Free Press Journal
  • Air India

    Air India to cross-train cabin crew for entire fleet

    New Delhi: In a significant shift from its decades-old practice, Air India will soon start training the cabin crew for all kinds of aircraft rather than keeping a pool of people for a particular fleet. The move, the first of its kind by any Indian carrier, comes at a time when Air India is battling staff issues as well as poor ontime performance. In recent times, there have also been instances where flights

  • WhatsApp offers Android users back-up in Google Drive

    New Delhi: WhatsApp users will no more have to worry about memory storage capacity of their smartphones as it has announced a back-up feature for Android platform that will help store chats and multimedia content in Google Drive. “…you don’t want your memories stuck on your phone. (What if something happens?!) So starting today, WhatsApp for Android lets you create a private backup of your chat history, voice messages, photos and videos in

  • Amitabh Bachchan turns 73,to have a quiet birthday with family

    Mumbai: For his 73rd birthday, megastar Amitabh Bachchan has decided to skip a grand celebration and wants to spend it just like any other normal day with his family. “(It is going to be) Just like any other normal day – with the family. Nothing special,” Bachchan said. Looking back at the year gone by, the three-time National award-winning actor says he is in a happy space both personally and professionally.

  • Beef ban row claims most of JK Assembly’s autumn session

    Srinagar: Bulk of the proceedings of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly’s eight-day autumn session were washed away due to the unruly scenes and uproar surrounding the beef ban in the state. The Assembly witnessed one of its lows in its 64-year history as three BJP MLAs thrashed independent MLA from Langate Sheikh Abdul Rashid inside the House for hosting a beef party.

  • Stage set for 1st phase of polling for 49 Bihar seats tomorrow

    Patna: After high pitch bitter campaigning which saw Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the rival camps led by Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad holding a string of rallies, the stage is set for voting in 49 seats of Bihar Assembly elections in the first phase of the five-phase poll tomorrow. Additional Chief Electoral Officer R Lakshamanan said that a total of 1,35,72,339 electorate are eligible to decide the fate of 583 candidates for

  • Veteran Tamil actress Manorama no more

    Chennai: Legendary Tamil comedian and actress Manorama, who had starred in over 1,000 southern films, breathed her last here on Saturday. She was 78. According to a family source, she passed away at a private hospital flollowing a cardiac arrest.

  • Attack is the best defense…

     If you have lost money in the stock market you are not alone. What is the best thing you should you now? Attack, says KARTIK JHAVERI.

  • A Governors Raj

    This book explores the nature and impact of the governor’s role in developing government policy, and the consequent effect in British India.

  • 1946: The Making of the Modern World

    A compelling account of a crucial year in post-war history

    1946: The Making of the Modern World

  • So You Have Been Publicly Shamed

    Simultaneously powerful and hilarious in the way only Jon Ronson can be, So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed is a deeply honest book about modern life, full of eye-opening truths about the escalating war on human flaws – and the very scary part we all play in it.

  • An ideal shrine  

    A great combination of myth and history has gone into the building of Harischandrapuram shrine for the AP Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu. Planned on the Krishna river front the shrine is a people’s tribute for Naidu for making the village part of the new state capital. V GANGADHAR can only worship, watch and wonder if the new shrine will be part of the Temple Ladoo Plan.   

  • Kuttu and Singhada: India’s magical fasting food

    Ever wonder why Kuttu and Singhara are so much in demand during fast days? Dr. Shashi Tyagi and Dr. Renu Mundhara Soni give us a lowdown.

  • Cook out hatred

    It is time you stop hating certain vegetables. SAPNA SARFARE gets chefs to share recipes made out of three most hated veggies.

  • I am quite a drama queen!” – Zoa Morani

    A self-confessed Shah Rukh fan who swears by ‘Bade bade deshon mein aisi choti choti baatein…’ the BHAAG JOHNNY sweetie ZOA MORANI indulges in a little rapid-fire with PRATISHTHA MALHOTRA.

  • Kangana clears the air 

    Kangana is currently on a big career high having won the Filmfare and National Film Award for Best Actress for her performance in the comedy-drama QUEEN (2014). In 2015, the actress earned critical acclaim for her performance in Tanu Weds Manu Returns, a major commercial success. She has also become the Brands’ favorite girl with almost 9 major brands in her kitty. Her film line up boasts of Vishal Bharadwaj’s RANGOON, Hansal

  • Color(s) shines, Star dims

    It’s been a neck-to-neck fight between the top two mass entertainment channels for leadership for the last couple of weeks. But the battle is set to get even more intense in coming weeks with the launch of new shows like the Salman Khan-hosted Bigg Boss and Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi with Amitabh Bachchan, says A. L. I. CHOUGULE

  • Shah Rukh to do a cameo in BEFIKRE?

    Adi Chopra’s happiest, youngest and riskiest film is soon to start with its shoot and here is the dirt on it. It won’t star SRK, like a typical Adi Chopra directorial but for the fans, it’ll have a little part of SRK. What we mean is that the film will have a SRK cameo. The Yash Raj Films producer has so far helmed only three films in his career — Dilwale Dulhania

  • Irrfan Khan yearns to spend time with family 

    It’s been a busy year for Irrfan Khan with back-to-back releases lined up. The actor, whose film “Talvar” hit the screens last week while his next “Jazbaa” comes out on Friday, wants to spend some quality time with his family before starting his next project with Geneva-based director Anup Singh.

  • Please Do-It-Yourself

    I see, hear and observe lot of people talking about Do-It-Yourself (DIY) in the recent times. Almost everyone is aware of it, but let us quickly know what exactly is DIY? Do-It-Yourself is a process of making, modifying or repairing things on your own without the aid of experts. Coming up with your own idea, putting up your creativity and effort one makes a beautiful creation from items readily available.