Free Press Journal
  • Guilhem Desq-Hurdy Gurdy Player

    Guilhem Desq is a hurdy gurdy player from France. He started studying hurdy gurdy and playing traditional music in 1998. He has participated in different traditional projects since then, such as “Aital Sem”, but also plays drums with a heavy metal band “Lords Of Kahuzan” with whom he released an album in 2008.

  • Krtin Kanna Nithiyanandam-Researcher

    Krtin is currently a school student at Sutton Grammar School. His fascination with science started at an early age when he underwent a series of operations.

  • EL Seed-Calligraphy Artist

    French-Tunisian artist eL Seed blends the historic art of Arabic calligraphy with graffiti to portray messages of beauty, poetry and peace across all continents. eL Seed’s work incorporates traditional Arabic calligraphy into graffiti, a style he calls calligraffiti.

  • Making the best use of food waste: Neel Ghose, Robinhood Army

    Robin Hood Army is a volunteer-based organisation which collects excess food from restaurants and distributes it to the less fortunate. A group of six, it has grown to 1,000 volunteers spread across 18 cities, who have served more than 2.5 lakh people. Neel Ghose, Vice-President of Zomato, hit upon the concept when he was in Portugal where he came across an organisation called Refood. RHA now has operations in Pakistan, where volunteer groups

  • Prukalpa Sankar-Co-founder, SocialCops

    Prukalpa Sankar co-founded SocialCops (http://www.socialcops.com/) in 2013 when she was just 21. Since then, SocialCops has partnered with over 150 organizations across 7+ countries to confront the world’s most critical problems with data.

  • Sumit Sadawarti-Singer & Songwriter

    Sumit Sadawarti is a self-taught jazz, blues and soul singer and songwriter who is heavily inspired by the vocal stylings of Amy Winehouse and Nina Simone. He is an advanced vocalist with an ability to inculcate complex melismas and riffs in his powerhouse voice which soars along to the light, rhythmic sound of the piano that he plays.

  • Indonesian police plane missing with 13 on board

    Jakarta: An Indonesian police plane with 13 people on board lost contact during a flight today to the island of Batam near Singapore, authorities said.

  • Mira Rajput calls hubby Shahid Kapoor a cradle-snatcher

    Amidst speculations about Shahid Kapoor coming to the chat show Koffee With Karan with his reel wife Deepika Padukone, recently we revealed that the partner accompanying Sasha on the show is none other than his real wife Mira Rajput. While they have often been spotted at airports, events or Instagram pictures together, this will be the first time where audience will get to witness the bond of Shahid – Mira on television.

  • Don’t defame Army: West Bengal Governor tells Mamata Banerjee

    Kolkata: In an apparent reference to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Saturday urged all not to make defamatory allegations against a responsible organisation like the Indian Army.

  • Now Indian Railways plan to go cashless for ticket booking, renew passes

    Following the Centre’s communication, the Indian Railways has taken its first step towards a cashless and digital economy. Indian Railways now want to introduce the sale of season and long-distance travel railway tickets via credit and debit cards. Indian railways have asked several lenders including State Bank of India and ICICI Bank among others to provide around 15,000 Point of Sale (PoS) machines at the reservation counters by 31 December.

  • Mumbai: BEST to ply 3 bus routes from Dadar between 2-4 am

    Missed your last train don’t worry Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) has buses for you. Even though BEST has been in loss for quiet a long time now, they have decided to start this bus special buses for the travellers who miss their last trains.

  • Mumbai: Govt to soon launch aggregated Taxi app, revised taxi scheme

    To bring all taxis (Ola, Uber and Kaali Peeli taxi) services under one law, Government had intiated ‘City Taxi Scheme 2016’. Suggestions for the City Taxi Scheme 2016, which seek to regulate the operation of various cab services including app-based ones, has been submitted to the state government, by the transport department.

  • Mumbai: Thanekars to get metered water soon

    Mumbai: To tackle water crisis in Thane district, Thane Municipal Corporation has taken decision to fixed water meters for each household in Thane.