Free Press Journal
  • Dara Singh birth anniversary: Iconic roles of ‘Rustam-E-Hind’

    Whether it was the wrestling ground or acting field, this body builder with a 53-inch long chest never failed himself in any situation. Standing tall at 6.2 feet, in the 60s, Dara Singh was known as India’s best wrestler.

  • Musical version of Ramayana main attraction at ASEAN summit opening ceremony

    Manila: A musical version of the epic Ramayana was one of key attractions at the grand opening ceremony of the two-day-long ASEAN summit here today, reflecting India’s cultural linkages with the Philippines and several member countries of the 10-member bloc.

  • Ramayana stamps

    Now get your own set of Ramayana postal stamps at Mumbai GPO

    Ramayana, one of the biggest epics of Indian mythology, continues to inspire generations across different aspects of life such as societal values, moral conduct and family. The epic imparts valuable teachings in us. If you are among those creatures who have grown up reading, listening and watching Ramayana and consider it as a way of life then there is a good news for you. Department of Post has issued stamps featuring the

  • Indonesian Muslims perform Ramayana in Mumbai to promote unity

    Mumbai: A thorough presentation of ethnic tradition induced in culture though an art form was performed by a group of Muslims from Indonesia on Tuesday at the NCPA. Over 43 Muslims from Indonesia performed Ramayana Ballet, a traditional dance form, and a live Angklung Orchestra, with the help of Angklung a distinct musical instrument made out of bamboo tubes.

  • Ujjain: Ramkatha at Mahakal Pravachan hall

    Ujjain: Ram Katha ‘Suniye katha Raghunath ki’ is being narrated by Sumanbhai at Mahakal Pravachan hall. On day 2, he recited dialogue that took place between ‘Kakbhushundi and Garud’ during the course of epic saga. He said that maintaining a restrained life is tough given the measure of things that are available to digress one’s concentration. He described an incident in the battle in Lanka when Garud at behest of

  • Ramayana: Rael Padamsee to revisits the iconic epic

    Raell Padamsee’s new production looks at the Ramayana from a different perspective. Boski Gupta tries to unravel the purpose behind rediscovering the book

  • Ramayana’s Bhutanese version staged in Dhzongkha language

    Bhopal: Bhopalites witnessed for the first time ‘Linggesargulpo,’ a traditional Ramayana of Bhutan at  open stage of Tribal museum on Wednesday. The whole episode of more than two-hundred-year-old book was presented in fifty minutes in six scenes by 11 actors of  Lhayee Lugar Performing Arts, Bhutan in Dzongkha, a language of Bhutan brilliantly which impressed the audience a lot.

  • T. G. L. Iyer

    Controlling quality of life

    “The supreme self is beyond name and form, beyond the senses, inexhaustible. Those who realize the self are forever free from the jaws of Death.”- Katha Upanishad

  • Chetanya Adib joins Siya Ke Ram

    Actor Chetanya Adib, best known for his roles in shows like “Saat Phere – Saloni Ka Safar” and “Balika Vadhu”, will next be seen playing Jatayu’s character in popular mythological show “Siya Ke Ram”.

  • Hunt Again For ‘Sanjivini Booti’

    New Delhi : The Centre may launch a special project for hunting the “Sanjivini Booti” described in the Ramayana epic as a herb infusing life that was brought from the Himalayas by Hanuman to help Lord Ram revive his brother Laxman.

  • No one turned Ram after watching ‘Ramayan’: Randeep Hooda

    Mumbai: Randeep Hooda, who essayed Indian painter Raja Ravi Varma with arresting arrogance in “Rang Rasiya”, will soon be seen as the real-life notorious serial killer Charles Sobhraj in “Main Aur Charles”. While he says the ‘ Charles’ film does not glorify crime, the actor also stressed that watching films does not lead the youth to anything wrong. Known for his straightforward nature, Randeep remained to the point when he was asked if

  • ‘Ramayan, Gita should be taught in schools’

    New Delhi : The Ramayana and the Gita are not religious texts and should be taught in schools, according to union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma.