Free Press Journal
  • Rum Day 2018! A sip of the culture behind the spirit

    Rum is, without a doubt, the most underappreciated spirit in history. Whenever one thinks of sophisticated, classical drinks, rum rarely makes it to the list. Whiskey is easily pictured in the hands of a moustachioed gentleman sitting on a recliner with a book and a cigar. Rum is linked with images of pirates and a harder, more exciting lot. Over the years, however, the drink has built up a massive fan base

  • Book reading of Chanchal Sanyal’s The Glass House by the inimitable Naseeruddin Shah

    The success of a book reading depends on the book and equally on the reader – in this case it was a double whammy: a book we can easily identify with and a well-loved baritone conveying it to our ears. Author Chanchal Sanyal and arguably India’s best actor, Naseeruddin Shah came together to share excerpts from the former’s The Glass House: A Year of our Days. Pegged as a darkly comic take

  • Roller Coaster Day: Ride in the sky with these record-breaking roller coasters from around the globe

    It lets you scream at the top of your lungs, gives you a momentary rise up free of gravity with your hands thrown in the air and makes you see the world upside down. There’s nothing quite like the feeling of riding a roller coaster. It might just be one of humanity’s most impressive creations yet! Not only are they extremely fun to ride, but they also give birth to many adrenaline junkies. So,

  • Get freedom from chemicals with these organic beauty products

    If you look down upon Indian beauty brands and only stick to international products, then it’s time to upgrade your brand quotient. In the quest to get that flawless skin, we blindly chase expensive big brands. However, the products you rely on could contain harsh chemicals, which could later cause serious health and skin troubles. Markets are stashed with chemically formulated products, claiming to be ‘clinically proven’, ‘100% safe’ etc. but are

  • Sari to Lehenga: How Indian fashion has gone global

    Over the centuries, the Indian fashion industry has contributed greatly to the global fashion world both in terms of adding to its economy as well as giving it ensembles that have been worn by generations. Our designers have come a long way bringing India to the world by reinventing, rebranding, redesigning and by embracing the east meets west approach. After continuous efforts, Indian fashion has come to the world’s notice, gradually becoming