Free Press Journal
  • Have to assess whether Yuvraj Singh can field for two days: MS Dhoni

    Yuvraj Singh’s brilliant form in domestic matches has made him a serious contender for a slot in the Test team but Indian captain MS Dhoni is still not sure whether the talented left-hander is ready to face the vigours of five-day cricket.

  • Reliance denies IAC allegations

    Mumbai: Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Wednesday denied allegations made by India Against Corruption, terming them as “devoid of any truth or substance whatsoever”, and made at the behest of vested interests.

  • PM should clarify Reliance issue: BJP

    New Delhi:  The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to clarify why S. Jaipal Reddy was shifted out of the petroleum ministry.

  • Take care of India’s ties with Pakistan, daily tells Khurshid

    Islamabad: India’s new Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid has before him the gargantuan task of not letting singular issues and events “hijack the tenuous peace process” between Pakistan and India, said a Pakistani daily Wednesday.

  • Cyclone Nilam hits Tamil Nadu coast with strong winds

    Cyclone Nilam crossed the Tamil Nadu coast north of Chennai Wednesday evening between Mamallapuram and Kalpakkam with strong winds battering the area, said an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

  • Puerto Rican woman faces trial for son’s death

    San Juan: A woman faces prosecution on charges of murder and intentional mistreatment for letting her four-year-old son die of malnutrition, Puerto Rico’s Justice Department said Tuesday.

  • Sandy is year’s No.2 topic on Facebook

    Washington: Even as Hurricane Sandy knocked out power from millions of American homes, social media enthusiasts kept at it to make the ‘Frankenstorm’ the year’s second most-talked-about topic on Facebook.

  • Man interrupts Kejriwal’s press conference

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal’s press conference Wednesday saw a minor interruption when a man from the audience alleged that the anti-corruption activist and his India Against Corruption group were “fooling the country”.

  • Government told to submit documents on land allotment to DIAL

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court, hearing a petition alleging land allotment at a throwaway price to DIAL for the Indira Gandhi International Airport here, Wednesday asked the union government to submit documents related to the allotment of land.

  • Moral education is high priority: Pallam Raju

    New Delhi: Reviving moral education is high on the list of priorities of new Human Resource Development Minister M.M. Pallam Raju, who took charge Wednesday.

  • Manish Tewari condemns Naqvi’s ‘minister of love affairs’ remark

    New Delhi: Warning the main opposition party against vitiating public discourse, minister of state for information and broadcasting (independent charge) Manish Tewari on Wednesday termed as “extremely unfortunate” the remarks of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi’s that minister of state for HRD Shashi Tharoor should be made ‘Minister of Love Affairs’.

  • Anti-naxal ops: First NTRO station activated in Maoist hotbed

    New Delhi: The country’s specialised snoop department, NTRO has set up its first base in a naxal hotbed in Chhattisgarh to monitor the movement of armed Maoist cadres and fly UAVs to help security forces to track them.

  • Sandy leaves 50 dead; Obama warns crisis ‘not yet over’

    New York: Sandy, the most devastating storm to hit the US in decades, killed nearly 50 people as it struck densely populated US East coast region leaving a trail of destruction and millions of water-logged homes in darkness.

  • Against Cong’s royal card, BJP plays ‘aam aadmi’ plank in HP

    Kasumpti/Kullu: In the political landscape of Himachal Pradesh, royals still hold a mighty sway on the hearts of voters and trying to cash on it the Congress has fielded a fair share of royals in its list of contestants in the hope of wresting power from BJP.

  • Shashi Tharoor should be made ‘minister of love affairs’: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    Taking a jibe at the newly-appointed minister of state for HRD Shashi Tharoor over his comment against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi that “you need to be able to love someone to understand that”, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday said the former should be made ‘Minister of Love Affairs’.