Free Press Journal
  • Pretty Poland: Krakow Calling!

    Small cobbled streets and pavement cafés make for a delightful sight in this vibrant city, writes KAVITA WADHWANI.

  • Dutch artist’s work depicts flags of banned outfits

    Kochi : A controversy is brewing over an installation by Dutch artist Jonas Staal at the ongoing Kochi Muziris Biennale depicting billboards allegedly promoting banned outfits, including Taliban, LTTE and Indian Mujahideen, with state Intelligence and special branch filing reports seeking a ban on the work, reports PTI.

  • NIA makes first arrest

    New Delhi : The National Intelligence Agency (NIA) today made its first arrest in connection with Maharashtra’s 2006 Malegaon bombing after the role of right-wing groups came to the fore with the nabbing of Swami Aseemanand last year, reports PTI.

  • Delhi girl’s body flown to India

    Singapore : The body of the 23-year-old Delhi gangrape victim was flown to the Indian capital shortly after midnight, hours after she died at a Singapore super speciality hospital.

  • Abundant Life

    Fear, self-doubt, self- disapproval, inhibitions, etc, stop us from putting our all into life and keep us in the hold of the tried and tested, the safe and conventional, writes SUMA VARUGHESE.

  • She was a true Hero: President

    New Delhi : President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday condoled the death in Singapore of the young woman who was gangraped here and called her a “true hero”. He asked the government to “ensure that such an incident never happens again.”

  • Unity of Life

    RUBY LILAOWALA says that the purpose of life according to the highest teachings of yogic philosophy is regarding the one reality and it’s many manifestations.

  • SRK

    I’m sorry, am a man, says Shah Rukh

    Mumbai : “I am so sorry that I am a part of this society and culture”, and “I am so sorry that I am a man”, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan said on Saturday following the death of a 23-year-old trainee physiotherapist, reports IANS.

  • Budget your life

    The other day I overheard a conversation between two friends who were discussing about their expenses and financial situation. The dialogue revolved around how one of them had gone over-board while spending money during festive season and that he was now facing difficulties to meet certain regular expenses.

  • New Health Resolutions

    “I just have to lose the weight I have been trying to lose for the past three years…the only way to do it is to stick to my New Year resolution,” says 23-year-old Deepali Shahu who has never been able to fulfil her resolution for more than a couple of months. And, Deepali isn’t the only one failing to stick to her promise. There are scores who land up breaking their New

  • Positive Health Test: Do you know how healthy you are?

    Do you know how healthy you are? Take our Positive Health Test and find out! For each of the 25 questions given below, answer “Yes” or “No”. Then, count how many questions you have answered “Yes” to and give yourself a score out of 25. (For example, if I have answered “Yes” to 16 questions, my score is 16/25.)

  • Mumbai hearts weep for ‘braveheart’

    The death of this braveheart, who became the nation’s face of courage, drew sharp reactions from political leaders and laymen alike as thousands gathered at Juhu Beach to express their solidarity.

  • Shame! State’s Women Commission is headless

    Mumbai: The State government, which has been flaunting the increase in women’s reservation in local bodies as its own achievement, was not ready to fill the posts of Chairperson and member of the State Women Commission, lying vacant for the last three years.

  • Availability status on taxi-tops soon

    Mumbai : State Transport Commissioner V N More announced plans of setting up compulsory signs on taxi-tops to indicate the availability status of the vehicle. More was speaking at a meeting organised by Guggenheim Lab, an urban think-tank, featuring government officials, activists from consumer forums and taxi and rickshaw union leaders.

  • Property tax based on capital value launched

    Mumbai : The BMC has finally started issuing property tax bills based on capital value in the city. After contemplating over the matter for some years, the civic body has finally started issuing property tax bills that are based on capital value.

  • Cops close in on, arrest robbers

    Mumbai: In a three-hour drama in Borivali, three accused who had entered a house with the intention to rob were arrested after the police force surrounded the building.

  • 3 arrested for molesting girl

    Mumbai: Three people were arrested by Deonar police for molesting a 17-year-old girl. According to the police, accused, identified as Parvez Shaikh, Javed Shaikh, Malikarjun Valmiki and Rafique Khan had passed malicious comments at the minor who was on her way to attend college some 15 days back.

  • Drunken-driving cases on rise in Navi Mumbai

    The police are vigilant as 281 people died this year and 436 were seriously injured. These figures are limited to cases that are registered.