Free Press Journal
  • After BSF jawan, more men in uniform cry harassment

    New Delhi: After the video of a BSF man showing poor quality food being served to them on the icy border in Jammu and Kashmir drew outrage, more such clips have emerged on the social media, including those of an army jawan and a CRPF constable complaining about deprivation and harassment by seniors.

  • Amazon expresses regret for ‘offending’ Indian sentiments

    New Delhi: Following a stern message by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj over sale of doormats depicting the tricolour, Amazon today expressed regret for “offending” Indian sentiments and informed her about removal of the product from its Canadian website.

  • Nawazuddin is a gem of an actor: Shah Rukh Khan

    Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is gearing up for the release of his forthcoming film “Raees”, says his co-star Nawazuddin Siddiqui is a gem of an actor.

  • PM’s photos at petrol pumps violate model code: EC

    New Delhi: Photographs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on hoardings at petrol pumps in poll-bound Goa and on certificates issued by oil companies in Uttarakhand are violative of the model code, the Election Commission said today and asked the Cabinet Secretary to ensure compliance of its instructions during elections.

  • TCS chief Chandrasekaran named Tata Sons Chairman

    Mumbai: Tata Sons today named TCS Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director N Chandrasekaran as its new Chairman over two months after the unceremonious sacking of Cyrus Mistry.

  • It’s Love In Tokyo for Imtiaz Ali

    Remember the final scene in Tamasha where Ranbir travels to Tokyo to meet Deepika, that’s exactly when the director Imtiaz Ali decided to make his next film.

  • Kriti Sanon busy learning from her reel parents

    Kriti Sanon had a very fruitful experience sharing screen space with theatre actors like Seema Pahwa and Pankaj Tripathi who are playing her parents in the film, Bareilly Ki Barfi.

  • Superhero culture may magnify aggressive behaviours: study

    Washington: Contrary to the popular perception, exposure to superhero culture may actually magnify aggressive and not defending behaviours in children, a new study suggests. Researchers from Brigham Young University in the US studied what it was that preschool-aged boys and girls took away from exposure to superhero culture, reports PTI.

  • Chimps prefer to choose genetically different mates

    New York: When seeking a mate, chimpanzees get more selective and choose a partner whose genetic makeup most differs from their own, researchers have found. The study showed that chimps can differentiate between genetically similar mates and more distant ones, even among non-relatives and strangers, says IANS.

  • What triggers people to eat more

    New York: Regular intake of a “western diet” – consisting of foods that are high on sugar and fat levels – is behind an alarming rise of conditions such as overeating and obesity, researchers warned. However, according to the study, the increased “peripheral endocannabinoid signalling” in the western food is the key factor that triggers an anxiety in the people to eat more, according to IANS.

  • How to make kids confess?

    New Delhi: A study finds that children who anticipate a parent will feel happy about their child confessing a misdeed are more likely to come forward-even if they think they might be punished. The goal of the research was to investigate the emotions that children associate with lying and confessing.

  • Shraddha and I are anytime friends, says Aditya Roy Kapur

    Mumbai: Actor Aditya Roy Kapur, who will be seen sharing screen space with his “Aashiqui 2” co-star Shraddha Kapoor in upcoming film “OK Jaanu”, says the duo can call each other whenever they want as they are “anytime friends”.

  • Vampire bats found sucking human blood

    Washington: Wild vampire bats, thought to exclusively feed on bird blood, have been found feeding on humans for the first time, raising concerns of disease spread, scientists say. Researchers analysed 70 faecal samples from a colony of hairy-legged vampire bats, D ecaudata, living in Catimbau National Park in north-east Brazil, according to PTI.