Free Press Journal
  • B-Town celebs wish ‘amazing dancer’ Hrithik on his birthday

    Mumbai: As Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan turned 43 on Tuesday, members of the film fraternity including Farhan Akhtar, Abhishek Bachchan and Govinda took to Twitter to wish the “amazing dancer” good health, happiness and love.

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    MMRDA rejects London government’s proposal for smart-ticketing system in Mumbai

    After Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ interview to an English daily that Mumbai will soon get an integrated ticketing system, we Mumbaikars started dreaming about no ticket queue, no trawling for change and a hassle-free transportation. Some of us even compared the upcoming system with London’s Oyster and Tokyo’s Suica. But bringing us back into reality the state government has announced that the wait will continue for some more time.

  • Yahoo to be renamed Altaba, CEO to step down

    New York/New Delhi: Yahoo, which was acquired by US wireless communications service provider Verizon for a mere $4.8 billion in July last year, will soon be called Altaba, media reported on Tuesday, adding that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will step down from the board of directors.

  • Stardust makes up 97 per cent of our bodies

    Houston: Ninety-seven per cent of the human body consists of stardust, claim scientists who have measured the distribution of essential elements of life in over 150,000 stars in the Milky Way galaxy. The six most common elements of life on Earth – including more than 97 per cent of the mass of a human body – are carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, sulphur and phosphorus, reports PTI.

  • Bilinguals have active brain even in old age

    New Delhi: New research findings show that bilingual people are great at saving brain power, that is. To do a task, the brain recruits different networks, or the highways on which different types of information flow, depending on the task to be done.

  • Soon, turn your living room into wireless charging station

    New York: What if you can remotely charge your smartphone with the flat-screen TV in your living room? If we believe a team of US engineers, turning your living room into a wireless charging station is not a far-fetched dream, according to IANS.

  • Welfare of security forces is Govt’s absolute priority, says Rijiju on BSF jawan video

    New Delhi: Day after a Border Security Force (BSF) soldier shared a heart wrenching video detailing his ordeal while carrying out his duties at the border, Minister of State (MoS) for Home Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday took a serious note of the issue, saying that welfare of the security forces guarding the borders is absolute priority of the government.

  • ‘Monster’ blackholes hiding in cosmic backyard spotted

    London: Scientists, using data from NASA telescopes, have spotted two supermassive black holes, located at the centres of galaxies close to our Milky Way, that were hidden behind shrouds of gas and dust until now, reports PTI.

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    Online shoppers expected to cross 100 million mark in 2017

    New Delhi: With the rise of digital natives, better logistics, broadband and internet-ready devices, the number of consumers shopping online is going to cross 100 million this year from 69 million in 2016, a joint study said on Monday, reports IANS.

  • EC issues show cause notice to Sakshi Maharaj

    New Delhi: The Election Commission has issued show cause notice to BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj for his remarks that those who talk of four wives and 40 children are responsible for population problem, saying prima facie he has violated the model code of conduct.

  • Even moderate physical activity may boost happiness: study

    London: Even moderate levels of activity can have a positive effect on mental well being and boost happiness, a new smartphone-based study has found. The results, based on reports from more than 10,000 individuals, by researchers from the University of Cambridge and the University of Essex in the UK, demonstrate how smartphones can be used to collect large-scale data to examine psychological, behavioural and health-related phenomena as they occur in everyday life,

  • Part of Queen Elizabeth I’s skirt discovered

    London: A beautifully embroidered fabric – which was cut up and used for hundreds of years as an altar cloth in a 13th-century UK church – has been identified as the only surviving piece from the wardrobe of Queen Elizabeth I, according to PTI.

  • Your day by Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- There will be changes in your interests and there will be new ideas and ingenuity at work. You are attracted to the mysterious and to deep secrets. Romantic relationship will be fine.

  • Integrated sustainable solutions required to solve water crisis: Experts

    Industrialists, scientists, spiritual leaders and noted experts in the field of water conservancy have stressed the need to bring about integrated sustainable solutions to solve water crisis besides creating awareness among the people about holistic solution to greener environment.

  • Bhopal: Residents revive dead park at Jawahar Chowk

    Bhopal: The park opposite Model School at Jawahar Chowk had turned into a barren ground for want of care and maintenance. The residents living around the park decided to turn the park green and today, the patch of land is covered with lust green grass and flowering and ornamental plants. The residents say that they are living in the area for long and they feel that the park is their own garden.

  • Bhopal: Katni SP probing Rs 500cr Axis Bank scam transferred

    BHOPAL: SP Katni, Gaurav Tiwari, who was probing the Rs-500cr Axis Bank scam, has been given fresh postings. He is among 17 IPS officers who have been transferred. A probe into the massive post-demonetisation irregularities in the Katni branch of Axis Bank had revealed the involvement of a minister in the scam. The matter was being probed by Tiwari, who has now been transferred to Chhindwara.  More than 300 businessmen hailing from