Free Press Journal
  • “I find the younger lot really inspiring”, says Sudhir Mishra

    Creator of such substantive and acclaimed films as Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi, Chameli and Yeh Saali Zindagi, Sudhir Mishra tells Nichola Pais that the industry needs to be nurtured, even as the walls between mainstream and indie cinema come down.

  • Ali Zafar dazzles in his cameo in Dear Zindagi

    Gauri Shinde’s latest slice-of-life entertainer, Dear Zindagi has opened to rave reviews and applause from the audiences and critics. Besides superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Alia Bhatt, Ali Zafar too has been receiving encouraging feedback from all quarters.

  • Sonam Kapoor wants to work with Rajkumar Hirani

    Actress Sonam Kapoor says that she can’t give confirmation about any of her future projects till the time the director or producer approve it but she would like to work with Rajkumar Hirani someday. It has been reported that Hirani has zeroed in on Sonam Kapoor to play an actor from the 1980s and 1990s in Sanjay Dutt’s biopic, opposite Ranbir Kapoor, sasy IANS.

  • Don’t portray me like a hero: Gawli told Arjun

    Arjun Rampal’s transformation as Arun Gawli is undoubtedly praise worthy. Releasing the teaser of his upcoming film along with the Gawli family, Arjun seems excited about his solo lead film. His last film Rock On 2 did not fare well at the box office hence Arjun has been hopeful that this film may bring him success.

  • Phishing websites stealing data from 26 Indian banks

    New Delhi: Researchers from US-based cyber security company FireEye have claimed discovering malicious phishing websites created by cyber criminals that spoof 26 Indian banks to steal personal information from customers, reports IANS.

  • Mac inventor dies at age 98

    Washington: The creator of fast food chain McDonald’s famous burger, the ‘Big Mac’, has died aged 98 at his home in United States, media reports said, says IANS. Michael James Delligatti, a McDonald’s franchisee, invented the burger while running his restaurant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1967, the Guardian reported.

  • No play makes your son a dull boy: Study

    London: Is your son in primary school showing poor reading and maths skills? Blame it on the sedentary lifestyle, suggests a study. The study showed that adolescent boys spending less time in physical activity and more hours in sitting idle are prone to show poor academic skills, says IANS.

  • Earth’s ‘technosphere’ weighs 30 trillion tonnes

    London: Earth’s technosphere, which comprises of all the structures that humans have constructed to keep them alive on the planet, now weighs an enormous 30 trillion tonnes, a new study has found.

  • Indian-origin astronomer spots tiniest asteroid

    New York: Using data from four different telescopes, a team of astronomers led by an Indian-origin researcher has reported that an asteroid discovered last year is the tiniest known asteroid, according to IANS. At two meters (six feet) in diameter, the asteroid, named 2015 TC25, is also one of the brightest near-Earth asteroids ever discovered, the researchers said.

  • Flexible polymer patch can mend broken hearts

    Melbourne: Researchers have developed a new flexible polymer patch which can improve the conduction of electrical impulses across damaged heart tissue. The patch, which has been shown to work in animal models, is long lasting and has the significant advantage that it can be stuck onto the heart without the need for stitches, according to PTI.

  • New online tool lets everyone track epidemic outbreaks

    London: Researchers have developed a free, real-time epidemic visualisation and tracking platform that can be used to monitor outbreaks of Ebola, Zika and antibiotic-resistant microbes.

  • Human ancestor ‘Lucy’ could climb trees: study

    Washington: The 3.18 million-year-old human ancestor Lucy may have frequently climbed trees and nested in them at night to avoid predators, a new study of the hominim’s fossilised skeleton suggests.

  • Relief to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry as cyclone Nada weakens

    Chennai/Cuddalore: In a relief, cyclonic storm Nada today weakened into a deep depression and is likely to cross the Tamil Nadu coast tomorrow, even as rains lashed several parts of the scarcity-hit state.