Free Press Journal
  • A Super Gifting Idea for Raksha Bandhan

    NEW DELHI: The New, Elegant LeEco Le 2 Grey is Designed to Strengthen Bonds Raksha Bandhan is just around the corner and buying a gift for a gizmo-loving sibling can be tricky. How about gifting them the next generation superphone that is not just drop dead gorgeous but also comes with a powerful processor, amazing display and ample storage capacity.

  • Maharashtra BJP launches ‘Atal Bandhan’ program

    Mumbai: To unify its cadre and to counter Shiv Sena’s ‘Shiv Bandhan’ initiative, Maharashtra BJP on Monday launched ‘Atal Bandhan’ program, with the aim of reaching out to one crore people in the state.

  • Holy city gears up for Ganesh Chaturthi

    Ujjain : After celebrating Raksha Bandhan, now the city residents are set to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi. Known for its cultures and traditions the city of temples, artisans are now having their hands full and work overtime to meet the ever-growing demand for Ganesh idols.

  • Six more tested dengue positive

    Indore : Officials of the Health Department sounded an alarm when six patients tested dengue positive, on Tuesday. To add their woes, one H1N1 positive case also surfaced.

  • 20-yr-old youth crushed to death by bus

    Narsinghpur : A 20 year old youth who had gone to bring his sister for the festival of Raksha Bandhan, was crushed under the wheels of a bus on NH 12. The incident took place near village Bildha on Friday night on 8.30.

  • PM’s gift to Varanasi: Accidental insurance for 51,000 women

    Varanasi  : On the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, Union minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday said here that as many as 51,000 women and girls of Varanasi will be insured under the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana as a gift from the Prime Minister.

  • Faridabad MLA announces insurance cover for women on Rakhi

    Faridabad: Faridabad MLA Vipul Goel today celebrated ‘Raksha Bandhan’ with slum dwellers of the city, while announcing an insurance policy of Rs 2 lakhs for women, under Prime Minister Suraksha Policy scheme. Celebrating the brother-sister festival, little girls from the slums tied rakhi on the MLA’s hand.

  • Amarnath

    Amarnath yatra concludes as Charri Mubarak reaches cave shrine

    Srinagar: Over 3.52 lakh pilgrims paid obeisance at the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas this year as the 59-day annual yatra concluded today coinciding with the festival of ‘Raksha Bandhan’. ‘Chhari Mubarak’, being carried by a group of Sadhus led by its custodian Mahant Dipendra Giri, arrived at the 3,880 metre holy cave in the wee hours after tracking a distance of six kilometers from Sheshnag halting station, marking the conclusion of the yatra, officials said.

  • Christian Eminent School celebrates Raksha Bandhan

    Indore : Students of Christian Eminent School celebrated Raksha Bandhan with enthusiasm. On the occasion the boys tied Rakhis to girl students, teachers and other school staff.

  • Widows to send rakhis for Modi

    Lucknow  : Ageing widows of Vrindavan and Varanasi have designed around 1,000 special rakhis for Prime Minster Narendra Modi and will send it to him on the occasion of raksha bandhan on August 29.

  • Fly a kite sans killing a flying bird

    Indore : The unforgettable quote of Father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi “The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated, but honestly most of us do not care about the animals and birds, which live in the environment with us.

  • Rakshabandhan celebrated with religious fervor

     Alirajpur : Siblings share a dynamic bond that cannot be defined by any or all of these terms. The festival celebrating the sacred bond of love between siblings was celebrated all across the districts with festive fervor.  Sisters applied ‘Tilak’ on the forehead of their brothers and tied the sacred thread, wishing for their long life. In return, brothers gave them gifts as a token of their love and promised to ensure

  • Rakshabandhan celebrated with festive fervor

    Indore : Raksha Bandhan was celebrated in the city with festive fervor on Sunday. This is the occasion when sisters tie the sacred thread on the wrist of their brothers wishing their long life and in return brothers promise them protection.

  • Breaking barriers

    Vrindavan: A widow (L) ties a Rakhi around the wrist of a holy man during Raksha Bandhan celebrations at the Meera Sahbhagini widows ashram in Vrindavan on Saturday.

  • Rakhis are now better bought and sent online

    New Delhi : For years, girls and women went to the market to buy rakhis ahead of the festival of Raksha Bandhan. Now, in the age of booming e-commerce, a slew of websites have launched attractive offers that makes rakhi-buying a simple online experience.

  • Courier Cos offering ‘Rakhi Special’ services

    Indore : With Raksha Bandhan round the corner, the sisters and brothers of the city are exploring new ways to express their feelings for each other.

  • The sacred month of Shravan

    Every woman takes pride in fasting in the month of Shravan for peace and prosperity of her family, write MEERA S. SASHITAL. (more…)

  • Widows in Varanasi celebrate Raksha Bandhan

    Varanasi: In a first, hundreds of widows — considered cursed and inauspicious and shunned by the mainstream of society for decades — Tuesday celebrated the Hindu festival of Raksha Bandhan.