Free Press Journal
  • The Final Exit: Work Stress overweighs our daily lives

    Increasingly, scores of well-educated, highly paid CEOs, senior managers of multinationals and those working with PSUs are taking their own lives due  to stress and inability to cope with a life. Gayatri Ramanathan recounts what has been happening and the way out​.

  • Abducted Indian’s whereabouts still unknown

    Kabul/Kolkata: Afghanistan and India on Saturday continued their efforts to secure the release of an abducted Indian woman aid worker but her whereabouts remain unknown. Judith D’Souza, 40, working with Aga Khan Foundation, an NGO, was kidnapped on Thursday night while she was returning home after a dinner at a friend’s place in the Qala-e-Fatullah area of Kabul.

  • ‘Greatest of All’ Muhammad Ali buried at hometown in Kentucky

    New York: Fans threw flowers at the hearse, rose petals were scattered along the road and stirring tributes were paid as heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali was laid to rest at a memorial service in his home city of Louisville, Kentucky. The fleet-footed, trash-talking, butterfly-floating, bee-stinging “Greatest of All” and rights activist died last Friday, aged 74.

  • Insurance e-commerce draft policy lauded by insurance cos

    Kolkata: Insurance companies are enthusiastic about the proposed guidelines on selling and servicing of policies through e-commerce platform that aims to do away completely with any kind of physical intervention. The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has come out with the exposure draft on selling and servicing insurance policies through e-commerce platform for comments before final regulation is notified.

  • Why tomorrow may not be

    Equity investors in emerging economies like India need to work with new parameters to maintain success, writes TENSING RODRIGUES.

  • Pro-Tamil outfits demand release of 7 convicts in Rajiv Gandhi case

    Chennai: Several pro-Tamil outfits and political parties took out a rally here demanding release of seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination who have completed 25 years in jail today. Led by Arputhammal, mother of one of the convict Perarivalan, leaders of various political parties, film personalities, activists and supporters participated in the march.

  • Vijay Bahuguna inducted into BJP’s National Executive

    New Delhi: Former Uttarakhand chief minister Vijay Bahuguna, who had rebelled from the Congress and joined hands with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has been inducted in to the saffron party’s National Executive. Bahuguna, along with eight Congress MLAs, formally joined the BJP on May 18 after rebelling from Harish Rawat-led government, which had led to a major political turmoil in Uttarakhand.

  • All four BJP candidates win in Rajasthan Rajya Sabha polls

    Jaipur: All the four BJP candidates, including Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu and senior BJP leader Om Prakash Mathur, won the elections for the four Rajya Sabha seats from Rajasthan on Saturday.

  • In life – Be calm & slow down

    One needs to slow down in life at times to avoid a Blank Out, writes Sumeet Naik.

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    Body Physiology and Astacakra: The Eight Cakras

    Yoga and Ayurveda are excellent, proven and scientific medicinal systems that also provide a model for a supreme quality life and overall development. Yoga and Ayurveda are also the only ways for an individual to attain complete health, eternal bliss and a divine life by the awakening of inner knowledge and consciousness and by developing one’s own intellect, internal strength and complete human energy.

  • Over 30 online petitions demand ‘Udta Punjab’ uncensored

    Mumbai: Over 30 online petitions started by people across the country are demanding the release of an uncensored version of “Udta Punjab“. The petititons on the website Change.org are in the wake of the controversy in which the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) initially demanded 89 cuts, which were then brought down to 13 by its Revising Committee. However, the movie’s makers are fighting against the censorship, for a

  • Pahlaj Nihalani out of date with today’s films: Hansal Mehta

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Hansal Mehta, who himself has struggled to get his films cleared from the censor board in the past, says Pahlaj Nihalani’s understanding of movies is outdated. When Mehta was asked to comment on the state of affairs of film censorship in India, especially with reference to “Udta Punjab“, Mehta said: “It is ridiculous. The problem is that the wrong person has been chosen for the job. I have

  • Shabaab says it executed six ‘spies’ in Somalia

    Mogadishu: Shabaab jihadists in Somalia have publicly executed six men they accused of spying, including one they claimed helped kill their supreme leader in a US
    drone strike, the Al-Qaeda-linked group and local sources said today. Four of the executions took place yesterday evening in the village of Bulofay, in the Bay region in the southwest of the country, the sources said.

  • Salman Khan

    Salman is taking his singing a bit too seriously!

    The newest song to be release form Salman Khan’s upcoming film SULTAN is Jag Ghoomeya. Sung by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, the song is making waves as it sounds impeccably beautiful. Picturised on Salman and Anushka Sharma, the song talks about Sultan expressing his love for Aarfa.

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     Bhumi ain’t doing Gustakhiyaan, Bhansali’s film

    Earlier, there were reports that Sanjay Leela Bhansali had approached actresses like Kareena Kapoor Khan, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra to play Amrita Pritam in the Sahir Ludhianvi biopic, but the latest name doing the rounds is that of Bhumi Pednekar.

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    Kiss Befikre… Oops they did it again!

    Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor can’t get enough of each other. The two BEFIKRE actors are currently in Paris working on the new Adi Chopra film. Every news or picture they release, raises eye brows. The film has about 23 kisses in all between Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor but little did we know that the poster of the film would be a sizzling kiss between the two actors. Ranveer just released

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    Films banned in India

    Here’s a list of few films that were banned for various reason in India.

  • Stop playing with fire in South China Sea, Chinese diplomat tells Philippines

    London: Chinese Ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming has urged Philippines to return to a negotiated solution and some countries from outside the region to “stop playing with fire” regarding the South China Sea. He made the remarks in a signed article “a serious international situation is developing in the South China Sea region.” published by the Daily Telegraph on Friday, reports the Xinhua.