Free Press Journal
  • Kudankulam plant: Anti-nuclear activists questions govt in SC

    New Delhi: The anti-nuclear activists today criticised the government in the Supreme Court for exempting the Russian firm involved in setting up Kudankulam nuclear power plant from paying damages in case of mishaps and fixing Rs 1500 crore only as maximum liability on plant’s operator.

  • Will Bobby Jindal make a White House run in 2016?

    Washington:  Louisiana’s Indian American governor Bobby Jindal may well be making a bid for the White House in 2016, a leading US news site suggested citing a meeting with a wealthy Republican fund raiser.

  • Daily lauds Pakistani for becoming world snooker champ

    Islamabad: World snooker champion Mohammad Asif is one of the many unsung heroes of Pakistan sports who fail to make their presence felt in a country that is completely obsessed with cricket, said a Pakistani daily.

  • Global Youth Forum begins in Indonesia

    Bali: Two thousand young people from 126 nations joined up with artists, corporate and government leaders, to debut the mPowering Mobile Platform, a first-ever, entertainment-driven programme empowering youths with information and access to education, job and health resources, delivered directly through their mobile phones.

  • Kejriwal accuses Modi of favouring companies

    New Delhi: Aam Admi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday accused Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi of giving undue favours to some corporate companies and said the impression of him being honest was wrong.

  • 2012: what a leap year for small screen!

    New Delhi: The year 2012 has been a ‘leap’ year in every which way as far as the Indian small screen is concerned. Popular shows like “Pavitra Rishta”, “Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai” and “Kya Hua Tera Vaada” are leaping forward – by months or years to take the story forward and keep viewers engaged.

  • Visually impaired girl of 9 raped in Delhi

    New Delhi: A nine-year-old visually impaired girl was raped by her former neighbour here in the city, police said Tuesday, adding that the attacker has been arrested.

  • BJP seeks PM statement on China’s stand on South China Sea

    New Delhi: The BJP Tuesday demanded a statement from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in parliament on the effect of Beijing’s assertiveness in South China Sea on India’s interests and said the issue should be taken up with Chinese leaders.

  • Cops to quiz Namdhari’s guard for three days

    New Delhi: Sacked Uttarakhand Minorities Commission chief Sukhdev Singh Namdhari’s security officer, arrested for the murder of liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his brother Hardeep, was Tuesday sent to three days’ police custody by a court here.

  • FDI will increase unemployment: Mulayam Singh

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Mulayam Singh Yadav Tuesday said FDI in retail would increase unemployment and asked the government to roll back the policy.

  • 11 injured in malfunctioning in suburban train coach

    Mumbai: Eleven passengers were injured, three of them seriously, due to malfunctioning of transformer in one of the coaches of a CST-bound Andheri suburban train at the Dockyard Road on harbour line this morning, Central Railway authorities said.

  • Mankhurd shelter case: ‘Task force’ to trace escaped women

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government has decided to set up a ‘task force’ comprising two officials each from police and women and child welfare departments to trace the women who escaped from a state-run shelter home.

  • US has made a strategic bet on India, says US official

    Washington: Calling India a dynamic link that “fuses” the Greater Middle East and East Asia, a top US diplomat has said the Obama Administration’s strategic rebalancing to Asia was expected to continue with renewed vigour.

  • Indian couple convicted; father gets 18 months, mother 15

    Oslo: The Indian couple facing criminal charges of child abuse were convicted today by a district court here with the father getting an 18-month jail term and mother being sentenced to 15 months.

  • Court rejects Jagan’s bail plea again

    Hyderabad: A special court here Tuesday dismissed another bail petition of YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in alleged disproportionate assets case.