Free Press Journal
  • Bangladeshi spiritual leader hacked to death

    Dhaka: Unidentified attackers hacked a “pir”, or spiritual leader to death in Bangladesh’s Rajshahi district, some 256 km northwest of capital Dhaka, a police official said on Saturday.

  • The ‘New Mothers’ of hindi films

    Her life is not spent slaving over gaajar ka halwa on a kitchen stove. Instead she’s imbuing her daughter with feminist values, struggling to accepta gay son and occasionally embarrassing potential in-laws with rude communal one-liners. NICHOLA PAIS revels in the new Hindi film mother, wisdom, warts and all.

  • Virat vs Dhoni: IPL 2016

    It will be a battle of survival for the two national captains as Virat Kohli’s struggling Royal Challengers Bangalore square off against a fledgling Pune Supergiants led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

  • Mother’s Day Special – Spending time with Mother

    Working on this book was the ultimate expression of a mother’s bond with her child – Sana’s bond with her son which inspired this project, and mine with Sana as we brought the idea of this book to life.”

  • Decisions can shape destinies … so decide carefully

    All of us take decisions in various areas in life – where will I stay? Where will I work? When will I retire? How will I spend my time? How will I spend my money? and of course how and where will I invest? Many of these involve money and are financial decisions. Here are some case studies of some money decisions which investors may have taken, the issues they faced and

  • motivation

    What motivates you: fear or happiness?

    These opposite moods of fear and happiness affect decision-making, too, writes Dr SHRIRANG BAKHLE.

  • ayurveda

    Ayurveda: The Body and its Vital Forces

    One who remains ignorant, who is unconscious and has an intemperate and unregulated mind, loses control over his sensory organs, which then tend to behave like wild horses without being controlled by a charioteer.

  • Sit-ups’ secret ‘out in the open’!

    BMC’s recent crackdown to curb open defecation is indeed a boon in disguise for people with ‘Piku’ syndrome , writes SUMEET NAIK.

  • Soothing a stressful mind

     A stressful mind can be smoothened through a three C policy: commitment, control and challenge, writes Ravi Valluri.

  • Trend-setting – Off-shoulder creations…

    Wooing the female-brigade, right from the vintage age to the present millennium, off-shoulder outfits have come a long way, writes PRAMITA BOSE.

  • Travel Diaries – Jaipur: A bag of surprises

    The thrill of visiting the Rose Pink City keeps my spirits up, despite the thought of the long bus ride from New Delhi to Jaipur. I am pleasantly surprised by Rajasthan Tourism’s arrangements, as the bus is comfortable and the pit stops en route clean with good food and toilet facilities.  It is another matter that the AC in the bus conks out quite early in the journey but there again I

  • A bite of Good Bread

    India is getting health-conscious but still struggles to find healthy bread. Sapna Sarfare asks chefs to give details for healthier bread options apart from recipes for good healthy breads.

  • Pune make 191/6 against RCB

    Bengaluru: Put in to bat, Rising Pune Supergiants made 191/6 against Royal Challengers Bangalore in an IPL match here today.

  • Weekly prediction 8 to 14 May 20

    Aries;- This week will be promising for you in social and political sector. You will meet new people discuss some serious issues which is going on and might also find some solution on it. There are chances you may even go out of country for some business deals or new ventures. Work environment is going to be very active and people already known to you who were passive in the past could

  • You can leave your hat on!

    The pretty and chic stunner of Khamoshiyan and Satra Ko Shaadi Hai, Sapna Pabbi shares her fashion faves with Pratishtha Malhotra.

  • I don’t pay heed to criticism: Sonam Kapoor

    New Delhi: Unfazed by the flak she received for her last year’s Cannes red carpet outing, actress Sonam Kapoor says she is not bothered about the scrutiny of fashion critics and is rather excited about her appearance at the festival next week.

  • Acting was not first choice: Tanuj Virwani

    Actor Tanuj Virwani, who will soon be seen in the forthcoming thriller “One Night Stand” with actress Sunny Leone, says that acting was never his first choice.

  • People often think I am Bengali: Vidya

    Bollywood actress Vidya Balan says because of her films and the amount of time she spends in Kolkata, people often think she is a Bengali. The actress made her debut in films in a leading role with the Bengali movie “Bhalo Theko” in 2003 before debuting in Bollywood with “Parineeta”.