Free Press Journal
  • FLOTUS, face-palm among 1,000 new Merriam-Webster entries

    Washington: FLOTUS, face-palm, net neutrality along with terms from recent advances in science – such as CRISPR – are among over 1,000 new words added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary for the first time since 2014.

  • Phones in India more dear than significant other: Survey

    New Delhi: If you’ve ever felt disgusted when your partner paid more attention to his/her phone on a date then you are not the only one. Most adults in India paid more attention to their smartphone than their partner when they were together, a new study has revealed.

  • Mysterious white dwarf pulsar discovered

    London:  Astronomers have identified an Earth-sized elusive white dwarf pulsar – the first of its kind ever to be discovered in the universe – housed in an exotic binary star system 380 light years away from our planet.

  • Yogi Adityanath promised to form an Anti-Romeo squad to stop ‘Love jihad’

    With the Assembly polls round the corner, firebrand BJP leader Yogi Adityanath sought to play the religious card to woo the voters. Gorakhpur MP and senior Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) leader Mahant Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said that “love-jihad is still an issue and BJP will not let Western Uttar Padesh turn into another Kashmir, a reference to the forced migration of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley in the 1990s. If our government come

  • Bridge of stars connects two largest galaxies of Milky Way

    London: The two largest satellite galaxies of the Milky Way – known as the Magellanic Clouds – appear to be connected by a bridge stretching across 43,000 light years, scientists have discovered. Researchers from the University of Cambridge in the UK concentrated on the area around the Magellanic Clouds and picked out pulsating stars of a particular type: the RR Lyrae, very old and chemically un-evolved. As these stars have been around

  • Maryam Nawaz denies UK visit linked to Panama Papers

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz today dismissed as “ridiculous” reports that her week-long UK visit was linked to Panama Papers leaks case, a major legal battle that could alter the premier and his family’s political future.

  • No rate cut is a big disappointment: Realty experts

    Mumbai: Expressing displeasure over the RBI decision to maintain status quo on key policy rates, especially after demonetisation, real estate industry experts said lowering the repo rate would have helped ease borrowing costs.

  • Promise

    Promise Day 2017: 7 promises to make your relationship bulletproof!

    It wouldn’t be wrong if we say that the Valentine’s Week has made us believe that ‘love is in the air’. With the day approaching begins the celebration of rose day, teddy day and chocolate day, among others. But ‘Promise Day’ plays a vital role unconditionally to make the relationship even stronger. We all know love comes with a huge baggage of responsibilities, commitments and promises. Making huge and empty promises will never make

  • UP elections: 10 key highlights of PM Modi’s Rally at Ghaziabad

    PM Modi addressed rally in Ghaziabad today, he slammed Akhilesh Yadav and Rahul Gandhi. PM Modi appealed people to wash out the corrupt government from the state and this election is not to elect MLA this election will change the future of Uttar Pradesh.The PM also personally promised that he would get things done for the welfare of Uttar Pradesh. Security was beefed up in Ghaziabad ahead of the rally. Notably, Congress

  • This is how Karan embarrassed Kapil Sharma on his show ‘Koffee with Karan’

    Karan Johar’s ‘Koffee with Karan’ couch is more famous for making celebrities extremely awkward and uncomfortable. And guess what, Karan Johar did the same with actor-comedian Kapil Sharma. Karan Johar put Kapil in a fix when he asked him about his habit of tweeting between 4 am to 5 am.

  • Manisha Koirala to play Nargis in Sanjay Dutt biopic

    For the past couple of months, Rajkumar Hirani has dedicated all his time and energy for his ambitious venture, the Sanjay Dutt biopic. From taking efforts to find an apt title for the film, the filmmaker is also scouting right actors to play the pivotal roles. While we already know that actor Paresh Rawal will be seen in the role of veteran actor Sunil Dutt, Sanjay Dutt’s father, the role of Sanjay’s mother and

  • Woman dumps husband of 21 years for backing Trump

    Los Angeles: A 73-year-old woman has separated from her husband of over 20 years after he voiced support for Donald Trump in the run-up to the US presidential polls.

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    This Bookstallation in Mumbai is a book lover’s oasis

    Though the life around us has become digitalized, the beauty of the printed pages never fails to charm us. And these printed pages have created their own personal world which allows bibliophiles to laze in. To get hands on experience of one such bookworm’s nook drop by the David Sassoon Library by these weekend.

  • RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.25 percent

    New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday announced keeping its key policy rate or the repo rate unchanged at 6.25 percent for the second time in a row with reverse repo rate, marginal standing facility rate and the bank rate unchanged respectively.