Free Press Journal
  • Ladies Special! Embarq India solo women’s drive to Thailand

    Overland touring company Embarq, helmed by Sujal and Medha is organising a solo women’s drive from October 20, 2018 to November 4, 2018, starting from Guwahati, India and ending in Bangkok, Thailand. Covering a total distance of 2800 km, this will be a pioneering trip as it is the first all women trip, conceptualised and planned by women. Interested?

  • Take that boat ride across a river to connect with nature

    In an era of connectivity, it is the bridges and roads, optical fiber cables, modems, Wi-Fi, Hot-Spot and so on. Since one year, every time I visited my hometown I personally felt a strong disconnect within this connect. And I have my personal experiences to support this ‘Slice of Life’. However, well garnished with the herbs of modernity and presented on our daily platter of life it lacked the original taste and

  • Letter from the hills: Of thunder in the mountains

    As I write, the rain beats a steady tattoo on our tin-roof. Distant peals of thunder rent the sky. For six days now, without respite, the skies have opened up. But who am I to complain?

  • Forest Flash! In search of an elusive owl

    It had been raining all over India for almost a week now. Here in the Central Indian forests, fortunately the downpour meant that our movement was restricted, and so was it of the forest denizens. We had already walked for hours now, in drizzle or in an occasional shower. Walking on wet forest floor and over undulating landscapes posed a major challenge. Many a times we were on all fives, but we

  • A Bollywood lover from Istanbul

    The last thing I expect to hear in Istanbul is a Kishore Kumar song. I also don’t expect to find a neighbourhood named after a Mughal emperor, but I suppose that’s a bit more likely.

  • Cyrus Broacha: I want to fight for gossip

    The irrepressible Cyrus Broacha tells Nichola Pais that gossip – like sex – has unjustly been given a bad name

  • Raksha Bandhan 2018! Not Kapoors or Khans, but 10 Bollywood divas and their siblings you never knew existed!

    ‘Phoolon Ka Taaron Ka, Sabka Kehna Hai, Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai….’ Bollywood actresses are the pillars of strength for their respective families. Luck for their brothers who look up to their behnas who are inspiration to many. Unlike some siblings who share an equal spot to fame, there are some who choose to avoid the limelight. This Raksha Bandhan discover ten such Bollywood actresses and their brothers you never knew existed.

  • SoBo Treat! A touch of new at good ol’ Gaylord

    On a lazy afternoon, while indulging in newly-introduced dishes, Manasi & Ronak Mastakar rekindle their love for good ol’ Gaylord

  • Navy gets 111 choppers

    This is the first project under the MoD’s prestigious Strategic Partnership model that aims at providing significant fillip to the government’s ‘Make in India’ programme.

  • Kerala govt offers `10K ‘immediate aid’ for every flood-affected family

    Mumbai : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced immediate assistance of Rs 10,000 for every family affected by floods. This will be transferred through bank accounts. Currently, there are 3,91,494 families from 14 districts residing in relief camps, each of whom will get this amount.

  • Aditya Thackeray’s face off with potholes

    Mumbai : On Friday, Shiv Sena leader and Yuva Sena president Aditya Thackeray’s luxury sports utility vehicle (SUV) hit a pothole near Ghoti village on the way to Nashik, suffering multiple tyre burst. Thackeray, who is on a two-day tour of Nashik, was however, not injured and made it safely to his hotel in another car.

  • Rafale row: Anil Ambani files `5,000 cr defamation

    Ahmedabad : Anil Ambani’s Reliance Group companies have filed a Rs 5,000-crore defamation suit against Congress-owned ‘National Herald’, claiming an article published in the newspaper regarding the Rafale fighter deal was “libellous and derogatory”.