Free Press Journal
  • Bedlam in UP Assembly, paper missiles thrown at Governor

    Lucknow: The first sitting of the 17th Uttar Pradesh Assembly witnessed unruly scenes and pandemonium on Monday with the opposition disrupting proceedings and throwing paper missiles at Governor Ram Naik.  The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) later lashed out at the opposition for its “unruly behaviour”, saying they were doing it out of frustration for having lost the state elections.

  • How different is Jalyukt Shivar from irrigation scams: Uddhav

    Mumbai: As a cabinet minister from his party has alleged corruption in the Jalyukt Shivar Yojna, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today asked how is it different from irrigation scams during the previous Congress-NCP regime. Jalyukt Shivar (farm-level water conservation) is the flagship scheme of Devendra Fadnavis-led Maharashtra government.

  • Putin blames US for global cyber attack

    Beijing: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday blamed the US for the global cyber attack that hit 150 countries since Friday and has crippled computer systems around the world.

  • Pakistan says Vienna Convention doesn’t apply to spies

    The Hague: Pakistan on Monday rejected India’s attempts to invoke the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to save the life of alleged spy Kulbushan Jadhav, saying provisions of the Vienna Convention did not apply on spies, terrorists and those who indulge in espionage.

  • Avika Manish ‘friendly’ time-out

    Popular actors Manish Raisinghan and Avika Gor, who play husband and wife in Sasural Simar Ka are currently on a workation. The rumoured couple is currently shooting for a film for the Switzerland tourism board.

  • Prince Narula talks about his new show Badho Bahu

    Actor Prince Narula who made his entry into the industry through reality shows has now settled for the world of fictional TV. The actor is seen on the show Badho Bahu and is happy with appreciation he is receiving.

  • Harry believes in friendship

    Singer Harry Styles, who has been romantically linked to celebrities like Taylor Swift and Kendall Jenner, says he never felt like putting a label on his sexuality.

  • The Big Bang Theory star Sheldon is married

    “The Big Bang Theory” star Jim Parsons has married his partner of 14 years Todd Spiewak. Parsons got married to Spiewak on Saturday night at the Rainbow Room.  Parsons’s representative confirmed that the nuptials happened on May 13. Last year, the pair celebrated 14 years together and Parsons posted on Instagram: “I met this guy…14 years ago today and it was the best thing that ever happened to me, no contest”

  • Actor Javier Barden finds it easier to connect to villainous roles.

    He makes bad look really good in films. Javier Bardem, the Oscar-winning Spanish superstar, says given his limitations with the English language, he finds it easier to portray villainous roles in Hollywood as they are ‘more connected to the impulse’.

  • Rajinikanth leaves it to the gods

    Superstar Rajinikanth on Monday kept his fans guessing on his entry into politics saying if it is God’s will, he will step into the arena. He also said if he enters politics, he will be truthful and will not entertain people who want to make money.

  • Alia wishes mommy luck for her a new TV show

    Soni Razdan is making a comeback on TV with a new show.Alia Bhatt says she is happy to see her mother veteran actress Soni Razdan return to acting with television show “Love Ka Hai Intezaar”. The 24-year-old star took to twitter to wish luck to the team. “Wohoo finally! Alls the best team #LoveKaHaiIntezaar and @sidpmalhotra! So glad to have my mommy back on TV 2:30 guys don’t forget!” Alia wrote.

  • India’s plea on Jadhav ‘unnecessary’: Pakistan

    The Hague: India’s application on its national Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death sentence was “unnecessary and misconceived”, Pakistan told the International Court of Justice (ICJ) today. Pakistan, which began its submission in response to India’s presentation earlier in the day, said India was using the court as the “scene of political theatre”.

  • Helping hand: Detective AI to the rescue for British cops

    London: Move over, Sherlock Holmes Scientists have developed a new artificial intelligence system that can help solve crimes by taking over the laborious task of analysing clues and finding links that human investigators might have missed.

  • Crab shell spray may help prevent malaria

    A spray made from crab shells and silver nanoparticles may curb the spread of malaria-carrying mosquitoes, say scientists who tested the environment friendly solution successfully in India. The solution was sprayed over six water reservoirs, researchers found that even in small concentrates it killed mosquito larvae and pupa quite effectively.

  • Do you have good sense of smell? You better have!

    That smell testing gives a valuable window into the health of the brain as it ages – just as the back of the eye does to a skilled doctor

  • Married men likelier to survive surgery

    Washington: A team of researchers has discovered that married men are more likely to survive surgery. The study of more than 11,500 adults who had undergone non-heart surgery was carried out. Overall, 7.6 percent of those patients died within two years of having their operation.

  • Why hot weather is harmful for pregnant women?

    Toronto: Pregnant women should not expose themselves to temperatures averaging 24 degrees Celsius or above, as they would run the risk of developing gestational diabetes, researchers said.