Sex

  • When Indians refuse sex to their spouse, this is what their sexual rejection spreadsheet looks like 16 hours 13 minutes ago

    A woman has created viral history by posting a sexual rejection spreadsheet created by her bitter and frustrated husband online. The man painstakingly posted in three columns the days he proposed sex to his wife, got turned down and her excuses for saying no to sex. Column A had the date,...
  • 'Sex tax' levied on brothels and swinger clubs also applies to tantric massages that provide sexual pleasure: German court 3 days ago

    Berlin: Tantric massages provide sexual pleasure and are subject to the same tax levied on brothels and swinger clubs in a German city, a state court said Monday. The decision by an administrative court in Baden-Wuerttemberg state followed a complaint by the owner of a massage parlour who had been billed...
  • Haryana's gender bias continues - with portable ultrasound machines 5 days ago

    Chandigarh: Haryana has heightened the crackdown against illegal sex determination tests to reverse the negative image caused by its skewed gender ratio. This has meant a strict check on ultrasound machines but the authorities are now grappling with the new menace of hand-held ultrasound machines. Health and Food and Drug Administration...
  • Watch: An Indian woman went out to ask strangers where she could get condoms, but only got uncomfortable, awkward responses 5 days ago

    Around 18 lakh people in the world die because of STDs contracted through unprotected sex every year. Out of these, 2 lakh are Indians, mostly between the ages of 16 to 35, says a WHO research. We preach safe sex and AIDS prevention, but how open are we to the...
  • Problem of adolescent pregnancies growing at alarming rate in Bhopal July 16, 2014

    For around six months, thirteen-year-old girl from Ashoka Garden area in the state capital was not aware of the fact that she was pregnant. As the girl’s family learnt about the pregnancy due to physical changes in the girl, they filed a police complaint against the man who had sexually exploited...
  • 'The boy inserts his Indian culture into the female values': Indian comedians tell you exactly why sex education should not be banned in schools July 15, 2014

    Have you ever attended a sex education class? In a country that has a population of 1.3 billion sex education is a still a subject most would gladly ignore. Sex is a taboo and parents as well as teachers in most parts of the country are still shy of discussing...
  • Ladies, claws in please: Women think females dressed in red are searching for sex, study says July 12, 2014

    Do you intend to wear a red shirt to your boss's birthday party tonight? Be aware that his spouse might "guard" him, thinking you are out there to seduce and mate. It has previously been evidenced that men perceive women wearing red as more attractive and sexually receptive, but women do...
  • Men think about sex 19 times a day: Study July 12, 2014

    Some say every seven seconds while others say basically all the time. But the truth is that the average man has 19 thoughts about sex daily, research reveals. Using an 'experience sampling' method, researchers from Ohio State University gave people a clicker. They were were asked to hit one of three buttons...
  • In the brain, sex addiction looks the same as drug addiction July 12, 2014

    Pornography triggers brain activity in sex addicts similar to the effect drugs have on the brains of drug addicts, researchers said on Friday - but that doesn't necessarily mean porn is addictive. Although there are no precise figures, experts in the field believe as many as one in 25 adults is...
  • In case you are interested, there's a 'sex museum' in New York that has a bouncy castle called 'House of Boobs' July 11, 2014

    Shouts, giggles and selfies. Mildly titillating and lots of fun, bouncing around on giant inflatable boobs is the hit attraction of a hot and steamy New York summer. As temperatures rise and hemlines shorten, visitors flock to the Museum of Sex to jump up and down on an adult moonbounce (or...
  • Replace sex education with format to make people aware about child pregnancy July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Days after courting controversy over his remarks on imparting sex education in schools, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said it should be replaced by a format which makes people aware about child pregnancy and associated evils. "I have spoken out against so-called sex education without pedagogy on this...
  • UN to recognise all same-sex marriages of staffers July 8, 2014

    United Nations: The UN will now recognise all same-sex marriages of its staffers across the world as it put in place a new policy aimed at ensuring "greater equality" with Secretary General Ban Ki-moon calling for rejection of homophobia. Previously, a staff member's personal status was determined by the laws applicable...
  • Pope apologises for 'sacrilegious cult' of Church's sexual abuse July 7, 2014

    Vatican city: Pope Francis told victims of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clerics the church should "weep and make reparation" for crimes he said had had taken on the dimensions of a sacrilegious cult. "For some time now I have felt in my heart deep pain and suffering," he said in...
  • BJP leader Dhankar promises wives from Bihar for men in Haryana July 6, 2014

