Free Press Journal
  • Older adults avoid risk-taking due to brain wiring, not age

    New York: Older adults are less inclined to take certain types of risks, such as participating in a lottery, due to changes in brain anatomy rather than age, according to a new study, reports PTI. The finding adds to scientific understanding of decision making and may lead to strategies for modifying changes in risk behaviour as people age.

  • Sunny Leone offered 3.5 crores to perform on Raees song for new year?

    New Year’s Eve is around the corner and Bollywood stars are flooded offers to perform on the occasion. Buzz is that many hotels have approached actress Sunny Leone as she happens to be in demand. Her remake version of the track Laila O Laila is already striking a chord with the audience. Rumour has it that Sunny has been offered a whooping amount just to perform on Laila from Raees.

  • Data breach affected more than 1 billion accounts: Yahoo

    New York: Yahoo has disclosed a new security breach that may have affected more than one billion user accounts. The breach dates back to 2013 and is thought to be separate from a massive cyber security incident announced in September, the company revealed on Wednesday, reports IANS.

  • Austria MPs vote to seize Hitler birth house

    Vienna: Austrian MPs have voted to expropriate the home where Adolf Hitler was born, ending years of bitter legal wrangling with the current owner over the infamous building’s future.

  • Egypt executes top Islamist militant

    Cairo: A prominent Islamist militant, who had been convicted of murdering dozens of Egypt’s security personnel, was executed on Thursday, state-run Ahram Online website reported.

  • BCCI vs Lodha panel: Anurag Thakur may have committed perjury, observes SC

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday observed that Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) chairman Anurag Thakur prima facie appears to have committed matter of perjury in relation to demanding an intervention via a letter from the International Cricket Council (ICC) in order to sidestep the implementation of the Justice (Retd.) R.M Lodha-led committee recommendations.

  • Putin, Abe hold hot spring meet on WWII island row

    Nagato: Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese premier Shinzo Abe today launched a hot spring summit aimed at resolving a dispute over a group of islands that has prevented the countries from formally ending their World War II hostilities.

  • Dilip Kumar

    Mumbai: Dilip Kumar discharged from hospital

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who was admitted at Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre last week, was on Thursday discharged from the facility.