Free Press Journal
  • Breaking gender barriers

    It was by chance that Mallika Iyer took this auto rickshaw driven by a lady driver Sheila Gaekwad. Her story touched her so much that the writer was compelled to pen down her experience on that ride

  • Trump to undo Obama’s auto pollution rules

    Washington: The Trump administration is expected to begin rolling back stringent federal regulations on vehicle pollution that contributes to global warming, marking a U-turn to efforts to force the American auto industry to produce more electric cars, a media report said.

  • Bollywood women directors leading behind the lenses

    Our country is most popular for two things, spices and Bollywood. These two things are integral part of every Indian. We indeed use spices in our food but Bollywood adds more masala and meaning to our lives. Indians may hypothetically hate Hindi cinema for the melodramatic content and stereotypes, but it’s hard to deny the fact that Hindi cinema is larger than life, for every one of us it’s something we have

  • ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ director Alankrita Shrivastava feels CBFC is overstepping its boundaries

    Sometimes some movies make news for the wrong reasons. Lipstick Under My Burkha is one such film. Its reels are tangled between scissors hands of censor board which deems it inappropriate for Indian audience as the concept is ‘lady-centric’. The director of the film Alankrita Shrivastava has taken up the cudgels to send her message to the audiences unedited. Excerpts from an interview

  • Trump Administration has very positive view of Indo-US ties: S Jaishankar

    Washington: The Trump Administration has a “very positive view” of the Indo-US relationship and a lot of interest in taking the ties forward, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar said today after his wide-ranging talks with senior Cabinet members and top officials here.

  • Salman Khan’s Da-Bangg Tour to go to Sydney, Auckland

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan announced the full schedule of his Da-Bangg tour, which will have celebrities like Prabhudheva, Sonakshi Sinha, Bipasha Basu and Badshah travel to places in Australia and New Zealand next month. Announcing that the tour will be taking place in Sydney (April 21), Auckland (April 22) and Melbourne (April 23), Salman shared the posters of the tour which had the full schedule on it and captioned his posts as:

  • India vs Australia: Lyon’s career-best 8/50 restricts India to 189

    Bengaluru: Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon ripped apart the Indian batting with career-best figures of 8/50 to bundle out the hosts for a paltry 189 in their first innings of the second cricket Test at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Saturday.

  • Bangladesh temporary bans nationals from working in Bahrain

    Manama: The Bangladeshi embassy in Bahrain has announced a temporary ban of issuing permission for its nationals to work in the Arabian nation until the problems faced by them in the country are solved, local officials said on Saturday.

  • Check out: Shahid and Mira post an adorable photograph of daughter Misha

    Readers may recall that, last year, in the month of August, Bollywood’s ‘it’ couple Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput Kapoor were blessed with an angelic girl child who was ‘Misha Kapoor’. For starters, the name ‘Misha’ happens to be a combination of ‘Shahid’ and ‘Mira’. For quite some time, both, Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput Kapoor had refrained from revealing the face of Misha, although Shahid Kapoor did treat his fans to glimpses of

  • No problem between me and Salman: Sanjay Dutt

    Agra: Sanjay Dutt has shot down reports that all is not well between him and Salman Khan after he called the “Sultan” star arrogant in a word association game. According to reports, Dutt was asked to choose a word to describe Salman during the game and he said “arrogant”.

  • Widow of dead Kerala soldier Roy Mathew demands justice

    Thiruvananthapuram: The widow of a 33-year-old soldier from Kerala who was reported missing from a cantontment in Maharashtra and later found dead in an abandoned barrack, has demanded justice.