Free Press Journal
  • Dahi Handi: Children below 14 can’t participate, but no height limit

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today accepted Maharashtra government’s statement that it would not allow children below the age of 14 years to participate in the ‘Dahi Handi’ festival. A division bench of Justices B R Gavai and M S Karnik, however, refused to impose restrictions on the height of human pyramid formations during the festival.

  • Raksha Bandhan: Akshay Kumar’s sister Alka reveals what makes her brother special

    On the special occasion of Raksha Bandhan, Akshay Kumar shared a video titled Direct Dil Se. In the video, Akshay’s sister Alka Bhatia is seen talking about her relationship with Akshay. She even said “Mummy-Daddy would insist that if I had to stay out late or attend a late night party then I’d have to ask Raju to accompany me. He would never go with me and always say, ‘You have to

  • Kerala High Court lifts BCCI’s life ban on S Sreesanth

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a big relief for S. Sreesanth, the Kerala High Court on Monday lifted the lifetime-ban imposed on the tainted pacer by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in connection with the spot fixing case.

  • 5 Reasons ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal’ failed to weave magic on audiences

    Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma starrer Jab Harry Met Sejal released last Friday. And unexpectedly, the film failed to weave magic on the audiences. Despite having SRK’s romantic andaz, Anushka’s elegant beauty and director Imtiaz Ali’s story line, the film couldn’t manage to impress viewers. But do you know the reasons behind Jab Harry Met Sejal’s debacle?

  • Raksha Bandhan Photos: Mumbai college students tie rakhi to railway cops

    Shravan Purnima’s auspicious day sees the renewal of bonds between brothers and sisters on Raksha Bandhan. The almanac stipulates that the rakhi ceremony be completed before 12.43pm given that a lunar eclipse casts its shadow 12.44pm onward. Women across the country are tying the rakhis not only to their brothers but also on the wrist of men, who secure the boundaries of nation so that others can peacefully sleep in the comfort

  • Is King Khan Shah Rukh’s Golden Era coming to an end?

    Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Aamir Khan entered in the film industry around the same time and have rewritten the rules of Bollywood. The Khan trio have ruled Bollywood for the best part of last 30 years. They gave hits after hits and showed no signs of slowing down.

  • Happy Raksha Bandhan: Here is how Bollywood is celebrating festival of siblings

    B-town has always been knowing for every festival. After all, Bollywood industry has always been showing its different-different colours of festivals through the films. However, Raksha Bandhan has always been special for Bollywood celebs. On this special occasion, B-town celebs like Abhishek Bachchan, Kangana Ranaut, Juhi Chawla and other could not resist themselves from sharing their happy lovely pictures with their siblings on the social media.

  • Happy Raksha Bandhan: This is how cricketers celebrated festival of sibling love

    Today is the auspicious day of Raksha Bandhan, where sister ties rakhi on brother’s hand and brother promises to take care of her. The festival has a rich tradition and is a very auspicious one in the Hindu religion. We have seen cricketers battling it out on the cricketing field, but today they were all dressed up and celebrated the festival of Raksha Bandhan with their loved ones. From Virat Kohli to Virender Sehwag

  • Deepa Malik: ‘Shocked’ my name is not among Khel Ratna awardees

    Gurugram: Deepa Malik, who scripted history by becoming India’s first-ever woman to win a medal at the Paralympic Games, said on Monday that she was “shocked” that her name was not there in the list of recipients for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

  • Salman Khan to star in Remo D’Souza’s Race 3?

    Mumbai: Salman Khan has been approached for the third instalment of the franchise Race. Yes you heard right that, Salman Khan will be seen in Race 3. According to reports, the film Race 3 is helmed by Remo D’Souza.

  • Mumbai drowning tragedy: Only 38 guards for city’s six beaches

    Mumbai: Three boys drowned at the Dadar Chowpatty on Saturday and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is being slammed for having inadequate lifeguards at the six beaches in Mumbai- Dadar, Juhu, Girgaum, Versova, Aksa and Gorai. According to the Hindustan Times, only 38 lifeguards man the six beaches, which on average see one lakh visitors daily. Of them, 11 are permanent while the rest work on contract basis. Obviously the number of guards are

  • Passenger knocked out as whale slams into Australia boat

    Sydney, A man was knocked unconscious and three others suffered facial fractures and broken ribs after a whale slammed into a charter fishing boat off Australia’s north coast, the skipper said today. The 30-foot vessel was returning to port in the Whitsundays off the Queensland state coast with eight passengers on board when a humpback whale rammed it from below, sending it airborne.

  • Remembering Rabindranath Tagore: A Poetic Tribute by the Bard Fan

    It was 76 years ago today that one of India’s most loved poet, author and writer Rabindranath Tagore passed away leaving behind an enviable legacy. While remembering the Bard, we present Amit Ranjan’s poem which he wrote for his birthday a few years ago. 

  • Minor girl raped in Etah, accused held

    Etah (UP), A man was arrested for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl in Sakeet area of the district, police said today. The accused barged into the girl’s house yesterday when she was alone and committed the misdeed, they said.

  • Raksha Bandhan 2017: TV celebs and their ‘Raksha Bandhan’ plans

    Raksha Bandhan’ is a famous festival of Hindus. It is also called the festival of ‘Rakhi’. It falls on Purnima or full moon day. It is celebrated across all over India. ‘Raksha’ means protection and ‘Bandhan’ means bound. Thus ‘Raksha Bandhan’ means the ‘Bond of Protection’. On this day, Sisters tie a special band on their brothers’ wrist as a mark of affection. This thread is called the ‘Rakhi’. The brothers in

  • Have everyone’s support including NCP, Ahmed Patel will win: Congress

    New Delhi: Expressing confidence of winning the upcoming Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections, the Congress on Monday said that all political parties along with the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) will support the grand old party and its candidate Ahmed Patel. Speaking to ANI, Congress leader Randeep Surjewala alleged that the Central government was indulging in vendetta politics but will not succeed.