Free Press Journal
  • CBI analyses more documents; set to question persons in PE

    New Delhi: CBI today analysed fresh documents received from Italy as it prepared to examine former IAF Chief S P Tyagi and 10 others named in its Preliminary Enquiry(PE) to probe allegations of kickbacks in the VVIP chopper deal.

  • Chopper deal: CVC likely to summon Defence Ministry official

    New Delhi: The Central Vigilance Commission is likely to summon chief vigilance officer of the Defence Ministry apparently irked over delay in submitting its findings on a complaint of alleged irregularities in the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal.

  • Women sexual harassment bill moved in Rajya Sabha

    New Delhi: Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath Tuesday moved in the Rajya Sabha a bill to prevent sexual harassment of women at workplace and give safe and enabling environment to working women.

  • 83,000 toxic chemicals pose unknown threats

    Sydney:  Some 83,000 synthetic chemicals circulate freely in water, soil, air, wildlife, food and manufactured goods, posing unknown threats to human and environmental health, scientists warn.

  • Healthy eating heavy on the pocket

    Sydney: Healthy eating as a mantra may have gained popularity but it could be a little too heavy on the pockets of those from low income groups, Australian research says.

  • ‘Rail budget disappointing for suburban commuters’

    Mumbai: The suburban railway commuters’ bodies today said they were disappointed by the budget as it has overlooked the hardships faced by about 75 lakh daily commuters even as the railway minister announced the much awaited introduction of AC local from the next fiscal.

  • Rail budget has camouflaged hikes, say BJP and Left

    New Delhi: The BJP and the Left Tuesday slammed the government’s railway budget, saying it was eyewash as there were camouflaged hikes in passenger fares apart from the increase that took place before parliament’s budget session started.

  • SAI refuses to bear airfare, India withdraws from Azlan Shah

    New Delhi: Five-time champions India were today forced to withdraw from next month’s prestigious Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament after the Sports Authority of India refused to bear the travel expenditure of the national team.

  • Hiked charges will not burden common man, says Pawan Kumar Bansal

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Tuesday said raising charges for services like Tatkal booking, reservation and cancellation of tickets was an attempt to rein in touts and will not burden the common man.

  • Teachers’ body accuse SP legislator of manhandling

    Aligarh: Several primary school teachers today s aged a protest here and burnt effigy of Samajwadi party MLA Bhagwan Sharma, alleging that he manhandled some of them when they met him to submit a memorandum.

  • Bomb scare at IGI airport’

    New Delhi: A day after three suspicion-evoking bags created panic in the capital at separate places, security officials at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport were in a tizzy Tuesday after receiving a warning about a bomb on an Indigo airlines flight. The call turned out to be a hoax.

  • Hyd blast: NIA seeks custody of suspected IM operatives

    New Delhi: The NIA has moved a Delhi court seeking custody of two alleged operatives of banned terror outfit Indian Mujahideen to interrogate them in connection with the twin blasts in Hyderabad which claimed 16 lives.

  • No decision taken on recording complaint against Kurien:Govt

    Kochi: Kerala Government today informed the High Court that it had not yet taken a final decision on whether or not to register the complaint filed by the Suryanelli rape victim against Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien seeking to make him an accused in the case.

  • Investigating Officer in 26/11 terror case quits

    Mumbai: The investigating officer in the 26/11 terror attack case, who had helped build a water-tight case against Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, has resigned, police sources said today.