Free Press Journal
  • ATP Tour Finals: Federer to face Zverev, Nadal drawn against Grigor Dimitrov

    Johannesburg: Nineteen-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer and young gun Alexander Zverev of Germany have been drawn to face each other in the group stage of the next week’s ATP Tour Finals in London. The Swiss tennis maestro has been named in the Boris Becker group, alongside world number three Zverev, Croatian player Marin Cilic…

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  • ‘I am all set for motherhood’, says Kalki Koechlin

    ‘A child makes you a better person, if you don’t end up killing it in the first few months’, Kalki Koechlin speaks to Shubarna Mukerji Shu about mothers, miseries and movies She is one of the most loved actresses in B-town despite not having had a free-run in the mainstream segment. While Kalki Koechlin already…

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  • Akshay Kumar at 50: The undisputed Khiladi of box office

    It’s hard to believe that Akshay Kumar is 50 now. With almost three decades of his life dedicated to cinema, this man with the golden touch has created wonders at the ticket counters and silver screens. Shubarna Mukerji Shu revisits his journey Even as I write this, I remember Akshay Kumar say, “I am blessed…

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  • ‘I am ambitious about life!’, says Kunal Kapoor

    As Raag Desh hits the marquee, Kunal Kapoor speaks with Shubarna Mukerji Shu about the movie and more There are very few actors who have achieved the kind of credibility Kunal Kapoor comes with, though he hasn’t been one of the biggest stars, yet his movies are always anticipated eagerly. From Rang De Basanti to…

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  • The significance of Chakra Meditation

    The chakra dhyana technique—chakra meditation, helps align your chakras, clearing the way for the kundalini shakti to rise through them and meet Shiva. Every time you do the dhyana, the kundalini shakti rises a bit. Balancing the chakras brings about a profound change in a person. When you change, your world will change too because the external world is a mere manifestation of…

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  • Yogi drawing similarity between Surya Namaskar, Namaz is appreciable, says Muslim clerics

    New Delhi/Lucknow: Supporting Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s statement on Surya Namaskar being similar as Namaz, Jamaat-E-Hind president Maulana Suhaib Qasmi on Thursday said every religion guides towards preaching peace and this statement will help the nation unite. “Yogi Adityanath’s statement is appreciable which will unite the nation. Every religion guides us to follow…

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  • International Women’s Day 2017: PM Modi salutes indomitable spirit, dedication of women power

    New Delhi: On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday saluted the indomitable spirit, determination and dedication of women power. “Saluting the indomitable spirit, determination & dedication of Nari Shakti on International Women’s Day. GoI’s various initiatives seek to facilitate economic empowerment, self-reliance & social equality as far as Nari…

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  • Swachhata sentinels: These women keep a watch on littering in Bhopal

    Members of the all-women squad say entire locality is their home BHOPAL: Generally kitty parties are limited to fun activities for the participating women but there are a few who use them as platforms to do something productive and useful for society. A group of around 10 women of B Sector in Piplani, BHEL falls…

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  • The meteoric rise of Chinnamma

    Fissures and rumblings within the ruling AIADMK may have been overcome for the present at any rate with a planned change-over in leadership, from O. Panneerselvam to Chinnamma — V.K. Sasikala (62), highly preferred for her close association with late Amma — Jayalalithaa. She is already the General Secretary of the Party and has taken…

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  • He wrestled with the Phogats…and lived to tell the tale

    Aparshakti Khurrana, a name that has become super famous post Dangal, is promising much more fun. In a casual conversation with Shubarna Mukerji Shu For someone who didn’t have any connections with Bollywoood, till your brother Ayushmann happened to sign Vicky Donnor, after the immense success of Dangal now – what does the world of…

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  • Kerala HC bans women from wearing churidar in Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple

    Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala): The Kerala High Court on Thursday banned women from to wearing salwar kameez and churidars inside the Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple here. As per the traditions of the temple, women devotees have to wear a mundu (dhoti) over their waist if they are attired in salwars or churidars. “Only those women, clad in saris…

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