Free Press Journal
  • World’s first fluorescent frog found in Argentina

    Washington: Scientists have discovered the world’s first fluorescent frog in Argentina that sports a muted palette of greens, yellows and reds under normal light, but gives off a bright blue and green glow in the dark.

  • Your children hold the key to longevity

    London: Although parenthood may have its share of woes, it could also hold the key to long life, particularly in older age, when health and capacity may start to decline, finds a new study. The findings suggested that the risks of death were lower among those who had had at least one child than they were among those who were childless – and more so among men than among women – and

  • After Mayawati, Kejriwal says ‘no’ to EVMs in Delhi MCD polls

    New Delhi: Taking a cue from BSP supremo Mayawati, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has expressed reservations about electronic voting machines and sought the use of ballot papers in the upcoming civic body polls in the national capital.

  • Filter fencing: Educate kids rather than refining internet

    Washington: In the age of digitisation, do you also think that open internet is unsafe for your child? Have you too applied filters to prevent them from accessing any unwanted content? If yes, then don’t do so, as a study suggests that such filters will not safeguard your teenager from viewing such things, instead educate and support them to view online material responsibly.

  • Rare joint-replacement surgery enables man walk after decade

    New Delhi: In the world’s second such case, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here has given a new lease of life to a 20-year-old man by performing a rare quadruple joint replacement surgery that enabled him to sit and walk after more than a decade.

  • Happy that I’ll celebrate birthday with Phogat family: Aamir Khan

    Mumbai: Superstar Aamir Khan, who turned 52 today, has invited the Phogat family to participate in the birthday celebrations. Aamir’s blockbuster “Dangal” that opened in December last year was based on the life of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and the journey of his daughters Geeta and Babita Phogat.

  • Sonakshi Sinha to perform at Justin Bieber’s purpose tour in Mumbai, India

    Few months ago we confirmed that Pop sensation Justin Bieber is going to be in the city for his Purpose World Tour and now we have brought exciting news related to the concert. Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha will perform an opening act at the highly anticipated Purpose World Tour which will be held at the Navi Mumbai’s DY Patil Stadium on 10 May.

  • No sitting BJP councillor to get ticket: Manoj Tiwari

    New Delhi: No sitting BJP councillor will be given a ticket for the upcoming Delhi civic bodies elections, the party’s Delhi unit chief Manoj Tiwari said here on Tuesday. Tiwari said that the decision was taken after due consideration, and ruled out the possibility of any disaffection among the sitting councillors over the move.

  • IAF airlifts 530 stranded passengers to Kashmir

    Udhampur (Jammu): IAF today carried out sorties of over 500 passengers who were stranded in Jammu following closure of the Jammu-Srinagar national highway due to heavy rains and snowfall, to Kashmir Valley. About 830 passengers, who were stranded at Jammu bus stand, were ferried to IAF station here in 17 SRTC buses today. Among them 530 passengers were airlifted in two sorties of IL-76 Plane to Srinagar, IAF officials said.

  • Muslim couple sues US airlines after being kicked off flight

    Washington: A Muslim couple has sued US’ United Airlines for forcing them off a flight last year after they sought help with a child booster seat, alleging that they were discriminated against based on faith. Mohamad and Eaman Shebley, of northern Chicago suburbs, alleged that they were preparing to take off on a flight from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport to Washington D.C. when they were suddenly kicked off. The Shebleys filed the

  • Begum Jaan trailer: Intense and powerful performance by Vidya Balan

    Vidya Balan is all set for a power pack performance in ‘Begum Jaan’, makers of the film has released a trailer in which we can see Vidya in intense role. The period drama movie narrates the story of a brothel that comes in between the Indian- Pakistan border. Vidya plays the madam of the brothel and along with her girls; she fights the system but refuses to vacate the house. While all

  • Family of Trump son-in-law in $4 billion deal with Chinese company

    Washington: A company owned by the family of President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is set to receive more than USD 400 million from a Chinese firm that is investing in its Manhattan office tower, Bloomberg has reported.

  • No flirting, puking, cosying up in cabs, says Uber’s new ‘moral code’

    Taking in consideration the rising complaints against drivers and commuters, Uber India has issued a set of guidelines. According to the new ‘moral code’, being over-friendly to cab drivers or getting cosy in the cab with your co-passengers will lead break-up from the Uber platform.