Free Press Journal
  • Dogs have kids-like social skills

    New York: Dogs and two-year-old children show similar patterns in social intelligence, much more than one of our closest relatives – chimpanzees, says a study. The researchers looked at how two-year-olds, dogs and chimpanzees performed on comparable tests designed to measure various types of cognition.

  • Moving to Moon: SpaceX will send tourists in 2018

    Washington: Two space tourists will be on a week-long trip around the moon in 2018 on a Dragon spaceship as part of an initiative by US Company SpaceX, a media report said. The Elon Musk-led space exploration startup said that the tourists’ names, who came to the company expressing their interest, would be revealed once they pass the physical and medical examinations necessary for such trip.

  • ‘Electric’ rose that can store energy

    London: In a breakthrough, scientists have turned a rose into a super capacitor that may lead to systems harvesting energy from ‘electronic plants’ to power sensors. Researchers showed that they had caused roses to absorb a conducting polymer solution. Conducting hydrogel formed in the rose’s stem in the form of wires.

  • Earth’s outer crust just had a single solid shell

    New York: Shortly after the Earth formed and began to cool, the planet’s first outer layer was a single, solid but deformable shell which later began to fold and crack more widely, giving rise to modern plate tectonics, suggests new research.

  • Star wars like planetary system discovered

    London: Scientists have for the first time found evidence of a Tatooine-like rocky planetary system – Luke Skywalker’s home world in the Star Wars series – about 1,000 light-years away. The system called SDSS 1557 consists of the remains of shattered asteroids orbiting a double sun consisting of a white dwarf and a brown dwarf, researchers said.

  • UP Election 2017: UP won’t fall into trap of ‘Bharatiya Jumla Party’: Mayawati

    Mau: Cornering the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the promises made to the nation, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Tuesday said that the people of Uttar Pradesh would not be deceived by the saffron party’s tactics as they very well know it is ‘Bharatiya Jumla Party’.

  • Hit and run case against Salman Khan Co-star Bhagyashree now claims driver was culprit

    Salman khan is under the surveillance of his hit and run case and for that he was in news for many times, but now his ‘Maine Pyaar Kiya’ co-star Bhagyashree is booked for hit and run case, according to Mid-Day a complaint by Santacruz resident Mohammed Nausif Shaikh (30) who claims how around 3 pm on November 2, 2016, a speeding white Skoda jumped the red light and rammed into Shaikh, knocking

  • Ties with US at lowest since Cold War, says Russia

    Moscow: Relations between Moscow and Washington are at their lowest point since the end of Cold War, but there is hope in US President Donald Trump, a top Russian official said on Tuesday.

  • Manipur Election 2017: Rahul Gandhi corners PM Modi over Naga Peace Accord

    Imphal: Launching a frontal attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday alleged that the former did not even discuss about the Naga Peace Accord with Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh.

  • Sarkar 3 first look: This Amitabh Bachchan starrer is Angrier than ever

    After a long wait, Sarkar aka Amitabh Bachchan is returning! The official poster of ‘Sarkar 3’ starring Big B, Yami Gautam, Jackie Shroff, Amit Sadh and Manoj Bajpayee just got released and it is indeed intense and intriguing. True to its tagline, ‘Angrier than ever’ the poster features the angry faces of the lead actors, Amitabh bachchan, Yami Gautam, Manoj Bajpayee, Jackie Shroff and Amit Sadh in angry and intense look.

  • Maharashtra class XII Board exam begins

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra State Education Board’s class XII examination began today with over 15 lakh students writing their first paper. A total of 15,05,365 students appeared for the examination, of whom 3,40,000 are from Mumbai.

  • Ramjas row: Delhi Police registered an FIR on rape threats to DU student

    New Delhi: A day after Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal wrote to Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik over rape threats to Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur, the police on Tuesday registered an FIR against unidentified persons.

  • I’m a huge fan of Salman Khan: Gurmeet Choudhary

    Mumbai: Actor Gurmeet Choudhary, who will next be seen in “Laali Ki Shaadi Mein Laddoo Deewana”, says he is a huge fan of superstar Salman Khan since childhood.

  • Eleven Afghan police killed in ‘insider attack’

    Kandahar: An Afghan policeman linked to the Taliban shot dead 11 of his colleagues at a checkpoint in the southern province of Helmand, officials said today, in the latest so-called “insider attack”.The incident occurred yesterday while the policemen were sleeping in their barracks in the provincial capital Lashkar Gah, as the Taliban escalate a deadly winter campaign of violence. Bloodied corpses of the policemen were strewn around the checkpoint, many of them