Free Press Journal

    With strict laws being formulated and implemented, ragging is almost out, but colleges can never be too cautious. It could be anything from a friendly bet to a deal with severe consequences. In many cases, friendly ragging has resulted in life long connections. But where to strike the balance, asks NINA MEHTA


    Corporates are increasingly investing in outdoor team- building and learning activities for their employees, says REENA JHAVERI

  • Bollywood shocked by scribe’s murder

    The murder of veteran crime journalist Jyotindra Dey has sent shockwaves across the Bollywood fraternity. Bollywood twitterati has condemned the murder of the Mid- Day reporter who was shot dead Saturday aftern

  • From SHANGHAI to Z

    While a lot of people are contemplating the story of the Dibakar Banerjee film alt39 Shanghaialt39 starring Abhay Deol and Emraan Hashmi along with Kalki Koechlin, the film as it turns out to be is an official adaptation with the rights bought over of the French film  Z.  Z was a film made by filmmaker Costa Gavras based on a book of the same name by Vassilis Vassilikos.

  • SRK shelves quickie

    Shah Rukh Khan was supposed to make a small film when he was at the IPL, but then dropped the idea. We are not sure about what that film was all about but the film suffered because SRK got busy with  Ra. One again. SRK had just come back after shooting for  Don 2 and was relaxing before doing a quickie. We are not sure about who was making that film or

  • When rains played havoc

    Rain rain go away, come again another day… Although this must be a nursery rhyme, it fits aptly on Bollywood these days as many events are being washed away with losses mounting in crores of rupees


    As the first look of alt39 Aarakshanalt39 is revealed, Amitabh Bachchan talks about his experience of working with Prakash Jha

  • Sania enter 2nd round of AEGON Chalt39ship qualifiers

    Eastbourne ( UK) Sania Mirza rallied from behind to overcome the challenge of Renata Voracova in a gruelling three- setter to move into the second round of the WTA AEGON International qualifying event here.The seventh seed Indian faced stiff resistance from her Czech opponent but finally prevailed 4- 6 6- 3 6- 4 in the opening round of the qualifying event.

  • Bichel tipped to become Kiwi bowling coach

    Wellington Former Australian paceman Andy Bichel has emerged as a strong contender to take over as New Zealandalt39s bowling coach after South African Allan Donald decided to pursue a job in his homeland under a new management.


    Do you have it in you to take charge of someone elses monetary well- being? Consider a career in portfolio management, says VINITA BAJARI


    Consortium of Management Education ( COME) commences a Centralised Admission Process for admission to b- schools in Maharashtra


    With colleges about to start, and youth festivals about to take centre stage, theatre training could come to the fore, says NEHA SHAH

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  • 17 AGAIN…

    Todays college students are spoilt for choice, not only for consumer goods but also in terms of education and careers.Unfortunately, their counterparts even ten years ago, were not that lucky, and were stuck with what was available.KNOWLEDGE asks those who missed the train what they would choose to study today, if they were 17 again


    VINITA BAJARI slips on her thinking cap as she gets into session with trainer and facilitator Stephen Haines, author of over 21 books on strategic thinking

  • Lee- Hesh in final of London ATP, to face Bryan brothers

    London Third seeds Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi earned a shot at their third title of the season as they set up the summit- clash of the ATP Aegon Championships against Mike and Bob Bryan here.The alt39 Indian Expressalt39 pair had to dig deep before beating Max Mirnyi of Belarus and Canadian Daniel Nestor 6- 7( 7) 7- 6( 6) 10- 8 in the semifinals of the euro 694,250 grass court event

  • Bharatinder Singh smashes national record in decathlon

    Bangalore Bharatinder Singh of Haryana smashed national record in decathlon to grab the gold on the second day of the National Senior Inter- State Athletics Championships here on Sunday. Bharatinder totaled 7658 points in the 10- event discipline to eclipse the five- old year old mark of Jora Singh by 156 points at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium.

  • Sporting business

    alt147 India has no dearth of talent but talent is not much use without the right work ethic, and hugely- talented people can actually be a burden if they canalt146t fit into teams.alt148 What happens when two IIM alumni, one a highly successful sports commentator and the other an equally well known advertising consultant, decide on capturing their consulting experience over a period of six years in a single book? A Winning Way.


    Compulsory attendance rules for students: Need for rethinking