Free Press Journal
  • Laxmikant Parsekar wants to continue as Goa CM says it’s better for state

    Panaji: Amid speculations that Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar could be in reckoning to head Goa if BJP is voted back to power, incumbent Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today claimed his continuation at the post augurs well for the state and that “mood” of people is in his favour.

  • Popular awards face backlash from B-towners

    After veteran Rishi Kapoor’s revelation about “buying” a Best Actor Award for Rs 30,000 once upon a time, Bollywood celebrities like Raakhee, Subhash Ghai, Taapsee Pannu and Prasoon Joshi have raised questions on the credibility of popular film awards. Here’s what they had to say:

  • Aditi Rao Hydari did it her way

    Aditi Rao Hydari, who was recently announced as the lead in and as Sanjay Dutt starrer Bhoomi, is in the best phase of her career so far. Apart from working with two of the country’s finest filmmakers- Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Mani Ratnam- the actress was recently roped in as the lead in Omung Kumar’s Bhoomi, which marks Sanjay Dutt’s return to the big screen.

  • “I am a TV actor and not a Bollywood actor”, says Rohit Roy

    Actor Rohit Roy, who is known for his role in Hindi TV shows such as Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand and Swabhimaan, has come a long way and he feels proud to call himself a television actor. The talented actor will be now seen in Hrithik Roshan and Yami Gautam starrer Kaabil this week. Rohit Pramar spoke to Rohit Roy about his acting career, Kaabil, working with Hrithik Roshan, and more.

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  • New clues to collapse of Maya civilisation uncovered

    Washington: Using the largest set of radiocarbon dates ever obtained from a single Maya site, archaeologists have developed chronology patterns that may explain what led to the collapse of the ancient civilisation.

  • Snapchat updates guidelines in a bid to block fake news

    New York: In its bid to reduce fake news and clickbait, the photo and video sharing app Snapchat which is growing up as a place for news has updated its guidelines for publishers, media reports said.

  • New crab species named after Harry Potter characters

    Singapore: Potterheads, take note! An underwater crab species has been named after Harry Potter and Severus Snape – characters from the British writer J K Rowling’s popular fantasy novel series.

  • Infection not always bad

    New Delhi: Many infectious diseases are one and done-people get sick once and then they are protected from another bout of the same illness.

  • Rare meteorites challenge our understanding of solar system

    London: Researchers have discovered minerals from 43 rare meteorites that landed on the Earth 470 million years ago, which challenge our understanding of the history and development of the solar system.

  • Watch: Akshay Kumar shares an important idea for betterment of Indian soldiers

    Akshay Kumar, who is one of the biggest stars in India, has always used his platform to spread awareness about some cause. Be it about sports or Indian army or Police officers or farmers, the actor makes the right use of his platform so the problems of these people reach a wider audience.

  • New material can switch between hard and soft

    Washington: Scientists have designed a novel metamaterial that can switch between being hard and soft without damaging or altering itself, and may be used to build cars or rocket launch systems in the future.

  • Uttar Pradesh elections: Third list of BJP is out

    The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) on Tuesday released its 3rd list of candidates for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections 2017. The 3rd list has 67 more candidates for UP Assembly polls; Swami Prasad Maurya, Surya Pratap Shahi like figure. BJP has declared candidates on 370 seats out of 403 seats.

  • Romantic hormone kisspeptin may cure psycho sexual disorders

    London: Injecting kisspeptin, a naturally occurring hormone inside the body, may help treat some psychosexual disorders that commonly occur in patients with infertility, researchers including an Indian-origin, suggest.

  • Ajay Devgn’s mother hospitatlised

    Mumbai: Actor Ajay Devgn’s mother Veena is admitted to a city hospital and the doctor says she is doing fine now.

  • Mulayam Singh under house arrest, alleges Lok Dal chief

    Lucknow: Claiming support of Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav to Lok Dal candidates in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, its Lok Dal National President Sunil Singh today demanded security for the SP patriarch alleging that he has been kept under “house arrest” in his own home.

  • PM Modi receives Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince at Delhi airport

    New Delhi: Signifying the high importance India attaches to its ties with the UAE, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday personally went to Delhi airport to receive Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan who arrived here to attend the Republic Day celebrations as chief guest.

  • New 3D bioprinter can create functional human skin

    London: In a first, scientists have developed a new 3D bio printer that can create totally functional human skin, which can be used for transplants as well as testing of cosmetic and pharmaceutical products. The research makes human skin one of the first living organs created using bio printing to be introduced to the marketplace, researchers said.

  • Kaabil Review: From Akshay Kumar to Anil Kapoor, Hrithik impresses all!

    Kaabil which features Hrithik Roshan and Yami Gautam in the lead is set to release tomorrow. But the film is already in news as it is touted as one of Hrithik Roshan’s best performance in his career. As audience still wait to see, few close friends of Roshan’s from the industry got to attend the special screening of the same. Among the first few who watched the revenge drama was Hrithik’s ex-wife Sussanne Khan.