Free Press Journal
  • German heritage: Perfectly preserved

    Uday K. Chakraborty visits the medieval cities of Germany which have managed to retain its old world charm, remaining untouched by modernity.

  • Go Hollywood this summer at Planet Hollywood Goa

    Expect a very cushioned, celebrity treatment at the brand new Planet Hollywood Goa which bears testimony to its name, writes Misbaah Mansuri.

  • Food Guide: Live it up at Lima

    Peruvian, Brazilian and Mexican delicacies promise to divulge something new on every visit, says Gita Hari.

  • It’s time for some third degree!

    Hunting for one’s own passing certificates and degrees after years, just to prove your credentials to someone’s pigment of doubt is always  a torture of its kind, writes Sumeet Naik.

  • Desiring designers under 10K

    There is a growing market of affordable designer wear under 10K in India, but it comes with terms and conditions. Sapna Sarfare finds more about this.

  • Tips for building your portfolio in volatile times

    Investing and reaping handsome returns is what all investors set out to achieve but where we falter along the way is the path we chose. While there are various investment avenues like equities, fixed income instruments like Fixed Deposits, Public Provident Fund (PPF), Post Office deposits, etc, bullion and real estate, this article specifically focuses on two ideas that are appealing to this writer. The first one being PPF and second is

  • Money management: Mistakes that professionals make

    It takes years of studies followed by years of rigorous hard work for professionals to establish a great career. In midst of pursuit of professional excellence and family responsibilities, often money management takes a back seat. The focus with respect to money remains on only two aspects- making good amount of money and saving taxes. Most often other aspects get totally neglected. The neglect is realised only in times of crisis or

  • The most misunderstood concept of ‘satisfaction’

    People equate the concept of satisfaction with being a low-achiever – with a subtle hint at laziness and smallness. But it means beginning each day raring to achieve more with contented feeling, writes Dr Shrirang Bakhle.

  • Hollywood is radically different for men: Chris Evans

    Los Angeles: “Captain America: Civil War” star Chris Evans says Hollywood is a “radically different landscape” for men. On the talk show “Chelsea”, Evans said: “You can’t stick your head in the ground like that. Being a guy, it’s a radically different landscape. I think there is a gender gap that is ubiquitous in Hollywood, and I think a lot of times it’s hard to even identify.

  • Realty Bites: A journey through India’s most controversial sector

    It takes courage to stand in a cess pool and proclaim that the water feels good or, that with a little treatment or with the entry of cleaner people, the swim could become enjoyable. The author of the book under review specifically admits that “real estate is a cesspool of corruption and irregularities,” and asserts that this situation needs to and can improve.

  • Gauri Khan poses with poise

    New Delhi: Gauri Khan has proven her grace time and again without being actively associated to films. The 45-year-old mother, star-wife, producer, interior designer and an entrepreneur took to her Instagram account to share a recent photoshoot with ace photographer Avinash Gowariker.

  • Big B asks fans to hop on ‘TE3N’ express

    Mumbai: With a special campaign – Te3n It Around — megastar Amitabh Bachchan has asked fans and audiences to join the journey of “TE3N” by coming up with innovative ideas for the promotion of the forthcoming film. The 73-year-old took the digital route to ask fans for suggestions. In a special video, the actor is seen saying, “This time we want to know how you want to promote the film and market

  • Relations with Pakistan are important, says US

    Washington: The US enjoys an important relationship with Pakistan, state department spokesperson John Kirby has said, dispelling the notion that relations between the two countries had reached a stalemate. Kirby on Friday said ties between the two countries were complicated at times but it is an important relationship that “we continue to work at very, very seriously, and we are going to remain committed to”.

  • Book review: The Silk Road – a biography

    The Silk Road is not a place, but a journey, a route from the edges of the Mediterranean to the central plains of China, through high mountains and inhospitable deserts.

  • Jaya writes to PM Modi over demolition of church by Sri Lanka

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over reports indicating that the Sri Lankan Government plans to demolish and reconstruct the ancient St Anthonys Church on the island of Katchatheevu, which holds great significance by Tamil fishermen who have been visiting the church since centuries. In the letter, she states that the fishermen who mostly belong to the Roman Catholic faith are extremely concerned that they

  • Deepika Padukone to wrap up ‘xXx’ in a week

    New Delhi: Finally, Deepika Padukone is almost done with the shoot of her Hollywood debut movie ‘xXx: The Return of Xander Cage.’

  • IndiGo suspends Srinagar ground staff for security breach

    Srinagar: IndiGo airlines on Saturday suspended its ground staff at Srinagar airport after investigations proved that the chief security officer of the airport had breached security on April 1. A statement by IndiGo airlines said here: “As per the internal investigation conducted by IndiGo, it was observed that Tilak Raj, Chief Security Officer-Srinagar Airport, Airports Authority of India (AAI), flew from Srinagar to Delhi on flight 6E-436, April 01, 2016 using the