Free Press Journal
  • Woman gagged at PM’s women’s day event in Gujarat

    Gandhinagar: A young woman from Uttar Pradesh was gagged and whisked away by police when she raised slogans near the podium where Prime Minister Narendra Modi was addressing a gathering of women panchayat members on International Women’s Day here on Wednesday.

  • ACB to probe land-scam charges against former Maharashtra BJP Minister

    Mumbai: In a major embarrassment for the ruling BJP, the Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau on Wednesday told the Bombay High Court that it will probe charges pertaining to a Pune land deal against its senior leader and former minister Eknath Khadse and his family.

  • Five injured in bomb blast in imphal city

    Imphal: Five people, including two women, were injured in a bomb explosion this evening in the heart of the Imphal city, hours after the final phase of the Assembly poll in Manipur concluded. The police said that the two women among the five injured in the blast, which took place in the Kasturi Thong area in Imphal, were admitted to the Regional Institute of Medical Science, a government hospital.

  • Kansas Gov writes to Modi; regrets violence against Indians

    Washington: Kansas Governor San Brownback has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing “profound regret” at the terrible act of violence against the Indian nationals last month and said that acts of hate and intolerance have no place in his state.

  • Inexcusable that women don’t feel secure in India: President

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said it is inexcusable that women in India do not feel as secure and safe as they should. In his address at the presentation of the Nari Shakti Puruskar for the year 2016 at Rashtrapati Bhavan, he said the government is concerned about the rising rate of violent crimes against women.

  • My dreams keep me alive: Elena Fernandes

    Supermodel-actress Elena Fernandes has it all: Beauty, talent and passion, but she knows that cinema needs a lot of hard work

  • Mandy Moore to star in ‘Darkest Minds’

    Singer-actress Mandy Moore has joined actor Amandla Stenberg to star in the upcoming dystopian thriller film “Darkest Minds”, which will be directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson. The movie is a film adaptation of “The Darkest Minds” by Alexandra Bracken in which a pandemic kills most of the children and teenagers in US. When some of the survivors develop superpowers, they are imprisoned. Stenberg, who starred in “The Hunger Games”, will play the

  • High-Status Friends Affect Your Weight

    New Delhi: Gender plays a significant role in the relationship between a person”s weight and the socioeconomic status of the people in their lives, research suggests.

  • Yellow taxis may be less prone to accidents: study

    Singapore: Yellow taxis are significantly less accident prone than their blue counterparts, according to a new study which suggests that the right choice of colour for public transport vehicles could save many lives.

  • New frog species named after David Attenborough

    Washington: A new frog species, which measures just about two centimetres and was discovered in the Peruvian Andes, has been named after the famous British broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough.

  • Manipur Elections 2017: Over 83% people vote, polling peaceful

    Imphal: Colourfully decked-up men and women came out in huge numbers to mark their democratic choice, as over 83 per cent votes were cast amidst tight security in the second and final phase of the Manipur Assembly polls on Wednesday.

  • New low-cost ‘nanodote’ can neutralise snake venom

    Los Angeles: Scientists have developed a ‘nanodote’ – a low-cost, molecular gel to counter deadly snake bites more effectively than existing anti-venoms, an advance that may save thousands of lives in rural parts of India.

  • Mars trip may up leukaemia risk in astronauts: study

    Washington: Radiation encountered in deep space travel may increase the risk of leukaemia in humans, say scientists who are studying how a three-year space flight to Mars may affect astronauts.