Free Press Journal
  • Priyanka Chopra writing memoir on her ‘private’ journey

    New Delhi: Actress Priyanka Chopra is writing a memoir, titled “Unfinished”, which will be published simultaneously in India, the US and Britain next year. In the memoir, Priyanka said, she is ready to write about her feelings during the course of what has been a fascinating journey.

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    Book calling Tilak ‘father of terrorism’ is an insult: Pune Mayor

    Pune: Reacting to the incident where freedom fighter and prominent activist Bal Gangadhar Tilak, also known as Lokmanya Tilak, was mentioned as the ‘father of terrorism’ in a Class VIII book, Pune Mayor Mukta Tilak said that it was an insult to the freedom fighters who laid down their lives for the country. Mukta, who is the wife of Lokmanya Tilak’s great-grandson Shailesh Tilak, told ANI, “Lokmanya Tilak served the country for

  • Mumbai: Aadhaar linking to bank accounts holding up LPG booking

    Mumbai: Households in Mumbai are finding it increasingly difficult to book LPG cylinders — both online and by phone registration. They get instead repeated reminders to link Aadhaar cards to respective bank accounts. Sharda Lakhani, 63, who lives alone in her Malad house, has been trying to book a gas cylinder for the last 10 days. “A telephone operator merely reads the automated booking reference number but no one turns up with the

  • He’s in search of ‘new job’: BJP on Yashwant Sinha’s participation in Congress leader book launch ceremony

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday slammed senior party leader Yashwant Sinha over his participation in the launch ceremony of a book by Congress leader Manish Tewari, saying that Sinha is in search of a ‘new job’ that is why he is attending the grand old party’s event. This statement comes a day after Sinha was seen attending a book release event of the Congress leader Manish Tewari.

  • David Headley liked Osama’s theory on women!

    New Delhi : Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley liked Osama bin Laden’s theory of having several women in one’s life but found Pakistani women to be cumbersome than those from Arab countries, says a new book.

  • Satyajit Ray bailed out Shashi’s first English film!

    New Delhi : The success of ‘The Householder’ as a stepping stone for Shashi Kapoor’s foray into international cinema has a lot to do with the legendary Satyajit Ray, who not only loaned to the film’s makers his genius cameraman but also suggested music and editing for it, says a new book.

  • Retd Pak spymasters trained Kasab & Co

    Washington : Soon after the 2008 Mumbai terror attack the then chief of Pakistan’s ISI conceded that some of the powerful spy agency’s retired members were engaged in training those involved in the heinous crime but refused to take action, a former CIA chief has said in a new book.

  • IDFC Bank logs in Rs 242 cr net; sees bad loans rising

    Mumbai : Newest private sector lender IDFC Bank today posted a net profit of Rs 242.16 crore for the December quarter, and said it will focus on expanding its priority sector lending book. The bank, which began operations on October 21 last year, saw a net interest income of Rs 404 crore and a non-interest income of Rs 200 crore, which included Rs 170 crore in treasury gains. On the asset quality, its

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    Hong Kong : A Hong Kong lawmaker said he believes Chinese security officers kidnapped five publishing company employees who have gone missing in the city, possibly because of a planned book about the former love life of President Xi Jinping, reports AFP.

  • Indian sweets became talking point during World War I: Book

    London : Craving for home-made sweets among the Indian soldiers fighting in the trenches of France and Belgium during World War I became a matter of discussion for the British empire, according to a new book.

  • Sudheendra Kulkarni to visit Pak for Kasuri’s book launch

    MUMBAI: Observer Research Foundation Chairman Sudheendra Kulkarni, who was sprayed with black paint by Shiv Sainiks for organising former Pakistan foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri’s book launch in Mumbai, will travel to Karachi next week to attend the launch of the same book.

  • The Book Of Hearts

    IT is possible for a man to read too many books but at the same time, if a man acquires his knowledge entirely from books, he will not find himself to be a very wise man. Perhaps, we have forgotten that other great book, the human heart.

  • Wish to pen a book? Make a splash with blogging

    New Delhi :  To write a book someday…what an often heard, yet-to-be fulfilled dream! If it’s a long cherished wish of yours too, it’s probably time to take a leaf out of some of the bloggers-turned-authors’ books. According to these authors, their first step into the literary world started with their blog which gave them all that was needed — confidence, discipline and a dedicated audience.