Free Press Journal
  • ‘Nothing in this world is fireproof’

    “Firemen at Kalbadevi incident had done a commendable job as they did not let the fire spread to adjacent buildings which was very much a possibility. The fire was contained but it is highly unfortunate that we lost four of our officers.” (more…)

  • Govt roping in celebs for grand Yoga event

    New Delhi : The AYUSH Ministry is mulling to rope in Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan and sports star Virat Kohli for the mega event – International Yoga Day on June 11.

  • Yoga, Surya Namaskar must in schools: Muslim board plans campaign

    Lucknow : Even as the Narendra Modi government plans to make the International Yoga Day on June 21 a grand success, All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Sunday decided to launch a nationwide campaign against making ‘Surya Namaskar’ and Yoga compulsory in schools.         We have decided to constitute a committee of our members headed by Maulana Wali Rahmani and launch a country-wide campaign against the move of making ‘Surya Namaskar’

  • Leaving Barca ‘brutal’ for Xavi

    Berlin : Record-breaker Xavi Hernandez says it will be ‘brutal’ to leave Barcelona after lifting the Champions League trophy on his final appearance in the famous shirt.

  • Brain directly connected to immune system: study

    Washington : Can hormones also affect our morality? A new study says they can — with findings that high levels of testosterone – the male sex hormone – make people more prone to corruption, says IANS.

  • Holistic health – Career in nutrition sector

    Today, nutrition is perhaps as important as medicine, if not more. It is a field that is creating waves globally, and makes for a worthwhile career option

  • Firemen were inefficient, claim Powai bldg residents

    Mumbai : The loopholes in firefighting operations of the Mumbai fire brigade while combating major fire at the 22-storey residential building at Powai on Saturday has caused concerns among people about fire-officers efficiency to combat such situations. Factors like lack of masks, unavailability of ambulance, mismanagement and lack of co-ordination among firefighters were highlighted by the residents of Lake Lucerne Apartment whose relatives were trapped in the fire.

  • A grim reminder from Manipur

    Last week’s ambush of the army personnel in Manipur’s Chandel district by the insurgents, resulting in the death of 21 soldiers and injuries to eleven others, is a grim reminder that the Indian border with Myanmar is a huge problem for security in the entire region. Despite routine assertions by the authorities in both countries, the truth is that the 1,600-km long border continues to be as porous as at anytime before.

  • Hollywood roles for Irrfan…

    After playing romantic Rana in Shoojit Sircar’s PIKU, Irrfan Khan’s next release is one of Hollywood’s biggest and most awaited films, Jurassic World playing the legendary, cool, talented and flamboyant park owner Mr. Simon Masrani. This makes us wonder which other Hollywood characters Irrfan would be incredible in, and here is a list:

  • gang-rape comments Goa CM raps minister

    Panaji: A day after Goa Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar took back his “insensitive” comments on gang-rape of two women escorts, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Sunday said ministers should err on the side of caution while making public comments.

  • Luka wins gold, India finish third overall

    China : Tintu Luka bagged her maiden gold in a major international event by winning the women’s 800m finals as India finished with five medals on the final day of competitions to sign off third in the 21st Asian Athletics Championships on Sunday.

  • Teaching may come with a headache

    London : Teachers suffer psychosomatic disorders such as exhaustion, fatigue, and headaches more frequently than other occupational groups, Germany-based research has found, reports IANS.

  • Huma Qureshi

    Huma house hunting in London

    Huma will be shooting for her next project, which is the remake of a Hollywood film OCULUS. The actress who would be shooting there for two months wants to have a comfortable space of her own rather than staying in a hotel. Hence, with a hectic schedule the actress is keen to have a space of her own there.

  • Ankit Tiwari all set to rock IIFA

    After his successful debut US tour, Ankit Tiwari is all set to rock IIFA! The new age composer-singer is geared up to do something he hasn’t attempted on stage before. The singer has come up with an interesting plan.

  • Only court will decide Ayodhya issue: AIMPLB

    New Delhi : Ayodhya issue cannot be resolved by bringing a legislation and would be decided only by court, All India Muslim Personal Law Board on Monday said after VHP and some BJP leaders demanded that the government step in to build Ram temple. “It has been said that a legislation should be brought in Parliament to build a Ram temple but it is not possible because the matter is before the apex court.

  • Smart mgmt of environment key in developing smart cities: Prabhu

    Mumbai : To be able to manage the environmental factors smartly is the key for the smart cities of tomorrow, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said here at the two-day conference on smart cities organised by Vijnan Bharati.