Free Press Journal
  • David Cameron to be next Nato chief?

    London: Former British Prime Minister David Cameron emerged as a frontrunner to be the next Secretary General of Nato after various reports emerged that he will be nominated by Prime Minister Theresa May.

  • Poor worst hit by demonetisation: Congress spokesperson

    Chandigarh: Asserting that the poor are the “worst-hit” by demonetisation, Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi today demanded that Rs 25,000 be deposited in the bank account of a woman of every BPL family in the country and doubling of wages under MNREGA.

  • Formulas flopped, content was king in 2016

    Star or no star, big screen or the computer screen — it was film and digital content backed by good and compelling storylines that drew the audience’s attention in 2016, when formulaic sequels and even some ambitious dramas failed to make it big.

  • Hollywood celebs remember Debbie Reynolds

    William Shatner: Debbie Reynolds was one of the last of Hollywood Royalty. It breaks my heart that she is gone. I’d hoped that my grieving was done for 2016.

  • Here’s what B-Town beauties are upto this New Year

    New Year means a new set of resolutions. We called some of the Bollywood actress to know what resolutions they have decided for 2017 and plans they have for the New Year’s Eve. Here’s what they said:

  • Suhail sets his priority straight, aims Bollywood

    Udta Punjab actor Suhail Nayyar is eyeing the big bad world of Bollywood and he isn’t ready to bulge a bit for it. The actor who made his debut in actor Shahid Kapoor starrer Shahid Kapoor that released in July, isn’t kicked about being a part of any TV show.

  • Hrithik, Sussane holiday together with kids

    For the second time after their heart breaking divorce, Hrithik Roshshan and Sussane Khan have come together for a vacation specially for their kids in Dubai. Earlier, Hrithik and Sussanne were seen having dinner with their sons at a Dubai restaurant. They left in the same car and looked happy and comfortable in each other’s company.

  • Single stressful event can have extended consequences

    Washington: A team of Indian scientists has found that a single instance of severe stress can lead to delayed and long-term psychological trauma, says ANI. The study has been published in the journal Physiological Reports.

  • Now power phone just by tapping

    New Delhi: Engineers are testing a device that converts low-frequency motion into electricity to power electronics. The idea is to harvest wasted energy, like that from a finger tapping on a screen, to power a phone or tablet.

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    Demonetisation, GST to transform India, NPAs key risk: RBI

    Mumbai: RBI today said GST and demonetisation have the potential to transform the economy, “notwithstanding some inconvenience to public and momentary adverse impact on growth”, even as it flagged elevated risks due to continuous deterioration in banks’ asset quality.

  • This year will last a second longer than usual

    Washington: For welcoming the New Year, you will have to wait a little longer than usual as timekeepers will add a “leap second” to the final minute of 2016.

  • Soon, lie-detecting security kiosks at airports!

    Los Angeles: You may need to convince a computer that you are telling the truth during future airport security checks, thanks to a new lie-detecting kiosk that can spot changes in physiology and behaviour during interviews with travellers, reports PTI.

  • Why we can’t maintain eye contact while talking decoded

    Tokyo: Scientists have found that holding someone’s gaze while thinking of words is too demanding a task for the brain, which may explain why we sometimes find it difficult to maintain eye contact when talking to people, says PTI.

  • New smartphone device lets you kiss your long-distance lover

    London: You can now send a physical kiss to your long-distance lover over the internet, thanks to a new smartphone gadget developed by researchers. The device, known as Kissenger, works with pressure sensors and actuators, says PTI.

  • More Indian sought travel to domestic destinations in 2016

    New Delhi: The year 2016 saw a huge rise in Indians planning travel on the go to showing increased preference to travel domestically, says a study. As the year draws to a close, global travel search engine Skyscanner presents a roundup of travel trends prevalent among Indian travellers in 2016, according to IANS.

  • Revealed Facebook buys data on what you do offline

    New York: Facebook already knows a lot about your online activities and you are pretty much aware of it. But a new media investigation has revealed that the social networking giant buys data on your offline activities without your knowledge, reports IANS.