Free Press Journal
  • Cavemen may have used toothpicks: study

    London: Bits of wood recovered from a 1.2-million-year-old tooth found at an excavation site in northern Spain indicate that the ancient relatives of man may have use a kind of toothpick, scientists say. Toothbrushes were not around yet, if the amount of hardened tartar build-up is anything to go by, researchers said, according to PTI.

  • I will give my best, says Viral V Acharya

    New Delhi: RBI’s newly appointed Deputy Governor Viral Acharya, a noted economist, today said he will give his best in the new role.

  • Boat with 100 people capsizes in Indonesia, 77 rescued

    Jakarta: A boat carrying nearly 100 people sank in the waters off North Maluku province of eastern Indonesia on Thursday. Rescuers recovered four bodies and were searching for missing persons, a local disaster management agency official said.

  • Sports Minister Goel hits out at IOA chief Ramachandran

    Mumbai: Hitting out at Indian Olympic Association president N Ramachandran for honouring scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Chautala by making them life presidents at its AGM two days ago, Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel today said the IOA chief was equally responsible for taking up the item which was not on agenda of the meeting.

  • Will decline IOA post only if IOC says, says Abhay Singh Chautala

    New Delhi: Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) chief Abhay Chautala on Thursday declared that he will turn down the honorary post of life president offered to him by the Indian Olympic Association only if told to do so by the IOC.

  • I never aim to be superstar: Disha Patani

    New Delhi: Actress Disha Patani says she is not looking for being the best in the industry and doesn’t aim to be a superstar.

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    Twitterati try to decode Modi’s next address on New Year eve

    All set for the New Year Eve? You might have either nodded a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ thinking about your party plans. But hold on. We are not talking about any ‘New Year Party’ in fact to give you a ‘kick’ let us inform you that there’s a buzz about Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address the nation on December 31 at 7:30 PM. According to news reports, Modi is likely to announce about the

  • NYPD to allow Sikh officers to wear turbans

    New York: The New York Police Department (NYPD) has come up with new rules allowing Sikh police officers to wear turbans instead of traditional police hats, officials said.

  • Malaika Arora demands Rs 10 crore alimony from Arbaaz Khan

    Ever since the first half of 2016, gossip mills have been abuzz about the troubles in the 17 year marriage of Malaika Arora and Arbaaz Khan. The couple, though remained silent for quite some time, announced their separation which was soon followed by divorce. The duo filed for divorce a few weeks ago and they were spotted outside the family court continuing with the proceedings.

  • Sikh community head shot dead in Afghanistan

    Kabul: The head of the Sikh community in Afghanistan’s Kunduz city was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Thursday, officials said.

  • AIADMK wants Bharat Ratna, Nobel and Magsaysay for Jayalalithaa

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK party on Thursday requested the Union government to declare their late leader and former Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa’s birthday as the National Farmers’ Day and award her with Bharat Ratna posthumously.

  • Pune techie murder: Police arrest Santosh Kumar from Bengaluru

    Pune: The Pune Police on Thursday arrested a Bengaluru-based IT engineer named Santosh Kumar in connection with the murder of a 23-year-old software engineer, who was stabbed to death on the outskirts of the city on December 23.

  • Shahid Kapoor used to stalk Twinkle Khanna

    It isn’t surprising to see actors expressing their teen crush memories about senior stars and several of them have been open about it. One amongst them is Shahid Kapoor who recently expressed similar feelings for former actress and Akshay Kumar’s wife Twinkle Khanna aka Tina.