Free Press Journal
  • Free birth control does not increase risky sex

    Washington: Contrary to fears within a section of the society, women and teenaged girls who participate in free birth control programmes do not indulge in riskier sexual practices, says a new study.

  • Break silence to stop workplace harassments: Activist

    Thiruvananthapuram: Noted social activist Bhanwari Devi today urged women to break their silence against exploitation at workplaces and report atrocities against them at the earliest to get timely justice.

  • Confidence bldng exercise on among people along borders with Assam: Tuki

    Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki said the state government has been making efforts to build confidence among the people of the state residing along the border areas as well as in neighbouring Assam and bring back normalcy in the affected areas.

  • Bihar’s Khagaria to witness fight between co-wives

    Patna: The Khagaria Lok Sabha seat in Bihar is all set to see an interesting in-house battle with Lalu Prasad giving RJD ticket to the second wife of a local strongman whose first wife is a JD(U) legislator from the same place.

  • Special drive on March 9 to include names in electoral rolls

    Thane: District Collector and Election Officer P Velrasu said here today that eligible voters who do not find their names in electoral rolls now have a last chance to get their names included in a special drive to be conducted on March 9, 2014, at their polling stations.

  • India ticks off Pak for inviting Kashmiri students for study

    New Delhi: Reacting strongly to Pakistan inviting 60 Kashmiri students in Uttar Pradesh who were slapped with sedition, India today said that country should not muddle into affairs of other countries.

  • No pressure to name Shah in Ishrat charge sheet: Sinha

    New Delhi: CBI Director Ranjit Sinha today said there was no pressure on him to implicate former Gujarat home minister Amit Shah in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case and the agency has filed the charge sheet on the basis of evidence which could withstand legal scrutiny.

  • SBI to raise Rs 800-1,200 cr by issuing shares to employees

    Kolkata:  State Bank of India has proposed to offer share purchase scheme for all its employees which could raise additional equity capital, between Rs 800 crore and Rs 1,200 crore, for the country’s largest lender.

  • Jet offers discounted fares to women travellers for three days

    Mumbai:  Taking a cue from low-cost airline GoAir, Naresh Goyal-promoted Jet Airways today offered discounted fares to women travellers for three days starting from Saturday, which will be celebrated as International Women’s Day globally.

  • Bombay HC grants bail to former Ulhasnagar MLA in murder case

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today granted bail to former Ulhasnagar MLA Suresh (Pappu) Kalani in an appeal filed by him against conviction in a 15-year-old murder case, despite opposition by Maharashtra Government.

  • EC again asks govt for restrictions on opinion polls

    New Delhi: The Election Commission has pressed the Law Ministry to take a call on “restricting” opinion polls by writing to it just days before the Lok Sabha polls were announced, but the government seems to be in no hurry to take a decision on the issue.

  • Gold recovers on fresh buying, firm global cues

    New Delhi:  Snapping three-day losing streak, gold prices today recovered by Rs 240 to Rs 31,060 per ten gram in the national capital on buying by stockists and retailers at existing lower levels amid a firm global trend.

  • NSEL case: Rs 50 crore assets of agro firm attached by ED

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached properties worth Rs 50 crore of a defaulting firm in connection with its money laundering probe in the National Spot Exchange Limited (NSEL) scam case.