Free Press Journal
  • DSP murder case: Two accused sent to CBI custody till Mar 18

    Lucknow: Two close aides of former Uttar Pradesh minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh were remanded in CBI custody till March 18 by the agency court here in connection with the murder case of Kunda DSP Zia-Ul-Haq.

  • Animal tests for cosmetics banned in EU

    London: A ban on selling cosmetics that have been tested on animals has come into force throughout the entire European Union (EU).

  • Newspaper group in Mexico to end crime coverage

    Mexico City: The Zocalo newspaper group, which publishes dailies in northern Mexico, said that it would stop reporting on organized crime because “there are no guarantees or security for the full exercise of journalism”.

  • Over 3,000-years old statues found in Egypt

    Cairo: A team of German archaeologists has found 14 statues of Sekhmet, the ancient Egyptian goddess of war and destruction, dating from no later than 1372 B.C., the Egyptian Antiquities Ministry announced.

  • Cops give clean chit to 8 accused in constable Tomar’s death

    New Delhi: The eight persons booked on murder charge for Constable Subhash Tomar’s death during anti-rape protests here were today given a clean chit by Delhi police which informed the High Court that “no evidence” was found against them.

  • Hasan Ali held for getting passport on false info

    Pune:  Businessman Hasan Ali Khan, who is facing trial in a case of money-laundering and tax evasion, has been arrested by Pune police in a case of furnishing “false information to obtain passport,” police said today.

  • Differences persist, anti-rape bill referred to EGoM

    New Delhi: The tough law to tackle crimes against women was today referred to an Empowered Group of Ministers as differences persisted in the Cabinet over certain provisions pertaining to stalking, voyeurism and lowering the age of consensual sex to 16 years.

  • Kerala to seek legal option in marines’ case

    Thiruvananthapuram: Terming as unacceptable Italy’s decision not to send its two marines back to India to face trial for allegedly killing two fishermen, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said Kerala would explore legal options to ensure justice to the kin of the deceased fishermen.

  • HC blast: Charges of waging war to be framed against Malik

    New Delhi: A Delhi court will tomorrow frame additional charges, including that of waging war against the country, against Wasim Akram Malik, arrested for his alleged role in the September 2011 Delhi High Court blast case.

  • JK Assembly adjourned thrice amid pandemonium over Guru issue

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Assembly was today adjourned thrice as pandemonium broke out after Opposition members created unruly scenes over Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde’ statement that the body of Afzal Guru will not be returned to his family.

  • Yeddyurappa to set his eyes on assembly polls

    Bangalore: After playing spoilsport to the ruling BJP in the recently concluded polls to Urban Local Bodies in Karnataka, KJP President B S Yeddyurappa today set his eyes on storming the Assembly in upcoming elections.

  • Cruise missile Nirbhay deviates from flight path

    Balasore (Odisha): India’s first indigenously developed sub-sonic cruise missile Nirbhay today failed to hit the target in its maiden test-firing as it had to be terminated mid-way after deviating from the flight course.