Free Press Journal
  • Second Indian American picked for important role in Trump administration

    New York: President-elect Donald Trump selected a second Indian American, Seema Verma, on Monday for a high-level position in his administration, assigning her “to the dream team that will transform our healthcare system,” a major campaign promise.

  • Opposition giving communal turn to IT notice to Church: BJP

    Panaji: The BJP on Tuesday accused the opposition and a section of the media of trying to create anxiety among Catholics by trying to politicise an Income Tax department notice to the Goa Archbishop.

  • Ajay Devgn’s Shivaay enter 100 crore club

    Ajay Devgn must be heaving a great big sigh of relief… His Diwali release Shivaay has crossed the deciding line to enter the Rs 100 crore club. This comes a month after its release. There is a general consensus that the film would have accomplished this feat earlier, had it not clashed with Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.

  • Vidya doesn’t want to look like Vidya

    Expectations are sky-rocketing, especially since the first Kahaani was such a huge hit, but on the brink of the release of Kahaani 2, Vidya Balan admits that the trailer is cut to feed expectations.

  • Aamir Khan will not appear on Salman Khan Show ‘Big Boss’

    So they used to be great buddies but Aamir Khan has never promoted his films on Salman Khan’s ‘Bigg Boss’ and he don’t want to start now. We wonder how Salman feels about the fact that his pal Aamir is longing for him to see his upcoming sports film Dangal, but does not want to promote the Nitesh Tiwari-directed movie on Salman’s hugely popular show.

  • 76 dead, 5 survived in Colombia plane crash

    Medellin: At least 76 people have been killed after a chartered plane carrying more than 80 people, including members of the Brazilian first division soccer team Chapocoense, heading to Colombia for a regional tournament final, crashed on its way to Medellin’s international airport.

  • Found: Gene that limits desire to drink alcohol!

    Houston: Researchers have identified a gene variant that suppresses the desire to drink alcohol, an advance that could lead to development of drugs to regulate alcohol consumption, according to PTI. The findings are based on the largest genome-wide association meta-analysis and replication study to date, mapping and comparing the genetics of over 105,000 light and heavy social drinkers, researchers said.

  • Low-mass supernova triggered birth of solar system: study

    Washington: A low-mass supernova triggered the formation of our solar system about 4.6 billion years ago, researchers including one of Indian origin have found. About 4.6 billion years ago, a cloud of gas and dust that eventually formed our solar system was disturbed, says PTI.

  • You can get fuel from water, says researcher

    Sydney: Australian researchers have reported the use of a new ultra-thin catalyst to split water into its two components, oxygen and hydrogen, to be converted and used as fuel, reports IANS.

  • Kids learn new words just like robots!

    London: Scientists have created a toddler robot which helped discover that young children learn new words using the same method as machines, reports PTI. This suggests that early learning is based not on conscious thought but on an automatic ability to associate objects which enables babies to quickly make sense of their environment, researchers said.

  • Mobile device adoption at workplace not yet mature

    Mumbai: Mobile device adoption at the workplace is not yet mature as desktops are still the most popular corporate device among people in offices, a new survey has found, says IANS. “Although 80 per cent of workers surveyed received one or more corporate-issued devices, desktops are still the most popular corporate device among businesses, with more than half of workers receiving corporate-issued desktop PCs,” the survey by market research firm Gartner revealed.

  • Here are the 10 things Mamata Banerjee said on Demonetisation

    Who is right- PM Modi or Mamata Banerjee? Public opinions are divided. While the public initially hailed the Prime Ministers’ stance to wipe out fake notes and curb black money, the liquidity crunch in the last two days, the queues at the banks and the harassment have resulted in a swing in the public mood.

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