Free Press Journal
  • Kamal Haasan is the angriest person I know: Rajinikanth

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth has said that Kamal Haasan is the angriest person he knows but his brother Chandra, who passed away recently, could keep his temper in check.

  • Watch: Hindi Medium trailer starring Irrfan Khan is a fun-filled ride

    It is quite a pain in these days to get your children admitted in a good school, with the high donations and how they interview parents to evaluate the kid. Not every parent is schooled in English medium, in a country whose national language is supposed to be Hindi. Having myself studied in a government school, I find it very strange of parent’s insistence these days to make sure that their kids only go

  • Many in Buddhist world are vegetarians: Dalai Lama

    Dirang: The Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has said one can have meat of dead animals but not of the slaughtered ones. “Many in the Buddhist world are vegetarians because they believe it is wrong to slaughter any creature,” he said at Bomdila yesterday while responding to a question on whether food habit should be an issue in India and does Buddhism endorse non-vegetarianism.

  • Compulsory 80 pc attendance for 9 to 12th students to UP

    Lucknow: 80 percent attendance may soon become compulsory for students of classes IX to XII of Uttar Pradesh government schools while a bio-metric attendance mechanism will be put in place for teachers.

  • Handloom designers

    These 5 young designers are redefining handlooms

    Handlooms are never uncool and old-fashioned; it is fabric that connects us to our history and politics. But in the past few years it was only seen on activists, politicians or government employees. Hence, sales dropped, artisans turned out to other professions and the sector suffered. But thanks to few young designers who are working exclusively with handlooms, redefining fashion and keeping the handloom sector alive.

  • Sindhu rises to second spot in BWF rankings, Nehwal drops to 9

    New Delhi: Rio Olympic silver medallist Shuttler P.V. Sindhu reached her career best world rankings, grabbing the number two position with 75759 points in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday.

  • IPL 2017: These 10 players prove old is indeed gold!

    Perhaps the biggest misconception that people have about the T20 format is that it is meant only for the younger generation. In fact, it is a version of cricket in which both youngsters and veterans have been equally effective in all departments. A quick look at the T20 International cricket records will tell you that it is the older players who rule the roost. The retired Kiwi batsmen Brendon McCullum is the highest T20

  • ISIS kills 33 execution-style in Syria; 22 in Iraq attack

    New York: At least 33 people have reportedly killed execution-style by ISIS gunmen in eastern Syria, according to a monitoring group. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has reported that the terror incident took place in the the al-Mayadin desert near the strategic city of Deir Ezzor.

  • I thought coming out would disappoint my fans: Barry Manilow

    Los Angeles: Barry Manilow says he felt coming out publicly would have disappointed his fans, so he did not declare his sexual orientation. The 73-year-old musician opened up about his personal life and a hush-hush wedding ceremony to his manager and long-time lover Garry Kief, in an exclusive interview with People magazine.

  • Filmmakers grab too much from real life: Mani Ratnam

    Chennai: Mani Ratnam feels filmmakers at times take too much from the real life and says his upcoming release “Kaatru Veliyidai” is also inspired from people he has come across.

  • Haryana ex-CM Hooda booked in land allotment case

    New Delhi: The CBI has registered a case against former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for alleged re-allotment of a plot to Associated Journals Limited in Panchkula in 2005, an official said on Thursday.