Free Press Journal
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    Mumbai Heritage Walk: My tryst with drama, sepia cinema, and, the Royal Opera House

    When quiz about the history of Indian Cinema the first thought that passes my mind is of the Indian realistic silent film ‘Raja Harishchandra’ (1993) based on the legend of Raja Harishchandra narrated in the Ramayana and Mahabharata. And the rest is history (literally!). But do you know the film was premiered on April 21, 1913 at the Olympia Theatre in Grant Road for a selected audience and later at Girgaon’s Bombay’s Coronation Cinema

  • Overlooking sexual health of older people affects wellbeing

    London: Sexual health of people over 50 should not be overlooked by health care professionals in order to help maintain wellbeing in old age, a new study has found. Researchers from University of Sheffield, University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan in the UK analysed data from over 7,000 people to examine difficulties with sexual activities and function, attitudes towards sex and details about the current sexual partners of over 50s.

  • Anxiety may trouble premature babies later in life, says study

    Toronto: Premature babies born with extremely low birth weight are not only at risk of physical problems but are also more likely to experience later in life mental health problems – mainly involving attention, anxiety-related and social problems, a study says.

  • Red planet would have been flooded by water

    London: Scientists have discovered a patch of land in an ancient valley on Mars that may have been flooded by water in the not-too-distant past and could serve as the prime target to begin searching for evidence of life forms on the red planet.

  • “I am sure Zaheer will watch Irada”: Sagarika Ghatge

    Sagarika Ghatge in an exclusive interview with Bollywood Hungama‘s Faridoon Shahryar speaks about how she is in a happy space currently and her sporty side. And yes the name of a prominent cricketer makes her smile like a dream. Do watch the embedded video too.

  • UK schoolboy pledged allegiance to ISIS in class

    London: A 10-year-old schoolboy in the UK stood up in his class to pledge allegiance to the Islamic State (ISIS) terror group after watching blood-curdling beheading videos online.

  • Maharashtra, inter caste marriage, inter religion marriage, honour killing, maharashtra government, law

    Now pay 10% tax if your marriage Bill exceeds Rs 5 lakh

    New Delhi: A Bill in the Lok Sabha seeks to put a limit on the number of guests to be invited and dishes to be served in weddings to check “show of wealth” and wants those spending above Rs 5 lakh to contribute towards marriages of poor girls.

  • Work is not PM Modi’s cup of tea, taunts Rahul Gandhi

    Barabanki: Launching a scathing attack at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said work is not the former’s cup of tea.

  • Mumbai: MMRDA approaches Union government to get funds for Metro projects

    In a major embarrassment to city’s town planning authority, the Mumbai Metropolitian Region Development Authority (MMRDA), the Maharashtra government has declined become a guarantor for its plans to raise funds from the international agencies for the rolling stock of the DN Nagar-Dahisar and Andheri east-Dahisar East metro station. MMRDA is now approaching the Union Government for help to get funds for the rolling stocks or else the metro project would be far from over.

  • Lucky to observe Vidya Balan act: Pallavi Sharda

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Pallavi Sharda wasn’t intimidated while working with Vidya Balan in upcoming film “Begum Jaan” and says she observed the “Kahaani” star a lot on sets.

  • Man killed by friend for refusing to dance

    Mumbai: A 25-year-old man was allegedly killed by his friend for refusing to dance at a birthday party here, police said today.

  • Indian Premiere League 2017: 351 players to go under the hammer on 20 February

    The Indian Premiere League (IPL) of Tuesday released the list of the final shortlist of player who will go under the hammer at the players auctions set to be underway on 20 February. The Indian Premiere League auction is set to take place at Bengaluru after the process was cancelled earlier this month due to administrative reasons.

  • Tamil Nadu Police booked Sasikala, Edapadi Palaniswamy

    Kancheepuram (TN): Police today booked AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala and its Legislature Party Leader Edappadi K Palaniswamy in connection with the alleged detention of party MLAs at a resort in this district.

  • Watch: Baywatch motion poster out, and Priyanka looks hot in a red gown

    The most awaited movie Baywatch going to hit movie theatre on 26 May this year. Here the new potion pictures of Baywatch is released today and it is sure it will give you Valentines Day feel. Priyanka Chopra shared the poster that seen entire cast included Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron and other who is posing in red. The cast is standing at a booth, well Priyanka look hot in a red gown

  • SP-Congress ‘saath’ will shatter dreams of UP: PM Modi

    Kannauj: Taking a swipe at the Samajwadi Party Government in the state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the people of Uttar Pradesh doesn’t support the SP-Congress alliance, adding that the alliance would shatter the dreams of the people.