Free Press Journal
  • Snapdeal offers to deliver cash at home

    Bengaluru: Leading e-tailer Snapdeal on Thursday announced that it would deliver cash at home for its users at a nominal fee of Re 1.

  • Centre must explain Jung’s unceremonious exit: Congress

    New Delhi: Raising questions over Lt Governor Najeeb Jung’s sudden resignation, Delhi Congress Chief Ajay Maken today demanded that the Centre should explain the reasons behind his “unceremonious exit”, saying there is more to it than meets the eye.

  • Awards don’t give you work: Manoj Bajpayee

    In his career spanning nearly two decades, Manoj Bajpayee has bagged several awards but the actor says they don’t come with a promise of giving more work but to recognise true talent. At the 10th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) held recently, Manoj bagged the ‘Best Performance award’ for his role as Professor Siras in “Aligarh”, reports PTI.

  • MS Dhoni… , Sarbjit make it to Oscars long list

    Indian biopics “MS Dhoni: The Untold Story” and “Sarbjit” have made it to the long list of 336 feature films eligible for the Oscars, reports PTI. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released the list of films in contention for the best picture Oscar on Wednesday, reported Entertainment Weekly.

  • Take a break? No thanks, says Priyanka Chopra

    With great powers come great responsibilities. Priyanka Chopra is a testimony of the same. After ruling Bollywood, she took a step ahead and became the lead of an American television soap titled Quantico.

  • Beware Your social bias rubs off on your kid

    New York: The next time you try to utter biased or discriminatory comments via nonverbal signs such as a condescending tone of voice or a disapproving look in the presence of your kid, be careful. According to a new study, young children can ‘catch’ the social bias by seeing even brief negative signals expressed by adults and are likely to generalise that learned bias to others, reports IANS.

  • Santa’s reindeers may have cooling effect on Earth

    London: Reindeers, best known for pulling Santa’s sleigh on Christmas Eve, may have a significant part to play in slowing down climate change, a new study has found, reports PTI.

  • Newly discovered coral-reef fish named after Obama

    Washington: A new species of small pink and yellow coral-reef fish discovered 300 feet deep in the waters off Kure Atoll in the Pacific ocean has been named after the US President Barack Obama, reports PTI.

  • Abdul Latif’s son Mushtaq Shaikh to take legal action against makers of Raees

    After much delay, Shah Rukh Khan is gearing up for the release of his anticipated film Raees. Even before the release, the film has gotten in trouble with showcasing Moharram in the trailer with holy symbols. It seems like the troubles won’t be ending for Shah Rukh Khan anytime soon.

  • Signature brain pattern linked to dyslexia identified

    Boston: MIT scientists have identified a distinctive neural signature found in the brains of people with dyslexia which may explain why these individuals have difficulty learning to read, according to PTI. Researchers have found that in people with dyslexia, the brain has a diminished ability to acclimate to a repeated input – a trait known as neural adaptation.

  • NASA space laser maps polar ocean plants key to life

    Washington: A NASA satellite instrument orbiting Earth that can see through fog, clouds and darkness has given scientists their first continuous look at the boom-and-bust, or peak and decline, cycles of phytoplankton – foundation of the ocean’s food web vital for life to exist on earth, says IANS.

  • Scientists discover new ink to mark surgery targets

    Washington: To avoid unwanted markings on a patient’s skin, a team of scientists has developed a new ink that glows only under certain light conditions and can disappear altogether after a period of time, reports ANI. The study has been published in journal ACS Nano.

  • Sunny Leone to receive PETA’s person of the year award

    Mumbai: Actress Sunny Leone will receive PETA’s person of the year award for her dedication to promoting the rescue of homeless dogs and cats, as well as her compassion for animals abused and killed for their skin.