Free Press Journal
  • Most religious people find reproductive techs ‘immoral’

    Washington: When asked about the use of RGTs to prevent disease, 23 percent of evangelicals said this technology was morally wrong, compared with 9 percent of Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists, Sikhs and Jains and 8 percent of Jews.

  • ‘Diet’ foods can make you fat

    New York: ‘Diet’ foods – high in sugar but low in fat – may contribute to unwanted weight gain and a host of other problems such as liver damage and brain inflammation, a new study warns.

  • Avoiding salt may not lower your blood pressure

    New York: Contrary to popular belief, consuming less sodium may not lead to lower blood pressure in the long term, show results of a new study that followed more than 2,600 men and women for 16 years.

  • Diamonds give a peek into your personality

    New Delhi: Oval, pear or heart – diamond shapes are many and so are the personalities of the ones who wear them. Diamonds can give a peek into your personality, say experts. Jewellery designers Anushka Jain and Pooja Juneja share a list of diamond shapes and personalities of the wearer:

  • Google’s Owl to the rescue!

    San Francisco: To tackle fake news and hate speech and control Search results that show false, offensive or outrageous information about certain topics, Google has announced some major changes in its Search feature.

  • Google Maps to ‘find’ your parked car

    New York: Google Maps has introduced a new feature that will help you remember where you parked your car in case you forgot.

  • Hindu Sena chief Dhananjay Desai approaches HC, seeks bail

    Mumbai: Hindu Rashtra Sena (HRS) chief Dhananjay Desai, the prime accused in the murder case of a Muslim youth in Pune, has once again approached the Bombay High Court seeking bail. This is for the second time that Desai has knocked the HC’s doors.

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    Pragya Sadhvi gets bail from Bombay HC

    Mumbai: After spending more than eight years in prison, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, the prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast case, will finally walk out of the judicial hospital. This comes after the Bombay High Court decision to grant her bail on Tuesday. The HC has also imposed certain restrictions on Sadhvi including that she will have to remain present during the case hearing in special court.

  • Narendra Modi, Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe discuss bilateral issues

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday discussed a range of bilateral issues and matters of mutual concern with visiting Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe here. Following the talks, an agreement on cooperation in economic projects between India and Sri Lanka was signed.

  • Priyanka Chopra promote ‘Baywatch’ in India

    Mumbai: Bollywood’s most successful import to date, Priyanka Chopra is back in Mumbai and she is making the most of it. Walking in a white wrap-around, Priyanka floored everyone in the room with her smile.

  • Malegaon blast case: No bail to Purohit, High Court considers ‘grave and serious charges’

    Mumbai: For the third time, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday dismissed the bail application moved by Lieutenant Colonel (Lt. Col.) Prasad Purohit, the prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case. The HC held that it cannot ignore the ‘grave and serious’ charges against Purohit and that there is more than sufficient ‘prima facie’ material against him.

  • Things to do in Mumbai today

    Avial – Thursday Live!
    It’s time for Indie Rock and Folk Music with Avial bringing some amazing mash-up of poetry and music. Avial’s music has come a long way, which is popular not only in India but around the globe. With elements of Indie Rock and Folk Music, his music has over the years has an increasing fan following. The line-up includes Rex Vijayan on guitars and synth, Mithun Puthanveetil on drums, Tony John on

  • Look ahead and move on: Sonu Nigam on azaan debate

    Mumbai: Bollywood playback singer Sonu Nigam, who kicked up a controversy by criticising religious sermons aired on loudspeakers, said the time had come to bury  the matter and move on.

  • I began hating work while on sabbatical, says Suniel Shetty

    Panaji: Actor Suniel Shetty, who has been away from the limelight for over three years now, says his preoccupation with attending to his ailing father Veerappa Shetty made him take a sabbatical from showbiz.

  • England rising star Ansari in shock retirement

    London: Surrey all-rounder Zafar Ansari unexpectedly announced his retirement from cricket at the age of 25 today, just six months after making his England debut. Ansari, who had been with Surrey since the age of eight, said he wanted to pursue other opportunities and was contemplating a career in law.

  • Pre-orders for Samsung S8, S8+ reach 80,000 units in India

    New Delhi: Coming as a sigh of relief for Samsung after the Note 7 fiasco last year, pre-orders for its new flagship Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices have reached 80,000 units within a week of the launch in India.