Free Press Journal
  • Election Commission promoting bribery: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday accused the Election Commission of promoting bribery by banning him from telling people to take money from other parties but vote for the AAP.

  • Will have joint manifesto if alliance with Sena happens: BJP

    Mumbai: As the posturing between the two bickering alliance partners in Maharashtra continued ahead of the Mumbai municipal polls, BJP today said there would be a joint manifesto with Shiv Sena in case of a tie-up.

  • Vivek Dahiya encounters a stalker fan on honeymoon

    Actor Vivek Dahiya, who was recently in the UK and France for his honeymoon, was in for an unexpected experience. There were a lot of Indians who recognised the couple due to their popularity on Indian television.

  • It’s Namaste London for Mishal Raheja

    Actor Mishal Raheja, who has been away from TV for a while, is making most of his free time. He is currently globetrotting for work and his passion for photography.

  • I spoke in metaphor: Madonna says of her anti-Trump speech

    Queen of Pop Madonna was among the many high-profile celebrities who delivered speeches at the Women’s March in Washington DC, but her profanity-ridden, confrontational speech raised a few eyebrows.

  • R Madhavan’s lean look sans workout

    Actor R Madhavan, who is sporting a lean look for his upcoming Tamil film “Vikram Veda” where he is playing an encounter specialist, says that he managed to get his lean look without hitting the gym or any other kind of workout.

  • Defying age…on screen

    Acting is an art open to interpretation. Actors take up the new challenges and invest themselves in expanding the culture. The risk takers of our film industry have enacted characters irrespective of the stereotypical age bounds and surfaced new horizons in the industry. Here’s the lowdown on actors that left an everlasting impression, while proving age is a number that won’t hold them back… 

  • Students plan to brew beer on the Moon!

    Los Angeles: For the first time, a team of students in the US is planning to brew beer on the Moon by sending a canister aboard an Indian lunar lander that is set to launch this year. Engineering students at the University of California, San Diego are finalists in the Lab2Moon competition being held by TeamIndus, which will send a spacecraft to the Moon on December 28.

  • Soon a patch to deliver automatic insulin

    New Delhi: Treatment for certain diabetes cases involves constant monitoring of blood-glucose levels and daily insulin shots. But scientists are now developing a painless “smart” patch that monitors blood glucose and releases insulin when levels climb too high. The report on the device, which has been tested on mice, appears in the journal ACS Nano.

  • 50% parents fear their children might fall prey to cyber bullying

    New Delhi: While 40 per cent of Indian parents allowed their children to access the internet before age 11, 54 per cent of them fear that their children are more likely to be bullied online than on a playground, a Norton by Symantec study revealed the report.

  • Low cost solar-powered system to provide safe drinking water in rural parts of India

    London: Scientists are developing a low-cost, solar-powered water purification system that may help over 77 million people in remote parts of India get access to safe drinking water. According to researchers at the University of Edinburgh in the UK, there is no systematic treatment of sewage in rural India.

  • NASA invites you to select site for Juno’s Jupiter probe

    Washington: Are you a space enthusiast? Then there is a golden opportunity for you to decide where NASA’s Juno spacecraft should aim its camera during its next close flyby of Jupiter on February 2. NASA has, for the first time, offered space enthusiasts an opportunity to vote on the site of images that the JunoCam will capture as the spacecraft approaches Jupiter’s north pole on February 2, the space agency said in

  • Cannabis laced chewing gum may cure irritable bowel syndrome

    Washinton: A study suggests that a chewing gum laced in cannabis can cure irritable bowel syndrome, reducing painful stomach cramps, control bloating and normalise stool. Researchers from Wageningen University in the Netherlands claims CBD – a key property in marijuana – could ease the colon spasms that seem to be the root cause of symptoms, reports Dailymail.

  • Face-to-face communication is now sidelined by social-media

    London: With social media substituting real-life communication, one-third of people communicate less face-to-face with their loved ones, a key factor for damaging relationships, a study has found. The findings showed that a significant third of people communicate less with their parents (31 per cent), children (33 per cent), partners (23 per cent) and friends (35 per cent) because they can see and communicate with them via social media.

  • Facebook giving birth to narrow-mindedness

    Boston: Facebook may actually make us more narrow-minded because we seek out news and views that tally with our opinions, according to a new study which contradicts the belief that the social media sites expand our world.

  • People remember birth language even without having ever spoken it

    London: People remember their birth language even if they have not had the chance to speak it, according to a new study. Language learning very early on in life can be subconsciously retained even when no conscious knowledge of the early experience remains, researchers said.

  • Fire near tracks disrupts local trains in Mumbai

    Mumbai: The movement of suburban local trains on the fast track of main line came to a halt this evening as some shanties alongside the tracks at Dana Bunder near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus here caught fire, civic authorities said.

  • SC asks govt to Clarify the appointment of ED Director

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to clarify whether the appointment of 1984-batch IPS officer Karnal Singh as full-time Director of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) was as per statuatory requirement.

  • Chelsea Clinton defends Barron Trump from online trolls

    New York: Donald Trump’s 10-year-old youngest son Barron, mocked online for looking bored during his father’s inauguration, has found unlikely support from Chelsea Clinton with the former first daughter saying he “deserves the chance every child does — to be a kid”.