Free Press Journal
  • Police officer, another, shot at outside Westminster

    London: Two men, including a police officer, were shot at outside Westminster on Wednesday, leading to the lower house of parliament suspending its proceedings, the media reported. The House of Commons Speaker said that the shutdown will continue till further notice, the Independent reported.

  • PM never named ISI in Kanpur blast case: Rajnath Singh

    New Delhi: The Kanpur train tragedy is being probed by NIA and the investigation is not complete yet, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today and insisted that Prime Minister had never blamed Pakistan’s ISI for the incident. “The entire Kanpur train incident is being probed by the NIA and the investigation is not yet complete,” he said.

  • Shooting incident outside British Parliament: BBC

    London: A shooting incident was reported today outside the British Parliament that resulted in some injuries, a media report said. Shots were reported to have been fired close to the Houses of Parliament, the BBC reported.

  • Fake BBC news claims that Congress is the 4th most corrupt political party in world

    Fake news spread like fire and the world is suffering from it ,without any source without any information fake news is published and people start believing on it .In one such incident where Congress party was declared as the 4th  most corrupt political party in world and the news spread like wild fire. A news portal BBC News Point spread this news on their website portraying them self as original BBC and

  • HC to ACB: Why aren’t you lodging FIR in ‘scam’

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked the state Anti-Corruption Bureau as to why it was dithering in lodging an FIR in an alleged scam involving the bidding for building a highway toll collection centre in Navi Mumbai.

  • Disney’s Zootopia lands in lawsuit trouble

    Disney is facing a lawsuit alleging that Oscar-winning animation film “Zootopia” was copied from the work of author Gary L Goldman. Goldman’s credits include writing “Total Recall” and “Next” and producing “Minority Report”.

  • Jamie Lee Curtis takes on selfie craze in new picture book

    Jamie Lee Curtis is coming up with a picture book for children in wake of the selfie culture prevalent today, titled “Me, Myselfie and I: A Cautionary Tale”. The 58-year-old actress’ book will be published by Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, reported Entertainment Weekly.

  • Lindsay Lohan to make a comeback with social media reality series

    Lindsay Lohan is plotting her return to Hollywood with a social media reality series. Titled “The Anti-Social Network,” the prank-based show is along the lines of Ashton Kutcher’s “Punk’d”, reported Entertainment Weekly. The “Mean Girls” star will be seen taking charge of the social media lives of the contestants for 24 hours and challenging them to do embarrassing acts to win prizes. In February, Lohan, 30, posted an open plea to Disney

  • Vidya was destined to do Begum Jaan, says Srijit Mukherji

    Director Srijit Mukherji says actress Vidya Balan initially declined to be a part of “Rajkahini” but he decided to approach her again for the Hindi remake, “Begum Jaan”. The actress instantly said yes for the Hindi remake and Srijit believes Vidya was destined to be a part of the project.

  • Don’t know if I am in Student of the Year 2 or not: Disha Patani

    Actress Disha Patani says she is not sure about her casting in Karan Johar’s next home production “Student of the Year” 2. Karan has announced his next production venture will be a sequel to his 2012 blockbuster “Student Of The Year”, which will be directed by Punit Malhotra.

  • Peers, as compared to teachers, inspire us to learn better

    Washington: Are you one of those who were asked to clear your academic doubts from teachers, rather than your peers? Well, you might want to give a thought about that now. According to a new study, students perform much better academically when the answer is provided by their peers rather than their teachers.

  • Older the new mothers, better they are

    Washington: Women, who experience motherhood later in life, are more compassionate mothers than their younger counterparts, according to a recent study. The result should be seen in conjunction with the widespread recommendation not to have children too late. This recommendation is based on knowledge about e.g. declining fertility and the health risks during pregnancy and while giving birth which are associated with advanced maternal age.

  • New bio spray may mend broken heart

    Washington: Scientists have developed a novel spray made from biomaterials that may help the heart heal without the need of sutures or glue. Researchers from University of North Carolina in the US have demonstrated the effectiveness of a minimally invasive method to form a regenerative cardiac patch that promotes repair of damaged cardiac tissue in a mouse model of a heart attack.

  • ‘Tree-on-a chip’ may power up robots

    Scientists have designed a new microfluidic device which mimics the pumping mechanism of trees, and could be used to power complex movements in small robots

  • 430 mn old shrimp named after Sir David Attenborough

    London: A 430-million-year-old fossil of a shrimp ancestor has been named by scientists in honour of famed British naturalist Sir David Attenborough. Researchers led by University of Leicester in the UK discovered the “exceptionally well preserved” fossil complete with the soft-parts of the animal, such as legs, eyes and very delicate antennae.

  • Water crisis will hit 600 mn kids by 2040

    United Nations: Nearly 600 million children, one in four worldwide, will live in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040, according to a UN report. The report was released by the UN International Children’s Emergency Fund (Unicef), Efe news reported.

  • Maharashtra doctors strike: AIIMS doctors now threaten to go on strike

    New Delhi: Expressing solidarity with the resident doctors in Maharashtra post the Bombay High Court’s ruling, the doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) today said that they would go on strike or mass leave if the grievances of the former are not addressed.