Free Press Journal
  • How much inequality is too much?

    It is important to distinguish between the two concepts of poverty and inequality. The former refers to lack of access to basic stuff like food, clothing and shelter. The latter refers to how income or wealth is distributed in society. The former is measured in terms of a poverty line, and what fraction of the population is below that line. The latter is measured in terms of the gap between the rich

  • Docs to combat ignorance about Diabetes!

    Mumbai : Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) is all set to spread awareness about diabetes among people by distributing booklets in four major hospitals of the city including KEM, JJ, Nair and Sion Hospital. This has come after a pilot study was conducted by MARD wherein 200 Out-Patient Department (OPD) patients of four hospitals were questioned. The survey revealed that majority of the patients especially those belonging to the lower economic strata

  • Hottest April day in Delhi as whole of India sizzles

    New Delhi : Several parts of the country continued to reel under scorching heat on Sunday as mercury hit a high of 46.3 degrees Celsius in Odisha’s Titlagarh while pre-monsoon showers accompanied by squall and hailstorm created havoc in Mizoram destroying hundreds of houses.