Free Press Journal
  • These study houses are bookish havens!

    There is nothing more comforting than a good book accompanied. It is the most fruitful way of putting good use of your free time (better than spending hours on smartphone playing candy crush or Whatsapp or Facebook et al). And bibliophiles will agree! For time immemorial, libraries have been providing a refuge to readers from the hustle and bustle of the everyday life.

  • These book cafes are a must visit

    If you wish to brush off your boredom and enjoy some ‘me’ time in the company of good music and stories, Disha Prashant will take you on a recce of book cafes. Here’s Library Day special for you!

    Every soul on this planet fantasizes about discovering a mystery door to escape the skirmishes of its monotonous life. And what better than escaping into the opus wilderness of literature. Ask a bibliophile to define

  • Mahavir

    Mahavir Jayanti: Significance, legend, teachings and celebration

    Mahavir Jayanti marks the birth anniversary of Vardhamana Mahavir or Lord Mahavir, the founder of Jainism. The day is celebrated with great fervour in the Jain community. He is the 24th and the last Tirthankara, who preached about life, virtue and non-violence. This year, in 2017, Mahavir Jayanti is celebrated on April 9.

  • Check List

    …as my Master Shree Dadashreeji has told me.

  • The real meaning of freedom

    Freedom basically means fulfilling the desires we want – while giving up the wishes we don’t mind giving up, writes Dr Shrirang Bakhle

  • Watch out for these Bollywood sequels

    It’s not easy to make money in movie business these days, what with the high cost of production and immense competition from the social media. So when a film gets hit, the makers try to rake in the moolah with a sequel; if one could draw the audiences to cinema halls, the sequel too can do the same. And it’s always exciting for movie buffs as sequels are an extension to the blockbusters which

  • ‘Box-office doesn’t measure success’, says Mishti

    Born Indrani Chakraborty, but popularly known as Mishti, got introduced to Bollywood by maverick filmmaker Subhash Ghai with the movie Kanchi. The film might not have worked wonders at the Box Office, but that didn’t dishearten Misthi, who later went on to do Indra Kumar’s Great Grand Masti. The actress will next be seen in Vidya Balan-starrer Begum Jaan. Apart from Bollywood, Mishti is currently busy with five films down South.

  • Shweta Basu Prasad swears by Yoga

    Shweta Basu Prasad, who made her comeback in films with ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania’ is busy with her TV show Chandra Nandini. The beautiful actress plays one of the lead characters in this history-based show on Chandragupt Maurya. The svelte actress says she’s quite a fitness freak but does not follow any gym instructor. Rather she swears by yoga. “I completely swear by yoga, it helps me with my peace of mind along with keeping me fit

  • How to use plants to combat summer

    From sitting under fans on full speed, to keeping the air-condition on full blast, the need to keep cool (and calm!) has never been so important. Here we present a natural alternative in the form of plants and trees to combat summer

  • Humans and their sources of energy

    Our lives are superintending and governed by energy. Energy is the level of prana present in our bodies and mind, writes Ravi Valluri

  • Apps that fuel your love for reading

    While some people still buy dedicated e-reader devices, many readers have moved on to smartphones and tablets. Check out some of our favorite alternative e-book reader apps, from convenient, all-in-one marketplace-reader combinations to feature-packed and highly customisable standalone readers, as well as subscription-based unlimited reading services

  • Tanuj turns a cricketer

    Tanuj Virwani’s film career may get a new lease of life, thanks to Farhan Akhtar’s Powerplay. The series revolves around the Indian Premier League (IPL) and has already piqued curiosity surrounding the project. Virwani was laying low after his last film ‘One Night Stand’ sank without a trace at the box-office. “Actually I was getting ready for my new project ‘Powerplay’ produced by Excel Entertainment,” Virwani clarifies.