Free Press Journal
  • Narendra Modi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP

    Every stone picked by misguided youths destabilises Kashmir: PM

    Srinagar : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday appealed to “misguided youngsters” to shun the path of violence and join the national mainstream, saying every stone or weapon picked by them led Jammu and Kashmir to the path of instability.

  • Here are 16 amazing rangoli designs that will leave you spellbound

    Drawing rangoli near the entrance of the house is one of the many traditional ways Indians like to decorate their houses during important festivals especially Diwali. Rangolis are colourful abstract patterns created using flowers, rice, colourful powders. They give traditional look to the house and adds to the celebration mood. In many parts of India drawing rangoli outside the house is taken very seriously. But its uses are not just limited to festivals.

  • secret superstar, secret superstar to release in Taiwan and Russia, Taiwan, Russia, Aamir Khan, Zaira Wasim, Diwali,

    ‘Secret Superstar’ heads to Taiwan, Russia

    New Delhi: Aamir Khan‘s “Secret Superstar” will release in Russia in over 50 screens on December 3. The film, which also features Zaira Wasim and which lit up the box office in India on Diwali, opened in 73 screens in Taiwan on Friday. Zee Studios International is taking the film to the foreign market, read a statement.

  • Maharashtra: MSRTC plans to deduct salary of striking workers

    Mumbai: Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) has issued a circular on Monday declaring deduction in the salaries paid to the workers who went on a four-day strike during Diwali. The circular states that for each strike day, the salary deducted on that day would be equivalent to eight days payment given to the workers.

  • Mumbai: Denied bonus by MBMC, it was black Diwali for 130 ASHA workers

    Bhayandar: It was a black Diwali for 130 Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA), the female volunteers or link workers, who are with the health department of the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC). They have been working for the past 12 years for a measly Rs 700 per month but in 2014, they received a 500% hike in the pay structure and started getting a monthly honorarium of Rs 3,500.

  • Thane experience lower levels of pollution in this year’s Diwali

    Thane: Diwali may be called the festival of light, but nowadays it has become a festival of pollution where noise and air pollution goes hand-in-hand with celebrations. Every year, during Diwali, thick smoke greets us in the morning and evenings are full of noise.

  • mumbai, bmc, byculla zoo, byculla zoo mumbai, Veermata Jijabhai Bhosale Udyan, revamp work of byculla zoo

    Mumbai: Byculla zoo earns Rs 22 lakh revenue in just four days of Diwali

    Mumbai: The Byculla zoo also popularly known as ‘Veer Jijamata Udyan’ earned a revenue of Rs 22.36 lakh in just four days of Diwali holidays. The zoo recently increased the entry fee from Rs 5 to a minimum of Rs 25 for individuals and Rs 100 for a family, while the zoo authorities claim that unwanted number of visitors decreased drastically but the earnings increased.

  • WOW! Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhaskar dance to Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan on Diwali

    Diwali is always a rocking time for everyone in India and Bollywood is no exception. In the last one week, lot of parties took place and it was a pleasure to see so many celebrities together, conversing and enjoying with each other. However, the bonhomie shared by Veere Di Wedding actors is a treat to watch and should not be missed.

  • bhopal, madhya pradesh, festive season, diwali, diwali 2017, vegetable prices, vegetable supply, demand for vegetables, GST

    Bhopal: Festive season: Veggie prices soar as supply declines

    Bhopal: Surge in demand for vegetables during festive season have led to a sharp rise in their prices in the state capital. Customers have to loosen their purse string as they head to haats here to buy veggies, the supply of which has witnessed a sharp decline in last few days.

  • Indore: Summers yet to recede, no respite from itchy weather soon

    Indore: Unlike expectations of citizens, there is no relief from scorching heat even after three days since Diwali, as weather on this weekend remained itchy to put citizens in unusual discomfort. Citizens woke up to a sunny day and the heat increased gradually throughout the day. Moreover, if meteorological department forecast comes true, the city is unlikely to get any relief from the uncomfortable weather conditions over the next few days.

  • Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma Manyavar ad

    Wow! Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma take wedding vows; watch video

    Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma have finally treated their fans with possibly the best Diwali gift they could have given. The couple’s much-awaited ad was released on Friday and the duo looked extremely adorable in it together. Do you know they are taking wedding vows in the video? They may not be bride and groom in the ad, but they took the vows in the cutest manner.

  • Deepotsav in Ayodhya

    Diwali 2017: 20 pictures of Diwali in India that will leave you mesmerised

    Diwali. It is the time of the year again when there is a joy in the air, lights everywhere, warmth in the heart and sparkle in the eyes. Sweets and gifts add to the festive spirit. The festival has a different meaning to different people. We all should admit the fact that the festival has special memories tucked away in the corner of our hearts. It is the festival when our country radiates her

  • bhai dooj

    Bhai Dooj 2017: Significance, legend, ritual, tithi and all you need to know

    The five-day Diwali celebration concludes with Bhai Dooj, a festival similar to Raksha Bandhan, that celebrates the bond between brothers and sisters. It falls in the Hindu lunar month of Kartik. As it falls on the second day after the new moon day it is known as ‘dooj’ or ‘dwitya’, hence the name ‘Bhai Dooj’. The festival is celebrated in different parts of India and Nepal and is called by different names.