Free Press Journal
  • Singer-turned-preacher Junaid Jamshed killed in Pak crash

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s famous pop star-turned- Islamic-preacher Junaid Jamshed was on board the ill-fated PK-661 flight that crashed today near Havelian while on its way to the national capital, killing all passengers.

  • Never used Army for political gains: Manohar Parrikar

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said he had never used the Army for political gains, adding that the success of the September 28-29 surgical strikes made others “jealous”.

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    Learning outcomes to be part of RTE Act: Prakash Javadekar

    New Delhi: ‘Learning outcomes’ will become a part of the Right to Education Act before March next year towards assessing reading and learning abilities of students in the absence of detention policy, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar today said.

  • Mistry removed as Tata Sons lost confidence in him: Ratan Tata

    Mumbai: Ahead of EGMs of six Tata group firms called to remove Cyrus Mistry as director, Tata Sons interim Chairman Ratan Tata today told shareholders that the continued presence of the ousted executive in respective boards is a serious “disruptive influence” and can make the companies “dysfunctional”.

  • Farhan Akhtar laughing on his link ups

    No, Farhan Akhtar hasn’t joined a laughter club, but he is delirious listening about every new girl he has been linked up with. While the actor has refused to comment on his divorce and the reasons behind it, he is not particularly enjoying the many names he has been constantly associated with.

  • Daisy Shah can’t wait any longer

    Remember during Jai Ho, Salman Khan kept talking about how hardworking Daisy Shah is…. Yet, it is already been a year since her last release Hate Story 3. There is nothing much happening on the film front of Shah but if you think she is losing hope, you have that wrong!

  • Nawazuddin Siddique cannot stop grinning

    There was a time when life wasn’t so comfortable, there was a time when movies weren’t come and yet, there is today when Nawazuddin Siddique is the name to reckon with.

  • “I can’t sing”, says Karan Johar

    If people aren’t making films, they are making digital series or transforming every bad script into a digital show, says ace filmmaker karan johar. Rohit pramar reprots.

  • SRK lets the audience takes over

    He is the biggest star of Bollywood, his fan following is almost always greater than any of the Bollywood actors out together. Yet, when you speak to Shah Rukh Khan himself about his film releases, he says it is one of the most humbling experiences ever.

  • Mummies of Bollywood stars: Handle their kids with care

    If you thought the Bollywood mothers have taken a back seat and let their star children wander free, well, you are more than mistaken. Here’s just how the mothers are managing the comings and goings in tinsel town!

  • Digital payment providers vulnerable to hacking

    New Delhi: With more and more people logging into e-wallets or m-wallets for daily payments, the target for hackers has increased exponentially, experts warn, suggesting that upgraded security is the only way to safeguard millions of first-time users and small and medium businesses from losing their hard-earned money.

  • New telescope chip to help search for alien life

    Melbourne: Scientists have developed a new telescope chip that allows astronomers to have a clear view of alien planets that may support life, by cancelling out excess light from the Sun and other host stars, reports PTI. Seeing a planet outside the solar system which is close to its host sun is very difficult with today’s standard astronomical instruments due to the brightness of the Sun.

  • Music, dance may cut stress in low-income kids

    New York: Engaging pre-school children from the low-income families in intensive arts programmes such as music, dance and visual arts may help lower their stress levels, a study has found. Previous studies determined that poverty can harm children’s educational, social-emotional and physical health, in part by damaging the bodily systems that respond to the chronically high levels of stress that children in poverty are more likely to experience, according to IANS.

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    Sleep loss ups desire for sugary, fatty foods

    Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep loss may lead to increased consumption of unhealthy foods, specifically sugar and fat, a new study has found, says PTI. It is not well understood what role sleep loss plays in affecting areas of the brain that control the desire to consume unhealthy foods, researchers at the University of Tsukuba in Japan said.

  • James Bond-style, erasable & rewritable chips in the offing

    Houston: Scientists have developed a new material that could lead to James Bond-style erasable and rewritable optical chips whose contents can be instantly erased wirelessly. The researchers used a green laser to develop a waveguide – a structure or tunnel that guides light waves from one point to another – on their nanomaterial, according to PTI.

  • Balancing act in cell membranes to sustain vision

    Kolkata: Shedding light on the balancing act necessary to maintain size of cell membranes, researchers have found a critical link – an enzyme named Phospholipase D or PLD – that is essential for proper recycling of membranes to sustain normal sight, according to IANS.