Free Press Journal
  • 10 things to know about ‘June 21’, the longest day of the year

    For those living to the Northern Hemisphere, June 21 is the longest day of the year. The day is also known as ‘Summer Solstice’ meaning the longest day of the summer season. Since the Earth rotates on the axis, the North of the Equator receives more direct sunlight between the month of March and September, hence Summer is experienced during the time. Here are 10 things you need to know about ‘the longest day

  • World Music Day 2017: From Devoleena Bhattacharjee to Sara Khan, TV celebs sing praises

    Music heals, soothes , excites and consoles us all. No matter what genre, everyone of us loves to let their hair loose, sit back and give in to the power of music. On this Music Day , we are going to share with you how music has been important to life of famous telly celebrities like Devoleena Bhattacharjee, Shubhangi Atre, Sara Khan, Debina Bonnerjee among others. They clearly mean that without music life

  • Health guru Mickey Mehta: Yoga is about being a master and not a prisoner

    Mickey Mehta, the leading fitness guru and holistic expert has about four decades of experience in the space. He is a philosopher to his clients, author to his fans and a brand name for the others. His clientele includes some of the popular Bollywood actresses like Sunny Leone, Preity Zinta, Priyanka Chopra, Lara Dutta, Bipasha Basu and many more. The global holistic health guru shares his views about his association with yoga since the

  • Srivedi’s daughter Jhanvi Kapoor signs three-film deal with Kjo?

    Jhanvi Kapoor is all set to start her Bollywood innings. If reports are to be believed, the daughter of Sridevi and Boney Kapoor has signed a three-film deal with Dharma Productions. Some rumours claim that Jhanvi will make her acting debut with ‘Student of the Year 2’, opposite Tiger Shroff. Again, there are no confirmations over the same.

  • JD (U) to support Ram Nath Kovind for President

    Patna (Bihar): In a major blow to the Opposition, the Janata Dal (United) on Wednesday confirmed they will support the National Democratic Alliance’s (NDA) presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind.

  • Saudi Arabia to impose family tax: What it means to Indians living there

    Saudi Arabia has always been popular place to go for job seekers, but there is some bad news in store for the expat community living in Saudi. From July, Saudi Arabia will be collecting a new tax from expats and their dependents. The ‘dependent fee’ will be 100 Saudi riyals (approx. Rs 1,723, as on Wednesday) per month for each dependent. The amount is expected to increase gradually every year until 2020.

  • Mumbai: Oh My Lord! Lalbaugcha Raja 2017 picture goes viral

    Mumbai: The biggest celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi will be held on August 25, this year in Mumbai. And, Lalbaugcha Raja 2017’s photo has gone already gone viral in which you can see that the Ganpati has been seated in Krishna avatar.

  • India, Pakistan cricketers share great camaraderie: These instances prove it

    India vs Pakistan ICC Champions Trophy Final attracted statements from former players, people on social media as they fought off the field trying to support their respective team what has been considered the biggest rivalry in cricket in the past. But a day after the ICC Champions Trophy final between India and Pakistan, a wonderful tweet by Pak opener Azhar Ali is winning Twitter hearts. Proving that sports has always been beyond

  • World’s oldest Yoga teacher, India’s oldest Yoga Guru show how it’s done

    Bengaluru: World’s oldest Yoga teacher Tao Porchon-Lynch and India’s oldest Yoga guru Amma Nannamal demonstrated various asanas in Bengaluru at Kanteerava Outdoor Stadium today on the occasion of the third International Yoga Day. Along with the two nonagenarians, social activist Anna Hazare and Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers Ananth Kumar were also present in the venue to mark the day.

  • WhatsApp extends support for BlackBerry platform again

    San Francisco, In a temporary relief for BlackBerry users, WhatsApp has again decided to extend support for Blackberry smartphones. The Facebook-owned messaging service extended the support till December 31 this year, reported on Wednesday.

  • Sanjay Dutt attends iftar event in Dubai

    Dubai, Actor Sanjay Dutt attended an iftar function at a lavish restaurant in Dubai Marina yesterday. This was the 57-year-old actor’s second visit to the hotel in less than a year. The restaurant was packed as the “Munna Bhai” star made an appearance to the delight of his fans.

  • Mumbai: Ola launches shuttle bus services. Rules violated?

    Mumbai: The app-based cab service Ola has launched shuttle-bus services on 18 routes across the city. This shuttle bus launch violates the rules under the City Taxi Permit Scheme 2017. The service offers app-based booking options for commuters in these air-conditioned buses. The taxi permit scheme, launched in February this year, restricts the operations of app-based cab services, including Ola and Uber, to the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR). It regulates the permit

  • Man arrested for molesting and misbehaving with woman on Delhi-Mumbai flight

    Mumbai: In a shameful incident, a passenger on a Delhi-Mumbai flight was arrested on Monday morning for allegedly fondling a woman repeatedly, seated next to him. The accused continued touching the woman even after she complained to the air hostess, and when she got her seat changed, he allegedly asked her: “You do not like to be touched?”

  • Mumbai: Man, woman commit suicide in Palghar

    Mumbai: According to station house officer of Kasa police station, a passerby found the duo lying near a road here and took them to Kasa rural hospital under Dahanu division.