Free Press Journal
  • tv tune-in

    IIFA Awards 2014 (main event) on Star Plus at 8:00 PM.

  • Egypt sends 13 to trial for sexual violence

    Cairo : Officials in the office of Egypt’s top prosecutor say 13 men have been referred to trial for assaulting women during a public rally, in what was the first implementation of tough new penalties against rampant sexual violence, according to a report by  AP.

  • Two years on, activist arrested for circulating defamatory content

    Mumbai : The Vakola police on Thursday arrested Joseph Dias, an activist who had circulated defamatory content via anonymous emails against Abraham Mathai. The said emails were sent in 2012 after which Mathai had filed a complaint with the Cyber Crime Investigation Cell of the Mumbai police.

  • Bodies found in Kedar valley expose apathy of authorities

    Around two dozen human skeletons and parts of bodies with even flesh intact in some cases recovered from the hills and forests expose the apathy of the authorities who abandoned search operations a month after the tragedy struck some 60,000 pilgrims in and around Kedarnath Shrine in Uttarakhand on the night of June 16 last year.

  • ‘Machhli Jal Ki Rani Hai’ sequel on the cards?

    Swara Bhaskar starrer ‘Machhli Jal Ki Rani Hai’ is yet to hit the screens but its director has big plans for the film already. Buzz is that filmmaker Deboley Dey, is thinking of a sequel to the horror film! He said in an interview that the movie’s climax is such that it can lead to a sequel.

  • Animals to human models: Animals to human models:

    With animal-based studies failing to hit the bull’s eye in finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the clock is ticking for over 3.7 million Indians suffering from dementia. While a British neurochemist has called for switching over to “state-of-the-art human biology based techniques”, Indian researchers feel a lot of rough edges need to be trimmed.

  • ‘Mary Kom’ will have to wait

     News is that Sanjay LeelaBhansali and Viacom 18’s biopic ‘Mary Kom’ is now being made into a much larger sports bio-pic than before! And so, the makers of the film have now decided to postpone its October 2 release to buy time to give the film the global appeal of ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’.

  • Elephant talk

    The people of Karnataka are thrilled they now have an opportunity to teach Kannada to a special elephant, Sunder. V GANGADHAR reports. (more…)

  • My best friend’s wedding


    Hi I am 65 years old. My husband passed away 10 years ago and my sons live abroad. I am all alone and feel very lonely. I have been a part of this senior citizen group and met someone there who I take as a great companion. He too doesn’t have any responsibility and lives alone too. Both of us wish to get married but my sons are totally against

  • Belated send-off for remains of 1857 martyrs

    Chandigarh : The remains of 282 martyrs from the First War of Independence in 1857, which were dug up from a well in Punjab’s Ajnala town earlier this year, will be given a formal send-off Aug 1.

  • Sunday indulgence

    GITA HARI is befuddled by a buffet spread with innumerable items at Long & Short gastrobar. (more…)

  • Knighthood for Indian physicist who created Collider theory

    London : An Indian-origin physicist, best known for his work on the Large Hadron Collider experiment, has been accorded an honorary knighthood by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II for his achievements in science.

  • It’s soccer time on TV

    Cricket eclipses every sport in India. But soccer is not far behind in terms of viewership. FIFA viewership is expected to reach 100 million plus  Indians  says A. L. CHOUGULE (more…)

  • App it Up!

    ESPN FC Football & World Cup

  • Splitsville in times of ‘Splitsvilla’

    The ball for the seventh season of “Splitsvilla” on the idiot box is ready to roll, but in the real world of celebrities – Hollywood or Bollywood – it’s been quite a season of splitsville already! Love, breakups…it’s zindagi, I guess, says IANS writer. Almost every now and then, we’re caught in the midst of ‘stories’ with celebrities – in Hollywood, Bollywood and all of these ‘woods’ – ‘calling it quits’, ‘parting ways’,

  • Future Point 15 to 21 June 2014

    Aries : In job seniors will appreciate your work. You be disturbed due to some disappointment at work place. Some problems can be expeceted with frineds. Travelling is not advisable this week. Health problems will hamper completion of projects.