Free Press Journal
  • ATMs, credit, debit cards set to disappear: Niti Aayog CEO

    New Delhi : With India embracing applications of technologies at an accelerated pace, digital transactions will be done through mobile wallets and biometric modes and credit and debit cards as also ATMs were set to disappear, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant has said.

  • MK Stalin threatens to launch anti-Hindi movement across TN

    New Delhi : Dravida Munnetra Kazhagham (DMK) treasurer and acting president M.K. Stalin has condemned the replacement of signboards with English language with those of Hindi along the National Highways in Tamil Nadu.

  • Yogi gives UP’s bureaucracy the jitters

    Lucknow : For the burgeoning and slack bureaucracy of India’s most populous state, peace of mind is the first casualty after the saffron-robed Yogi Adityanath took over the reins as its 21st Chief Minister almost a fortnight back.

  • Sindhu enters final, sets up title date with Marin

    New Delhi : Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu set up a summit showdown with Carolina Marin after a hard-fought win over World No. 4 Korean Sung Ji Hyun in the semifinals of the India Open Super Series here.

  • Federer vs Nadal for Miami crown

    Miami : Roger Federer beat Australia’s Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (11/9), 6-7 (9/11), 7-6 (7/5) to set up a mouth-watering Miami Open final against Rafael Nadal.

  • Paes in line for title at Leon

    Leon (Mexico) : Leander Paes, named a reserve in India’s Davis Cup team for the Uzbekistan tie, is in line to win his first title of the season, albeit on the Challenger Tour, with Canadian partner Adil Shamasdin. Paes and Shamasdin, seeded third, beat the giant-killing Australian pair of Luke Saville and John-Patrick Smith 6-7 (1) 6-4 10-5 in the semifinals of the USD 75,000 hard court event. They will meet Luca Margaroli

  • Late comeback lifts Espanyol over Real Betis

    Cornella de Llobregat (Spain) : RCD Espanyol scored a pair of goals in the final three minutes to post a 2-1 victory over Real Betis as they jumped a place to be provisionally eighth in the La Liga football championship here. The Friday’s triumph sustains Espanyol’s hopes of snagging a Europa League berth, while leaving Betis mired in the bottom half of the La Liga table, safe from relegation yet far from contention,

  • Nairobi in a day!

    Roxanne Bamboat shows you how to explore the capital city of Kenya in 24 hours and yet have the most of it

    Often looked at as the gateway to Kenya, Nairobi tends to be ignored by most travellers as the excitement with visiting Kenya is generally reserved for the National Parks, Maasai Mara or even its spectacular coast. Sadly the capital city doesn’t get much love from travelers, which is terrible because Nairobi

  • Home grown food enterprise takes the cue!

    Home-based small food business is gaining a large consumer base, thanks to the niche products and clients they cater to. Poorva Tamhane delves into the strategy behind such successful enterprises

    The public appetite for good and honest has been a long time coming in India. People today travel far and wide which has brought them in contact with cuisine that they would like to sample and taste even when they’re back home. And

  • Mumbai lights up blue to support autism day

    Many organisations are doing their bit to generate awareness about autism on April 2, World Autism Day. To promote the cause Ummeed Development Center is lighting up several landmarks around Mumbai and different restaurants blue. Vibha Singh finds out more…

  • Christ to clowns, Milburn is magic!

    Milburn Cherian is having a solo show after 16-years. She is a bit reticent about meeting up. She is just naturally shy, she says. A little persuasion, mention of some common friends, and she hesitantly agrees to meet. The 1984 National Institute of Design graduate is surrounded by more than 50 of her beautiful works as we catch up at the Jehangir Art Gallery in Mumbai. I am fascinated by her mind-blowing

  • The digital nomad: The new way to work

    Digital Nomad is still an alien concept for many but it’s gaining tremendous popularity among those who want to both work and travel. Roshani Shinde snoops into lives of these people to know more about this rising tribe

  • A true seeker: Pining For the Divine

    A true seeker abdicates, acquiesces and forfeits his ego and a thirst to be near the Master all the time, every moment and every second, writes Ravi Valluri

  • What path should one follow in spirituality

    After having downloaded so much of spiritual knowledge, one obviously wants to follow a path which we feel is right for us. We from our little understanding, that a particular path is right for me and get stuck in that path. My Guruji Shree Dadashreeji says that the path becomes more important than the goal itself.

  • Black Water Lilies: Review

    Title of Book: Black Water Lilies
    Michel Bussi
    UK Publisher: 
    Weidenfeld & Nicolson
    An imprint of Orion Publishing Group Ltd.