Free Press Journal
  • Kudankulam project official receives threat letter

    Tirunelveli (TN): As the controversial Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant is set to be commissioned this month, an anonymous letter threatening its site director has sent the authorities and police into a tizzy.

  • Sunmeet Kaur Sawhney wins Rs5 crore in KBC 6

    Mumbai: Sunmeet Kaur Sawhney, a Punjabi woman from Mumbai, has emerged as the winner of Rs5 crore on TV game show Kaun Banega Crorepati 6 (KBC).

  • Delhi gang-rape case: Drama in courtroom

    New Delhi: The proceedings in the case of the gang-rape and murder of a 23-year-old girl in a Delhi court on Saturday were marked by some drama when a man demanded that the details of the victim be made public.

  • No race for PM’s post, but Modi a popular leader: Rajnath

    Sultanpur (UP): BJP leader Rajnath Singh today said there is no race in the party for PM’s post, but acknowledged that Narendra Modi, who came to power in Gujarat for the straight third time, is a popular leader and this “fact cannot be denied”.

  • 80,000 youth to be recruited in govt service soon: Omar

    Srinagar: Asserting that employment generation in the state has been flagged as top most concern by his government, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today announced fast track recruitment of 80,000 educated youth in government service in the coming months.

  • Talks with kidnappers of Shahbaz Taseer at advanced stage

    Lahore: After months in captivity, the family of kidnapped Shahbaz Taseer, the son of the slain Pakistani politician Salmaan Taseer, has said that negotiations with the abductors are at an advanced stage and the family believes he will be freed soon.

  • Pakistan will have to redefine its military doctrine: PM

    Islamabad: Warning that “forces of doom and gloom” are bent on derailing the system, Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that Pakistan will have to redefine its military doctrine to comprehensively tackle terrorism.

  • Ami Bera named on US House panel on foreign affairs

    Washington: California physician Ami Bera, who has become the third Indian-American member of the US House of Representatives, has been named on three prestigious committees on foreign affairs, science, space and technology. Bera’s parents migrated to the US from India in the 1950s.

  • 700 bug species in breast milk!

    Madrid:  Scientists using DNA sequencing have identified more than 700 bug species in breast milk, the main source of nourishment for newborns.

  • High drama at ex-Army Chief V K Singh’s house

    New Delhi : An army officer illegally entered the sprawling bungalow of former Army chief Gen V.K. Singh on Saturday and fiddled with the communication equipment, his counsel Vishwajeet Singh alleged. But V K Singh’s family alleged that it was an attempt to plant snooping bugs. The army said the incident occurred due to a communication gap.

  • Delhi Police action is an attempt to muzzle people’s voice:BJP

    New Delhi: BJP today condemned the Delhi Police action against a news channel which aired an interview of the gang-rape victim’s friend, saying it is an attempt to muzzle the voice of the people and an attack on freedom of the press.

  • Shinde refuses to comment on claim of tardy police response

    Surat: Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde today refused to get into the controversy over the claim by the friend of the Delhi gang-rape victim that police response to their distress was tardy, saying he would comment only after knowing the facts.

  • Ranji: Hosts Saurashtra to take on Karnataka

    Rajkot: After beating Madhya Pradesh by 227 runs in their last league match, hosts Saurashtra will be up against Karnataka in what promises to an evenly-contested quarterfinal match starting tomorrow at the Saurashtra University ground here.

  • Angst is new mantra of Indian progressive arts

    New Delhi: The new performing arts of contemporary India are chanting the mantra of social angst and the slow transformation the country is going through on the road to a new order.

  • Major fire at IOC facility in Hazira near Surat

    Surat: A major fire broken out on Saturday at storage tanks of Indian Oil Corporation’s terminal at Hazira port here, fire brigade officials said.

  • MS Dhoni doubtful for New Delhi ODI: Reports

    New Delhi: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was today rendered a doubtful starter for tomorrow’s third and final One-dayer against Pakistan due to a sore back, forcing the team management to call up Dinesh Karthik as the back up.

  • Delhi gang-rape: Court takes cognisance of charge sheet

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today took cognizance of the charge sheet filed by police in the case of December 16 gangrape of a 23-year-old paramedical student who died in a Singapore hospital 13 days later.

  • JDS will support no-confidence motion: Deve Gowda

    Bijapur: Amid the threat by B S Yeddyurappa to topple the BJP Government in Karnataka, JDS today said it was ready to support a Congress no-confidence motion against the Jagadish Shettar Ministry.

  • It’s official now: Barack Obama has won

    Washington: It’s now official. A full two months after the Nov 6 presidential poll President Barack Obama has been declared re-elected defeating his Republican challenger Mitt Romney by 332 to 206 electoral votes.