Free Press Journal
  • Pernia could give Sonam serious competition…

    Filmmaker, Renaissance man, poet and designer, Muzzafar Ali is no ordinary man. It’s arguable if Rekha has ever looked more beautiful than she did in his iconic film, ‘Umrao Jaan’. And it speaks loads for his latest leading lady, debutante Pernia Qureshi, that the filmmaker chose her to essay the eponymous role in ‘Jaanisaar’, when he could have had his pick of the Bollywood beauties.

  • Probiotic drink could help prevent diabetes

    London : Including a probiotic drink in your diet could help prevent insulin resistance, a major characteristic of diet-induced diseases such as type 2 diabetes, reports IANS.

  • First love hard to forget: Study

    London :  More than a third of Britons still have feelings for their first love, and one in four has got back in touch thanks to Facebook, reveals a new study. Six out of 10 people regularly think about their old flame, the study found.

  • Competition panel orders fresh probe against DLF

    New Delhi :  Competition Commission has ordered a fresh probe against DLF Ltd with regard to alleged abuse of its dominant market position, after it found the realty major prima facie in violation of fair trade norms in a new case. The case relates to development and sale of residential units in Gurgaon by the company’s largest real estate player.

  • Dog Bites Man!

    There is more wisdom than is evident on the surface in the good old adage: “Let sleeping dogs lie.” For dogs, when they are awake, can be forgetful of protocol and lose all sense of decorum, even when competing for a prize.

  • Online retail mkt spend to jump 10 times to $14 bn in 5 yrs

    New Delhi :  Online retail market spending is likely to jump more than 10 times to USD 14 billion in the next five years in the seven major cities, according to property consultant Knight Frank. The seven cities are Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Pune.

  • Worker buried alive

    Bhayandar : Thanks to the negligence of a JCB operator, a 25-year-old worker was buried alive in a trench that was dug up to lay cable lines by a service providing agency in Mira Road on Sunday. The incident was reported from the Srushti-Vinay area of Kashimira. The deceased identified as Raju Kaul (25) was working inside the trench, when on-duty JCB operator failed to notice him and went ahead to dump huge

  • State EC for earmarking ‘time’ for local polls

    Mumbai : The State Election Commission is contemplating on earmarking a particular time period every year to conduct the civic and local body elections. State Election Commissioner J S Saharia said this at a meeting with the Chief Minister here on Monday.

  • Kamal Hassan

    Which daughter would paa Kamal choose?

    This is news that will probably have Aamir Khan grinning widely… Word comes in that legendary actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, no less, will most likely play the lead in the Tamil remake of Hindi blockbuster PK!