Free Press Journal
  • For Abhishek Kapoor, filmmaking is a humbling experience

    Director Abhishek Kapoor, whose last film “Fitoor” did not do well at the box office, says for him filmmaking is a humbling experience and he does not give much importance to the results. “For me, filmmaking is a very humbling experience. I chase an idea that I would like to watch and I choose to work with people who will respect me,” Abhishek told PTI.

  • Civic polls: Devendra Fadnavis, Uddhav Thackeray hold preliminary talks

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today held preliminary talks with Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray over phone about alliance for the upcoming elections to 10 municipal corporations including those in Mumbai and neighbouring Thane.

  • Student’s personal values are influenced by school principals

    New York:  Personal values of students are often influenced by school Principals and become more similar to those of them with time, a new study has found, says IANS. The findings indicate that principals’ values are linked with aspects of school climate which are, in turn, linked with students’ own values.

  • Difficult to adapt book into film: Vishal Bharadwaj

    Filmmaker Vishal Bharadwaj, who has successfully completed a trilogy on William Shakespeare’s three tragedies, says it is difficult to recreate the magic of words on screen. Bharadwaj garnered critical acclaim and won accolades for adapting “Maqbool” (2003) from “Macbeth”, “Omkara” (2006) from “Othello”, and “Haider” (2014) from “Hamlet”.

  • Indian moms rank 3 rd in foreign-born babies in US

    Washington: Indian women rank third after their Mexican and Chinese peers among foreign mothers giving birth to children in the US with Asian immigrants increasingly accounting for a larger share, according to a latest study, according to PTI.

  • India ranked fifth in terms of bio-capacity, says study

    New Delhi: The WWF’s Living Planet Report 2016 has ranked India fifth in terms of bio-capacity – an ecosystem’s capacity to produce resources such as food, fiber and renewable raw materials and absorb carbon dioxide, reports ANI.

  • New York Museum to display original set of 176 emojis

    New York: Emojis, the extremely popular new- age graphic communication, will now be displayed alongside masterpieces by artists like Pablo Picasso and Vincent van Gogh at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) here after it acquired the original set of 176 emoji for its permanent collection, says PTI.

  • Gerard Butler to return as Mike Banning in ‘Angel Has Fallen’

    Actor Gerard Butler is set to reprise his role as secret service agent Mike Banning in the upcoming “Angel Has Fallen”. “Angel” is a code name for the President’s official plane Air Force One in the new movie, reported Deadline, reports PTI. The film is the third in franchise after “Olympus Has Fallen” and “London Has Fallen”.

  • Weekend guide for this Diwali

    Shamiana Night 

    What: A serenading evening awaits you this festive season at Kangan. Savour a scrumptious Indian set meal crafted for the occasion with a live ghazal performance.

  • Battery inspired by human gut could power your phone

    London: Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a prototype of a next-generation lithium sulphur battery which takes its inspiration in part from the cells lining the human intestine, according to IANS.

  • Deepika Padukone to celebrate Diwali with family

    Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone is heading to Bengaluru to celebrate Diwali with her family members. She says the festival has always been special to them.

  • Add a Touch of Romance: Take a Golfing Getaway

    The Game of Golf comes with many perks. One of them being that most renowned golf courses around the world are located in the most romantic locations.  Although golf is the top agenda on a Golfing holiday, a little bit of romance will only spice up the game. Therefore, if you want a golfing outing that can double up as a romantic getaway, then here’s a list you can’t miss. 

  • Amar Singh is scared of expelled SP party leader Ram Gopal Yadav’s threats

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh on Thursday said he is scared about the threats coming from expelled party leader Ram Gopal Yadav, as the latter has his roots in the one-time dacoit-infested region of Chambal and has used both a carbine and a pen.

  • Top 5 reasons why working moms should make juice their morning potion

    Being a mommy in the modern times is no easy task. And to top it, if you are working, then life sure becomes a challenge. Shuttling between work, kids, and home hardly leaves you with any time for yourself. With the kids being your priority, ‘my time’ becomes a luxury.  But hey you pretty ladies, don’t slack off. We have a morning elixir to charge you up. We suggest you make a

  • Soldier martyred, another hurt as Army foils infiltration bid

    Srinagar: One soldier was killed and another injured today as army foiled an infiltration bid by terrorists from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir in Tangdhar sector along Line of Control in Kashmir, army said here.