Free Press Journal
  • 20 years of Harry Potter magic! 10 facts to leave you spellbound

    Happy 20th anniversary, Harry Potter! Yes, June 26 marks the milestone anniversary of the release of ‘Harry Potter and Sorcerer’s Stone’. J.K. Rowling released the first book in the ‘Harry Potter’ franchise, making all of us the prime age to read the book and be simultaneously jealous that we couldn’t go the ‘Hogwarts’. Since then, Harry’s battle against evil, ably accompanied by his pals, Hermione and Ron, not to mention teachers, family

  • 10 monsoon quotes that will make you fall in love again!

    Monsoon! It’s time for the sweet earthy smell, for the tiny droplets on the window panes, for the thundering sound of the rain and for falling in love once again. It has the power to add beauty to the nature. Everything around is bright, alive and beautiful. If you are thrilled with the gorgeous season you will truly understand the misty cloud, green surrounding and splendid waterfalls. If monsoon is your favorite season here

  • 5 Miss India winners who made it big!

    Every year, thousands of girls from all walks of life participate in the battle of beauty and brain to win the conveted title of ‘Miss India’. These girls have Sushmita Sen and Aishwarya Rai as their role models, dream of living glamorous live and opting for modelling or acting. The title is launching pad for many to make a name in the glamorous industry. Some of the winners have managed to become successful and

  • Eid Al-Fitr 2017: Quotes, messages, images to wish Eid Mubarak!

    The holy month of Ramadan and the month long fasting ends today with the grand celebrations of Eid-al-Fitr also known as Ramzan Eid or Meethi Eid. It is believed that according to Islamic calendar Ramzan is the month when Allah presented Prophet Mohammad with the first verses of Quran and the gates of heaven are open in this month. Muslims around the globe celebrate the festival by fasting from sunrise to sunset in the

  • Love story of Sanjay Gandhi and Maneka Gandhi will melt your heart

    Think Indian love stories. And the Gandhi family’s love stories with unexpected twists are must to be mentioned. Today we are going to talk about Sanjay and Maneka Gandhi’s love story. Sanjay, a famous politician of the Nehru-Gandhi family, was born on December 14, 1946 to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and Feroze Gandhi. During 1977-78 he was quite popular and was assumed to succeed his mother. He was also struggling to establish a

  • You will be shocked to know these 10 famous people were refugees!

    They are needy, courageous but determined. For them every day is a nightmare. They are refugees. Every year thousands of them travel through boats, trucks to find themselves a safe haven. Many countries consider refugees as a threat as they use their resources. But a look back in history will make us realise there are several people who were once upon a time a ‘refugee’ and were denied entry by certain countries. As a

  • Birthday Special: Decoding Rahul Gandhi at 47

    Rahul Rajiv Gandhi‘s political career is at crossroads. The dynast of the Gandhi family will turn 47 on June 19 and his identity as a leader is under serious threat. Indian National Congress vice-president is facing existential crisis. Rahul has been called names like ‘pappu’ (dumb kid), ridiculed and made fun of on many issues. The son of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and the grandson of late Indira Gandhi has not fulfilled his

  • Father’s Day 2017: 15 quotes on dad that will make you give him huge hug

    Dad’s are every’s daughter’s first love and every son’s first hero. Dads are awesome. Every dad deserves a special award for staying strong with all the odds and the most importantly dealing with kids like us. The list of things a father does for us is long, very long. Our relationship with him is extremely special one, because we all aspire to be like him someday. They are own brave heroes who personify their

  • Father’s Day 2017: Give your dad a surprise personalised treat

    Many say it is just a day out of the 365 others, but to most it is still a special day to show appreciation of your first superhero. Preeja Aravind lists some ways to take your father for a personalised treat without him knowing it.

  • The Father’s Day Classes

    For long after our marriage, Shobha and I were not prepared to have another life alongside, dictating terms to us. We wanted to live our lives with zero accountability. While we made plans, God made his, and Anjali arrived in our lives. That’s when we realised that nothing calls for all of your immediate attention with more urgency than a baby. It makes you fully present – to all possibilities.

  • Father’s Day 2017: Meet the single-dads of Bollywood

    Though parenting is an amazing experience, single parenting has never been easy and that too being a celebrity dad adds to the challenge. But there are several dads in B-town who took the whole responsibility of raising their kids on their shoulder. And trust us they are nailing it. There are many celebrities in Bollywood who despite being single or divorced, are doting dads. And we are proud of them. On Father’s Day here’s

  • 1993 Mumbai serial blasts: Timeline and all you need to know

    The special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) (TADA) Act court will pronounce the final judgement on June 17 against gangster Abu Salem and six others for their involvement in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts. Salem is currently in Taloja jail for being sentenced to life imprisonment for the 1995 murder of builder Pradeep Jain. The other six accused are namely Abdul Qayyum, Firoz Abdul Rashid Khan, Riyaz Siddiqui, Karimullah Sheikh, Mustafa Dossa and Tahir Merchant