    Chandigarh: Girls from Bihar will be brought to marry men in Haryana - a bizarre promise from a Haryana BJP Leader OP Dhankar to tackle the dwindling sex ratio in the state. Speaking at the Kisan Mahasammelan at Narwana on Friday, Dhankar gave the suggestion as a solution to solve the...
  • Delhi's GB Road sex workers to finally get new address July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: This surely is an instance of better late than never - in this case, all of 48 years. The infamous "GB Road" address on the voter identity cards of Delhi's sex workers had stripped away their dignity and made them a subject of humiliation and ignominy. This will...
  • Orgasms improve communication between partners, study finds July 4, 2014

    You have got another reason to go for some action tonight. According to a promising study, orgasm not only reinforces intimate bonds between partners but also improves communication between them. "Post-sex communication is likely linked to sexual and relationship satisfaction. For this reason, pillow talk may play a pivotal role in...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha June 29, 2014

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on FIFA World Cup, Harsh Vardhan's sex education remark, Iraq Crisis and much more. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus's take on Harsh Vardhan's comment on banning sex education June 29, 2014

    Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare has been facing the heat for his views on his website where he stated that the so-called "sex education" should be banned in schools. Cyrus Broacha is shocked! Are you too? ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 27, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Does sex education in schools remain a taboo? June 27, 2014

    Just a couple of days after the row over Health Minister Harsh Vadhan's remarks on fidelity over condoms to prevent AIDS, there is another controversy now surrounding his views on sex education. Vardhan stated on his website that sex education in schools should be banned. However, the Health Minister is...
  • Harsh Vardhan clarifies sex education remark June 27, 2014

    Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday clarified his no sex education remark. In his latest blog, the Health Minister has said that sex education was necessary for students but it should not be vulgar by any means. ...
  • News 360: Delhi University scraps FYUP, admissions yet to begin June 27, 2014

    Celebrations erupted as the week long impasse between Delhi University and the University Grants Commission (UGC) finally ended on Friday with the Vice Chancellor agreeing to scrap the controversial Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP). ...
  • Sex education necessary but minus vulgarity, clarifies Harsh Vardhan June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, who stirred a hornet's nest by saying that sex education should be banned in schools, has now issued a statement clarifying his remarks. Now, the BJP leader is of the opinion that sex education is necessary for school students but it should not be...
  • 'If sex education is not Indian culture, then ban coffee for the same reason': Angriest reactions to Harsh Vardhan's proposal to ban sex education in schools June 27, 2014

    Health Minister Harsh Vadhan stated on his website that sex education in schools should be banned. In his 'vision document' for Delhi, Vardhan said that states must integrate value education with course content and put strong emphasis on exposing students to India's cultural relations. He added that Yoga education should...
  • Harsh Vardhan faces flak for saying sex education should be banned June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan is facing severe criticism for his remark that sex education should be banned in schools. The Congress has said that such views by him show that he has a medieval mindset. "If India's Health Minister has such views, then it shows that he has no...
  • Watch: DU professors slam Harsh Vardhan for his statement on sex education June 27, 2014

    Professors from the Delhi University have slammed Health Minister Harsh Vardhan for his statement on banning sex education. In his 'vision document' for Delhi, Harsh Vardhan said sex education should be banned and yoga should be made compulsory. ...
  • Ban sex education in schools, says Health Minister Harsh Vardhan June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Just a couple of days after the row over Health Minister Harsh Vadhan's remarks on fidelity over condoms to prevent AIDS, there is another controversy now surrounding his views on sex education. Vardhan stated on his website that sex education in schools should be banned. In his 'vision...
  • California authorities arrest 275 child predators June 27, 2014

    Los Angeles: Authorities throughout Southern California have announced the arrests of more than 275 child predators that included a teaching assistant for special needs kids, a US Army soldier and a Los Angeles Fire Department officer. The month long "Operation Broken Heart" took place in May and involved dozens of local, state...
  • 168 children rescued from sex trafficking op: FBI June 24, 2014

    Washington: Federal authorities conducted a sweep through more than 100 US cities and recovered 168 children from child sex trafficking, the FBI has said. Some 281 pimps were also arrested in Operation Cross-Country, a week-long enforcement that Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey yesterday said can help "end the cycle...
  • UN warns Britain over child voodoo victims, sex tourists June 20, 2014

    Geneva: Hundreds of children are believed to have been kidnapped in Africa and brought to Britain for brutal voodoo rituals, a UN watchdog said today, urging London to step up its fight against the scourge. "We're concerned about reports that hundreds of children have been abducted from their families in Africa...