Free Press Journal
  • Jaya unveils new bridges, buildings constructed at Rs 365.76 Cr

    Chennai: Aimed at stepping up the infrastructure facilities across Tamil Nadu, a series of bridges, subways and tourist bungalows constructed at a cost of Rs 365.76 crore was inaugurated by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa here today. At a function held at Secretariat, Jayalalithaa formally unveiled the bridges and the newly constructed buildings through a video-conference facility, an official release said.

  • Experience sea side indulgences in Mumbai

    The history of Mumbai has an exotic touch for being formed by seven islands. A city that has a jubilant vibe 24X7, projects an amazing portrayal of its unique culture. It is nothing less than a tropical destination surrounded by the sea. The culinary masters of Mumbai have inculcated this feature of Mumbai with a glorious variety of food. So to enhance your dining experience at this metro, we bring restaurants that

  • Diabetic retinopathy major cause of preventable blindness in India

    New Delhi: Diabetic retinopathy is one of the biggest causes of preventable blindness among Indian adults, doctors said. Calling diabetes an uncontrolled disease in India with 65 million cases, the doctors say that at least 40 percent of the severe diabetics will suffer from diabetic retinopathy if steps are not taken to control it.

  • Maggi Noodles

    Maharashtra may challenge lifting of ban on Maggi 

    Mumbai: Maharashtra is planning to move the Supreme Court to challenge the lifting of the ban on Nestle India’s Maggi noodles, Food and Civil Supplies Minister Girish Bapat said here on Friday.

  • Fidel Martinez hands Ecuador 2-1 win over Uruguay

    Quito: Felipe Caicedo and Fidel Martinez scored on either side of halftime as Ecuador secured a 2-1 home victory over Uruguay in their FIFA World Cup qualifier here.

  • AB de Villiers

    India set to cast ‘spin spell’ in AB De Villiers’ 100th Test

    Bengaluru: Having decimated South Africa inside three days on a turning track in Mohali, India will once again look to unleash their troika of spinners to spoil AB de Villiers’ landmark 100th match when the two sides square off in the second cricket Test, here tomorrow.

  • Sharmila Tagore

    Tagore surname opened many doors for me: Sharmila Tagore

    New Delhi: The Tagore surname is a great privilege and it has opened up many doors for her, renowned thespian Sharmila Tagore has said, referring to her lineage stretching to Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore and beyond.

  • Kabir-Khan

    There shouldn’t be prejudice against mainstream cinema: Kabir Khan 

    New Delhi: In a country where there is no dearth of star-struck people, Hindi films with a powerful cast tend to easily get the tag of ‘highest-grossing movie’. But making it to Indian or international film festivals is not a cakewalk for them.

  • Anand Sharma

    ‘Thick skinned’ PM refusing to heed sanity: Congress

    New Delhi : In a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his recent remark on ‘intolerance’ in UK, the Congress party on Friday said the statement showed his characteristic ‘doublespeak and hypocrisy’ and accused him of refusing to listen to voices of sanity.

  • Kapil Sharma

    Kapil Sharma to be honoured by PETA 

    New Delhi: Comedian Kapil Sharma will be honoured with PETA’s Person of the Year Award by the animal rights organisation for his dedication to promote compassion for homeless dogs as well as their adoption.

  • Shutdown by Tamil parties hit Lanka’s North, Eastern provinces

    Colombo: Sri Lanka’s main Tamil party TNA and civil society organistans today observed a complete shutdown in the North and Eastern provinces over government’s failure to release all political prisoners and repeal the terrorism law, crippling normal life in the region.

  • Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie

    Filming intimate scene with Brad Pitt was absurd: Jolie

    Los Angeles: Angelina Jolie says she found filming her “By The Sea” intimate scene with her husband, Brad Pitt more ‘strange’ and ‘absurd’ than usual. The 40-year-old actress said this was because she had to direct as well as act in the revealing shot with him, reported Us magazine.

  • It’s great time for small independent films: Kalki

    Mumbai: Actress Kalki Koechlin thinks the future of small films is great in the country as big producers are ready to pump in money. “It is great. There is audience for small… alternate cinema. Today there are big studios… producers willing to invest in small films. Things are changing slowly. The time is great for small independent films as these films are getting attention provided the content is good,” Kalki told

  • Taylor Swift

    Judge uses Taylor Swift’s lyrics in written dismissal order

    Los Angeles: The United States District Court Judge Gail Standish dismissed a lawsuit against pop star Taylor Swift by quoting lyrics from her songs “Shake It Off” and “Bad Blood” among others. Swift and her label Sony were accused of stealing and slammed with copyright infringement lawsuit by R ‘n’ B singer Jesse Braham last month. Braham, who was seeking USD 42 million, said Swift’s “Shake It Off” copied 92 per cent of

  • Manohar Parrikar, Indian Defence Minister

    Manohar Parrikar reiterates OROP promise has been ‘fulfilled’

    Vellore : Despite the growing protest by defence veterans that the government has failed to deliver the One Rank One Pension (OROP), Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday reiterated that the promise on the scheme was fulfilled.

  • How sweets can help you stay in shape!

    New York: It may appear counterintuitive but including a little bit of sweets in your meal could help you stop gaining unhealthy weight, new research suggests.

  • David Cameron, Narendra Modi

    India, Britain to hold dialogue to deepen trade

    London: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart David Cameron on Thursday agreed that their finance ministers will hold a dialogue on deepening bilateral trade.