Free Press Journal
  • HFFC CEO Manoj Viswanathan looks back at how affordable housing became the buzzword

    Mumbai-based Home First Finance Company (HFFC) is planning to increase not just its customer base but also expand into addition 15 cities. This ambition is driven by the existing schemes of things in the housing space. In a conversation with Pankaj Joshi, the CEO of the company, Manoj Viswanathan talks about his 2020-21 plan.

  • Rotary Club of Bombay (RCB) turns 90: President Ramesh Narayan looks back and forth

    he club is the oldest and one of prominent institution in Mumbai. The members of the club have initiated many social service projects. Now  is the time for celebration for the Rotary Club of Bombay (RCB) which is turning 90 tomorrow (March 19). Ramesh Narayan, President, Rotary Club of Bombay talks about its journey, projects and the way ahead. Excerpts from the interview…

  • National Gallery of Modern Art celebrates Manu Parekh

    Manu Parekh’s retrospective with over 150 works is in progressat the NGMA Mumbai. Organized by Tarana Khubchandani of Gallery Art and Soul, 60 years of his selected works reflecting his evolving life …Parekh exploring rituals, the Bhagalpur blindings, the city of Varanasi, and the ‘heads’ of characters in Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper, are tastefully exhibited at the multi-level NGMA building.

  • Argentina’s G20 Sherpa, Pedro Villagra Delgado: Women’s empowerment needed for care system to scale up’

    The G20 group of nations, currently presided over by Argentina, has been among the opinion leaders in global matters. Argentina’s 2030 agenda for sustainable development which was adopted by the UN General Assembly, sets clear targets for different socio-economic concerns. The Free Press Journal connected with Argentina’s G20 Sherpa, Pedro Villagra Delgado who was in Mumbai recently to attend the Geoconomic Dialogue conference, to know the action areas

  • Chef Narayan Salunke loves spices and believes in experimenting with them

    Chef Narayan Salunke loves spices and believes in experimenting with them

    Chef Narayan Salunke, who has an experience of over 15 years, is accountable for overall success of kitchen operations while exhibiting culinary talents and leading the staff while managing all food related functions. Food for him is all about authenticity and flavours of spices, freshness of ingredients, natural and organic produce from the local markets. For him flavours and colours love each other. Presenting the authentic cuisine across the entire

  • Stefania Costanza, Consul General of Italy in Mumbai, feels the country has much to offer to India

    Stefania Costanza, Consul General of Italy in Mumbai, feels the country has much to offer to India

    Stefania Costanza, current Consul General of Italy in Mumbai, has had a varied career both in terms of responsibilities and postings. Having served in the United Nations, and worked in locations like Kabul and Buenos Aires, she understands challenges in developed and under-developed countries. In her role as the Consul General of Italy in Mumbai, she strongly believes that Italy has much to offer to India— both in

  • Piracy-resistant technology is in play in distribution system: Sushilkumar Agrawal, Ultra Media CMD

    Over the past few decades, the media and entertainment industry has seen far-reaching technological changes—both in terms of creation and distribution. Ultra Media and Entertainment, one of the oldest and largest players, has always viewed technology as a tool rather than a threat in its journey. Sushilkumar Agrawal, CMD of the company discusses how the industry has evolved and how Ultra plans to use technological trends to grow, in a