Free Press Journal
  • Simple steps for a good night sleep

    Insomnia, or inability to fall asleep or stay asleep at night, is fast emerging as a huge global health concern. Stress at work, lack of physical exercise, high levels of tech engagement and poor sleep hygiene are some of the most significant factors causing insomnia. So make sure you are getting rid of it in smart ways. Ankit Garg, Co-founder and CEO of and Devrath Vijay, Founder of the functional training

  • Make an effort to bond with yourself

    You yearn to be ‘attached’ to the socially influential people for your selfish intentions, but have you made an effort to know and bond with yourself? Believe me, that’s the ‘connection’ of the highest order

  • Sex and the city! STDs: Better safe than sorry

    I am worried about sexually transmitted diseases were I to meet up, like and get intimate with someone from dating sites. Is it fair and acceptable to ask someone from a dating website like Tinder to take a test for HIV and other STDs before physical intimacy?

  • What a Life! A Kaleidoscope of Rajinder Puri’s Cartoons by Partha Chatterjee, Arvindar Singh- Review

    The one cartoon of Rajinder Puri that sums up his philosophy in life is the iconic one that graces the cover of his book What a Life! A Kaleidoscope of Rajinder Puri’s Cartoons. Aptly named, The Void, the 1964 composition holds at its centre a white silhouette of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, surrounded by a mass of people, representing the loss of a beloved leader of a devoted nation. The cartoonist and

  • Never Marry a Woman with Big Feet: Women in Proverbs from Around the World by Mineke Schipper- Review

    Our development since early childhood would show our stories liberally strewn with sayings and adages, maxims and axioms and wise saws, not to forget the inevitable truisms, platitudes…and clichés. Some learnt at the mother’s knee, others at the end of a stick – the latter of which was generally metaphorical. Thus, what Lord John Russell rightly called “the wit of one and the wisdom of many” became a kind of standard to

  • Speaking Truth to Power: My Alternative by P. Chidambaram- Review

    Speaking truth to power: My alternative view is a collection of former Union Minister for Home and Finance P Chidambaram’s incisive essays published last year as a weekly column in The Indian Express. The articles covered a range of subjects like demonetisation, economy, politics, foreign policy, Jammu and Kashmir, Gujarat and nation at large.

  • Revisiting fond memories of first day at school

    I always fail to understand why schools reopen during monsoon. It always gives a tough time not only to the kids but also to the parents. They have to ensure everything is in place before the child steps out of the house for the first day of his or her new academic year at school. And also, pray that it does not rain. But as the luck would have it, of all