Free Press Journal
  • NASA’s 3D printer for astronauts

    Washington : An Indian-origin engineer claimsto have developed a 3D printer that can print food and pizza for astronauts on long missions.

  • Padma Shri Vidya Balan Beams…

    National award-winning actress Vidya Balan is thrilled at being selected for the Padma Shri, saying it is a matter of “great pride” for her. The actor said it was an honour to receive the award from the government. An emotionally overwhelmed Balan said, “I’m thrilled. I’m overjoyed. I’m overwhelmed. I’m honoured. I’m humbled…! I’m running out of words to express

  • Anarchy in our own backyard

    Till now, MNS said the motive behind their exercise was to check for any discrepancy in the vehicle count and the toll collections, but today it is clearly a political vendetta (more…)

  • Ram Gopal Varma made me an actor: Raju Mavani

    Rarely do you see one filmmaker owing his journey to another. But producer-director Raju Mavani owes his acting career to filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma. “Although I started my journey in the film industry as a director and producer people know me as an actor and it’s all thanks to Ramu.

  • Love life of Israeli PM’s son sparks an uproar!

    Jerusalem : The love life of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s son is setting off sparks in Israeli politics. News that 23-year-old Yair Netanyahu is dating a non-Jewish Norwegian university student has generated interest not just in gossip columns but also among religious lawmakers who warn of assimilation. Orthodox Judaism prohibits intermarriage.

  • Google announces $2.7 million bounty for hacking Chrome OS

    Washington : Google has reportedly announced a whopping 2.7 million dollars bounty if security experts are able to hack its Chrome browser-based OS at the Pwnium 4 hacking contest, says ANI.

  • State has most toll nakas -171 in all

    Mumbai : Maharashtra boasts of the highest number of toll booths, estimated at 171. During the Sena-BJP alliance, there were 40 toll nakas in 1995. Of these 171 toll booths, the Public Works Department has 79 toll nakas, Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) has 52, and State highways has 40 toll booths. The information as per the toll data, says people travelling from Thane and Pune have to also pay

  • ‘Jai Ho’ nipped in the bud?

    Now this is rather a strange piece of news. Salman Khan, who is the unbeatable king of the box office, has had a nip in the bud lately. His recent release ‘Jai Ho’ has not got the expected response. ‘Jai Ho’, which is about foiling an assassination bid against the Chief Minister, has neither earned big bucks yet

  • RS seat to Athawale, Javadekar is left out

    NEW DELHI : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday announced to support Republican Party of India’s president Ramdas Athavale from Maharashtra in the Rajya Sabha elections, rescinding an earlier decision to offer him one of its seats from Madhya Pradesh.

  • Jiah Khan death: Mother meets US authorities

    Mumbai : A week after the US authorities expressed willingness to help probe actress Jiah Khan’s death case, they have assured her mother Rabiya Khan that a reminder would be sent to Indian officials offering their assistance, her lawyer said on Monday. 

  • Less water intake in winter may cause cystitis in women

    New Delhi : The lack of thirst or the lesser urge to drink water in winter can lead to major health problems like cystitis or urinary tract infection, especially in women, doctors say. Cystitis is the inflammation of the bladder caused by urine infection.

  • What the soothsayers say

    If the snapshot of the electorate’s mood in early-January persists until the onset of summer, the Congress could well record its worst performance since 1952 (more…)

  • Persistence Of Dreams

    It is said that one’s dreams are characterized by the goings-on of the unconscious and subconscious minds. They often bring to the fore hidden desires, unacknowledged ethos and unfinished tasks.

  • To get back, Alagiri must turn on the charm

    Take history, fact or fiction — in Indian families, the eldest son is always in a privileged position in matters of inheritance, power and social status. He is the natural successor to the head of the family and his views are sought after and accepted in family disputes. There could be exceptions. The eldest could be undeserving, unable to fulfill his duties and the baton of power in the family

  • Take up Pakistan’s concerns with India: Sartaj Aziz to US

    Washington : Pakistan on Monday said it is committed to normalising ties with India but contended that its concerns were not being taken up by the US administration with the ‘same intensity’ as India’s concerns. 

  • Lata honoured on golden jubilee of ‘Ae mere watan ke logon’

    Mumbai : Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar was felicitated by Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi at the golden jubilee of her song ‘Ae mere watan ke logon’ in the ‘Shreshta Bharat Divas’ event at Mumbai’s Mahalaxmi Racecourse on Monday. Even Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray left to attend the function, but returned home midway as he was feeling unwell, say sources

  • Heritage of Kolkata

    An exhibition titled ‘Heritage of Kolkata’ by a famous artist from Kolkata, Purnendu Mandal. His work exemplifies subtle nuances of his innovative visual language of expressions that has been well developed and enriched over the years due to the continuous sustained creation of such endeavours through total dedication.

  • Good luck Harman, says Priyanka Chopra

    Actress Priyanka Chopra has wished Harman Baweja, whom she reportedly dated in the past, luck for his upcoming film “Dishkiyaaoon”. The film, that also features actor Sunny Deol, marks the debut of Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty as producer, says IANS.
    “Congrats Harman. And good luck to team Shilpa Shetty. Show some love twitterverse,” tweeted Priyanka, 32, who shared screen space with