Free Press Journal
  • Madame Tussauds comes to Delhi, to house Bollywood A-listers

    Remember the whole waxwork scene in FAN, where we saw Shah Rukh Khan in a thrilling scene with his waxwork? Now you can create your own crazy scenarios with a range of stars now that Madame Tussauds Delhi has come knocking.

  • Tannishtha Chatterjee speaks up at NFCD Film Bazaar

    Speaking at the discussion on Women Protagonists in Indian Filmscape – Changing Dyamics at the 10th NFCD Film Bazaar, was the gutsy Tannishtha Chatterjee, who had recently delivered a blow to a comedy show who had poked fun of her dusky complexion. “I think these tags of a film being ‘women-oriented’ and ‘heroine-oriented’ have to slowly go out at some point, to feel that we are reaching a point of gender equality,

  • Waiting for Irrfan Khan’s new Movie

    We confess we have been missing Irrfan Khan at the Indian box office…Which is why we have our sights set on Hindi Medium starring the powerhouse performer and directed by Saket Chaudhary, which will release on March 31, 2017!
    Hindi Medium is a light hearted romantic film about a young couple in Chandni Chowk in Delhi, who aspire to move into society’s upper crust.

  • Iulia Vantur back…also in Salman’s Life?

    Just as we were resigning ourselves to the fact that Bhai had moved on with Amy Jackson, with Iulia Vantur packed off back home to Romania, it appears that the lady is back! It didn’t need a particularly sharp pair of eyes to note that a picture she shared on her Instagram, showed not just a cup of coffee but an auto-rickshaw also visible in the background!

  • Daddy Shahid Kapoor on duty

    Cynical as we usually are, we have to admit that the latest revelation about Shahid Kapoor makes us love him a little bit more. The star recently revealed that he hates keeping a wallet on him; he finds it uncomfortable to be carrying it in his pocket.

  • I’ve no outlet for venting my personal issues: Shah Rukh Khan

    He is known as the “Badshah of Bollywood”, has delivered several blockbuster films in 25 years of his career, has millions of fans wanting to catch just a glimpse of him, but superstar Shah Rukh Khan says he does feel “lonely at times” and has “no venting” for his personal issues.

  • Huge deposit of frozen underground water found on Mars

    Houston: Scientists using data from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have found a huge reservoir of water frozen beneath a region of cracked and pitted plains of the red planet, which may prove to be a vital resource for astronauts in future, says PTI.

  • Yogic breathing may help fight major depression

    Washington: A breathing-based yogic meditation practice may help alleviate severe depression in people who do not fully respond to antidepressant treatments, according to a new study led by an Indian-origin scientist.

  • Toxic amphibian defenses at higher risk of extinction

    Washington: A recent study published in the journal Royal Society Open Science, found that amphibians which use poisonous defenses are more likely to get extinct than other species, reports ANI. Research published by a Swansea University scientist has suggested amphibians which have a toxic defense against predators such as the iconic poison dart frogs have a much higher risk of extinction than species which use other types of defense mechanisms.

  • “In Dear Zindagi I play someone unlike me; a good looking, charming musician singer”- Ali Zafar

    The very likeable singer-composer-actor Ali Zafar is unable to be in India for the release of his new film the endearingly romantic Dear Zindagi. Ali who used to be a frequent visitor to Bollywood and India to act in films and perform live on stage was last seen in Shaad Ali’s underwhelming Kill Dil, then an ‘item song’ in the sequel to Tere Bin Laden. Ali has been missing from publicity and promotion of

  • Post meal sleepiness? Blame protein and salt

    New Delhi: Sleepiness after a large meal is something we all experience, and new research with fruit flies suggests higher protein and salt content in our food, as well as the volume consumed, can lead to longer naps. Writing in the journal eLife, scientists from The Scripps Research Institute, US, have for the first time found a way to study ”food comas” in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster and explained some of

  • Supreme Court hauls up government for not appointing Lokpal

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday hauled up the government for not amending the Lokpal Act to recognise the leader of the single largest opposition party in Parliament as the leader of the opposition.

  • ‘Invisibility cloaks’ may protect buildings from quakes

    London: Scientists are developing large structures inspired by ‘cloaking’ materials for sound and light, which may be used to protect buildings from earthquakes, according to PTI. Earthquakes travel in waves, much as sound and light do. Scientists have previously designed materials with internal structures that interfere with the propagation of sound and light.

  • Climate changing ‘too fast’ for plants, animals to adapt

    Washington: Many species will not be able to adapt fast enough to survive climate change, with amphibians, reptiles and plants being particularly vulnerable, scientists have found. A study of more than 250 plants and animals suggests their ability to adapt to changes in rainfall and temperature will be vastly outpaced by future climate change, reports PTI.

  • New technique to prevent illegal copying of photos, videos

    Beijing: Scientists have developed an innovative light-based technique to create secure, invisible watermarks that can be used to prevent photos, videos and books from being illegally copied and distributed, according to PTI.

  • Google Glass may slow down brain’s response time: study

    Washington: Using heads-up display technology like Google Glass may slow down the brain’s response time, a new study has warned, reports PTI. That could pose issues for people driving, when a delay of a few seconds could mean the difference between life and death, researchers said.

  • Gauri Shinde is a genius: Alia Bhatt

    Mumbai: Actress Alia Bhatt, who has worked with a female director Gauri Shinde for the first time in her career, calls her a genius.

  • Sartaj Aziz to attend Heart of Asia conference in Amritsar

    New Delhi: Pakistan has conveyed to India that its Prime Minister’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz will be attending the Heart of Asia (HoA) conference in Amritsar on December 3 and 4.