Free Press Journal
  • Cloth masks poor at protecting you against air pollution: study

    New York: Wearing inexpensive cloth masks in the hope of reducing exposure to air pollution may be of only a little benefit and give you a false sense of security, especially in highly polluted areas, new research suggests, reports IANS.

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    Twitter is changing how people mourn

    Washington: Social media is redefining how people grieve, with Twitter in particular widening the conversation around death and mourning which were earlier considered to be private matters, a new study has found, says PTI.

  • Flexitime works better for men compared to women: study

    London: Flexitime and having autonomy over working hours – known as schedule control – works better for men than women and may increase the gender pay gap, a new study has found.

  • Backstreet Boys, NSYNC founder Lou Pearlman dies

    Los Angeles: Lou Pearlman, the producer responsible for boy bands Backstreet Boys and NSYNC, died in prison while serving his 25-year sentence for a USD 300 million Ponzi scheme. He was 62.

  • Iqbal Khan is the ‘Khan’ of the small screen

    He is the man of refreshing candour and an exalted personage whose eminence is the reflection of his unostentatious quality of living. His instantaneous success in Sony TV’s Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai made him the ‘Khan’ of the small screen. &TV’s Waaris fame Iqbal Khan talks with Dhrithi Sudhakar Gulvadi about his outlook towards daily soaps, Hollywood and Bollywood disparity and more…  

  • PeeCee’s next production is a fun family film

    With the vision to create a platform for great stories, irrespective of their genre and language, Priyanka Chopra and her production house, Purple Pebble Pictures proudly announced their next offering, VENTILATOR, produced by Madhu Chopra and directed by Rajesh Mapuskar beginning this year.

  • Kashmir unrest: JD(U) flays Jaitley’s remarks, questions Centre’s inaction

    NewDelhi: The Janata Dal (United) on Monday downplayed Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s remarks on the ongoing Kashmir unrest that Pakistan was “using new methods” to incite violence in the Valley, saying if the government knows the fact why does not it identify wilful defaulters and put them behind bars.

  • Abhishek, Aishwarya not a part of ‘Sarkar 3’

    Bollywood’s power couple Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who had featured together in the 2008 film “Sarkar Raj”, will not be a part of the third instalment of the film franchise, said filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, reports IANS.

  • Ali Fazal hopes his new Hollywood film is ‘Oscar-worthy’

    Actor Ali Fazal, who will work with veteran British actor Judi Dench in Stephen Frears’ next movie, hopes it turns out to be an Oscar-winning project. Ali told IANS: “I just hope this film will be an Oscar-worthy film. I am not thinking of awards as such, but I am more than happy to bag this role. I will start shooting for this film soon. I can’t wait to work with

  • Narsingh Yadav at NADA office

    CAS rules Narsingh intentionally took substance in tablet form

    New Delhi: While handing down a four-year ban on Narsingh Yadav, the Court of Arbitration for Sports has ruled that the wrestler failed to produce any “real evidence” regarding the sabotage theory he had advanced and the balance of probabilities” was that he orally took the banned substance intentionally in tablet form on more than one occasion.

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    Aditi will never allow herself to be typecast 

    Actress Aditi Rao Hydari says she will never allow herself to get typecast in the film industry. “I didn’t know about movies and this industry, as I did not grow up here. But as an actress, I will never allow myself to be typecast because it’s so boring,” Aditi told IANS.

  • Sushmita is happy for ‘AANKHEN’ sequel

    Bollywood actress and model Sushmita Sen, who had played an important part in 2002-hit film “Aankhen”, is happy that the sequel of the film is being made. “I am just happy that there is a sequel being made because it is a brilliant film. The film was scripted from a famous Marathi play. I am very excited to see the part 2.” Sen said on the sidelines of a fashion ,

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    J&K opposition leaders meet Rahul Gandhi over prolonged unrest

    New Delhi: With Kashmir under curfew for the last 44 days, former state chief minister Omar Abdullah today led a joint delegation of opposition parties for a meeting with Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi where he pitched for efforts to find a political solution to the violent unrest which has claimed 64 lives so far.

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    Attaining self- reliance— By T.G.L. Iyer 

    SELF-RELIANCE is not about changing ourselves; it is about becoming ourselves. Underneath all our artificial exterior is a human being waiting to be woken up. Ignoring or betraying this authentic self is what is responsible for in this world. What we are seeking really is to discover ourselves. By doing so we uncover the divine energy that runs through each and everyone of us. We can start right now to live genuinely