Free Press Journal
  • Pernia Qureshi pays tribute to her guru

    Pernia Qureshi, who is all set to make her Bollywood debut, is one multi-talented artist. The fashion entrepreneur turned stylist has another talent that hasn’t been spoken about enough. The fashionista is also a trained Kuchipudi dancer and has trained under the famous Guru Raja Radha Reddy. Showing her gratitude towards her guru, Pernia recently paid tribute at Raja Radha Reddy’s annual programme in Delhi. She tweeted, “I want to thank my

  • Separate marriage act for Buddhists on cards

    Mumbai :  The State government is mulling to form a separate Buddhist Marriage Act, the draft of which will be ready before May 31, a senior official from the social justice department have said.

  • Punishments guide behaviour better than rewards: study

    Washington: When it comes to carrot and stick, as per a new study, punishments may guide behaviour more effectively than rewards, reports ANI. The study involving 88 students at the Washington University in St. Louis found that losses or punishments had a measured impact two to three times greater than gains or rewards. In one study group, students listened to a series of clicking noises and indicated whether they heard more clicks

  • Essel Group confirms plan to set up rival T20 cricket league

    Sydney : The Subhash Chandra-owned Essel Group has confirmed its plans to set up a rival T20 cricket league by including leading players from around the world to participate in the cash-rich event.

  • Cricket legend and an auto-enthusiast Sachin Tendulkar assembling a BMW 5 Series car, at an event to announce the increasing of localisation level at the plan at Mahindra World City, Singaperumalkoil, near Chennai

    BMW ups local sourcing to 50%; to launch 15 models this yr

    Chennai : German luxury carmaker BMW announced up to 50 per cent local sourcing of components for its cars made in India, up from 20 per cent, to increase efficiencies and economies of scale.  BMW also said it will launch 15 new models this year, some of them new variants of the existing ones, to increase its brand visibility and market share in India, reports PTI.

  • Naaz United down Kalakaar Indians

    Mumbai : Experienced sharp-shooter Karim Shaikh’s double strikes were the feature of Naaz United’s comfortable 4-1 win against Kalakaar Indians in a 3rd round match of the Colaba Super League. Vaibhav Tandel and Lakhan Lokhande scored a goal each to seal the win for Naaz United. Chetan Naik got the lone goal for the losing side.

  • Lake bursts, triggers floods in J-K

    Srinagar: An artificial lake in Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir burst on Thursday morning and caused flash floods in the area, prompting authorities to launch an evacuation operation in the affected villages, officials said. “The artificial lake on river Phuktal, in Zanskar area of the frontier district, burst suddenly at 8:10 AM causing flash floods,” Deputy Commissioner Kargil, Hassan Khan told PTI. “About six bridges, including motorable ones, have been washed