Shaziya Shaikh

Shaziya Shaikh is a Feature Writer with the Free Press Journal. She is also a creative facilitator, content writer, and mental health and gender rights enthusiast.

Stories By Shaziya Shaikh

Nobel Prize winners in economics, Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo stand together after giving a press conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

From cooking to being a jailbird: 5 things you didn't know about Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Abhijeet Banerjee, has walked on the streets of Mumbai, probably rested his back on one of the pillars of University of Calcutta while re...Read More

International Girl Child Day: 5 young girls that are breaking stereotypes and creating a better world

International Girl Child Day: 5 young girls that are breaking stereotypes and creating a better world

The 2019 theme for International Girl Child Day is ‘GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable’.

International Mental Health day: Busting common myths about therapy

International Mental Health day: Busting common myths about therapy

Most people have several misconceptions about therapy, and these somehow affect one’s ability to seek help.

A picture of Shaheed Bhagat Singh.

A brief account of incidents that led to the execution of legendary freedom fighter, Bhagat Singh

The 23-year-old martyr and his words ‘Inquilab Zindabad’ are etched in the minds and hearts of millions of Indians for the unshaken coura...Read More

5 times Serena Williams inspired us with her fearlessness and determination

5 times Serena Williams inspired us with her fearlessness and determination

On Serena William’s 38th birthday, let’s recall all the times she inspired us.

'Climate Change for Peace', the theme for World Peace day 2019: Its importance and the ongoing movement

'Climate Change for Peace', the theme for World Peace day 2019: Its importance and the ongoing movement

The 2019 World Peace day is dedicated to Climate Change, the most pressing threat to human existence. Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary-Gen...Read More

A street in Kerem Hateimanim.

The picturesque Kerem Hateimanim, a Tel Aviv neighbourhood is out with its beauty secret, hold onto the best of your culture!

The coolest place to hangout in Israel according to Time Out is a treasure house of Yemenite Jewish cuisine, murals and hearty smiles.

Celebrating Shabana Azmi’s 5 five best avatars from the silver screen

Celebrating Shabana Azmi’s 5 five best avatars from the silver screen

The star representative of artistic revolution in the Indian cinema, Shabana Azmi, celebrates her 69th birthday today. We are reminiscing...Read More

Local Maharashtrain weavers' work to be launched on Amazon India

Local Maharashtrain weavers' work to be launched on Amazon India

Maharashtra State Handloom Corporation signs an MOU with Amazon India to launch a Handlooms’ brand under Indrayani Handloom.

World Ozone day: Indias’ Possible Future Under the Kigali Agreement

World Ozone day: Indias’ Possible Future Under the Kigali Agreement

2019 marks the enactment of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol. On World Ozone Day, it is important to understand Indias’ posi...Read More

Hindi Diwas 2019: History & Significance in todays’ time

Hindi Diwas 2019: History & Significance in todays’ time

The history of Hindi, its status and the criticism it has received until today.

The summer sensation printed polka dots dress just saved Zara

The summer sensation printed polka dots dress just saved Zara

Zaras’ printed polka dots dress has its own Instagram account with a hefty following of 25.1 k followers.

Pitru paksha 2019: The right way to satisfy your ancestors’ souls

Pitru paksha 2019: The right way to satisfy your ancestors’ souls

Pitru Paksha, also known as ‘Shraadh’ is a holy period in Hindu mythology. Practising Hindus pay homage to their deceased ancestors durin...Read More

The superstitions and tragedies surrounding the infamous Friday, the 13th

The superstitions and tragedies surrounding the infamous Friday, the 13th

Western tragedies and the inability of Indians to let go of superstitions has added 'Friday, the 13th' to its unending list of customs th...Read More

Is Banning Single-Use Plastic the answer or another complication in current times?

Is Banning Single-Use Plastic the answer or another complication in current times?

Another ban on plastics will negatively affect the current economic condition.

Onam Sadhya

Celebrate Onam and authentic Keralite cuisine in Mumbai

Visit these places to celebrate Onam and the traditional Onam sadhya.

Suicide in India and ways to address it healthily

Suicide in India and ways to address it healthily

Suicide rates are soaring high in India. Awareness about how to recognize the symptoms and address it healthily is the need of the hour.

Your list of post visarjan beach cleaning initiatives

Your list of post visarjan beach cleaning initiatives

The spectacle of Ganesh Utsav and the mess it leaves behind, both are to be owned by us, the citizens.

The 'Article 370' thali.

Delhi Restaurant offers a special ‘Article 370’ thali celebrating Kashmiri flavours

A Delhi restaurant has come up with a thali called ‘Article 370’ while promising to donate a part of the price to the Kashmir Relief Fund.

#BanNetflixInIndia Trends as Bhakts Protest Using ‘Jai Shree Ram’ as Weapon

#BanNetflixInIndia trends as bhakts protest using ‘Jai Shree Ram’ as weapon

Netflix faces backlash on twitter for allegedly promoting Hinduphobia and anti-religious sentiments through their shows.

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