Free Press Journal
  • Was in shock when I joined Indian fashion market: International designer Hemant Sagar

    New Delhi: After successfully making its name in the Paris fashion scene, French Haute Couture house Lecoanet Hemant took an important step forward with the opening of its headquarters in India in 2008. But designer Hemant Sagar says he was in shock when he joined the Indian fashion industry as people here hardly appreciated clothes and were only interested in price points.

  • Bestselling cookbooks give bad advice on food safety: study

    Washington: Bestselling cookbooks give little useful advice about reducing the risk of foodborne illness, especially in recipes involving meat products, say scientists who found that most of the information in the books are inaccurate and not based on sound science. “Cookbooks aren’t widely viewed as a primary source of food-safety information, but cookbook sales are strong and they’re intended to be instructional,” said Ben Chapman, from the North Carolina State University in

  • African students attacked; CM assures impartial probe

    Noida: A day after an attack on African students in Greater Noida, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had promised a “fair and impartial” probe.

  • India vs Australia: Twitter reacts as India reclaims Border-Gavaskar Trophy

    Host India bagged yet another Test series win when they beat Australia by 8 wickets in Dharamsala on the fourth and final Test match to clinch the series 2-1 and relaim the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Chasing a target of 106 runs in the second innings, India began the proceedings in a decent fashion. It is India’s seventh Test series win in a row since 2015, highlighting their domination in the Test cricket.

  • Softbank pushes for Flipkart, Snapdeal merger, likely to invest 150cr

    Japan’s Internet and Telecommunication giant is pushing hard to merge online shopping websites Snapdeal and Flipkart. A report in the Times of India on Tuesday quoted sources as saying that Softbank was likely to invest $1.5 billion in the merged firm – a stake of around 15%.Flipkart is the leading E-commerce website in India but there is neck to neck fight with Amazon and Snapdeal stands third in the race. The Indian

  • Watch Priyanka Chopra proud of sister Parineeti’s singing debut

    Mumbai: Priyanka Chopra has lauded her cousin Parineeti Chopra for her maiden attempt at singing in her upcoming film, “Meri Pyaari Bindu”. Parineeti, 28, took to Twitter to share the YouTube link of her first song titled “Maana Ke Hum Yaar Nahin”. “My first attempt at singing! What do you think? #MaanaKeHumYaarNahin out now @MeriPyaariBindu,” tweeted Parineeti.

  • India not participating in UN talks on nuclear weapons ban

    United Nations: India is not participating in the first UN conference in more than 20 years on a global nuclear weapons ban which opened here amid objections from major nuclear powers.

  • Want to surrender myself to good work, people: Sunil Grover

    Mumbai: After days of being silent following a much-publicised spat with comedian Kapil Sharma, Sunil Grover says he is feeling a “little lost” and “nervous”. But he says he is also looking forward to and surrendering himself to “good work and people”.

  • SC reserves verdict on pleas seeking appointment of Lokpal

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today reserved its verdict on a batch of pleas seeking the appointment of Lokpal in the country. A bench headed by Justice Ranjan Gogoi said, “We have heard the arguments of all the parties. Judgement (is) reserved.”

  • Akshay’s Toilet: Ek Prem Katha to clash with SRK’s next on Independence Day weekend

    By now we all know that Bollywood’s action hero Akshay Kumar will next be seen in the Shree Narayan Singh’s directorial Toilet – Ek Prem Katha. If that wasn’t all, we had also reported that the film which also features Bhumi Pednekar will be hitting screens on the Independence Day weekend this year. Well now we hear that the makers of the film have announced that Toilet – Ek Prem Katha will hit screens

  • Shocking: Sony TV to cancel ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’?

    The recent spat between Kapil Sharma and Sunil Grover seems to have generated more interest and heat than all of Kapil’s jokes and gags put together. Sadly, all of Kapil’s moves to bring back Sunil Grover have failed.

  • Donald Trump congratulates Modi on electoral success in state polls

    Washington: US President Donald Trump has called Prime Minister Narendra Modi to congratulate him on his party’s recent electoral success in state elections, the third telephonic conversation between the two leaders since the new administration took over in Washington.