Free Press Journal
  • Love at Kashish 2016 – Celebrating LGBT at USCG, BKC

    A list actor Ian Mckellen of Lord of the Rings and X Men fame will be the star attraction at the inaugural of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival being held from May 25-29, 2016 at three venues in Mumbai,notably Liberty Cinema (with support from Osians) Alliance Française de Bombay and Max Mueller Bhavan.

  • Tapsee’s goodwill deed for an athlete

    Taapsee Pannu is definitely an actress much in love with sports. Her twitter feed if anyone follows her is always buzzing with her support and constant following of all tennis, cricket and football matches. The actress even finds time to travel across the globe anytime she can for major sporting tournaments. It’s her passion for sports that encouraged her to come forth and raise money for an aspiring Athlete by the name

  • Housefull 3 team goes club hopping

    The team of Housefull seems to be having a ball of a time promoting the film. They launched the first song, Taang Uthake amidst their fans and even gave a surprise performance.

  • Guess why Jacqueline cannot go wrong with comedy?

    There have been times when, B-Town celebrities have trained under fitness trainers, martial arts trainers, even life coaches, to prepare for their characters, however this is something for the first time you’ll be hearing.

  • New age actors who turned writers

    Gulshan Devaiah:​ Gulshan Devaiah the Shaitaan actor who will be soon seen in Cabaret was first a fashion designer but his love for acting got him in the film industry where his work was appreciated a lot by the industry as well as the audiences that motivated him and Gulshan has now turned a writer for his upcoming movie “PICHCHAR”.

  • Recreation of songs can be tricky: Armaan Malik

    New Delhi: Singer Armaan Malik, who has belted out hits songs like “Wajah tum ho”, “Naina”, “Chaar shanivaar” and the reworked version of the 1991 song “Tumhe apna banane ki”, says recreations can be tricky.

  • Sebi bans Jeevan Suraksha Real Estate, its directors

    New Delhi: Market regulator Sebi today imposed a ban on Jeevan Suraksha Real Estate and its directors for violation of market norms in raising of funds from public through equity shares.

  • Why was Ali Fazal miffed with an airline staff?

    Actor Ali Fazal who was recently shooting for Prakash Raj directorial TADKA opposite Taapsee Paanu in Goa faced a horrible experience by the ground staff of GoAir at the Goa Airport while travelling back to Mumbai. According to a fellow passenger, the problem arose when Ali landed at a wrong gate within the airport and he was then guided to another gate and the staff present there instead of helping him treated him in

  • Key gene linked to diabetes, Down syndrome identified

    Sydney: Researchers have identified a gene that can cause defects in insulin secretion in people with Type-2 diabetes as well as in those with Down syndrome. Type-2 diabetes (T2D) is a complex metabolic disease associated with obesity and insulin resistance due to pancreatic beta-cell dysfunction.

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    Shanghvi, Telenor, IDFC Bank withdraw from payments bank

    Mumbai: Telenor Financial Services, IDFC Bank and Sun Pharma’s Dilip Shanghvi have decided to withdraw their licence to set up a payments bank. They are the second applicant to withdraw from the licence after Cholamandalam group pulled out of payments banks race a couple of months back.

  • Blindness in US will double by 2050

    Los Angeles: Prevalence in visual impairment (VI) and blindness in the US is expected to double over the next 35 years, a new study led by an Indian-origin researcher has warned. By 2050, the number of Americans with a variety of eye disease and impairment issues, including age-related macular degeneration (AMD), glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy (DR) and cataracts, will dramatically increase impacting both individuals and society, according to researchers from University of Southern California

  • Save yourself from heat stroke as mercury goes up

    New Delhi: As the mercury levels are soaring in north India, being out in the sweltering heat can result in heat stroke which can be extremely harmful, even fatal, says an expert.

  • ‘Sunscreen gene’ may help protect against skin cancer

    Los Angeles: Scientists have identified a ‘sunscreen gene’ that may help protect against melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Researchers found that melanoma patients with deficient or mutant copies of the “UV radiation Resistance Associated Gene” are less protected from harmful ultraviolet rays.

  • ‘Kids getting hooked to smartphones at age 10 in US’

    Washington: The average age at which a child can get his or her first smartphone has now come down to 10.3 years, media said on Friday.  While the usage of tablets has surged from 26 percent to 55 percent as the kids’ device of choice, smartphones are trailing at 45 percent but rising from 39 percent in 2012, technology website TechCrunch reported.

  • Viv Richards backs sacked Ambrose

    St. John’s (Antigua): Batting legend Vivian Richards has come out in defence of sacked West Indies bowling coach Curtly Ambrose.  Ambrose was sacked as the West Indies bowling coach and replaced by Barbados’ Roddy Estwick ahead of next month’s tri-nation series with the visiting Australia and South Africa teams.

  • SC imposes Rs.25,000 cost for judicial order’s faulty English translation

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday imposed a cost of Rs. 25,000 on a petitioner in a criminal case for filing an erroneous English translation of a judicial order in Hindi which was wrong on grammar, construction of sentences, usage of words and punctuation.

  • Docs in govt hospitals threaten to go on strike over pay

    New Delhi: Doctors working in government hospitals in Delhi today threatened to go on strike from May 26 if the government does not meet their demands regarding salaries and allowances.