Free Press Journal
  • How to get rid of mosquitoes without pesticide use

    Toronto: Researchers have discovered a cheap and pesticide-free way to combat mosquito populations and to reduce the risk of mosquito-borne diseases. According to the study, controlling the mosquitoes at the larval stage may be the best strategy to reduce their population. The researchers showed that introducing hungry minnows — small freshwater fish — into bodies of water where mosquitoes breed, can dramatically decrease the number of adult mosquitoes, especially those capable of carrying the

  • Thane: 65-year-old man arrested for raping 8-year-old in Kalyan

    Thane: A 65-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl in a public toilet in Kolsewadi in Thane district’s Kalyan area, police said today. Police said that Kamundas Samarudas Manickpure raped the 8-year-old girl when she went to a public toilet in Kolsewadi locality in the afternoon yesterday.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: 5 of the most shocking upsets in World Cup history

    It was quite a shocking moment in FIFA World Cup 2018 yesterday when Mexico defeated defending champions Germany 1-0 in the Group F game at the Luzhniki Stadium in Russia. The result came as a jolt for many football fans who would have not imagined a loss like this for Germany in the opening game.

  • After Tollywood sex racket bust in US, actresses’ Sri Reddy and Anasuya reveals some shocking details; read to know

    Just a few days ago, the shocking Tollywood sex racket was busted in US, after which many Tollywood celebrities came out and spoke about the incident. The racket was busted in April, but the matter came in light after Homeland Security Investigations filed a 42-page criminal complaint against Telugu film producer Kishan Modugumudi and his wife.

  • I enjoy being in front of the camera: Manushi Chillar

    New Delhi, Every beauty pageant winner finds her next move to Bollywood, so will Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar, who is going to give away her Miss India title to her successor on Tuesday night and the Miss World crown later this year, do the same? She says though she has discovered her love for the camera of late, her Bollywood decision is something she would like to leave

  • Taliban rejects Afghanistan government’s proposal to extend ceasefire

    Afghanistan: After the three days of respite from the never ending conflict, Taliban leaders on Sunday rejected the Afghanistan government’s proposal to extend cease-fire. The Taliban said it was ordering all insurgent fighters to resume operations against “the foreign invaders and their internal supporters,” The Washington Post reported. Thousands of Taliban fighters continued entering into cities and towns to celebrate the three-day Eid holiday. They received warm welcome from the civilians.

  • Father’s Day 2018: Abhishek, Aishwarya’s adorable post featuring daughter Aaradhya will melt your heart

    The whole celebrated Father’s Day on Sunday and Abhishek Bachchan and wife Aishwarya Rai shared a special message on social media for their fathers as well as an adorable moment with daughter Aaradhya. Aishwarya, who lost her father last year, got nostalgic and shared an endearing family picture on Instagram with her dad’s frame. The photo had her mother Brinda and daughter Aaradhya with she holding a

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: FPJ’s Dream XI prediction for Sweden vs South Korea

    Sweden and South Korea have faced each other only thrice in international matches. In their first match back in 1996, Sweden won 2-0 while in 2005 both the matches ended in a draw. Within this group, there is also Germany and Mexico, which makes it one of the toughest group at the World Cup. Though Sweden has some great players, Son Heung-Min and team can give them a tough competition.

  • ICC ODI rankings: Australia slumps to lowest ranking in 34 years; England on top, India 2nd

    Melbourne: Australia slipped to a 34-year low, dropping to the sixth position on the ICC’s latest ODI rankings table after losing the opening two fixtures of the ongoing five-match rubber against England. The Kangaroos will need to win at least one of the three remaining games in the series to climb back above Pakistan to fifth.

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    IIFA 2018: Kartik Aaryan won’t be performing due to injury

    After the stupendous success of Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, Kartik Aaryan seems to be making news all over. The actor, who was set to put on a grand act on stage, has bowed out of his performance at IIFA 2018. It is due to his ligament injury that he suffered three months ago has resurfaced. It has been reported that the

  • Sanjay Dutt kick starts shooting for Abhishek Varman’s ‘Kalank’

    New Delhi: Bollywood’s ‘Khalnayak’, Sanjay Dutt started the shooting for his upcoming period drama, ‘Kalank’. Film Critic Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to confirm the news as he wrote, “Sanjay Dutt begins shooting for #Kalank today … Costars Madhuri Dixit Nene, Sonakshi Sinha, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and Aditya Roy Kapoor… Abhishek Varman directs… 19 April 2019 release.” The shooting for the film started earlier

  • India vs England: MS Dhoni trains alone at NCA away from public gaze, ahead of UK tour

    Bengaluru: The best in the business prepare quietly for tougher battles and Mahendra Singh Dhoni is no exception as he went through a rigorous net session at the National Cricket Academy (NCA), far from public gaze, ahead of England tour. Legends at the business end of their careers prepare and follow a customised blueprint to increase their longevity.

  • Anupam Kher helps people fight depression

    Mumbai: Actor Anupam Kher says depression is still considered to be a taboo, and he hopes to bring a change by doing his bit. The actor has released a video on YouTube encouraging people to overcome depression and not shy away from coming out in the open about the issue.

  • 108 migrants from Pakistan get Indian citizenship

    Jodhpur: A total of 108 migrants from Pakistan received Indian citizenship here in Rajasthan on Sunday. Jodhpur District collector Ravi Kumar Surpur distributed the citizenship certificates to the former Pakistanis. Most of these migrant-turned-Indian citizens were teary eyed when they got the certificates.