Free Press Journal
  • Is there something called an anti-cancer diet?

    Cancer is the second most common cause of death in India, after cardiovascular disease, says the website of National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), one in six deaths are due to cancer. According to the WHO website, cancer occurs when the body cells change due to the…

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  • Prem Rog to Lust Stories! When Indian cinema stepped into taboo land

    Lust Stories has joined the list of movies that made headlines, because of the unorthodox topics it conveys through the medium of cinema. PREEJA ARAVIND takes a look at other such films which dealt with unsaid subjects Four directors tell four different stories about women and their sexual needs in ‘Lust Stories‘ that was released…

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  • Secret Superstar to Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Bollywood films are making waves in China

    Surprisingly, the one place where Hindi movies have been raking in quite a lot of moolah is India’s frenemy, China. PREEJA ARAVIND looks at Bollywood imports that made headlines across our eastern border Akshay Kumar-starrer ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha‘ — a film with a social message about the ills of public defecating- has had a stupendous…

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  • sonam kapoor mangalsutra, Bollywood celebs who got trolled

    Sonam Kapoor to Abhishek Bachchan: When Bollywood celebs were needlessly trolled

    Sonam Kapoor, Salman Khan, Shilpa Shetty, Mandira Bedi—apart from being celebrities, they all have one other thing in common: being trolled by the netizens for trivial reasons. Mostly they have been taken to task—unnecessarily we might add—for their choice of clothing by faceless names. And not just them, anything the haters deem “inappropriate” will be trolled….

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    Juhi-Aamir to Karisma-Govinda: Bollywood pairs we dearly miss

    Here some Bollywood pairs – who had once ruled the big screen way back in the 80s and 90s – we would like to see them pairing up again The latest “comeback” story is of Madhuri Dixit and Sanjay Dutt together again on the big screen. This on-screen couple was last seen in the forgettable…

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  • I See You: by Clare Mackintosh- Review

    Title: I See You Author:  Clare Mackintosh Publisher: Hachette Price: Rs 399 Pages 372 A successful thriller is defined by how quickly a reader finishes the book. A true pageturner would not let the reader rest till she has reached the end. The character in danger gains her sympathy, while the reader tries to solve…

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  • This Mother’s Day, cook for your mom!

    She’s the go-to-person when your tummy rumbles; it maybe midnight or daybreak, mommy wouldn’t let you go hungry out of the house; wherever you live, maa ke hath ka khana tops the list of your favourite food, but why not this Mother’s Day you cook something for her? Preeja Aravind asks Chef Tilak Vel of…

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  • Mother's Day 2018, Happy Mother's Day, Mother's day special, home vacation, international mother's day, surprise your mom, weekend, weekend reads

    Mother’s Day 2018: Surprise your Mom with at-home vacation!

    Don’t want to battle the heat and step out to celebrate your mom’s special day? No worries. Pamper her at home with a customized day in, Preeja Aravind tells you how Another Mother’s Day is here and all you can think of is … how hot is it outside! You want to give your mom…

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  • World Laughter Day 2018: Why laughter is indeed the best medicine

    On World Laughter Day, Preeja Aravind lists why everyone should laugh more often With all the pesticides and whatnot in it, apple a day doesn’t have much sway — it’s laughter that has more capacity to keep the doctor away. Turns out there is actual science behind why laughter is indeed the best medicine. We…

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