Free Press Journal
  • AAP releases manifesto for employees in Punjab

    Chandigarh: Out to woo different sections of society in Punjan, the AAP on Wednesday released its manifesto for government employees, promising to implement the new Pay Commission and resolve the pay parity issues.

  • 68th Republic Day: Celebs speak

    To some it may be just another holiday, but to any discerning Indian, January 26 is a day to be proud of. It was on this day India became a republic, accepted the Constitution for the people and by the people, took oath to head the nation on a judicious path. But even after decades, India is still grappling with the issues of social injustice, economical inequality and corruption. On 68th Republic

  • India calling for DJ Zedd

    Grammy Award winning DJ Zedd will be back in India to perform at the fourth edition of electronic dance music (EDM) festival Vh1 Supersonic 2017.

  • Aniruddh Dave is a Rishi Kapoor fan

    Actor Aniruddh Dave, who is currently playing the lead role of a robot in TV series Y.A.R.O Ka Tashan, is a fan of veteran actor Rishi Kapoor. Dave feels that Kapoor has the X factor in Bollywood.

  • Badshah pens a special rap for Kartik-Naira

    Buzz is that popular rapper Badshah will be performing in the on-screen sangeet of Kartik (Mohsin Khan) and Naira (Shivangi Joshi) in the show, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. A source nforms, “Even though Badshah was supposed to sing and dance along with the family, he gave them a surprise. He penned a special two liner rap for the on screen couple as a gift from him for their marriage.”

  • Justin has ‘missed’ the Selena bus

    Singer-actress Selena Gomez reportedly thinks her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber “missed the bus” when it comes to their relationship.

  • Playing football lowers high BP in women

    London: Suffering from high blood pressure? Playing football may be just as effective as tablets in lowering the condition, researchers say. Undergoing football fitness training may also help improve physical fitness, decrease body fat percentage and strengthen bones in women, said researchers from the University of Southern Denmark.

  • Personality traits can be forecast by brain’s shape

    London: The shape of our brain can predict personality traits such as altruism, openness and conscientiousness, as well as our risk of developing mental health disorders, suggests a new study. Researchers have analysed a brain imaging dataset from over 500 individuals.

  • Twitter launches Republic Day emoji

    New Delhi: Micro-blogging site Twitter on Wednesday launched a Republic Day emoji that will be available till January 27. The emoji design is an interpretation of the Indian tricolour which will appear after the hashtag in the Tweet.

  • Oswal says demonetisation gains not more than 78 cr, and other 5 imp notes

    Many pro-demonetisation economists and analysts had in the early days of the move claimed at least 20 per cent of the Rs 15.55 trillion of cancelled money would not come back to the system, which in turn, could enable the RBI to write off that amount from its balance sheet. The profit accretion could then be transferred to the Government by the RBI as surplus transfer.

  • Giant fossils of Otter discovered in China

    Washington: A team of researchers have discovered prehistoric wolf-sized otter fossils with a large head and a powerful jaw, weighing around 100 pounds, in China’s Yunnan province. The study, published in journal of Systematic Paleontology, claims it to be the largest otter, Siamogale melilutra, almost twice as large as the largest living otters.

  • Society must empathise with youth: President

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday asked society to have an empathetic approach towards the youth who are frustrated and unhappy due to lack of job opportunities.

  • Healthy democracy calls for tolerance: President

    New Delhi: Observing that ‘argumentative Indian is celebrated and not the ‘intolerant Indian, President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said tolerance and patience were essential for the democracy to be healthy.

  • Impulsive people at risk of being obese

    New York: If you are impulsive in making decisions, chances are that you may become obese, say researchers who found a link between having an impulsive personality and a high body mass index (BMI). The findings demonstrate that having an impulsive personality – the tendency to consistently react with little forethought – is the key factor that links brain patterns of impulsivity and a high BMI.

  • Teenagers who attend early school sleep less

    New Delhi: Delaying school start times could help teenagers sleep better, say experts, and could give them a better chance at success later. A new study shows that students who attend schools that start earlier in the day sleep less, are less likely to meet the national sleep recommendations for their age, and are more often tired in the morning.

  • Ouch! 6 stray dogs attacked Kannada Actress Parul Yadav

    In an unfortunate incident, Kannada actress Parul Yadav was attacked by a pack of stray dogs on Monday evening in Mumbai. According to reports, Parul was taking her pet dog for a walk and suffered serious injuries while trying to protect her pet from stray dogs.

  • Cooking in aluminium pans may reduce your kid’s IQ

    Washington: Parents please take note. Cooking food in aluminium pots, pans or dishes may reduce your kid’s Intelligent Quotient (IQ) and performance at school. The findings published in journal Science of the Total Environment, indicate that cadmium is neurotoxic in children and causes kidney damage which is linked to cardiovascular deaths and is carcinogenic.