Free Press Journal
  • Shivaji Jayanti

    Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti: Remembering 7 great battles of Maratha Empire Shivaji Maharaj

    Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the founder of the Maratha Empire, was a legendary personage in the history of India. Named after the Goddess Shivai, Shivaji was born on February 19, 1630, in the prestigious Shivneri Fort. His birth anniversary is celebrated as Shivaji Jayanti with great enthusiasm. The warrior king is known for his bravery, tactics and for his administrative skills preserving the Swarajya value and Maratha heritage. There are countless tales of

  • Why egg freezing is finding more takers among women

    Egg freezing is finding more takers as women do not want to take an unscheduled pitstop in their career path. Preeja Aravind tries to find why ova preservation is becoming a trend.

  • Persuasive Tones, Compulsive Rhythms: Tuning in to Adivasi Music

    Adivasi Music is often considered unsophisticated and crude. When a musician trained in classical music begins to study tribal music, there are fascinating discoveries to be made, fundamental notions to be questioned. It is a journey that transcends boundaries, writes Mallika Iyer

  • Not just Kohinoor, even these Indian treasures are in foreign custody

    We all are aware of the Kohinoor diamond controversy, the long and unsuccessful efforts of India to bring it back from the British. The controversy got a twist when the All India Human Rights and Social front filed a petition against the High Commissioner of the UK. In April 2017, while hearing the petition, the Supreme Court stated that it cannot direct the United Kingdom on what to do with the Kohinoor

  • India’s latest crush Priya Prakash Varrier became famous in no time, so did these 8 other people

    Becoming famous is not easy but our social media has proved it wrong and has made a lot of people famous in no time. This happened with Priya Prakash Varrier a girl from South, got famous just because of her expressions. Malayalam song video clip Manikya Malaraya Poovi, in which a boy and girl, Priya Prakash Varrier, are expressing their love and emotions through the act of eyes and eyebrows. Ever since

  • Lord Shiva

    5 legendary Lord Shiva stories we bet you did not know!

    Lord Shiva is simple yet fascinating and is the one who breaks all stereotypes of being a god. Shiva is a god away form materialistic possessions and is smeared with ash on his body with a snake around his neck. Long before ‘feminism’ or ‘gender equality’ came into existence, Lord Shiva introduced us to the concept because of his ‘Ardharishwara’ – an androgynous form of Shiva and his wife Parvati, which is

  • Couple in love

    Valentine’s Day 2018: Ditch flowers and chocolates, try these 5 romantic and classy gift ideas

    Love is in the air! Of course, it should be because Valentine’s Day is almost here. It is the time of the year when you show your soulmate how much you love and care. Gifts are the best way to express the many emotions. If you are not the roses and chocolates type person and believe in gifting something that your significant other will never forget. You need to look beyond the

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    Valentine’s Day 2018: Here are 5 appealing looks for special Valentine date for girls and boys

    The day of showering love on your partner, Valentine’s Day is just two days away. Hence, many people must be gearing themselves to plan their special date of Valentine’s Day. Well, if we think about special Valentine’s Day date, first thing comes to our mind is what you will wear for a date, which looks you can carry for that special date and so on.

  • On Hug Day 2018, take a look at the famous hugs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    While the main occasion, Valentine’s Day is on February 14, the week prior to it has its own significance. Each day, from February 7 to 13, has its own meaning and is celebrated accordingly. And Feb 12 is dedicated to Hugs, as it is Hug Day. A hug to your loved ones says how important they are to you. After a tired day at work, a tight hug from your partner conveys