Free Press Journal
  • Forcing kids to kiss relatives may blur lines of consent

    London : A sex education expert has claimed that parents should not make their reluctant adolescent kids kiss relatives forcefully as it makes it difficult for them to distinguish between the lines of consent, says ANI. The controversial suggestion was made by Lucy Emmerson, co-coordinator of the Sex Education Forum, in their e-magazine, the Daily Star reported.

  • Spain’s princess to appear in court over corruption charges

    Barcelona : Princess Cristina, the younger of Spanish King Juan Carlos’ two daughters, has decided to renounce her right to appeal and will testify over corruption charges, her attorneys said. In their statement Saturday, the lawyers said the princess would voluntarily appear before the judge even though she “absolutely and firmly disagrees” with the charges.

  • Talent galore!

    A nice spattering of actors was spotted at a recent film awards’ event… From Irrfan Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui to Anupam Kher, Nimrat Kaur, Shilpa Shukla, Richa Chadha and Kunal Khemu, they all showed up to be seen, mingle and scope out the competition!

  • Now undo the damage

    She is back home. The return of Devyani Khobragade is a relief, not a matter for celebration. The deputy consul-general of India in New York was clearly on the wrong side of the local labour laws. And the New York District Attorney’s office was wrong in being unmindful of her semi-diplomatic status while proceeding to treat her like a common criminal. Both sides were in the wrong. Khobragade, for filing a false

  • ATM fee: RBI to examine proposal

    New Delhi : The Reserve Bank will consider reducing the number of free ATM withdrawals, as recommended by Indian Banks’ Association, in an effort to cut down on cash transactions in the economy. 

  • Madhya Pradesh Business News

    Inspection to ensure that people’s works are done in time: CM 

  • Pact with Cong: Lalu keeps cards close to his chest

    Patna : RJD supremo Lalu Prasad refused to speak about alliance with Congress and other parties for the upcoming general elections but slammed Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) “for trivialising democracy”. 

  • Letters to the editor

    Oh, for the right to recall
    This refers to the arrogant attitude of the UP Chief Minister at a press conference following strong media and public criticism of the ‘star-studded’ Saifai Mahotsav in his home village at a time when the entire government machinery should have been directed towards the problems of the people of the state.
    Akhilesh Yadav must not forget that the media is the fourth pillar of democracy, and it was

  • Corporate Briefs

    Data protection norms in EU may hurt IT sector: Nasscom
    New Delhi: Even as outsourcing demand from Europe revives after the debt crisis, data protection regulations in the region governing trans-border data flows could hurt the USD 108 billion Indian IT-ITeS industry, sectoral body Nasscom said. “Challenges that I see are the US Immigration Bill and the data security in Europe. These are areas that we are working on…I had gone (there) in

  • You grow by how much you put in

    Successful people maintain a positive focus in life, no matter the circumstances around them. They stay focused on their past successes than on past failures. They are proactive in the pursuit of their chosen objectives. They don’t rest till success comes their way. Remember, that the average Olympian trains four hours a day at least 310 days a year for six years before succeeding. Getting better begins with workouts everyday. By 7

  • Alia Bhat

    Alia-Parineeti: Friendly Foes!

    It’s a known fact that two actresses, whose career is at a peak, can never be friends in this industry. We have often heard of cat fights between actresses whether it’s the cold war between Priyanka Chopra and Katrina Kaif or the rather nasty comments that Sonam Kapoor and Aishwarya made about each other.
    The recent two rivals in

  • Muslims in Bihar better off than Dalits: Survey

    Patna : The socio-economic condition of Muslims in Bihar is better than that of the state’s Dalit Hindus, but worse than upper caste Hindus and Other Backward Castes (OBCs), a survey found.

  • Toxic wine killed Alexander the great?

    Melbourne : Scientists may have solved a 2000-year-old puzzle of what led to the untimely and mysterious death of Macedonian leader Alexander the Great at the young age of 32. Dr Leo Schep from Otago University’s National Poisons Centre believes a poisonous wine made from an innocuous-looking plant may have killed Alexander, who built a massive empire before his death in 323 BC. Some historians believe that Alexander’s death

  • Rejuvenate with ‘smart’ travel choices

    London :If you’re still suffering from the after effects of over indulgence during Christmas and New Year celebrations, there are places where just one visit can leave you rejuvenated, says IANS.

  • your day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You have been growing in many profound ways and you keen to sustain growth. You spread out to many areas to study and look for masters and seers.
    Taurus:- People in jobs will be elevated to new and responsible posts with large financial gains. Your partner will understand your feelings and also help you solving your problems that will boost your confidence.
    Gemini:- You gamble with your heart and feelings without discretion and