Free Press Journal
  • Obama meets survivor of US bombs in Laos

    Vientiane:  US president Barack Obama today met a survivor maimed by American bombs covertly dropped on Laos decades ago after pledging to help clean up a country he said was still living in the shadow of war.

  • Air China tip to London visitors: avoid Indian, Pakistani areas

    London: Air China’s in-flight magazine has advised London visitors to take ‘precautions’ when entering areas populated by “Indians, Pakistanis and black people”, according to a media report. Air China’s ‘Wings of China’ carries a long feature on visiting London, with almost a third of the magazine dedicated to tourist attractions in Britain’s capital and other famous towns such as Oxford, the CNBC reported.

  • Japanese man, 73, in record swimming bid

    Tokyo: A Japanese man aged 73 sought to become the world’s oldest person to swim across the country’s Tsugaru Strait today, braving treacherous currents and stinging jellyfish in his quest.

  • Actors and their Bollywood idols

    Teachers are our second parents, is something that is fed in our minds since childhood and does stand true in our lives Teachers are an inspiration and we look up to them for being better and being guided on the right track. This phenomenon also prevails in and we have seen actors talk about their idols and inspirations. Here are a few Bollywood actors and their on-screen inspirations.

  • For the first time ever…

    Bollywood biggies Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan team up for Thugs of Hindostan

  • Did Katrina just beat Kangana?

    Rajeev Masand in his recent column brings out this shocking inside story stating how initially Anand L Rai was keen on casting Kangana Ranaut opposite Shah Rukh in his next – the dwarf film. However considering how he had a tough time shooting with Ms Ranaut during ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’, he’s now planning to finalise Katrina for the role.

  • Last two years were difficult, but not professionally: Katrina

    Her last few films did not do well at the box office, but actress Katrina Kaif says that the last two years in her life were difficult but not for professional reasons. Katrina was in a long-term relationship with actor Ranbir Kapoor, but the duo broke up earlier this year.

  • Electric fans may make elderly feel hotter, not colder

    New York: While electric fans keep young adults cooler by increasing the evaporation of sweat, they may, surprisingly, have the opposite effect for those above the age of 60, suggests new research, reports IANS.

  • WHO commits to eliminate, neglected tropical diseases

    Colombo: Health ministers of World Health Organisaton (WHO) South-East Asia Region today reaffirmed their commitment to achieve time-bound targets to control, eliminate and eradicate neglected tropical diseases, which continue to burden marginalized populations, reports ANI.

  • NASA chasing down asteroid to scoop up, bring back samples

    Cape CanaveralNASA is going after an asteroid this week like never before. It’s launching a spacecraft to the exotic black rock named Bennu, vacuuming up handfuls of gravel from the surface, and then in a grand finale, delivering the pay dirt all the way back to Earth, reports AP.

  • Humans of Indore

    For some people professional satisfaction is not about earning big, it’s about doing big. Meet 32-year-old Anirudh Singh, a lawyer, for whom earning money was never prime motive in life.

  • RIGHT TO PEE – Lack of public toilets plagues Sarafa

    Sarafa Bazaar is one of the biggest jewelry markets in the country and it is known for its evening food market, which serves the foodies till late night. This market conducts business worth hundreds of crores everyday and thousands of people visit the market as well.

  • Terrace gardening is Bahadur Singh’s way of living amidst nature

    “Every time I have some moment on seashore, or in the mountains, or sometimes in a quiet forest, I think this is why environment has to be preserved,” American former professional basketball player and politician Bill Bradley quoted.