Free Press Journal
  • Halle Berry: Down the guilt trip

    Halle Berry has been divorced three times and the actress says she often feels responsible for her failed marriages. The “Extant” star said she has “suffered a lot of pain and anguish” as a result of her splits from Olivier Martinez, Eric Benet and David Justice, reported Female First.

  • Social media behind lack of creativity and knowledge

    Dubai: Social media addiction is costing the world time, creativity and knowledge, Robin Sharma, a renowned Canadian-Indian author and leadership expert, has warned. “People are addicted to entertainment (and) their devices. People don’t practice or learn anymore; the victim loves entertainment, the leader loves education,” said Sharma, an author and leadership speaker.

  • Freida Pinto breaking stereotypes…

    Actress Freida Pinto says ‘there are too many stereotypes around female directors which we need to debunk’

  • Would rather be in Opposition than support BJP: Mayawati

    Kanpur: BSP chief Mayawati today said that she would rather be in the Opposition than form an alliance with BJP to form the government in UP, and accused the latter of spreading rumours of a coalition with her party.

  • Thubber’ could create soft and stretchable electronics

    Washington: In a breakthrough for creating soft, stretchable machines and electronics, scientists have developed a novel rubber material with high thermal conductivity and elasticity. The material, nicknamed ‘thubber’, is an electrically insulating composite that exhibits an unprecedented combination of metal-like thermal conductivity, elasticity similar to soft, biological tissue, and can stretch over six times its initial length.

  • Soft sea sponges ruled the world 445 million years ago

    Beijing: Sponges may be simple creatures, but they ruled the world some 445 million years ago after the second-largest mass extinction in Earth’s history, according to a new study of a fossil treasure-trove in China.

  • Pak court allows private channels to show Indian films

    Lahore: A ban on telecast of Indian shows by private television channels has been lifted by a Pakistani court, five months after the country’s regulatory authority had barred cable networks from showing the same.

  • Keanu Reeves has ‘Matrix’ on his mind

    Actor Keanu Reeves has said he would be interested in making another film in the “Matrix” series. The 52-year-old actor has revealed he would love to reprise the role of hacker Neo, but admitted he did not know what the directors, Lana and Lilly Wachowski thought about it, reported FemaleFirst.

  • Jyotsna Chandola’s cool outing!

    Actress Jyotsna Chandola, who plays Khushi in Sasural Simar Ka, is back in town after holidaying in the mountains along with her husband Nitesh Singh. Part of their long trip was a visit to places like Solang valley, Raison one village where everything was made of wood, Hirimba temple, Buddhist place and many more.

  • Sania Mirza unlikely to appear before Service Tax Department on 16 Feb

    Hyderabad: Ace Tennis star Sania Mirza who has been issued summons by the Commissioner of Service Tax here, in connection with an investigation against alleged non-payment/evasion of Service Tax, may not appear before the competent authority in person as she is travelling.

  • A faulty gene is the cause of dwarfism

    London: A specific gene that plays a crucial role in ensuring DNA is copied correctly when cells divide and grow can cause growth defects associated with a rare type of dwarfism, says a study. “This research sheds new light on the mechanisms underlying DNA replication, and the effect on human health when this process goes wrong,” said Grant Stewart from University of Birmingham in Britain.

  • What links athletes and drug addiction

    New Delhi: In a latest development, a study has revealed that work-hard, play-hard culture may put elite athletes at higher risk of substance abuse. After all, sport and physical activity go hand in hand with good mental health—or so conventional wisdom would suggest.

  • Eat less to stay young

    Washington: Consuming fewer calories may help slow down ageing and promote a long, healthy life, according to a new study that delves beyond the skin to unlock the secrets to ever-lasting youth. There’s a multi-billion-dollar industry devoted to products that fight signs of ageing, but moisturisers only go skin deep.