Free Press Journal
  • Internal reason stopped MSD from being replaced: Amarnath

    New Delhi : Former national selector Mohinder Amarnath today created a flutter by openly admitting that “certain internal reason” stopped the selection committee from replacing Mahendra Singh Dhoni as Indian captain after eight successive Test defeats in England and Australia.

  • Time has come to dismiss parliament: Hazare

    New Delhi : The time has come to dismiss parliament, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare said Tuesday while announcing a nationwide tour against the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government and graft.

  • Left, Trinamool scuffle in West Bengal assembly

    Kolkata : The West Bengal Assembly Tuesday witnessed unruly scenes as the Left Front and the ruling Trinamool Congress members indulged in fist fighting, resulting in one of the legislators being injured and hospitalised and three others suspended.
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  • Congress asks for evidence on Wal-Mart lobbying

    New Delhi : Criticising the BJP for disrupting the house to score “brownie points”, union minister Manish Tewari said Tuesday that the party should make public any evidence it has on Wal-Mart lobbying in the US to open the way for foreign equity in retail trade in India.
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  • BJP disrupts parliament over Wal-Mart lobbying issue

    New Delhi : Proceedings in both houses of parliament were stalled Tuesday as the BJP took up the issue of international supermarket chain Wal-Mart lobbying in the US to open the way for foreign equity in retail trade in India.
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  • Seven Kingfisher planes seized

    Mumbai : Mumbai International Airport Ltd (MIAL) has seized seven Kingfisher Airlines aircraft for non-payment of airport dues, an official source said Tuesday.

  • Karnataka in state of flux

    Even before the BJP is able to figure out what to do with its controversial national president, Nitin Gadkari, it is confronted with the B S Yeddyurappa challenge in Karnataka. Given that his own moral authority stands greatly diminished following the exposure of his questionable business dealings, Gadkari may not be the best man to minimize the effect of the Yeddyurappa rebellion. On Sunday, Yeddyurappa staged a show of strength, holding a

  • For good of democracy

    The ability of the Congress to strike unlikely deals may invite both admiration and derision. But for those who believe that the Opposition scored self-goals by insisting on a voting motion, it is worth stressing that the debate was very good for democracy

  • Israelwants to takeIndiaties to next level

    Jerusalem: The biggest dream of Israeli President Shimon Peres is to go toIndia, if he gets an invitation, said one diplomat. Shimon Peres would very much enjoy his visit toIndia, said another.

  • DISCOMS: Robbing the consumer

    The Government has been pushing the DISCOM model for distribution of electricity. This has led to a steep increase in tariffs for the consumer. The consumer is not convinced that increases in electricity tariffs are indeed warranted by improvements in quality of supply consequent to privatization of distribution of electricity. The increases in tariff could also be due to profiteering by the DISCOMS. But track record of State Electricity Boards is even

  • Guiding Light-7 PRINCIPLES OF LOVE

    Love moves the world round. It is love what we live for. To receive love and to give love. Love is the governing principle of the universe. The one whose love is deep lives life with passion. The deeper the love, the deeper the passion for life.

  • E-cigarettes users beware, they might not be safe

    Berlin: Electronic cigarettes, viewed as a healthy alternative to conventional smoking, may not be all that safe, says a latest study from Germany, reports IANS.

  • Soon, Brits can have DNA-make up sequenced for 100 pounds

    London: Personalised medicine for all in the UK could be a possibility in the “very near future” as people will soon be able to have their entire DNA make-up mapped for as little as 100 pounds, a leading UK professor has said, reports PTI.

  • New dinosaur with giant nose discovered

    Washington: Scientists have discovered a new dinosaur with a large prominent nose in northernMexico, which lived about 73-million-years ago, reports PTI.

  • Scientists decode mystery of ‘gentle touch’

    Washington: Scientists have uncovered the molecular basis of gentle touch and in studies with fruit flies found that without a key protein many organisms may be insensitive to stroking, reports PTI.