Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: TEDx Dharavi provides solutions for plastic waste and potholes

    Mumbai: Transforming Mumbai’s major slum area, Dharavi was the central aim of the TEDx event which was hosted at Maharashtra Nature Park on Sunday. The event organised by TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) — a non profit organisation, witnessed speakers, entrepreneurs and social workers from various backgrounds who shared their experiences and ideas to improve the basic civic problems of the city.

  • BMC elections: Sewri residents threaten to boycott civic elections

    Mumbai: While political parties have made tall claims to provide free water supply to woo voters for the upcoming Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections, the slum dwellers of Sewri who are deprived of water supply for past one year have decided not to cast their votes for the candidates contesting the polls.

  • Mumbai: Cops use Google Earth to unearth hooch dens

    Mumbai; Tech-savvy cops are getting smarter to gather leads, crack cases of crime and weed out criminals from their hideouts, who otherwise would have called on informers for help.

  • Mumbai: Man posing as FDA official held

     Mumbai: A 35-year-old man who impersonated as a Food and Drug Department (FDA) official was booked in Kalyan on Saturday.

  • Camping for a weekend solves your sleep issues

    Washington : Good news for people facing sleep problems as a new study says that spending a weekend out camping can reset your circadian rhythm that may help you fall asleep faster, boost performance at work and quell seasonal depression.

  • Autistic traits are clearly visible in anorexic women

    London : Anorexic woman display clear autistic traits, even once the eating disorder is under control and they have achieved a normal weight, says a new study that sheds new light on how they should be treated. The similarities between anorexia and autism in women are also seen in a part of the brain which process social skills, said the study.

  • Children’s personality changes according to their play partners

    Washington : Pre-school children who spend time around one another tend to take on each others’ personalities, according to a first of its kind study which suggests that personality is shaped by environment and not just genes.

  • Having more kids means more heart risk to parents

    New Delhi : Number of children is emerging as a novel factor that influences the risk for some cardiovascular diseases (CVD), and in some societies in both parents, according to Professor Vera Regitz-Zagrosek, chairperson of the European Society of Cardiology “management of CVD During Pregnancy” guidelines task force.

  • Light-absorbent material that cools buildings, cars in summer

    Los Angeles : Scientists have developed a thin, flexible, lightweight material that can block thermal detection and absorb light from every angle to keep buildings and cars cool on hot summer days. The material, developed by engineers at the University of California San Diego in the US, is called a near-perfect broadband absorber.

  • Human empathy reaches dogs too

    London : People with higher emotional empathy evaluate the facial expressions of both dogs and other humans more quickly and intensely, a new study has found. Researchers at University of Helsinki and Aalto University in Finland explored how empathy and other psychological factors affect people’s assessments of the facial images of dogs and humans.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Family matters and personal affairs will take lot of your time and attention today. Don’t sacrifice mental peace for monetary and material gains, however tempting they may be.

  • Loving Oneself

    With this mind one can stop the problems, can stop all the undesirable experiences, and with this mind one can achieve all the happiness. Problems and happiness do not come from outside. The creator of problems and happiness is oneself . Therefore, with this mind all our problems can be stopped and we can achieve temporal day-to-day happiness and ultimate happiness, full enlightenment.

  • Not underestimating Bangladesh: Saha

    Kolkata : Resounding success against England and New Zealand notwithstanding, Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha has said his team will not take Bangladesh lightly in the one-off Test beginning February 9 in Hyderabad.

  • NZ stun Oz, take series

    Hamilton : A six-wicket haul for Trent Boult and a Ross Taylor century carried New Zealand to a 24-run victory over Australia in the third one-day international today to win the series 2-0.

  • India A reach 91/1

    Hyderabad : India A emerged as the dominant side as they raced to 91 for one after Bangladesh declared their innings at 224 for eight on the first day of their two-day warm-up match here on Sunday.

  • ‘Pakistan ‘way behind’ in terms of fitness’

    Karachi : Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur believes that despite horrific performance on the recent tours to New Zealand and Australia, the team is moving in the right direction, barring the current levels of fitness and fielding.

  • Busy bees South Africa rout Sri Lanka by seven wickets

    Johannesburg : South Africa routed Sri Lanka by seven wickets to take the third one-day international at the Wanderers in a match held up for an hour after bees swarmed onto the famous arena. The hosts also took a winning 3-0 lead in the five-match series after bowling out Sri Lanka for 163 before South Africa captain AB de Villiers starred with an undefeated 60.

  • Barca close in as Real fixture is called off

    Madrid : Lionel Messi struck another trademark free-kick as Barcelona moved to within one point of La Liga leaders Real Madrid with a 3-0 win over Athletic Bilbao. Madrid have two games in hand, the first of which was supposed to take place on Sunday at Celta Vigo. However, that match has been called off after strong winds damaged Celta’s Balaidos stadium and left it unsafe to hold the game, La Liga confirmed