Free Press Journal
  • Fashion and Trendz: Cape of new vogue

    From glitterati circuit to the swish set, from travel freaks to party hoppers, capes have been ruling the fashion corridors in recent times, writes PRAMITA BOSE.

  • Pankaja Munde

     No Mirage, But Real Water

    It’s ironical that Pankaja Munde preferred to post selfies during her visit to drought hit areas, indicating her priorities, says V GANGADHAR. 

  • Patel, Prasad and Rajaji: Myth of the Indian right

    This study attempts to relook at the categorization of ‘Right’ and ‘Left’ in our national politics and stresses that history is not to be studied through the prism of politics.

  •  Making Money off Bricks

    ADITYA PARIKH gives us tips on things to remember when renting your property.

  • The changing face of Indian marriages

    Hari Chand Aneja recounts how marriages have now become “instant” compared to the marriage of his time which spanned across months of celebrations and preparations.

  • Walking the Himalayas

    With real life experiences and seeing the gigantic creation of nature that too most of it on foot, Levison Wood in this book explores the unexplored about the Himalayas and its surrounding borders.

  • US won’t block foreign business deals under nuke deal

    New York: The Obama administration is trying to address Iranian complaints that US financial regulations are denying Iran the sanctions relief it deserves under last year’s landmark nuclear deal.

  • Jet Airways

    Jet Airways’ shareholders approve JetLite merger with itself

    New Delhi: Jet Airways today said it has received shareholders’ approval for the proposed merger of JetLite with itself. The board of Jet Airways had cleared the proposal to merge JetLite, the low-cost subsidiary with itself, in September last year.

  • FCI has enough food stocks for this year: Ramvilas Paswan

    Jaipur: Union Food Minister Ramvilas Paswan today assured that the Food Corporation of India has enough stock of foodgrains to meet the requirement for this year despite drought situation in some states.

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    Cong gives notice for RS debate, resolution on Uttarakhand

    New Delhi: Upping the ante on the Uttarakhand political crisis, Congress leaders have given notices for suspension of the question hour and adoption of a resolution condemning the imposition of President’s Rule there when the Budget Session resumes after the recess.

  • This week’s theme: Denzel Washington

    Safe House
    After acquiring a data storage device, ex-CIA traitor and criminal Frost (Denzel Washington) is attacked by a team of mercenaries led by Vargas so left with no choice Frost surrenders to the American consulate and is sent to a local safe house maintained by Weston (Ryan Reynolds), a young CIA agent. When Vargas and his men attack the safe house, Weston escapes, taking Frost. It is revealed that Vargas is working

  • Gender stereotyping may start as young as 3 months

    London: Gender stereotyping may start as young as three months, according to a new study which found that adults attribute degrees of femininity and masculinity to babies based on the pitch of their cries. Despite no actual difference in pitch between the voices of girls and boys before puberty, the study found that adults make gender assumptions about babies based on their cries. Adults often wrongly assume babies with higher-pitched cries are female

  • School building serving as poll booth damaged in bomb blast

    Jamui: An explosion, allegedly by Naxals, at Bhandra village in Bihar’s Jamui district, damaged a building of an upgraded middle school where polling booth has been set up for tomorrow’s panchayat polls in the state, a police officer said.

  • Mamata govt looted people via Saradha scam: Rahul

    Kolkata: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal, saying it has “snatched people’s money and savings through the Saradha chit fund scam”.

  • Historical facts in fictional narrative makes story sound real

    New Delhi: Incredibly shuffling between post-partition Sialkot and the Pataliputra of 250 BC but focussing on the six decades of sub-continental upheaval since 1947, Ashwin Sanghi’s latest book is a heady mix of past and present, history and mythology, business and politics and fact and fiction which, for the author, makes a narrative sound real.

  • Controlled BP, cholesterol can ward off heart disease in oldies

    Washington D.C : Age modifies the link between blood pressure, cholesterol and adverse cardiovascular outcome in older adults and now, a new study suggests that older patients are not too old to benefit from individualized preventive heart therapy. The review by clinical experts of the best available evidence concluded that cholesterol-lowering and blood pressure-controlling therapy are the most effective treatments for reducing cardiovascular events in older adults, but that treatment needs to