle-aged adults suffering from arthritis, heart diseases, diabetes and depression are more likely to experience disability and limited involvement in society, a study has found. According to the study, physical and mental chronic conditions, alone and in combination, were strongly associated with disability and social participation restrictions, reports IANS.