Free Press Journal
  • Here comes a robot with a ‘human touch’

    New York: In a move aimed at doing away with the rigid touch most robots are associated with, researchers have devised a way for a soft robot to feel its surroundings internally, in much the same way humans do, reports IANS.

  • Mozart may boost men’s concentration

    London: Music may influence a man’s ability to focus. While classical music can boost the concentration, rock music can distract, a new research has found, reports IANS. Interestingly, women’s ability to focus is not much affected by the background music – be it Mozart or AC/DC, the study showed.

  • Iran to develop nuclear-propulsion, cites US ‘violation’ of deal

    Tehran: Responding to the recent violation of a multilateral nuclear deal by the US, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday ordered the national nuclear agency to start planning nuclear propulsion devices to be used in sea transport.

  • Dilip Kumar celebrates his birthday in the hospital

    Readers may recall that we had reported about the legendary Dilip Kumar being admitted in Lilavati hospital after his wife Saira Bano spotted a swelling in his right leg. Since he was in the hospital, he celebrated a quite 94th birthday (December 11) in the hospital itself.

  • Congress demands Kiren Rijiju’s resignation over CVO’s report

    New Delhi: The Congress party on Tuesday demanded the resignation of Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju for his alleged involvement in a scam relating to an Arunachal Pradesh hydro project, being executed by NEEPCO.

  • 13-yr-old girl raped by school teacher; principal arrested

    Mumbai: A 13-year-old girl studying at a school in Navi Mumbai was allegedly raped by a teacher, following which her parents and local residents stormed the school premises today, police said.

  • ‘Befikre’ Box Office collection drops upto 50 percent on Day 4

    New Delhi: Though Aditya Chopra’s rom-com ‘Befikre’, starring Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor garnered an excellent response at the Box Office in its opening weekend, the film has could not do well in the consequent days.

  • Demonetisation is worse than a natural calamity, says P Chidambaram

    Nagpur: Lambasting the Centre’s demonetisation move, senior Congress leader and former finance minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday said the note ban is worse than a natural calamity, adding that even a natural disaster might not cause so much of trouble.

  • Opportunities for rappers increasing in Bollywood: Badshah

    Mumbai: Popular Indian rapper Badshah who delivered chartbusters like “Saturday Saturday”, “Kaala chashma”, “Baby ko bass pasand hai” to name a few, says opportunities for rappers are increasing in Bollywood music.

  • Virat Kohli gets career-best second ranking, R Ashwin consolidates top spot

    Dubai: Indian captain Virat Kohli rose one place to a career-best second position among Test batsmen onthe back of his match-winning double ton against England while off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin consolidated his number one spot among bowlers in the ICC Player Rankings issued today.

  • Eid–Milad-Un-Nabi 2016: How Muslims celebrate the birth of Prophet Mohammad

    Eid –Milad-Un-Nabi is the day when Prophet Mohammad was born, and, on this auspicious day Muslims around the world celebrate the Prophet’s birth. Eid-e-Milad is also referred to as Maulid, or, Mawlid, The Milad is celebrated in Rabi-al-Awwal, the third month of the Islamic calendar.

  • Corruption stories against me planted, says Kiren Rijiju

    New Delhi: Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday slammed a daily newspaper for “planting” story about his alleged involvement in a power project and said if they visit Arunachal Pradesh they will be “thrashed with shoes”.

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    Nia Sharma ranks third in Sexiest Asian Woman list, beats Sonam, Alia

    According to a poll conducted by Britain’s Eastern Eye newspaper Jamai Raja fame actress Nia Sharma has become the third sexiest Asian woman in the world, beating a plethora of gorgeous actresses including Sonam Kapoor, Katrina Kaif and Alia Bhatt.

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    Mumbai: Thespo 2016, what you can’t miss!

    Thespo, Mumbai’s annual youth theatre festival with its 18th year has hit the venues from December 12 to 17. The festival not only focuses on acting but also on various aspects around theatre, including writing, photography, stage management, design, music and film making, among others. Among the treasure of events, we bring to you the best picks of Thespo 18.