Free Press Journal
  • Income Tax officer booked for demanding Rs 65 lakh bribe

    Ahmedabad: The anti-corruption bureau (ACB) has lodged a case against an Income Tax officer and arrested a chartered accountant, who was acting as a middleman, for allegedly accepting Rs 8 lakh bribe from a petrol pump owner. A class-II IT officer in Dahod, Dinesh Meena allegedly demanded Rs 65 lakh from Mahesh Mori, a resident of Limdi in Jalod taluka of Dahod district, who runs a petrol pump there, following a search

  • Upen Patel tweets for Karishma Tanna are really harsh

    It is not all well between Upen Patel and Karishma Tanna, Upen Patel is looking heartbroken with his tweets which he is posting on his Twitter account. We can see the pain Upain is suffering from through his tweets. All rumours of separation came to an end after Upen and Karishma were seen together in a restaurant at Bandra few days ago.

  • Pope begs forgiveness for church’s role in Rwanda genocide

    Vatican City: Pope Francis on Monday begged forgiveness for the church’s failures during the 1994 Rwandan Genocide in which close to one million ethnic Tustis were killed. The papal statement followed Francis’ meeting with Rwandan President Paul Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame at the Vatican, reported Efe news. The Pope acknowledged that several members of the Catholic Church in that country “succumbed to hatred and violence, betraying their own evangelical mission”.

  • BJP urges EC to direct removal of words ‘Aam Aadmi’ from Delhi govt schemes

    New Delhi: Ahead of MCD polls, a Delhi BJP delegation today met State Election Commissioner SK Srivastava and sought his direction to remove the words “Aam Aadmi” from the names of the AAP government-run schemes, including mohalla clinics. Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta, who led the delegation, said the model code of conduct has come into force in all areas under the three civic bodies and the ruling Aam Aadmi Party should

  • Why would I leave TV after giving 16 years to it: Sakshi Tanwar

    She has delivered powerful performances in shows like “Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii” and “Bade Achhe Lagte Hain”, and after bagging the role of Aamir Khan’s wife in “Dangal”, many believed it could mark her shift from the small to the big screen.

  • ‘Terminator’ franchise comes to an end

    The “Terminator” franchise will no more expand and no further movies will be reportedly made. Executives from Paramount studios have decided not to make another film, which starred actor Arnold Schwarzenegger in the titular role, reported New York Daily News. “It is over for ‘The Terminator’ and Arnold. The studio has taken the sequel off the production slate completely, meaning there is no preproduction or any plans for another sequel. The talent

  • Zayn Malik has no anxiety problems now

    Singer Zayn Malik says he now has no problem with anxiety and was mainly dealing with it when he was in One Direction. Although the 24-year-old singer had to cancel some solo performances due to his anxiety last year, he now insists that it was only an issue when he was in One Direction and he has it under control, reported New York Daily News. “I now have no problem with anxiety.

  • Scarlett Johansson’s tryst with therapy

    Scarlett Johansson says she agreed to do the film “The Ghost in the Shell” only after she consulted her therapist. The 32-year-old actress, who recently got divorced from second husband Romain Dauriac and has a two-year-old daughter, Rose, wanted to undergo therapy before she took up the role in the Rupert Sanders film, reported Event magazine.

  • Akshara Hassan loved watching her parents onscreen together

    Actress Akshara Hassan says she gets excited every time she watches the on-screen romance of her parents Kamal Hassan and Sarika in their first outing “Raaj Tilak.” “I liked my mom in ‘Parzania’ and my dad in ‘Nayakan’ and ‘Chachi 420’. And I liked both of them together in ‘Raaj Tilak’. It was a high point for me to see how my parents fell in love. That’s when their relationship started. I

  • Good news for cheese lovers!

     People who eat dairy products may have slimmer bodies with low cholesterol levels

  • ESA’s Jupiter mission set to launch in 2022

    London: ESA is scheduled to launch its Jupiter exploring spacecraft in 2022 on a mission to examine the giant planet’s turbulent atmosphere, enormous magnetosphere, its set of tenuous dark rings and satellites.

  • Have you seen a park spread over two islands in Hong Kong?

    Hong Kong: You want to feel spoilt for choices of sumptuous street food, shopping options and roller-coaster rides? This oceanarium, a park near the disputed South China Sea in Hong Kong, may just be the right place to visit.

  • Digital chaos making smartphone vulnerable

    Moscow: Increased digital clutter, owing to an explosion in the usage of apps, is leaving smartphones vulnerable to security threats, a new survey said. Conducted by a cyber security firm across 17 countries, it showed that users typically install 12 Android apps every month but delete only 10, in effect adding two apps to their device on a monthly basis.

  • Carb rich brunch may impact prediabetic men

    London: Middle-aged men with high body mass index (BMI) and prediabetes condition cannot process carbohydrate-rich foods in the evening, as it may have a negative effect on their blood glucose regulation, a study has showed.

  • Diet, exercise can inverse your chronic diabetes

    Washington: Good news! Healthy diet, exercise and an intensive medical treatment for two to four months can reverse the condition of Type-2 diabetes by up to 40 percent, suggests a study. The study appeared in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

  • Keep prescribed opioids out of your child’s reach

    Washington: Dear adults, opioids prescribed cautiously for chronic pain should be stored up, away and out of sight of kids of all ages, in a locked cabinet is best, as a study finds most of the exposures occurred among children younger than five years were 60 percent and teenagers was 30 percent.

  • Your cup of hot chocolate may be salty as seawater

    London: Craving hot chocolate? Think again! A cup of hot chocolate may contain the same level of salt as that of seawater, a new UK study has warned. Researchers, including those from Queen Mary University of London in the UK, analysed about 28 food items including hot chocolate, chips, burgers and French dressing.