Free Press Journal
  • Satyajit Ray and his alien dream that never became a reality

    If everything had gone as planned, E.T. could have been a Satyajit Ray directorial. More than three decades after Steven Spielberg made history, filmmaker Sandip Ray talks to Sounak Mukhopadhyay about his father’s truncated dream

  • Twisted Love, My Ode*, Attenborough, Chronic bookworm, Peace of Mind, Weekend, weekend reads

    Twisted Love by Pragya Bhagat: My Ode* to Attenborough

    Only if you are a chronic bookworm will you understand the reference I am about to make: as a child, I was not one to play sports or run in the sun. With tree climbing being the exception, I seldom enjoyed the walk through the park or digging for snails, which, I found out at seven through a sudden experiment with a more nature-loving friend, can not survive when pierced and placed

  • World Jazz Day 2018! When discord creates magic

    Old-school cartoons and Disney movies bring not just nostalgic memories of childhood, but it also acquaints us to the grooviest, swingiest, coolest jazz tunes of all times. With a lot of young crowd are now drawn towards jazz, this art form is taken more seriously, feels Pritha Banerjee

  • India, Dementia, Health, Dementia in India, weekend, weekend reads,

    Forget Me Not! How India is fighting dementia

    Over the next 15 years, the number of Indians living with dementia will almost double, meaning more Indian families will become caregivers, writes Vibha Singh

  • Appointment of asst professors under scanner

    Indore : The recruitment in Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College shows that candidates selected for the post of assistant professors include family members of senior faculty members.

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    International Dance Day 2018: Indian dance forms to keep you fit!

    International Dance Day, also known as World Dance Day, is a global celebration of dance, observed every year on April 29, the birth anniversary of Jean-Georges Noverre (1727-1810), the creator of modern ballet. It aims to encourage participation and education in dance through events and festivals. The day was first introduced in 1982 by the International Dance Committee of the UNESCO International Theatre Institute. Today dance is seen not just as a

  • IPL 2018 – Mumbai fires in Pune

    Pune : After restricting CSK, who were marching towards a big total, Mumbai Indians batsmen also pulled up their socks and put in a disciplined show. This all-round effort gave Mumbai Indians a much-needed win as they cruised to an 8-wicket win with 2 balls to spare, over table-toppers Chennai Super Kings.

  • Up against KKR, embattled Royal Challengers eye revival

    Bengaluru : Coming off a heartbreaking loss, the Indian Premier League game against Kolkata Knight Riders today will be a test of character for embattled Royal Challengers Bangalore, who have left themselves with little margin for error after a string of reverses.

  • Rajastha Royals, Sunrisers Hyderabad face-off in Jaipur

    Jaipur : Rajasthan Royals’ desire to move up the pecking order got a boost following an incredible win a week ago, and the mid-table team would look to keep the momentum going in its IPL game against Sunrisers Hyderabad here today.

  • Battling Nadal one win away from 400 on clay

    Barcelona : Rafael Nadal took his clay-court win streak to 42 consecutive sets when he battled to a 6-0, 7-5 triumph over Martin Klizan in the Barcelona quarter-finals as he also moved just one win away from 400 on the surface.

  • Saina Nehwal, Prannoy lose in Asia C’ship semis

    Wuhan (China) : Indian challenge ended at the Asia Badminton Championship after Saina Nehwal and H S Prannoy went down fighting in the women’s and men’s singles semifinals here on Saturday.

  • Maradona quits as coach of UAE team

    Buenos Aires : Diego Maradona resigned as coach of United Arab Emirates second division club Al Fujairah after his team failed to gain promotion, his lawyer Matias Morla announced.

  • Arsene Wenger all set for Old Trafford farewell

    Manchester : Arsene Wenger is unsure of the welcome he will receive on his final visit to Old Trafford as Arsenal boss after many “great battles” against Manchester United during his two decades in charge.

  • Sumit Sangwan, Nikhat Zareen enter finals of Belgrade International boxing

    New Delhi : Asian silver-medallist Sumit Sangwan (91kg) and former junior world champion Nikhat Zareen (51kg) were among the eight Indian boxers to make the finals, while five others settled for bronze medals in the 56th Belgrade International Tournament in Serbia.

  • Neymar recovery on track, will be back for World Cup: Doctor

    Rio De Janeiro : Neymar is working hard to recover from the foot injury that sidelined him in February and will be back in action by this summer’s World Cup, the Brazil team doctor who operated on him promised.

  • Football Leaders Academy, FC Mumbaikar storm into semis

    Mumbai : Defending champions Football Leaders Academy (FLA) and FC Mumbaikar comfortably won their respective quarter-final encounters to smoothly sail into semi-final round of the Women’s football league in the MDFA Leagues 2017-18 and played at the Karnatak Sporting Association ground, Cross Maidan on Saturday.