Free Press Journal
  • Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2016- Day 2

    The second day at Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2016 was dedicated to sustainable fashion and Indian textiles. The aura of today’s fashion shows revolved around designers celebrating fashion with home grown textiles as their primary concept. By creating a different perspective towards handlooms and Indian weaves, Lakmé also took the initiative to bring forth the designers of Assam and allowing them to showcase their distinctive creations.

  • Italy quake death toll nears 250

    Amatrice: The death toll from a powerful earthquake in central Italy rose to 247 amid fears many more corpses would be found in the rubble of devastated mountain villages.

  • Navy takes up Scorpene leak issue with French government

    New Delhi: A day after reports that documents related to India’s Scorpene submarine have been leaked, the Indian Navy on Thursday said the issue has been taken up with the French government, as a high-level committee set up by the Defence Ministry analyses the impact.

  • IIT-B names, shames start-ups for reneging on job offers

    Mumbai: In an unprecedented move, the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) on Thursday released the names of nine companies it has blacklisted for allegedly going back on plum job placements they offered to its students.

  • Manish Paul finds a family in US

    A chance encounter with one’s favourite actor is nothing less than a dream come true. Manish Paul recently fulfilled one of his fan’s wish to meet him. The celebrated television host who was honoured at the India Day Parade in New York recently was approached by an ardent fan for dinner at his house. Interestingly, the fan’s family members are huge fans of Manish and invited him to their house for dinner.

  • Iulia Vantur denies the love angle

    All his bachelor fans were more than happy when Iulia Vantur was being hailed as a stable name associated with the Bhai of Bollywood, Salman Khan. At family function, at friend’s wedding and at film screenings, Iulia would be often are seen escorting Salman’s parents.

  • “When individuals feel valued and respected, peace is a natural outcome”, teaches Bharat Soka Gakkai

    Against the backdrop of mounting violence worldwide, Buddhist organisation Soka Gakkai International’s (SGI) Indian arm Bharat Soka Gakkai (BSG) is holding a symposium entitled ‘Universal Respect for Human Dignity: The Great Path to Peace’, which is based on SGI President Daisaku Ikeda’s 2016 peace proposal. Vishesh Gupta, Chairperson – Bharat Soka Gakkai speaks to Ketan Tanna about spreading peace in the world and more.

  • Antibiotic overuse harming Indias fight against TB

    Toronto: India, which is facing the highest burden of tuberculosis (TB) in the world, is also the world’s largest consumer of antibiotics, say researchers of Indian-origin in a study, conducted to determine whether pharmacies have contributed to the inappropriate use of antibiotics, reports IANS.

  • Cybercrime in India up by 300% in 3 years

    New Delhi: Cybercrime cases in the country registered under the IT Act surged nearly 300 per cent between 2011 and 2014, according to a study, which cautioned that cyber attacks around the world are occurring at a greater frequency and intensity, says PTI.

  • New method may narrow down search for Earth 2.0

    Washington: A new method for analysing the chemical composition of stars may help scientists winnow the search for Earth-like planets where life like ours can form, a new study has found, says PTI.